Holden Cruze SRi Hatchback 2013 – Review

Posted on June 25th, 2013

The only way to arrive at Fieldays is via jet boat or helicopter. It avoids the 20-minute queue into the car park and the resulting walk from several leagues away. We opted for the jet Read More

Hyundai Santa Fe 3.3 V6 Elite – Review

Posted on June 16th, 2013

Comfort in our vehicles is an incrementally improving thing. Every year the bar that measures what equipment should come as standard is raised, and that leads to heavier and heavier vehicles that are more and Read More

Suzuki Swift Sport 3-door 2013 Review

Posted on June 2nd, 2013

Nothing says “I love driving enthusiastically by myself” like a car that makes it difficult to get passengers in. Of course, just having one door would be the perfect statement, but the impracticality would ensure Read More

Hyundai i40 CRDi Elite 2013 vs Hyundai i45 Elite Ltd 2013 – Review

Posted on May 29th, 2013

As New Zealand is the only country in the world still selling the i45 (which is a rebadged Sonata), let’s have a look at whether you’d get one of those or the i40. We took Read More

Mazda Mazda6 LTD Sedan 2013 Review

Posted on May 28th, 2013

If we’re talking movies, the last one in the trilogy is usually the worst. Most often it’s the first, and sometimes it’s the second (like The Empire Strikes Back and Aliens). This Mazda6 LTD sedan Read More

Toyota Aurion Sportivo ZR6 2013 Review

Posted on May 23rd, 2013

The Aurion is the car that almost bridges the gap between Toyota and Lexus. You get the same 200kW, 336Nm, 3.5-litre V6 that you’ll find in an RX350 and, while the interior is not quite Read More

Mazda Mazda6 GSX 2013 Review

Posted on May 13th, 2013

When you want one of the best-looking station wagons out there to have a little more pep than the base model GLX, but not the largesse of the top-of-the-range LTD, then you go for the Read More

Nissan Pulsar Ti 2013 Review

Posted on May 7th, 2013

It’s a long time since I’ve driven a Nissan Pulsar. It was a second hand version of the hot GTi-R, and it was a few years ago. In fact, the GTi-R is the only exciting Read More