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

Toyota Corolla Levin ZR vs Corolla GLX (2013) Review

Posted on February 18th, 2013

When it comes to popularity contests the Corolla Levin ZR and GLX are the Wills and Kate of the car world. The Corolla, a 5-door, front-wheel drive hatchback, is the biggest-selling car by quite a Read More

Toyota Land Cruiser LX Turbo Diesel 4 Dr Double Cab CC Review

Posted on January 24th, 2013

At the very toughest end of the Toyota range sits the Land Cruiser 70. It’s a purebred workhorse designed to haul and tow whatever is required over terrain that is rugged and unforgiving. Propelled by Read More

Toyota Corolla Wagon 2012 Review

Posted on November 29th, 2012

In human terms, the Corolla’s oldest traceable ancestors would be living in the mid 1700s. In car terms, things move more quickly and 1966 saw the birth of the first Corolla. This new version is Read More

Toyota Prius v S-Tech 2012 Review

Posted on November 9th, 2012

Whether it’s by happy accident or you’ve planned it, your four or more children put you in a small minority in New Zealand. Strictly speaking, having lots of children isn’t the most environmentally friendly thing Read More

Toyota Land Cruiser VX Limited 2012 Review

Posted on August 31st, 2012

Toyota’s flagship SUV packs a formidable list of features, but is it taking the traditional off-roader just too far? Starting in 1951 (which makes it the longest running Toyota model) out of a military jeep Read More

Toyota Avensis Tourer 2012 Review

Posted on August 25th, 2012

Quite possibly the wettest two weeks ever on the Coromandel thwarted my attempts to use a nice little beachside spot for photographing the Avensis. Upon taking advice from my friend (and Coromandel native), I proceeded Read More

Toyota Aurion Sportivo SX6 2012 Review

Posted on August 7th, 2012

When I picked up the Aurion after having Toyota’s Camry i-Tech for a week my first thought was why would anyone purchase an Aurion when the Camry is more comfortable and better specified? But a Read More