Toyota: 2014 Hilux V6 SR5 review

Posted on May 22nd, 2014
Posted on May 22nd, 2014

Some 38 years ago the Hilux was unleashed onto New Zealand’s roads. Today, there are as many variants of the 2014 model as there are the days of Christmas: Double cab or single cab, four-wheel Read More

Some 38 years ago the Hilux was unleashed onto New Zealand’s roads. To ...

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Toyota: 2014 Land Cruiser Prado VX V6 review

Posted on May 13th, 2014
Posted on May 13th, 2014

One of those ads out there says that big is good. This Land Cruiser is so big that each one they build has a bottle of champagne cracked across its bow and is released from Read More

One of those ads out there says that big is good. This Land Cruiser is ...

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Toyota Hilux 3.0TD 4×4 Double Cab 2014 review

Posted on April 30th, 2014
Posted on April 30th, 2014

From humble beginnings as the robust, reliable, farmer’s friend, the Toyota’s double-cab Hilux is now a bona fide 5-ANCAP star sophisticate, as much at home in the suburbs as it is ‘on the range!’

From humble beginnings as the robust, reliable, farmer's friend, the T ...

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Toyota 86 RC 2014 review

Posted on March 27th, 2014
Posted on March 27th, 2014

When you’ve eaten the salmon terrine for the entrée and the rib eye fillet for the main, you don’t ask how many calories the crème brulee has because that’s ridiculous. Therefore I don’t care what Read More

When you’ve eaten the salmon terrine for the entrée and the rib eye fi ...

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Toyota RAV4 Limited (Diesel) 2013 Review

Posted on August 26th, 2013
Posted on August 26th, 2013

A few weeks ago we tested the Toyota RAV4 GXL petrol. We commented that it was good, but definitely not class-leading. Now we’re dealing with the top-of-the-line RAV4 Limited diesel. It carries a substantial price Read More

A few weeks ago we tested the Toyota RAV4 GXL petrol. We commented tha ...

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Toyota RAV4 GXL AWD 2013 Review

Posted on July 31st, 2013
Posted on July 31st, 2013

It’s not really a soft roader because it has a lockable differential to augment its all-wheel drive, so if you put a decent set of off-road tyres on it, you’ll get to some remote places. Read More

It’s not really a soft roader because it has a lockable differential t ...

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Toyota Aurion Sportivo ZR6 2013 Review

Posted on May 23rd, 2013
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

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Toyota Corolla Levin ZR vs Corolla GLX (2013) Review

Posted on February 18th, 2013
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

When it comes to popularity contests the Corolla Levin ZR and GLX ...

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