Toyota Prius c 2012 Review

Posted on July 20th, 2012
Posted on July 20th, 2012

Today I read a scathing dissertation on global warming in Rolling Stone magazine. The main thrust of the article was that the globe simply can’t tolerate a 2% rise in CO2, but the oil companies Read More

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Toyota Camry Atara SX vs Toyota Camry GL 2012 Review

Posted on June 27th, 2012
Posted on June 27th, 2012

Should you go for the hotter-looking Camry Atara SX over the Camry GL and forget about the roughly seven grand more you’ll have to pony up, or is the base level GL so awesome that Read More

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Toyota Hilux 2WD Dual Cab 2012 Review

Posted on March 15th, 2012
Posted on March 15th, 2012

Aimed squarely at the urban tradesman, the Hilux was almost immediately pressed into service helping me move a large number of items from one storage place to another, including things like a ladder and garden Read More

Aimed squarely at the urban tradesman, the Hilux was almost immedi ...

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Toyota Yaris YRS 2012 Review

Posted on December 16th, 2011
Posted on December 16th, 2011

In the 1959 edition of The Observer’s Book of Automobiles, Stirling Moss, O.B.E wrote in the foreward, “In this compact little volume, the editor has contrived to present the more prominent and interesting of the Read More

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Toyota Ist 2008 Review

Posted on November 9th, 2011
Posted on November 9th, 2011

The Toyota Ist is based on the Yaris, but feels roomier. It’s a subcompact that comes with a 1.3 or 1.5-litre VVTi engine producing 65 and 81bhp respectively that drives the wheels through a 4-speed Read More

The Toyota Ist is based on the Yaris, but feels roomier. It’s a su ...

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Toyota Hilux 3-litre diesel 4×4 2011 Review

Posted on November 8th, 2011
Posted on November 8th, 2011

Always check if something doesn’t feel right. It’s a lesson I had a gentle reminder of when I took the new Hilux to the in-laws’ farm on the Coromandel Peninsula. I’ve driven various models of Read More

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Toyota Land Cruiser Prado VX Ltd 2011 Review

Posted on October 3rd, 2011
Posted on October 3rd, 2011

For 2011, Toyota’s Land Cruiser is celebrating 60 years of production in various rugged forms. This anniversary year has seen the introduction of the brawny FJ Cruiser, it’s seen special events and even journeys across Read More

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Toyota FJ Cruiser 2011 Review

Posted on July 1st, 2011
Posted on July 1st, 2011

It’s rare that any vehicle triggers a confused response from the average kiwi but the Toyota FJ Cruiser is one machine that can. With retro-inspired styling and unconventional angles the FJ Cruiser body has a Read More

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