Peugeot returns to Dakar in 2015

Posted on April 17th, 2014

After smashing the Pikes Peak Hill Climb record in 2013 with the 208 T16 hill climb car, Peugeot Sport, Red Bull and Total have again joined forces for another challenge: the 2015 Dakar Rally. To Read More

Smartphone app rewards good drivers with lower premiums

Posted on April 16th, 2014

Safer drivers can benefit from lower insurance premiums based on their individual driving performance – thanks to a free smartphone app offered by Tower. ‘SmartDriver’ monitors and assesses an individual’s driving behaviour based on 250 Read More

Nissan drops the price on 370Z

Posted on April 15th, 2014

Nissan has significantly reduced the retail price on both the manual and automatic versions of its 370Z sports car. The 370Z coupe with a close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission has a new list price of $59,990 Read More

Road tests / Car Reviews: Volvo V40 T5 Cross Country 2014

Posted on April 12th, 2014

It may sit 40mm higher than a standard V40 hatch but the all-wheel-drive V40 T5 Cross Country pictured here is more of a crossover hot hatch than a hardcore off-road SUV. Don’t let the raised Read More

GT Turbo will reboot your thinking says Kia

Posted on April 10th, 2014

Kia’s first hot hatch the all-new Pro_cee’d GT Turbo has just been launched in New Zealand and the company claims it will reboot consumer perceptions about the brand. According to Kia the Pro_cee’d GT Turbo Read More

Front drive CRV gets luxury variant

Posted on April 9th, 2014

Honda is adding more choice to its range for two wheel drive CRV buyers, with a higher grade model known as the new SN variant. Offering increased fuel efficiency and advanced features, the SN is Read More

Drive-away pricing announced for new Mini hatch

Posted on April 9th, 2014

The long wait for Mini fans around the country is almost over, with the all-new model officially going on sale this weekend. “MINI fans are perhaps the most passionate of all motorists, as they unlike Read More

Lancer races to the top of the charts

Posted on April 8th, 2014

Now in its 40th year in New Zealand, Mitsubishi’s 2-litre Lancer sedan has raced to the top of the popularity charts. According to official motor industry figures*, in the 12 months to 31 March more Read More

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