Loose screw causes Porsche engine recall

Posted on March 26th, 2014

German sports car manufacturer Porsche is recalling all 785 of its 2014 production 911 GT3 cars for a complete engine replacement due to potential fire concerns. Two engine fires in GT3 models saw the company Read More

Lotus debut at CRC Speedshow

Posted on March 26th, 2014

Following the opening of its new Auckland showroom in Newmarket, British sports car manufacturer Lotus make its CRC Speedshow debut this July. Lotus Auckland general manager James Berry says the manufacturer’s strong ties with motor-sport Read More

Topless in New York for 25 years

Posted on March 24th, 2014

Mazda North American operations (MNAO) is putting plans in place to celebrate 25 years of the MX-5 at next month’s New York international auto show. Showcasing 15 MX-5 vehicles, from show concepts to race cars Read More

Land Rover goes sailing with Red Bull

Posted on March 24th, 2014

Already the main partner of the extreme sailing series, Land Rover is now also the official team and vehicle partner to the Red Bull team. Land Rover has a long tradition with sailing reaching as Read More

GTS Porsches due in September

Posted on March 24th, 2014

Porsche has just released the more powerful and upmarket Boxster GTS and Cayman GTS models in European markets, and New Zealand customers can expect delivery in September. Silky black gloss GTS (Gran Turismo Sport) lettering Read More

More noise needed for Electric Vehicles

Posted on March 21st, 2014

The European Commission wants to mandate the installation of acoustic vehicle alerting systems (AVAS) into all new electric vehicles (EV) to make them safer for pedestrians, cyclists, and the visually impaired. The EC says the Read More

Living with a Holden Volt – part one and two

Posted on March 20th, 2014

Car and SUV recently handed back Holden’s Volt plug-in electric/hybrid vehicle after a two-month extended test drive. Why did we do this? Because we already knew we liked the vehicle. We drove it on arrival Read More

Snow Park partners with Audi

Posted on March 20th, 2014

The new Snow Park ice driving experience, which is starting its operation near Wanaka in July 2014, has announced that it will officially partner with Audi. “It is the only ice driving experience in the Read More