Nissan’s ‘Father of the Z’ executive dies

Posted on February 23rd, 2015

The Japanese national and company executive who built the Datsun brand in the U.S. market and created the “Z’ brand has died at the age of 105 years in a Tokyo hospital from heart failure. Read More

Mazda to feature at Goodwood speed festival

Posted on February 23rd, 2015

Mazda will be the central feature marque at the 2015 Goodwood festival of speed being held in the United Kingdom in June. It will take centre stage at the world’s most prestigious motoring festival, celebrating Read More

SuperShow and the Eagles will attract motor home buyers

Posted on February 23rd, 2015

The prospect of selling a new motorhome to more than 700 members of the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association will see a number of manufacturer and resellers exclusively show new products at next months Covi Read More

Restored aluminium Gullwing receives Mercedes-Benz stamp of approval

Posted on February 23rd, 2015

A rare aluminium bodied 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing has received the Mercedes-Benz stamp of approval after a thorough and detailed restoration by it’s New Zealand owner says the local distributor. Following inspection and due Read More

$15,990 open for small Suzuki

Posted on February 20th, 2015

Suzuki New Zealand had officially launched the Suzuki Celerio, replacing the Alto and Splash in its small car range. The Thai-built Celerio has had a troubled start, with right-hand-drive variants taken temporarily off the road Read More

Mercedes opens order book on C63

Posted on February 20th, 2015

Mercedes Benz has announced pricing of their upcoming Mercedes-AMG C63 S model. Available from the third-quarter of this year, the model will be available from $164,900 for the sedan and $167,900 for the estate. Despite Read More

Commercials lead in Colonial result

Posted on February 19th, 2015

Colonial Motor Company has released its financial results for the second half of 2014, with revenue up but profits down slightly as lower dairy prices and a competitive market hit its bottom line. Revenue for Read More

NX200t debuts first turbocharged Lexus engine

Posted on February 19th, 2015

Lexus’ first petrol turbo engine and the first ever turbo charged Atkinson Cycle engine has arrived in the New Zealand market. The new 175kW turbo-charged four-cylinder 2-litre engine powers the NX200t SUV line, which consists Read More