Mazda gets mad with Mike

Posted on June 18th, 2014

Mazda New Zealand will be getting a healthy dose of madness over the coming year as they hitch a ride with drifting superstar Mike Whiddett. Known to millions as ‘Mad Mike’, Whiddett has won drifting Read More

Toyota backing for Karts

Posted on June 18th, 2014

In its latest move to help develop young Kiwi motorsport talent, Toyota Racing New Zealand will back this year’s KartSport New Zealand National Schools’ Championship in Palmerston North next month. The two-day Toyota Racing New Read More

Isuzu Ute launches MU-X SUV in New Zealand

Posted on June 17th, 2014

Isuzu Ute New Zealand (IUNZ) has launched one variant of it’s MU-X 7-seater SUV onto the New Zealand market, its a high grade specification model with leather upholstery, front and rear cabin climate air-conditioning, an Read More

Greener guilt-free Lotus performance

Posted on June 16th, 2014

Lotus says the arrival of the supercharged Elise S Club Racer will provide drivers with a greener guilt-free performance trip. With a 0-100 km/h time of 4.6 seconds, it is based on the Lotus Elise Read More

Kia satisfies fussy Germans

Posted on June 16th, 2014

The Kia Sportage has topped its class in a survey on owner satisfaction by JD Power automotive consultants, centred on the hard-to-please German market. Furthermore Kia Motors itself has risen five places in the overall Read More

Subaru aims for Nurburgring trifecta

Posted on June 13th, 2014

Subaru Tecnica International (STI) will take on the German Nürburgring 24-Hour Race this month in a new generation all-wheel-drive WRX STI racing car. It is the seventh consecutive year in which the team has headed Read More

Nissan shows off new Navara

Posted on June 12th, 2014

Nissan has taken the covers off one of its key model updates – its next generation Navara – in Thailand. Taking strong-cues from its Pathfinder and X-Trail SUVs, the new NP300 Navara looks more sculpted, Read More

Honda wants great things from new Jazz

Posted on June 11th, 2014

Honda has laid down the gauntlet to the light and small car market, it wants to double sales of its new Jazz. Honda hopes that the value for money proposition offered by the new Jazz Read More