New XC-90 retail price starts under $100k

Posted on February 17th, 2015

The new Volvo XC-90 SUV is due to arrive in New Zealand before the end of June with prices starting at $97,900. The plug-in hybrid T8 Twin Engine model will retail from $134,900. A left-hand-drive Read More

Only two limited edition HSV models bound for NZ

Posted on February 17th, 2015

Australian performance specialist HSV has released details of a new limited edition model based off the Senator Signature but only two will be available to New Zealand buyers. It is the first limited edition model Read More

Third-generation Audi TT launches virtual cockpit

Posted on February 16th, 2015

Audi New Zealand has launched the third generation TT and TTS coupe and roadster into New Zealand with the new Audi virtual cockpit instrument panel. Trend setting progressives are the target market for the new Read More

Aucklanders hire car they dream of owning

Posted on February 13th, 2015

While just 13% of New Zealanders hire a car they dream of owning, in Auckland 21% of people admit to doing so. That result came as part of a new survey looking into New Zealanders’ Read More

Updates for CX-5

Posted on February 13th, 2015

Mazda has given a facelift and additional specification to its CX-5 for the 2015 model year. Mazda New Zealand Managing Director Andrew Clearwater says the original CX-5 made an unprecedented impact in New Zealand and Read More

Reality show commissioned about iconic car wreckers

Posted on February 12th, 2015

A reality television show is set to be made about iconic central plateau vehicle wreckers Horopito Motors. Goings-on at the business, in the former town of Horopito, near Ohakune, will be chronicled in Smashed Palace, Read More

Automotive history up for grabs on Trade Me

Posted on February 12th, 2015

Ford New Zealand is to auction FPV GT F #50, with a portion of the sale proceeds going to a charity partner. Only 50 of the Ford Falcon FPV GT Fs were built for sale Read More

5-star for Sonata

Posted on February 11th, 2015

The new Hyundai Sonata has claimed a 5-star safety rating from the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme. But while the car has reached the top rung of the safety ladder, the Automobile Association has called Read More