Auckland drivers warned of ANZAC road closures

Posted on April 22nd, 2014

As the Grafton Gully cycleway project enters the final months of construction, the NZ Transport Agency reminds drivers of project-related closures of Wellesley Street East in central Auckland. Wellesley Street East between Princes Street and Read More

Road Tests / Car Reviews: BMW X5 M50d 2014

Posted on April 21st, 2014

For those people who wanted to buy a large luxury SUV (or SAV in BMW parlance), the biggest conundrum was did they plump for the diesel version or the petrol version. Obviously at this end Read More

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

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