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The snow was falling and Subarus were everywhere as Turoa ski field hosted another fantastic Subaru Top Weekend on August 22-23 at Mt Ruapehu. An early start for Subaru owners paid off, as the top Read More
The Warbirds over Wanaka international airshow will celebrate 100 years of trucking in 2016 and is inviting truck owners from all over New Zealand to register.
The ‘Warbirds and Wheels Century of Trucking’ display will be one of the feature exhibits at the 2016 airshow being held from March 25 to 27 at Wanaka Airport.
“Warbirds Over Wanaka has a tradition of not just celebrating aircraft but also other forms of motorised vehicles and we’re focussing on trucks for 2016,” says event manager, Mandy Deans. Continue reading “Celebrating a century of trucking at Wanaka airshow” »
The Warbirds over Wanaka international airshow will celebrate 100 year ...
For nearly a decade I’ve been covering the National Fieldays at Mystery Creek, where Hyundai New Zealand has established a huge presence in the form of their VIP parking area and marquee, as well as being the exclusive vehicle supplier to the agribusiness event. Continue reading “Hyundai: 2015 Santa Fe Elite diesel review” »
For nearly a decade I’ve been covering the National Fieldays at Myster ...
Rally New Zealand is back on the Coromandel for the second year in a row with the Mahindra Goldrush Rally of Coromandel.
This is the fifth round of the Brian Green Property Groups NZ Rally Champs and will take place on Saturday 22 August with up to 60 cars vying for pole position.
“We’re so pleased to host Rally NZ for another year,” says Thames-Coromandel District Council Mayor Glenn Leach. “The feedback we have received from organisers was that the drivers loved the route and the hospitality shown by the Coromandel community.” Continue reading “Mahindra-backed Rally NZ returns to the Coromandel” »
Rally New Zealand is back on the Coromandel for the second year in a r ...
The Giulietta name was first seen on an Alfa Romeo in 1954 which is also the year that Elvis Presley began his recording career. Owning an Alfa Romeo is a good talking point, but the purpose of this review is a little less conversation, a little more action, and more action is definitely what’s been provided in the 2015 model, especially if you get the Quadrifoglio Verde model with the 1.75-litre engine out of the beautiful 4C coupe. Continue reading “Alfa Romeo: 2015 Giulietta Distinctive TCT QV Line review” »
The Giulietta name was first seen on an Alfa Romeo in 1954 which is al ...
In a move that harks back to the Radisch Telstar and Millen Maxima, young Kiwi V8 SuperCar driver Scott McLaughlin now has a car bearing his name.
Volvo has released details of the Scott McLaughlin Limited Edition S60 and V60 Polestar models, ten of which are to be sold here in New Zealand.
Based on Volvo’s existing S60 and V60 Polestar models, the new editions get Ohlins adjustable suspension, Brembo 6-piston brakes, and unique Scott McLaughlin detailing among other changes. Continue reading “Kiwi racer gets own Volvo” »
In a move that harks back to the Radisch Telstar and Millen Maxima, yo ...
Toyota New Zealand has confirmed it will continue its financial backing of Emirates Team New Zealand for the 2017 Americas Cup.
Toyota has backed the team since its inception, but with controversy and change surrounding the team and sport some had questioned if existing partners would stick with the team.
The next America’s Cup is taking place in Bermuda, and the company says its support will be more important than ever. Continue reading “Toyota confirms continued sailing funding” »
Toyota New Zealand has confirmed it will continue its financial backin ...
Many years ago when I was a youngster, a music video with Olivia Newton-John used to play on the television that featured the Australian singer driving a silver Mercedes-Benz convertible.
Now I can’t remember the name of the song, but the image of the sleek looking silver-grey Mercedes-Benz convertible with the three pointed star badge taking pride of place on the bonnet has never left my consciousness. Continue reading “Mercedes-Benz: 2015 E 250 Night Edition Cabriolet review” »
Many years ago when I was a youngster, a music video with Olivia Newto ...
I’m sitting in Wellington airport as I write this review, listening to a woman talking loudly on the phone next to me advising her client how not to go bankrupt. What’s more distracting is that her client’s name is Darren, so every time she mentions his name it’s doubly attention-grabbing. The conversation pulls my focus away and proves how difficult it is for me to do two things at once. Continue reading “Jeep: 2015 Grand Cherokee Overland CRD review” »
I’m sitting in Wellington airport as I write this review, listening to ...