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Test Driving the Lexus LX450d – Penthouse suite (with sea views)

The concept of penthouse prestigious living dates back to New York in the roaring twenties where heavy city construction meant for cramped spaces for the masses and the need for the elite to distinguish themselves. The building itself is often irrelevant as it’s more about the apartments location, design, view and luxurious fittings. The penthouse […]

Yamaha MT-03 Lessons – Positioning

As some of you are probably aware, I’m learning to ride a motorcycle and so far it’s been quite a journey. This weekend however my education took a giant leap forward and it’s all about positioning. Without getting too philosophical ‘positioning’ comes into our lives in so many ways ( we jostle for position at […]

Book By The Cover – The Kia Sportage

I was actually going to call this piece ‘throw the book at it’ because that’s what I think Kia have done with their new Sportage GT Line but I get the negative connotations, hence the new title which works just as well. You see for me, I have (historically) always thought that Kia’s have been […]


Exclusively revealed one month ahead of the Paris Motor Show, Citroën CXPERIENCE CONCEPT demonstrates the brand’s capacity to deploy its “Be Different, Feel Good” promise in the large saloon segment.  With its distinctive body style, this new concept overturns established codes and illustrates the benefits of the “Citroën Advanced Comfort®” programme. The CXPERIENCE concept car […]

My Date with Rolls-Royce Dawn

Rolls-Royce NZ

You may recall that several months ago I had lunch with Dawn, a stunning British Model who has links to the Royal family. I felt we hit it off and I made it clear I wanted to meet again. However, for one reason or another our diaries had difficulty in finding mutually convenient dates (she […]

Spot removal – Honda Civic RS

Hailing from the forever sunny town of Swindon in the UK, I have to admit to having quite a soft spot for the Honda brand. Just on the outskirts of town Honda built a production facility that employed thousands (and therefore put money into our local economy), initiated apprentice schemes, assisted with Schools and colleges […]

Punching above its weight – Porsche 718 Boxster S

Rocky Marciano is name that is synonymous to the world of Boxing. Depending on whom you talk to (or what list you look at) he has been classed as the best the world has seen and yet also barely scraped in to the top 10. Most of the variance is due to the lack of […]

Captiva-ting family visit – Holden Captiva

Holden Captiva review New Zealand My parents have just been down from the UK to visit for a few weeks and as such bumped the family network up to six. Now although it was obviously a family visit, it was also a holiday for them too; so despite the rain and unusual cold spell we […]