Here’s how the McLaren Speedtail gets to 403km/h

McLaren Speedtail

Following the announcement that the Speedtail – the fastest McLaren ever – had completed high-speed validation tests in the United States and reached its maximum speed of 403km/h (250mph) more than 30 times, McLaren engineers have been asked one question more than any other: ‘How does Speedtail go that fast?’ The answer is that a […]

DID YOU KNOW THAT MAZDA PIONEERED THE MODERN HATCHBACK? ME NEITHER

Mazda NZ

Mazda NZ – Launched in January 1977, the original Mazda 323 was Mazda’s first modern hatchback and the car that started a model lineage that stretches all the way to today’s Mazda3. A rear-wheel drive compact family car, the smartly styled first-generation 323 was a global success for Mazda. Sales continued until 1980 when it […]

SEAT’s colour by numbers

SEAT NZ

SEAT NZ – As production begins to ramp up at SEAT’s Martorell production facility, Barcelona, Spain, here’s some of the key numbers behind creating the perfect paint job. SEAT’s Martorell paint facilities can be found in workshops in 2B, 4, and 5 (out of 15). Every new vehicle undergoes a ritual in the paint area […]