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Arts and Crafts – 2021 Lexus ES300h Limited review

2022 Lexus ES300h review NZ

It’s hard not to look at a new Lexus (both inside and out) and not be wowed by its creative design and utter craftsmanship. Throughout their rather extensive range, the Lexus ‘Takumi’ artisans run amok creating vehicles and cabins that are eye-catching and uplifting – and that’s exactly how I felt in the new ES300h […]

Phantom Orchid an inspirational symbol for our times

PRESS RELEASE The ‘one of one’ Rolls-Royce Phantom Orchid has been designed for Singapore. The orchid was selected as an inspirational theme for resilience, beauty and strength. Orchids have long been a focal point for art through the ages, but this is the first time they have been chosen for a Rolls-Royce commission. The orchid […]

Renowned Kiwi actress joins as MG brand ambassador

Claire Chitham MG NZ

PRESS RELEASE Renowned Kiwi actress Claire Chitham has partnered with one of the country’s fastest growing newvehicle brands, joining MG in a brand ambassador role. As part of a Q1 strategy for the new year, the popular marque is embracing all things Life, so the newpartnership is particularly apt considering Claire’s own journey. She is […]

The new BMW 8 Series Coupé, Convertible, and Gran Coupé

PRESS RELEASE BMW has evolved the profile of its luxury sports cars – the BMW 8 Series Coupé, Convertible, and Gran Coupé, with striking design revisions and specification enhancements that strengthen its blend of performance, refinement and exclusivity. Notably, a redesigned front section makes for an exterior look that is as exciting as it is […]

Bentley’s first BEV

PRESS RELEASE Bentley’s first-ever Battery-Powered Electric Vehicle (BEV) will be developed and built in the UK with the company committing to investing £2.5 billion in sustainability over the next ten years. The announcement is a major boost for the UK economy and also helps secure Bentley’s first step into electrification at the production plant, where […]

Armstrong announce new ‘Supersite’

PRESS RELEASE Armstrong’s, one of the largest privately owned groups of automotive brands in the country, has announced it is taking over the massive two hectare site at 8 Forge Way in Mt Wellington/Panmure in 2022, previously occupied by Fleet Partners. The site will be used to house an expansive Toyota dealership for Auckland City […]

C 4 Comfort – 2022 Citroen C4 review

Citroen C4 review NZ

French car maker Citroen has a reputation for comfort that extends way back to the 2CV’s of the 1930’s, when it was suggested that the 2CV should be able to carry a basket of eggs across a ploughed field without them being scrambled. Fast forward nine decades and this ‘comfort’ mantra remains alive and kicking […]

ŠKODA AUTO uses seat covers made from recycled PET bottles

PRESS RELEASE ŠKODA AUTO has replaced its classic equipment lines with Design Selections for the interior of the all-electric ŠKODA ENYAQ iV. The Czech car manufacturer combines wool with recycled polyester from disposable PET-bottles for the seat covers of the Design Selection LODGE. In collaboration with suppliers and the scientific community, the company is working […]