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Win an automotive icon with the new GM aftersales ‘Dream Machine’ promotion

PRESS RELEASE The all-new C8 Corvette Stingray is taking the automotive world by storm, wowing people with its eye-catching good looks, incredible sound as well as power and performance capabilities. Available for the very first time as a factory-manufactured right-hand drive, the new model is starting to arrive in Australia and New Zealand and is […]

6th Generation Mercedes-Benz C200/300 launch drive

2022 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Review NZ

As we neared the end of 2021, I found myself behind the wheel of the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class in my home town of Swindon, England. Now although I often refer to the Wiltshire town as ‘the New York of the South’, I have to say that the unkempt roads and 30mph speed limits did very […]

The all-new Nissan X-Trail is coming to NZ soon

PRESS RELEASE Nissan will soon welcome an all-new X-TRAIL in New Zealand, once again resetting the benchmark for family friendly adventure SUVs. The X-TRAIL will launch in New Zealand towards the end of 2022, and is all-new in every sense, featuring a new platform, new safety equipment, and improved levels of capability courtesy of a […]

Greener Jeep and Performance parts headed to Utah

PRESS RELEASE The Jeep® brand is headed back to its ‘home away from home’ – Moab, Utah, – for the 56th annual Easter Jeep Safari, scheduled for April 9-17, 2022. For more than five decades, thousands of enthusiasts and Jeep brand loyalists gather to take part in one of the largest off-road gatherings in the world […]

Shhhh – We drive NZ’s First all-electric ute

LDV EV T60 ute

Getting up when it’s still dark to drive from Auckland to Taupo is hardly my idea of fun, especially when it was in order to drive some vans (even if they were very good Electric ones). However, shut my mouth, as LDV vehicle importer Great Lakes Motor Distributors had something extra special up their sleeve […]

Chitham Chat

Claire Chitham MG Motors

Kiwi Soap star Claire Chitham comes clean about her car history, acting career, book on ‘Good Living’ and her new MG Motors NZ Ambassadorship. What got you into acting? According to my  mother, I’ve been acting since I came out of the womb. Apparently I was performing at the age of 5 in school in […]

The Alfa Romeo 916 Spider is Still a Drop Top Delight

Milan. Duetto. Dustin Hoffman. Mention these three and only one car will spring to mind, the Alfa Romeo Spider. For a long time, no other Italian sports car could catch Alfa Romeo’s 105-series Spider for elegantly simple drop-top driving fun. It was always going to be a hard act to follow, but not impossible. Enrico […]