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A Spirited Compact Hatchback – 2023 Honda Jazz RS review

2023 Honda Jazz RS review NZ

Soichiro Honda, the founder of Honda is famous for saying ‘if Honda doesn’t race then there is no Honda’ and that emphatic statement is the core ingredient (albeit not exactly F1) of the new Jazz RS e:HEV. The brand’s popular hatchback has been given some RS treatment and I got to spend some time with […]

Aston Martin announces Bowers & Wilkins as official audio partner

Debuting in the new DB12, Aston Martin drivers will be able to enjoy the newly developed Bowers & Wilkins Surround Sound System in their cars for the first time, as two iconic British brands announce an exciting new audio partnership. In the pursuit of the ultimate sensory experience, Bowers & Wilkins’ and Aston Martin’s world […]

Ride like the wind – Maserati Grecale first drive

Maserati Grecale review NZ

As with the many of their nameplates as far back as the ‘60s, prestigious Italian automotive brand Maserati’s all-new Grecale is named after a famous Mediterranean wind. But more importantly, whichever model you find yourself behind the wheel of (GT, Modena or Trofeo), this terrific SUV is like riding a tornado.  The Grecale may be […]

X and Y Z – Lexus RX and RZ first drives

Lexus RX and RZ review NZ

There is something rather special about driving around the deep dark south of New Zealand, the endless flowing curves, the unpredictable gradients and cambers, and the long stretches of traffic-free tarmac that head towards a backdrop of the snow-peaked southern alps. In fact, the only thing that can make the experience better is when you’re […]

The world’s first Super Tourer – Aston Martin unveils the DB12

After being lauded as the inventor of the Grand Tourer, Aston Martin has now taken the segment to a next level with the new DB12 by calling it the world’s first Super Tourer. And with New Zealand being an important market for the British carmaker, they decided to ship its only prototype in the Southern […]