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Rodin Cars Formula 1 bid unsuccessful

Rodin Cars participated in the recent FIA process aimed at gaining entry into the prestigious Formula 1 World Championship. Unfortunately, their bid was not successful. David Dicker Founder of Rodin Cars, released a statement to provide insight into the key points of the bid that they believe justified its merit and considered ‘in the public […]

Polestar 3 development nears completion

Polestar 3

Development of Polestar 3 continues at pace and is nearing completion, after two weeks of extreme hot weather testing in the United Arab Emirates. With production planned to start in the first quarter of 2024, Polestar will soon have three models on the road, including the two new SUVs, Polestar 3 and Polestar 4. Following […]

Rugged AND Refined – 2023 Silverado ZR2 and LTZ review

Silverado ZR2 and XLT review NZ

GMSV (GM Special Vehicles) has just released the latest 4th generation Chevrolet Silverado truck into the wilds of NZ, it’s been revamped, up-spec’d and (currently) comes in two models, the LTZ and for the first time ever, the ZR2 – and we managed to get our hands on both! The Chevrolet Silverado has been a […]

The new Mercedes-AMG GLC Coupé

Mercedes-AMG GLC Coupé

A few weeks after the presentation of the new Mercedes-AMG GLC SUV, the performance and sports car brand is presenting the new GLC Coupé. It completes the successful midsize series from Mercedes-AMG and sets another highlight in the model portfolio with its combination of dynamic elegance and characteristic AMG features. Striking proportions and exciting surfaces […]

Why is my vehicle swaying my vote?

Tarmac Tantrum

It’s clear that the election circus is well underway in NZ, with doors being knocked, babies being kissed and roadsides being littered with signs, however, with clean car, ute tax, potholes, petrol prices and now speed signs, I can’t help but feel that this time around the parties are trying to woo my car not […]

Is the missing Hot Wheels car yours?

Bruce Pascal Hot Wheels

Hot Wheels collector searching for missing car in his 7,000 strong diecast collection. Could it be yours? Hot Wheels – has partnered with celebrated industry figure and renowned collector Bruce Pascal to embark on a mission to find the ‘Missing Car’ in his collection. Proud owner of the world’s rarest Hot Wheels collection of cars […]

Who Wants an Autonomous Car? We All Do, and Here’s Why!

Who Wants an Autonomous Car?

I recently ventured into a car showroom (the brand isn’t relevant) and asked the salesman if anyone had requested purchasing ‘a car that they didn’t need to drive?’ Quite rightly he looked at me as if I was mad and responded with an emphatic ‘NO’. Which in turn begs the question, who wants an autonomous […]

$200k raised in 2023 Starship Supercar Show

2023 Starship Supercar Show

They’re the stuff of dreams for many, and for two days the Starship Supercar Show gave thousandsof kiwi car fans a chance to get up close to some of the world’s finest automobiles in the GiltrapGroup HQ in Auckland’s Grey Lynn. The decision to double the length of the show proved to be a winner, […]

UK revises their ‘net zero’ plan, will other countries follow suit?


This week, the Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has eased the ban on ICE vehicle sales by five years while remaining steadfast in their ‘net zero by 2050’ commitment – it makes for an interesting read and begs the question ‘will other countries ease a little too?’  In their media statement: The Prime Minister vows to […]