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Flexus Lexus – Lexus RX500h F-Sport Review

The new Lexus RX is quite a thing in terms of refinement and frugality. The fact this premium luxury SUV has been such a strong seller for the luxury arm of Toyota since inception in 1998 is testament to it being a very well sorted all-rounder. Now into its fifth generation, the RX is hybrid […]

Nissan to commercialise autonomous-drive mobility services by 2027

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced its roadmap to commercialize its inhouse-developed, autonomous-drive mobility services in Japan. This is a significant step towards the company’s long-term vision, Nissan Ambition 2030, to empower mobility by solving transportation service issues faced by local communities in Japan. Local communities have been facing several mobility challenges, such as driver shortages, […]

Reno and The Renault 5 E-Tech Electric

Renault 5 E-Tech NZ

Fun, iconic, innovative and in tune with modern times, the Renault 5 is back, reinvented to bring some sparkle to the world of compact electric vehicles. The original Renault 5 sold over 5.5 million units across five continents from 1972 to 1985. Always ahead of its time, it was the first car to achieve fuel […]

More premium new MG3 will mean NZ pricetag rise when launched

New MG3

The all-new MG3 is a technologically advanced hybrid supermini, offering a combination of performance, efficiency, and refinement has been revealed in Geneva. The new supermini is more spacious than the outgoing model, while retaining the compact footprint that makes the MG3 such a popular model, particularly for those mainly covering urban driving routes. Boasting high […]

Winners are Grinners – Tarmac Life Car of the Year winners

Don’t judge, but we’ve finally gotten around to delivering our 2023 Car of the Year Trophies, (we’ve been busy alright) and it’s fair to say that the recipients were very chuffed. To recap: Our ‘Small Lifestyle Car of the Year’ went to Opel with their nifty Astra. We loved the GSe! The ‘Medium Lifestyle Car […]

Ineos Automotive introduces the Fusilier

ONE VEHICLE, TWO POWERTRAINS INEOS Automotive has unveiled its brand new 4X4 vehicle, the INEOS Fusilier, following the confirmation of a zero-emission model line in May 2022. The new vehicle will deliver world-class off-road capability, with zero compromise to on-road performance, and offers both zero and low emission options.  Unveiled in London by Sir Jim Ratcliffe, […]

Tame it ain’t – 2024 Ford Puma ST review

2024 Ford Puma ST review NZ

The Ford Puma ST is a standout SUV that demands attention from the moment you set your eyes on it. The dual grill, reminiscent of the ST design, not only looks impressive but also ensures optimal airflow to the exhilarating (albeit small) engine. With its performance splitter and larger headlights, the front exudes confidence and […]

Škoda’s Enyaq family surpasses 200,000 production milestone

Škoda Auto has reached a significant milestone in advancing its e-mobility strategy, marking the production of 200,000 units of the Enyaq and Enyaq Coupé models. The jubilee car is a white Enyaq Coupé Sportline, which rolled off the production line on 16 February. In the current model year, the Enyaq continues to evolve with enhancements […]