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Dream BIG – 6th Generation Honda CR-V first drive

all-new Honda CR-V first drive NZ

With five generations of history to draw upon, Honda’s second most popular vehicle (after the Jazz) is back and literally bigger than ever. But wait there’s more, it sits on a totally new platform, has a new powertrain, new exhaust, fresh design (inside and out) and greater tech. We headed to Nelson at the top […]

Audi RS e-tron GT – first drive

Audi RS e-tron GT review NZ

‘Vorsprung Durch Technik’ has been car maker Audi’s tagline for, well forever (okay 1971). It was first released to emphasise how advanced the NSU Ro 80 was, but as we take our first NZ look (and drive) of the all new Audi e-tron RS GT. Its ‘Progress through Technology’ meaning has arguably never been truer.    […]

The EscaPHEV – Ford Escape PHEV first drive

Ford Escape PHEV

Yesterday we were invited to the unveiling of the new Ford Escape PHEV, which in their own words, ‘is the beginning of a number of electric passenger vehicles’ that will soon grace New Zealand’s shores. Not only did we get to hear all about this hybrid powered SUV but also got to take it for […]

2021 Jaguar F-Pace – First Drive

2021 Jaguar F-Pace

The invitation from Jaguar NZ read ‘launch event 10pm – 12am’ and I assumed it was a typo – but no, thanks to multiple experiences and positive feedback from Hong Kong, a night time launch is apparently the ideal way to experience a Jaguar F-Pace in the environment that it is frequently driven – the […]

Alfa Romeo Giulia first drive – An Italian Renaissance

There’s absolutely no doubt in my mind about the love that surrounds Alfa Romeo. Despite; or maybe even because of its faults and quirkiness, it’s a brand that inspires great passion and desire. Of course, it’s not without just cause, both design and performance are there with abundance, mind you; it’s fair to say that […]