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2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce Carbon review

2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce Carbon review

At first glance (or even second for that matter) you’d say that the 2021 model of the handsome and very Italian Giulia Veloce has barely been altered, however my friends, the latest model’s tech has been brought up to speed and if you’ve got a few extra bucks it can come sprinkled with Carbon Fibre. […]

Drop Top Stinger: Fiat 595 Abarth Convertible Review

When it comes to in house performance divisions of mainstream car makers, many names spring to mind. Mercedes has AMG, BMW has M Sport and Seat has Cupra. However, one maker of go faster cars often gets overlooked and for many, is the greatest of all. Abarth. If you dig deep enough, you find the […]

A taste of Italy – Alfa Romeo Giulietta review

Alfa Romeo Giulietta Review New Zealand

Alfa Romeo Giulietta review New Zealand When I picture Italy, I am consumed with images of endless summer days. An arid dusty countryside that extends out to the bright blue waters of the Mediterranean that surrounds it. Quaint little towns with narrow cobblestoned streets. Close-knit families sharing bottles of Chianti and dipping warm fragrant garlic […]

Cooking at 350-degrees – Maserati Levante 350 review

Maserati Levante 350 review

Maserati Levante 350 review experience Australia 350 degrees is the sweet spot in cooking. It’s the level that’s associated with the Maillard Reaction, essentially the chemical process that gives a multitude of foods a complex flavour and texture profile and the attractive golden colour produced when sugar and protein are heated together. In cooking, 350 […]

Alfa Romeo Giulia review – There’s something about Giulia

Alfa Romeo Giulia review New Zealand My friends at Winger Alfa Romeo were kind enough to offer me their Giulia Quadrifoglio for the weekend, which in turn invoked a fair amount of inner turmoil. For, although I had been chomping at the bit to drive the Giulia again, as most Alfa owners would probably attest, […]

Transformer – Maserati in disguise

(Or is it?) Maserati Levante S review New Zealand It’s been nigh-on one year since the Maserati Levante SUV hit the streets and what an impact it has had on the brand, it’s been quite the transformation. A massive 35% of Maserati’s new sales last year were Levante and they predict this to be 55% […]

Maserati Quattroporte 330hp – See Spot Run

I was invited to Sydney recently to take a look at Maserati’s new Quattroporte 330hp, it was an action packed day filled with Italian flair, testing roads, fine food and a dog named spot (name changed to protect the innocent). Picking up the luxurious 4 door saloon north of the city; our route took us […]

Ferrari Evolution video – a world first?

Ferrari 308 GTS New Zealand

Ferrari mid engine evolution To my knowledge, this is the first time in NZ that all the Mid-engine Ferrari’s have been gathered together on the same track at the same time. I could go on to tell you what an amazing experience it all was but easier to let you see the movie! For more […]