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Power to the people – MG4 XPOWER review

MG4 XPOWER review NZ

With his Che Guevara posters and black beret, Wolfie Smith (from late 70s British Sitcom ‘Citizen Smith’), was a revolutionary that wanted ‘power to the people’. Sure some of his exploits were slightly awry, but he was a champion of the people and always brought a smile to my face – just like MG4 XPOWER! […]

May The 4 Be With You – MG4 Electric Review

The term “bang for your buck” is a cliché which seems to pop up now again when it comes to consumer goods. I will admit I have used it in the past when describing a car which has so much meat on the bone when compared what you pay for it. While it is an […]

MG4 EV first drive – in Sydney

MG4 review NZ

Heralded as a ‘game changer’ the all-new and all-electric MG4 has just touched down in New Zealand, however, just prior to its release we hopped (pun intended) over the ditch to the home of the NRL South Sydney Rabbitohs to find out all about it. The MG4 is an EV Hatch that’s not only sleek […]

MG ZS rEVisited – MG ZS EV review NZ

2023 MG ZS EV review NZ

I was last behind the wheel of the much improved MG ZS EV in late September while attending the New Zealand launch, and it’s fair to say that my first impressions of the revamped all-electric SUV were excellent. But how would it hold up to more thorough scrutiny? MG New Zealand felt I should find […]

New MG ZS EV – Launch and First Drive

New MG ZS EV review NZ

As a brand, car maker MG has seen a lot of changes over its ninety plus years, but its latest focus has it very charged up. We were invited to the Hyatt Auckland NZ to hear all about where the brand is headed and to drive their greatly improved, new MG ZS EV. Firstly the […]

Electric Essence – 2022 MG HS PHEV Review

The MG HS has now joined the plug-in electric fraternity. The mid-sized HS has already proved immensely popular with consumers, now the addition of a plug-in variant is shaping up to becoming another very strong seller in New Zealand. Therefore, thanks to MG Motor New Zealand through CMG Motors in Christchurch, I decided to see […]

Core Value: 2022 MG3 Core Review

Whatever you may think of MG’s new car range under Chinese ownership, you can’t look past the fact that every single model offers some degree of value for money. However, with the smallest new MG, the MG3, value is top of the list. The entry level MG3 Core is now New Zealand’s most affordable new […]

Chitham Chat

Claire Chitham MG Motors

Kiwi Soap star Claire Chitham comes clean about her car history, acting career, book on ‘Good Living’ and her new MG Motors NZ Ambassadorship. What got you into acting? According to my  mother, I’ve been acting since I came out of the womb. Apparently I was performing at the age of 5 in school in […]