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Alfa’s Electric Avenue – 2023 Alfa Romeo Tonale Veloce Review

Situated high up in the Italian Alps between Lombardy and Trentino lies the Tonale Pass. Popular as a route for avid skiers, the pass is steeped in history while still offering plenty for the modern tourist who uses it. Alfa Romeo know this for they have chosen to name their new mid-sized SUV after it. […]

Hot-R than ever – 2022 Honda Civic Type R review NZ

2022 Honda Civic Type R review NZ

It’s safe to say that when it comes to the Civic Type R, each new generation trumps the last by some considerable way, continually pushing the boundaries in virtually all aspects of performance. Well Honda has just released the 6th generation of this cult-followed hot hatch and in my humble opinion it’s hotter than ever. […]

RAMbunctious REX – RAM 1500 TRX review NZ

RAM 1500 TRX review NZ

As the automotive world moves towards becoming electrically powered, ute-eating truck maker RAM has just released ‘the fastest, most powerful mass produced truck in the world’. With a supercharged-HEMI V8 under the bonnet, the RAM 1500 TRX is bold, obnoxious, jurassic and yet brilliant – and thanks to RAM NZ, we tried to tame it. […]

Kick-RS: Renault Megane RS Trophy Review

Angry, fast, sharp, loud and orange. These are just some of the words one could use to describe the new Renault Megane RS Trophy. The Megane RS Trophy is the latest in a long line of Renault Hot Hatches which can be traced back to those original Gallic pocket rockets, the 5 Turbo and Clio […]

Pushing To D-Max: Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain Review

Despite being attacked from all sides by the likes of Ford’s Ranger and the Toyota Hilux, the Isuzu D-Max has still managed to gain a firm foothold in the uber competitive Kiwi Ute segment. In fact, the previous generation D-Max went on to become a firm favourite with buyers due to its ‘Bang for your […]

Sorento Perfecto: Kia Sorento Premium AWD PHEV Review

The current Kia Sorento is leaps and bounds ahead of the previous generation. For the first time, the term ‘Premium’ could be mentioned in the same sentence as Sorento. That’s not saying the previous car wasn’t much chop, it just couldn’t really fly that premium flag despite Kia’s best efforts. Today, things couldn’t be more […]

Revised Radiance: Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio Review

What can be said that hasn’t been said already about the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio? So many in the specialist motoring press have endlessly waxed lyrical about how this four door Ferrari has made petrolheads go all gooey. Many claim the sight and sound of Alfa’s performance heyday has been resurrected for the modern age […]

Jolly On The Road: Haval Jolion Review

If there is one name in the automotive world which is growing rapidly, then it has to be Haval. The Chinese brand has been in our neck of the woods for a few years now, and in that time, have made no bones about their intentions to take a large chunk of New Zealand’s new […]

Breaking Barriers

Even the GLC63 S needs to stop for a drink.

What happens when Mercedes take their GLC and add an AMG tuned V8? Speed and power!