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Xtreme DB: Aston Martin DBX Review

These days the luxury SUV market is huge. Countless manufacturers are all clambering to get a piece of the pie. However, in recent years we have seen a new “Super SUV” niche of that market really take off. Maserati, BMW, Porsche, Mercedes, Audi, Bentley and Lamborghini have all offered their rendition of a luxury SUV […]

BMW M440i Review: Beauty or a Beast?

Yes, it’s that grill. A quick probe of the memory banks has resulted in the conclusion of few car design updates in recent years creating the same level of division with car fanatics than BMW’s new look nose. Some think the design is amazing and wouldn’t have it any other way, others will promptly run […]

Bull Run: Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Tested

In 1879, a bull fight took place in the Spanish town of Cordoba. Now you might be thinking, “hang on, bullfights happen in Spain all the time?” well, not like this one. The ring was the famous Coso de los Califas and the matador was faced with the toughest and meanest fighting bull Cordoba had […]

Hot Holden lunch date with the Commodore VXR and friends.

Holden Commodore VXR New Zealand

The Holden invite said, ‘Join us at Pukekohe racetrack for a light lunch followed by hot laps in the Commodore VXR with Greg Murphy and Tom Alexander, Plus a meet and greet with Jamie Whincup.’ It was an action-packed event but if I’m honest, they had me at free lunch! For those that are unaware, […]

101+ reasons to see the Hampton 101’s

I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural Hampton Downs 101 last weekend, as a guest and as a reporter – each had their individual merits and yet both were outstanding. This is the first time the Australian GT’s have been on NZ’s NI soil and with ten manufacturers represented (AMG, Ferrari, Audi, Aston, Nissan, […]

Ferrari Evolution Video – A World First?

Ferrari Evolution Video New Zealand I recently managed to get 8 prancing horses together at Hampton Downs Racetrack in New Zealand (from the 308 to the 488). This is how they’ve changed over the past near 40 years. To my knowledge, this is the first time in NZ (possibly the world) that all the Mid-engine […]

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 […]

Poster Child of the future – BMW I8

BMW I8 review New Zealand I can’t help but feel a hint of sadness for the kids of today. When I was growing up; my Corgi diecast cars and the posters that adorned my bedroom walls were nearly all gas guzzling V8 American or European supercars. They made grunty noises and as I pushed the […]

Trifecta factor – McLaren 570S

McLaren 570S review New Zealand A Trifecta is a term that would be known to anyone that has been around a horse racing betting office. It’s a parimutuel bet where the punter (the person laying the bet) predicts the placing on three horses in a race and bets accordingly. As the odds are high the […]