Last year was a big year for Lexus, with the combined New Zealand dealer network selling a record 1309 units, vastly eclipsing the previous 2022 record of 1,023 cars. Lexus say 2024 is likely to be another great year for the brand. With the incoming introduction of Road User Chargers for BEVs and PHEV vehicles, […]
The questions were always the same. “What is that?” or “Where does that come from?” were the usual go-to for casual observers. I responded by saying this was the MIFA 9, the latest all-electric luxo people mover from LDV. Maybe it was the colour, but people kept gawping. It could be the fact the LDV […]
It came as no surprise when the news broke that Toyota planned to offer the iconic Corolla only as a hybrid. With a surge in Hybrid sales and their commitment to reducing their carbon footprint, the only way Toyota New Zealand will now sell you a Corolla with a solely petrol power train, is by […]
Arriving at a party first can be awkward at times. The social festivities don’t often quite get into full swing until a good chunk of the invited guests put in an appearance. Therefore, sometimes it is best to be “fashionably late” as you can assess how the other guests are and then you can swoop […]
The Jeep Renegade is back. The smallest model from the brand famous for its back catalogue of off-road icons has returned and economy is the name of the game. The new Renegade 4xe is one of three plug-in hybrid models sold in New Zealand, the others being the Compass and Grand Cherokee. The Jeep Renegade […]
You know when something is good, but you can’t help but think it lacks something that will make it even better? Maybe that curry needed just a few extra chilis, or that G n T required a twist of lime to make it perfect? When Toyota launched the GR Supra, we all thought it was […]
This month sees the 60th birthday of what is often regarded as the most famous car in the world, the Aston Martin DB5. Famous as being the transport of choice for the world’s least secret fictional secret agent, the DB5 celebrates its 60th birthday and reminds us of just what a stylish and seriously cool […]
The famous VW truck returns but does its urban trim suit both town and country?
Peugeot Cycles takes an electric stride!
Look, out there on the road. Is it a new Mini? Is it a new restomod Beetle? Wait, it’s an Ora? That pretty much sums up my first encounter with the GWM Ora, the newest and probably quirkiest urban EV from what is probably one of the fastest growing brands in New Zealand. GWM, or […]