One for the whole family

Having done plenty of epic family road trips – Mum, Dad and two children – I’ve been pretty lucky that most of the time a medium sized sedan is all you need. Logistically it’s a doddle. However, the second you add a friend to...... Read More

Tough on two wheels

The Hilux has managed to etch itself into folklore here in the land of the long white cloud. It’s as Kiwi as kiwifruit. And it’s not just us who love them – the Aussies do too. It is the pinnacle in hard working utes for farmers and...... Read More

The complete package

The sun is shining and the pressures of everyday life are fast disappearing in the rear vision mirror. It is a mild winter’s afternoon and with a few hours to spare, there can be no better idea than to hit the road and test out the latest offering...... Read More

Floating on air

If you need to relax, stretch out and unwind people will generally head for the couch. Not everyone though - those who own the new Citroen Aircross SUV can also head to the garage. Citroen has long been known for its comfort innovations – remember...... Read More

The X factor

  I’ve got fond memories of the Suzuki Swift from a few years back.   Newspaper vehicle fleets are usually comprised of beat up vehicles with high mileage, suffering the effects of dozens of different drivers with varying theories...... Read More

Prowling around in the F-PACE

What does the Jaguar F-PACE and a game of golf have in common? Not much really, except it will look great in the carpark and everyone will definitely know you have arrived. However, I did kind of feel like I’d scored a hole in one when the request...... Read More

Taking it to the max’

If it weren’t for your gumboots, where would you be? Now, if I was an incompetent farmer and stepped out the door in a pair of wing tips, instead of red bands, I reckon I could still get a fair bit done in the Isuzu D-MAX. With the Shadow Kit...... Read More

BD Mazda CX-5 GSX review

Mazda has a saying; ‘Jinba-Ittai: Horse and rider as one’. Now, I’ve never actually ridden a horse but I jumped at the chance to try out the latest Mazda CX-5. There was no tutting of tongues or soothing words needed to break the...... Read More

Beauty and brains

I was full of nervous excitement when I arrived for my date with the new Peugeot 508 GT. This French fastback is soooo good looking. I wore my best shirt for the occasion but I might as well have worn a shopping bag. All eyes were on the 508 and her...... Read More

One for the fans

The Honda CR-V is one of those honest vehicles that has managed to attract a loyal fan base over the years. This is one of the most affordable SUV’s on the market, at just $33,990 + ORC. It’s roomy, safe and efficient. But none of these...... Read More

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