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New Ford Mustang road trip to Beach Hop

Automotive Industry

Jaguar E-PACE my first look.

New Zealand

Ferrari 488 Challenge - it’s big, really BIG.

Ferrari 488 Challenge at Hampton Downs<p>New Zealand punches above its weight in so many sports, Boxing, Rugby (of course), Cricket, Netball, Sailing …

Sports Cars

Rooftop Bonding

A Ford Escape and Feldon Shelter New Zealand experience<p>As a parent, I am painfully aware that only I have a limited amount of time where my son will …


Shmee150 - on Living the Supercar dream.

Shmee exclusive New Zealand Interview<p>Tim Burton is an electronics salesman, a ski instructor, an analyst, an entrepreneur..no wait, Tim Burton is an …

Social Media

Holden Equinox review - A Stellar SUV

Holden Equinox review New Zealand<p>It’d been a while since I’d been behind the wheel of Holden’s new Equinox, so I guess I could be excused, but I’d …

New Zealand

Modern Day Family Values

<b>Ferrari GTC4Lusso T Review New Zealand</b><p>It seems to me that modern day family life is not only getting unbelievably busy but it’s also getting more and …

New Zealand

Mercedes-Benz E 400 Review - A Pearl in two shells

(Well ok, three if you add in the Cabriolet)<p>Mercedes-Benz E 400 Review New Zealand<p>Apparently, there are Saloon people and there are those that have a …

Mercedes-Benz E-Class

Lexus Drive Day New Zealand

New Zealand

All new Holden Commodore review

Holden Commodore

Aston Martin Headquarters visit – They were expecting me

A short trip up the M40 from my hometown of Swindon, gets you (me) to Gaydon in Shakespeare county, Warwickshire. Gaydon is a sleepy enough little …

Aston Martin

The Haval H9 review – Like a large SUV only bigger

Haval is a big thing when it comes to the SUV industry, and yet (probably like you), I hadn’t heard of them until very recently. When I say big, I …

New Zealand

Ferrari GTC4LussoT Review


Lexus CT 200h F-Sport – the 150-volt shock you want

I’d like to think that I am pretty open-minded, that I embrace change, or accept that time doesn’t stand still, I’d like to think that. However, in …

Electric Vehicles

BMW 640i Gran Turismo – Pleasantville.

New Zealand car review<p>Pleasantville pops up fairly regularly on a map of the US. States such as Ohio, New Jersey, New York, Iowa, Pennsylvania and …

Automotive Design

Ford Ranger Raptor – Performance Plus Baja ha ha

A recent study by Ford research boffins in Europe highlighted that regularly driving a sports car can greatly increase your sense of well-being and …

Baja California Peninsula

Jaguar Performing, Performance Art

Performing Arts are essentially an emotional expression. They are a way for artists to convey feelings and emotive articulation through the likes of …


Ranger Raptor Launch - World Premiere Bangkok


Lexus CT200h F-Sport Review


Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S MancavE

In my not so humble opinion, the idea or concept surrounding a mancave is essentially, escape. It’s a place to call your own. You can ‘design’ it …

Ford Mondeo ST Wagon Review – Easy to click with.

<b>(Well, for the most part).</b><p>What seems like an age ago, I was lucky enough to be invited to the Australasian launch of the all-new Ford Mondeo and was …

Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S review

Automotive Design

2018 Mercedes-Benz E400 Coupe Review


The McLaren Scorpio

Alright, so cards on the table, I’m still a big fan of the Simpsons. Regardless of how many times I seem to watch any episode, I still manage to see …

Diamond geezer – Range Rover Velar Review

In cockney terms, a diamond geezer is a type of good bloke, a stand-up man, an all-round good sort, in other words, the Range Rover Velar. For as …

BMW 6 Series GT Review 2018 640i xDrive Gran Turismo G32

Automotive Design

Legends of Bathurst at Hampton Downs




Transformer – Maserati in disguise

<b>(Or is it?)</b><p>It’s been nigh-on one year since the Maserati Levante SUV hit the streets and what an impact it has had on the brand, it’s been quite the …