|Mazda MX-5: The automatic choice|
opportunities that arose.
(Mazda, Mazda MX-5 Roadster Coupe Auto, Roadster Coupe Auto, 1998, 6-Speed ... the Mazda MX-5 gain more than it loses when fitted with a folding metal roof and automatic transmission ... with a folding metal roof, and - even more so - with an automatic gearbox.
I certainly sympathise with those ...
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 5 Dec 2009 - 8:00am - 0 comments
|Peugeot diesels an automatic choice|
, Sedan, 2006, 1501 - 2000cc, 4 doors, 6-Speed Manual, Otago Daily Times) ... for diesel sales: the absence of diesel automatics from its best-selling 307 range.
That has just changed with the introduction of six-speed diesel automatic variants across the 307 range. The new automatic arrives ...
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 30 Sep 2006 - 7:47pm - 0 comments
|Brasher Highlander keeps US roots|
changes and the stability control is keen to join in.
(Toyota, 4x4 / SUV, Highlander, 3500, 6-Speed Automatic) ... -speed automatic and a bodyweight reduction, more noticeable in the cheaper editions, and the change to an all ...
Vehicle Roadtest - Richard Bosselman - 1 Mar 2014 - 5:04am - 0 comments
|Confident Audi adds to A3 line|
the Benz engine.
(Audi, A3, Sedan, 2000, 6-Speed Automatic) ... , while the diesel has a six-speed automatic.
The new A3 sedan still stands comfortable scrutiny ...
Vehicle Review - Richard Bosselman - 15 Feb 2014 - 5:14am - 0 comments
|Holden on the mark with updated Cruze |
(Holden, Cruze, Hatchback, 1600, 6-Speed Automatic) ... in the previous SRi-V. The engine relies on a six-speed automatic transmission to get power to the front wheels ... its predecessor, but a little raspy when revved hard. The automatic transmission lacks paddle ...
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 14 Dec 2013 - 5:11am - 0 comments
|Targeted market for new Kia Koup|
in automatic form is that this choice lessens potential for a clash with the Pro'ceed GT, a manual-only five-door hot hatch from Kia's Slovakia factory, set to land around June.
(Kia, Coupe, 1600, 6-Speed ... the Toyota's rear-drive and a six-speed automatic make a difference, yet basically it's about resolve. Even ...
Vehicle Review - Richard Bosselman - 14 Dec 2013 - 5:10am - 0 comments
|Ford's new Kuga a strong contender|
/ SUV, Ecoboost, Kuga, 1600, 6-Speed Automatic) ... City Stop (an automatic emergency warning and braking system), adaptive cruise control, blindspot warning, lane departure warning, automatically dipping headlights, and a driver tiredness alert system ...
Vehicle Review - David Thomson - 2 Nov 2013 - 5:06am - 0 comments
|RENAULT MEGANE RS 265 CUP 2013|
Renault, Megane, Rs 265 Cup,
8,850km , $45,990
Doors: 5 doors
Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic
Colour: White ...
Car Ad - Paul Kelly European - 7 Mar 2014 - 3:16pm - 0 comments
|Holden Commodore SV6 the best of the breed|
, the best.
(Holden, Commodore, Sedan, SV6, 3600, 6-Speed Automatic) ... power steering system plus improvements to the car's six-speed automatic transmission, and the result ...
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 21 Sep 2013 - 6:07am - 0 comments
|Kia tunes in to diesel with Sportage|
has come out almost perfect.
(Kia, 4x4 / SUV, Sportage, 2000, 6-Speed Automatic) ... is on tap from 1800rpm.
Power delivery is entrusted to a six-speed automatic gearbox and a variable all ...
Vehicle Review - David Thomson - 17 Aug 2013 - 6:08am - 0 comments
|Turbo-diesel lifts Toyota's RAV4|
in this Drivesouth test.
(Toyota, 4x4 / SUV, GLX, RAV4, 2500, 6-Speed Automatic) ... . A big change with this model is that a six-speed automatic is now the transmission of choice ...
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 31 Aug 2013 - 6:12am - 0 comments
|Holden makes Trax into small SUV sector|
compliant but loses out on some of the flagship's handling edge.
(Holden, 4x4 / SUV, Trax, 1800, 6-Speed Automatic) ... premium over the LS is questionable. With BringGo, full electrics, air-conditioning, automatic headlights ...
Vehicle Review - Richard Bosselman - 24 Aug 2013 - 6:15am - 0 comments
|All-star motoring in Mazda 6 sedan|
have a sneaking suspicion that the diesel GSX could be better yet.
(Mazda, Sedan, 2500, 6-Speed Automatic) ... when cruising, and this combines with deft shifts from the six-speed automatic transmission to deliver ...
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 3 Aug 2013 - 6:11am - 0 comments
|Santa Fe Elite good-looking, family friendly, and pricey|
wouldn't be the same.
(Hyundai, 4x4 / SUV, Elite, Santa Fe, 2012, 2199cc, 5 doors, 6-Speed Automatic, 5) ... automatic transmission with sequential sports shift that had none of the annoying lag or revving that can ...
Vehicle Roadtest - Catherine Pattison - 27 Jul 2013 - 6:30am - 0 comments
|Subaru BRZ GT a five-star drive|
, GT, 2000, 6-Speed Manual, 5) ... -lined appearance, and change to manual rather than automatic transmission, and the maximum five-star test rating ... -drive experience it provides.
Having enjoyed the car immensely in Toyota 86 automatic guise, the arrival ...
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 5 Oct 2013 - 5:07am - 0 comments
|Mazda6 of the best|
and far between, and generally carry a six-figure price tag.
(Mazda, Station Wagon, 2200, 6-Speed Automatic) ... -speed SKYACTIV automatic transmission that includes paddleshift controls on the steering wheel. Along ...
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 8 Jun 2013 - 6:14am - 0 comments
|VF Commodore - Holden's hope to stay in the game|
(Holden, Commodore, Sedan, 3000, 6-Speed Automatic) ... savings that an automatic stop/start system and the use of global rather than local electronic ...
Vehicle Review - Richard Bosselman - 1 Jun 2013 - 6:08am - 0 comments