|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 - 7:00am - 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 - 6:47pm - 0 comments
|Ford FIESTA LX 1.6L 5 Door Automatic 2012|
with 6-speed powershift automatic transmission. With Features Including: - 15 Alloys - 7x Airbags ... Ford, Fiesta, Lx 1.6l 5 Door Automatic, 2012,
Doors: 5 doors
Transmission: Automatic ...
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|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 - 5:14am - 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 - 5:08am - 0 comments
|Ford delivers with new Kuga|
-ordinates, in a serious accident in which airbags are deployed.
(Ford, 4x4 / SUV, Kuga, 1600, 6-Speed Automatic) ...
Vehicle Review - Richard Bosselman - 18 May 2013 - 5:04am - 0 comments
|Upgrades reduce Sorento's off-road appeal|
the rest of the time.
(Kia, 4x4 / SUV, Sorento, 5 doors, 6-Speed Automatic) ... to steering angle and speed.
Leather trim, keyless entry and start, parking sensors, an automatic self ... over winding stretches of tarmac. Add into the equation a fine six-speed automatic gearbox ...
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 4 May 2013 - 5:30am - 0 comments
|New Holden Cruze Sportwagon let down by engine |
to be offered with one of those engines here too.
(Holden, Cruze, Station Wagon, 6-Speed Automatic) ... petrol engine and features a six-speed automatic gearbox. The two versions on offer are the fleet ...
Vehicle Review - David Thomson - 27 Apr 2013 - 5:09am - 0 comments
|Hyundai adopts a confident approach with i30|
, or elsewhere.
(Hyundai, Hatchback, i30 Elite Auto, 2012, 2000, 5 doors, 6-Speed Automatic, 4, Otago Daily ... the 105kW/186Nm 2.0-litre of old - and a six-speed automatic in place of the previous four.
The most ...
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 2 Feb 2013 - 4:07am - 0 comments
|Old-school design brings old-school tough|
covers the basics.
(Holden, 4x4 / SUV, Colorado 7, 2012, 2776cc, 6-Speed Automatic, Otago Daily ... -cylinder turbo-diesel married to a six-speed automatic is a direct lift, body panels forward of the centre door ...
Vehicle Review - Richard Bosselman - 12 Jan 2013 - 4:30am - 0 comments
|More MX-5 magic from Mazda|
indeed, especially on a warm, sunny day.
(Mazda, MX-5, 2000, 6-Speed Manual) ... , including a choice of six-speed manual (as tested) or six-speed automatic transmission.
What's new ...
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 9 Mar 2013 - 4:11am - 0 comments
|Volvo V40 delivers in diesel|
,990 V40 D4 6-speed manual, not the $64,990 V40 T5 R-Design.
While a long way shy of the T5 in power ... to be matched.
(Volvo, Hatchback, V40, 2000, 6-Speed Manual) ... such advanced active safety features as City Safe automatic braking and a pedestrian airbag.
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 16 Feb 2013 - 4:11am - 0 comments
|Toyota delivers with new Aurion|
, Aurion, Sedan, Sportivio SX6, 3500, 6-Speed Automatic) ...
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 22 Sep 2012 - 5:04am - 0 comments
|Dodge takes Journey to new level of comfort|
-natured, decently appointed family carry-all of the modern kind.
(Dodge, 4x4 / SUV, Journey, 2012, 3600, 6-Speed Automatic, 3, Otago Daily Times) ... the front wheels via a slick-shifting six-speed automatic transmission, it transforms both the performance ...
Vehicle Review - David Thomson - 25 Aug 2012 - 5:28am - 0 comments
|Mazda makes an impact with new CX-5|
(Mazda, 4x4 / SUV, CX-5, 2200, 6-Speed Automatic) ... of the 129kW/420Nm diesel motor and six-speed automatic being superior to the adequate match of 114kW/200Nm 2 ... control, electronic brake-force distribution, brake assist and the automatic activation of the vehicle ...
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 11 Aug 2012 - 5:08am - 0 comments
|ISG a classy touch to Kia's Rio|
-star European NCAP rating.
(Kia, Hatchback, 1400, 6-Speed Manual) ... automatics as well as manuals.
ISG-type technology is now so commonly deployed at the premium upper end ... automatic. A standard-cycle fuel economy return of 5.3 litres per 100km gives it a substantial 17 ...
Vehicle Review - David Thomson - 20 Oct 2012 - 4:05am - 0 comments
|European touch to new Hyundai i30|
-conditioning efficiency and shortens gear-changing to provide better fuel-burn potential.
(Hyundai, Hatchback, 6-Speed Automatic) ... .8-litre petrol in purely automatic form plus a revised version of the 1.6-litre turbo-diesel, in manual ...
Vehicle Review - Richard Bosselman - 21 Jul 2012 - 5:09am - 0 comments