|Holden covers bases with Colorado|
as the Colorado 7, in reference to its number of seats, the SUV Colorado offers an interesting counterpoint ... ' petrol, and musters a strong 3-tonne towing capacity. Along with extra power and torque, the Colorado 7 ... , though the Colorado 7 is not the large SUV to buy if car-like handling is a top priority. Its ...
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 12 Apr 2014 - 6:08am - 0 comments
|Holden rings changes in Colorado family|
Previous | Image 1 of 2 | Next The Holden Colorado 7 ... -one at Holden Australia was prepared to admit that a swath of big changes for the Colorado family - one ... be more comfortably compared with the Ford Ranger, a chart-topper here.
The Colorado now has the same ...
Vehicle Review - Richard Bosselman - 16 Nov 2013 - 5:13am - 0 comments
|Holden: Colorado takes over|
Previous | Image 1 of 4 | Next Holden Colorado LTR ... companies, perhaps the Holden Colorado might still be the Holden Rodeo.
Instead, Holden has had to make ... Colorado here today is mechanically identical to the RA Series II Rodeo launched in New Zealand just 18 ...
Vehicle Review - Richard Bosselman - 23 Aug 2008 - 9:00am - 0 comments
|Old-school design brings old-school tough|
about the Colorado 7, a family-fit seven-seater spun off the now familiar diesel four ... -speaker stereo.
On the safety front the Colorado 7 has earned a five-star Ancap rating. Stability control ... covers the basics.
(Holden, 4x4 / SUV, Colorado 7, 2012, 2776cc, 6-Speed Automatic, Otago Daily ...
Vehicle Review - Richard Bosselman - 12 Jan 2013 - 5:30am - 0 comments
|Nissan's Navara ST-X flagship leads from the front|
and current No 2, the Toyota HiLux, arrives shortly. The Holden Colorado, No 3 so far, was updated for this year.
Nissan's Navara is hot on the Colorado's tail in the 2015 sales stakes, an all-new version ... 's also a 7-inch centre-mounted touchscreen, which is home base for the satellite navigation, premium ...
Vehicle Roadtest - David Thomson - 3 Oct 2015 - 5:08am - 0 comments
|Dixon to drive at Leadfoot Festival|
-time IndyCar champion Scott Dixon the latest to announce he will compete at the February 6-7 event ... of the Colorado hillclimb five times himself, Millen will challenge Dallenbach for the title of ''King of Millen ... highly tuned Mazda RX7 drift car.
Work is also well under way on Auckland rally driver Andrew ...
News Item - Catherine Pattison - 28 Nov 2015 - 5:05am - 0 comments
|Utes to the fore as new vehicle sales set more records|
-vehicle registrations are 7% up on the opening months of 2014, and those for used imports by around 20%.
Key trends ... , the Holden Commodore.
The Holden Colorado, Toyota RAV4, Mazda3, Suzuki Swift and Toyota RAV4 completed ...
Blog entry - David Thomson - 23 May 2015 - 6:14am - 0 comments
|Lifestyle key in Kiwis' car choices|
4. Suzuki Swift - car
5. Holden Commodore - car
6. Toyota RAV4 - SUV
7. Nissan Navara - utility
8. Holden Colorado - utility
9. Toyota Yaris - car
10. Holden Captiva - SUV ...
7. Chevrolet Cruze - car
8. Volkswagon Golf - car
9. Ford Fiesta - car
10. Volkswagon ...
News Item - Guest - 11 Mar 2014 - 1:59pm - 0 comments
|Hilux leads March sales in NZ|
Other notable ute achievers in a market up by 12.7% for cars and by a massive 36.7% for light commercials were the Holden Colorado (149 sales) and the Mitsubishi Triton (130).
Mazda shifted 72 ...
News Item - David Thomson - 16 Apr 2011 - 6:03am - 0 comments
|Peak performance about to be recaptured by French director|
Peugeot 405 and tackles the 1986 Pikes Peak hillclimb in Colorado.
Much has changed at Pikes Peak ... head around 0-100kmh in 1.8sec, 0-200kmh in 4.8sec, and on to a top speed of some 240kmh in just 7sec ...
Blog entry - David Thomson - 25 May 2013 - 6:14am - 0 comments
|US buyers snapping up new cars|
Motors Chevrolet dealer is seen in front of a Chevrolet pickup truck in Golden, Colorado. REUTERS ... .S. sales to finish at 15.6 million vehicles, which would mark a 7.6 percent gain from 2012.
A second ... sales averaged 16.7 million vehicles.
Pickup truck sales remained strong in August for the major U ...
News Item - Guest - 5 Sep 2013 - 3:03pm - 0 comments
|Plenty for everyone at Melbourne Motor Show|
For sure, some new entries would have qualified for attention on substance alone.
The Holden Colorado ... to the CX-5 sports utility coming next year.
It's smaller than the CX-7 we know now but may well replace ... the look and dynamics.
Just as sporty in its own way was the Colorado, which has been designed ...
News Item - Richard Bosselman - 9 Jul 2011 - 5:59am - 0 comments
|'I smacked into the mountain'|
Roestenburg wanted to be.
He had clocked 7min:53secs through the 3895m time check last Sunday ... - the country's only competitor in the Colorado Springs race - this week.
"I smacked ... "Monster" Tajima was 17secs slower this year in his 1000hp Suzuki Sport XL7, settling ...
News Item - Catherine Pattison - 26 Jul 2008 - 7:57am - 0 comments
|Pukekohe wins Battle of the Clubs|
to the annual Motocross of Nations, the 'Olympic Games of motocross', in Colorado this September - was a huge ... ;
5. Christchurch Offroad MCC 118;
6. South Waikato MCC 132;
7. Cambridge MCC 141;
News Item - Andy McGechan - 31 May 2010 - 11:40am - 0 comments
|Can-do Kiwi hill climb champ taking on the big one|
the Peugeot and Audi Group B supercars of rally greats Ari Vatanen and Walter Rohrl storming up the Colorado ... will likely dominate overall and in the unlimited section, powering his 1000hp Suzuki Sport XL7 but the New ... . July 20, Colorado Springs, US. Length: 20km. Start line at 2860m, finish line at 4300m (equivalent ...
News Item - Guest - 19 Jul 2008 - 11:00am - 0 comments
|Whose cars are we buying? The top marques |
, achieving overall growth of 7.2% in a declining market and extending its market share to 22%, a level ... sales both rose.
4 MAZDA (7196 sales, 7.4% market share). One of the star performers in a tough 2008 ... The Colt, Colt Plus and Triton Ute also made valuable contributions to the company's portfolio.
7 HONDA ...
News Item - David Thomson - 14 Feb 2009 - 6:00am - 0 comments
|Atmosphere electric at Sydney show|
A possibility only at this stage is the D-Max utility, Isuzu's version of the Holden Colorado (nee Rodeo ... of the RX-7.
The Micra-sized three-seater Mixim carries environmentally-friendly lithium-ion electrics ...
News Item - Richard Bosselman - 17 Oct 2008 - 8:00am - 0 comments
|Hummer H3: Over the top - and over here|
-built in right- hand drive.
Using a platform first developed for the Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks ... ``tailored'' to do well in outback Australia, all with a 3.7-litre five-cylinder petrol engine, generating ... . A turbodiesel is planned, perhaps for 2009. (Note: Independent figures for the Jeep 5.7-litre V8 Cherokee give ...
Vehicle Review - Richard Bosselman - 22 Dec 2007 - 7:00am - 0 comments