Mitsubishi's new generation Eclipse Cross VRX is bursting with usability and driveability

I was picking up Mitsubishi’s new Eclipse Cross from the dealership and entered into conversation with one of the members from the friendly sales team. After being shown arou; Read More

Outback in Central Otago

Richard Bosselman heads into Goat country in the new Subaru Outback. When the previous Outback was released, Subaru wanted to make a statement about how tough it was, so they ran the media event on a classic Central Otago ; Read More

Something Special, check out Ross Kiddie's Review of the Kia Sorento

There’s not a lot in an automobile that fazes me. As technology has advanced, I’ve usually embraced it. However, I was very reluctant to use the remote control function in K; Read More

Still a sure fire kiwi favourite, Ross Kiddie gets out and about in the Toyota Hilux SR5 Cruiser

During the summer months, my weekends start quite busy. You see, I’m the coach of a team of young cricketers, and watching the 11 and 12-year-olds playing sport and enjoying ; Read More

Ross Kiddie tries out the state-of-the-art Honda CRV

Honda isn’t going to be left out of the main game. The mid-size sport utility vehicle market is crowded and tempting models just keep getting added into the mix, Mazda’s new ; Read More

Get behind the wheel of the sprightly Subaru Forester Hybrid

A southerly gale was buffeting the media evaluation car and the roads were drenched with rain, not ideal conditions to be out driving. However, I was relaxed because I was dr; Read More

A ute that will stand the test of time, get to know the Isuzu D-Max.

It’s always refreshing to get behind the wheel of a car with manual transmission, I like being involved in the gearshift process, I guess that's why I own one. The latest eva; Read More

Simply makes you feel special when you inside or driving. Find out why Ross Kiddie loves the Mazda CX-30

Mazda's CX-30 didn’t win the New Zealand Motoring Writers’ Car of the Year Award for 2020. That title went to Mercedes-Benz’s plug-in, fully electric EQC 400 sport utility ve; Read More

Relaxed yet forceful and a constant source of amazement, Ross Kiddie puts the BMW 340i through its paces.

When I look back at my first real car I wonder how much influence that model has in the way I view cars today. That car was an early F-series Holden, and up until the time w; Read More

Ross Kiddie puts the Toyota Hilux to Good Use

We've been busy at the Kiddie household. There’s new timber on the house, new windows are going in, there’s fresh paint, and in readiness for the painters to give the fences; Read More