Mercedes simply electrifying

For the second year in succession, an all-electric vehicle has been crowned New Zealand Car of the Year by the country’s Guild of Motoring Writers. This year’s award winner is the Mercedes-Benz EQC. A premium sport utility, the EQC; 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

Yaris a sharply-styled urbanite

There is nothing wrong, writes DavidThomson, with starting at the bottom of the ladder when it comes to the all-new, fourth-generation Toyota Yaris. What’s new?From Starlet to Echo to Yaris, small To; Read More

Plenty of bite in Mako

In rugby terms, the story of the latest Hilux is akin to a great test match that looks like being an opposition romp — until an outcome-swinging last-minute local comeback. Before getting into that, here’s a question: How do you feel about; Read More

New Yaris pushes perceptions

Care to categorise the ‘‘typical’’ Yaris buyer? Rather you than me — the latest range surely raises far too much of a challenge. The roll-out as explained by Toyota New Zealand totally blows apart perception that the car i; Read More

'The quintessential urban jungle challenger', Ross Kiddie takes a tour in the Toyota C-HR

An acquaintance asked me recently did I like Toyota’s C-HR, she was thinking of buying one. I said it is a funky, trendy car that will never let her down, I also presented he; Read More

Exhilarating, distinctive ride

Chris Williams slips behind the wheel of a Toyota Supra to discover what all the fuss is about. What’s new? When an exciting new model of car is born into the world, fans go wild. Hard-cased adults; Read More

Racer given shakedown

Two South Island tracks will be the first to host the new Toyota Gazoo Racing New Zealand’s FT-60 open-wheelers when the five-round 2020 Toyota Racing Series (TRS) roars into life in January. The 280 horsepower, high-downforce state-of-the; Read More

RAV4 gets hybrid boost

Hybrid technology has found its way for the first time into the new iteration of the Toyota RAV4. David Thomson slips behind the wheel to discover what all the fuss is about.What’s New?Pause to t; Read More