As I'm writing this review in early December, I’d like to make a prediction – the new Land Rover Defender should win the New Zealand Car of The Year title.
Introduced in 2018, the Ram 1500 brought big American trucks to the New Zealand mainstream – at a price point that largely matched high-end European utes.
When the 8th generation Toyota Hilux arrived in late 2015, it was a major departure from the Hilux of old.
Mark Daniel reviews the new Jeep Gladiator truck.
The new Jeep Gladiator is due to arrive on the NZ market in August.
Skoda has released the newest member of its SUV family – the Skoda Kamiq – to enter the rapidly growing compact SUV segment.
Based on the Toyota Landcruiser 70, the all-electirc ZED 70 is engineered for harsh climates.
Having arrived in New Zealand in 2019, the journey for the RAM 1500 continues in 2020 with the introduction of the all-new Express Crew V8 Hemi.
The launch of the Series 2 HSV SportsCat was an endorsement of the risky decision to take the performance brand into the crowded high-end ute market.
A few weeks ago, it told us – with a poker face – that utes and SUVs were the future.
Like many of Toyota’s product ranges, the Hiace series has a history that dates back five decades.
Midway through its product life cycle the Nissan Navara has had a cosmetic makeover and some upgraded technology.
Subaru's latest SUV offering fills a need for drivers looking for something smaller and a little more potent than your average.
In its first test in 2015 the eighth generation Toyota Hilux gained a 5-star ANCAP rating.
The latest Holden Colorado Z71 comes pretty close to perfection.
Once you go large it’s hard to go back to regular, goes the old saying.
With saloon cars fading on buyers’ radar, Holden is confirming its focus on the ute and SUV market.
Toyota's massive site in the automotive precinct at Fieldays will showcase its extensive range of SUVs.
Holden New Zealand has revealed its own home-grown concept to go on display at Fieldays – the Colorado ROX.
Mahindra, seeking to reintroduce its products to Kiwis, recently took motoring journalists on a day-long drive from Auckland to Rotorua, an off-road excursion in the Mamakau Forest and a dash to Taupo.
While 2018 heralded the arrival of the long-awaited Mercedes X-Class ute, early 2019 brought with it the cream of the crop – the V6-engine X350.
You wouldn't credit a 6.1L Chevy small-block V8 with a fuel economy figure of 7.8L/100km but that’s the figure displayed on the screen of the bright yellow Camaro that HSV NZ loaned us for a week.
2020 will see the arrival of a Jeep aimed at tapping Kiwis’ unquenchable thirst for utes, says brand distributor in New Zealand, Ateco.
The Mercedes G-Class Professional is a military-grade tough, yet smooth, vehicle.