Since the debut of the Tama in 1947, Nissan has established a rich heritage in zero-emission technology as the world leader in EVs. It pioneered the EV revolution with the launch of world’s first mass-market 100% electric passenger car – the Nissan LEAF – in 2010. The new second-generation LEAF will make its world premiere […]

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For the first time, Mercedes-AMG’s powerful eight-cylinder biturbo engine is available in a mid-size SUV, making the new Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S 4MATIC+ SUV and 4MATIC+ Coupé models New Zealand’s fastest SUV combination with acceleration from 0-100 km/h in just 3.8 seconds. The pair of performance SUVs also feature air spring suspension with adaptive adjustable […]

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Every enthusiast with a V8 heart should be beating a path to Shannons Melbourne Winter Auction on July 17, where a range of sought-after bent-eight beauties from the US and Australia will be crossing the auction block. The standout vehicles – both yellow – from the red and blue corners are a brace of V8 […]

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BMW are about to launch Black Editions of the X5 and X6 Both models generate a top performance of 423 kW/575 hp from the 4.4-litre V8 engine. Both cars do 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.2 seconds with the standard 8-speed M Steptronic gearbox. The maximum torque of 750 Nm produces impressive drive in […]

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The widely anticipated new Nissan LEAF will feature state-of-the-art ProPILOT technology, Nissan’s autonomous drive technology that reduces the hassle of stop-and-go highway driving. ProPILOT supports drivers by helping control acceleration, braking and steering during single-lane driving on the highway. In the coming years, Nissan’s ProPILOT technology will offer increasing levels of autonomy, with the system […]

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Vans… they’re everywhere in New Zealand. Driven by tradies, couriers, shuttle drivers and a vast array of small businesses.   They are everywhere yet at the same time largely unnoticed (unless you drive one of course). Vans do not grace the covers of the latest auto enthusiast magazines like a Ford Mustang or Ford GT. […]

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Mercedes makes it first appearance at Fieldays next week. They must be counting on a bit of a lift in dairy prices. But good on them stepping out of Queen Street to where the real money and workers are. They will be showing the mighty G-Professional Cab Chassis which is built at the same facility […]

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Mercedes-Benz is completing its E-Class family with the new E-Class Cabriolet. This open four-seater with a classic fabric soft top combines puristic, sensuous design with high long-distance comfort for four occupants and the latest technology. This includes comprehensive smartphone integration with a wireless charging and key function, a widescreen cockpit and the latest assistance systems. […]

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Ford Motor Company is exploring how large-scale one-piece auto parts, like spoilers, could be printed for prototyping and future production vehicles, as the first automaker to pilot the Stratasys Infinite Build 3D printer. Capable of printing automotive parts of practically any shape or length, the Stratasys Infinite Build system could be a breakthrough for vehicle […]

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The famous Spirit of Ecstasy will be flying high on February 27 at Shannons first 2017 sale in its new Melbourne showroom, with five Rolls-Royce vehicles spanning 55 years going under the hammer – four enticingly offered with ‘no reserve’. Those expected to attract the most fervent bidding are a 1975 model Silver Shadow and […]

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