Posts Tagged ‘4×4’

One of the Last

Posted: April 7, 2020 in 4x4, All, Holden, New Car Reviews
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Not long before the COVID-19 lock-down we tested the Holden Acadia, one of the last vehicles to carry the Holden name plate. And what a vehicle it is!

Now is the time to get out there and pick up a bargain as Holden sell off the remaining stock (when things are back to normal of course!). These are effectively collectors items now.

Enjoy the video below and stay safe people. Looking forward to coming out of the lock-down and locking in more tests.

Little Green Monster

Posted: March 5, 2020 in 4x4, All, New Car Reviews, Suzuki
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Remaining largely unchanged for the last twenty or so years Suzuki finally upgraded the Jimny (very easy to pronounce this Jiminy, as I do many times, even the Suzuki sales guys sometimes take to calling it Jiminy Cricket!), and let’s face it, why would you change something that has been extremely successful for the last two plus decades. After all, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Well, the Jimny certainly wasn’t broke, and new model isn’t trying to fix something that doesn’t need fixing, instead, they are pretty much perfecting perfection.

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Do It In Comfort

Posted: June 28, 2015 in 4x4, All, New Car Reviews, Toyota
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Ultimate luxury here in the Toyota Highlander, from the moment you plant your tush on the soft black leather, 12 way electrically adjustable seats you’ll notice the supreme comfort and attention to detail.

Soft touch dash panels with brown stitching to add a splash of colour. Keep toasty warm in winter and refreshingly cool in summer with the heated and cooled front seats, dual climate aircon with separate controls for the middle and rear rows of seats. Nice blue ambient lighting throughout the cabin makes this a very pleasant place to be at night.

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Peugeot 4008 005

 

For a car that is essentially a Mitsubishi, it is amazing how different it really is. The Peugeot 4008 shares almost everything with its Japanese sister with the outer shell being the main obvious difference. And a fantastic difference it is, I for one am totally sold on the 4008’s looks whereas the ASX looks chunky and lumpy the 4008 has a more of Remuera tractor look that should, and in most cases no doubt, never ever go off road any further than a pothole on Ponsonby road.  This is unfortunate with these nice looking 18 inch alloy wheels, as fitted to the Feline model we tested, never being lucky enough to see a muddy farm track for the 4008 is actually a fantastic machine to bump over grassy knolls or splash through fresh cow pats.

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