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Holy Horsepower, Batman - 20th June, 2018

Mazda’s third generation RX7, or Batmobile as it is commonly known, is probably the best looking of the series and came from the factory with a decent number of horses (around 250) galloping out of the 13B rotary engine. But for some that was merely a small gathering of ponies when nothing short of a herd of wild stallions would do. Like this one at Turner North shore. Read on...
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Famous Footballer Cars of the past

With the Football World Cup kicking off in Russia and the crazy pre-season transfer market in full swing we are once again reminded how much today’s football superstars get paid and the outrageous cars many of them insist on driving. Christiano Ronaldo has $11 million dollars worth of exotic motors, Lionel Messi also has an impressive supercar garage, and John Terry collects Ferraris. But what about the superstars of the past? What did they drive?
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Fuel effeciency

Petrol vs Diesel.  Hybrid vs Electric Vehicle. Ever wanted to know whether petrol or diesel vehicles will get you more for your money? There's so much to consider when buying a vehicle, with fuel efficiency just being the start...
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Avoiding Pressure at the Pump

With fuel prices at a four year high and regional fuel taxes on the way it might be time to look at your car’s drinking habits. Is it a quiet sipper or is it a heavy drinker with a taste for the top shelf stuff? If it’s the latter then is it time for a change?
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One for the Ambulance Chasers - 11th June, 2018

If any vehicle carries good Karma then it has to be an ambulance. Sure a few passengers may have shuffled off this mortal coil in the back but many more will have been saved, comforted and reassured on their way to hospital. So it may have covered a few kilometres (not as many as some) but they’ve all been travelled for the greater good of Humanity. Read on...
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Cat in a Camaro - 8th June, 2018

You will probably have heard the story of the Auckland cat that survived a 4.5 hour trip stuck behind the grill of a Chevy Camaro this week. There are a couple of questions that need to be answered here: Ford fans will be asking how a Chev managed to drive non-stop for 360kms? But more importantly, why was the cat there in the first place? Well this scenario is not that rare at this time of year so read on...
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Panda Cub - 6th June, 2018

Well I guess it looks like a Panda if you squint...or close your eyes. But the headline with Fiat’s TwinAir Panda is ‘frugality’. With Petrol prices on the rise and regional fuel taxes coming into play the opportunity to buy a two cylinder, 875cc Fiat is pretty timely. And this clever Panda is not expensive either. Read on...
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Quick Posh for not much Dosh - 1st June, 2018

If you want fast posh but don’t have a lot of dosh then this could be for you. And this Porsche Cayenne is more than just a trinket to impress the neighbours, despite its meagre price tag. This Cayenne is the 4.8L V8 Turbo for the price of a used Corolla. Read on...
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Stone Wash Denim Compulsory - 29th May, 2018

The eighties were the era of stone wash denim, Ocean Pacific tank tops, poodle hair and digital dashboards and the fourth generation C4 Corvette fits in with this era perfectly. It couldn’t be any more eighties if the stereo only played ‘Hot for Teacher’ by Van Halen on repeat. This one is coming up for sale at Turners Hamilton soon. Read on...
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Pinky’s Porsche - 22nd May, 2018

In 1997 Porsche rocked the lives of 911 officianados the world over by completely redesigning the company’s biggest icon and fitting a water-cooled engine. The new 911 had the internal designation 996 and it was designed by a chap called Pinky Lai. It was the first major design overhaul of the 911 since it first wowed the world in 1963. It was controversial and Turners has this one for sale right now. Read on...
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