November

Cuddly Cactus

For some the main thorny issue with the Citroen C4 Cactus might be its unusual looks. But there’s a lot to like about this Cactus even if it appears the designers were partaking in a taste of the prickly plant’s juice. It has a party trick that makes so much sense for city drivers. Read on...
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News Reviews

Baby You’re a Suprastar

Japanese sports cars from the 80s and 90s are hot property right now with some fetching the sort of money once the preserve of high end European exotics. But there are still some retro Japanese performance cars that can still be bought at relatively affordable prices. This Mk3 Toyota Supra is a fine example. Read on...
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News Reviews

O-Kei Doh-Kei

These two Japanese Kei cars have tiny 3 cylinder engines, meagre horsepower and even less torque. But what they do have is fun, and lots of it. You don’t need to go fast to feel like you’re going fast and these cars give you that feeling whilst staying within the law. And really, what’s the point of loads of horsepower if you can’t use it? Read on...
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The Closest You’ll Get to a New One

There are no new Holden Commodore Utes, they are extinct. So if you want one you’ll have to make do with a used one, one that has probably racked up a big bunch of kilometres, one that has worked hard, probably heavily scarred. Or you can buy this one. Read on...
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Bigger than Texas

If you are intimidated by the thought of parallel parking a Toyota Yaris, or if your garage is of typical garage dimensions then this 5.7 metre 1966 Cadillac convertible may not be an ideal choice for you. But if you care not a jot for the challenges of parking and own a warehouse sized garage then don your white suit and cowboy hat because your moment has come. Read on...
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News Reviews Classic Cars

Not For the School Run

With the current talk of transitioning to EVs and Hybrids and tempting buyers away from utes and SUVs it might seem an odd time to highlight a crusty, dirty, thirsty, old Land Rover V8. But this old Landy is not quite the environmental disaster it might seem. Read on...
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The Slowest Depreciating Car in NZ?

The Suzuki Jimny is a giant killing off-road vehicle in more ways than you’d think. They are incredibly capable on the rough stuff and although basic, small and not exactly comfortable they are also incredible depreciation busters. Read on...
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The Nineties Are Back, Baby

With classic car prices currently experiencing something of a boom it’s a good time to try and pick the next movers and shakers. Some models from the 1990s are already commanding huge collector money but will this rising tide lift all boats or do some have holes in them? Read on...
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News Reviews

A Range of Nearly New Rangers

Turners currently have five, effectively new, Ford Rangers for sale with a 5 day right of return, manufacturer’s warranty and ready to drive away. Whether it’s a 2wd or 4WD XLT with either 2L Bi-turbo engine or bigger 3.2L engine they’re all there with less than a couple of hundred kilometres on the clock. Read on...
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Classics on the Rise – 2 distant Cousins

These two classics may not appear to have much in common, one being a British Ford and the other a Japanese Mitsubishi. But one thing they do share is the classic wave both are surfing right now. And there’s something else they nearly shared when the Capri was born in 1968. Read on...
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