When it comes to four wheel drives the ubiquitous Toyota Land Cruiser has been around for 60 years, and the Prado variant for the last twenty.

Published in Motoring
Saturday, 26 September 2015 16:54

Thoroughbred ute will cut it in town, country

Large passenger vehicles seem to lost favour in suburbia, giving way to utes as the macho movers and shakers. 

Published in Motoring
Thursday, 10 September 2015 07:00

Staying true to 4WD

With around one third of New Zealand roads unsealed, no surprise that drivers like utes, crossovers and SUV’s.

Published in Motoring
Tuesday, 19 March 2013 15:43

Forester works well in the bush

THE SUBARU Forester is so well suited to rural use, it is astounding Subaru spend so little promoting it to the rural market.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 21 March 2012 08:58

4WD trek all for a good cause

The Hunterville Lions Club plans to raise $50,000 for a room at the new $18m Ronald McDonald house being built in Wellington and so organised a 4WD trip over some of the iconic properties of the Inland Patea, the hinterland between Taihape and Napier.

Published in Machinery & Products

ANYONE WHO had an old Suzuki SJ410 or SJ413 – or even a Land Rover – will relate to this version of Suzuki's offering to the New Zealand market. Built in India, the Farmworker is a 'descendant' of those early Suzuki's that were a cheaper go-anywhere 4WD much favoured years ago by Kiwi farmers.

Published in Machinery & Products

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