SURPRISING: The sedan is lighter than drivers expect so feels fleet-footed

Jaguar XE S: nimble cat on a hot tin proverbial

Fri 29 Jul

Of course, climatically speaking, there was nothing hot about the environs I was driving Jaguar’s just-arrived XE S through this past week. 

FANTASTICALLY ORIGINAL: The rear two-thirds are tautly trimmed to offer up something quite different. It’s not a startling departure but look at the way the exaggerated belt line flows upward to a narrow boot

C-Class Coupe’s speedster silhouette better in the metal

Fri 22 Jul

A strange thing happened when I showed a couple of pals press photos of Mercedes-Benz’s latest C-Class Coupe ahead of spending time driving one myself.

MERCEDES BENZ E-CLASS: Embodies all that is great about a large sedan

The sedan is still king … when it’s an E-Class

Fri 17 Jun

For a number of years now we’ve been hearing how big sedans are out; SUVs (even teeny tiny ones) are in. And it must be said that’s a pretty fair analysis of the state of the market. 

ENTRY POINT: But the Mercedes-Benz GLS 350d has nothing entry-level about it

Refinement, subtlety, space and the grace of a luxury liner

Fri 3 Jun

So often these days large luxury SUVs receive the sort of sporty modifications you would usually associate with a performance coupe.

MERCEDES-AMG GLS 63: As capaciously practical as superbly designed and specified

Mercedes-AMG GLS 63: a luxury seven-seater with attitude

Fri 1 Apr

Mercedes-Benz’s biggest SUV has had a refresh. That the company itself refers to the GLS as a luxury liner gives you the best clue to where this model fits into the range. 

SPEEDSTER PROFILE: The C-Class Coupe has a hunkered-down look that suits the car perfectly, helped by frameless doors

Mercedes-Benz’s C-Class is all Coupe’d up

Fri 18 Mar

It was a combination of models launched in an impressively busy year that saw Mercedes-Benz New Zealand take line honours in the race to be the best-selling luxury brand last year.


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