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Sur-Ron E-Bike – Review

We were invited down to the Franklin Farm in Tokoroa to check out ” the most mental E-bikes ever made” We were not disappointed. Specs 6 kW motor 32 Amp/hour Battery 200Nm Torque max 50 kg operational weight Price $7000 NZD – top spec Now the film itself was intended …

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Chevrolet Silverado – By HSV – New Zealand Review – The Open Road

In this episode of The Open Road Nick’s driving the Chevrolet Silverado Z71 Custom Sport Unfortunately the first pass of this film was over 40 minutes long, no one wants to sit through me blabbering on about anything for that long. Here’s some stats and additional thoughts 2500HD LTZ “Custom …

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‘Self-Driving’ Mustang crashes at Goodwood

There’s that age old joke about Mustangs and their many many crashes on Youtube, particularly when it comes to pulling out onto main roads. These guys made a ‘self driving’ 1965 mustang to show off at GoodWood Festival of Speed, Now sure this wasn’t gona be the fastest pass of …

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Healtech Quickshifter Review

  A few months ago I had the idea to look into Quickshifters for my motorbike, and upon further investigation I narrowed my decision down to the unit made by Healtech, in Hungary. Being that my bike is carburetted, I was limited in options, but I think I’ve made the …

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Husqvarna Vitpilen 401 Review

  Two Wheels Tuesday this week brings you the brand spanking new 2018 Husqvarna Vitpilen 401, it has now officially landed in New Zealand, and we have been lucky enough to get one in person to have a close look and snap some photos for you guys!     The …

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Alpinestars Motegi V2 Suit Review

  Hey team, welcome back for another installment of Two Wheels Tuesday! This week we’re taking a very close look at the new Alpinestars Motegi V2 leather one-piece suit, which we recently tested at Hampton Downs.     First impressions of the suit are good: the black with white and …

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Two Wheel Tuesdays! TR20 Workshop – Review

  Hey team, first of all huge apologies for my absence from here for the last few months, my work life and some personal stuff have been getting in the way of my regular posts! But enough about that, I’m back onboard now, and keen to bring you all the …

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Haval H9 – Review

In this episode of The Open Road, Nick Drives the Haval H9 – just landed from China. Engine – Turbo 4 cyclinder 16 valve double VVT direct injection Max power – 180kw @ 5500rpm Max Torque – 350 Nm @ 1800-4500rpm Transmission – ZF – 8AT w/ paddle shift Weight …

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HSV – What can we expect now?

Well, quite a lot of Awesome actually. After posting the Commodore Film, there was a lot of chatter about the future of both Holden and HSV. It would seem there is no sign of slowing down, just a shift. Now this might not please everyone but if the internet has …

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2018 Holden Commodore – First Impression and Review – The Open Road

Nick was sent on an Adventure by Holden New Zealand to drive the new Commodore to Queenstown from Dunedin Here’s the findings Pricing LT 2.0l Turbo Petrol – 2WD – Liftback $45,990 RS-V 3.6l V6 AWD $58,990 VXR 3.6l V6 AWD $67,990 More pricing options available via Holden A post …

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