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Bulletproof Range Rover – The Sentinel

Bulletproof cars, are nothing new, neither are Bulletproof Range Rovers, but for the first time, Landrover themselves are building a dedicated Bulletproof model of the Ranger Rover. Jaguar Land Rover have a Special Vehicle Operations Division, normally responsible for very fast versions of the Range Rover Sport and Jaguars, they …

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Whats happened to the new GTR?

The first R32 Skyline GTR caused a major upset in the automotive world and instantly gained a mythical status amongst hordes of teenagers when it came out in 1989. It was then rapidly updated with the rest of the Skyline range with the R33 and R34 models before the Skyline …

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Moppies Hops – Tuatara APA

Tuatara APA   Just a damn good beer. Citrus and pine flavours over a good solid malt base This is a bit of a classic from Tuatara, one of the country’s larger craft brewers. It’s become one of the staples and given its classic taste and blend of hops and …

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Moppies Hops – Garage Project Day Of The Dead

This is a spicy beer that delivers. Built on dark malts it’s a strong black lager with depths of flavour thanks to chipotle chili being nicely balanced by blue agave syrup, coco nibs and vanilla. Sometimes lots of chili doesn’t work in beer, sometimes it does. Garageproject made it work …

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Moppies Hops – North End Brewery Super Alpha

Super Alpha from North End Brewery. When wellington is the centre of beer then the Kapiti Coast becomes its north end. Light and slightly fruity to start with, then subtle lemon and a gentle bitterness. There is nice coriander note that comes through at the end Lovely beer, subtle and …

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The Ford Cortina

Chances are if you were born in the 70s then either your father, or your mates father owned a Cortina at some point. The first Cortina, the MK 1, came out in 1962 and set a new standard for mid size sedans. It was a great looking car, and for …

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Moppies Hops: Townshends Fat Hand

Townshend’s is one of those awesome breweries that only makes great beer. They don’t have a have huge range, and they don’t do much that is experimental, but what they do make is just fantastic.   Fat Hand is a proper Strong Ale, at 7.8% it’s got some bite to …

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Moppies Hops Modern Times Blazing World

Hoppy, dank amber. This is super Hoppy, like sucking on the water in the bottom of the Christmas tree bucket bitter, with loads of pine resin and hoppy goodness. The nose is light and floral, from the can it’s fresh and inviting. First taste is bitter and clean, second taste …

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Amazing Trailer back up

Get a load of this Fedex truck driver back his massive trailer into a standard size garage opening in Murica Give this man a medal Credit: twitter.com/globalguy The following two tabs change content below.BioLatest Posts Nic Empire motoring Journalist, BMX Rider, Yoga Doer and Burger aficionado. Always down for a …

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Latest Samsung gears

Today I was lucky enough to be one of the first to lay hands on the Galaxy S7 at a private event in Auckland Samsung was showing off their latest wares for the coming months GEAR VR With the backing of Occulus this is proving to be one of the …

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