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Ram Warlock – The Open Road – Review Film

In this episode of The Open Road Nick drives the Ram Trucks 1500 ” Warlock Edition” – Starting with a jaunt through Polaris 4WD park in Woodhill Forest, just to get it dirty and then drive it around a ponsy area. So we took it to Ponsonby Enjoy The Film! …

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Jeep Gladiator – NZ Review – The Open Road

Finally back to The Open Road here in New Zealand! So good to be back in the Saddle – Jeep came through with this Gladiator which for the most part its major point of difference is a full size tray in an otherwise Jeepy kind of Jeep. Test is the …

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Can-Am Ryker – The Open Road

Here it is, the controversial Ryker film, Alot of people had opinions on this, but in the sense of us finding out soild facts and real world testing- we gave it a good go before we passed comment. Specs Price as Tested – $19,995. Engine – in-line 3 cylinders, liquid-cooled …

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Camaro ZL1 – Review .. Sort of

In this episode of The Open Road, Nick drives the Chev Camaro ZL1 coming in to New Zealand via HSV. Because this has a lot of similarities with the Camaro SS we’ve already made a film with, we decided to have some fun with this video. Enjoy! Some fun facts. …

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Hyundai i30n – Review – The Open Road

In this episode of The Open Road The first Hyundai we’ve ever had the pleasure of featuring in the show, what a great place to start with the beastly i30n Specs Power: 202kw Toqrue : 353nm Price as tested: $54.990 Enjoy!

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Toyota Corolla – The Open Road – Review

Hey team So, its fun to make films about fast cars and big trucks, but when we got the chance to review the new Toyota Corolla, it triggered my old memories of learning to drive, going on missions in my friends mums Corolla, doing silly things like handbrake turns in …

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Holden Acadia Review – The Open Road

Hey team, Since we’re not serious motoring journalists, we thought we’d take this review even less seriously and have a bit of a laugh with it, Enjoy! Motor: 3.6L V6 Trans: 9-Speed Auto Fuel consumption: Claimed 8.9l/100km – as tested 12l/100km ( mix town and country driving) ANCAP: 5 star …

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The Open Road – Chevrolet Camaro By HSV – Review

In this Episode of The Open Road, Nick reviews the Chevrolet Camaro being brought into the Australian and New Zealand market by HSV ** amendment ** where stated the cars are built in the USA – we have since been informed and confirmed that the Silverado and Camaro RHD cars …

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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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