Author Archives: Damien O'Carroll

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#HSV R8: 400kW s/c V8 is sensational! Wonderfully progressive, yet utterly brutal. Fast & refined! 9/10 #TweetTest

Great Scott! A Legend!

Great Scott! A Legend!
To further celebrate Back to the Future day, here is a far longer version of an article I wrote for the NZ Herald’s DRIVEN section a few months ago. It is about a rather special car that lives in New Zealand and its remarkably tenacious owner! So do you want to go for a ride? With those ...

FIRST DRIVE: Mercedes-Benz GLE

FIRST DRIVE: Mercedes-Benz GLE
For a while now Mercedes-Benz has lagged behind obvious rivals BMW and Audi in one key area — SUVs, particularly those in the fast-growing small and medium segments. But Mercedes are determined to fix that particular weak spot in the most German way possible — to jam as many different variants ...