Category Archives: First Drives

FIRST DRIVE: Maserati Quattroporte

FIRST DRIVE: Maserati Quattroporte
Sometimes car companies don’t put much thought into their car names. Take, for example, the Maserati Quattroporte. The name translates literally into “Four Door” in English. This may be a revelation to anyone who hasn’t actually noticed that the car has four doors, but to the rest of us it is blindingly obvious. But Maserati can get away with it because in Italian it sounds musical, it trips off the tongue and dances through the air. “Four Door” is something the Japanese may have called a ...

FIRST DRIVE: Kia Cerato Koup

FIRST DRIVE: Kia Cerato Koup
Traditionally – well, in recent history, at least – small, sporty, two-door cars have been mainly bought by people over 40, with at least half of them being of the female persuasion. That was, of course, until the ...

FIRST DRIVE: BMW X5

FIRST DRIVE: BMW X5
Every time a new BMW X5 is launched there comes the constant reminder from BMW that it is most definitely NOT an SUV. Nope. SUV stands for Sports Utility Vehicle and the X5 most certainly not that. No, apparently the X5 is an SAV or Sports Activity Vehicle. Yes, apparently there IS a difference. To someone in the BMW marketing department, at least. ...

FIRST DRIVE: Forza Motorsport 5

FIRST DRIVE: Forza Motorsport 5
Sometime OVERSTEER contributor Karl Burnett was recently lucky enough to get a sneak preview of the upcoming awesomeness that is Forza Motorsport 5 on the Xbox One for NZGamer.com and they were kind enough to let us share his conclusions here! Thanks guys! ...