Record illegal sales fine

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Record fine for illegal motor sales

Auckland company and its former director cop record fines totalling $250,000 for illegal motor vehicle sales.

Hamilton's personalised Pagani

 

F1 star out in new personalised Pagani supercar

Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton has been out and about in his latest drive, a bespoke Pagani Zonda 760 LH.

Another exclusive Veyron

 

Bugatti delivers another exclusive Veyron

The "1 of 1" is the latest exclusive Veyron supercar from the Bugatti stable.

Speed and weed worries

 

Speed and weed crash deaths concerns rise

As US states liberalise their marijuana laws, public officials and safety advocates worry that more drivers high on pot will lead to a big increase in traffic deaths.

Bugatti crash was insurance fraud

Bugatti crash was insurance fraud

A man who became an internet sensation when he crashed his Bugatti Veyron into a lake has admitted the incident was an insurance fraud.

Motorcyclist lands on car roof

Motorcyclist lands on car roof

Dashcam footage shows a motorcyclist's standing landing on top of the car he or she rear-ended.

Fearless truckie saves the day

Fearless truckie saves the day

Trucker in US is being hailed as a hero after pulling a grandmother and a one-year-old from a flaming car wreck.

'Baby monitor for your car'

 

'Baby monitor for your car'

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Stewart gets back on track

Tony Stewart Tony Stewart made his return to competitive racing three weeks after he struck and killed a young racer in New York.

Marquez leaves his mark

MotoGP leader Marc Marquez held off Jorge Lorenzo to win the British Grand Prix.

Dixon ends campaign in third

Consistency the key for SVG

Know when to hold 'em

Tesla Model S Electric carmaker Tesla seems to hold all the aces as five US states bid up subsidy packages for a coveted NZ$5.98b factory.

Playing in the sand

That sand gets in everything feeling is apparent as a Colorado ute is sculptured from sand.

Corvette sinkhole to go

Political fork in the road

Rockers headlining MX-5 reveal

Long-time rockers Duran Duran confirmed to spearhead this week's launch of Mazda's all-new 2016 MX-5 sports car.

New Vitara revealed

New Suzuki Vitara revealed Japanese brand takes the covers off new compact SUV.

Hoisted Hatches

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So efficient and so useful.

Relocated and restored

Discovery Sport leaked as model

The new 2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport - which has no relationship with any existing Discovery - has been leaked in model form.

Merc eyes top luxury spot

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Clio RS v Fiesta ST

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All that Jazz

Ghibli fires Maserati expansion

Mazda's little big car

Small doesn't necessarily mean being thin on style, equipment and ability, as the all-new Mazda2 amply demonstrates.

Supercar crash deliberate

Bugatti Veyron's lake crash was attempted fraud Man faces up to 20 years prison after admitting deliberately crashing his Bugatti Veyron.

Standing landing from rear-ender

Dramatic dash cam footage shows a motorcyclist flipping in the air and then landing on a moving car.

Fearless truckie saves the day

'Baby monitor for your car'

Dodge Challenger dragster

2015 Mopar Challenger Drag Pak When it comes to drag racing in the US, Dodge and Mopar go hand-in-hand.

Sleek street beast

Custom-made, "coach-built" gull-wing US sports car boasts 1058 horsepower and costs a cool nearly NZ$1.2m.

Homemade hot wheels

Supercar season

Revamped Valkyrie leads blitz

Honda Valkyrie The world's biggest motorcycle maker reveals its upcoming motorcycle line-up.

America: A horse with a name

Triumph's now pint-sized Thunderbird is completely at home in the country after which it is named.

Extreme minimalism

Stryker gains in translation

Stroked and stoked

The minor niggles of a former Bike of the Year have been put right to great effect.

Car auctions smash records

Lamborghini Miura Annual US auto auction week races into the record books as total sales climb close NZ$500m.

Sexy electric supercar

A new electric supercar is aiming to try to lure a few of the well-heeled away from traditional high-octane machines.

Ferrari takes coveted award

$18,200 racing stripe

New ute to take on Ranger

Nissan Navara Nissan's new Navara is another step in the evolution of the ute to becoming a more rounded, do-it-all machine.

Electric future fast approaching

If we only have five decades of oil left then alternatives to the internal combustion engine need to be embraced sooner rather than later.

The little engine that could

Dark days for diesel?

Fraudster's Rolls sells at auction

1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost A 1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost linked to convicted fraudster Michael Swann sells at auction.

Baby Azaria car on display

Museum buys car of the Kiwi at the centre of the "that dingo's got my baby" case.

Speciale sells for $31.1m

Star power boosts price

Personal Jaguar statement

Jaguar's design director unveils a special makeover project.

Aston Martin's first 100 years

Aston Martin. Iconic British sports car brand Aston Martin this month celebrated its 100th birthday.

Chevrolet Corvette quiz

The Chevrolet Corvette is an iconic American muscle car but just how much do you think you know about them?

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