Experiment obliterates truck

 

Anti-terrorist device obliterates truck at 80 kmh

Truck travelling at 80 kmh meets spectacular end in experiment designed to stop suicide bombers attacking US embassies.

Rare cars up for sale

 

Southward selling six rare unrestored cars

Six century-old cars, including one that raced in early New Zealand competitions, are being sold.

BMW hooks up

 

BMW ramps up vehicle connectivity

BMW takes in-car connectivity in NZ to another level with the launch of a new feature.

Fuel-cell sedan offers alternative

 

Fuel-cell sedan offers alternative to big batteries

Toyota is convinced that fuel-cell cars better suit the mass market than pure electrics and is set to test that sometime next year.

Fuel cell cars

 

Fuel cell cars

Fuel cell cars emit nothing but water vapour from the tailpipe and can operate on renewable hydrogen gas. The first of these green vehicles should be for sale to the public in 2015 - but how do they work?

The barriers protecting US embassies

The barriers protecting US embassies

Truck going 80kmh destroyed as it hits steel barrier designed to protect US embassies from suicide bombers.

Volvo pranks parking valet

 

Volvo pranks parking valet

San Remo Casino's newest valet gets a big surprise on his first day courtesy of Volvo.

Crash body slams Chinese ute

 

Crash body slams Chinese ute

Crash safety body hits out at Chinese car maker Great Wall for offering "inferior protection for occupants".

Formula E aiming high

Formula E World's first electric motor racing series hopes to attract 3-4 manufacturers to become a fully-fledged world championship.

Lorenzo wins a crash-strewn GP

Spanish rider takes advantage of a fall from MotoGP championship leader Maquez to win at Aragon.

Slade after top Bathurst result

Evans scores first win

Fines for getting close to cyclists?

Cyclist Motorists could be forced to slow down and sit behind cyclists until it's safe to pass, and any inconvenience "is worth it", panel pushing law change says.

One year on, Ernie is back

A Model T Ford damaged in a crash last year is ready to hit the road once more.

Auckland cops new cameras

Honda's hottest?

Hoeft shifts into top gear

Former All Black rugby player Carl Hoeft reckons there's nothing like a V8.

Beaut or brute ute?

HSV GTS Maloo ute Holden confirms it will build the world's fastest production ute from later this year.

Volvo excels itself

After a dozen years, the world's best family SUV has been superseded by its own successor.

A brilliant new Nissan

New Land Rover Discovery

Inventor's climate change drive

Takaka inventor Albie Burgers' electric car can travel 50 kilometres and cost him $1.

The Lexus that wants to play

Lexus RC F The Lexus RC coupe is due in NZ just before Christmas, but Jason Harper has already driven the beast in the US.

Opps! Here's the real fuel facts

It's time to squash the Qashqai's incorrect fuel facts published recently.

Pocket Audi rocket

Hottest WRX matures

Frugal diesel is quick

Mazda3's sporting SP22 diesel is hot-hatch grunt combined with city car consumption and high comfort levels.

World's greatest drag race?

World Greatest Drag Race 4 They're not the 10 fastest cars in the world but the 2014 edition of the "world's greatest drag race" is still an interesting watch.

Volvo pranks valet

Getting to drive some of the world's hottest cars in your first day as a parking valet looked like the sweetest of jobs.

Cheating death in a split second

Falcon legends meet

0-100kmh in 3secs

Ferrari 458 Speciale A Ferrari has revealed its new 458 Speciale A in a series of official photographs.

Another exclusive Veyron

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

Dodge Challenger dragster

Sleek street beast

A steeper learning curve

Yamaha XJ6 The new XJ6-N is a not-so-gentle little LAMS bike.

Max-scooter, mini-price

CF Moto's cheap-as-chips scooter could get away with a much higher sticker, if it wasn't Chinese.

Moto Babes in hog heaven

Master and Commander

A chance to be 'Easy Rider'

Peter Fonda's Captain America chopper from Easy Rider has come to symbolise the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it's for sale.

Italians dominate awards

Ferrari F12 TRS A Lamborghini and Ferrari have won the "spectacular" car awards at the prestigious 2014 Salon Prive show in London.

And the best in show is...

If your gig is classic cars then the 2014 Salon Prive show in London is the place to be.

Car auctions smash records

Sexy electric supercar

Third Take on TT

Audi TT Our own Peter Louisson has been test driving the new Audi TT at its world launch on the roads of Spain and the Ascari racetrack.

Turbocharger v supercharger

Few car makers are using the supercharger but does that mean it is not as good as the turbocharger?

New ute to take on Ranger

Electric future fast approaching

Found: Jag stolen in 1968

This 1967 Jaguar XK-E convertible, stolen in 1968, was spotted by US Customs and Border Protection in Los Angeles as it was being readied for shipment to the Netherlands. Rare 1967 Jaguar E-Type stolen in 1968 was spotted eagle-eyed customs officer in Los Angeles.

NZ car buff tastes victory

Kiwi wins prestigious trophy at the Goodwood Revival classic car race meeting in England.

Three Chevys now 789

A love of English beauties

Like driving a double bed

Verna Chambers' 1966 Chevrolet Pillarless Hardtop Caprice is part of the furniture.

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?

Quiz: A feast of Ferraris

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Your favourite NZ roads

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Your favourite NZ roads

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Favourite NZ roads

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