You could be going faster next year

 

New 110kmh speed limit in pipeline

Open-road speed limits could increase to 110kmh on some roads by the end of the year.

Batmobile tease

 

Batman director teases new Batmobile

The movie is still 18 months away but the teasing continues around what the new Batmobile will look like.

Smart cars talk to each other

 

Self-driving cars now chat with each other

Cars that drive themselves now chatting with each other.

Speed limit debate gathers pace

 

Hastings speed limit debate gathers pace

Hastings council has received more than a 1000 responses on whether some roads should revert back to 100kmh speed limit.

Driver reverses off truck to avoid fine

 

Driver reverses off truck to avoid fine

A driver decides the best way to avoid paying a traffic fine is to reverse his car off the back of a tow truck.

HSV confirms GTS Maloo ute

HSV confirms GTS Maloo ute

Australian performance operation announces it will build the world’s most powerful ute.

Driver surprise as tornado takes garage

Driver surprise as tornado takes garage

Unlucky motorist sees garage torn apart by a deadly tornado only moments after pulling out and driving directly into the danger.

Jaguar unveils C-Class rival

Jaguar unveils C-Class rival

Supercharged sedan set to rock the luxury car segment.

Stewart may yet face charges

Tony Stewart Fatal sprint car crash case referred to grand jury, meaning three-time Nascar champ may still face charges.

Enjoying life riding shotgun

Marlborough vineyard owner combines wining and driving as right-hand man for NZ's leading rally car driver, Hayden Paddon.

Ambrose eyes Bathurst win

Rossi wins home grand prix

Call for diesel price cut

diesel AA says fuel companies should drop diesel prices by 2 cents, but petrol prices are about right.

$230m expressway ahead

One year on and work on the $230 million Cambridge section of the Waikato Expressway is further down the road than anticipated.

$1m parking spaces

Top 5 modern Ferraris

Self-driving cars need permit

Computer-driven cars have been testing their skills on California roads for more than four years - until now.

Volvo excels itself

2015 Volvo XC90 After a dozen years, the world's best family SUV has been superseded by its own successor.

A brilliant new Nissan

Nissan's new Qashqai is a magnificent medium-sized drive - and the diesel version deserves much better.

New Land Rover Discovery

The ultimate collectors ute?

Beaut or brute ute?

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

Mazda's most active safety

Mazda3 sedan The top model in the third-generation Mazda3 range is memorable for its very high level of safety specification.

BMW's whirring warrior

Don't judge this automotive book by its cover, BMW's i3 is fast, roomy, fun to drive and turns more heads than an Open tennis rally.

Hot French hatch back

Mazda's little big car

New Polo power

VWs Polo hatchback has been facelifted, and the big news is installation of a latest-generation turbocharged engine.

Eight die in bus stop crash

Freight truck loses control and crashes into a bus stop in China, killing eight people and injuring six others.

Angry driver takes car back

Motorist incensed with a having his car towed jumps into it, reverses off a tow truck and drives it away.

Motorist's tornado surprise

Looney Tunes road rage

Another exclusive Veyron

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse The "1 of 1" is the latest exclusive Veyron supercar from the Bugatti stable.

Dodge Challenger dragster

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

Sleek street beast

Homemade hot wheels

Moto Babes in hog heaven

Moto babes in hog heaven Harley-Davidson is selling more motorcycles to women than all its competitors combined.

Master and Commander

Truth be known, the new version of Triumph's big twin is more of a follower.

Stroked and stoked

Revamped Valkyrie leads blitz

Max-scooter, mini-price

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

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

Turbocharger v supercharger

Jaguar 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

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

The little engine that could

Cars worth Holden on to

holden Mark Grey's obsession with Holden cars started when he was just a young boy.

A lifelong love of cars

Barry Cullen doesn't care that his 1932 Roadster is made from fibreglass and isn't the true blue article.

007 Bentley on show

Personal Jaguar statement

A love of English beauties

New Plymouth man's fixation with wheels has turned into a cluster of classic cars.

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

Know your Fords

Your favourite NZ roads

whaanga At look at readers' favourite roads. Whaanga Coast from Raglan to Ruapuke.

Your favourite NZ roads

A look at readers' favourite roads. The Surf Highway from Hawera to New Plymouth.

Your favourite NZ roads

Favourite NZ roads

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