'The robot will takeover'

Audi's self-driving RS7 prototype takes on the Oschersleben circuit in Germany at 200 kmh.

Personal transportation is on the cusp of its greatest transformation since the advent of the internal combustion engine.

Porsche's quiet riot

Porsche Macan

It's hard to believe that a compact if weighty SUV can be quite this dynamic and comfy.

Colorado poised

Minor makeover: Holden has given its Colorado ute and SUV an update for 2015.

Holden listens to customers and sorts out little niggles about its Colorado ute.

More XR6 turbo power?

Ford's final Falcon XR6 Turbo spring a high-performance spinoff.

Limited edition model could be faster and more performance-oriented than current car.

Flying car nears liftoff

Terrafugia plans to offer an affordable self-flying car by 2018.

Terrafugia Transition team says autonomous self-flying cars could "change the world".

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Porsche's quiet riot

Porsche Macan

It's hard to believe that a compact if weighty SUV can be quite this dynamic and comfy.

Counting down to the Car of the Year

We've rejigged the categories for our Car of the Year awards so that they are price-based.

Honda's human hauler

Ducatis Monster the Far North

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Flying car nears liftoff

Terrafugia plans to offer an affordable self-flying car by 2018.

Terrafugia Transition team says autonomous self-flying cars could "change the world".

More XR6 turbo power?

Limited edition model would be faster and more performance-oriented than current car, says Ford insider.

Audi's self-driving RS7 prototype takes on the Oschersleben circuit in Germany at 200 kmh.

'The robot will takeover'

Personal transportation is on the cusp of its greatest transformation since the advent of the internal combustion engine.

lifestyle vehicles

Chinese copy sparks complaint

SPOT THE DIFFERENCE: The newly released Chinese LandWind X7 (left photos) bears a striking resemblance to Land Rover's Range Rover Evoque.

A Chinese copy of the Range Rover Evoque has angry Land Rover officials claiming Intellectual Property Theft.

SUV offers diesel alternative gallery

Nissan's Petrol-electric seven-seater isn't a genuine fuel miser, but is an accomplished SUV for large families.

Minor makeover: Holden has given its Colorado ute and SUV an update for 2015.

Colorado poised

Holden has listened to its customers and sorted out all the little niggles about its Colorado ute which results in a much improved vehicle.

road tests

Best of both worlds gallery

Head-turner: Our BMW i8 literally stopped traffic when it slowed down or was parked, even in seen-it-all Auckland.

BMW's i8 is a supercar, but not as we'd usually know it, using a hybrid powertrain so that it's both blisteringly fast and ridiculously frugal.

BMW i8 - is it a super hybrid?

BMW says its new petrol-electric i8 coupe has superpowers that other sports cars don't yet possess.

Mini hatches a five-door

Mini hatches a five-door

It took 55 years, but the first proper five-door, family-friendly Mini has finally arrived.

bikes

Devilish new Duke

Better looks: The Diavel’s revised seat, radiator covers, handlebars, numberplate carrier, and exhaust system work well visually.

Twin-sparks help stoke the Ducati Diavel's efficiency and refinement.

Singular appeal

Yamaha's retro-single is full of cheap kicks.

Learner 660: Engaging new Triumph triple doesn't look sheepish, even in white.

LAMS triple is no joke video

It is quite possibly the most satisfying bike of the LAMS flock with a price that'll make its Ducati Monster 659 rival appear over-priced.

shows

Concept ignores all the rules gallery

Chevrolet Chaparral concept car at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

When GM designers created the Chevrolet Chaparral concept car they tossed out all the rules they believe stifle innovation in auto racing.

LA motor show's mutants gallery

The pimped-out, four-wheeled freaks are a highlight of the LA motor show.

The Galpin-Fisker Rocket is unveiled at the LA Auto Show.

'Should be fast enough'

What do you tell the crowd after unveiling a carbon-fibre-bodied, 725-horsepower supercharged coupe based on the new Ford Mustang?

customs & classics

Fabulous Ferrari gallery

Classic: Rod Tempero's replica 1962 250 FTO Ferrari.

Rod Tempero has built plenty of cars over the years, but his latest project may be his finest yet.

Downsizing auction nets $14.5m gallery

Customs, concepts and classics net $14.5m as American car collector downsizes.

Shane Dumbell's 1932 roadster.

Rodder has his dream car gallery

Shane Dumbell has a couple of hot items in his Taranaki garage but neither are of the illegally obtained variety.

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Video: Truck clears racing car

A 16-tonne truck has set a world record by jumping over an F1 racing car. See it to believe it.

quizzes

Aston Martin's first 100 years

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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

Motorsport

Kiwi driver bouncing back

NZ V8 Supertourers

NZ V8 Supertourers driver Richard Moore is feeling better than ever after surgery to repair a painful spinal injury.

Dennis: Board picks drivers

Decision over who will drive for McLaren in 2015 lies with the team's board, group head says.

Lauda picks more Mercedes duels

Monte Carlo comeback 'for fun'