Fined for travelling at speed limit video

Australian man fined A$151 for travelling at the speed limit.

Aussie motorist makes tongue-in-cheek apology after being fined for driving at 100kmh in a 100kmh zone.

Golf's drag race surprise video

A Volkswagen Golf surprises a Nissan 350Z and a Porsche 911 in a drag race on an autobahn in Germany.

A Mk 1 Volkswagen Golf has stolen the glory from two sports cars in a drag race on an autobahn in Germany.

Crashed truckie sees yellow video

A Russian truck was left covered in paint after his truck crashed into a vehicle being used to paint road markings.

6 min ago  Truck driver was left looking like a character from The Simpsons after crashing into paint truck.

Wearable tech to change cars

Volvo has developed apps for popular smart watches, including the new Apple watch.

Volvo develops new apps for Apple Watch, Android Wear to control your vehicle.

Looking for a new car?

Pricemaker allows car experts to come to you with a personalised offer.

Don't buy a lemon, Pricemaker can help find the perfect car for you.

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American muscle machine

BMW X6.

BMW upgrades its first all-paw M machine that was well suited to the nature of NZ roads.

Car sales hit dizzy heights

It turned out to be quite a sizzler 2014, and we're not talking about summer holiday weather but new vehicle sales.

When 2WD will do in a ute

Applaud new initiatives

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Truckie sees yellow after road marking crash video

A Russian truck was left covered in paint after his truck crashed into a vehicle being used to paint road markings.

5 min ago  Truck driver was left looking like a character from The Simpsons crashed into another being used to paint road markings.

VW Golf springs drag race surprise video

A Mk 1 Volkswagen Golf has stolen the glory from two sports cars in a drag race on an autobahn in Germany.

Australian man fined A$151 for travelling at the speed limit.

Fined for travelling at speed limit video

Aussie motorist makes tongue-in-cheek apology after being fined for driving at 100kmh in a 100kmh zone.

lifestyle vehicles

Big Ford truck sadly not for us

Ford's King Ranch F-150 at a special photo shoot at the King Ranch from which the name was derived, undertaken by Texas State Photographer Wyman Meinzer.

Ford is big on promoting its global sourcing of vehicles, however, here's one we all want but they won't give us.

Honda Odyssey L is leather luxury

Luxury is the simple difference between the two versions of Honda's latest Odyssey people-mover available in NZ.

The new Q7 seems a fair bit smaller and generally less imposing than its predecessor.

New Q7 is better everywhere

New Q7 is lighter, nimbler, quieter and less imposing while offering big gains in interior practicality and useable space.

road tests

Limited? Not with this little hatch

The Mazda2 Limited, showing off its Kodo "soul of motion" exterior design.

This Mazda2 might be badged a Limited, but it is limited only in its dimensions.

Renault Megane RS275 a true hottie

Renault's hot hatch the Megane RS has been made even hotter via more grunt from its turbocharged engine.

BMW's first front-drive production car shapes up well among other so-called one-box designs with a distinctive wedge-like look.

BMW puts the family up front

The packaging benefits of transverse front-wheel-drive were obvious to BMW and the family-oriented 2-series is the first of many.

bikes

Commuter thinks its a racer

Thanks to searing orange highlights, sporting graphics and Grand Prix styling, the 390 resembles a serious track-day ride.

KTM’s edgy commuter single looks as if its ready for the track, says PAUL OWEN.

Crossrunner no longer a wallflower

By making it cooler to look-at, Honda made its VFR800X the bike it should always have been.

The gloriously-named Bienville Legacy has an outrageous steam punk look about it.

The money no object motorcycle

Goodwood Festival of Speed will host the global public debut of the astonishing Bienville Legacy.

shows

Skoda taking Fabia rally concept to Woerthersee

Skoda's Fabia R5 Combi show car.

Skoda has reinterpreted its new Fabia R5 rally car as a racy stationwagon for the Woerthersee festival.

Ex-Top Gear hosts linked to new rival show

Ousted Top Gear hosts rumoured to be in talks with ITV for a new rival show to BBC.

Audi TT clubsport turbo concept.

Audi unveils electric biturbo TT for Woethersee festival gallery

An Audi TT electric biturbo rocket is the latest reveal from the VW group for the annual Woerthersee festival.

customs & classics

Why classic cars had tailfins

The 1959 Cadillac has fins to fly for.

Space-inspired 1950s styling cues were unlike anything the world had seen.

Shelby Cobra tops car auction gallery

A 1967 Shelby 427 Cobra roadster stole the show at a massive muscle car auction in the US.

Speedback looks like an Aston Martin at a glance, but a little less so when you focus on it.

The $1m car that thinks it's an Aston Martin

Is this quirky, Jag-powered faux-Aston worth a million dollars?

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Truckie sees yellow after road marking crash

Truck driver was left looking like a character from The Simpsons crashed into another being used to paint road markings.

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

Driver trapped after rally crash

Emergency services work to free a rally driver after he was trapped in his car when it went 50 metres down a bank in Ashley Forest, North Canterbury, on Sunday.

Rally driver trapped car for two hours after it plunged 50 metres down a bank, rolling several times.

Natzke wins at MXGP of France

Kiwi claims his first round-victory of the 2015 Euro motocross champs, cleaning up at the France MXGP.

Hartley sets Le Mans pace

Lorenzo completes hat-trick at Mugello

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