Clio RS v Fiesta ST


Head to head: Renault Clio RS v Ford Fiesta ST

Here's a look at how Renault's new Clio RS fares against the class leading Ford Fiesta ST.

All American muscle


Jeep's big bruiser now much sophisticated

Even though it costs $109,990, Jeep's new Grand Cherokee SRT monster represents something of a large luxury SUV bargain.

Baby Azaria car on display


'Dingo's got my baby' car now a museum piece

The car of the New Zealander at the centre of the "that dingo's got my baby" case has been donated to Australia's National Museum.

Fearless truckie saves the day


Hero truck driver saves two from fiery crash

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

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'

Don't trust other drivers? Then this is the perfect car for you.

Driving at 300 kmh while blind


Driving at 300 kmh while blind

Former banker Mike Newman, who is blind, pushes heavily modified Nissan GT-R to new speed records.

Jaguar reveals new E-Type

Jaguar reveals new E-Type

Jaguar finally finishing a planned 18 unit production run of lightweight E-types, 51 years after the first 12 were built.

Red Bull defend recruitment

Red Bull Racing Formula One team say 16-year-old has already shown he's championship material and not a "risk" as rivals say.

Teen signs with F1 team

At only 16, Max Verstappen is set to become the youngest ever driver in Formula One.

Dixon misses oval podium

Whincup backs name change

High-revving motor firm brakes

car yard, sales 300 An accelerating motor vehicle industry has shifted Colonial Motors' full-year net profit up to $20.2 million.

Judge pities driver

Judge tells driver who had five unrestrained children in her car that it was common 30 years ago.

'Baby monitor for your car'

Taking on Burt's record

Speeding ticket thrown out

A Porirua lawyer may have set a legal precedent after dismissal of speeding ticket.

Makeover for mini-MPV

Peugeot 3008 Peugeot MPV receives a nice makeover but still expected to struggle in against our SUV market preference.

0-100 kmh in 4.7secs

Performance details and first look at the fastest, most powerful Land Rover yet have been revealed.

2015 Kia Sorento revealed

Active Tourer fronts up

Making turbo Trax

Holden has revealed its facelifted Trax compact SUV with a new top-of-the-range model.

Ghibli fires Maserati expansion

Maserati Ghibli Niche Italian car maker Maserati has grand plans to become a key player in the luxury sector.

A century in the making

There's only one real question hovering over Maserati's first diesel, and that's why didn't they do one sooner?

Hot hatch turbo fun

It's the one you want

All that Jazz

Honda's new third-generation Jazz has proved an instant success in the six weeks it has been on the market.

Blind driver breaks 300 kmh

Blind man breaks 300 kmh barrier behind the wheel British adventurer breaks his own record for the fastest speed set by a blind driver.

Moove over: Bovine on board

Motorist gives new meaning to the term "stock car" and creates opportunity for many puns.

Famous Barina to live on

When stunts go horribly wrong

Homemade hot wheels

It seems China is the world leader in the weird and wonderful world of homemade vehicles. It seems China is the world leader in the weird and wonderful world of homemade vehicles.

Supercar season

A gold-wrapped Ferrari is the king of bling as tailor-made supercars invade wealthy parts of London.

Bugatti's final 'Legend'

One-of-a-kind Mustang

Extreme minimalism

MV Agusta Brutale 800 Dragster The MV Agusta Brutale 800 Dragster takes abbreviated streetbike design to a new extreme.

Stryker gains in translation

If there's a prize for Chopper of the Year, Yamaha's XVS1300 Stryker deserves to win it.

It's quite easy being green

Retro 500 has familiar vibe

America: A horse with a name

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

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?

Star power boosts price

1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 once owned by Steve McQueen. A vintage Ferrari once owned by actor Steve McQueen has sold for more than NZ$11.7m.

Ferrari breaks auction record

A Ferrari 250 GTO sold breaks auction record but still fails to meet some pre-sale estimates.

Collecting V8s by the dozen

Auction record under threat

Speciale sells for $31.1m

An extremely rare 1964 Ferrari GTB/C Speciale has sold for a stunning NZ$31.1m at auction.

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

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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