See-through tech for towing gallery video

Land Rover researchers develop an innovative camera system that makes a trailer or caravan appear see-through when being towed.

Land Rover developing a see-through trailer concept that would completely remove the blind spot created when towing a caravan or trailer.

Safety buffer for cyclists looms

Motorists may soon be required by law to give cyclists a 1.5-metre gap when overtaking.

3:35 PM  Govt considering a law that would require overtaking drivers to give cyclists up to 1.5 metres of space.

Ford NZ boss is a happy man gallery

Ford's new Focus which is set for the New Zealand market.

Ford launches facelifted Focus hatch as New Zealand sales continue to race ahead.

Dishing up the dirt gallery video

Four wheel driver making the most of the Mosh Pit on Saturday at Woodhill Forest.

A health and safety snag cancels mud-lovers' 4x4 competition but they still manage to dish up the dirt.

Apple pursued Top Gear team

Ex-Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May.

Apple, in planning its own Tv shows, made an audacious bid to secure the former stars of Top Gear.

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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

news

Safety buffer for cyclists looms

Motorists may soon be required by law to give cyclists a 1.5-metre gap when overtaking.

3:35 PM  The Government is considering a law that would require overtaking drivers to give cyclists up to 1.5 metres of space. 

See-through tech for towing gallery video

Land Rover developing a see-through trailer concept that would completely remove the blind spot created when towing a caravan or trailer.

Ford's new Focus which is set for the New Zealand market.

Ford NZ boss is a happy man gallery

Ford launches facelifted Focus hatch as New Zealand sales continue to race ahead.

lifestyle vehicles

Four-wheel-drivers dish up the dirt gallery video

Four wheel driver making the most of the Mosh Pit on Saturday at Woodhill Forest.

A health and safety snag cancels mud-lovers' 4x4 competition but they still manage to dish up the dirt on a fun day.

A new world of Discovery

Land Rover’s new Discovery Sport - think of this as Disco-lite.

It's always worked hard for the money, but the new Navara NP300 does the business better than ever.

Working hard for the money

Nissan gets down to business with its new Navara NP300.

road tests

Drool Britannia

On the open road is where the new 'baby Jag' with oodles of balance, poise and grip.

Jaguar introduces the car it has promised and we've lusted after since the famous Mk II sedan was discontinued in the late 60s.

Crisply-styled Korean

Cute as a button crossover charms on price and could shake up the market as a result.

This VXR may be at the top of Holden's new Astra line-up, but there's also a less-powerful, smaller-engined GTC model if the hot-hatch is too hot for you.

Polish Holdens impress

European-sourced Astra VXR and GTC sports-hatches are useful additions to Holden's New Zealand lineup.

bikes

Triumph shows Triple benefits

The Speed Triple might be an old-school streetbike by current standards, but it doesn't look like a ten-year old, nor behave like one.

Triumph's Speed Triple is still a treat, but you pay more for it.

Huge price tag on custom bike gallery

It looks like a Lego fan designed it and it doesn't come cheap.

Glen Magson surprised himself by winning a recent extreme motorcycling event.

Cancer survivor wins gruelling motorcycle event

Glen Magson is not one to boast but he is rather proud of his recent achievement.

shows

Cabriolet crowned best in show

This 1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A was best of show at the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, US.

A stunning 1924 Italian cabriolet has won the best in show award at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

Unorthodox bike re-build

Classic bike enthusiasts may cringe when they see what James Currie delivers at Grand National Rod and Custom Show.

A 1964 Ford Fairline drives off after winning the "Worst of Show" award at the Concours d'Lemon.

A tongue-in-cheek look at bad cars gallery

Prestigious Pebble Beach car show also has its its fun side with the Concours d'Lemon.

customs & classics

Alfa Romeo museum a must see gallery

1969 33/2 Coupe Speciale concept.

As the creator of some beautiful machines, a visit to the Alfa Romeo museum is a must-see for Italian car fans.

Vintage Holdens steal the show

It may not be everyone's cup of tea but three banged up-rusty Holdens caused a rustle on Saturday when more than 100 punters flocked from across the country for a Holden Auction in Hardings road, Riverlands.

The "BeerSter"; a custom creation modeled after 1930s Indianapolis 500 racers.

Getting your kicks on Route 66 gallery

A rolling museum of America's auto heritage race 3700 km along the iconic Route 66.

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See-through tech for towing

Land Rover developing a see-through trailer concept that would completely remove the blind spot created when towing a caravan or trailer.

quizzes

Are you a shining light?

The front headlight of a 2015 Dodge Viper SRT is pictured at the 2015 New York International Auto Show in New York City.

How well do you know your headlights?

Aston Martin's first 100 years

Iconic British sports car brand Aston Martin this month celebrated its 100th birthday.

Chevrolet Corvette quiz

Quiz: A feast of Ferraris

Motorsport

Angry rival questions Dixon's win video

Colombian driver Juan Pablo Montoya wants the double-points system reconsidered after being pipped to the title.

IndyCar series runner-up Juan Pablo Montoya says the Kiwi had a "s**t" season and didn't deserve to win title.

Dixon wins IndyCar series video

Kiwi IndyCar ace seals his fourth IndyCar title, winning a dramatic Grand Prix of Sonoma in California.

Rossi wins wet British Grand Prix

Marquez takes British GP pole

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