Aprilia's primal ride

 

Aprilia's primal ride

It's effectively the Italian bikemaker's entry point superbike, but it's way better than that.

SUVs dominate finalists

 

SUVs dominate NZ car awards finalists

A pack of SUVs dominate the top finalists for first of New Zealand's two major car of the year awards.

500 accidents in a day

 

Trucks' breasts billboards cause traffic chaos

Truck billboards featuring a woman's naked breasts have caused over 500 vehicle accidents in a single day.

Driverless at 200 kmh

 

Driverless 200 kmh hot lap in Audi's RS7

What's it like to do a fast lap around a racetrack with nobody behind the wheel?

How did anyone survive this crash?

 

How did anyone survive this crash?

It is simply hard to believe that the motorist driving this car has survived this horror accident in Belgium.

Cruising Wellington in the latest Lambo

 

Cruising Wellington in the latest Lambo

Tom Hunt takes the new Lamborghini Huracan for a test drive around Wellington.

Pinball meets power sliding

 

Pinball meets power sliding

Practice has begun for Kiwi drift racer ''Mad Mike'' Whiddett, as he hit Ardmore Airport to simulate the 2014 Redbull Drift Shifters track.

Truck derails train at level crossing

Truck derails train at level crossing

A couple driving through Louisiana on Sunday capture the dramatic moment a train plows through a truck that was stuck over a level crossing, derailing two engines and over a dozen rail cars.

Lack of speed worries racer

john cottier A lack of speed foiled New Zealand's oldest circuit racer at Timaru International Motor Raceway yesterday.

Lap of honour for SBR

Kiwi team went into Bathurst with little expected of them, but emerged with the respect of the entire pitlane.

Pirelli performs tyre U-turn

Big Bentley on the way

Jeremy Clarkson: They got me

Top Gear presenter Jeremy Clarkson. The controversial Top Gear presenter is in the headlines again, after being nabbed for speeding.

Law-abiding drivers wrongly snapped

Speed-camera programming error leaves police red-faced and having to cancel fines.

Ready to go

Pamper the travelling pet

Weather-activated speed signs trial

NZ's first weather-activated road signs with variable speed limits are to be trialled in the Kaimai Range.

A day in the very fast lane

Lamborghini Wellington journo Tom Hunt jumps at the chance to test-drive a Lamborghini. And lives to tell the tale.

Fancy a Rolls-Royce off-roader?

The uber-luxurious British brand plans a vehicle that can go from the muddy countryside to the opera.

Gilding the sales lily

Inventor's climate change drive

Duster to pass muster

One of the least known successful Renault/Nissan ventures is the Dacia brand which has one particularly interesting project on the go.

Mustang sallies forth

2015 Ford Mustang GT Our own Dave Moore has been in LA testing what he believes is the least American Mustang ever made and finds it is better than expected.

Frugal diesel is quick

Mazda3's sporting SP22 diesel is hot-hatch grunt combined with city car consumption and high comfort levels.

The Lexus that wants to play

Opps! Here's the real fuel facts

Skoda at its best

Skoda's Corolla-sized Spaceback embodies all that has made the company an industry leader, when just a few years ago it was a laughing stock.

A day in the very fast lane

Lamborghini Wellington journo Tom Hunt jumps at the chance to test-drive a Lamborghini. And lives to tell the tale.

Exit dash crash

It is simply hard to believe that the driver survives this horror accident in Belgium.

Pinball meets power sliding

Tiny car jumps drawbridge

Gazillion dollar blowout

Megan Fox and Brian Austin Greene at Ferrari dinner Ferrari shows it is not your normal automaker with lavish weekend bash aimed at staying exclusive.

0-100kmh in 3secs

Ferrari has revealed its new 458 Speciale A in a series of official photographs.

Another exclusive Veyron

Dodge Challenger dragster

Looks can be deceiving

The MV Agusta Rivale's styling is a something of a trompe d'oeil. The MV Agusta Rivale's styling is a something of a trompe d'oeil.

A chance to be 'Easy Rider'

Peter Fonda's Captain America chopper from Easy Rider has come to symbolise the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it's for sale.

A steeper learning curve

Max-scooter, mini-price

Budget learner-leader

Here's one Learner Approved Motorcycle that still talks the torque.

What's hot in Paris

Lexus RC-F The Paris Motor Show is big and here's our look at some of the cars we will soon see in New Zealand.

Lamborghini's first hybrid

Advanced hybrid powered coupe concept boasts a claimed 0-100kmh time of 3.0sec and combined fuel consumption of 4.2L/100km.

VW has motorcycle heart

Italians dominate awards

Hybrid compromise lessens

Audi hybrid One day, someone will invent a zero emissions vehicle that will have good performance and range and won't set you back the price of a small island.

Thriller on resurfaced Bathurst

For a circuit that feels so familiar to so many, driving Bathurst seems almost alien.

Mixing art and science

Third Take on TT

Rare cars up for sale

Southward cars Six century-old cars, including one that raced in early New Zealand competitions, are being sold.

One year on, Ernie is back

A Model T Ford damaged in a crash last year is ready to hit the road once more.

Falcon legends meet

Like driving a double bed

Best of the rest 'Pony' cars

Mustang will always be the first "Pony" car so here's what we think are the next best five.

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

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Your favourite NZ roads

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Your favourite NZ roads

Favourite NZ roads

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