Wagon now couple's dream car

South Taranaki dairy farmer Alan Campbell bought his 1955 Chevrolet Bel Air Nomad after attending the Whangamata Beach Hop car festival which ignited his passion for classic vehicles.

11:12 AM  A glistening red and white station wagon is the dream car Alan Campbell never knew he had always wanted.

Fords run in the family gallery

15042015 News. Photo: Mytchall Bransgrove/Fairfax NZ.
Me and my car, South Canterbury Herald. Grant Mehrtens and his 1959 Ford Skyliner.
Reporter: Nick Truebridge

7 min ago  Fords run in Grant Mehrtens' family: his father was into them and "his father before him".

Honda's CRV 2WD S arrives

Honda's new CRV 2WD S.

Honda has confirmed the New Zealand price for its new addition to the 2015 CRV line-up, the 2WD S.

A China only Ford

The Australian-developed version of the 2016 Ford Taurus will only be sold in China.

This could have been the new Ford Falcon.

Lexus RX SUV gets turbo

Lexus is set to turbocharge its RX series SUV.

Lexus confirms plans to put a new turbocharged engine under the bonnet of its RX series luxury SUV.

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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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Petrol prices 'squeaky clean'

A study suggests petrol company pricing is squeaky clean.

AA backs a study that suggests petrol companies are as quick to drop prices as raise them

Spate of motorbike thefts investigated

Police want the public to keep an eye out for motorbikes sold in suspicious circumstances following multiple motorcycle thefts.

Lexus is set to turbocharge its RX series SUV.

Lexus RX SUV gets turbo power

Lexus has confirmed plans to put a new turbocharged engine under the bonnet of its RX series luxury SUV.

lifestyle vehicles

Honda's CRV 2WD S reaches NZ

Honda's new CRV 2WD S.

Honda has confirmed the New Zealand price for its new addition to the 2015 CRV line-up, the 2WD S.

Kodo brings style to the SUV class

Mazda's new model offensive just doesn't stop.

Startech's new Range Rover ute.

Range Rover turned into luxury ute

Startech-tweaked Range Rover puts a new spin on SUVs.

road tests

Living with the World Car of the Year

Softer, rounder style disguises the larger over all dimensions of the latest C-Class.

Despite its bottom of the range placement, the Mercedes-Benz C200 impresses as much as its hundred grand more expensive 500 horsepower AMG siblings.

Porsche’s Venomous Spyder

The 918 Spyder costs over $NZ1million, and we take it around Phillip Island.

Lamborghini Huracan displays its supercar form.

Lamborghini Huracan is well bred gallery video

Lamborghini aims to please with its new Huracan, the most polished and usable Lambo to date.

bikes

Yamaha’s almost perfect 'ten'

The Tenere only comes in dark grey, a military Khaki would be a useful alternative for such a tough-looking machine.

Yamaha's latest Tenere is easier to tailor for your riding requirements.

Yamaha's racy tourer video

Yamaha’s MT-09 and MT-07 have sold almighty well. Now it’s the turn of the Tracer. Is this lightweight tourer the best MT yet?

The Kawasaki's 21-inch front wheel is a great advantage off road when compared with similar capacity competitors' 19-inchers.

Junior dual-purpose Kawasaki

Kawasaki's wee KLX150 is beaut commuter with dirty habits

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Tyler Blake, a design manager in Ford's Irvine studio, created this design for an electric guitar that borrows from the Ford GT's interior design language.

Ford GT-inspired furniture in spotlight gallery

Ford design team faces a very different challenge in Italy.

customs & classics

Fords run in the family gallery

15042015 News. Photo: Mytchall Bransgrove/Fairfax NZ.
Me and my car, South Canterbury Herald. Grant Mehrtens and his 1959 Ford Skyliner.
Reporter: Nick Truebridge

8 min ago  Fords run in Grant Mehrtens' family: his father was into them and "his father before him".

Harry Duynhoven's motoring loves

New Plymouth District Councillor Harry Duynhoven is an avid VW enthusiast from way back -  but did you know he is also a devoted Porsche man?

For 2015 Sandman livery will only extend to Sportwagon and ute offerings, though someone is bound to try a panelvan van conversion on the latter.

Oh Mr Sandman, bring me a dream...

Forty years on from the original, the Holden Sandman returns in wagon and ute forms, but sadly not to New Zealand.

Video

Lexus gives an 'F'

Lexus' cool new sideways video 'Dance of F' proves brand has shed the beige.

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

France's Bourdais to make V8s return for enduros

French IndyCar driver Sebastien Bourdais will team with Lee Holdsworth for the V8 Supercars series' three endurance races later this year.

Experienced French open-wheel driver Sebastien Bourdais will partner with Holden's Lee Holdsworth for this year's Bathurst 1000.

Stewart backs Hamilton to break his record

Britain's only triple F1 world champion believes his record is on borrowed time after Mercedes driver's storming start to season.

Josiah Natzke fifth in EMX125 debut in Italy video

Monster Tajima in dramatic crash video

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