Ford unveils tribute Mustang

 

Ford unveils 50th anniversary tribute Mustang

Special Ford Mustang coupe pays tribute to 1964 original.

Keeping the kids quiet on the road

School holiday road trip time. Load up the boot, settle the kids into the first class-style reclining seats, switch on the hot-stone-style massage function, turn on the rear entertainment system and then simply relax and enjoy a peaceful journey to your destination.

Keeping the kids quiet on the road

KEEP EM HAPPY: DVDs, in moderation, are unlikely to cause motion sickness.

Focus provides Falcon hint

 

Focus facelift previews new-look Falcon

Revised styling on popular sedan provides a hint at how final Falcon will look.

Mercedes drops Benz

 

Mercedes drops Benz name on new AMG GT

Mercedes-Benz has canned any traditional reference to its founder in the name of its new twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 powered sportscar.

At the drag strip in a hot Kia

At the drag strip in a hot Kia

Fairfax motoring reporter Rob Maetzig takes the new Kia for a drag at Meremere.

Dashcam captures head-on with truck

 

Dashcam captures head-on with truck

Dash cam footage captures the moment a cement truck rolls on its side and slams head-on into the vehicle filming the incident.

Snarling Italian on the prowl

Snarling Italian on the prowl

Motoring reporter Rob Maetzig takes an Italian beast, the Maserati Quattroporte S, for a feed of tarmac.

Train pins SUV in crossing smash

 

Train pins SUV in crossing smash

Dramatic video footage shows an SUV being hit by a passenger train after the driver went around barrier arms at a crossing.

Hamilton leads practice in China

Lewis Hamilton Lewis Hamilton overcame problems with his car's handling to return Mercedes to the top of the timesheets at the Chinese Grand Prix.

Student gears up for V8s

Sixteen-year-old Invercargill driver Liam MacDonald will again line up in the NZV8 Touring Car Championship field as part of the V8 Supercar meeting at Pukekohe.

Racing star vs helicopter

Rosberg expects tough fight

Flyover design 'incoherent'

basin reserve flyover Should the Basin Reserve flyover be an iconic structure that defines the capital city or a modest bridge that quietly slinks into its surrounds?

Unregistered sellers convicted

Four people operating unregistered vehicle sales businesses have been prosecuted in the past month.

Grieving boy's tourist driver petition

Critics slam Labour truck proposal

Driving caution urged

Transport officials are warning drivers to be careful on sodden roads as they head away for their Easter break.

$1m caravan unveiled

Global Caravan Technologies CR-1 is expected to cost $1 million. Carbon fibre holiday home built by Nasa, F1 engineers.

X-citing changes

The square-rigged X-Trail is no more with the new model now wearing Nissan's corporate suit.

The true family car

Ute battle on a knife-Edge

Murano makeover

The ugly duckling in Nissan's flock of four-wheel drives has grown into a familiar-looking member of the family.

Sowing the Kia Cee'd

It might be the hot hatch with the dumbest spelling, but Kia's new Pro-cee'd GT has to rate as one of the best of the fleet. It might be the hot hatch with the dumbest spelling, but Kia's new Pro-cee'd GT has to rate as one of the best of the fleet.

Hopes rest on wee MG

MG launches entry-point car for less than $20,000 that shows no a sign of penny-pinching and is not short on fun.

Big cats get the cream

Plenty to admire

VW packs Passat

VW Passat has just had thousands of dollars of value added to help celebrate a special Volkswagen anniversary in NZ.

Truck flips into minivan

A US university professor has walked away from an amazing head-on crash with a cement truck that was all recorded on his dash cam. Dash cam captures the terrifying moment a rolling cement truck ploughs head-on into car.

On the prowl

New Maserati Quattroporte S deserves to be driven with enthusiasm.

Why you need to stop for trains

Crash launches Lambo

If heroes were on a budget

Unconventional Heroes. What if money was in short supply for the transportation of our on-screen heroes?

BMW M4 convertible

German brand takes the lid off new M-tweaked drop-top.

World's fastest lawn mower

New car revives old

A treat for 2

BMW K1300R The K1300R is a BMW tailored towards tandem riding.

Set for success

Moto champ is most well-rounded bike in the six-hundred pack.

From wreck to wonderful

'Future shock' two-wheeler

Tour de force

Kawasaki's Z1000 SX gains more power, more comfort and electronic goodies but costs $1000 less.

High performance Vette drop top

2015 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 convertible Chevrolet boosts its range of performance cars to 14 with the unveiling of the 2015 Corvette Z06 convertible.

Cruze gets facelift

GM has readied a facelift for the Holden Cruze, focusing on technology such as in-car WiFi and smartphone integration as part of a mid-life update.

Geneva previews Mazda2

Topless beauties

Staying alive over Easter

Tired driver There's plenty you can do to reduce the accident odds and keep yourself alive on the roads this Easter aside from just obeying the road rules.

What women want...

Anyone can generalise on the subject of what women want in their car.

Where are they?

Both hands on wheel

Black Pearl wins 'Goodguys'

James Hetfield's Black Pearl This Euro-American custom blend crafted for Metallica's James Hetfield has taken America's most sought-after hot rod gong.

Mustangs rule

Finding common ground with in-laws is often an arduous challenge, but not for one family who share a mutual passion for Mustangs.

Rally inspires restoration

A Minor love affair

Bel Air is the prince

Allan Simons knows there are no age restrictions when it comes to car enthusiasm.

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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