Is this huge car price a record? video

The 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti was raced to victory by legendary British driver Stirling Moss at the Cuba Grand Prix in 1958.

Exchange rates and auction locations mean the title of the most expensive car ever sold at auction is up for debate.

Rare cars attract big money gallery

This stunning 1965 Aston Martin DB5 has recently undergone a comprehensive restoration and sold for US$781,000 (NZ$1.18m) at Bonham's auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.

It seems that not everyone is strapped for cash in the weeks after Christmas.

The car 007 really drove

N430 is the competition-inspired version of the Vantage S. It's a not-so-limited edition.

The Vantage is an oldie but still oh-so-good - even without the James Bond references.

Driveway dramas

Southland man Graeme Inglis is unhappy that vehicles often park across his Great North Road driveway.

For 11 years, people have parked in front of Graeme Inglis driveway. And now NZTA and police say they can't do any more.

Ute first to get VW emissions fix

Volkswagen's emissions recall will begin with the Amarok ute.

VW's NZ boss still has difficulty sleeping at night in the wake of the company's diesel emissions scandal.

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Long weekend traffic jams

It was slow-going on the highways north of Wellington on Friday.

Traffic snarled up north of Wellington as everyone escapes for the long weekend.

Ute first to get VW emissions fix

Volkswagen's NZ boss still has difficulty sleeping at night in the wake of the company's diesel emissions scandal.

More bad airbag news

No charges anger hit cyclist video

lifestyle vehicles

A proper off-road wagon

Puts on a good front: you wouldn't mistake Fortuner for a Hilux.

SUVs with hard-core off-road ability are making a comeback. The latest is the Toyota Fortuner.

This Hilux makes no sense

It will make you smile but think of this grunty Toyota as a middle-age-crisis family wagon with a tray.

Renault Captur was third most popular car in France for 2015. In New Zealand, not so much.

A little French head-scratcher

Little Renault is a loveable thing, but the French character that makes it interesting also limits its appeal to Kiwi drivers.

road tests

The car 007 really drove

N430 is the competition-inspired version of the Vantage S. It's a not-so-limited edition.

The Vantage is an oldie but still oh-so-good - even without the James Bond references.

A little French head-scratcher

Little Renault is a loveable thing, but the French character that makes it interesting also limits its appeal to Kiwi drivers.

Puts on a good front: you wouldn't mistake Fortuner for a Hilux.

A proper off-road wagon

SUVs with hard-core off-road ability are making a comeback. The latest is the Toyota Fortuner.

bikes

An American 999cc 'starter bike'

Indian Motorcycle has added a smaller version of its popular Scout - the Scout Sixty, taking direct aim at Harley-Davidson's new Street-series motorcycles and trying to lure newer riders to the sport.

Indian Motorcycle is going down — in size, scale and price.

Honda triggers second childhood

This is the most fun-packed 125cc four-stroke road bike ever created.

A motorcyclist rides through breathtaking scenery between Wanaka and Queenstown.

When the rubber hits the road

OPINION: Persuading your spouse or partner that motorcycles aren't dangerous isn't an easy assignment to take on.

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Rare cars attract big money gallery

This stunning 1965 Aston Martin DB5 has recently undergone a comprehensive restoration and sold for US$781,000 (NZ$1.18m) at Bonham's auction in Scottsdale, Arizona.

It seems that not everyone is strapped for cash in the weeks after Christmas.

From humble beginnings to hoedown tractors

It started with a few tractor enthusiasts saying if "you show me yours, I'll show you mine".

Actor Matt LeBlanc will help host "Top Gear" when it returns in May.

Matt LeBlanc joins Top Gear video

The former Friends star and self-confessed "car nut" will co-host the new-look motoring show.

customs & classics

Is this huge car price a record? video

The 1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti was raced to victory by legendary British driver Stirling Moss at the Cuba Grand Prix in 1958.

Exchange rates and auction locations mean the title of the most expensive car ever sold at auction is up for debate.

Get your flux capacitors ready

DeLorean reveals it is time to go Back to the Future.

The beautiful 1937 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster which has sold at auction in the US for more than NZ$15m.

Big price for rare Merc roadster video

A rare Mercedes-Benz that failed to reach its expected price has still sold at auction for a whopping sum.

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Is this huge car price a record?

Exchange rates and auction locations mean the title of the most expensive car ever sold at auction is up for debate.

quizzes

Quiz: Super behinds

Motoring quiz

Can you recognise these beauties just by looking at their rears?

Quiz: Motoring on

How well have you been keeping up with all the latest motoring news?

Quiz: Know your tail-lights

Are you a shining light?

Motorsport

Baby plays part for Wells

Josh Wells and Regan Feck, of Perth, in action at the New Zealand Sidecar Championship at Oreti Park in Invercargill on Saturday.

4:34 PM  There is no doubting Josh Well's passion for speedway.

Burnt car doesn't stop Harwood

Despite his car being left a blackened mess, Nelson Tigers' Shane Harwood kept on racing on Sunday night.

World-class riders wow crowd gallery video

Leitch picks up more points

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