Ute cops crash criticism


Crash test body slams Chinese ute

Crash safety body hits out at Chinese car maker Great Wall for offering "inferior protection for occupants".

World's luckiest cyclist?


Cyclist cheats death twice in split second

A cyclist is alive with a story to tell after the narrowest of escapes from a crashing car and truck.

Maserati hits a century


Maserati hits a century

Fairfax motoring journo Peter Louisson was among 350 Maserati owners and journalists in Italy celebrating 100 years of Maserati.

Falcon legends meet


Falcon legends: FPV GT F v Falcon XY GT

The last ever Falcon GT gets to meet its maker; the iconic Falcon XY GT.

Crash body slams Chinese ute


Crash body slams Chinese ute

Crash safety body hits out at Chinese car maker Great Wall for offering "inferior protection for occupants".

Cyclist cheats death twice

Cyclist cheats death twice

To survive one near miss is probably good luck, but to survive two is unbelievable good fortune. This Russian cyclist had a close shave in this instance.

FPV GT F v Falcon XY GT


FPV GT F v Falcon XY GT

The last ever Ford Falcon GT gets to meet its maker; the iconic Falcon XY GT.

Easy Rider chopper up for $1m pay day


Easy Rider chopper up for $1m pay day

The iconic Harley-Davidson motorbike ridden by Peter Fonda in the 1969 classic Easy Rider is to go under the hammer in California, and auctioneers predict it will make at least US$1m.

Hamilton goes top in F1

Lewis Hamilton Emphatic victory at Singapore Grand Prix propels Briton ahead of German team-mate in drivers' championship.

Smith's unforgettable ride

Melbourne Storm star Cameron Smith gets punked by Kiwi motorsport legend Greg Murphy.

Kiwi Hartley fifth in US

Murphy could throttle big win

Service faces handicap

Driving Miss Daisy A driving service for the elderly is making a fresh call to the new government.

Gully clears last council hurdle

Wellington City Council lets last chance to scupper Transmission Gully pass it by.

Police candid about speed camera

Bad habits driver's downfall

Failed flyover costs taxpayers $11m

Cold feet are being blamed for taxpayers having to foot an $11m bill for the Basin flyover.

Beaut or brute ute?

HSV GTS Maloo ute Holden confirms it will build the world's fastest production ute from later this year.

Volvo excels itself

After a dozen years, the world's best family SUV has been superseded by its own successor.

A brilliant new Nissan

New Land Rover Discovery

Inventor's climate change drive

Takaka inventor Albie Burgers' electric car can travel 50 kilometres and cost him $1.

Hottest WRX matures

Subaru WRX STi The turbocharged Impreza, long the favourite of boy-racers the world over, appears to have matured into a more manly drive.

Something old, something new

Toyota has facelifted its popular Yaris hatchback, and while its looks have been freshened, underneath it all it's a case of same-old same- old.

New Polo power

Mazda's most active safety

Pocket Audi rocket

Audi reintroduces its famous S1 badge with a low-flying missile that is a magnificent entry-level addition to its S model portfolio.

Eight die in bus stop crash

Freight truck loses control and crashes into a bus stop in China, killing eight people and injuring six others.

Angry driver takes car back

Motorist incensed with a having his car towed jumps into it, reverses off a tow truck and drives it away.

Motorist's tornado surprise

Looney Tunes road rage

Another exclusive Veyron

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse The "1 of 1" is the latest exclusive Veyron supercar from the Bugatti stable.

Dodge Challenger dragster

When it comes to drag racing in the US, Dodge and Mopar go hand-in-hand.

Sleek street beast

Homemade hot wheels

A steeper learning curve

Yamaha XJ6 The new XJ6-N is a not-so-gentle little LAMS bike.

Max-scooter, mini-price

CF Moto's cheap-as-chips scooter could get away with a much higher sticker, if it wasn't Chinese.

Moto Babes in hog heaven

Master and Commander

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.

Italians dominate awards

Ferrari F12 TRS A Lamborghini and Ferrari have won the "spectacular" car awards at the prestigious 2014 Salon Prive show in London.

And the best in show is...

If your gig is classic cars then the 2014 Salon Prive show in London is the place to be.

Car auctions smash records

Sexy electric supercar

Turbocharger v supercharger

Jaguar supercharger Few car makers are using the supercharger but does that mean it is not as good as the turbocharger?

New ute to take on Ranger

Nissan's new Navara is another step in the evolution of the ute to becoming a more rounded, do-it-all machine.

Electric future fast approaching

The little engine that could

Found: Jag stolen in 1968

This 1967 Jaguar XK-E convertible, stolen in 1968, was spotted by US Customs and Border Protection in Los Angeles as it was being readied for shipment to the Netherlands. Rare 1967 Jaguar E-Type stolen in 1968 was spotted eagle-eyed customs officer in Los Angeles.

NZ car buff tastes victory

Kiwi wins prestigious trophy at the Goodwood Revival classic car race meeting in England.

Three Chevys now 789

A love of English beauties

Like driving a double bed

Verna Chambers' 1966 Chevrolet Pillarless Hardtop Caprice is part of the furniture.

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

A look at readers' favourite roads. The Surf Highway from Hawera to New Plymouth.

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Favourite NZ roads

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