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Stroked and stoked

 

Stroked and stoked Honda single

The minor niggles of a former Bike of the Year have been put right to great effect.

Mazda's little big car

 

Mazda's little car has grown up qualities

Small doesn't necessarily mean being thin on style, equipment and ability, as the all-new Mazda2 amply demonstrates.

Mustang is almost here

 

Ford's 2015 Mustang is almost here

Ford has begun building the new version of one of its two most highly anticipated new models, the 2015 Mustang.

Sleek street beast

 

Galpin's $1m supercar a sleek street beast

Custom-made, "coach-built" gull-wing US sports car boasts 1058 horsepower and costs a cool nearly NZ$1.2m.

Bugatti crash was insurance fraud

Bugatti crash was insurance fraud

A man who became an internet sensation when he crashed his Bugatti Veyron into a lake has admitted the incident was an insurance fraud.

Motorcyclist lands on car roof

Motorcyclist lands on car roof

Dashcam footage shows a motorcyclist's standing landing on top of the car he or she rear-ended.

Fearless truckie saves the day

Fearless truckie saves the day

Trucker in US is being hailed as a hero after pulling a grandmother and a one-year-old from a flaming car wreck.

'Baby monitor for your car'

 

'Baby monitor for your car'

Don't trust other drivers? Then this is the perfect car for you.

Stewart affected by death

Tony Stewart Speaking with a trembling voice, Tony Stewart says death of Kevin Ward Jr will "affect my life forever".

Mercedes disciplines Rosberg

F1 leader Nico Rosberg apologises for colliding with team-mate Lewis Hamilton during the Belgian Grand Prix and been disciplined.

Dixon reflects on slow start

van Gisbergen to compete in NZ

Portaloose: Trailer on the runs

Portaloos A Timaru driver has discovered a new meaning for the phrase code brown.

New Falcon cost $263,254

Australian Ford enthusiast says "there's nothing like a GT Falcon".

Hundreds caught by camera

Speed limit hits bump

Political fork in the road

How you get around Wellington could differ greatly depending on who wins the general election.

Hoisted Hatches

Mercedes-Benz GLA and Volvo V40 Cross-Country D4 SUVs assume many forms these days, like Benz's new GLA for instance. We line up another compact premium SUV to measure its merits.

So efficient and so useful.

The Toyota Hiace is New Zealand's most preferred van by a very long stretch and it is easy to discover why.

Relocated and restored

Turbo Trax blows in

New Vitara revealed

Japanese brand takes the covers off new compact SUV.

Clio RS v Fiesta ST

Here's a look at how Renault's new Clio RS fares against the class leading Ford Fiesta ST. Here's a look at how Renault's new Clio RS fares against the class leading Ford Fiesta ST.

All that Jazz

Honda's new third-generation Jazz has proved an instant success in the six weeks it has been on the market.

Ghibli fires Maserati expansion

A century in the making

Merc eyes top luxury spot

Mercedes-Benz new C-Class, crucial to the brand's bid to move into top spot in the luxury sector in this part of the world, has arrived.

Supercar crash deliberate

Bugatti Veyron's lake crash was attempted fraud Man faces up to 20 years prison after admitting deliberately crashing his Bugatti Veyron.

Standing landing from rear-ender

Dramatic dash cam footage shows a motorcyclist flipping in the air and then landing on a moving car.

Fearless truckie saves the day

'Baby monitor for your car'

Homemade hot wheels

It seems China is the world leader in the weird and wonderful world of homemade vehicles. It seems China is the world leader in the weird and wonderful world of homemade vehicles.

Supercar season

A gold-wrapped Ferrari is the king of bling as tailor-made supercars invade wealthy parts of London.

Bugatti's final 'Legend'

One-of-a-kind Mustang

America: A horse with a name

Triumph America LT: Looks very much like a junior Thunderbird LT, but has its own appeal. Triumph's now pint-sized Thunderbird is completely at home in the country after which it is named.

Extreme minimalism

The MV Agusta Brutale 800 Dragster takes abbreviated streetbike design to a new extreme.

Stryker gains in translation

It's quite easy being green

Revamped Valkyrie leads blitz

The world's biggest motorcycle maker reveals its upcoming motorcycle line-up.

Car auctions smash records

Lamborghini Miura Annual US auto auction week races into the record books as total sales climb close NZ$500m.

Sexy electric supercar

A new electric supercar is aiming to try to lure a few of the well-heeled away from traditional high-octane machines.

Ferrari takes coveted award

$18,200 racing stripe

New ute to take on Ranger

Nissan Navara 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

If we only have five decades of oil left then alternatives to the internal combustion engine need to be embraced sooner rather than later.

The little engine that could

Dark days for diesel?

Baby Azaria car on display

Holden Torana from the Azaria Chamberlain case Museum buys car of the Kiwi at the centre of the "that dingo's got my baby" case.

Speciale sells for $31.1m

An extremely rare 1964 Ferrari GTB/C Speciale has sold for a stunning NZ$31.1m at auction.

Star power boosts price

Ferrari breaks auction record

Fraudster's Rolls sells at auction

A 1922 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost linked to convicted fraudster Michael Swann sells at auction.

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

Know your Fords

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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