New Ford won't be cheap in NZ

Ford's new Everest SUV at its launch in Thailand.

Pricing has been announced for Ford's new Aussie-developed SUV the Everest, which will be launched in NZ in September.

World record truck jump video

Stuntman Gregg Godfrey jumps into the record books at Evel Knievel festival.

Semi truck soars through the air to set a new benchmark.

Pricemaker’s tyre solutions

Do your car tyres meet the required tread depth?

Worried your car needs new tyres but don’t have the time or energy to sort them out? Pricemaker can help.

Mitsubishi quits US

A Mitsubishi Pajero.

Mitsubishi quits US production to concentrate on building vehicles in Japan, Southeast Asia and Russia.

Japan-only GT86 special

Toyota's Japan-only GT86 "Yellow Limited".

Toyota has revealed a special-edition GT86 only for customers in Japan, which means someone is bound to bring some to NZ.

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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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Japan-only Toyota GT86 special

Toyota's Japan-only GT86 "Yellow Limited".

Toyota has revealed a special-edition GT86 only for customers in Japan, which means someone is bound to bring some here to New Zealand.

World vehicle jump records shattered video

Semi truck soars through the air to set a new benchmark.

A Mitsubishi Pajero.

Mitsubishi quits US production

Mitsubishi quits US production to concentrate on building vehicles in Japan, Southeast Asia and Russia.

lifestyle vehicles

Ford's new Everest SUV won't be cheap in NZ

Ford's new Everest SUV at its launch in Thailand.

Pricing has been announced for Ford's new Aussie-developed SUV the Everest, which will be launched in New Zealand in September.

For life's journey

Once the kids are done with car seats, the Honda Odyssey is fairly hard to beat for trafficking humans.

The Lexus NX200t F Sport - powered by a very good turbocharged engine and offering specially sporting ride and handling.

Lexus puts the sport into SUV

The sporting version of the Lexus NX200t range is the model appropriately badged F Sport.

road tests

Good oil on the little Mazda

The little Mazda CX-3 Limited parked in front of little RNP-4, New Zealand's oldest producing oil well.

This vehicle may just be the most appealing in Mazda's six-vehicle CX-3 range.

Passat more than a 'people's car'

VW's Passat nameplate has lasted seven ground-up rebuilds and generated 22 million sales and a new eighth-generation version also seems bound for success.

The coupe version of the S-class is more than a mere two-door sedan.

Benz's coupe de grace

Driving Mercedes-Benz's volcanic S 63 AMG coupe is one of those bucketlist automotive experiences well worth waiting for, but watch your dress code.

bikes

MV Agusta's nicest ride

MV's well-known triple has been refettled to become most things to most riders.

The Italian motorcycle-maker’s latest triple comes with the best manners in MV’s three-cylinder history.

Hoverbikes a reality in five years?

In just a few years soldiers will fly Hoverbikes over treacherous terrain while consumers could glide around their backyards.

Vespa's 50s consist of the Primavera (left) and the Sprint (right).

Fifty-fifty scooter shoot-out

Peugeot’s inexpensive Kisbee 50 takes on the similarly-sized but slightly posher Vespa and acquits itself well.

shows

Unorthodox bike re-build

Mark and James Currie with the 1948 BSA C10 that they have put their own spin on for the Grand National Rod and Custom Show at the Speedshow in Auckland.

Classic bike enthusiasts may cringe when they see what James Currie delivers at Grand National Rod and Custom Show.

The world's best motor show gallery video

Dynamic displays have replaced static stands in Britain's best automotive gathering.

Despite its age Kevin still uses his 1935 Ford as a daily driver.

Hot rod show is a family affair

The CRC Speedshow will feature 40 of New Zealand's best hot rods. Kevin Salter's will be one of them.

customs & classics

Gap in museum timeline filled

Packard & Pioneer Museum director Fenton Craw inside the museum's newest attraction, a 1906 Humber Landaulette.

A Northland museum is pleased to be plugging a hole in its collection timeline with a rare car.

Communist bloc sports cars

Communist bloc car makers have made several attempts at taking a leaf out of decadent automobile books and producing sports cars.

Ferrari's only four-door model, the one-off Pinin concept.

Rarest of Ferraris for sale

You will need serious money to buy the only four-door Ferrari ever made.

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World vehicle jump records shattered

Semi truck soars through the air to set a new benchmark.

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

Barrier 'harder than it looks' video

Casey Stoner crash

Former MotoGP world champ Casey Stoner breaks his shoulder and ankle in a spectacular crash.

Kiwis off pace at Hungary GP2

Mitch Evans and Richie Stanaway slip down the standings after a forgettable weekend in Hungary.

Drivers, Bianchi family tribute

Vettel wins for Ferrari, Bianchi

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