'Turck' an online hit

A 'TURCK': Canterbury farmer trying to sell this Hilux Surf takes online hammering over spelling and accusations that it was stolen.

A spelling-challenged farmer selling his "turck" on Trade Me had to defend himself from a swarm of commenters when his auction went viral.

Honda NSX confirmed gallery

A teaser image of the new Honda Acura NSX.

A new NSX is coming.

Infiniti's virtual sports car gallery

The Infiniti Concept Vision Gran Turismo gives us a hint at the Japanese brand's future GT-R rival.

10:14 AM  Godzilla has a new enemy, and it comes from within its own ranks.

Applaud new initiatives

Pouring a beer.

We should applaud what has been done to bring drink driving rules into line with other western nations.

Transport funding boost

TRAFFIC: Christchurch's northern motorway is jammed with early morning commuters.

$38.7b investment in roads, regional networks, public transport and cycleways confirmed by Government.

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Applaud new initiatives

Pouring a beer.

We should applaud what has been done to bring drink driving rules into line with other western nations.

Meet our bike of the year

There were a number of fabulous new entries chasing our "NZ Bike of the Year" title.

Our NZ Car of the Year

Mini for minors

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Infiniti's virtual sports car gallery

The Infiniti Concept Vision Gran Turismo gives us a hint at the Japanese brand's future GT-R rival.

10:14 AM  Godzilla has a new enemy, and it comes from within its own ranks.

Uber new driver screening tech

After weeks of bad press, ride-sharing service introduces new driver screening methods using "scientific analysis".

A 'TURCK': Canterbury farmer trying to sell this Hilux Surf takes online hammering over spelling and accusations that it was stolen.

'Turck' an online hit

A spelling-challenged farmer selling his "turck" on Trade Me had to defend himself from a swarm of commenters when his auction went viral.

lifestyle vehicles

All-new GLE 450 AMG Coupe gallery

Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 AMG Coupe.

Mercedes-Benz is jumping into the oddball "SUV coupe" segment with its new GLE Coupe.

Lexus enters SUV market

Does the new Lexus NX300h signals the start of a new product offensive for the brand?

Ford has given its first glimpse of the 2015 Ranger ute.

2015 Ford Ranger

Facelift and technology upgrades on the way for blue oval ute.

road tests

Glorious grunt farewelled

The Holden Commodore SS-V Redline – a standard V8 Commie but with a wealth of sport and luxury appointments.

At a time when the world's motor industry is undergoing fundamental change here comes a V8 Holden Commodore.

A best behaviour drive

When you drive a car as noticeable and muscular as the Bentley Continental GT V8 S you start to realise you have certain responsibilities.

Peugeot's new 308 station wagon offers fairly conservative body styling, but it is still a fascinating car.

What lies beneath gallery

From the outside Peugeot's new 308 station wagon looks conservative - but underneath its skin there's a vehicle that is impressively interesting.

bikes

New Harley has Street cred

Harley-Davidson Street: So important they named a thoroughfare after it

Harley-Davidson has unveiled its new Street 500, the brand's first learner legal motorcycle since the 1970s, designed to introduce new and returning riders to serious motorcycling.

The Burt effect spreads

The Burt Munro Challenge has injected its annual dose of atmosphere and dollars into Southland.

Less is more: Compact dimensions and higher profile wheels and tyres and a smaller, sweeter engine make the 821 a better choice than the 1200.

Monster fun

You don't have to ride the all-out 1200 to enjoy the best of the Monster family.

shows

Honda NSX confirmed gallery

A teaser image of the new Honda Acura NSX.

9:29 AM  A new NSX is coming.

Concept ignores all the rules gallery

When GM designers created the Chevrolet Chaparral concept car they tossed out all the rules they believe stifle innovation in auto racing.

Raising the bar: the latest Cooper S JCW sports the fastest ever production engine for a Mini.

Mini's fastest ever Cooper S

New John Cooper Works edition shown ahead of Detroit reveal.

customs & classics

Holden fan fizzing

A beauty: The restored 1969 Holden Monaro HT won by Aucklander Richard Grey.

Christmas has arrived early for devoted Holden fan Richard Grey.

Burt selling his 'Bandit' Trans Am

In some famous movies, the cars became as popular as the stars — and now one of those cars has come up for auction.

New Plymouth businessman Steve Day has recently completed the restoration of his historic 1959 Briggs Mercury V8 Special race car.

Restored and ready to race again

One of New Zealand's oldest race cars is returning to the track.

Video

10 crazy driving sights

You can see some interesting and somewhat crazy sights on New Zealand's roads.

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

Christmas a bit of a trial for Bernie Ecclestone

TONGUE-IN-CHEEK: Bernie Ecclestone's Christmas card.

F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has revisited his German bribery trial in a mischievous Christmas card.

Burning rubber on the taxpayer

Taxpayers are helping to fund Blondie Chamberlain's comeback to racing at the New Zealand saloon car championships.

Young 'royal' in race for Manfeild crown

Stolen trophies found in lake