French flair


French flair has Nissan heart

Renault's Koleos SUV is now a much more appealing buy, thanks to a price and specification realignment.

Safe summer towing


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There's a whole summer season on the road in front of us and it's time to look very carefully at how we put things behind us.

Goddess will soon be 60


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In the absence of a 2015 Paris Motor Show, the 60th birthday of France's greatest car will be commemorated in London.

Green car of the year finalists


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Someone in China can't reverse


Someone in China can't reverse

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How did anyone survive this crash?


How did anyone survive this crash?

It is simply hard to believe that the motorist driving this car has survived this horror accident in Belgium.

Cruising Wellington in the latest Lambo


Cruising Wellington in the latest Lambo

Tom Hunt takes the new Lamborghini Huracan for a test drive around Wellington.

Pinball meets power sliding


Pinball meets power sliding

Practice has begun for Kiwi drift racer ''Mad Mike'' Whiddett, as he hit Ardmore Airport to simulate the 2014 Redbull Drift Shifters track.

Vettel to start from pitlane

Sebastian Vettel Red Bull's quadruple world champion Sebastian Vettel will start the US Grand Prix from the pitlane.

F1 qualifying adjusted

Reduction in field size for US Grand Prix bringing first session time into play.

Button a wanted driver

Rollinson hopes to earn drives

10c petrol discount won't last

Petrol, fuel, gas AA encourages Wellington motorists to take advantage of a big - and temporary - drop in the price of petrol.

V8 Supercars stars add edge

Shane van Gisbergen and Craig Lowndes are bringing their trans-Tasman track battles to a different style of supercar racing in the South Island.

What would you do?

Warning for drink-drivers

Booster sales up since law change

Booster seat sales rise since child restraint law changes but fatalities figures remain high.

Very different Vitara

2015 Suzuki Vitara Suzuki's popular all-wheel-drive has taken on a whole new market position and engineering stance.

Where there's muck...

Isuzu's flagship MU-X model, as its name suggests, doesn't mind getting dirty.

Edge added to ute battle

Duster to pass muster

Thoroughly modern Jeep

Nice going, Jeep. Go straight to the top of the class with the new Cherokee.

Golf is in range

Peugeot 308 You can tell exactly what car Peugeot's new C-segment range is aimed at.

VW's big small car

It has the looks of a little SUV but there's no way anyone with any brains would go cross country driving in this VW.

A day in the very fast lane

Skoda at its best

A true value package

Modest in performance, but big in delivery - that's the entry S model in the latest Honda Jazz lineup.

Someone can't reverse

A new driver's clumsy and repeated attempts to back out of a parking space have been caught on camera in China. A new driver's clumsy and repeated attempts to back out of a parking space have been caught on camera.

A day in the very fast lane

Wellington journo Tom Hunt jumps at the chance to test-drive a Lamborghini. And lives to tell the tale.

Exit dash crash

Pinball meets power sliding

Crowds drool over rally cars

Targa Rally The Targa Rally proved to have plenty of pulling power in South Canterbury yesterday.

Gazillion dollar blowout

Ferrari shows it is not your normal automaker with lavish weekend bash aimed at staying exclusive.

0-100kmh in 3secs

Another exclusive Veyron

Excited to reach speed limit

Retro Rockers Nostalgic Chopper Group When Jake Williams is given the opportunity to discuss chopper-style motorcycles he could talk the tyre off a rim.

Record price for fake?

Despite doubts over its authenticity, the last remaining Easy Rider chopper has sold for a reported world record price.

Aprilia's primal ride

Budget learner-leader

Kawasaki's Taiwanese love-child

Kymco's trans-national scooter is a well-made commuter alternative.

Peugeot shows off

Peugeot Exalt They call it the Exalt and it's meant to indicate Peugeot's new direction, should it decide to create a new large format car.

What's hot in Paris

The Paris Motor Show is big and here's our look at some of the cars we will soon see in New Zealand.

Lamborghini's first hybrid

VW has motorcycle heart

The NXt best thing?

Lexus NX Another week, and another luxury brand launches a hybrid.

Hybrid compromise lessens

One day, someone will invent a zero emissions vehicle that will have good performance and range and won't set you back the price of a small island.

Thriller on resurfaced Bathurst

Mixing art and science

Rare Mercedes-Benz revealed

Mercedes-Benz 220SL Priceless Mercedes-Benz roadster found in Australia is the world's only example.

Pump and dump

Low and slow is not about tough terrain for his Toyota Hilux.

Holden lovers gather

Best of the rest 'Pony' cars

Motoring down memory lane

If you are a Kiwi moving into the more mature years, there's a place in England that is a treasure-trove of motoring memories.

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?

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Your favourite NZ roads

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Your favourite NZ roads

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Your favourite NZ roads

Favourite NZ roads

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