Lexus unveils dramatic concept

A convertible with a twist: the LF-C2 has no top covering the cabin.

5:00 AM  Japanese car maker previews its upcoming RC convertible.

Audi's reveals its future gallery

The Audi Prologue previews the German brand's future design direction.

5:00 AM  German brand has revealed its new prologue concept ahead of its official debut at the Los Angeles motor show.

Mercedes-Maybach S600

Lavish: the Mercedes-Maybach S600 is claimed to be the world's most quietest car on the road.

5:00 AM  The ultimate flagship of the Mercedes-Benz range to come with a matching price tag.

Parked with 8cm to spare video

Chinese driver sets world record for tightest parallel park.

Chinese stunt driver reclaims his parallel parking world record.

Fabulous Ferrari gallery

Classic: Rod Tempero's replica 1962 250 FTO Ferrari.

Rod Tempero has built plenty of cars over the years, but his latest project may be his finest yet.

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blogs

Honda's human hauler

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This year Kiwis have bought almost 10,000 seven-seater vehicles, but just 240 of those were MPVs.

Ducatis Monster the Far North

Testing riding three new Monsters from Ducati around some sparsely-trafficked roads in Northland.

Hybrid compromise lessens

The NXt best thing?

news

Waihi road reopens

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A woman has hospitalised after a truck and a car collided in Waihi.

Airbag flaw apology video

Apology from company that produced faulty air bags linked to the deaths of motorists.

Haywards Hill Rd, Wellington

Haywards should be a 'major connection'

A $30 million upgrade of Haywards Hill Rd, connecting Kapiti to the Hutt Valley, is not good enough say critics.

lifestyle vehicles

2015 Holden Colorado revealed

Minor makeover: Holden has given its Colorado ute and SUV an update for 2015.

Updated ute and SUV line introduces new 'comfort suspension' and a more car-like interior on select derivatives.

SUV fit for a dictator

Armour-plating, crowd-suppression lasers and anti-paparazzi electrified door handles are features of sharkskin-lined assault wagon.

Brian Goodhue's 1964 VW Kombi.

Part of the family gallery

With their peace, love and Volkswagen Kombi van the spirit of the 60s is alive and well in the Goodhue household.

road tests

Best of both worlds gallery

Head-turner: Our BMW i8 literally stopped traffic when it slowed down or was parked, even in seen-it-all Auckland.

BMW's i8 is a supercar, but not as we'd usually know it, using a hybrid powertrain so that it's both blisteringly fast and ridiculously frugal.

BMW i8 - is it a super hybrid?

BMW says its new petrol-electric i8 coupe has superpowers that other sports cars don't yet possess.

Mini hatches a five-door

Mini hatches a five-door

It took 55 years, but the first proper five-door, family-friendly Mini has finally arrived.

bikes

LAMS triple is no joke video

Learner 660: Engaging new Triumph triple doesn't look sheepish, even in white.

It is quite possibly the most satisfying bike of the LAMS flock with a price that'll make its Ducati Monster 659 rival appear over-priced.

Kawasaki's Taiwanese love-child

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

Memories are made of this: You don't know what you've lost 'til it's gone.

Singular appeal

Yamaha's retro-single is full of cheap kicks.

shows

Mercedes-Maybach S600

Lavish: the Mercedes-Maybach S600 is claimed to be the world's most quietest car on the road.

5:00 AM  The ultimate flagship of the Mercedes-Benz range to come with a matching price tag.

Peugeot shows off

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Ford Mustang King Cobra at the 2014 SEMA Show in Las Vegas.

Seven special SEMA cars gallery

America's multi-billion dollar aftermarket parts industry shows its wares.

customs & classics

Fabulous Ferrari gallery

Classic: Rod Tempero's replica 1962 250 FTO Ferrari.

Rod Tempero has built plenty of cars over the years, but his latest project may be his finest yet.

A duct-taped dreamboat

Some cars probably deserve to be put out of their misery. Then there is the "Termite Taxi."

Brian Goodhue's 1964 VW Kombi.

Part of the family gallery

With their peace, love and Volkswagen Kombi van the spirit of the 60s is alive and well in the Goodhue household.

Video

Airbag flaw apology

Apology from company that produced faulty air bags linked to the deaths of motorists.

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

Ambrose cranks up return

RETURNING: Former champion Marcus Ambrose is preparing for his much-anticipated return to the V8 Supercars series.

Returning V8s champ admits even he may not have been able to stop Jamie Whincup's record sixth series title.

Murph's speedy for needy video

Racing legend swaps his V8 for a shopping trundler and a quick lap around a supermarket at Warkworth.

Briton Stevens to make F1 debut for Caterham

Schumacher paralysed - friend