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Discovery no longer Marmite car video

Let it hang here and you can still open/close doors and operate the tailgate. Yes, we tried it.

The new Discovery is designed to be less polarising and a lot more luxurious. We drive it.

Quick car sale profit eyed video

The Porsche 911 R.

Porsche ''disappointed'' as owner lists rare and new $400,000 model for over $1m.

General jumps, crash lands video

An airborne "General Lee" of Dukes of Hazzard fame undertakes its famous leap as a stunt to open the annual Autorama ...

Spectacular stunt was a nod to the Dukes of Hazzard TV series but the landing was like a roller coaster derailing.

New Porsche costs a lot, but....

The 2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid.

Panamera flagship isn't cheap but it is much less in New Zealand than it is in Australia.

Ford Escapes Kuga name video

The new Ford Escape poses at the entrance to Melbourne's historic Luna Park.

Goodbye Kuga - hello Escape with Ford confident new SUV will appeal more to young motorists on the family merry-go-round.

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Americarna: An impressive, inclusive event gallery video

Classic American cars made their way around the mountain in the 10th anniversary of Taranaki's largest car festival.

A decade later and the man behind it all still won't take credit for the largest car festival Taranaki has seen.

'It's money well spent' video

The expressway runs for 18 kilometres through central Kapiti, and includes a second bridge over the Waikanae River.

First section of Kapiti expressway, north of Wellington, opens to traffic - and rave reviews.

Parking tickets 'poor form'

AA says motorists should be let off if they can prove they paid.

AA says parking companies should wipe penalties when motorists can prove they paid.

Brazen cyclists spark concern video

A cyclist pulls a wheelie in front of a car in Staten Island, New York.

Helmet-less wheelie-popping cyclists are irritating residents and motorists in a New York suburb.

Speed cameras to be privatised?

Police are considering handing over management of the country's speed cameras.

New Zealand's speed camera network could soon be privately managed.

Americarna's peaks and troughs video

Billy Marshall of Salt Lake City is in town to join in the festivities.

Americarna is well-oiled machine, but it's had its ups and downs over the years.  

Fortnight on motorway

"There doesn't always seem to be a reason for the traffic apart from at Takanini," Bob Mitchell said.

Congestion so bad on Auckland motorway commuters spend equivalent of 12 days a year on it.

Special LaFerrari tipped

The original Ferrari LaFerrari design races at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Ferrari built 499 of these.

European patent leak shows plans for 70th anniversary LaFerrari special.

Max capacity for Isuzu's new ute

Facelifted D-Max has a new nose. But the big change is under the bonnet, with a cleaner and gruntier 3.0-litre engine.

D-Max cleans up but keeps big-capacity engine.

Tesla's Auckland key party video

Single example of the Falcon-door Model X SUV was on display. Deliveries start in March.

First eight buyers of facelifted Model S were the stars of Tesla NZ's launch party.

My mum goes to war with Wilson Parking

Wilson Parking has taken over many empty lots in Christchurch's central city.

OPINION: Even the most reasonable, level-headed people can be reduced to a hot ranting mess by parking tickets.

The return of the classics

History repeats itself with the streets of Waitara visited by hundreds of Americarna cars and entrants dressed in 50s garb.

The streets of a small town have gone back in time.

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news

Discovery no longer Marmite car video

Let it hang here and you can still open/close doors and operate the tailgate. Yes, we tried it.

The new Discovery is designed to be less polarising and a lot more luxurious. We drive it.

Quick $853K car sale profit eyed video

Porsche ''disappointed'' as owner lists rare and new $400,000 model for over $1m.

New Porsche costs a lot, but....

Brazen cyclists spark concern video

Our Top Cars

Here is Our Top Car of 2016 video

Spark is Holden's entry-level model. But one of its best, we reckon.

Meet our Top Car for 2016. Micro round of applause please.

Our Top Tow Truck of 2016 video

You can't deny the presence. But Ram offers unique selling proposition as a working truck.

We count down the best cars of the year, culminating in our Top Car on Friday.

Our Top Hyper-Hatch 2016 video

Ford Focus RS

We count down the best cars of the year, culminating in our Top Car on December 16.

Our Top Super-Coupe of 2016 video

The C 63 S coupe is so much more than just a two-door version of the sedan.

We count down the best cars of the year, culminating in our Top Car on December 16.

lifestyle vehicles

Max capacity for Isuzu's new ute

Facelifted D-Max has a new nose. But the big change is under the bonnet, with a cleaner and gruntier 3.0-litre engine.

D-Max cleans up but keeps big-capacity engine.

Tesla hits New Zealand

Model S is the car that established Tesla as an 'it' brand. Still doing stirling work.

Hold on tight: Tesla has arrived. Can Kiwi fans keep control?

New entry in NZ's luxury car market

Infiniti Q50 is available with conventional powertrain or as a hybrid.

Nissan's luxury brand is being brought here. But not by Nissan.

A new Range Rover coming

The only image that Range Rover has released so far of the new Velar.

Land Rover has confirmed a new addition to the Range Rover family and it will be available in New Zealanders in late 2017.

road tests

Corolla hybrid a struggle

Mild-mannered Corolla on the outside, mild-mannered petrol-electric hybrid on the inside.

You can have Prius power in your Corolla for an extra $3000. But the break-even point is a long way away.

New Barina, but no RS?

Do not attempt this at home with showroom-specification Barina LT. At least that's what they told us.

The Barina has taken many forms, but it matured into a decent car in 2011. Does the 2017 upgrade go far enough?

Flagship Mitsi ute a wannabe SUV

Top Triton picks up luxury equipment and the VRX badge. Does that make it an SUV?

Mitsubishi's top Triton ute picks up luxury equipment and the VRX badge. So who needs an SUV?

Does Optima GT have enough sting? video

Optima GT represents a step towards a serious sporting sedan from Kia. Indent order-only for Kiwi market.

The GT is Kia's first try at a sports sedan with substance.

bikes

Donated bikes stolen from school

The shed at Pomare Primary School in Taita, Lower Hutt, was broken into early this year. The barred door was pulled on ...

A locked door and a padlocked gate didn't stop thieves from taking ten bikes from a Lower Hutt school

Should kids ride on footpaths? video

NZTA has recommended a law change to allow children under 12 to cycle on footpaths - but that's not pleasing everyone.

Major backing for a mum's petition to allow kids and parents to cycle on the footpath.

Harley-Davidson gift excites video

The Harley-Davidson Dyna that has been modified by motorsport icon Dan Gurney and gifted to Goodwood's Lord March.

Motorsport legend sends a surprise gift to the founder of the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Harley Road King rearmed

The 2017 Road King might look the same, but there are huge changes behind the traditional facade.

More polish hasn't affected the Road King's classic Harley-Davidson character.

shows

New Ferrari is 'Superfast'

The 2017 Ferrari 812 Superfast.

Geneva debut for the most powerful and fastest Ferrari in the marque’s history.

Mitsubishi Eclipse name appears again

Mitsubishi is set to debut the Eclipse Cross concept at the 2017 Geneva motor show.

Mitsubishi is putting all its eggs in one basket as it looks to capitalise on the SUV boom.

Best Chicago show cars video

Just when it seems like there couldn't be any more crossovers, here come pavement-blistering high performance variants.

Hot Mopar Dodge Challengers video

The Mopar 2017 Dodge Challenger offers a pair of hand-painted, custom show car trim options.

Limited edition Dodge Challengers get custom paint jobs to celebrate Mopar's 80th anniversary.

customs & classics

Americarna's peaks and troughs video

Billy Marshall of Salt Lake City is in town to join in the festivities.

Americarna is well-oiled machine, but it's had its ups and downs over the years.  

Hawt dawg, it's hot dogs gallery video

Camaros, Mustangs, and BelAirs - oh my! Opunake Beach welcomed the first lot of Americarna participants.

Americarna under way as hundreds of car enthusiasts kick it by the seaside.

The red, white and 'oohs' video

The 1937 factory built Cord Beverly is Reeve Barnett's favourite car to cruise around in.

The 10th anniversary of a classic car event will "make New Plymouth America, again".

A most beautiful custom car gallery

Top down time for the "Mulholland Speedster", a 1936 Packard built by Hollywood Hot Rods.

A stunning heavily modified 1936 Packard has been named America's most beautiful custom roadster.

quizzes

Quiz: Super behinds

Motoring quiz

Can you recognise these beauties just by looking at their rears?

Quiz: Motoring on

How well have you been keeping up with all the latest motoring news?

Quiz: Know your tail-lights

Are you a shining light?

Motorsport

Holmes claims NZ Superstock title

NZ Superbike Championships rider Jeremy Holmes from Southland.

Southland's Jeremy Holmes secured his first NZ Superbike Championship class title, despite crashing in the third race of round-three.

Daytona 500 demolition derby

Kurt Busch led the one lap that matters, steering clear of chaos to win crash-filled Daytona 500.

McLaren look to brighter future

From tarmac to water

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Discovery no longer Marmite car

The new Discovery is designed to be less polarising and a lot more luxurious. We drive it.

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