Stunt site choice back fires

 

Top Gear's crash stunt site choice back fires

Motoring show Top Gear is embroiled in a fresh controversy after staging a stunt at the site of a fatal car crash.

New Ford Falcon teased

 

Ford teases with new Falcon pic

Ford has taken to social media to tease the first official image of its new Falcon, due later this year.

Harley-Davidson recall

 

Harley-Davidson recalls bikes over ABS trouble

More than 65,000 motorcycles recalled overseas after brake issues.

'Chop shop' busted

 

Wellington 'chop shop' busted

Six men arrested after an alleged "chop shop" found in a Wellington suburb.

Sir Stirling Moss and Maserati

 

Sir Stirling Moss and Maserati

Motorsport legend Sir Stirling Moss talks Maseratis as the marque opens a major exhibition to mark its centenary.

Trailer crash tips load and truck

Trailer crash tips load and truck

Truck carrying an oversized I-beam with a dolly trailer tips over.

Car's hit-and-run with cyclist

Car's hit-and-run with cyclist

Footage from a handlebar camera of the moment a cyclist is tossed three metres in the air by a hit-and-run driver.

BMW aircraft carrier racetrack stunt

 

BMW aircraft carrier racetrack stunt

New BMW M4 shown drifting on the "ultimate racetrack".

Schumi 'getting better'

Michael Schumacher Michael Schumacher's wife believes the injured Formula One star's recovery is on the fast track.

High price for Germany goal-fest

Discount offered for premium German F1 Grand Prix tickets on a goals scored basis costs organisers a bomb.

Firm probed over star's records

Hamilton wins crash-hit race

Petrol prices fall

petrol pump Petrol and diesel prices dropped this morning as the NZ dollar continues to strengthen.

Rolls-Royce sales soar

They are rolling symbols of wealth and excess and they are more popular than ever before.

Focus on tourist drivers

Minister kicks off road project

Restricted licence reminders

AA goes online to remind parents not to turn a blind eye to their children breaching restricted licence conditions.

VW to build Beetle Dune

VW Dune Buggy revealed Retro hatch pays tribute to bygone bug culture.

Amarok facelift on the way

As the countdown begins towards the first full facelift of the VW Amarok ute, some special editions have started to arrive.

The many styles of SUV

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Honest Indian

The least expensive proper working ute in NZ looks like a useful entrant in our burgeoning workhorse market.

Spoiler choice wings it

Subaru WRX STI. Could a "no wing" option be proof that even the high-performance version of the new Subaru WRX is growing up?

Holding the fort

This Hyundai i30 hatch isn't exactly hot to touch, but it's nicely warm all the same - and it is a portent of better things to come.

Rapid demand change hopes

Space ace better than ever

Jaguar's charming F-type coupe

Its topless sister may turn heads, but it's the new Coupe version that best displays the Jaguar F-type's talent.

A dolly of a crash

As crashes go this is a really dolly. As crashes go this is a really dolly.

Cyclist's view of smash

Handlebar mounted camera captures a cyclist's view of a hit-and-run head-on collision with a car.

Aircraft carrier drifting stunt

Falcon GT's last ride

Overloaded vehicles

Overloaded vehicles Images from around the world of overloaded transport.

Project 7 into production

Jaguar has confirmed it will build a limited number of its F-Type Project 7 high-performance sports car.

Delays frustrate Camaro buff

Nissan's peek into future

Invaluable, but danger lurks

Quad bike safety That trusty quad should command respect from its users if it is to be operated safely.

Small bikes a big job

Sam Ekenasio's mini motorbike was built with plenty of elbow grease and a good dollop of motor oil.

Finding the tipping point

Biker's bucket list ride

Could it be?

Pondering the Italian 800 triple, Paul Owen asks the unanswerable question.

Aston Martin's virtual racer

Aston Martin DP-100 Vision Gran Turismo. Aston Martin is the latest carmaker to unveil a concept for the Gran Turismo 6 racing game.

Auto fest interest cranks up

Interest in hot rods, muscle and classic cars is driving interest for a huge Wairarapa auto festival.

Greatest car show on earth

Focus provides Falcon hint

The little engine that could

Skoda Citigo Look for a 1.0-litre three-cylinder powered Skoda to make waves in the sub $20,000 city car market in NZ.

Dark days for diesel?

Is diesel a dead duck as some have predicted?

Staying alive over Easter

What women want...

Tow away motoring history

1970 Daimler Limousine It does not go but that has not stopped Christchurch's mayoral Daimler attracting 60 online auction bids.

Camaro is his passion

Doug James' hunt for his dream car ended 12 months ago and don't expect to see anyone else driving it.

Phantom no Alien for this fan

Record Ferrari price predicted

A classic 30 year wait

Mechanic Don Burgess has long coveted a car he regularly serviced but had to wait nearly 30 years before he could buy it.

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?

Quiz: A feast of Ferraris

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Your favourite NZ roads

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Your favourite NZ roads

A look at readers' favourite roads. The Surf Highway from Hawera to New Plymouth.

Your favourite NZ roads

Favourite NZ roads

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