Beautiful racing sports cars


Most beautiful racing sports cars

German powerhouses Audi, Porsche, BMW and Mercedes-Benz miss out on our top five most beautiful racing sports cars.

It's quite easy being green


It is everything a motorcycle should and shouldn't be

Honda's NC750X is rebel that actually has a cause.

Audi S3 due a medal?


Audi S3 due a medal?

The talents of Audi's new S3 sedan could be described as an RS 4-lite.

Deceptive Benzes


A-class derived Mercs are deceptive Benzes

Both derived from Mercedes-Benz's starting-point A-class line-up, the ultimate GLA and CLA 4Motion versions both have more talent than you expect.

Darth Vader car 'fully operational'


Darth Vader car 'fully operational'

The coolest ride for the darkside. Star Wars and Hot Wheels join forces to create a Darth Vader inspired car.

2014 Speedshow wrap

2014 Speedshow wrap

The 2014 CRC Speedshow catered to motoring enthusiasts with a wide range of vehicles on display.

Ferrari 458 Speciale unveiled

Ferrari 458 Speciale unveiled

Featuring in this year's CRC Speedshow is the unveiling of Ferrari's 458 Speciale.

2014 Speedshow preview


2014 Speedshow preview

Car enthusiasts will converge at Auckland's ASB Showgrounds for the 2014 Speedshow.

Ricciardo wins Hungarian GP

Daniel Ricciardo Australian Daniel Ricciardo wins his second Formula One grand prix, this time in Hungary.

Evans off the pace

Kiwi driver Mitch Evans contemplates a demanding end to season as the GP2 series takes a month-long break.

Stanaway wins GP3 race

Rosberg on pole on fiery day

Go-ahead for Huntly expressway

Expressway concrete NZTA has committed $458 million to design and build the Huntly section of the Waikato Expressway

Falcon's Mustang muscle look

Never before has a Ford Falcon looked so much like a Ford Mustang.

Ford unveils final Falcon

Jag unveils bespoke F-Type

Invitation only super saloon

Aston Martin confirms the return of the historic Lagonda nameplate in a luxury saloon to be sold on an invitation basis only.

New hybrid leads lineup

2014 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid If you were wondering why the new Pathfinder doesn't have a diesel option, now you know.

Honest Indian

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

VW to build Beetle Dune

Amarok facelift on the way

Cayenne goes hybrid

New hi-tech plug-in petrol electric S E-Hybrid model joins facelifted Porsche Cayenne line-up.

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.

Mustangs, Maseratis on show

CRC Speedshow Mustangs and Maseratis are among the well known motors to take centre stage at Auckland's annual Speedshow.

Man run over after argument

Dashboard camera captures a driver running over another after an argument.

How to sell a crap car

130 kmh supercar jump stunt

The Jay Leno car show

Jay Leno collection To say US television icon Jay Leno is obsessed by cars could be considered a vast understatement.

Darth car 'fully operational'

Life-sized "Darth Vader car" set to create a disturbance in the force.

Overloaded vehicles

Project 7 into production

Thunderbirds are go

Triumph Thunderbird LT A great British brand creates American style from a parallel motorcycling universe.

Harley-Davidson recall

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

Could it be?

Invaluable, but danger lurks

Retro 500 has familiar vibe

Simplicity rules with the time machine that is Royal Enfield's classic single.

$18,200 racing stripe

Ferrari 458 Speciale A racing stripe option on the new Ferrari 458 Speciale costs more than what many Kiwis would spend on a car.

Ferrari's NZ reveals

Kiwi fans of the Prancing Horse have two reasons to rejoice over the next fortnight.

Lone South Island entry

Aston Martin's virtual racer

Electric future fast approaching

Nissan Leaf If we only have five decades of oil left then alternatives to the internal combustion engine need to be embraced sooner rather than later.

The little engine that could

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?

Staying alive over Easter

Pintos go from beast to beauty

Pinto Stampede An often-mocked classic car remains "cute", "unique" and "sexy" to their devoted owners.

MG wins best ride

Classic car buff Norman Bunt loves converting petrol into pleasure.

Sir Stirling and Maserati

A classic 30 year wait

Wee car sparkles at museum

Bill Dooley is mad about cars and his latest love is a 1967 Riley Elf Mark III.

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

whaanga At look at readers' favourite roads. Whaanga Coast from Raglan to Ruapuke.

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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