A chance to be 'Easy Rider'


You can be 'Easy Rider' for about NZ$1.2m

Peter Fonda's Captain America chopper from Easy Rider has come to symbolise the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it's for sale.

Bad habits driver's downfall


Bad habits cause full driving licence fail

A woman was reduced to tears after failing her full licence test, despite driving for the past 14 years.

Police candid about speed camera


Police candid about speed camera

Police have explained the reason for Wainuiomata Hill speed camera, after Hutt City mayor labelled it ''a bit extreme''.

Supercar in smash


Just purchased Lambo written off in Sydney crash

He had just bought his dream machine when this happened. And he wasn't even driving it.

FPV GT F v Falcon XY GT


FPV GT F v Falcon XY GT

The last ever Ford Falcon GT gets to meet its maker; the iconic Falcon XY GT.

Easy Rider chopper up for $1m pay day


Easy Rider chopper up for $1m pay day

The iconic Harley-Davidson motorbike ridden by Peter Fonda in the 1969 classic Easy Rider is to go under the hammer in California, and auctioneers predict it will make at least US$1m.

Driver reverses off truck to avoid fine


Driver reverses off truck to avoid fine

A driver decides the best way to avoid paying a traffic fine is to reverse his car off the back of a tow truck.

HSV confirms GTS Maloo ute

HSV confirms GTS Maloo ute

Australian performance operation announces it will build the world’s most powerful ute.

Hamilton goes top in F1

Lewis Hamilton Emphatic victory at Singapore Grand Prix propels Briton ahead of German team-mate in drivers' championship.

Smith's unforgettable ride

Melbourne Storm star Cameron Smith gets punked by Kiwi motorsport legend Greg Murphy.

Kiwi Hartley fifth in US

Murphy could throttle big win

Top-performing diesels

Top-performing family-sized diesel hatchbacks While increased road user charges are starting to stifle the benefits of diesel cars in NZ, such cars are still worth buying for the way they drive.

Ferrari double take

A man has doubled his trouble by allegedly stealing the same Ferrari car twice in the space of 24 hours.

Texters targeted

Camaro bound to draw crowd

Gully clears last council hurdle

Wellington City Council lets last chance to scupper Transmission Gully pass it by.

Beaut or brute ute?

HSV GTS Maloo ute Holden confirms it will build the world's fastest production ute from later this year.

Volvo excels itself

After a dozen years, the world's best family SUV has been superseded by its own successor.

A brilliant new Nissan

New Land Rover Discovery

Inventor's climate change drive

Takaka inventor Albie Burgers' electric car can travel 50 kilometres and cost him $1.

Hottest WRX matures

Subaru WRX STi The turbocharged Impreza, long the favourite of boy-racers the world over, appears to have matured into a more manly drive.

Something old, something new

Toyota has facelifted its popular Yaris hatchback, and while its looks have been freshened, underneath it all it's a case of same-old same- old.

New Polo power

Mazda's most active safety

Pocket Audi rocket

Audi reintroduces its famous S1 badge with a low-flying missile that is a magnificent entry-level addition to its S model portfolio.

Eight die in bus stop crash

Freight truck loses control and crashes into a bus stop in China, killing eight people and injuring six others.

Angry driver takes car back

Motorist incensed with a having his car towed jumps into it, reverses off a tow truck and drives it away.

Motorist's tornado surprise

Looney Tunes road rage

Another exclusive Veyron

Bugatti Veyron 16.4 Grand Sport Vitesse The "1 of 1" is the latest exclusive Veyron supercar from the Bugatti stable.

Dodge Challenger dragster

When it comes to drag racing in the US, Dodge and Mopar go hand-in-hand.

Sleek street beast

Homemade hot wheels

Max-scooter, mini-price

CF Moto JetMax 250 CF Moto's cheap-as-chips scooter could get away with a much higher sticker, if it wasn't Chinese.

Moto Babes in hog heaven

Harley-Davidson is selling more motorcycles to women than all its competitors combined.

Master and Commander

Stroked and stoked

A steeper learning curve

The new XJ6-N is a not-so-gentle little LAMS bike.

Italians dominate awards

Ferrari F12 TRS A Lamborghini and Ferrari have won the "spectacular" car awards at the prestigious 2014 Salon Prive show in London.

And the best in show is...

If your gig is classic cars then the 2014 Salon Prive show in London is the place to be.

Car auctions smash records

Sexy electric supercar

Turbocharger v supercharger

Jaguar supercharger Few car makers are using the supercharger but does that mean it is not as good as the turbocharger?

New ute to take on Ranger

Nissan's new Navara is another step in the evolution of the ute to becoming a more rounded, do-it-all machine.

Electric future fast approaching

The little engine that could

Found: Jag stolen in 1968

This 1967 Jaguar XK-E convertible, stolen in 1968, was spotted by US Customs and Border Protection in Los Angeles as it was being readied for shipment to the Netherlands. Rare 1967 Jaguar E-Type stolen in 1968 was spotted eagle-eyed customs officer in Los Angeles.

Three Chevys now 789

New Plymouth couple are the proud owners of NZ's first custom-made 789 which is a melting pot of old Chevrolets.

A love of English beauties

Cars worth Holden on to

Like driving a double bed

Verna Chambers' 1966 Chevrolet Pillarless Hardtop Caprice is part of the furniture.

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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