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Auckland's red road stripes confuse drivers

Red stripes appear on Auckland's roads, alarming locals. But what are they for?

Take it easy plea


Motorists urged to take it easy

Motorists are being urged to take it easy on the roads over Labour weekend, as thousands of New Zealanders hit the highways.

Holden hunts first owner


Holden hunting its first NZ owner

A nationwide search is underway for the very first Holden owner in New Zealand.

Record price for fake?


Did someone pay $2m for a fake Easy Rider bike?

Despite doubts over its authenticity, the last remaining Easy Rider chopper has sold for a reported world record price.

How did anyone survive this crash?


How did anyone survive this crash?

It is simply hard to believe that the motorist driving this car has survived this horror accident in Belgium.

Cruising Wellington in the latest Lambo


Cruising Wellington in the latest Lambo

Tom Hunt takes the new Lamborghini Huracan for a test drive around Wellington.

Pinball meets power sliding


Pinball meets power sliding

Practice has begun for Kiwi drift racer ''Mad Mike'' Whiddett, as he hit Ardmore Airport to simulate the 2014 Redbull Drift Shifters track.

Truck derails train at level crossing

Truck derails train at level crossing

A couple driving through Louisiana on Sunday capture the dramatic moment a train plows through a truck that was stuck over a level crossing, derailing two engines and over a dozen rail cars.

Great start for Kiwi drivers

Shane van Gisbergen Shane Van Gisbergen is on pole and Scott McLaughlin will join him in front row at the Gold Coast 600.

Breakthrough for Paddon

Kiwi rally ace Hayden Paddon has won his first WRC stage on an otherwise frustrating day at Rally Espana.

Ogier maintains lead

Big Nascar names eliminated

Petrol, diesel prices drop

Petrol, fuel, gas A continued drop in barrel prices has led to another 2c cut in the cost of fuel at the pump.

Spot fines for out-of-date WOFs

Kapiti Police are warning motorists they will be cracking down on expired car registrations and warrants of fitness.

Electric-petrol Falcons clash

Commodore gets NZ dress up

Japan builds real Transformer

Your dream of a sports car that transforms into a real robot just inched closer to reality.

Duster to pass muster

Dacia Duster Pick-Up One of the least known successful Renault/Nissan ventures is the Dacia brand which has one particularly interesting project on the go.

A day in the very fast lane

Wellington journo Tom Hunt jumps at the chance to test-drive a Lamborghini. And lives to tell the tale.

Fancy a Rolls-Royce off-roader?

Gilding the sales lily

Edge added to ute battle

Toyota prepares to fend off the Ford Ranger challenge in this year's ute sales battle with new value-added weapons called Edge.

Skoda at its best

Skoda Rapid Spaceback Skoda's Corolla-sized Spaceback embodies all that has made the company an industry leader, when just a few years ago it was a laughing stock.

Mustang sallies forth

Our own Dave Moore has been in LA testing what he believes is the least American Mustang ever made and finds it is better than expected.

Frugal diesel is quick

The Lexus that wants to play

VW's big small car

It has the looks of a little SUV but there's no way anyone with any brains would go cross country driving in this VW.

A day in the very fast lane

Lamborghini Wellington journo Tom Hunt jumps at the chance to test-drive a Lamborghini. And lives to tell the tale.

Exit dash crash

It is simply hard to believe that the driver survives this horror accident in Belgium.

Pinball meets power sliding

Tiny car jumps drawbridge

Gazillion dollar blowout

Megan Fox and Brian Austin Greene at Ferrari dinner Ferrari shows it is not your normal automaker with lavish weekend bash aimed at staying exclusive.

0-100kmh in 3secs

Ferrari has revealed its new 458 Speciale A in a series of official photographs.

Another exclusive Veyron

Dodge Challenger dragster

Budget learner-leader

Yamaha MT-07 Here's one Learner Approved Motorcycle that still talks the torque.

Looks can be deceiving

The MV Agusta Rivale's styling is a something of a trompe d'oeil.

A chance to be 'Easy Rider'

A steeper learning curve

Aprilia's primal ride

It's effectively the Italian bikemaker's entry point superbike, but it's way better than that.

What's hot in Paris

Lexus RC-F The Paris Motor Show is big and here's our look at some of the cars we will soon see in New Zealand.

Lamborghini's first hybrid

Advanced hybrid powered coupe concept boasts a claimed 0-100kmh time of 3.0sec and combined fuel consumption of 4.2L/100km.

VW has motorcycle heart

Italians dominate awards

Hybrid compromise lessens

Audi hybrid One day, someone will invent a zero emissions vehicle that will have good performance and range and won't set you back the price of a small island.

Thriller on resurfaced Bathurst

For a circuit that feels so familiar to so many, driving Bathurst seems almost alien.

Mixing art and science

Third Take on TT

Holden lovers gather

Taranaki's Steve and Joy Fabish with their 1980 Holden Kingswood Some Holdens are like the holy grail, especially on the occasion of the marque's 60th birthday.

Best of the rest 'Pony' cars

Mustang will always be the first "Pony" car so here's what we think are the next best five.

Rare cars up for sale

One year on, Ernie is back

Pump and dump

Low and slow is not about tough terrain for his Toyota Hilux.

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

Know your Fords

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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