Chinese copy sparks complaint

SPOT THE DIFFERENCE: The newly released Chinese LandWind X7 (left photos) bears a striking resemblance to Land Rover's Range Rover Evoque.

8:30 AM  A Chinese copy of the Range Rover Evoque has angry Land Rover officials claiming Intellectual Property Theft.

110kmh limit closer

Speed limit

The Government is warming to the idea of a 110kmh speed limit on the best roads.

Concept ignores the rules gallery

Chevrolet Chaparral concept car at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

8:04 AM  When GM designers created the Chevrolet Chaparral concept car they tossed out all the rules they believe stifle innovation in auto racing.

Video: Truck clears racing car

Truck jump

A 16-tonne truck has set a world record by jumping over an F1 racing car. See it to believe it.

'Should be fast enough'

The Galpin-Fisker Rocket is unveiled at the LA Auto Show.

What do you say after unveiling a carbon-fibre-bodied, 725hp supercharged coupe??

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blogs

Honda's human hauler

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This year Kiwis have bought almost 10,000 seven-seater vehicles, but just 240 of those were MPVs.

Ducatis Monster the Far North

Testing riding three new Monsters from Ducati around some sparsely-trafficked roads in Northland.

Hybrid compromise lessens

The NXt best thing?

news

Uber drives slug it out

Fighting back: Vigilante hire car owner Russell Howarth.

Australian taxi drivers are making citizen's arrests to stop the rise of ride-sharing service uberX

i3 is Green Car of the Year

BMW's i8 has been named the 2015 Green Car of the Year at the Los Angeles auto show.

Speed limit

110kmh limit closer

The Government is warming to the idea of a 110kmh speed limit on the best roads, including Transmission Gully.

lifestyle vehicles

Chinese copy sparks complaint

SPOT THE DIFFERENCE: The newly released Chinese LandWind X7 (left photos) bears a striking resemblance to Land Rover's Range Rover Evoque.

8:30 AM  A Chinese copy of the Range Rover Evoque has angry Land Rover officials claiming Intellectual Property Theft.

SUV offers diesel alternative gallery

Nissan's Petrol-electric seven-seater isn't a genuine fuel miser, but is an accomplished SUV for large families.

Minor makeover: Holden has given its Colorado ute and SUV an update for 2015.

2015 Holden Colorado revealed

Updated ute and SUV line introduces new 'comfort suspension' and a more car-like interior on select derivatives.

road tests

Best of both worlds gallery

Head-turner: Our BMW i8 literally stopped traffic when it slowed down or was parked, even in seen-it-all Auckland.

BMW's i8 is a supercar, but not as we'd usually know it, using a hybrid powertrain so that it's both blisteringly fast and ridiculously frugal.

BMW i8 - is it a super hybrid?

BMW says its new petrol-electric i8 coupe has superpowers that other sports cars don't yet possess.

Mini hatches a five-door

Mini hatches a five-door

It took 55 years, but the first proper five-door, family-friendly Mini has finally arrived.

bikes

Devilish new Duke

Better looks: The Diavel’s revised seat, radiator covers, handlebars, numberplate carrier, and exhaust system work well visually.

Twin-sparks help stoke the Ducati Diavel's efficiency and refinement.

Singular appeal

Yamaha's retro-single is full of cheap kicks.

Learner 660: Engaging new Triumph triple doesn't look sheepish, even in white.

LAMS triple is no joke video

It is quite possibly the most satisfying bike of the LAMS flock with a price that'll make its Ducati Monster 659 rival appear over-priced.

shows

Concept ignores all the rules gallery

Chevrolet Chaparral concept car at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

8:04 AM  When GM designers created the Chevrolet Chaparral concept car they tossed out all the rules they believe stifle innovation in auto racing.

LA motor show's mutants gallery

The pimped-out, four-wheeled freaks are a highlight of the LA motor show.

The Galpin-Fisker Rocket is unveiled at the LA Auto Show.

'Should be fast enough'

What do you tell the crowd after unveiling a carbon-fibre-bodied, 725-horsepower supercharged coupe based on the new Ford Mustang?

customs & classics

Fabulous Ferrari gallery

Classic: Rod Tempero's replica 1962 250 FTO Ferrari.

Rod Tempero has built plenty of cars over the years, but his latest project may be his finest yet.

Downsizing auction nets $14.5m gallery

Customs, concepts and classics net $14.5m as American car collector downsizes.

Shane Dumbell's 1932 roadster.

Rodder has his dream car gallery

Shane Dumbell has a couple of hot items in his Taranaki garage but neither are of the illegally obtained variety.

Video

Video: Truck clears racing car

A 16-tonne truck has set a world record by jumping over an F1 racing car. See it to believe it.

quizzes

Aston Martin's first 100 years

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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

Motorsport

Dennis: Board picks drivers

MCLAREN BOSS: Ron Dennis.

9:12 AM  Decision over who will drive for McLaren in 2015 lies with the team's board, group head says.

Lauda picks more Mercedes duels

9:06 AM  Three-time F1 world champion believes Lewis Hamilton's and Nico Rosberg's rivalry will continue in 2015.

Monte Carlo comeback 'for fun'

Hamilton, Rosberg shake on it