Bad habits drivers' 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.

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.

A steeper learning curve

 

Yamaha's steeper learning curve

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

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.

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.

Driver surprise as tornado takes garage

Driver surprise as tornado takes garage

Unlucky motorist sees garage torn apart by a deadly tornado only moments after pulling out and driving directly into the danger.

Jaguar unveils C-Class rival

Jaguar unveils C-Class rival

Supercharged sedan set to rock the luxury car segment.

Hamilton goes top in F1

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

Kiwi Hartley fifth in US

Kiwi driver finished a disappointing fifth in the latest round of the world endurance championship in the US.

Murphy could throttle big win

NZ car buff tastes victory

Texters targeted

Radar gun Police could soon be equipped with a hand-held device to catch drivers using their phone behind the wheel.

Camaro bound to draw crowd

Southland motorsport personality Ian ''Inky'' Tulloch is set to turn a few heads - well, his car will at least.

High roller buys 30 Rolls-Royces

Self-driving cars need permit

Ferrari double take

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

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After a dozen years, the world's best family SUV has been superseded by its own successor.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

Moto Babes in hog heaven

Moto babes in hog heaven Harley-Davidson is selling more motorcycles to women than all its competitors combined.

Master and Commander

Truth be known, the new version of Triumph's big twin is more of a follower.

Stroked and stoked

Revamped Valkyrie leads blitz

Max-scooter, mini-price

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

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

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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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