In-built burnout mode


New Mustang has in-built burnout mode

Ford's upcoming Mustang features an industry-first performance feature: burnout mode.

Basin flyover warning


Basin flyover 'to destroy' a point of difference

Australian architect says building the Basin Reseve flyover would be like putting a motorway beside the Sydney Opera House.

Barina revels in its new urge


Barina provides proof of life after Holden

Barina RS proves that it isn't all doom and gloom at Holden.

Safety first with sirens


Safety first, even when dodging sirens

Safety comes first - even if motorists are being followed by an ambulance with sirens and lights blazing.

Mustang's new burnout feature

Mustang's new burnout feature

Ford's upcoming Mustang features an industry-first performance feature: burnout mode.

At the drag strip in a hot Kia

At the drag strip in a hot Kia

Fairfax motoring reporter Rob Maetzig takes the new Kia for a drag at Meremere.

Dashcam captures head-on with truck


Dashcam captures head-on with truck

Dash cam footage captures the moment a cement truck rolls on its side and slams head-on into the vehicle filming the incident.

Snarling Italian on the prowl

Snarling Italian on the prowl

Motoring reporter Rob Maetzig takes an Italian beast, the Maserati Quattroporte S, for a feed of tarmac.

Auckland gearing up

V8 Supercars V8 Supercar fans got to meet their favourite drivers today before the upcoming four day ITM 500.

Kiwi leads Supercar revolution

Kiwi at helm of key V8 Supercars changes including the new super sprint format.

Hamilton wins Chinese GP

Kiwi rookie impresses veteran

Kiwis 'like buying used'

used car strap The appetite for used cars is stronger in New Zealand than most other countries, a new survey finds.

Automakers unveil China-focused models

Ford Motor Co. has unveiled a new Escort sedan designed in China for global sale at a Beijing auto show.

Toyota drops 3-door Yaris

Making road trips with kids OK

Ringing in tyre safety

Key rings that help car owners check tyre treads are part of a check your car campaign to encourage car owners to check the vehicles more often.

$1m caravan unveiled

Global Caravan Technologies CR-1 is expected to cost $1 million. Carbon fibre holiday home built by Nasa, F1 engineers.

X-citing changes

The square-rigged X-Trail is no more with the new model now wearing Nissan's corporate suit.

The true family car

Ute battle on a knife-Edge

Murano makeover

The ugly duckling in Nissan's flock of four-wheel drives has grown into a familiar-looking member of the family.

Sowing the Kia Cee'd

It might be the hot hatch with the dumbest spelling, but Kia's new Pro-cee'd GT has to rate as one of the best of the fleet. It might be the hot hatch with the dumbest spelling, but Kia's new Pro-cee'd GT has to rate as one of the best of the fleet.

Hopes rest on wee MG

MG launches entry-point car for less than $20,000 that shows no a sign of penny-pinching and is not short on fun.

Big cats get the cream

Plenty to admire

VW packs Passat

VW Passat has just had thousands of dollars of value added to help celebrate a special Volkswagen anniversary in NZ.

Truck flips into minivan

A US university professor has walked away from an amazing head-on crash with a cement truck that was all recorded on his dash cam. Dash cam captures the terrifying moment a rolling cement truck ploughs head-on into car.

On the prowl

New Maserati Quattroporte S deserves to be driven with enthusiasm.

Why you need to stop for trains

Crash launches Lambo

Ford unveils tribute Mustang

Special 50th anniversary Ford Mustang coupe pays tribute to 1964 original. Special Ford Mustang coupe pays tribute to 1964 original.

If heroes were on a budget

What if money was in short supply for the transportation of our on-screen heroes?

BMW M4 convertible

World's fastest lawn mower

A treat for 2

BMW K1300R The K1300R is a BMW tailored towards tandem riding.

Set for success

Moto champ is most well-rounded bike in the six-hundred pack.

From wreck to wonderful

'Future shock' two-wheeler

Tour de force

Kawasaki's Z1000 SX gains more power, more comfort and electronic goodies but costs $1000 less.

Focus provides Falcon hint

Facelifted Ford Focus. Revised styling on popular sedan provides a hint at how final Ford Falcon will look.

High performance Vette drop top

Chevrolet boosts its range of performance cars to 14 with the unveiling of the 2015 Corvette Z06 convertible.

Cruze gets facelift

Geneva previews Mazda2

Staying alive over Easter

Tired driver There's plenty you can do to reduce the accident odds and keep yourself alive on the roads this Easter aside from just obeying the road rules.

What women want...

Anyone can generalise on the subject of what women want in their car.

Where are they?

Both hands on wheel

Black Pearl wins 'Goodguys'

James Hetfield's Black Pearl This Euro-American custom blend crafted for Metallica's James Hetfield has taken America's most sought-after hot rod gong.

Mustangs rule

Finding common ground with in-laws is often an arduous challenge, but not for one family who share a mutual passion for Mustangs.

Rally inspires restoration

A Minor love affair

Bel Air is the prince

Allan Simons knows there are no age restrictions when it comes to car enthusiasm.

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

Special offers
Opinion poll

Should overseas tourists have to sit a practical driving test before being allowed to drive on New Zealand's roads?



Vote Result

Related story: Grieving son, 9, may force driving tests for tourists

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content

Car Club small pointer

The Car Club blog: Powered by Autocar NZ

Holiday driving - less idiocy for once?

Driving tips
Gear up for that big holiday drive

Don't leave it too late

Gear up for that big holiday drive

Tips on how to do a safe river crossing

Taking the plunge

Tips on how to do a safe river crossing

Winter driving tips

Winter driving

On the road and prepared for the cold snap

Auctions, classifieds & more