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Diversion for McLaren crash

Barry Fitzgerald's McLaren F1 crashed on the Queenstown-Glenorchy Rd at Closeburn on Saturday, December 3.

7 min ago  The Australian man who crashed a multi-million dollar supercar near Queenstown has dodged a conviction.

Minister rejects drive offer video

A "tourist" driver on the wrong side of the road on the Crown Range in January 26.

11:54 AM  Simon Bridges won't come and ride with Queenstown cameraman who filmed a wayward "tourist" driver.

Margot Robbie's late night ride video

Margot Robbie and the Nissan BladeGlider.

11:54 AM  Wolf of Wall Street and Suicide Squad star helping spruik Nissan's electric car tech.

F1-inspired Astons gallery video

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing Edition.

10:39 AM  British sports car maker unveils limiited edition variants of its ageing Vantage coupe.

A precariously parked car video

A car is perched precariously on bricks in this unusual parking effort in China.

A Chinese motorist's bizarre parking effort is improvisation at its finest.

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Geely eyes Lotus/Proton takeover

One-off Bond-style Evora Sport 410 was created by Lotus Exclusive.

Chinese giant set to snap up struggling Proton and Lotus.

McLaren movie trailer debuts

Roger Donaldson is the director of a docudrama based on car builder and champion race car driver Bruce McLaren.

WATCH: The first trailer for Roger Donaldson's docudrama on Bruce McLaren

The red, white and 'oohs' video

The 1937 factory built Cord Beverly is Reeve Barnett's favourite car to cruise around in.

The 10th anniversary of a classic car event will "make New Plymouth America, again".

Should kids ride on footpaths? video

NZTA has recommended a law change to allow children under 12 to cycle on footpaths - but that's not pleasing everyone.

Major backing for a mum's petition to allow kids and parents to cycle on the footpath.

Kingston train driver dies

Russell Glendinning stands near the Kingston Flyer.

A stalwart of the Kingston community and a train driver inextricably linked with the Kingston Flyer has died.

Woeful driving video takes off

A driver crossing the centreline on the Crown Range road near Queenstown on January 26.

Camera footage shows driver repeatedly weaving over centreline on one of NZ's most tricky roads.

A shed on a ute

Duncan Evans took a picture of a ute carrying a garden shed in South Auckland on February 18, 2017.

Maybe he was trying to save money on trailer hireage?

Self-driving dilemma nears

Ford plans to have a fleet of self-driving taxis on the road in 2021.

How many people could self-driving cars kill before we would no longer tolerate them?

Fingers crossed for flying conditions

Bad weather forced the cancellation of the Wings Over Wairarapa festival in Masterton over the weekend, meaning crowds ...

Classic Fighters Omaka places faith in the weather after Wings Over Wairarapa cancellation.

Matt LeBlanc eats 'part of horse'

Top Gear host Matt Le Blanc east some bizarre things in the motoring show's latest season.

Former Friends star Matt LeBlanc swallows his... pride in new Top Gear season.

Harley-Davidson gift excites video

The Harley-Davidson Dyna that has been modified by motorsport icon Dan Gurney and gifted to Goodwood's Lord March.

Motorsport legend sends a surprise gift to the founder of the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

A connection to communities

Snipping the ribbon on the first section of the Kapiti Expressway is Transport Minister Simon Bridges, Te Ati Awa iwi ...

Opinion: The Kapiti Expressway, a project that started in an adversarial climate, is finishing with a strong degree of community buy-in.

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Minister not keen on drive video

A "tourist" driver on the wrong side of the road on the Crown Range in January 26.

0 min ago  Simon Bridges rejects offer from Queenstown man who wanted to take him on a tour of NZ's horror roads.

Diversion for McLaren crash

9 min ago  The Australian man who crashed a multi-million dollar supercar near Queenstown has dodged a conviction.

Margot Robbie's late night ride video

F1-inspired Aston Martins revealed gallery video

Our Top Cars

Here is Our Top Car of 2016 video

Spark is Holden's entry-level model. But one of its best, we reckon.

Meet our Top Car for 2016. Micro round of applause please.

Our Top Tow Truck of 2016 video

You can't deny the presence. But Ram offers unique selling proposition as a working truck.

We count down the best cars of the year, culminating in our Top Car on Friday.

Our Top Hyper-Hatch 2016 video

Ford Focus RS

We count down the best cars of the year, culminating in our Top Car on December 16.

Our Top Super-Coupe of 2016 video

The C 63 S coupe is so much more than just a two-door version of the sedan.

We count down the best cars of the year, culminating in our Top Car on December 16.

lifestyle vehicles

Flagship Mitsi ute a wannabe SUV

Top Triton picks up luxury equipment and the VRX badge. Does that make it an SUV?

Mitsubishi's top Triton ute picks up luxury equipment and the VRX badge. So who needs an SUV?

Mitsubishi Eclipse name appears again

Mitsubishi is set to debut the Eclipse Cross concept at the 2017 Geneva motor show.

Mitsubishi is putting all its eggs in one basket as it looks to capitalise on the SUV boom.

Luxury SUV almost nails sporty video

Undeniably impressive around corners, but will the Levante's ride be too firm for some luxury-SUV buyers?

Maserati's first SUV has enough sportiness to be convincing. But it's a tricky balance.

Tycoon pledges Defender 4x4 return

End of the line as the last Land Rover Defender rolls off the production line in Solihull in January 2016.

Chemicals giant turns its hand to ''building the world's purest 4x4'' aimed at farmers and explorers.

road tests

Does Optima GT have enough sting? video

Optima GT represents a step towards a serious sporting sedan from Kia. Indent order-only for Kiwi market.

The GT is Kia's first try at a sports sedan with substance.

Electric car test run frayed nerves video

The new Hyundai Ioniq - by far the least expensive fully electric new vehicle in New Zealand.

The car panicked and we panicked as "range anxiety" hit on 170km test drive of Hyundai's new Ioniq electric car near Queenstown.

Countryman's a big deal

Refined on the road when you want it to be, but that Mini-ride is firm by most family-SUV standards.

The new Mini Countryman has given up any pretense of being small. It's just a fun family SUV now.

Cer8to, Cerato still scores

You get all the fruit with the Kia Cerato (well, except Apple CarPlay).

What's the best car you can buy for less than $40k? Kia may have the answer.

bikes

Should kids ride on footpaths? video

NZTA has recommended a law change to allow children under 12 to cycle on footpaths - but that's not pleasing everyone.

Major backing for a mum's petition to allow kids and parents to cycle on the footpath.

Harley-Davidson gift excites video

The Harley-Davidson Dyna that has been modified by motorsport icon Dan Gurney and gifted to Goodwood's Lord March.

Motorsport legend sends a surprise gift to the founder of the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Harley Road King rearmed

The 2017 Road King might look the same, but there are huge changes behind the traditional facade.

More polish hasn't affected the Road King's classic Harley-Davidson character.

Honda CB500F's refinement costs

Sharper-looking body plastics and exhaust redesign do much to lift the image of the previously anonymous CB500F.

The price of Honda's commuter-bike might raise eyebrows, but its added smoothness could settle your nerves.

shows

New Ferrari is 'Superfast'

The 2017 Ferrari 812 Superfast.

Geneva debut for the most powerful and fastest Ferrari in the marque’s history.

Best Chicago show cars video

Just when it seems like there couldn't be any more crossovers, here come pavement-blistering high performance variants.

Hot Mopar Dodge Challengers video

The Mopar 2017 Dodge Challenger offers a pair of hand-painted, custom show car trim options.

Limited edition Dodge Challengers get custom paint jobs to celebrate Mopar's 80th anniversary.

'Car Show of Century' coming

The Rinspeed Budii which will be the star car of the New Zealand Motor Trades Association's "Car Show of the Century".

One of the world's most technologically advanced cars will be in New Zealand next month.

customs & classics

The red, white and 'oohs' video

The 1937 factory built Cord Beverly is Reeve Barnett's favourite car to cruise around in.

The 10th anniversary of a classic car event will "make New Plymouth America, again".

Ex-Trump limo for sale

The now US President Donald Trump commissioned this Cadillac limousine back in 1988.

It's not quite a presidential ride but this limousine was commissioned by the now US President Donald Trump.

Classic rides on show at convention

Sheryle Grant  of Nelson with her Fathom Green 1969 Corvette Stingray Coupe at the Corvette National Convention at ...

Corvette aficionados from around New Zealand flocked to Founders Heritage Park on Saturday.

Kevin's classic a ray of sunshine video

Kevin Blatchford and his Sunbeam Rapier 3A.

Kevin Blatchford is carrying on his dad's tradition of meticulously looking after his classic 1960s car.

quizzes

Quiz: Super behinds

Motoring quiz

Can you recognise these beauties just by looking at their rears?

Quiz: Motoring on

How well have you been keeping up with all the latest motoring news?

Quiz: Know your tail-lights

Are you a shining light?

Motorsport

Armstrong locks in two F4 drives

Marcus Armstrong was fourth in the Toyota Racing Series in February.

Kiwi Ferrari Junior Marcus Armstrong to drive in two series in 2017.

Red Bull ready to battle Mercedes video

Team boss Christian Horner confident Renault's engine will be competitive.

Street racing about control video

Supercar star's wedding cancelled

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Minister not keen on drive

Simon Bridges rejects offer from Queenstown man who wanted to take him on a tour of NZ's horror roads.

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