Lamborghini's first hybrid

 

Lamborghini reveals its first ever hybrid

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

Z plays down 'fraud'

 

Z plays down discount 'fraud'

Motorists have been taking advantage of a glitch at Z Energy's "pay at pump" service station.

VW has motorcycle heart

 

VW concept sports car has motorcycle heart

Frugal, Ducati-powered sportscar could enter production as early as next year, says car maker.

Tiny car jumps drawbridge

 

Tiny car jumped across opening drawbridge

A driver's inattention has led to a drawbridge stunt that would not be out of place on a movie set.

Tiny car jumps across drawbridge

 

Tiny car jumps across drawbridge

Tiny car jumps across drawbridge as it opens.

Fuel cell cars

 

Fuel cell cars

Fuel cell cars emit nothing but water vapour from the tailpipe and can operate on renewable hydrogen gas. The first of these green vehicles should be for sale to the public in 2015 - but how do they work?

The barriers protecting US embassies

The barriers protecting US embassies

Truck going 80kmh destroyed as it hits steel barrier designed to protect US embassies from suicide bombers.

Volvo pranks parking valet

 

Volvo pranks parking valet

San Remo Casino's newest valet gets a big surprise on his first day courtesy of Volvo.

Caterham to race in Japan

Caterham F1 The Caterham Formula One team has insisted it plans to race at the Japanese Grand Prix despite a bailiff raid.

Worries, intrigue over rookie

The Formula One establishment is nervously waiting to see how Max Verstappen will handle the sport.

Hamiton still hunting the title

Formula E aiming high

Petrol prices may soar

petrol pump A slump in the NZ dollar could see motorists paying record prices in excess of $2.30 a litre for fuel.

More speed cameras

Drivers hurtling around Wellington at speed will soon be at the mercy of five digital speed cameras.

Hoeft shifts into top gear

BMW ramps up connectivity

Cyclists flout tunnel ban

Wellington cyclists are putting themselves in danger by pedalling through the newly opened Arras Tunnel.

Inventor's climate change drive

Ginny and Pat Rickets Takaka inventor Albie Burgers' electric car can travel 50 kilometres and cost him $1.

Beaut or brute ute?

Holden confirms it will build the world's fastest production ute from later this year.

Volvo excels itself

A brilliant new Nissan

Gilding the sales lily

Holden NZ has created a limited-edition version of its Captiva7 SUV, and it is possibly the best of the fleet.

Frugal diesel is quick

Mazda3 diesel Mazda3's sporting SP22 diesel is hot-hatch grunt combined with city car consumption and high comfort levels.

The Lexus that wants to play

The Lexus RC coupe is due in NZ just before Christmas, but Jason Harper has already driven the beast in the US.

Opps! Here's the real fuel facts

Pocket Audi rocket

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.

Fuel-cell sedan offers alternative

Fuel-cell sedan offers alternative to big batteries Toyota is convinced that fuel-cell cars better suit the mass market than pure electrics and is set to test that sometime next year.

Device obliterates truck

Truck travelling at speed meets spectacular end in experiment designed to stop suicide bombers.

World's greatest drag race?

Volvo pranks valet

0-100kmh in 3secs

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

Another exclusive Veyron

The "1 of 1" is the latest exclusive Veyron supercar from the Bugatti stable.

Dodge Challenger dragster

Sleek street beast

A steeper learning curve

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

Max-scooter, mini-price

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

Moto Babes in hog heaven

Master and Commander

A chance to be 'Easy Rider'

Peter Fonda's Captain America chopper from Easy Rider has come to symbolise the counterculture of the 1960s. Now it's for sale.

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

Third Take on TT

Audi TT Our own Peter Louisson has been test driving the new Audi TT at its world launch on the roads of Spain and the Ascari racetrack.

Turbocharger v 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

Electric future fast approaching

One year on, Ernie is back

Ernie A Model T Ford damaged in a crash last year is ready to hit the road once more.

Falcon legends meet

The last ever Falcon GT gets to meet its maker; the iconic Falcon XY GT.

Like driving a double bed

Found: Jag stolen in 1968

Rare cars up for sale

Six century-old cars, including one that raced in early New Zealand competitions, are being sold.

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

A look at readers' favourite roads. The Surf Highway from Hawera to New Plymouth.

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Favourite NZ roads

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