Milestone Corvette restored video

The one millionth Corvette damaged in a sinkhole collapse.

After more than four months and 1200 man-hours of painstaking work, restoration of the one millionth Corvette is complete.

Drop top luxury and power gallery

Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet.

NZ arrival at least 12 months away for German brand's new drop-top that blends blistering performance with ultimate luxury.

007 Aston Martin is gaudy gallery

Aston Martin's DB9 GT Bond Edition.

Aston Martin calls it a celebration of a 50 year link with James Bond but really the limited edition DB9 GT Bond Edition is a branding stunt.

Concept to become a reality gallery

Bugatti Vision Gran Turismo.

Bugatti announces it will present its virtual concept Vision Gran Turismo (VGT) as a real show car.

Roofliss heads to new home

Averill Grant, the new owner of amphibious van Roofliss collects it from the Edwin Fox Maritime Museum in Picton.

Marlborough's maritime marvel makes final farewell to Picton towed away on the back of the trailer.

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American muscle machine

BMW X6.

BMW upgrades its first all-paw M machine that was well suited to the nature of NZ roads.

Car sales hit dizzy heights

It turned out to be quite a sizzler 2014, and we're not talking about summer holiday weather but new vehicle sales.

When 2WD will do in a ute

Applaud new initiatives

news

Failed flyover cost taxpayers $12m

The proposed $90 million Basin Reserve flyover project is now officially dead.

NZTA has officially abandoned its plans for a Basin Reserve flyover.

Virtual concept car to become a reality gallery

Bugatti announces it will present its virtual concept Vision Gran Turismo (VGT) as a real show car.

College student Tara Monroe says, "riding a bike around campus sucks. Like really sucks”. So instead she bought a hot-pink, battery-powered jeep.

'Barbie Girl' commutes by plastic jeep

After this student had her driver's licence suspended, there was no way she was going to switch to her bike. Enter a $60, battery-powered toy.

lifestyle vehicles

Four-wheel-drivers dish up the dirt gallery video

Four wheel driver making the most of the Mosh Pit on Saturday at Woodhill Forest.

A health and safety snag cancels mud-lovers' 4x4 competition but they still manage to dish up the dirt on a fun day.

A new world of Discovery

Land Rover’s new Discovery Sport - think of this as Disco-lite.

It's always worked hard for the money, but the new Navara NP300 does the business better than ever.

Working hard for the money

Nissan gets down to business with its new Navara NP300.

road tests

Drool Britannia

On the open road is where the new 'baby Jag' with oodles of balance, poise and grip.

Jaguar introduces the car it has promised and we've lusted after since the famous Mk II sedan was discontinued in the late 60s.

Crisply-styled Korean

Cute as a button crossover charms on price and could shake up the market as a result.

This VXR may be at the top of Holden's new Astra line-up, but there's also a less-powerful, smaller-engined GTC model if the hot-hatch is too hot for you.

Polish Holdens impress

European-sourced Astra VXR and GTC sports-hatches are useful additions to Holden's New Zealand lineup.

bikes

Triumph shows Triple benefits

The Speed Triple might be an old-school streetbike by current standards, but it doesn't look like a ten-year old, nor behave like one.

Triumph's Speed Triple is still a treat, but you pay more for it.

Huge price tag on custom bike gallery

It looks like a Lego fan designed it and it doesn't come cheap.

Glen Magson surprised himself by winning a recent extreme motorcycling event.

Cancer survivor wins gruelling motorcycle event

Glen Magson is not one to boast but he is rather proud of his recent achievement.

shows

Cabriolet crowned best in show

This 1924 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A was best of show at the 2015 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in Pebble Beach, California, US.

A stunning 1924 Italian cabriolet has won the best in show award at the prestigious Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

Unorthodox bike re-build

Classic bike enthusiasts may cringe when they see what James Currie delivers at Grand National Rod and Custom Show.

A 1964 Ford Fairline drives off after winning the "Worst of Show" award at the Concours d'Lemon.

A tongue-in-cheek look at bad cars gallery

Prestigious Pebble Beach car show also has its its fun side with the Concours d'Lemon.

customs & classics

Milestone Corvette's restoration complete video

The one millionth Corvette damaged in a sinkhole collapse.

After more than four months and 1200 man-hours of painstaking work, restoration of the one millionth Corvette is complete.

Getting your kicks on Route 66 gallery

A rolling museum of America's auto heritage race 3700 km along the iconic Route 66.

1969 33/2 Coupe Speciale concept.

Alfa Romeo museum a must see gallery

As the creator of some beautiful machines, a visit to the Alfa Romeo museum is a must-see for Italian car fans.

Video

Failed flyover cost taxpayers $12m

NZTA has officially abandoned its plans for a Basin Reserve flyover.

quizzes

Are you a shining light?

The front headlight of a 2015 Dodge Viper SRT is pictured at the 2015 New York International Auto Show in New York City.

How well do you know your headlights?

Aston Martin's first 100 years

Iconic British sports car brand Aston Martin this month celebrated its 100th birthday.

Chevrolet Corvette quiz

Quiz: A feast of Ferraris

Motorsport

Hamilton fastest at Monza

Lewis Hamilton topped his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg during both free practice sessions at the Italian Grand Prix at Monza.

Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton set the pace in practice for the Italian Grand Prix.

Renzi: 'Leave Monza alone'

Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has a message for Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone: "Leave Monza alone."

Williams keep Massa, Bottas

Hamilton to pick up speed

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