$1.4m hypercar hits Kiwi tarmac

It's a head-turner for sure, but 918 is primarily a functional high-speed, highly aerodynamic machine.

Forget supercars, this is a new breed of performance machine that can only be called a ''hypercar''.

Did Messi spend $53m? video

Barcelona's Lionel Messi may be celebrating more than just another goal after being linked to the purchase of a rare Ferrari.

Football superstar's name is being kicked around as the person who paid NZ$53.7m for a rare Ferrari.

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The Lamborghini was towed around 3pm on Thursday.

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Spike in kids, pets locked in cars

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Nearly 1500 emergency callouts to AA were made last year because a child or animal was locked in a car.

Mad Mike: less of a leadfoot

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Top Kiwi drifter opens up about going sideways, getting respect - and the best moment of his career.

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Truck show for helicopter charities

The Truck of the Show award is up for grabs again on February 28, won last year by an International Lone Star. At the presentation are, from left, Wellsford Lions past president Tony Marshall, Craig Silby of sponsors Truck Sure, winner Blair Shearer from NJ Wood and show coordinator Bruce Wilson.

A racing car transporter will be among more than 120 vehicles at the Wellsford Lions Roaring Truck Show on February 28.

Spike in kids, pets locked in cars

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Don't mourn dead weight Defender

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Pajero Sport SUV is no soft-roader

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Bentley is offering a NZ$320k Breitling clock as an optional extra in its Bentayga SUV.

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$1.4m hypercar hits Kiwi tarmac

It's a head-turner for sure, but 918 is primarily a functional high-speed, highly aerodynamic machine.

Forget supercars, this is a new breed of performance machine that can only be called a ''hypercar''.

Pajero Sport SUV is no soft-roader

Utes blended with SUVs are both old-school and the latest automotive fashion. We test the top-spec Pajero Sport VRX.

In the club: uprated A 45 is now officially a Mercedes-AMG.

Four cylinders of dynamite

Turns out that the 270kW Audi RS3 only had a few months to rule as the world's most powerful sports-hatch.

bikes

Father mourns motorcyclist son

Rhys Middleton, killed in a motorcycle accident on State Highway 5, near Napier.

Rhys Middleton will be buried a year before he was supposed to get married.

An American 999cc 'starter bike'

Indian Motorcycle is going down — in size, scale and price.

Imposing fairing is impressively functional - surely shaped in a wind tunnel, argues writer Paul Owen.

Tunnel vision shapes Harley bagger

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Truck show for helicopter charities

The Truck of the Show award is up for grabs again on February 28, won last year by an International Lone Star. At the presentation are, from left, Wellsford Lions past president Tony Marshall, Craig Silby of sponsors Truck Sure, winner Blair Shearer from NJ Wood and show coordinator Bruce Wilson.

A racing car transporter will be among more than 120 vehicles at the Wellsford Lions Roaring Truck Show on February 28.

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A rear teaser view of Honda's Civic Hatchback concept to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show.

Honda teases new Civic

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customs & classics

Truck show for helicopter charities

The Truck of the Show award is up for grabs again on February 28, won last year by an International Lone Star. At the presentation are, from left, Wellsford Lions past president Tony Marshall, Craig Silby of sponsors Truck Sure, winner Blair Shearer from NJ Wood and show coordinator Bruce Wilson.

A racing car transporter will be among more than 120 vehicles at the Wellsford Lions Roaring Truck Show on February 28.

Old NZ GP racer restored

A restored 1953 Austin Healey that raced in the 1954 NZ Grand Prix to make its worldwide public show debut in the UK.

Barcelona's Lionel Messi may be celebrating more than just another goal after being linked to the purchase of a rare Ferrari.

Did Messi buy the $53m Ferrari? video

Football superstar's name is being kicked around as the person who paid NZ$53.7 million for a rare Ferrari.

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$1.4m hypercar hits Kiwi tarmac

Forget supercars, this is a new breed of performance machine that can only be called a ''hypercar''.

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Mad Mike: less of a leadfoot

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