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.

Mustang sallies forth


New Mustang sallies forth in style

Our own Dave Moore has been in LA testing the what he believes is the least American Mustang ever made and finds it is better than expected.

Petrol prices may soar


If dollar slumps, Kiwis cop it at the pumps

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

Gilding the sales lily


Holden finds Active way of keeping sales rolling

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

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

More speed cameras

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

Hoeft shifts into top gear

Former All Black prop Carl Hoeft reckons there's nothing like a V8.

BMW ramps up connectivity

Fines for getting close to cyclists?

Cyclists flout tunnel ban

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

Beaut or brute ute?

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

Volvo excels itself

After a dozen years, the world's best family SUV has been superseded by its own successor.

A brilliant new Nissan

New Land Rover Discovery

Inventor's climate change drive

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

The Lexus that wants to play

Lexus RC F 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

It's time to squash the Qashqai's incorrect fuel facts published recently.

Pocket Audi rocket

Hottest WRX matures

Frugal diesel is quick

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

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

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Your favourite NZ roads

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Favourite NZ roads

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