Customs and Classics

Vintage treasure trove sold video

The 1906 Model N sold for $60,500.

Some of the top lots went for over $60,000 and their new owners couldn't be happier.

A Morrie love affair

Jeff and Doreen Attwood's restored 1962 Morris Minor won Best Car at the 26th Morris Minor Convention.

​Jeff Attwood has two enduring loves in his life and he regularly gets to drive with both.

Cars named after places

Lotus Evora.

Here's a handful of cars that you may not have realised were named after places.

Lowriding gets supercharged video

''Tee'' exits a 1963 Chevy Impala as the Ultimate Riders Car Club gathers at Fairmount Park in Riverside, California.

New Detroit muscle turns "low, slow and show" into "low, show and go."

McQueen's Le Mans Porsche electrified

The Porsche 910 driven by Steve McQueen in the movie Le Mans has been electrified.

Austrian brothers rework a limited-edition Porsche race car model driven by Steve McQueen in Le Mans to run on electricity.

When lost car keys make a fortune

One lady owner, low miles. This 1996 Mercedes-Benz SL500 has a unique story.

 A 21-year-old car's value may have increased by $85,000 simply because the owner lost the keys.

Mini Mini is back

David Brown's remastered Mini.

Boutique car maker remasters a motoring icon.

'Surprised' thieves stole rare Ferrari

The Ferrari, whose previous owners included Dodi Fayed and Pink Floyd's Roger Waters, was found burnt-out at Langwarrin.

Two unsophisticated Aussie car thieves failed to steal a humble Nissan Skyline hours before making off in one of the world's rarest Ferraris.

A dream trip driving Pamela video

Chris Chambers and Mel Lewis are off on a "dream trip" to attend the classic car run from London to Brighton in the UK.

Pamela Joy is taking a long ride home so she can take a couple of mates on the trip of a lifetime.

Classic cars 'found' in Swiss castle

A decent dozen classic cars are headed to auction in Belgium after being found stored in a Swiss castle.

A "castle find" has upped the ante in the classic car auction stakes.

Humber numbers in vogue

Trevor Ward's Singer Vogue.

Lesley and Trevor Ward have a long history of looking after some rather classic vehicles.

Cool convertibles

Veyron is super-fast. Just not as super-fast with the roof off.

We love these convertibles for much more than their wind-in-the-hair potential.

HBombs blow owners away video

As good as new - the dash of a ground-up MG  renovation.

Hadleigh Oudemans' passion for craftsmanship has seen his small South Canterbury automotive restoration business boom.

Disbelief at hubby's car gift video

Rebecca Mercer checks out the BMW car gifted to her by her husband. The car is a replica of the one that brought her to ...

A woman in the US is stunned to see a blast from the past sitting in her driveway.

Cars, curios and a taste for yesteryear

Gaye and Francis Pointon with a Buick Straight 8 with a bow tail body type and a 1924 Ford V8 Coupe behind at their ...

Francis and Gaye Pointon have rescued a lot of automotive history and put it into their own museum in Masterton.

Old limo was once PM's ride gallery

The 1994 Ford DC LTD that was Government limousine for then Prime Minister Jim Bolger.

This 23-year-old limo once bore the coveted CR1 number plates reserved for vehicles transporting NZ's prime minister.

Wild winged Porsches video

The famous Porsche 935 Moby Dick completes a drive at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Porsche discloses five rear winged beauties inside one of the most advanced wind tunnels in the world.

Big price for rare Mike Tyson Ferrari video

A heavyweight price has been paid for this Ferrari F50 once owned by boxing champion Mike Tyson.

A heavyweight price has been paid for this Ferrari F50 once owned by boxing champion Mike Tyson.

Rally 'wet but fun' video

Raring to go in the 1928 Dodge are Cooper Ladbrook, 9, Bayley Rattray, 8, and Finlee Ladbrook, 6, of Timaru.

Rain didn't stop more than 60 vintage cars from rallying around South Canterbury.

Five seriously cool Maseratis

The 3500 GT of 1957 was the first Maserati road-car to really make an impact.

While there have been some real howlers, Maserati has still managed to make some seriously stylish cars.

Shagged Jag may fetch $76,000

This 1962 Jaguar E-Type, abandoned in a barn for 20 years, is to be auctioned in Birmingham, England.

Nearly two decades of neglect is unlikely to deter strong interest in a rusted out 55-year-old British sports car.

Top five rare Porsches video

A Porsche 356 A Coupe and 356 Speedster.

Porsche has opened the vaults of its amazing museum to reveal five rare and unique production models from its collection.

General Lee jumps ramp, crash lands video

An airborne "General Lee" of Dukes of Hazzard fame undertakes its famous leap as a stunt to open the annual Autorama ...

Spectacular stunt was a nod to the Dukes of Hazzard TV series but the landing was like a roller coaster derailing.

Americarna's peaks and troughs video

Billy Marshall of Salt Lake City is in town to join in the festivities.

Americarna is well-oiled machine, but it's had its ups and downs over the years.  

Hawt dawg, it's hot dogs gallery video

Camaros, Mustangs, and BelAirs - oh my! Opunake Beach welcomed the first lot of Americarna participants.

Americarna under way as hundreds of car enthusiasts kick it by the seaside.

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".

A most beautiful custom car gallery

Top down time for the "Mulholland Speedster", a 1936 Packard built by Hollywood Hot Rods.

A stunning heavily modified 1936 Packard has been named America's most beautiful custom roadster.

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.

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