Customs & Classics
Allan Simons knows there are no age restrictions when it comes to car enthusiasm.
This Euro-American custom blend crafted for Metallica's James Hetfield has taken America's most sought-after hot rod gong.
Finding common ground with in-laws is often an arduous challenge, but not for one family who share a mutual passion for Mustangs.
After 15 years of restoration work, Don Martin's 1972 Volkswagen Beetle is almost ready for it's debut.
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When it comes to selecting a vehicle, Marie Hunneyball will opt for history over modern luxuries every time.
Larry Moolenaar's 1941 741B Indian wasn't much to look at when he first came across it.
Ian Carter isn't worried his classic Chev isn't the quickest of its vintage. He's just happy to have it.
When Mike Hodgkinson first laid eyes on his classic Peugeot it was love at first sight -and it was a love worth waiting for.
Looking at the Whites and their veteran vehicle, it is easy to believe the year is 1908.
To Denis Adlam his 1939 Citroen Traction Avant Light 12 is more than just a car.
Bugattis of a bygone era, some worth several million dollars, are cruising NZ roads as part of an international rally.
A fascination for all things cars has generations of one New Plymouth family bonding under the bonnet.
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Stereotypically the expression car enthusiast is used to identify a car-obsessed male.
Ivan Fuller has transformed his Porsche from a rusty hulk to an award winner.
For Alan Warner there is no sweeter sound than the roar of a big-block V8 engine.
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A standout vehicle in the Corvette Nationals in Taranaki will be a special example owned by Chris Jury.
Sir Malcolm Campbell's record breaking 350hp Sunbeam has been fired up without mishap for the first time in over 50 years.
Kiwi's restored 38-year-old "Yank-tank" honours Elvis Presley.
Classic car theft leaves Levin widow feeling like she's lost her husband all over again.
Motueka police are searching for a stolen collectible 1965 Mark III Zephyr.
In the 1930s, British sports-car maker MG made exactly 33 K3 open-top race cars. There are more than 100 to choose from now.
A Timaru man who loves driving fast has faithfully replicated a famous Ford Mustang racer.
A motor racing enthusiast has paid the extraordinary amount of NZ$3.58 million for the 1960 Commer TS3 three-car transporter for the Ecurie Ecosse race team.
His 1967 VW Beetle may seem battered, but for Oscar Almaguer, 83, it's been home for 10 years.
As well as rocketship like fins and long voluptuous bodies, the US cars of the 50s had fascinating front ends.
Kiwi car lovers can take a drive down memory lane with a new display at Auckland's Motat Museum.
A 47 year old Volvo clocks its three millionth mile to reach a driving milestone.
True-blue Kiwi motorsport fan builds a tribute Tru Blue Bathurst Falcon.
Nissan's Restoration Club has decided to bring the famous Safari Rally Z back to its original running condition.
Here are five Ford Mustangs that were never built.
What you see is what you get as far as Rob Robinson is concerned when referring to his 1939 Ford Deluxe Coupe.
This Russian custom car fanatic has a leather fetish.
Steve Fabish's love affair with all things Holden will probably see him buried in one.
True experience of driving a 1950s racecar is recreated via replica of the rarest and most desired Porsches ever made.
In 1960 Robert Stack fell in love. Not with a co-star from The Untouchables, but with a Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster.
Two top US hot rod awards go to machines that capture the essence of hot rodding's current trend.
It's little wonder that New Plymouth man Ian Jamieson has had a life-long interest in military vehicles.
Rare Mercedes is now the most expensive car ever sold at auction after someone pays a whopping $NZ38m for it.
A prominent car museum is racing to restore an obscure 1930 car in time for a big automotive event.
An old farm truck that lay rusting in a NZ shed and survived fire and floods, is capturing the imagination of children in a book.
Meet the possibly world's best Volkswagen Beetle restoration.
Customised, pimped out or just simply "bad ass". That's how Noel and Pauline Jackson describe their 1968 Dodge Charger.
A custom made car used in the 1994 Flintstones movie is among a fleet of celebrity vehicles going under the hammer.
A team of developers has made a car that runs on social media attention.
Brent and Felecia Lundgren don't need a time machine to visit the 1980s.
A Ferrari that competed in the 1953 Le Mans 24-hour race has sold for NZ$14.7m.
It was a case of helmet chin straps on as British police hit the streets in two-door convertibles over 50 years ago.
From towing his boat to lugging around 190kg welders, Lou McCauley's 1971Falcon ute has never missed a beat.
An electrified 1967 VW that will only run when its mentioned in social media is to attempt a 1600 kilometre US road trip.
A one-off 1967 Shelby GT500 Super Snake has sold for a record NZ$1.58m at auction.