Customs and Classics

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.

Scammed war vet's Mustang restored video

Harry Donovan's stripped out Ford Mustang.

A 95-year-old US World War II veteran, the victim of a car restoration scam, has been reunited with his late wife's 1967 Mustang.

Reborn Rangie is 'perfect' video

The restored 1978 three-door Range Rover Classic.

A 39-year-old Range Rover is like new after a ground up restoration by its makers.

Too many beers spark camper's restoration video

Scotty and Vicky Newport with their 1971 Bedford Roma Dopmobile (Vauxhall Viva) that has three berths in it, at the ...

A little 46-year-old Bedford camper found languishing in a Nelson barn has been restored to its former glory.

Sci-fi car started life as a Porsche video

The ETV began life as a Porsche Boxster.

US custom car designer creates vehicles that are out of this world, by giving normal road models an extra-terrestrial feel.

Classic cars, fond memories

Bluebird reminded Amelia Gale, right, of Betsy – a Morris Minor she owned 40 years ago.

Amelia Gale went to the country's biggest car event - and was transported back 40 years.

The great big vintage car parts shed video

Des Fowler: Spare parts shed boss was a club member even before it moved out to McLeans Island in 1970s.

If you want an old tyre from 1908 or headlamps for a 1937 Vauxhall, there is a chance you could find it in the spare parts shed of the Canterbury Vintage Car Club.

An unusual looking Ferrari

The one-of-a-kind 1950 Ferrari 166 MM/212 Export "Uovo".

You could be forgiven for not recognising this sports car as a classic Ferrari.

Giving Yugo a fair go video

Sam Pickering has worked on his car for about two and a half years.

Kiwi teen restoring much-ridiculed Eastern European classic car before getting a driving licence.

Show, tell, tyre shredding at Leadfoot

Scottish rally star Alister McRae was fastest up the driveway this year, in this 633kW Subaru.

Leadfoot got more show to accompany the sheer go this year.

Rare and rusting in Auckland video

Swanson's Errol McAlpine with his 1931 Ford Model A400, 'complete in every detail – rust and all'.

Aucklander's Model A Ford remains unrestored 12 years after being rescued from a basement in the USA.

Classics become modern marvels video

One of Jonathan Ward's modernised classics.

Jonathan Ward's car restoration business is not for those who love original classic cars.

Insane holographic Lamborghini video

Lamborghini Aventador covered in LED lights and holographic vinyl wrap resembles a disco ball on wheels.

When the sun goes down this crazy customised Lamborghini shines.

Racing to the death

New Zealander, Ken Smith, may be 75 years old but he still managed to lead a race around Taupo's Bruce McLaren ...

He is 75 years old, stands just 158cm tall and drives a car capable of 280kmh around a race track.

Cartoon junkie recreates star cars video

Jerry Patrick's replica Mach 5 from Speed Racer.

Jerry Patrick takes pride in constructing the most iconic cars that everyone can relate to.

Piri's classic car for sale

Former All Black Piri Weepu tweeted that he was selling his beloved 1967 Ford Galaxie, which he calls Talula, "with a ...

Fancy nabbing a former All Black's ride for yourself? It's up for grabs online.

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