Customs and Classics

Classic car replica turns heads video

Palestinian Munir Shindi, 36, drives a replica of a 1927 Mercedes Gazelle that he built from scratch, on a street in ...

Palestinian mechanic wowing them on the Gaza Strip with his home-built replica of a 1927 classic Mercedes-Benz.

Rare Porsche racer stored in attic

The Porsche 924 GTR racer that has come out of hiding in Japan to be auctioned in England.

This "ultimate" version of a 1981 Porsche 924 was built to race but never has.

Purple roadster stands out

Rick Murray with his Dodge powered Ford Roadster hotrod.

Rick Murray isn't just interested in hot rods - he's obsessed with them.

Old car makes money for charity video

"Myrtle", a 1963 Humber 90.

Classic British car makes nearly $1000 for every year of its existence in charity auction for Cancer Society.

Old car making charity money video

"Myrtle", a 1963 Humber 90.

Cancer Society volunteer donates restored classic car for fund-raising auction.

Hot rod love story spans decades video

The 1932 Ford Roadster hot rod, when owned by Barry Greer (in the front seat). The Roadster has been recreated by Napier ...

It took nearly half a century, but Geoff Mitford-Taylor finally got the hot rod he fell for in 1970.

From mower to motorcar

Barry Read of Inglewood makes cars and works of art out of ride-on lawnmowers and has just finished building this ...

"As long as I have a welder or a hammer in my hand I'm a happy man."

Bruce and Harry's epic adventure

Timaru's Bruce and Ben Washington compete in their 1929 Chrysler 75 Roadster in the 2013 Peking to Paris endurance car rally.

Father and son expect a healthy dose of Kiwi ingenuity will be required to get them more than 13,500km across Asia and Europe.

'Time warp' Beetle is sold

This 1974 Volkswagen Beetle has travelled just 90 kilometres since it was first sold.

A 42-year-old VW Beetle that has travelled just 90km has sold at auction at the upper end of its value estimation.

5000 cars bought to collect 450 video

Star attraction: the Gosford museum features a rare Onyx black Ford Falcon GTHO Phase 3.

This monster classic car museum is a little unusual in that everything inside is for sale.

How to get a cheap(er) Ford GT

An example of the Superformance MKI GT40.

A UK company believes it has the answer for those finding authentic Ford supercars beyond their reach.

Converted Ford is a rare treasure

The Zodiac has extra features setting it apart from a regular Zephyr - such as twin headlights.

​Andrew Jopson spied his latest car online and he didn't hesitate to buy it without seeing it in person.

Last call on 1974 war cars video

Antique cars rust under the fierce Cyprus sun beside vintage motorcycles and gutted lorries, stranded for four decades ...

Time is running out for about 400 rusting relics dumped on an airbase during a war 42 years ago.

Cars on Pohe on again gallery

Once parked on Pohe Island, the public had another chance to view the vehicles close up.

The Classic & Sports Car Club Northland joined with the Whangarei Rod & Custom Club to host the inaugural event on Pohe Island.

Mutant Marina an unlikely drift car video

Patxi Beasley's "Mutant Marina Myrtle", a drifting Morris Marina is now a hybrid of Ford and British Leyland.

An 18-year-old British car enthusiast has breathed a new drifting life into a tired old Morris Marina.

Japanese sports cars we want again

Subaru WRX STi 22B.

Like Godzilla emerging from the ocean here are some Japanese fun cars that should be resurrected.

'Time warp' Beetle in perfect nick

This 1974 Volkswagen Beetle has travelled just 90 kilometres since it was first sold.

This 42-year-old VW Beetle's only owner didn't like cars which could explain why it's only travelled 90 km.

Restored racer gets Monaco invite

John Carpenter and Iain Rowley congratulate each other on the restoration of South Africa's only F1 car, the Assegai.

Illustrious Historic Monaco Grand Prix start beckons for little known racing car.

Old car gift instead of red roses

Doreen Blair at the South Canterbury Aero Club open day recently with the 1934 Morris Minor that her husband David gave ...

Rosie is a stunning, almost original, 1934 Morris Minor given to Doreen Blair in lieu of 31 Valentines' Day gifts.

The most beautiful cars ever raced?

Ford GT40 was a spitefully sexy machine.

Racing cars don't have to be completely functional. Here are five that also have enduring aesthetic appeal.

A real Brock classic for sale

Peter Brock's personal HDT Commodore will be auctioned in Sydney at the end of May.

This HDT Group 3 SS could fetch up to NZ$110,000 at auction.

Real classic ute not a 'plastic car' gallery

Dave Kelly's 1968 Ford XT ute.

The post-vintage 1968 XT Ford Falcon ute is a "real car" for Timaru owner Dave Kelly.

Old garage contains eclectic collection gallery

This .1937 Austin car was covered with shells by a Mr Pratt in Bulls, and it took him 200 hours using 27,000 shells. ...

The workshop Jim and Ted live in is a NZ car enthusiast's paradise.

Old Aston has 30 years in barn

A 'barn find' 1968 Aston Martin DBS.

A 48-year-old Aston Martin with an engine that may not even go is tipped to sell for over NZ$100,000.

The ugliest racing cars

The Chaparral 2J was actually incredibly advanced and staggeringly fast.

Beauty doesn't necessarily mean speed, so nowhere has it been written that racing cars need to be pretty.

Monster McLaren price predicted gallery

McLaren Special Operations is selling this factory condition McLaren F1.

Deep pockets will be needed if you want this gem from McLaren.

Rare car's rebuild a jigsaw puzzle

Car aficionado Brian Rankine is working out the next step in the restoration of what is possibly the only 1902 Mathieu ...

 A 1902 Mathieu car being restored in Manawatu may be the only one left in the world.

Old Roller relives glorious past

Martinborough's John Kennedy in his Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost. Once he had fully restored it he drove it over the exact ...

Martinborough man's purchase of a 1913 Rolls-Royce sends him on an international detective hunt.

Rare shed-find running again

"Alice", a 1923 Vauxhall 23/60, in its pre-restoration state.

A project to get a 93-year-old car back on the road again has been all about "conservation" rather than "restoration".

Ferrari stolen in 1987 is found

This iconic Ferrrari 308, stolen in 1987, has been recovered by US Customs and Border Protection in 2016.

The numbers didn't add up so an alert US Customs officer was able stop a Ferrari stolen 28 years ago at the border.

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