Camaro lowers its best

At 7:16.04, the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE is the fastest Camaro to ever lap the Nurburgring Nordschleife.

Chevrolet's ZL1 1LE has slashed 13 seconds off the best time for a Camaro around Germany's famed Nurburging circuit.

Is learning to drive a manual pointless?

It can seem daunting, but learning to drive manual gives you essential skills that you can take to your automatic.

OPINION: If you're never going to own a manual car, why learn to drive one? There are compelling reasons.

Delays ease on SH2

Traffic is heavy northbound on SH2 out of Wellington.

Traffic flow has returned to normal around Upper Hutt after two earlier crashes.

Tunnel to temporarily close

Awakino Tunnel on SH3 will be closed on Sunday night for repair work.

Travel plans may be disrupted for road works in and around Awakino tunnel.

Ferrari V8 still the best

The Ferrari V8 which has been named International Engine of the Year.

All-conquering 3.9-litre twin-turbo V8 successfully retains coveted award.

Bloodhound SSC to begin speed tests video

LONDON, ENGLAND - JUNE 24:  The Bloodhound Super Sonic Car is displayed at Downing Street on June 24, 2013 in London, ...

A date has been set for the supersonic Bloodhound to undertake its first public speed tests.

Koreans top new car quality survey

Kia has proved its new vehicle quality survey victory in 2016 was no fluke.

Kia has claimed the top spot in a US survey of new vehicle quality for the second straight year.

Honda teases new Accord

Honda has teased its upcoming 10th generation Accord sedan via a design sketch.

Japanese brand prepares to reveal all-new family sedan.

Monster McLaren gathering

Bruce McLaren racing a McLaren-Ford M7A in 1968.

A British tribute to Kiwi motor-racing icon Bruce McLaren is set to feature the largest ever gathering of the marque's road cars.

More Civic Type R variants coming video

Honda Civic Type R during its record run on Nurburgring.

Hot Honda not in NZ yet and already Japanese brand wants to capitalise on the returning hatch's potential success.

Pedestrian killed in Wellington

Police have closed Pouto Road south of Dargaville after a fatal crash.

The Serious Crash Unit is investigating the death of a 79-year-old.

Kiwi prices, spec for Spanish Seat SUV

Seat Ateca SUV is based on same platform as VW Tiguan; it's shorter and sportier, though.

New but strangely familiar SUV will be launched in NZ in September.

Death on scenic road predicted

A section of the Marlborough Sounds road.

It was an accident waiting to happen, and an accident Marlborough's council had been warned about.

Hit and run

Police say the driver fled the scene after the crash.

Police are speaking to a person of interest after a car fled the scene where a woman was seriously injured.

Delays ease after crash

Traffic is congested for motorists leaving Wellington City on SH1.

Northbound lane of SH1 near Johnsonville was closed briefly by crash.

Hamilton's traffic 'choke points'

Hamilton City Council can't put off improving some of the city's worst areas for traffic, councillor Dave Macpherson ...

Congestion needs urgent attention, councillor says.

Fast car comes home

Ernie Caske, 94, has been reunited with the Speedway Midget Car he built in 1946 - 71 years ago.

A 94-year-old Manawatu man has been reunited with the speedy car he built in 1946.  

Lambo shines at Transformers premiere gallery video

IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR AUTOMOBILI LAMBORGHINI -  View of a Lamborghini Centenario coupe before the premiere of the film ...

Italian supercar maker Lamborghini muscles in for a share of the spotlight with the human stars at the London premiere of Transformers: The Last Knight.

Time to deal with drug-driving

In the UK, drug testing can take place at a police station without the need for a doctor. New Zealand is some way behind ...

OPINION: The battle against drink-driving is steadily being conquered, but we still need to get drug-addled deadbeats off the road.

Repairs already on expressway

Repair work has been confirmed to fix "pavement issues" between Waikanae and Paraparaumu.

NZTA confirms work to fix "pavement issues" on new $630m highway.

From karts to Le Mans champs video

Kiwis Brendon Hartley, left, and Earl Bamber, and German team-mate Timo Bernhard celebrate winning Le Mans 24 Hour Race.

"Never give up" attitude prevails for Kiwi childhood friends Earl Bamber and Brendon Hartley.

Hartley, Bamber win Le Mans video

Earl Bamber, Brendon Hartley and Timo Bernhard of the Porsche LMP Team celebrate winning the 24 Hours Le Mans race.

Kiwi pair along with German team-mate race to victory at the 24 Hours Le Mans.

Takata said to be planning bankruptcy

Japanese air bag manufacturer Takata Corp is behind the biggest safety recall in automotive history.

Takata Corp plans to file for bankruptcy as soon as next week, paving the way for a sale of the 84-year-old Japanese air-bag maker behind the biggest safety recall in automotive history.

Creating a courteous car horn

A conventional car horn was too one dimensional for the Nasa engineer who shows how to DIY a nicer-sounding honk in his ...

A conventional car horn was too one-dimensional for the Nasa engineer who shows how to DIY a nicer-sounding honk.

Aston Martin says goodbye to Vantage

V12 (left) and V8 (right) versions of the Aston Martin Vantage AMR should prove quite collectible.

Aston Martin will farewell to its long-serving sports car with two models inspired by racing success at Le Mans.

Jaguar XF Sportbrake revealed

The long-awaited Jaguar XF Sportbrake is an antidote to the SUV craze.

It is the long-awaited new station wagon from the British-based manufacturer.

Who needs roads when there's a flying car?

The flying car is named Pegasus after the winged horse in Greek mythology.

A French pilot crosses the English Channel in a flying car that looks part dune buggy, part paraglider.

Forza 7: Hands-on preview

The newest Forza game allows for up to 24 racers to compete online simultaneously on the same server across Xbox and PC.

It's the best-looking console racing game ever made, but how does it play? Stuff takes it for a test drive at E3.

McLaren's new 570S Spider video

McLaren says the 570S is "a convertible without compromise".

There's a new convertible option for McLaren's baby supercar.

Sinkhole swallows a car

A sinkhole opened up in a restaurant carpark in Florida. An elderly couple managed to get out of the vehicle just before ...

In Florida it appears there is a new driving hazard. A sinkhole has swallowed a car in a restaurant parking lot.

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