Ford's upcoming Mustang features an industry-first performance feature: burnout mode.
Fairfax motoring reporter Rob Maetzig takes the new Kia for a drag at Meremere.
Dash cam footage captures the moment a cement truck rolls on its side and slams head-on into the vehicle filming the incident.
Motoring reporter Rob Maetzig takes an Italian beast, the Maserati Quattroporte S, for a feed of tarmac.
Dramatic video footage shows an SUV being hit by a passenger train after the driver went around barrier arms at a crossing.
General Motors boss Mary Barra had few answers when she appeared in front of a US Congressional committee investigating GM's recalls.
The moment a Lamborghini Aventador crashes into several cars has been captured on video.
Motorcyclist survives a 12m plunge after making a split second decision to crash over a cliff to avoid a head-on collision with a car.
Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson is in trouble again after allegedly using the word "slope" in a derogatory manner.
New Zealand Post's new electric weapons in the war on falling post numbers.
Woman survives high speed US motorway off-ramp crash after hitting five other vehicles and narrowly missing petrol station.
Fairfax Media's Rob Maetzig takes the new Subaru WRX for a blast up New Zealand's ultimate driveway.
A cyclist knocked off his bicycle by a passing truck lands on a mattress which had come off the back of the vehicle at exactly the right time.
Toyota has agreed to a record $1.2 billion settlement with the US Justice Department over criminal charges tied to the Japanese automaker's historic recall back in 2009.
Daredevil Guerlain Chicherit's world record attempt for the longest jump with a car ends badly.
In a move to reduce smog in Paris, certain cars and trucks have been banned from the city with fines handed out to those who flout the rule.
Just what would it take for motorists to start noticing bikers and cyclists?
Kapiti drag racer Stu Lawton has walked away from a horror crash virtually unharmed.
Japanese carmaker creates sensational viral video inspired by Ken Block's Gymkhana series.
Rob Maetzig tests the new BMW M235i.
Hot Honda Civic hatch that targets turbocharged rivals is unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show.
Maserati unveils its answer to the Jaguar F-Type in Geneva.
Check out the Ford Mustang hero car and other supercars in a behind the scenes look at Need For Speed.
Hennessey Venom GT becomes the world's fastest car after a blistering test run on Nasa's landing strip.
Bugattis of a bygone era, some worth several million dollars, are cruising NZ roads as part of an international rally.
State Insurance research reveals the dangers of having unrestrained dogs in a vehicle crashing at 20kmh.
Closed circuit cameras capture the dramatic moment a sinkhole swallows a number of vintage vehicles from the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky.
Video shows the moment a sink hole swallowed rare Corvettes.
The Basin Reserve flyover shows how motorists will travel around the cricket pitch in this simulation video.
London company offering fully functioning, petrol-engined classic cars for children of 10 years and over.
Automakers have pulled out all the stops to impress during this year's Superbowl game.
A restored Sunbeam car that set three world land speed records has been started up for the first time in 50 years.
NZ police have released CCTV footage of what can go wrong on the road.
Europe's luxury car makers like Mercedes and BMW are scoring high on innovation, design and fuel efficiency as they look to grab larger global market share.
An elephant flips a Volkswagen car in the Kruger National Park in South Africa.
American auto companies are choosing brawn over brains at the Detroit Auto Show.
Raw footage of the most track-capable Corvette - the Z06 - in Chevrolet's history.
Raw footage from Detroit Auto Show as head of Mercedes-Benz, Dieter Zetsche, along with pop star Kelly Rowland unveil the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan.
Eye-catching facelift for next-generation New York taxis that are set to be used in London.
BMW Connected Drive prototype offer hands-free driving at the limits.
New Zealand Transport Agency's latest road safety advertisement delivers a grim message.
Watch and listen as Lamborghini's new Huracan supercar does donuts outside the company's factory.
A wedding kiss to remember as couple are circled by a drifting BMW.
Chuck Norris has taken Van Damme's 'epic split' to the next level - going one better.
Just 22 vehicles earned the US insurance industry's highest safety award for 2014, which rated vehicles on tougher new standards including crash prevention technology.
Jaguar shows its claws in poking fun at Mercedes-Benz in a car ad that has no cars.
Move over solar cars - a pair of tech-wizards have created an air-powered car made entirely of Lego
A woman in a bikini wields a screwdriver during a road rage incident.
A look back at the best and worst from Holden.
General Motors has named its first female CEO, putting product executive and industry veteran Mary Barra at the head of the automaker.
Kaveh Kamooneh charged his electric powered Nissan Leaf in public only to be arrested days later.
Raw footage of Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, trying out the latest motorcycle models at a Birmingham show.
Military-grade quad bike comes with "Terrain Armour non-pneumatic tyres" which are said to withstand a hit from a 50-calibre round of ammo.
Toyota looking at alternative ways to transport people in congested cities.
The 50 year evolution of the iconic Ford Mustang crammed into 100 seconds.
The 4kmh speed threshold is in for December-January and the Counties-Manukau Highway Patrol Unit have been kept busy with several speeding motorists.
Man in US reveals he is selling one of his testicles to buy a Nissan car
A driver in Britain smashes into three parked cars in reversing from a parking spot.
The top reveals and whacky concepts from Japan's biggest auto show.
Police Minister Anne Tolley checks out one of the 28 new orange patrol cars unveiled as part of a plan to make the vehicles more visible on NZ highways.
Brian Gillespie hit speeds above 300kmh before his Honda hybrid wiped out. But he survived the crash.
Porsche racing driver Marc Lieb talks about his amazing Nurburgring lap in the new hybrid supercar.
Flagship performance version of Nissan's GT-R supercar caught during high-speed testing at Nurburgring.
Action star Jean-Claude Van Damme performs one of his world-famous splits between two Volvo trucks being driven in reverse.
The fastest Australian on Earth plans to become the first person to reach 1000mph and may use a remote Queensland dry lakebed as the venue.
Terrifying scenes on Kwinana Freeway in Perth as a man began throwing himself at moving cars during peak hour.
We list our top five Gymkhana scenes to commemorate the upcoming sixth edition.
Nurse skydives into back of moving car.
Craig Baird sets the lap record at Cromwell's Highlands Motorsport Park driving a McLaren MP4-12C.
A video mocking Saudi Arabia's ban on female driving, using an adaptation of Bob Marley's famous song, ''no woman, no cry'' has gone viral.
New helmet features heads-up display to make riding safer and navigating simpler.
Tiny toy robot racers use artificial intelligence to learn their surroundings.
A woman in the US fleeing police survives being hit by two trains.
A NZ cameraman was on the spot when strong gusts forced a bus off the road and through a fence near Featherston last night.
Motorist produces top contender for ''worst ever parking place exit".
Is this the best Mazda ever made? After driving the new diesel-powered Mazda6 Limited wagon, Fairfax Media motoring writer Rob Maetzig thinks it might just be.
Irv Gordon clocked up a historic three million miles around Alaska in his Volvo P1800.
Ad agency comes up with a clever way to advertise bus travel: Make it seem just as cool as travelling by car.
Will Ferrell has lent his Anchorman 2 character Ron Burgundy to car manufacturer Dodge to introduce their Durango SUV.
The world's fastest four-cylinder sedan against Holden's HSV GTS.
Monster truck careens into a crowd of spectators at a show in Mexico, killing at least eight people and injuring dozens more.
The Southland Times takes Venture Southland's new electric car for a test drive.
How long does it take Porsche's fastest road car to reach the legal limit?
Raw footage of a road scraper being taken on a joyride through Canberra.
A Lamborghini Aventador is ripped in half in a crash in Brooklyn, New York.
Nissan's Nismo Leaf RC concept delivers genuine race car thrills, but time limitations apply.
Inside Italy's new hybrid-powered hyper hero.
Disgruntled customer takes to his $194,000 sports car with an axe and a sledgehammer.
A New Zealand drug driving ad is going viral.
The most significant new cars at the world’s largest motor show.
Nissan is poised to be the first manufacturer to give drivers a wearable link to their car.
More than 100 vehicles were involved in a pile-up during misty conditions in the UK county of Kent.
The Armadillo-T car is not roadworthy as it's unsafe in crashes, but it sure is easy to park as it folds up with a click on a smartphone.
Hyundai's promo-video of their re-entry into WRC in 2014 with the i20 WRC.
A dashcam has again captured incredible footage, this time a boulder falling down a cliff and narrowly missing a car.
Raw footage as tens of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts roar into Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to celebrate the 110th anniversary of Harley-Davidson.