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Ferrari offers 15-year warranty

Ferrari now offers up to 15 years of warranty coverage on its models.

Paid a fortune to buy a Ferrari? Well here's some peace of mind.

Oil's death by electrification video

In Britain and France they will start to see charging outlets appearing rapidly as they have in Norway

OPINION: There's an earthquake in the energy world, and the ones shaking most are the oil barons.

Musk shows off car elevator video

Elon Musk is founder, CEO and lead designer at SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla.

It's the first sign of tech billionaire's ambitious plan to create underground tunnels to ease traffic flow.

The beach driver crack-down

"Four-wheel-drivers are doing donuts, going up into sand dunes they're not allowed in and driving in an unsafe manner, ...

Auckland police will install hidden cameras on a popular west coast beach.

Ducati celebrates racing legacy

Rear view of the 1299 Panigale Final Edition.

1299 Panigale R Final Edition shares with the SL Ducati's most powerful, road-legal, twin-cylinder engine.

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Premium fuel price called into question

2032016 News Photo: Marion van Dijk/Fairfax NZ

Petrol price sign at BP2go Haven Road.

AA says petrol companies' failure to display premium fuel prices leads to price gouging.

Rail is the answer - Greens video

A new slip fell on the already-closed Manawatu Gorge road last weekend.

The Green Party proposes a twice-daily passenger train as a Manawatu Gorge alternative.

Crash causing delays on SH1

Traffic was banked up between Churton Park and Tawa on State Highway 1 north of Wellington after the crash.

Two people treated for injuries after highway crash north of Wellington.

Highway move to make Kaikoura safer

The proposed road realignment will come out opposite the Kaikoura Top 10 Holiday Park.

A deviation to State Highway 1 is planned to help manage safety and traffic at Kaikoura's busiest intersection.

Wilson's at it again

More people have been ticketed by Wilson Parking for parking in a free Wellington car park.

Parking giant caught out as more unhappy motorists come forward.

Caught on camera: Tesla keyed video

The driver gets out of his truck.

Someone's not a fan of the electric car revolution.

VW: Cooperation 'common' video

VW: "It is quite common for car manufacturers all over the world to engage in an exchange on technical issues in order ...

German car giant tries to head off criticism after reports of possible collusion with other auto makers.

'Pet projects' favoured over Hill Street

The Fix Hill Street Now Action Group get more than 9000 petitions signed.

The Hill St intersection has been thrown onto the same heap as Penlink, action group says.

Ford 'misled customers on faults'

The company faces legal action for refusing to give refunds or replacement vehicles on faulty cars.

Australian arm of auto giant faces legal action after claims it wrongly blamed drivers of faulty cars.

Tougher times for Detroit carmakers video

Ford reported second-quarter net income of US$2.04 billion.

Big changes afoot at both Ford and GM, despite better than expected second-quarter profits.

Engineers who hate driverless cars

Porsche has hinted that its Panamera would be the model to most likely feature autonomous driving features.

"I don't even like someone else driving my car, let alone a computer."

Gorge closure creates health concerns

Another slip fell on the already-closed Manawatu Gorge road at the weekend.

As the ambulances drive over the top of the cliff, patients have to wait longer.

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Premium fuel price called into question

2032016 News Photo: Marion van Dijk/Fairfax NZ

Petrol price sign at BP2go Haven Road.

AA says petrol companies' failure to display premium fuel prices leads to price gouging.

Ferrari offers 15-year warranty

Paid a fortune to buy a Ferrari? Well here's some peace of mind.

Elon Musk shows off car elevator video

Wilson's at it again

Trends in SUVs and Vans

Why Range Rover when you can Disco?

If it looks like a Range Rover, maybe it kind of is. Disco has stepped up in terms of on-road dynamics and luxury.

The Discovery might be a functional machine, but it's also a staggeringly smooth operator.

Equinox a more captivating Holden SUV video

Equinox is Holden's replacement for the Captiva. It was revealed earlier this year... so you can ditch the camo, guys.

Mexico makes a much better Holden SUV than Korea.

Wow factor now populist

This is the first example of the eagerly awaited Civic Type R in NZ. With a 2007 model hot on its tail!

Some of the most exciting enthusiast cars of 2017 as are based on ordinary hatchbacks and sedans.

Our top 10 vehicles list almost carless

Toyota's Hiace van sells big to tradies and the rental industry.

What is going on? Just one conventional car in the top 10 of vehicles sold in New Zealand so far in 2017.

lifestyle vehicles

Veil lifted on Range Rover Velar NZ prices, specification

LED headlights standard across the range.

Full details on NZ lineup of Range Rover's brand-new high-style SUV.

Why Range Rover when you can Disco?

If it looks like a Range Rover, maybe it kind of is. Disco has stepped up in terms of on-road dynamics and luxury.

The Discovery might be a functional machine, but it's also a staggeringly smooth operator.

Equinox a more captivating Holden SUV video

Equinox is Holden's replacement for the Captiva. It was revealed earlier this year... so you can ditch the camo, guys.

Mexico makes a much better Holden SUV than Korea.

Misunderstood SUV is good

Tailgate is electrically operated, and can be activated by swiping a foot under the rear bumper.

Do you know about the Ford Escape? Really?

road tests

Hot coupe is steer-by-wire

Q60 coupe is the newest model in the Infiniti lineup. Most hi-tech too, with a steer-by-wire system.

New coupe has computer-controlled steering, but still puts lots of power to the back wheels.

Golf still just ahead of the hatch pack

To ensure Golf maximises its time in the sun, VW has created a dress-up version called the R-Line.

New VW Golf doesn't exactly respect the R-brand. But it's a great small-car all the same.

Beautiful coupe now wows NZ video

The sensuous-looking Lexus LC500 coupe poses at Highland Park motorsport track at Cromwell.

Lexus launches one of the most radical vehicle designs yet seen in New Zealand.

New GTS the perfect 911 for a commute to the circuit

Porsche's GTS models bridge the gap between road and track. This is the $264,600 911 Carrera 2 version.

There's yet another new 911 model on sale. Confused? Us too. But we still love the road-to-racetrack GTS.

bikes

Another Munro sets land speed record video

Watch: Lee Munro - great-nephew of Burt Munro - screams across California desert on high-powered custom Indian Scout

Fifty years after Burt Munro set a land speed record, his great-nephew emulates him.

A master of all trades

Never mind the razor-cut form of the Superduke 1290 GT, experience the amazing way it functions.

This is arguably the most complete sport-touring motorcycle on the NZ market.

BMW brings quality to G 310 R

G 310 R is key to BMW Motorrad's plan to build more than 200,000 motorcycles per annum.

Learner bikes seldom offer as much status and quality as BMW's G 310 R.

Following in Burt's tyre tracks

Lee Munro with the 2017 Indian Scout he plans to ride at Bonneville.

History might be about to repeat itself as Lee Munro prepares to follow his great-uncle Burt to Bonneville.

shows

Sporty coupe reveal at Speedshow

The Lexus LC 500 coupe.

Lexus is all set to unveil its flagship luxury coupe to the New Zealand public.

Take a spin in a $43m classic video

The Ferrari 250 GTO owned by Pink Floyd drummer and car enthusiast Nick Mason.

Music and motoring combined to help celebrate 70 years of Ferrari at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Jaguar lays down Goodwood Law video

Jaguar XJR-12 D.

A nearly 30-year-old race car has posted the fastest run at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Watch: Mad Mike's drifting frenzy video

Mad Mike Whiddett rips it up at the 2017 Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Kiwi Mad Mike Whiddett has lit up the Goodwood Festival of Speed in his Mazda MX5.

customs & classics

The 'Trippy Tippy Hippy Van' video

The Trippy Tippy Hippy Van races on its side in the US.

On its side is the right way up for a wacky Volkswagen Kombi race car in the US.

Caravan thieves steal slice of history

The Brabham at the Hampton Downs race track in north Waikato.

Vintage car linked to Great Train Robbers was stored inside stolen caravan.

Beatle's famous Rolls-Royce going home video

John Lennon's Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Rolls-Royce Phantom V.

An exclusive Rolls-Royce exhibition is getting a little help from a colourful version once owned by John Lennon.

'New' 1957 Jaguar worth $1.76m

Essentially a D-Type racer for the road, XKSS is one of the world's rarest cars. But a little less rare now.

The rebooted XKSS is the first to be completed of a production run of just nine cars.

quizzes

Quiz: Super behinds

Motoring quiz

Can you recognise these beauties just by looking at their rears?

Quiz: Motoring on

How well have you been keeping up with all the latest motoring news?

Quiz: Know your tail-lights

Are you a shining light?

Motorsport

Kennard's fitting farewell of sorts

Hayden Paddon, left, and John Kennard celebrate after winning the 2016 Rally of Argentina.

Hayden Paddon and Hyundai Motorsport using this weekend's WRC Rally Finland to pay tribute to longtime co-driver.

McLaughlin relishes title push

Kiwi driver on remarkable streak of 12 straight front-row qualifying performances.

Dixon 'not giving anything up'

The 'Trippy Tippy Hippy Van' video

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Beach snaps for driver crack-down

Auckland police will install hidden cameras on a popular west coast beach.

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