Customs and Classics

Mini memories

The Mini Rover was a car classic - and even though production stopped in 2000, it remained a favourite.

After 41 years, the iconic Mini Rover ceased production in the UK. Even though BMW brought in a new model, the classic endures.

Happy 55th Ferrari 250 GTO!

STUNNING: The rare and extremely valuable Ferrari 250 GTO repaired and restored after a racetrack crash in 2012.

It's the epitome of class on the road and beloved by one of Pink Floyd. Now the Ferrari 250 GTO has hit 55.

Keeping it classic

Marlborough writer Steve Reid has published a new book about vintage trucks and other commercial vehicles, Vintage ...

They are a common sight across the country, peeking out from dilapidated sheds or rusting slowly in paddocks.

'Dream' Corvette a rare find

Jim Kevan's 1972 Corvette convertible has been stored for 45 years with just 914 miles on the clock.

When Jim Kevan bought his new Chevrolet Corvette he found he couldn't afford the insurance, so he stored it - for 45 years.

Man's field of vehicles must go

Ron Dauzet on the phone with a customer.

Ron Dauzet has about 160 vehicles on his land and now a US county court has ruled they have to go.

Hot Hobby

Preston Brunell has a life-long love of hot rods.

Nelson man Preston Brunell has got plenty of mileage from his lifelong love of custom cars.

Ralph Lauren's personal fantasyland video

Model Kendall Jenner presents a creation from the Ralph Lauren Spring/Summer 2018 collection in a show that was ...

Fashion icon Ralph Lauren unveiled his latest range alongside one of the most stunning car collections in the world.

Crashed Model T's world tour back on

Dirk and Ruth Regter on their world tour driving a 1915 Ford Model T.

A 102-year-old car's world tour is set to resume in New Zealand two years after a massive crash basically destroyed it in Europe.

Piles of fun from mini car

Jeseka Pile with her Riley Elf, one of a long line of Minis she has owned since getting her first one at 15.

Jeseka Pile's life has always been full of Minis and the good times that go with them.

Truck a 'work of Art'

It took four years to restore the highly modified 1953 Ford F100 truck.

Among the star line-up at the Kaikōura Hop is a World Truck Show winner.

Sparks fly at E-Type relaunch

The E-Type Zero drives and looks like an E-type and, despite its electric engine, is actually quicker than an original ...

"The world's most beautiful car" gets a planet-friendly makeover - and picks up speed in the process.

Hopping spectacular car fest

Miss Kaikoura Hop organiser Fonda Novis and Kaikoura Hop organiser Doug O'Callahan.

The popular Kaikoura Hop is still expected to draw in the crowds and cars.

Millennials do collect cars

Marty Lick of Lisle said growing up in the 1980s with the name Marty, like the Michael J. Fox character in the "Back to ...

Millennials are getting into car collecting, and they appear to be changing what vehicles are worth owning and preserving.

Revered Alfa tops big show

The stunning Alfa Romeo 6C 3000 CM (Competizione Maggiorata) Pininfarina Superflow IV with trophies won at the Salon ...

A 57-year-old one-off "space age" Alfa Romeo has driven away with top honours a prestigious car show in the UK.

Aussie cars on show video

Darcy Bowan of Temuka with his 1974 XB Falcon at "The All Oz Show" at Timaru's Caroline Bay.

It didn't matter if you were a Holden fan or a Ford fan- there was something for everyone at a show celebrating Australian cars.

Holden's biggest fan opens NZ museum video

Joy Fabish has dressed mannequins according the year the cars were built.

There's dozens of Holdens, a train track and an 18-hole Bathurst themed mini-golf course.

One-of-a-kind Ferrari found in a barn video

This 1969 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 "Daytona" is the only road-going version of the car built and has been found in a barn in Japan.

It's the only Ferrari of its kind and for 40 years it has sat untouched in a barn. Now it's headed to auction.

Priceless Rolls-Royce is beyond money video

The original Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost.

This gorgeous 1907 Silver Ghost is reputedly the most valuable Rolls-Royce in existence.

Scrap metal Ferrari replica video

Ferrari replica built out of junkyard parts.

What would Enzo Ferrari think of this?

'A pipe dream and a paper clip' video

Chris Chambers and Mel Lewis are back from a "dream trip" to attend the classic car run from London to Brighton in the UK.

A paperclip helped get a Timaru car through a famous British vintage car rally.

Restored one-off Jaguar revealed

Restored 1954 Jaguar XK120 SE by Pininfarina unveiled at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance.

The wraps are off what could be the rarest Jaguar ever.

Huge money for classic cars video

A 1995 McLaren F1 that sold for NZ$21.million at auction in the US.

Wads of cash have changed hands in a huge week of US vintage and classic car auctions.

Brit's $70m car collection video

Part of Rodger Dudding's massive car collection.

Car enthusiast amasses the biggest collection of classic cars in Britain.

Te Papa treasures its only car

Te Papa's Claire Regnault with the Peugeot Type 54 Bebe which was imported by Wellington pharmacist Ralph Milburn Green.

The Bebe has come a long way, both in mileage, and in history.

Concepts Mini should have made

Rocketman was a properly small new-Mini. But BMW decided it would be way too expensive to produce.

These Mini concepts could have totally changed the way we look at the iconic brand if they had actually been built.

Rarest Jaguar set for reveal

The restored 1954 Jaguar XK120 SE by Pininfarina is under wraps ahead of its Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance reveal on ...

Two years of "top secret" restoration work on a one-off 63-year-old Jaguar is close to a worldwide reveal.

Hummer limo is stretching it

Limo Club's David Oliver with one of the firm’s two Hummer limousines.

David Oliver has to keep an eye out for any tight spots when driving 9 metres of Hummer around Wellington.

Parents pimping toy cars video

This young guy seems pretty happy with Lamborghini Aventador styled toy car from Kidstance.

It seems you are never too young to have a tuned "supercar".

Legendary supercar turns 30 video

Ferrari F40.

Iconic supercar has no power steering, power brakes or electronic devices.

Camaro stays true to its roots video

The 2017 Camaro 50th Anniversary Special Edition features a Nightfall Gray exterior, orange stripe package and a black ...

As the 50th anniversary celebration winds down for the Camaro, it's right back where it started: playing second wheel to the Mustang.

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