Looking to buy second hand luxury
Looking to buy second hand luxury

Ron read Driven's review of the new Rolls-Royce Ghost II and then checked his bank balance and his Lotto numbers. Both came…

Reliant offers a rare bit of fun
Reliant offers a rare bit of fun

You need a sense of humour to drive this Reliant Regal Supervan, especially given its owner's robust funny bone. Peter Drummond…

Driven weekly Quiz
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Test your motoring knowledge with the weekly Driven Magazine quiz.

Controversy and Coulthard reign supreme at Clipsal 500
Controversy and Coulthard reign supreme at Clipsal 500

Kiwi Fabian Coulthard has ended the opening day of the 2015 V8 Supercar championship leading the points standings, following…

Motoring

BMW backs Goldie
BMW backs Goldie

It's timely that BMW New Zealand has announced its new brand ambassador - Sky Sports presenter and former…

Alexander closes in on Toyota 86 Championship title

He's closing in on the title, but Bombay's Tom Alexander still has plenty to do to win the 2014-2015 Toyota Finance 86 Championship…

Are your brake lights working?

A mate phoned me the other day and asked if I had noticed the increase in the number of vehicles on the road with one…

Vauxhall Corsa defies gravity

For the past week motorists in the Southbank Centre carpark beside the London Eye have been greeted with the unusual sight…

Heimgartner joins the Kiwi V8 charge
Heimgartner joins the Kiwi V8 charge

The talking point for fans of V8 Supercars is the return of former two-time series winner Marcos Ambrose…

Motorsport: Next stop... top place for Kiwi V8 Supercar drivers

New Zealand drivers Fabian Coultard, Andre Heimgartner, Scott McLaughlin and Shane van Gisbergen are taking on the Australian…

Meet the all-new Mitsi hybrid RX-PHEV

Mitsubishi's Concept XR-PHEV II will make its global debut at the Geneva motor show next week. The Concept XR-PHEV II…

Liz Dobson: Tourist car crashes everyone's business

Fatalities caused by tourist drivers on our roads have again been highlighted this week with the death of a 5-year-old…

Apple car's battery key to its success

When news leaked that Apple could produce an electric car as early as 2020, lots of people had visions of driving a sleek…

Clever, but 1-litre Mondeo shows size matters
Clever, but 1-litre Mondeo shows size matters

Perhaps the most salient fact about Ford's new Mondeo isn't about the new Mondeo at all. It's about…

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Road Safety

Real issue beneath our wheels
Real issue beneath our wheels

The road zigs left, then right, like a river winding around the mountain. There's only a ruler length…

Man critically hurt in latest tourist crash

A Japanese tourist was critically injured when his rental car and a truck collided near Christchurch today.

Girl killed by foreign driver remembered

Ruby Jay Marris, the five year-old killed in a crash involving a foreign driver in Otago, has been remembered as “cherished…

Father: Warn tourists of 'quirky' NZ roads

The father of a girl killed in a crash caused by a Dutch businessman says safety messages are not getting through to tourist…

Crash victim: 'I want to save another life'
Crash victim: 'I want to save another life'

A British tourist hopes his near-death experience at the hands of a foreign driver prevents a repeat…

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Car Buyers' Guide

What to buy for a first car
What to buy for a first car

Toni is 19, has just entered the work force, is independent…

What's the best people mover?
What's the best people mover?

Kane and Sofia have four children aged between 5…

Small cars, big on safety
Small cars, big on safety

Marion is looking to update her car but wants to keep…

‘M’ brands dominate car of the year awards
‘M’ brands dominate car of the year awards

If new passenger car registrations alone are the judge…

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Motorsport

V8 Supercars
Motorsport: Puncture stalls Whincup
Motorsport: Puncture stalls Whincup

Jamie Whincup's bid to dominate the V8 Supercars championship…

Title winners return for big Springs event
Title winners return for big Springs event

Brad Mosen and Jamie Duff will parade new 1NZ race…

Alexander on form for Toyota 86 championship decider
Alexander on form for Toyota 86 championship decider

Tom Alexander of Bombay is positioning himself to…

Alonso out of hospital while FIA opens crash investigation
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Motoring photos and video

Citroen Cactus
photos Citroen Cactus

Driven Magazine Editor, Liz Dobson, tests the new…

Carrera Cupready for Clipsal 500 V8s opener
video Carrera Cupready for Clipsal 500 V8s opener

The racing on the streets of Adelaide this weekend…

Raw: Elderly Driver Hits 9 Vehicles
video Raw: Elderly Driver Hits 9 Vehicles

Police say the elderly driver who struck nine vehicles…

2015 Jeep Renegade
photos 2015 Jeep Renegade

Damien O'Carroll tests Jeep's baby SUV, the Renegade…

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Hybrid and Electric Cars

Japanese spark up electric cars
Japanese spark up electric cars

Green-car sceptics take note: Japan now has more electric…

Leaf owners use solar for free ride
Opinion: NZ ripe for electric vehicle conversion
Opinion: NZ ripe for electric vehicle conversion

Is electricity the new oil? Only the most optimistic…

Look, no hands - Audi top model set to lead campaign
Look, no hands - Audi top model set to lead campaign

Audi has confirmed that its first car with driverless…

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Car Care

Oil changes and other engine essentials Oil changes and other engine essentials

Although they all do a similar job, lubricate and…

Should you still be rotating your car tyres? Should you still be rotating your car tyres?

Tyre rotation used to be an art form when rear-wheel--drive…

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