How fast are you going?
How fast are you going?

When speeding tickets are issued, drivers often go into instant denial and are adamant they were not travelling over the…

Matt Greenop: You can always get what you want
Matt Greenop: You can always get what you want

Modifying cars is an art form - at least it is to those of us who appreciate the beauty of cars. That beauty could be in…

Taking their Q from the ultra-rich
Taking their Q from the ultra-rich

Driven Editor Matt Greenop caught up with the design team at Aston Martin and talked about Aston Martin Q - the branch behind…

Slingshot by name and by nature
Slingshot by name and by nature

Is it a car? Is it a motorcycle? Or is it a tricycle? We're not 100 per cent sure, but we can definitely say it's made by…

Motoring

Coulthard gears up for V8s in Queensland
Coulthard gears up for V8s in Queensland

After a short break, the V8 Supercars championship is back in action for the Ipswich 400 in Queensland…

photos Audi A3 Cabriolet

Audi is hoping to stimulate sales by launching the new A3 Cabriolet in the middle of winter.

Big changes for new Navara

The new Nissan Navara may be based on a largely carried-over chassis, but the changes are significant. The most obvious…

Jaguar buys up world's biggest collection of British cars
Jaguar buys up world's biggest collection of British cars

Jaguar Land Rover has announced that it has purchased the largest privately owned collection of British…

Driven's tips for getting to the slopes in one piece

Snow can be beautiful but is a natural enemy of the car. It's dangerous enough at the best of times and those who rarely…

Tesla decision on battery factory months away

Electric car maker Tesla Motors said it is preparing a site near Reno, Nevada, as a possible location for its new battery…

Toyota 86 gets handling upgrade

Toyota has dialled up the fun and razor-sharp handling of its much-lauded 86 sports car by introducing subtle refinements…

Fiat Chrysler recalling Fiat 500L for dodgy knee air bags

Chrysler is recalling just under 30,000 Fiat 500L small cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a problem with air bags that…

Porsche buys former F1 track
Porsche buys former F1 track

Petrolheads around the world can breathe a sigh of relief: South Africa's Kyalami race track has been…

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Road Safety

Two charged over car surfing video stunt
Two charged over car surfing video stunt

Bay of Plenty Police say two men have been charged in connection with video footage of a man "car surfing"…

Car surfing stunt 'stupid'

Video footage of what appears to be a man "car surfing" off the back of a moving car is being slammed by road safety authorities…

Lack of child safety astonishes police

Plunket and police were disappointed to find 22 children aged under 5 not properly restrained in vehicles during a police…

Ask Phoebe: Bike lanes will need some car spaces moved

I have just been informed that the council is going to put cycle lanes on both sides of Roscommon Rd and Browns Rd in Manurewa…

One way system lets fed up parents give kids a blast
One way system lets fed up parents give kids a blast

Toyota wants to help you scream at your unruly kids. The latest version of the company's Sienna minivan…

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Car Buyers' Guide

Looking for a 5 door sports hatch?
Looking for a 5 door sports hatch?

John is looking for a five-door European sports hatch…

Beware the hype when buying the latest and greatest
Beware the hype when buying the latest and greatest

The new-vehicle industry is no different from many…

Time to replace measure twice, buy once
Time to replace measure twice, buy once

If your vehicle is up for replacement, remember that…

Nice, but do you really need it?
Nice, but do you really need it?

After completing my Saturday morning cycle ride with…

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Motorsport

V8 Supercars
Motorsport: Paddon steady in foul conditions
Motorsport: Paddon steady in foul conditions

World Rally Championship pair Hayden Paddon and co-driver…

MotoX: Lady luck rides close to Kiwi pair
MotoX: Lady luck rides close to Kiwi pair

It was a frustrating case of "what ifs" for the Kiwi…

Mostert aims to repeat at Queensland Raceway
video Mostert aims to repeat at Queensland Raceway

The V8 Supercars head to Queensland Raceway outside…

Motorsport: Local know-how a plus
Motorsport: Local know-how a plus

Hayden Paddon and co-driver John Kennard have arrived…

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Motoring photos and video

Jaguar NZ F-Type Coupe
video Jaguar NZ F-Type Coupe

Jaguar New Zealand put the spotlight on the new F-Type…

V8 Supercars Coates Hire 400 preview
video V8 Supercars Coates Hire 400 preview

V8 Supercar driver Nick Percat previews this weekends…

Indian Roadmaster
photos Indian Roadmaster

The new Indian Roadmaster is set to return later this…

Victory Magnum
photos Victory Magnum

Victory have announced the new Magnum Bagger will…

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Car Care

Don't ignore warning lights on your dash Don't ignore warning lights on your dash

Each of your warning lamps has an important purpose…

How to avoid paying too much on gas How to avoid paying too much on gas

Ways to stretch the family fuel budget With fuel prices…

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Motor Vehicles

Banned in NZ, but ok in France Banned in NZ, but ok in France

A New Zealand manufacturer who adapts cars for wheelchair…

Police chase boy for 50km Police chase boy for 50km

A 15-year-old boy led police on a 50km chase through…

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