Mini hits 55 and the future is as bright as ever
Mini hits 55 and the future is as bright as ever

When the first Mini, made in Birmingham, went on the market on August 18, 1959, none of the people involved at the time…

Trax aims to widen crossover appeal
Trax aims to widen crossover appeal

Holden New Zealand is launching a top-spec version of the Trax compact SUV that it hopes will make a dent in our most popular…

 Legendary racer Steve Millen and his Nissan 300ZX take to the track
video Legendary racer Steve Millen and his Nissan 300ZX take to the track

For Kiwi race car driver Steve Millen, anniversary gifts don’t get any sweeter than this. To mark the 20th anniversary of…

Small IndyCar teams have big plans
Small IndyCar teams have big plans

Two of the IndyCar series' smaller teams are planning to merge next year. Ed Carpenter Racing and Sarah Fisher Hartman…

Motoring

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Dash Camera: Biker lands on roof

With over three million views in three days this Russian dash camera has astounded the world with the…

video Redline Episode 3 - Hill Climb

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Super-rare Ferrari GTO sells for record $44.7m

A Ferrari has become the most expensive car sold publicly, fetching US$38 million ($44.7 million). The 1962 Ferrari 250…

FPV goes out with a bang

As we watch the Falcon tail-lights disappearing into the distance, it's hard not to feel a bit nostalgic. The big V8 Fords…

Falcon bows out with nod to past
Falcon bows out with nod to past

The final Ford Falcon will be known as model FG X, paying homage to the long-running Fairmont and Ghia…

video Winterbottom aims to hit back at Sydney

Ford star Mark Winterbottom will be out to regain the championship points lead when the V8 Supercars race in Sydney this…

Kiwi motorsport roundup: How they fared

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Gibbs hires Carl Edwards and Daniel Suarez

Carl Edwards scrolled across a stage at Joe Gibbs Racing and jokingly yelled, 'Surprise!' There was no surprise whatsoever…

New Audi TT cuts emissions and ups power

Performance and efficiency. That's the impressive new Audi TT in a nutshell according to Audi. Compared with its predecessor…

Toro Rosso signs Dutch teenager as new F1 driver
Toro Rosso signs Dutch teenager as new F1 driver

Max Verstappen is set to become the youngest ever driver in Formula One after Toro Rosso announced that…

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Road Safety

Unrestrained children are projectiles, police warn
Unrestrained children are projectiles, police warn

Children are projectiles when they are not properly restrained, police warned, after a mother pleaded…

Push for cars that see danger

Obama's administration is taking a first step towards requiring future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology…

Truck driver hospitalised after chemical leak

A truck driver was hospitalised after chemicals leaked from his truck near Taupo overnight, the fire service says.

Drivers take selfies behind the wheel

A survey has found that one in four young people in Europe have taken a "selfie" while driving.

Police slam 'idiotic' video
Police slam 'idiotic' video

A man filmed car-surfing during a taxi ride over the Auckland Harbour Bridge has been slammed as "idiotic…

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Car Buyers' Guide

How to avoid a lemon
How to avoid a lemon

Sam is looking for a vehicle with a reduced risk of…

Car Buyers' Guide: Downsizing to a smaller car
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How to buy a sporty hatch

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

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Motorsport

V8 Supercars
16-year-old signs F1 contract
16-year-old signs F1 contract

Max Verstappen is set to become the youngest ever…

Pole-sitter Power wins at Milwaukee Mile
Pole-sitter Power wins at Milwaukee Mile

Pole-sitter Will Power fended off Juan Pablo Montoya…

Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001
Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001

It had been 13 years since Jeff Gordon's last victory…

Marquez finally beaten, Pedrosa wins Czech MotoGP
Marquez finally beaten, Pedrosa wins Czech MotoGP

Dani Pedrosa won the Czech Grand Prix on Sunday to…

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Formula One

F1: Mercedes leaves drivers free to race
F1: Mercedes leaves drivers free to race

Rethink follows Hamilton's refusal to let teammate…

Schumacher leak suspect found dead
Schumacher leak suspect found dead

A man arrested this week suspected of involvement…

Bernie's 'Houdini' stuns F1
Bernie's 'Houdini' stuns F1

Bernie Ecclestone insists he will return to work at…

Suspect in Schumacher records probe found dead
Suspect in Schumacher records probe found dead

An air ambulance employee who was arrested in connection…

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Motoring photos and video

2014 Ford Performance Vehicles GTF
photos 2014 Ford Performance Vehicles GTF

Driven Editor Matt Greenop is in the drivers seat…

Skoda Yeti City
photos Skoda Yeti City

David Linklater tests the Skoda Yeti City for Driven…

1914 Ford Model T
photos 1914 Ford Model T

Jacqui Madelin goes for a ride in an iconic Ford Model…

BMW Active Tourer
photos BMW Active Tourer

Liz Dobson attends the launch of the new BMW Active…

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Hybrid and Electric Cars

Streamlined insanity
Streamlined insanity

Sometimes insanity is a great thing. Well, it certainly…

The Good Oil: Prius' complete Ring cycle
Smart car foresees your every wish
Smart car foresees your every wish

With semi-autonomous cars such as the Mercedes-Benz…

BMW and Samsung extend battery deal
BMW and Samsung extend battery deal

The BMW Group and Samsung SDI plan to expand their…

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Car Care

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Motor Vehicles

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