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Driven Classic: 1972 Mitsubishi Colt
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Jacqui Madelin checks out a beautiful Japanese classic, the 1973 Mitsubishi Colt owned by Michael Burgess. Photos / Jacqui…

Hyundai goes luxury with Genesis
Hyundai goes luxury with Genesis

Hyundai New Zealand is hoping that Kiwi buyers will be bowled over by its all-new luxury large sedan, the Genesis, when…

Giant Stig heads for Warsaw gig
Giant Stig heads for Warsaw gig

While Top Gear already has the biggest ego in the world in the form of Jeremy Clarkson, it seems it now also has the biggest…

Motoring

photos 2015 Hyundai Genesis
2015 Hyundai Genesis

Hyundai have launched their entry into the luxury car market, the Hyundai Genesis. Photos / Ted Baghurst…

Rebooting works in cars too

I had a call recently from a mate who was stranded on the side of the road in his ute, as his vehicle refused to go any…

All Black tackles V8 event plan

Motorsport New Zealand has appointed an independent promotion and event management company (10Seventy) headed by former…

Liz Dobson: Advances in safety will be lifesavers

One is large and expensive, the other is small and cheap but they both have something in common - two of the safest new…

Ford's pedestrian detection comes to New Zealand
Ford's pedestrian detection comes to New Zealand

Arriving in April 2015, the all-new Mondeo Trend and Titanium models will feature Ford's Pre-Collision…

Thrifty BMW 320d a real joy to drive

The upfront cost of the BMW 320d may be relatively high but once on the road the car is proving to be exceptionally economical…

Jaden Hassan fights to be superbike leader

Last year's champion is still in the No1 position in the national superbike class rankings but could well be toppled. The…

Honda Jazz gets ANCAP 5-star rating

More accolades for the compact Honda Jazz following on from success in its category at the New Zealand Car of the Year awards…

Volkswagen Touareg set to impress NZ's boatie tribe

For many Kiwi boaties, the European vehicle of choice when it comes to towing is Volkswagen's mid-sized SUV, the Touareg. …

Racing simulator lands in NZ with hefty price tag
Racing simulator lands in NZ with hefty price tag

After shunting the concrete wall at Griffins Bend, the lap times soon started to drop. The throaty…

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Road Safety

640 stung in police blitz
640 stung in police blitz

More than 640 drivers were stung with fines during a 24-hour, 84-checkpoint police road safety blitz…

Cops fear drivers missing the message

Police are concerned drivers are getting complacent about using mobile phones after the number caught using them has doubled…

Zero tolerance fines net just $420

It's been labelled a revenue-gathering mission, but the police "zero tolerance" summer speed limit campaign contributed…

Staying on the straight and narrow

While national statistics suggest foreign drivers play only a small part in serious crashes, the picture differs markedly…

Liz Dobson: When one and one make zero... sense
Liz Dobson: When one and one make zero... sense

The Police Minister was confused about the speed enforcement message. I was confused about the zero-tolerance…

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Car Buyers' Guide

‘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…

Spending up big
Spending up big

Bigger picture still important with luxury cars Charlie…

Reliable cars under $5,000
Reliable cars under $5,000

June owns a very tired and well-travelled 1992 Daihatsu…

Rear seatbelt options an often forgotten safety issue
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Motorsport

V8 Supercars
Motorsport: Maini escapes pile-up for TRS win
Motorsport: Stroll way out in front of TRS field
Motorsport: Stroll way out in front of TRS field

Canadian Lance Stroll is living up to his name and…

Kiwi V8 Supercars team has backing and confidence
Kiwi V8 Supercars team has backing and confidence

The only New Zealand team in the V8 Supercars championship…

video Bargwanna takes on racing car simulator

Australian V8 Supercars driver Jason Bargwanna drives…

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Motoring photos and video

Jason Bargwanna drives the Simworx racing simulator
video Jason Bargwanna drives the Simworx racing simulator

V8 Supercars driver, Jason Bargwanna , drives the…

Suzuki DR200
photos Suzuki DR200

Jacqui Madelin tests the Suzuki DR200 for Driven Magazine. Photos…

Driving the Simworx racing simulator
video Driving the Simworx racing simulator

The Simworx racing simulator can mimic vehicle movements…

Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4
photos Lamborghini Huracan LP610-4

Driven Magazine tests the Lamborghini Huracan supercar. Photos…

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Wanganui Hospital CEO is 'giving everything she can'…

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