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Safest cars on the world market

With the US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety now being the go to source for real world safety ratings, these five cars scored the best of all.

Bids hover over restored pre-war bike

A Vincent is always to be celebrated but this 1939 Series-A Rapide is one with a story worth telling.

Fastest hotel in the world

For motorheads who can't afford to drive a Tesla Model S luxury car, there's always the cheaper option of sleeping in one. 

Ferrari's practical and quick family wagon

It's the company's first production all-wheel-drive, its first three-door and it all comes with the message that Ferrari won't ever build an SUV.

The car that has almost everything

It appears that one third of a million dollars can buy love.

Ferrari boss says F1 requires a 'real revolution'

Kenny Smith set to become F5000 world champ

Car sales hit dizzy heights

Long weekend traffic expected to cause delays

Self-driving cars may worsen road safety

Pohutukawa battle heats up

$200 Ford becomes Italian supercar

Worst American cars

Moto Guzzi's iconic grey eminence

Low prices could last two years

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The rise of fake engine noise

The engine growl in many best-selling cars and trucks is actually a finely tuned bit of lip-syncing - and it's driving car car enthusiasts insane.

Billionaire races to Ruapuna

Fashion magnate behind brands like Tommy Hilfiger is travelling NZ in a giant ultra-luxury motorhome.

Meet the anti-Prius

A new Mercedes-Benz hybrid completely crushes any notion that hybrids are less fun to drive than conventional vehicles.

Someone can't reverse

A new driver's clumsy and repeated attempts to back out of a parking space have been caught on camera.

Crowds drool over rally cars

The Targa Rally proved to have plenty of pulling power in South Canterbury yesterday.

Fireblade: Last of the 'analogues'

Honda’s decision to keep the cables connecting the rider’s right wrist to the throttle on the Fireblade is fine with Paul Owen.

Nitro Circus firing on all cylinders

Wellingtonians witness a world record, an inflatable elephant and a flying bathtub when the Nitro Circus rolled into town.

When two will do

The high-riding, double cab 2WD market practically doubled last year.

Your favourite NZ roads

At look at readers' favourite roads. Whaanga Coast from Raglan to Ruapuke.