Inaugural Wellington Street Race and 1986 Australian Touring Car Championship winner Robbie Francevic has made sure he does not miss out on the second Gathering of Geezers at Wanaka's Warbirds and Wheels this November.
It was a heck of a way to release a performance car: take it out to sea on one of the world's largest aircraft carriers and then cajole a stunt driver to skid around a flight deck, made up to look like a winding road, at speed.
How's this for a curious twist: to best tailor the only version of its GLA small sport utility that has off-roading potential to New Zealand conditions, Mercedes-Benz adds as standard an ''off-road pack'' equipment enhancement that is optional in most places.
Midway through the Global Rallycross Championship (GRC) season Emma Gilmour has proven she is more than the token female in this fast and furious United States-based series. Catherine Pattison catches up with the Dunedin rally ace.
''What's the point then?'' was a friend's direct response upon learning that the Nissan X-Trail I was about to drive home at the end of an evening family visit was a two- rather than four-wheel-drive variant.
Nico Rosberg gave Germany another win to celebrate after their World Cup success with a home grand prix triumph for Mercedes on Sunday that stretched his overall lead in the Formula One championship to 14 points.
Driving the latest "ultimate" WRX, the thought arises: did the memo from head office terminating Subaru's international rallying programme not reach the company's STI (Subaru Technica International) performance arm?
Three months out from the inaugural South Island Targa, event director Peter Martin has returned to Auckland from a trip to the bottom of the mainland, satisfied there is a buzz about the six-day tarmac road rally already.
German automaker BMW said on Wednesday it is recalling about 1.6 million cars worldwide to replace passenger-side front air bags made by Takata Corp because the inflators could break apart during deployment and injure passengers.
A fully spy-spec 1954 Aston Martin DB 2/4 Mk I Vantage considered to be the inspiration for James Bond's original Aston Martin in Ian Fleming's novel Goldfinger will be up for auction overnight in England.