End of iconic car brand in NZ

The Holden brand will disappear at the end of the year after its owner General Motors announced it will no longer make cars suitable for New Zealand roads. GM International Operations Senior Vice President Julian Blissett revealed that the; Read More

Otago teams show class to finish SIES strongly

Otago teams were well represented in the three-hour class victories after the four-round South Island Endurance Series (SIES) wrapped up last weekend. Driving a Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR Queenstown/Dunedin pairing Barry Moore and Tim Mackers; Read More

Title defence goal for father and son

Gore teenager Hayden Graves is hoping to help his father, Andrew, defend his Catlins Coast Rally title today.  The 16-year-old co-driver is becoming a regular fixture in his dad’s Mitsubishi Evo 3 and has been on board f; Read More

Import ban would affect top-selling cars

Some of the country's most popular cars could be banned from being imported under a proposed new road safety strategy. A report obtained by RNZ shows the government will consider preventing cars that have a poor safety rating ; Read More

Trip to explain what’s watt

The annual Leading The Charge Great EV Road Trip and electric vehicle information road show hits the lower South Island this week and next, with opportunities to get behind the wheel of an EV in Wanaka, Mosgiel and Dunedin, find out more about the; Read More

I-Pace prowls into town

Electric vehicle fans can take a sneak peek at the all-electric Jaguar I-Pace at Armstrong Prestige Dunedin this weekend. The five-seater sports car is one of the first in the country to arrive as a demonstration model, and is touring deal; Read More

Murph’s good work recognised

Instigating a Holden New Zealand-backed national driver training programme has put Greg Murphy in the winner’s seat with Kiwi motoring commentators. The circuit-racing champion has become the latest recipient of the New Zealand Motoring Wr; Read More

Forester car of the year

A family-friendly SUV with a starting price-tag of $39,990 has beaten tough competitors to be named as the 2018 New Zealand Car of the Year. Picked by members of the New Zealand Motoring Writers’ Guild from around the country, the Subaru Forester; Read More

Waite over for Quinn

Andrew Waite will make the transition from his international prototype racing to GT driving as he partners with Tony Quinn at Highlands Motorsport Park on Saturday. Waite (29), fresh from finishing second in the 2018 FRD LMP3 China Enduran; Read More

A brush with the beautiful life

‘‘Merry Christmas,’’ motorsport presenter turned Giltrap Group head of communications and public relations Shaun Summerfield says with a grin, as he hands me the keys to a Lamborghini Urus. ; Read More

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