Performance figures for new McLaren 765LT confirmed
It’s official. The McLaren 765LT performance figures are astounding.Find out more
We deep dive into Audi’s new electric drive architecture and EV quattro systems that see optimised torque distribution mated with zero tailpipe emissions to satisfy drivers keen to conquer terrain but add only tyre prints behind.Find out more
Nissan has signalled its intent to launch an all-new generation of the iconic Z car. The Z Proto concept coupe gives us our clearest picture yet of what the next Nissan sportscar could look like.
Grand tourer? Offroader? Sports car? How about d) all of the above? The new Aston Martin DBX represents the best of… well, every world.
New Zealand’s Brendon Hartley has claimed his second victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.Find out more
Available with rear or all-wheel drive and multiple battery and all-electric drivetrain options including a long range variant with up to 510km (WLTP) running, the Enyaq iV represents the next generation of Škoda vehicles and is the first...
Now available in both Avant and sedan body styles, the facelifted Audi A4 has arrived, boasting a sportier, more sophisticated style.
Porsche Panamera offers best in class performance either way.
A less ‘tubby’ tub will be at the heart of McLaren Automotive next generation of electrified Supercars. McLaren Automotive CEO, Mike Flewitt, has unveiled the brand’s all-new, flexible, lightweight vehicle architecture which will underpin...
Bentley has unveiled a variety of intricately detailed scale models of the Continental GT, designed to appeal to fans of all ages.Find out more
The new Logitech G923 Racing Wheel and Pedal Box set features a new force feedback system, delivering next-level realism and performance for sim racers everywhere and in every discipline.
An all-new Porsche Panamera has covered the 20.832 kilometres of the famed Nürburgring Nordschleife in exactly 7:29.81 minutes, making it the record holder in the ‘executive cars’ category.
To celebrate the forthcoming 25th James Bond movie, No Time To Die, Aston Martin have created 25 special editions of the DBS Superleggera and Aston Martin Auckland have secured one for New Zealand.
Bigger and more modern than ever, the Volkswagen T6.1 commercial van range takes all that was great about the iconic Kombi and turns it up to eleven.
As motorsport tentatively springs back into life across the globe, Aston Martin has announced its AMR Young Driver Academy is making a return to the track.
Scott Dixon will start his Indianapolis 500 campaign on the front row after recording the second-quickest qualifying speed of 371 km/h on the famed speedway in America’s mid-west.
Blending elegance with SUV muscle, the boldly designed 2021 Kia Sorento has been unveiled ahead of its arrival at Giltrap Kia later this month.
Simon Evans wins The Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Championship.
Blending absolute luxury with absolute power, the newly unveiled Bentley Bentayga Speed represents the pinnacle of the Bentayga SUV family and showcases both the precision of Bentley’s hand-built craftsmanship and its focus on impeccable...Find out more
Aston Martin celebrated a significant milestone recently, with the first completed example of its forthcoming luxury SUV, the DBX, leaving the production line of its new purpose-built manufacturing facility in Wales.
Audi builds its cutting-edge e-tron electric vehicle portfolio further, with the newly announced Audi e-tron S and e-tron S Sportback, delivering dynamic driveability and energy efficiency in one premium package.
Both Mitch and Simon Evans are in serious contention to win their respective classes in what is being billed as the most intense final series in motorsport history.
A newly announced partnership between McLaren and Gulf Oil International Ltd reunites two renowned brands that have previously shared successful histories and ventures together.
Young Kiwi Racer Hunter McElrea has finished second in the final race of the weekend at Mid-Ohio.
The camouflage has come off Lamborghini’s super-exclusive, track-only hypercar: the Essenza SCV12.
Automobili Lamborghini and 24Bottles have produced their first special edition under the two Italian brands’ collaboration: the 24Bottles for Automobili Lamborghini.
Giltrap Audi will soon have a 175kW DC fast-charger on site, meaning an Audi e-tron EV can be charged from zero to 80% in under 40 minutes.
Lamborghini Auckland's showroom went digital this week for the virtual launch of the new Lamborghini Huracán EVO RWD.
Available as both a compact SUV and SUV coupe, the new RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback deliver outstanding sports performance in a package that remains practical for the city and beyond.
The pinnacle of Lexus design, technology and sumptuous styling, updates to the latest LS sedan – a model which traces its lineage right back to the very first Lexus – have been revealed to a global audience.
With a drivetrain inspired by the physics-defying GT-R sports car, the Ariya will join the Leaf, which is the world’s most popular electric vehicle, in Nissan’s growing zero emission line-up.
With only 19 examples being made Lamborghini have unveiled their new limited-edition 819 HP Roadster
Liam Lawson got his and Hitech Grand Prix’s title challenge underway in stylish circumstances with his first FIA Formula 3 win in Race 2 at the Red Bull Ring.
Aston Martin has partnered with revered motorcycle manufacturer, Brough Superior, in order to develop the AMB 001 performance bike.
Bentley raises the bar once again with its latest take on the defining SUV within the luxury segment of the market – the 2020 Bentayga.
Automobili Lamborghini and The Italian Sea Group present the worldwide premiere of ‘Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63’, the Tecnomar fleet’s new motor yacht available in a limited edition in reference to Lamborghini’s 1963 foundation.
After more than a decade in production, the final example of the Bentley Mulsanne has been completed, signifying the end of an illustrious and extraordinary lifespan.
A further symbol of Bentley’s prowess in combining the latest in engineered thinking with traditional craftsmanship and precision, the Bentley Rotating Display provides Continental GT and Flying Spur owners with thee unique designs in one...
The forthcoming eighth generation Volkswagen Golf GTI will underline its stereotypical sporty and engaging character with an all-new Vehicle Dynamics Manager system for even more performance.
Range Rover celebrates 50 years of pioneering innovation, refinement, and go-anywhere all-terrain capability with the introduction of the new Range Rover Fifty.
More beautiful than ever and embodies Jaguar design DNA in its purest form
The GTI is about to be overtaken
Scott Dixon has hit the ground running in his return to the rack track, winning the season opener in Texas.
The Cupra Tavascan Electric Concept has been named a winner at the Automotive Brand Contest 2020, honouring the best brands and design in the automotive industry.
SEAT has launched a new first-of-its-kind car subscription service for New Zealanders.
The final example of Bentley’s long-serving 6.75-litre V8 engine has left the production line at the firm’s factory in Crewe, UK.
50 years ago: On 14 June 1970, Porsche achieved its first overall victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the 917. At the wheel: Hans Herrmann and Richard Attwood.
Aston Martin DB5 production resumes after 55 years as build work begins on DB5 Goldfinger continuation cars at Aston Martin Works.
Immense power, exquisite luxury: the Bentley Continental GT V8
Automobili Lamborghini and the LEGO Group recreate the Lamborghini Sián FKP 37
New #DriveatHome initiative asks gamers to share their ultimate McLaren snaps from Forza Horizon 4
Strong demand for its widest-ever range of SV models drives Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations division to record sales for the 2019/20 fiscal year, with New Zealand sales outstripping global figures.
Shane van Gisbergen takes Supercars points lead after dramatic clean sweep
Audi’s latest interactive discovery tour of its design studio shows fans all over the globe how its design team develops the Audi look-and-feel of the future.
Porsche reveals new Targa iteration of the 992-era 911, complete with signature automatic roof system.
Porsche has added a new feature to its My Porsche app which allows buyers of custom-ordered 911 and 718 sportscars to follow their new vehicle through every step of the production and distribution process.
Reports suggest Volvo will develop a battery electric coupe-style SUV that will rival Range Rover in terms of luxury fit and finish.
Daniel Ricciardo to drive for McLaren from 2021.
This is the second generation of the high-performance model and it is more unique than ever before.
Bentley Motors looks to come back stronger than ever as a team of over 1700 at the company’s Crewe headquarters begin a phased strategy to ramp up production once again.
Like the legendary models before it, the all-new Land Rover Defender is built for adventurous hearts; an icon reimagined for the 21st century and still existing within a category of its own.
The invitation to experience the first drive of Porsche’s new Macan GTS as New Zealand moved out of Lockdown was music to Steve Vermeulen’s ears. And as an inaugural on-road experience for Level 2, it certainly didn’t disappoint.
Volkswagen’s forthcoming ID.3 EV model line dominates this year’s Automotive Brand Contest 2020 with highest scores, while the new Golf Mk8 and ID. SPACE VIZZION concept vehicle also receive awards at the internationally renowned design...
Automobili Lamborghini has become the first automotive company in the world to utilise Augmented Reality technology in the launch of a new model.
Bentley and Breitling celebrate 17-year partnership with stunning new timepiece
Audi AG has signalled its intention to thoroughly realign its motorsport strategy, with a shock departure from DTM touring cars announced following the 2020 season.
Polestar – the electric carmaker partially-owned by the Volvo Car Group – has revealed a stunning new concept in the form of the Precept luxury sedan. The new concept model foreshadows the official unveiling of the electric carmaker’s...
Station wagon ‘Combi’ models are a firm part of the modern Škoda line-up: a tradition which began in the early 1960s. One lesser-known wagon, however, is Škoda’s prototype ‘Hajaja’, which was based on the utilitarian 1000 MB.
The Porsche Taycan is featured as 'Vice Asia' challenges the stigma around electric vehicles.
Škoda says the all-new Kamiq SUV, which has now arrived in New Zealand, sets the benchmark for space and comfort in the compact crossover.
Engineer, team owner, racer. Larry Perkins might be a V8 Supercars Hall of Famer who carved out an incredible career in touring car championship seasons that touched four decades.
A new Kiwi-flavoured e-racing series, Racing Local, has already attracted formidable competition with the likes of Brendon Hartley, Hayden Paddon, Earl Bamber, Scott McLaughlin, Greg Murphy and plenty more.
Mitch and Simon Evans reveal what it takes to race around the world.
Kia has revealed the all-new Sorento; the fourth generation of the Korean manufacturer’s flagship SUV. Featuring more space, connectivity and new all-wheel-drive technology, Kia says the new Sorento will raise the standard in the popular...
The all-new Volkswagen Caddy compact van is well suited to New Zealand light commercial needs, combining the abilities of a cargo-carrying workhorse, with user-friendly car-like attributes that make it a comfortable drive after hours as...
Bentley’s Blower Continuation Series reaches an important milestone as the first CAD digital model that forms the blueprint for the classic race car recreation is completed by the Mulliner Classic team, working from their homes under UK...
COVID-19: McLaren supports the Ventilator Challenge UK
The monumental challenges of COVID-19 haven’t deterred Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll from increasing his investment in Aston Martin from 16.7% to 25%.
With its local debut just over the horizon, the Porsche Taycan electric sports car is set to arrive on New Zealand soil with no less than two prestigious World Car of the Year titles already to its name.
If you think e-racing simply involves professional drivers playing Forza on their Xboxes, think again. This highly competitive, ultra-realistic form of motorsport involves all the stakes of real-life motor racing minus the threat of...
McLaren’s Elva M6A Theme by MSO (McLaren Special Operations) external paint scheme replicates Bruce McLaren’s Can-Am conquering icon of 1967 in every detail.
The LF-30 Electrified Concept, Lexus’ newest design study, stopped international media and public visitors alike in their tracks at last year’s Tokyo Motor Show.
Completing the final phase of one of the world’s largest rebranding projects, Volkswagen New Zealand has introduced the manufacturer’s new look to the local market.
The new Bentley Flying Spur has given rear seat occupants unprecedented control.
The world says farewell to a Formula 1 legend.
Roderick ‘R.J.’ Hampton Jr has a plan. It’s an unconventional one, but he has the support of some of the biggest names in the game, as well as his close - knit family. And every game night out on the court, his teammates in the New Zealand...Find out more
Jaguar and Land Rover deploy global fleet to support emergency response partners.
66 Magazine sat down for an exclusive interview with Giltrap Group founder, Sir Colin Giltrap.
Land Rover and Anthony Joshua celebrate Golden Jubilee for luxury SUV with unique snow art.
Pair of 2020 Land Rover Defenders rescue stranded truck in Namib desert
Success model 4.0: the new Audi A3 Sportback
Introducing the first plug-in hybrid in the performance-oriented ŠKODA RS family
The Aston Martin V12 Speedster has made its global debut today, with just 88 examples of this puristic limited-edition model set to hit the road.
Lighter, more powerful, even more engaging – and uniquely McLaren: the new 765LT is revealed
Porsche presents the new-generation 911 Turbo S for unprecedented power, driving dynamics and comfort.
Introducing CUPRA's new Hybrid SUV
The Jaguar F-PACE captured though the lens of the new Canon EOS C500 Mark II Camera.
Volkswagen have officially pulled the covers off the new Golf GTI.
Watch the new Land Rover DEFENDER fly into action in rehearsals for NO TIME TO DIE.
Audi presents the Audi A1 citycarver, the most progressive compact model with the four rings
Uncompromising Performance Meets Pure Emotion
New Zealand’s most successful rally driver, Hayden Paddon, recently released his autobiography Driven: My Story.
Nissan shows off the head-turning Leaf Nismo RC on track
The driver who once ruled Pukekohe believes Hampton Downs will be a fitting replacement for the ITM Auckland Super400 per a late change to the 2020 calendar.
Craig Lowndes teams up with Bamber and Vanthoor for Bathurst 12 Hour assault in a Meguiar’s backed Porsche 911 GT3 R
Porsche New Zealand is pleased to announce its first all-electric Sports Car, the Taycan, will be making its debut on New Zealand soil at the Leadfoot Festival on the 8th & 9th of February.
On the surface, McLaren’s long and lovely new GT – the first car of its kind from the iconic manufacturer – is a departure from the established playbook. But upon closer inspection, perhaps it isn’t. Don’t be expecting a traditional take on...
Aston Martin today confirms production of a strictly limited number of the stunning new V12 Speedster.
Huracán EVO Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) puts driver at the center of the driving experience
Two young engineers from New Zealand have arrived in England to begin an internship established in honour of McLaren’s Kiwi founder, Bruce McLaren.
Porsche completes the Macan series with a distinctly sporty model - featuring a powerful engine, performance-oriented chassis, characteristic design and enhanced equipment.
Late last month, we got our first glimpse of Kia's updated Optima, complete with aggressive front and rear styling that looks like something straight out of Europe, not Korea.
R-Motorsport set to line up with Rick Kelly, Scott Dixon and Jake Dennis in one of their Aston Martin Vantage GT3 as part of an exciting new partnership with Castrol, BP and Giltrap Group to contest the Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour together
Rewriting the rules of modern Grand Touring
Bentley unveils the bold Continental GT Pikes Peak special edition
Liam Lawson confirms plans to defend NZ Toyota Racing Series crown
Audi have published a dark teaser image to preview the upcoming additions to its lineup. Read more to see the upcoming 2020 models.
Rather than regrets, Sir John Key remembers his time in Parliament as the most remarkable and exciting time in an eventful life.
Introducing the DBX... Aston Martin's first SUV in their illustrious 106 year history.
New McLaren Elva is a 600kW brute paying homage to a Kiwi great.
Olympic and Team NZ sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have founded Live Ocean, an ocean conservation charity.
Audi unveils the 2020 rear-wheel drive R8 as a permanent member of the line-up
Shane van Gisbergen is hunting a Le Mans 24 Hours drive as part of a plan to capitalise on a friendlier 2020 Supercars calendar.
As Nano girl, Dr Michelle Dickinson is on an adventure, bringing science and all the explosions, flames and liquid nitrogen therein to kids everywhere.
What will be the hook that will keep the Volkswagen Golf in the game? In a word: Connectivity.
Bentley’s 100th birthday present to itself showcases the road ahead for the storied marque. Steve Vermeulen donned a paper party hat and went to Crewe to see the sensational EXP 100 GT concept vehicle for himself
McLaren Auckland Sales Manager, Luke Neuberger, recently hosted 26 Kiwi owners in the United Kingdom on an amazing trip to attend the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the dynamic launch of the forthcoming McLaren GT and an exclusive visit to...
After years of anticipation and speculation, the all-new next-generation Land Rover Defender has finally been unveiled.
General Motors Holden has confirmed that the next-generation mid-engine Corvette will be built in right-hand-drive (RHD) and will roar Down Under for sale in New Zealand.
Tackling Saturday morning sport just got a bit easier, thanks to SEAT’s new seven-seat Tarraco, with extra space but not to the detriment of pace. Just don’t forget the halftime oranges…
Internationally renowned drift racer, ‘Mad’ Mike Whiddett, recently appointed global Lamborghini ambassador has taken a modified Huracán to this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Art, power and prestige make for the perfect marriage in the all-new Bentley Flying Spur. But with engineering and design expectations at such a pinnacle of perfection, interior design team leader, Brett Boydell, admits to many hours of...
Getting the WRC back in New Zealand It has taken a herculean effort, a stack of charm and crucially the financial commitment of a group of businesses who share our passion for this sport.
Facing some of the most capable premium sportscar competition it its 56-year history, Porsche’s eighth-generation 911 can’t afford to sit still. Steve Vermeulen gets behind the wheel of the latest Carrera 2S and finds it has no intention of...
A career in law beckoned the young Richard Izard. But he saw opportunity almost everywhere else. And through the years, opportunity has helped shape his love of the Bentley marque.
Hong Kong boasts 7.4 million people and two motorsport circuits. One is for radio control cars, the other exists for just 1 weekend a year. Steve Vermeulen joins Panasonic Jaguar Racing to understand how Formula E is helping change the face...
Together and apart, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke boast an impressive catalogue of feats and victories on the ocean.
John Kirwan has fought hard, won big and lost openly. His career on the rugby field is unparalleled. His leadership on the sideline is controversial. His honesty in addressing mental health and wellbeing issues is bravery personified....Find out more
With his fifth IndyCar title secured, New Zealand’s Scott Dixon has now surpassed the on-track exploits of Michael Andretti to sit third on the all-time IndyCar winner’s list. A genius behind the wheel, Dixon is humble in his successes.
Breast Cancer Foundation continues to spread the word and save lives
When Simon Gault isn’t hard at work in a hectic restaurant kitchen, escaping aloft is something the famous chef has been passionate about since he was a teenager. We hitched a ride and went soaring high above the city in his sail plane.