2022 Toyota 86 Series Preview

Following a positive foray into the competitive Toyota Racing 86 series in 2021 by Giltrap Group Motorsport drivers, Simon Evans and Marco Giltrap, the pair are looking forward to some close racing in 2022.

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Giltrap Group Motorsport 2021 Season Review

Albeit with some pandemic related scheduling changes, it was great to see global motorsport come back to life in 2021. Both locally and internationally the stable of Giltrap Group supported drivers have continued to deliver impressive...

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ALL-NEW Kia Sportage - First NZ Drive | GiltrapTV

The fifth-gen Sportage takes Kia’s most popular model to a whole new level. It is bigger and better looking – but at the same time still delivers Kia’s renowned value and reliability.

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Auckland City Mission providing comfort this Christmas

The Auckland City Mission – Te Tāpui Atawhai has been at the forefront of helping shape lives for the better for 100 years.

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Kathryn Wilson – Summer 21

Kathryn Wilson has established herself as New Zealand's premier footwear designer, growing from a fledgling designer to becoming an influential businesswoman with a brand that is in constant high demand.

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Pouring a Legacy

The idyllic island paradise of Waiheke boasts 100 vineyards, and of those 75 are set within Man O’ War’s sprawling grounds with the first vines planted in 1993. That experience and diversity of vineyards across Waiheke’s eastern point has...

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The Classic - Lotus Esprit

Perhaps the most famous Esprit converted into a submarine at the behest of its secret agent owner. But the history of and fanbase for Lotus’ original performance ‘wedge’ extends far beyond the illusions of movie magic.

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Kindred Spirits

Harman Kardon creates more than personal audio systems for your home, they are a trusted partner in developing bespoke sound systems for many of the world’s carmakers. The latest to leverage Harman Kardon’s expertise is Polestar and their...

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The Ultimate Fishing Machine

While EuroCity Marine’s Crownline bow rider range featured on page 74 targets family convenience, fun and comfort on the water, sister brand Finseeker is decidedly more angler focused. If serious fishing is more your interest, then...

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Callum Hedge Joins Team Porsche New Zealand For 2022

We are pleased to announce that the Scholarship driver for the 2022 season is Callum Hedge. Callum has graduated from competing in the 2021 Porsche Michelin Sprint Cup Challenge through the Team Porsche New Zealand program, to the Team...

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David Beckham is Born to Dare in Tudor

What is it that drives David Beckham to achieve great things? Tudor watch’s new campaign centres around the spirit that defines David Beckham. The spirit of being Born to Dare

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Marco Giltrap returns to Toyota 86 Championship

Last season’s Rookie of the Year Marco Giltrap will be back in the saddle for the forthcoming Toyota 86 Championship and the 17-year old is targeting his first race win in the category.

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Nissan concepts

With electrification at the center of long-term strategy, Nissan’s 2030 vision aims to deliver exciting vehicles and technologies that empower customer journeys and society.

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New NISMO GT500

Nissan and NISMO have unveiled a newly designed Nissan Z GT500 race car that will participate in the Super GT Series starting with the 2022 season.

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The Polestar 3 Uncovered

The covers are off the Polestar 3, and despite the camouflage, the sporting profile of the company’s first SUV is unmistakable.

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Bentley introduces GT Mulliner Blackline

The world’s oldest automotive coachbuilder, Mulliner, has unveiled a contemporary twist on ultimate luxury for the Bentley Continental GT and GT Convertible.

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SVG dons #888 at Bathurst

As Jamie Whincup looks to pull on the helmet for the final time as a full time driver and move to a management position within the Triple Eight racing team, Giltrap Group sponsored Shane van Gisbergen is bestowed the opportunity to race...

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Early Sportage successes for Kia

Kia says that pre-orders for its incoming fifth generation Sportage compact SUV have been flooding in, with customer enthusiasm to the all-new model “beyond expectations”.

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Kiwi Emma Gilmour announced as McLaren Extreme E Driver | GiltrapTV

McLaren Racing have announced Emma Gilmour as the team’s first-ever female driver who will compete for the McLaren Extreme E team in 2022.

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Lamborghini Huracán STO First NZ Drive 4K | GiltrapTV

“This isn’t only a tribute, it’s a love letter to natural aspiration…actually, forget love letter, try love song; a sonnet to Sant’Agata.”

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Best EV 2021 - Polestar

Polestar 2 - First NZ Drive | GiltrapTV

The tech buzz of Google's Android Automotive debut and a full $8625 clean car rebate were two of the big talking points ahead of the New Zealand launch of the Polestar 2. But spend any time in the driver's seat, and it's the minimalistic...

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Updated Audi A8 mixes tradition and tech

A sumptuous an innovative interior remains the central focus for the A8’s designers as Audi also introduces a new A8 L Horch long-wheelbase model to the Chinese market.

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Brendon Leitch exuberant after 24 Hours of Sebring battle

Kiwi driver’s team ends the rain-interrupted 24 Hours of Sebring with a DNF after a crash during hour 14, but Leitch thrilled with 2021 24H Series GT3 Pro championship win.

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SVG secures second Supercars Championship

Having outclassed a field of superb drivers this year, Giltrap Group sponsored driver, Shane van Gisbergen has secured his second Australian Supercars Championship and seemingly in peak form, here’s to more winning form from the storming...

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Land Rover Partners with the RWC for 2023

World Rugby and Land Rover have continued their ongoing collaboration join forces and confirmed Land Rover as Worldwide Partner of Rugby World Cup - France 2023.

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The Porsche Cayman 718 GT4 RS

The newest addition to the RS family is an uncompromising driver’s car designed to impress with its lightweight construction, extremely agile chassis set-up, sophisticated aerodynamics and unique soundtrack.

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The New Porsche Taycan GTS

Porsche introduces a third body version to its performance focused Taycan electric model range with the new Taycan GTS Sport Turismo.

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Bentley marks centenary of first ever customer car

Two years after the company was founded Bentley delivered it’s first customer car. A 3-Litre delivered to racing enthusiast Noel van Raalte in 1921, Sold for £1,150.

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Bentley Flying Spur Drive 4K | GiltrapTV

The colour is called Dragon Red, and yes, it is a statement – but then again, pretty much everything about this Bentley Flying Spur V8 is a statement. You struggle to find any part of this car that hasn’t been touch with Mulliner’s magic...

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New Tiguan Allspace

New Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace

Versatility is the name of the SUV game in New Zealand and VW’s Tiguan Allspace is easily the brand’s most versatile SUV, no wonder the release of the latest model is so hotly anticipated.

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Aston Martin Valkyrie Production Line

First Valkyrie Customer Car Complete

Valkyrie is now in full production at Aston Martin’s Gaydon Headquarters. The era defining hypercar is described as the first true F1® car for the road.

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Polestar 2 arrive at New Zealand's shores

The award-winning EV is eligible for full Clean Car Discount in New Zealand with the Standard range Single motor starting at $69,990 NZD

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The Essence of Z-ness

Since joining Nissan in 1978, Haruo Yuki, has created approximately 60 major clay models ranging from sedans to minivans. His latest work of art is the striking all-new Z.

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GM launches online store

Time heals all wounds and, some day, we’ll all come to grips with Holden’s departure. In the meantime, GM have announced the launch of a new official merchandise store for the die hard GM and Holden fan.

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Lamborghini Auckland gets behind Movember

COVID-19 restrictions mean Lamborghini Auckland can’t hold an in person ‘Bull Run’ event, but that isn’t stopping the local dealer getting behind the men’s charity.

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Kia NZ reveals details of all-new Sportage range

With less than three-months until the official launch of the all-new Sportage, Kia New Zealand has released more information about the range - revealing the price of all models in the line-up.

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Bentley Motors supports IAP Awards

Bentley Motors has been announced as lead sponsor for the second International Automotive Photography (IAP) Awards.

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Lotus x Norton & Sons: Exclusive driving jacket

Two British icons of their respective industries have combined their technical skills to produce an all-new handcrafted driving jacket for enthusiasts. But there is a catch…

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Audi A3 and S3 offer premium performance hatch sensibility

A quarter of a century after Audi debuted its premium compact hatch in 1996, the A3 returns with a bold new exterior and interior design.

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Further fast company added to Cupra family

Not one, but two new performance focused Cupra models joined the New Zealand range recently, with the arrival of the Leon hatchback and Sportstourer.

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Popular Kia Cerato upgrades safety and style

The new Cerato – the first Kia model sporting the company’s all-new logo design, and a host of upgraded features besides – has now landed in New Zealand.

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The Final V12 Lamborghini Aventador

To be produced in a numbered series of 350 coupes and 250 roadsters, the Lamborghini Aventador LP780-4 Ultimae bids farewell in ferocious style to the longitudinally mounted, naturally aspirated Lamborghini V12.

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Lotus Emira | Pricing & Spec.

Following the exciting announcement Lotus will now be represented by the Giltrap Group in New Zealand, local pricing and specification for the stunning Emira V6 has now been confirmed.

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Taking the crown

Crownline has been touted as the most progressive boat brand in its North American home market. Now, Kiwi’s keen on getting out on the water in style as summer approaches can check out the Crownline range for themselves.

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Crafting the extraordinary

Drawing inspiration from historical Fabergé pieces, the collection of Fabergé egg shaped, hoop and stud earrings, bracelets, gemstone statement cuffs and pendants perfectly channel 1800’s Romanov splendour.

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Engineering audio experiences for the road ahead

What does it take to design sophisticated car audio systems for a multitude of brands? And what might the world of in-car entertainment offer us on our commute in the decades ahead? Premium audio manufacturer Harman has the answers.

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Audi RS3 Sportback pricing and spec. confirmed

Audi New Zealand will be accelerating into the new year with a vengeance thanks to the early 2022 release of the coveted RS3 Sportback models. Despite it being the entry to the RS range, the new RS3, as always, promises to pack a punch. We...

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Jaguar's XF in No Time to Die

Interested in seeing the latest Jaguar XF in action? Following on from a long line of vehicle reveals in the franchise, The XF’s first driving debut will be as a chase vehicle in the newest Bond film, No Time to Die.

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The Definitive Bond Car book you need in your life

66 Magazine contributor and BBC Top Gear Magazine Editor at Large, Jason Barlow, is also one of the world’s most qualified James Bond Car aficionados. His latest book, Bond Cars: The Definitive History is timed to coincide with No Time To...

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Liam Lawson confirmed for Formula 1 test with AlphaTauri

Giltrap Group supported driver, Liam Lawson, currently racing F2 and DTM has been confirmed as part of the AlphaTauri Formula 1 team’s Young Driver testing in Abu Dhabi, following the current F1 season.

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New Crane Brothers shirts for Spring and Summer

No amount of lockdown should deter you from dressing well and, as a return to the office and public gatherings beckon, the latest Spring/Summer ’21 button-down shirts from Crane Brothers will ensure you’re up to speed with the latest look.

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The new Bentley Continental GT speed sports exhaust by Akrapovič

A popular addition to the Bentley Continental GT has been a sports exhaust option. That solution gets all the more attractive with the collaboration between Bentley and legendary exhaust specialist, Akrapovič.

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Bentley Celebrates 70 Years of Design at Crewe

Bentley Motors is celebrating the 70th anniversary of the founding of its own Design department at Crewe.

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Merchant 1948 embarks on a fresh direction for spring

While exploring new colourways and fabrications, Merchant honours their ongoing commitment to exceptional craftsmanship and design with its robust construction and quality.

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New Christmas gift sets from Aesop

Aesop skincare is releasing some new, carefully curated gift sets just in time for Christmas. The ideal collection for your loved one this giving season.

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Bringing the intangibles of luxury to life

In a yet-to-be-revealed location in Auckland’s leafy Parnell, planning for New Zealand’s most luxurious apartment development is well under way and there’s arguably no one more qualified at delivering it than Martin Cooper of Experiences by...

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Range Rover Sport SVR makes an impact in forthcoming James Bond film

Thanks to Range Rover and their Sport SVR model, there’s a strong ‘off-road’ component in the latest behind-the-scenes teaser for the next Bond film, No Time to Die.

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Liam Lawson takes DTM Championship Lead in Assen

Red Bull and Giltrap Group supported driver, Liam Lawson is making waves in Europe’s premier DTM touring car series, with consistent podiums all season the 19 year old from Pukekohe now leads the championship.

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Tudor announces new partnership with Sarah Hirini

As Captain of the Black Ferns 7s team and four-time nominee as 7’s player of the year, Sarah Hirini has experienced, and engineered, some of the sport’s greatest moments.

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Allbirds new Natural Run Apparel

Allbird’s new Natural Run Apparel showcases the performance potential of innovating from nature’s laboratory — activewear designed to move with you, without going against nature.

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The Perfect Partner For Lotus Cars

Renowned British sports car brand Lotus, is coming to New Zealand. The company which is about to launch a range of standard setting electric sports cars and SUV’s, has partnered with Giltrap Group.

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Cool Cars: Episode 36 | GiltrapTV

It's official, Lotus is coming to New Zealand! We check out the Final Edition cars, get on board with Jenson Button in the new Emira, check out the astonishing Evija, and Lotus' incredible EV future plans.

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Ingenious new rear entertainment system for Bentley

Whether it's for work or relaxation, Bentley’s latest rear seat entertainment systems provide the ultimate automotive screen experience.

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Land Rover Defender Trophy Edition (US Market)

While it’s an American market only special, we can’t help but fall in love with the styling of the Defender Trophy Edition.

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Lotus Elise Final Edition: The light fantastic

2021 is the 25th and final year of production of the pocket rocket Elise as a fitting tribute to the popular model line Lotus are releasing two amplified variants.

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Lotus Emira: The most accomplished Lotus ever made

The Emira bookends over 70 years of petrol-powered Lotus vehicles before they transition to fully electric over the next few years. Thankfully, it retains all that’s made Lotus vehicles great to drive.

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Porsche reveals the Mission R motorsport design study

Blending real world performance with e-sports thinking, Porsche’s Mission R offers a not so subtle peek at motorsport programmes of the not so distant future.

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Mitch Evans on Formula E | Giltrap TV

That the 2021 Formula E Championship is Jaguar Racing’s most successful season to date, is of little consolation to Mitch Evans.

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Cool Cars: Episode 35 | GiltrapTV

This week on Cool Cars, Bond is back and in an Aston Martin of course, we chat to Mitch Evans about coming so close to that Formula E Championship, and drive the plug-in Kia Sorento.

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‘Say It With Flowers’

The designers behind Kiwi fashion label twenty-seven names say their new collection for spring/summer is designed to evoke the feeling when the doorbell rings and the opened door reveals a courier with a bouquet of flowers.

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New Silverado Heavy-Duty LTZ Premium

The local Chevrolet Silverado line-up has just gotten bigger by one. General Motors Special Vehicles has announced a third model – and the biggest Silverado truck yet – will be here before the end of the year.

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Dane Fisher announced as CEO of SIXT New Zealand

With a wealth of experience in senior leadership roles around the world representing brands like Lamborghini and Infinity, Kiwi Dane Fisher has settled on home soil and takes up the CEO role of SIXT New Zealand.

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Cool Cars: Polestar | GiltrapTV

We celebrate the arrival of Polestar in New Zealand. We talk to the boss in Sweden and take a look back at the past and into the future.

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Porsche Unseen | What's Next?

For the "Unseen" series, Porsche has opened the gates to the development centre’s secret archives. In part four the Newsroom takes a look into the future.

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Breitling and Bentley part ways with one final collector’s piece

All good things must come to an end. After the longest watch and automotive collaboration in history, Breitling and Bentley are not renewing the partnership.

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Nissan LEAF | GiltrapTV

The Nissan LEAF is one of the world's best-selling EVs, with over 300,000 vehicles sold since its debut over a decade ago.

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Porsche Unseen | The Hypercars

For the "Unseen" series, Porsche has opened the gates to development centre’s secret archives. In part one, the Newsroom presents six hypercars never before seen by the public.

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Porsche Unseen | The Spin-Offs

For the "Unseen" series, Porsche has opened the gates to development centre’s secret archives. In part two, the Newsroom presents four spin-offs – from a mountain Spyder and rally cars to a Le Mans legend.

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Porsche Unseen | Rebels

For the "Unseen" series, Porsche has opened the gates to development centre’s secret archives. In part three, the Newsroom presents three vehicles from the "Little Rebels" series. We suspect James Dean might have been a fan ...

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The New Lamborghini Countach

A futuristic limited edition paying homage to the Countach’s iconic status as a revolutionary design and technology rule-breaker and recreated for the 21st century.

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The New Aston Martin Valkyrie Spider

The new Valkyrie Spider, unveiled today at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, is a thrilling next-step in the progression of the Aston Martin Valkyrie bloodline.

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Unfold Your World with Galaxy Z Fold3 5G and Galaxy Z Flip3 5G

Samsung sets a new standard for mobile experiences with premium and powerful foldable smartphones

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New Zealand Police to trial plug-in hybrid | GiltrapTV

Police have confirmed that they are assessing the viability of a Skoda Superb iV plug-in hybrid as a potential addition to recently introduced their fleet of Skoda Superbs. We spoke to Inspector Brian Yanko about the Superb iV which has an...

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The NEW ŠKODA Superb iV | Giltrap TV

New Zealand is the first country outside Europe to welcome Skoda’s iV range – starting with the Superb iV PHEV, which boasts up to 62km of EV range, and a colossal 930km combined range.

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Audi skysphere concept – the future is wide open

With skysphere, Audi are illustrating their vision for the progressive luxury segment of the future, where interior becomes an interactive space and the vehicle a platform for captivating experiences.

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The all-new Volkswagen Caddy Move | GiltrapTV

Bigger, more efficient, more intelligent...the Volkswagen Caddy Move is the new gold standard for practical mobility. Now available at Giltrap Volkswagen.

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Kiwi Liam Lawson bags two podiums in DTM Championship race

Liam Lawson has continued his impressive debut in the DTM Championship, bagging two more podiums in the latest two races at Lausitzring in Germany.

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Lamborghini x Emiliano Ponzi

Automobili Lamborghini and Moleskine have commissioned Emiliano Ponzi to create a cover illustration and interior design for the 2021 notebook, bringing to life an exciting special edition.

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Vale Dot Townshend

Hawke’s Bay motor industry identity and Bayswater Vehicle Group founding shareholder, Dot Townshend, has passed away.

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Fitter and faster – new Audi RS 3 Sportback revealed

Audi says the all-new RS 3 Sportback offers driving dynamics of the highest calibre and the best performance numbers in its segment.

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The Valhalla

Aston Martin’s transformational journey takes a huge step forwards with the Valhalla concept car brought to production reality as an extraordinary, truly driver-focused mid-engined hybrid supercar.

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The ŠKODA Karoq | GiltrapTV

Loaded with safety features and space for the family - we take a closer look at the Award-winning ŠKODA Karoq.

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First Lexus EV arriving soon

Legendary Lexus reliability and technical skills honed through years of hybrid powertrain development meet in Lexus’ UX300e – the Japanese marque’s first dedicated battery electric vehicle. And it’s on its way to New Zealand.

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High Country Drive

Taking to the high road, Barkers has partnered with Volvo Cars New Zealand for its latest winter campaign. It’s a perfect match with both companies focusing on increased environmental responsibility and producing premium, sustainable, ‘for...

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Acknowledging the past, designed for the future

Generus Group has accrued a team of experienced designers, architects, and construction experts to bring its flagship development, The Foundation, to life.

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The Classic - VW Samba

Today, the sunroof-sporting eight-seater minibus versions of Volkswagen’s iconic Kombi – known globally by the name ‘Samba’ – are especially coveted.

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The legacy of the Lamborghini Countach

From the idea car, the LP 500 of 1971, to five generations spanning seventeen years

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Hybrid and PHEV options join award-winning Kia Sorento range

Kia New Zealand has unveiled two new additions to the Sorento SUV range, both sporting powerful, green-minded hybrid technology and improved fuel efficiency.

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Land Rover x Virgin Galactic

Land Rover has supported Virgin Galactic’s first fully crewed space flight with a limited Astronaut Edition Range Rover. A fitting vehicle for Sir. Richard Branson.

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Bentley Mulliner celebrates its 1000th bespoke commission

Bentley Mulliner is celebrating its 1000th bespoke commission since its own dedicated design team was formed in 2014, when the increasing demand for bespoke and personalised vehicles was recognised.

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Passat Alltrack returns to New Zealand

Featuring next-generation technology updates and an impressive price, the roomy 2021 Passat Alltrack is the latest range addition to Volkswagen’s comprehensive passenger vehicle line-up.

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Ultimate track day luggage range launched

Handcrafted driving accessory manufacturer, The Outlierman, has announced exclusive new helmet and weekender bag additions to its range.

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Aesop showcases Geranium Leaf body care range

Comprised of four distinct new products, Aesop’s Geranium Leaf range is formulated to restore tired bodies and minds with Geranium Leaf and designed is cleanse and nourish from the neck down.

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Liam Lawson to drive Vettel's RB7 F1 Car

A boyhood dream will come true this weekend for Liam Lawson when he drives a Formula 1 car for the first time at the iconic Goodwood Festival of Speed annual hillclimb in the UK.

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Esperienza China Giro

"Journey into the Vast” - an unparalleled expedition of 42 Lamborghini cars across the majestic northwestern region in China, traveling more than 800 kilometers through the vast lands of Ningxia and Gansu.

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Esperienza Giro Auckland | GiltrapTV

From the snowy splendour of the Central Plateau and National Park, to the Great Lake and some of the North Island's finest roads; New Zealand's first ever Lamborghini Giro was a truly unforgettable road and track experience.

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Audi Q5 & SQ5 Sportback land in New Zealand

The third member of Audi’s crossover utility vehicle family has landed in New Zealand, with the Q5 family the latest to receive the svelte styling treatment of Audi Sportback models.

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Bentley x Macallan

The Macallan single malt Scotch whisky and luxury British automotive manufacturer Bentley Motors have revealed a unique partnership that will build on their rich heritage to develop distinctive collaborations and further their vision of a...

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Cool Cars: Episode 32 | GiltrapTV

We check out the record-breaking run at the Nürburgring in the Porsche 911 GT2 RS, Kiwi Rhys Millen’s latest Pikes Peak milestone in Bentley Continental GT3 and join Lamborghini Esperienza Giro Auckland.

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Aston Martin Art of Living Experience | GiltrapTV

Art of Living reflects the core values of Aston Martin, these exclusive and bespoke experiences provide an in-depth immersion into our brand, heritage and current models.

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Porsche Debuts Cayenne Turbo GT

Porsche has rounded off the Cayenne line with the range topping 471kW GT Turbo

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GT2 RS breaks Nürburgring record

Porsche sets new production vehicle lap record around the Nürburgring - 6:43.3 minutes. Beating the previous record by 4.7 seconds

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66 Magazine Strikes Top Award

66 Magazine has taken its second top industry award, this time winning gold at the Pride in Print awards.

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Television reimagined with Samsung

New QLED offerings for indoors and outdoors, as well as The Premiere, a cinematic experience for your home.

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Bentley Launches Excellence Centre

Bentley has launched their new Excellence Centre at their celebrated factory in Crewe

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Huracán EVO RWD Spyder Wins Convertible of the Year

Renowned American luxury lifestyle publication Robb Report has award the Lamborghini Huracán EVO RWD Spyder "Best Convertible for 2021".

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Revealed: The New Porsche 911 GTS Models

Approximately a year and a half after the market launch of the 992, the 911 range is welcoming sporty GTS models to the family.

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ALL NEW CUPRA Formentor | GiltrapTV

The CUPRA Formentor is not just a contemporary vision of sportiness. It’s the first car with 100% CUPRA DNA.

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Cool Cars: Episode 31 | GiltrapTV

We take the first drive in the all-new CUPRA Formentor, Land Rover shares its big plans for an environmental Defender, the Corvette C8 order book is open in NZ, Porsche unveil the 911 GT3 Touring and a good week on the track for a couple of...

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The Perfect Day in the all-new Aston Martin DBX

What would your perfect day be in an All-New Aston Martin DBX? A chance to go wherever and do whatever your spirit desires, in a car that from dawn to dusk is UNMISTAKABLY ASTON MARTIN. This is our perfect day in the Aston Martin DBX.

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Leitch ready to make the most of Junior GT3 opportunity

Brendon Leitch has been announced as one of fifteen drivers in Lamborghini's junior GT3 team. The young Kiwi says he's ready to go.

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Porsche 911 GT3 Touring

Complimenting the 911 GT3, the seventh touring edition of the powerful GT car delivers it's 375 kW (510 PS) through a 6-speed GT sports gearbox as standard.

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Audi sharpens the SQ2

Aggressive new frontal treatment gives the SQ2 an edgier appearance for 2021 and design ques are carried through to the interior.

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Lamborghini receives the Green Star 2021 award

Lamborghini among the most sustainable companies in Italy, with specific intent of minimizing industrial impact in full respect for the environment and society.

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New Audi SQ5 TDI

Showcasing sharp, muscular style and performance, the popular Audi SQ5 boasts a head-turning, dynamic design which underlies its sporting pedigree on the road.

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Lexus Achieves 2 Million Global Electrified Sales

Lexus announced today that the luxury brand has reached the milestone of 2 million global sales of electrified vehicles at the end of April 2021.

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Lamborghini Squadra Corse unveils new Huracán EVO2 race car

Lamborghini Squadra Corse has revealed the Huracán Super Trofeo EVO2, the latest version of the racing car that will be used across each of the three continental Lamborghini series, starting in 2022

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Kia teases first images of all-new Sportage

Images teasing the fifth generation Sportage SUV have been released by Kia, hinting at a bold new contemporary design for the popular mid-sizer.

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Trenzeater shortlisted for prestigious International Design & Architecture Awards

Trenzseater co-founder, Ben Lewis, has been shortlisted for the prestigious International Design & Architecture Awards for his residential interior design work in 2020 by an acclaimed global judging panel.

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Bentley 'Unifying Spur'

The Bentley 'Unifying Spur' embeds diversity and inclusion at the heart of Bentley's Beyond 100 strategy.

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Lamborghini announces second edition of global sim racer competition

After a successful inaugural season of Lamborghini eSports’ ‘The Real Race’ in 2020, the Italian sportscar manufacturer has announced a second round of sim racing competition featuring a newly upgraded regional format.

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New Bentley Bentayga S

Bentley has unveiled the new Bentayga S, delivering impressive road presence and heightened agility thanks to unique Sport suspension calibration.

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Cool Cars: Episode 29 | GiltrapTV

This week we put motorsport legend Rod Millen into the passenger seat of the McLaren GT, New Zealand's newest Nissan dealership gets set to open its doors, and we present Aston Martin's 'Perfect Day'.

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McLaren GT Drive | GiltrapTV

The McLaren GT is right at home cruising around the stunning Coromandel, and equally so speeding up motorsport legend Rod Millen's famous driveway at Leadfoot Ranch.

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McLaren Auckland's Autumn Drive | GiltrapTV

McLaren Owners took to the Coromandel on the first leg of the Autumn Drive for 2021. Heading North from Thames over to Hahei, home of the Leadfoot Festival.

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Bentley Celebrates Centenary of First Win

100 years have passed since Bentley's maiden race win, the winning car itself - known as EXP2 - returned to the famous Brooklands Racetrack in Surrey yesterday to lead a cavalcade of 3-litre Bentleys to celebrate.

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Football Star Paulo Dybala Celebrates 100th Goal With New Lamborghini

Dybala recently collected his Lamborghini Aventador S Roadster, following a life-long passion for the super sports cars from Sant’Agata Bolognese.

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Limited Edition Aston Martin Speedster revealed

Extending their offering of highly limited enthusiast models, Aston Martin are producing just 88 of the V12 Speedster, immediately cementing it as a showcase for any discerning collector.

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Cool Cars: Episode 27 | GiltrapTV

On Cool Cars this week we take the Jaguar F-PACE SVR for a drive, we bring you the World Car of the Year winner and we plug in with Audi. Plus an exclusive discount code for Harman Kardon Citation speakers from Spark.

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Cool Cars: Episode 26 | GiltrapTV

This week on Cool Cars we can confirm that the hypercar 'Holy Trinity' will be at the Starship Supercar Show, we check out the all-new Golf Mk 8 and some incredible motorsport performances from kiwi drivers.

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Lamborghini Urus claims high speed record. On Ice.

Take a Frozen lake, a fearless ice-driving champion and a Lamborghini Urus and you have the recipe for a bold new high speed record.

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Cool Cars: Episode 28 | GiltrapTV

This week in Cool Cars we drive the new Golf GTI, McLaren Auckland hit the road for their Autumn drive, and what a weekend for the great Scott's in Indycar.

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Scott Dixon, Scott McLaughlin cement 1-2 Kiwi finish in IndyCar thriller

Kiwi drivers Scott Dixon and Scott McLaughlin have finished one-two in the latest IndyCar series race in Texas.

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Automobili Lamborghini is celebrating the 105th anniversary of the birth of its founder, Ferruccio Lamborghini.

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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles New Zealand has announced a new vehicle partnership with Surfing New Zealand.

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Tiger Coffee’s brand-new café-style showroom lets businessowners sample great coffee, delivered in a manner that signifies the digitalised future of the humble coffee bean.

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Olympic hopeful Billy Stairmand, along with fellow Kiwi, Ella Williams, is set to chase gold in Tokyo this year, as surfing makes its debut as part of the summer games.

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While the first battery electric model is still a few months away from our shores, the XC40 Recharge PHEV offers a glimpse of what is just around the corner.

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It's the car that changed the face of Jaguar, the F-PACE SVR. Now with an updated facelift, it's more spacious and more modern....it also still has the 5.0-litre V8 Supercharged petrol engine we can't get enough of.

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Hackett returns to F1 in partnership with Aston Martin

Menswear label, Hackett London, has made a return to the Formula 1 paddock in partnership with Aston Martin and has unveiled a new catalogue of looks for the Northern Hemisphere summer season.

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Reimagined Defender wins Land Rover its third World Car Design of the Year award

The ground-up redeveloped Land Rover Defender has been crowned 2021 World Car Design of the Year at this year’s World Car of the Year Awards ceremony.

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Porsche takes home World Performance Car of the Year award

The pulse-quickening Porsche 911 Turbo has won the World Performance Car of the Year prize at the prestigious 2021 World Car of the Year Awards.

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Bentley looks to renewable fuel to power 2021 Pikes Peak run

Bentley hopes to build on its run of unbeatable form at the iconic Pikes Peak International Hillclimb this year with a renewably fuelled Continental GT3, driven by Kiwi-American racer Rhys Millen.

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Kia’s new EV6 confirmed for New Zealand debut during 2021

Packed with intelligent features and offering plenty of practical space, the new EV6 is the first Kia model based on the carmaker’s dedicated new battery electric vehicle (BEV) platform.

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Coolest Cars: Starship Supercar Show Edition

This week it's not Cool Cars it's the Coolest Cars as we get ready for the Starship Supercar Show this Sunday, April 11 at 119 Great North Road.

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Jaguar Racing returns to Rome for Formula E

Jaguar Racing is set to return to the streets of Rome for the third and fourth rounds of the 2021 ABB FIA Formula E World Championship, with Kiwi racer Mitch Evans keen to secure more points.

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Lamborghini celebrates it's 400th Huracan racing model

Lamborghini is celebrating the production of its 400th Huracán model from its headquarters in Sant’Agata Bolognese, where all Lamborghinis, both road and racing, have been produced since 1963.

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With such a rich and cherished production history to mine, it’s perhaps not surprising that – the furrowed brows of health and safety inspectors notwithstanding – a barchetta-style model paying homage to the original 166 MM and later 750...

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LF-Z Electrified concept points way forward to Lexus’ EV future

The Lexus LF-Z Electrified has been unveiled as a concept battery electric vehicle (BEV) symbolising Lexus’ brand transformation and forms the proving ground for production-ready technology set to be realised by 2025.

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Range Rover unveils halo SVAutobiography editions

Range Rover’s flagship models are available with a choice of powertrains, including the 415kW Supercharged V8 petrol and highly efficient P400e plug-in hybrid.

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Corvette pricing and Silverado addition to Kiwi market announced

GMSV, the New Zealand importer of the legendary Chevrolet Corvette and Silverado nameplates, has announced pricing for variants of the Corvette making their way to New Zealand, along with details of an all-new off-road orientated...

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Volkswagen’s Golf Mk8 arrives

The highly anticipated Volkswagen Golf Mk 8 has arrived in New Zealand, boasting the biggest technological leap forward in the mid-size mainstay’s 45-year history.

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Kiwi Racer Liam Lawson stuns in debut Formula 2 race weekend

Liam Lawson has rounded out a stunning debut weekend in Formula 2 with a podium finish in Bahrain.

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Continental GT Speed: Bentley’s most dynamic road car ever

Bentley states the new Continental GT Speed is the most capable, performance-focused Bentley ever, yet with no compromise to comfort or luxury.

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The most track-focused production Vantage to date has been unveiled by Aston Martin, in celebration of the manufacturer's return to the Formula 1 grid.

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Kia unveils stunning EV6 electric vehicle

Kia’s first dedicated battery electric vehicle has been revealed by the Korean manufacturer, showcasing an all-new styling language that showcases its next design evolution.

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This year marks the 50th anniversary of the debut of Lamborghini’s stunning Countach LP500 at the 1971 Geneva Motor Show.

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This week on Cool Cars we are all set to go for New Zealand's BIGGEST supercar show! Porsche hit the track with their roadshow and get ready to go off-road with the Taycan Cross Turismo, Aston Martin are ready for F1, and Volvo gets set to...

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The new plug-in hybrid from Volvo has arrived in New Zealand - meet the XC40 Recharge.

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Cool Cars: Episode 24 | GiltrapTV

This week on Cool Cars we've gone electric - Formula E is this weekend and we drive Volvo's new XC40 Recharge. We also take a closer look at McLaren's new plug-in hybrid Artura and see how Porsche's new GT3 could soon be carbon neutral.

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Ellerslie Car Show 2021

Giltrap Group have been long time supporters of the Ellerslie Classic Car Show, and to celebrate the 50th anniversary they assembled their biggest ever display.

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Porsche Unveils the New 911 GT3

In this the seventh installment of the iconic sports car, development was watched closely by Porsche Motorsport.

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Unveiled: The McLaren Artura

The all-new Artura is revealed as McLaren’s first-ever series-production High-Performance Hybrid supercar.

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This week on Cool Cars we're counting down to some huge launches - not just the Porsche 911 GT3, but also McLaren's Artura and the Audi e-tron GT RS.

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Audi e-tron GT: Unveiling the future, today

Audi’s fully-electric halo model, the performance-themed e-tron GT, has been officially unveiled internationally and will be available in New Zealand from mid-2021.

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Porsche releases teaser image of next-gen 911 GT3

Porsche has shown off a teaser image of the next 911 GT3, due to be officially unveiled in mid-February.

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Bentley Motors To Welcome Biggest-Ever Intake of Trainees in 2021

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Cool Cars: Episode 22 | GiltrapTV

This week McLaren's latest Le Mans tribute has arrived, we take a closer look at the new Golf 8 GTI and the New Zealand Grand Prix.

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The McLaren 720S Le Mans | GiltrapTV

25 years ago McLaren became the first manufacturer to win the Le Mans 24-hour race on its first attempt. The 720S Le Mans follows on from the success of previous tributes such as the legendary F1 LM and 650S Le Mans. The 720S Le Mans...

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Explore freedom on a grand scale. With more space, comfort and freedom the Grand California is ready for your next adventure.

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With squally wind gusts knocking down rails, the top-notch competition was only part of the challenge for Taupo teen Annabel Francis and mount Carado GHP.

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Cool Cars: Episode 21 | GiltrapTV

This week we take a closer look at the Lamborghini Huracan STO, the Cupra family are confirmed for New Zealand, and we take new mobility with Sixt.

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Confirmed for New Zealand

CUPRA's high performance range bound for our shores in 2021

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Cool Cars: Episode 20 | Giltrap TV

This week on Cool Cars we say hello and goodbye to the Bentley Mulsanne, have a chat with Earl Bamber and take a look at the new Lexus LC500 convertible. We also take a drive in the best value car in New Zealand.

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Enhanced Jaguar F-Pace SVR: premium performance

The pinnacle of performance SUVs in the Jaguar line-up, the F-Pace SVR, is now quicker off the line and even more agile, featuring the latest dynamic exterior design and a more luxurious interior finish.

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This 6.75 Edition Mulsanne Speed by Mulliner is one of just two in New Zealand, and 30 in the world. Watch to find out what makes it so special.

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Home Race Scheduled for Team Porsche New Zealand.

Le Mans-winner Earl Bamber has joined forces with Official Porsche Centres of New Zealand.

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Cool Cars: Episode 18 | Giltrap TV

This week on Cool Cars we talk to Bathurst winner Shane van Gisbergen, take a look at the new Bentley Pikes Peak Continental GT, and Cafe 66 is back and at a new location!

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We take a closer look at the SEAT Tarraco down at our newest addition to the Giltrap Group, Giltrap SEAT.

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Could this be the best DB11 for New Zealand roads?

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We take a look around the new Bentayga, now at Bentley Auckland.

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So well equipped, the Stonic almost doesn’t add up for $21,990. Our first drive of the all-new KIA Stonic to arrive at Giltrap Kia.

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This week on Cool Cars we look at how Skoda are turning that thin blue line just a little bit greener, the news on the new McLaren Artura. Plus a couple new arrivals - the 620R at McLaren Auckland, and the new Bentayga at Bentley Auckland.

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New Bentley Motorsport Collection launched in time for summer

The new Bentley Motorsport Collection boasts the perfect gift for your favourite racing enthusiast. Featuring a variety of apparel and accessory items, the new range has something that will appeal to Bentley fans of all ages.

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Plug-In Hybrid Kia Sorento due in 2021

An all-new efficient addition to the award-winning Kia Sorento range is due to arrive in New Zealand next year: the Sorento PHEV.

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Cool Cars: Episode 17 | GiltrapTV

In this edition of Cool Cars, the McLaren 765LT is here, we chat to 6-time IndyCar Champion Scott Dixon, and we hook up the Audi e-tron for a real-world test.

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Hunter Finds the Spoils

Six-time IndyCar Champ Scott Dixon wasn't the only grinning kiwi at the St. Petersburg street circuit over the weekend. Compatriot Hunter McElrea was also victorious in the Indy Pro 2000 support series; claiming his maiden victory in the...

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GoPro releases HERO9 Black

The latest edition of the ever-popular GoPro action camera, the HERO9 Black, has arrived.

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New Kia Stonic compact SUV heading for NZ

Kia’s compact SUV offering is set to extend in 2021 with the arrival of the all-new Stonic.

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Senna Ride-On joins McLaren’s junior supercar line-up

Available to order through McLaren UK, the new Senna Ride-On adds to the fun-sized range of Mclaren supercars for kids, following on from McLaren P1 and 720S ride-on releases.

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New noise-canceling technology is designed to remove unwanted road and tyre sound from the cabin.

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Fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge production underway

The first of several planned electric vehicle models from Swedish manufacturer Volvo has begun production in Europe.

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Cool Cars: Episode 16 | Giltrap TV

This week on Cool Cars the Lamborghini Essenza is at Monza, we check out the Porsche Cayenne GTS and Dan Carter pops in for a chat with 66 Magazine.

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Big, grunty and practical - the ute is as much a part of Kiwi culture as 8 wire. A favourite of hardworking tradies and farmers, utes are trusty packhorses for tools, livestock and weekend sporting gear. That’s why finding the right ute...

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Performance figures for new McLaren 765LT confirmed

It’s official. The McLaren 765LT performance figures are astounding.

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Audi quattro in the age of the EV

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.

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Cool Cars: Episode 15 | Giltrap TV

This week on Cool Cars the McLaren 765LT is put to the test, we check out Nissan's Z Proto, and also let you know how you can get FREE coffee and a bite to eat every Saturday morning at 119 Great North Road.

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Aston Martin DBX: Time Machine

Grand tourer? Offroader? Sports car? How about d) all of the above? The new Aston Martin DBX represents the best of… well, every world.

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Le Mans: Hartley Makes It Two & Aston Martin Score The Double.

New Zealand’s Brendon Hartley has claimed his second victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.

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Cool Cars: Episode 14 | Giltrap TV

On Cool Cars this week we unveil and drive the Aston Martin DBX. We also check out the new Kia Sorento and give you the chance to win the all-new Samsung Z Fold2.

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Aston Martin DBX - How does it drive on New Zealand roads?

We introduce and drive Aston Martin's first-ever SUV in New Zealand - The all-new DBX! The DBX has 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 putting out 550hp that will put you from 0-100km/h in just 4.5 seconds. So how does this all-new super-luxury SUV...

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Shaun takes us for a walkaround of the all-new 2021 Kia Sorento and lets you know why we love it so much.

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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...

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On Cool Cars this week it's all about new arrivals! The Golf GTI TCR has arrived at Giltrap Volkswagen, the Audi R8 V10 Performance has landed too. Plus the all-new all-electric Skoda ENYAQ iV has been unveiled, and we take a look at our...

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Sophistication meets sport

Now available in both Avant and sedan body styles, the facelifted Audi A4 has arrived, boasting a sportier, more sophisticated style.

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McLaren Unveils All-New Architecture

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...

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Bentley Continental GT model range redefines the replica

Bentley has unveiled a variety of intricately detailed scale models of the Continental GT, designed to appeal to fans of all ages.

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Logitech delivers all-new G923 Racing Wheel & Pedal Box

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.

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New Porsche Panamera achieves lap record at the Nürburgring

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.

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Cool Cars: Episode 12 | GiltrapTV

On this edition of Cool Cars we catch up with Simon Evans following his stunning "Lockdown Showdown" effort to win the Jaguar I-PACE eTrophy. We also check out Audi's new A3 and S3 line, the Aston Martin DBX is tested ahead of it’s arrival...

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Bond DBS Superleggera Bound for New Zealand

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.

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Volkswagen T6.1: The icon, updated

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.

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Compact firepower

Benefiting from a redeveloped, driver-focused cockpit and a powerful 2.0-litre TFSI engine outputting 228kW, the new Audi S3 Sportback furthers the legacy of the premium compact sports model which began 20 years ago.

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Aston Martin resumes AMR Young Driver Academy programme

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.

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New Bentayga Speed

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...

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Cool Cars: Episode 11 | GiltrapTV

This week we take a look at the Aston Martin DBX and Lamborghini Essenza, chat to kiwi driver Liam Lawson, go off-road in the Land Rover Defender and much more!

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Audi e-tron S and S Sportback

The Fast Charger

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.

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Evans’ Above as Brothers chase an Electric Double.

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.

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McLaren and Gulf Oil sign strategic partnership

A newly announced partnership between McLaren and Gulf Oil International Ltd reunites two renowned brands that have previously shared successful histories and ventures together.

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Back on the Top Step

Young kiwi driver Liam Lawson has bounced back from a series of non-finishes to finish on top of the feature race podium at the British Grand Prix round of the F3 World Championship.

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The camouflage has come off Lamborghini’s super-exclusive, track-only hypercar: the Essenza SCV12.

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World’s fastest beverage container

Automobili Lamborghini and 24Bottles have produced their first special edition under the two Italian brands’ collaboration: the 24Bottles for Automobili Lamborghini.

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Giltrap Audi Charges into the Lead

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.

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Talking Taycan

Between them, they have conquered two of the world's greatest races…and on more than one occasion. So how did the Porsche Taycan fare at the hands of Greg Murphy and the Bamber Boys?

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The new Defender is here! We take a look at the first one to arrive at Archibald and Shorter.

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Join Lamborghini Auckland and special guest Greg Murphy for our first-ever virtual launch. We will be giving away an OPPO FIND X2 Pro to one virtual attendee.

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Lamborghini Auckland showcases Huracán EVO RWD to fans virtually

Lamborghini Auckland's showroom went digital this week for the virtual launch of the new Lamborghini Huracán EVO RWD.

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The Audi RS Q3 is here

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.

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Nissan turns out a new Leaf

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.

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Audi introduces the Q4 Sportback e-tron concept

Audi has unveiled the coupe concept version of its forthcoming Q4 e-tron electric vehicle.

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Cool Cars: Episode 9 | GiltrapTV

In this edition of Cool Cars, a new look for the Bentley Bentayga, Audi unveils the Q4 e-tron Sportback, and we take a look at Lamborghini's latest hybrid hypercar. It was also a winning weekend for New Zealand drivers in Europe and the...

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Lamborghini Sián Roadster

With only 19 examples being made Lamborghini have unveiled their new limited-edition 819 HP Roadster

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Aston Martin style on two wheels

Aston Martin has partnered with revered motorcycle manufacturer, Brough Superior, in order to develop the AMB 001 performance bike.

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Lamborghini & Tecnomar reveal new motor yacht

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.

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The End of an Era

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.

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Cool Cars: Episode 8 | GiltrapTV

What a list on Cool Cars this week! We take a look at the new-look Jaguar F-Type, Volkswagen's Touareg V8 and Golf GTI TCR, and the Lamborghini SCV12.

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Touareg V8 Walkaround | GiltrapTV

We take a look at the new V8 edition of the Touareg, now at Giltrap Volkswagen.

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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...

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Next-gen Golf GTI

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.

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Range Rover marks 50 years of all-terrain luxury

Range Rover celebrates 50 years of pioneering innovation, refinement, and go-anywhere all-terrain capability with the introduction of the new Range Rover Fifty.

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Twenty-five years after they stunned Le Mans by winning the famous 24-hour race on their first attempt, McLaren have marked the occasion with a homage to the roadgoing version of the F1 GTR that conquered a sodden Circuit de la Sarthe in...

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The new Jaguar F-TYPE

More beautiful than ever and embodies Jaguar design DNA in its purest form

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Cool Cars: Episode 7 | GiltrapTV

On Cool Cars this week: all the info on how to be in to win one of 10 trips for four to Queenstown, the all-new Porsche Taycan is now in the Giltrap Porsche showroom, a first look at the only McLaren Senna LM in Australasia, and we chat to...

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Powerful Elegance

The Audi Q3 Sportback stands for strength and precision to an equal degree and reflects this in all design details.

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Shaun shows us around the all-electric Porsche Taycan, now in the showroom at Giltrap Porsche.

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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.

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Bentley’s ‘Great Eight’ ends production

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.

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Bruce McLaren’s life and achievements remembered

McLaren Automotive marked the 50th anniversary of Bruce McLaren’s death with a private ceremony at the company’s Woking, UK, headquarters on June 2, 2020.

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Speed Dating

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.

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DB5 Production Resumes

Aston Martin DB5 production resumes after 55 years as build work begins on DB5 Goldfinger continuation cars at Aston Martin Works.

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Automobili Lamborghini and the LEGO Group recreate the Lamborghini Sián FKP 37

Automobili Lamborghini and the LEGO Group have partnered to produce the LEGO® Technic™ Lamborghini Sián FKP 37: a 3,696 piece, 1:8 scale model that embodies the unmistakable power and stunning looks of the hybrid Lamborghini super sports...

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Immense power, exquisite luxury: the Bentley Continental GT V8

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All-new Nissan Juke lands in NZ

The all-new Nissan Juke has landed in New Zealand, with updated looks and equipment, but still retaining the unique character that ensured its disruptor status among small SUVs when it first launched.

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NZ market outstrips global growth for JLR SV models

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.

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Porsche Track Your Dream

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.

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Porsche 911 Targa breaks cover

Porsche reveals new Targa iteration of the 992-era 911, complete with signature automatic roof system.

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Reports suggest Volvo will develop a battery electric coupe-style SUV that will rival Range Rover in terms of luxury fit and finish.

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Cool Cars: Episode 5 | Giltrap TV

On Cool Cars this week, we move to Level 2 and the doors are open across the Giltrap Group - Bentley has opened its doors too, they are back building cars in their factory in Crewe. We take a look at the new Porsche Macan GTS, and hit the...

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Cool Cars: Episode 4 | Giltrap TV

This week on Cool Cars we look at the new Volkswagen T-Cross, an all-new Lamborghini, the Porsche 992, and Max Verstappen drives the Aston Martin Valkyrie.

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Bentley Motors resumes production

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.

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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.

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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...

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Automobili Lamborghini has become the first automotive company in the world to utilise Augmented Reality technology in the launch of a new model.

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The 2009 Formula 1 World Champion Jenson Button returns to competition in a McLaren with the manufacturer’s own Customer Racing Team in the SRO e-sports series.

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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...

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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.

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This week we catch up with Greg Murphy to chat e-racing, check out the Kia Stinger, Audi RS5 and Skoda Karoq, and drive in to our Motorsport archives with Larry Perkins.

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This week the Porsche Taycan chases the EV crown, we look at which of this week's cool cars seduced Jay Leno, and the taxi driver who went from our backyard to winning at the Brickyard - plus much more. We also have details on how our...

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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.

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All-new Kia Sorento unveiled

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...

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New Volkswagen Caddy: working classier

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...

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Bentley’s Birkin Blower Goes Digital

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...

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The Future of Aston Martin

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%.

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From Pukekohe to Miami Vice

Danny Sullivan had gone from shovelling chicken manure to being the superstar of American racing. In 1986 he guest-starred in an episode of Miami Vice, which at the time was one of the biggest show on Television.

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E-Racing Simulator SVG

Plan B becomes Plan A

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...

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McLaren Elva M6A Theme

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.

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Electrifying the Macan

Porsche’s popular compact SUV, the Macan, is set to become the performance vehicle manufacturer’s second dedicated electric model, showcasing an all new EV platform

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Cool Cars - Episode 1 | Giltrap TV

This week we pay tribute to the late great Sir Stirling Moss, take a closer look at a couple of fire breathing McLaren long tails, Bentley introduce a whole new level of remote control - and of course we've got some epically cool cars lined...

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