Bentley Sets Out Path to Sustainable Recyclable Electric Motors
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.
Porsche Unveils the New 911 GT3
In this the seventh installment of the iconic sports car, development was watched closely by Porsche Motorsport.
Unveiled: The McLaren Artura
The all-new Artura is revealed as McLaren’s first-ever series-production High-Performance Hybrid supercar.
Volkswagen AG & Microsoft Partner for AI Project
Volkswagen AG advances towards self-driving cars with Microsoft cloud-computing tech
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.
Bentley Motors To Welcome Biggest-Ever Intake of Trainees in 2021
Jaguar C-Type Continuation model
Arrival date nears for highly anticipated Volvo XC40 Recharge
Bentley celebrates 80,000th Continental GT
SVG dominates the 66th running of the New Zealand Grand Prix
The new Kia Carnival arrives in NZ
Stylish & technologically advanced
Land Rover Defender returns to the Dakar Rally in 2021
Blown Away with National Title
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.
New Bentayga Hybrid
Bentley embraces sustainable future with new Bentayga Hybrid
Refreshed Audi Q5 set to impress
Porsche Celebrates 25 Years of the Boxter
Bentley Sleighs the Competition with "The Reindeer Eight"
Exclusive Interview with Hilary Barry
Confirmed for New Zealand
CUPRA's high performance range bound for our shores in 2021
The Classic: Lamborghini Diablo
The First New Bentley Blower for 90 Years
Automobili Lamborghini and Lady Gaga Team Up
Home Race Scheduled for Team Porsche New Zealand.
Le Mans-winner Earl Bamber has joined forces with Official Porsche Centres of New Zealand.
Aston Martin DB11 V8 Drive | GiltrapTV
Could this be the best DB11 for New Zealand roads?
2021 Bentley Bentayga | GiltrapTV
We take a look around the new Bentayga, now at Bentley Auckland.
McLaren 620R | GiltrapTV
The road-legal version of McLaren's GT4 race car is here - the 620R
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!
Global Deliveries of Pikes Peak Continental GT Limited Edition
The All-New KIA Stonic | GiltrapTV
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.
Cool Cars: Episode 19 | GiltrapTV
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.
Bigger, more practical, more efficient, more intelligent – The all-new Caddy is ready for take-off
All-new Artura confirmed
All-new Artura confirmed as McLaren’s next-generation High-Performance-Hybrid supercar
Volvo Cars Drops New Cars from 30 Metres to Help Rescue Services save Lives
Sharper, sportier, and more efficient. Introducing the new generation Audi SQ5 TDi
Back to the Future as Stephan Winklemann returns as President and CEO of Lamborghini
Sophisticated enhancements announced for new Land Rover Discovery
Giltrap Newmarket welcomes GMSV to Auckland
Half a century in the service of safety
V8 adds performance edge to Bentley Flying Spur
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.
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.
Scott Dixon, 6-Time IndyCar Champ: Interview | GiltrapTV
Shaun caught up with Scott following his 6th IndyCar Series win.
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.
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...
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.
GoPro releases HERO9 Black
The latest edition of the ever-popular GoPro action camera, the HERO9 Black, has arrived.
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.
Nanoleaf’s array of brilliantly colourful, fully customisable light panels has expanded with the new Hexagons range.Find out more
Fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge production underway
The first of several planned electric vehicle models from Swedish manufacturer Volvo has begun production in Europe.
Jaguar Land Rover Reveals New Noise Cancelling Tech
New noise-canceling technology is designed to remove unwanted road and tyre sound from the cabin.
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.
Buying a Ute: Your Must-Have Guide
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...
Compact SUVs are arguably one of the hottest car models on the market today. With their higher ride, sporty designs and smaller engine sizes, they’re pushing out hatchbacks in popularity and are more affordable than larger SUVs.Find out more
Performance figures for new McLaren 765LT confirmed
It’s official. The McLaren 765LT performance figures are astounding.
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.
The 3D Lamborghini puzzle we all need right now
Wondering how you’ll be able to call a Lamborghini Huracan EVO your own? Puzzle no more.
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.
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.Find out more
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.
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.
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...
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.
The all-new 2021 Kia Sorento - Walkaround | GiltrapTV
Shaun takes us for a walkaround of the all-new 2021 Kia Sorento and lets you know why we love it so much.
ŠKODA Enyaq iV revealed
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...
Cool Cars: Episode 13 | GiltrapTV
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...
Sophistication meets sport
Now available in both Avant and sedan body styles, the facelifted Audi A4 has arrived, boasting a sportier, more sophisticated style.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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...Find out more
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.
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.
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.
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.
Simon Evans wins The Jaguar I-PACE eTROPHY Championship.
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...
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!
NEW Land Rover Defender OFF-ROAD 4K | GiltrapTV
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.Find out more
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.
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.
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.
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.
Young Kiwi Racer Hunter McElrea has finished second in the final race of the weekend at Mid-Ohio.Find out more
The Essence of Lamborghini
The camouflage has come off Lamborghini’s super-exclusive, track-only hypercar: the Essenza SCV12.
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.
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.
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?
The NEW Land Rover Defender | GiltrapTV
The new Defender is here! We take a look at the first one to arrive at Archibald and Shorter.
Lamborghini Huracán EVO RWD Virtual Launch | GiltrapTV
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.
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.
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.
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.
Audi introduces the Q4 Sportback e-tron concept
Audi has unveiled the coupe concept version of its forthcoming Q4 e-tron electric vehicle.
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...
Lamborghini Sián Roadster
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.Find out more
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.
New Bentley Bentayga
Bentley raises the bar once again with its latest take on the defining SUV within the luxury segment of the market – the 2020 Bentayga.
Audi unveils a new look for the Q5
The mid-size SUV gets even better
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.
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.
Touareg V8 Walkaround | GiltrapTV
We take a look at the new V8 edition of the Touareg, now at Giltrap Volkswagen.
Bentley reveals tech behind unique rotating display
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...
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.
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.
The McLaren Senna LM - Only 1 in Australasia! | GiltrapTV
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...
The new Jaguar F-TYPE
More beautiful than ever and embodies Jaguar design DNA in its purest form
The Golf GTI TCR limited edition
The GTI is about to be overtaken
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...
The Audi Q3 Sportback stands for strength and precision to an equal degree and reflects this in all design details.
The Porsche Taycan | GiltrapTV
Shaun shows us around the all-electric Porsche Taycan, now in the showroom at Giltrap Porsche.
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.
Kiwi racer tops the charts as US series returns to the track
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.
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.
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.
Cool Cars: Episode 6 | Giltrap TV
This week on Cool Cars, Porsche's new Targa, Bentley's Continental GT V8 has arrived at Bentley Auckland, and we check out the second generation of the car inspired by Elvis Presley's beach buggy.
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...
Bentley Continental GT V8
Immense power, exquisite luxury: the Bentley Continental GT V8
The most powerful Lamborghini produced, in LEGO® Technic™
Automobili Lamborghini and the LEGO Group recreate the Lamborghini Sián FKP 37
McLaren and Forza join forces to keep fans on the road
New #DriveatHome initiative asks gamers to share their ultimate McLaren snaps from Forza Horizon 4
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.
50th Anniversary Nissan GT-R Revealed
Nissan and Italdesign together unveiled a wild take on the GT-R to celebrate the nameplate's 50th anniversary.
SVG Clean Sweep
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.Find out more
Porsche 911 Targa breaks cover
Porsche reveals new Targa iteration of the 992-era 911, complete with signature automatic roof system.
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.
Flagship Volvo XC100 SUV rumoured for 2023
Reports suggest Volvo will develop a battery electric coupe-style SUV that will rival Range Rover in terms of luxury fit and finish.
Ricciardo joins McLaren
Daniel Ricciardo to drive for McLaren from 2021.
The new Audi RS 7 Sportback: High performance at its most beautiful.
This is the second generation of the high-performance model and it is more unique than ever before.
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...
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.
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.
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.Find out more
First Drive: Porsche Macan GTS
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.
Audi RS 5 Coupe & Sportback
Audi’s new-look sports performance spearheaded by RS 5 Coupé and Sportback
VW Dominate Design Awards
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...
Lamborghini Huracán Augmented Reality Launch
Automobili Lamborghini has become the first automotive company in the world to utilise Augmented Reality technology in the launch of a new model.
Audi to depart DTM, focus on Formula E
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.
Button back to McLaren for GT3 e-sports series
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.
Polestar Precept a declaration of things to come
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...
Škoda Type 990 ‘Hajaja’
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.
Skoda Kamiq arrives in NZ
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.
The secrets of the Speedtail
McLaren’s Hybrid Hyper-GT
Greg Murphy on Racing Local | GiltrapTV
Cool Cars: Episode 3 | Giltrap TV
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.
Before he became a V8 Legend – the Larrikin’s Early Days
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.
Racing for Local Businesses
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.
Big Brother is Watching
Mitch and Simon Evans reveal what it takes to race around the world.
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...
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...
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...
McLaren Ventilator Challenge
COVID-19: McLaren supports the Ventilator Challenge UK
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%.
Double win for Porsche
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.
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...
Lexus LF-30 Electrified
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.
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
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...
Volkswagen’s new look arrives in New Zealand
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.
Sir Stirling Moss
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...
JLR Respond to COVID-19
Jaguar and Land Rover deploy global fleet to support emergency response partners.
Leading the Charge
66 Magazine sat down for an exclusive interview with Giltrap Group founder, Sir Colin Giltrap.
50 Years of Range Rover
Land Rover and Anthony Joshua celebrate Golden Jubilee for luxury SUV with unique snow art.
Bentley Bentayga Speed - The World's Fastest 7 Seater | Giltrap TV
Shaun explains why the next step up to the Bentayga Speed is a private jet... Take a closer look at the world’s fastest SUV with a top speed of 306km/h, it offers an invigorating driving experience that both thrills and captivates. This car...
'One of a kind' GT
Bentley Continental GT Convertible Equestrian Edition
The New Audi A3 Sportback
Success model 4.0: the new Audi A3 Sportback
SKODA OCTAVIA RS iV
Introducing the first plug-in hybrid in the performance-oriented ŠKODA RS family
Lighter, more powerful, even more engaging – and uniquely McLaren: the new 765LT is revealed
Bentley Mulliner Bacalar
Just 12 examples of this striking, limited edition model are being created, guaranteeing rarity and exclusivity, and offering supreme luxury and breath-taking performance.oldest coachbuilder in the world.
New 911 Turbo S
Porsche presents the new-generation 911 Turbo S for unprecedented power, driving dynamics and comfort.
Introducing CUPRA's new Hybrid SUV
The 2020 Golf GTI Revealed
Volkswagen have officially pulled the covers off the new Golf GTI.
The New Hybrid Touareg R
Volkswagen ramps up its hybrid campaign in 2020: with the world premiere of the new Touareg R at the Geneva Motor Show, the brand’s top-of-the-range model now also features a plug-in hybrid drive.
The New Bentley Flying Spur | Giltrap TV
The all-new Bentley Flying Spur is the ultimate luxury Grand Touring sedan, offering the perfect fusion of performance-orientated agility and exclusive four-door, limousine-style comfort.
The New Land Rover DEFENDER – Unstoppable
Watch the new Land Rover DEFENDER fly into action in rehearsals for NO TIME TO DIE.
Evans Victorious in Mexico
Aston Martin Vantage Roadster
Uncompromising Performance Meets Pure Emotion
McLaren Auckland at the Bathurst 12 Hour | Giltrap TV
In a few short years, the Bathurst 12 Hour has transformed from what some would deem a gentleman’s race for well-heeled privateers into a truly World Class Endurance Event at this incredible venue. The 2020 running marked the debut of...
The Aston Martin DBX | Giltrap TV
The countdown is on for the DBX’s arrival in New Zealand – but we couldn’t wait to share a close up look with Aston Martin’s stunning SUV which was on display at the Bathurst 12 Hour Race. The result according to Shaun is a car which is...
Earl Bamber is a bona fide Sports Car legend - two Le Mans 24 victories and a raft of titles as a Porsche works driver. He arrives at Bathurst this weekend with the #1 on the side of his 911 GT3 R...but he wasn’t behind the wheel for Earl...Find out more
Scott Dixon at Bathurst 12 Hour | Giltrap TV
In less than a week, Scott Dixon has gone from Daytona 24 Hour winner to Bathurst rookie. The IndyCar great has dreamed of racing at Mount Panorama for more than a quarter of a century...but nothing prepared him for just how daunting it...
The New SEAT Leon
SEAT launches the all-new SEAT Leon with an investment of more than 1.1 billion euros
New Zealand’s most successful rally driver, Hayden Paddon, recently released his autobiography Driven: My Story.
Nissan Leaf Nismo RC
Nissan shows off the head-turning Leaf Nismo RC on track
Lowndes Teams Up With Bamber For Bathurst 12hr
Craig Lowndes teams up with Bamber and Vanthoor for Bathurst 12 Hour assault in a Meguiar’s backed Porsche 911 GT3 R
Behind all the electric vehicle hoopla, Audi has rather quietly gotten on with building the first mainstream off-road capable premium EV. Which is rather handy for exploring the great Kiwi outdoors.
Taycan to Premier at Leadfoot
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.
Sharp, Suited and Booted
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...
The Limited Edition Aston Martin V12 Speedster
Aston Martin today confirms production of a strictly limited number of the stunning new V12 Speedster.
Steve Tompkins talks the Aston Martin GT4 | Giltrap TV
Steve Tompkins is the first to admit that he has the coolest job – driver training and racing for Aston Martin. On any day his office can be a Vulcan or even a Valkyrie. Recently he was in New Zealand to drive Steve Harrison's new Vantage...
600LT Hot Lap at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park with Rob Garofall | Giltrap TV
McLaren didn’t hold back when they designed the exhaust system on the 600LT, Shaun Summerfield discovered (much to his joy) that even on regular ‘pump’ fuel the road legal racer is a fire breathing monster. Now some smoke to go with the...
Mitch Evans on Formula E | Giltrap TV
With the series raced on narrow city streets with near to zero run-off; Formula-E boasts close to zero margin for error. As a relative veteran of the series Mitch Evans knows this as well as anyone…but he also knows that no matter how...
McLaren celebrates its Kiwi roots
Two young engineers from New Zealand have arrived in England to begin an internship established in honour of McLaren’s Kiwi founder, Bruce McLaren.
New Macan GTS
Porsche completes the Macan series with a distinctly sporty model - featuring a powerful engine, performance-oriented chassis, characteristic design and enhanced equipment.
2020 Kia Optima
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.
Scott Dixon to drive an Aston Martin in Bathurst 12 hour
R Motorsport have secured a superstar line-up in their Aston Martin Vantage GT3 for next January's Bathurst 12 Hour with New Zealand's NTT IndyCar Series legend Scott Dixon teaming up with Rick Kelly. Giltrap Group are proud to back the...
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 togetherFind out more
The Jaguar Project 8 | Giltrap TV
That Jaguar bosses signed off the Project 8 is a victory for engineers everywhere…and that we got to drive it at Hampton Downs was all the victory we needed.
New McLaren 620R sets the pace as road-legal version of McLaren GT4 race car
The New McLaren GT
Rewriting the rules of modern Grand Touring
Pikes Peak Continental GT
Bentley unveils the bold Continental GT Pikes Peak special edition
Porsche Cayenne has set the standard for sporting SUV’s since it first went on sale…now they have given it the Coupé treatment…with the typical Porsche magic. We take a closer look at the flagship Turbo S E-Hybrid.Find out more
Liam Lawson confirms plans to defend NZ Toyota Racing Series crown
Audi Sport Refreshes RS Models for 2020
Audi have published a dark teaser image to preview the upcoming additions to its lineup. Read more to see the upcoming 2020 models.
The New F-Type
The new Jaguar F-TYPE looks more beautiful than ever and embodies Jaguar design DNA in its purest form
The McLaren GT | Giltrap TV
The McLaren GT is a unique interpretation of a modern Grand Tourer – mid-engined, but still boasting all the hallmarks of the traditional Grand Tourer…it’s also beautiful.
Lamborghini Huracán EVO Esperienza Amplificata | Giltrap TV
Lamborghini Huracán EVO…the Amplified Experience at Hampton Downs.
Above and Beyond Experience at Kauri Bay Boomrock | Giltrap TV
Our team at Archibald and Shorter have the absolute pleasure to offer something truly special to our new Land Rover customers. As a gift with purchase, you are invited to the stunning Kauri Bay Boomrock to experience all your vehicle has to...
Rather than regrets, Sir John Key remembers his time in Parliament as the most remarkable and exciting time in an eventful life.
Cool Cars and Coffee at Cafe 66
One of the best selections of cool cars hosted down at Queens Wharf by Giltrap Group.
McLaren Pays Homage
New McLaren Elva is a 600kW brute paying homage to a Kiwi great.
Olympic Pairs New Challenge
Olympic and Team NZ sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have founded Live Ocean, an ocean conservation charity.
The All New KIA Seltos
The Art Of Small SUV
Audi Reveals RWD R8
Audi unveils the 2020 rear-wheel drive R8 as a permanent member of the line-up
The doctor is in
As Nano girl, Dr Michelle Dickinson is on an adventure, bringing science and all the explosions, flames and liquid nitrogen therein to kids everywhere.
New VW Golf Goes Big On Tech
What will be the hook that will keep the Volkswagen Golf in the game? In a word: Connectivity.
New Nissan Navara Warrior
Engineered & Tested for ‘Down under’ Conditions
Once In A Lifetime
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...
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 himselfFind out more
An Icon Reimagined
After years of anticipation and speculation, the all-new next-generation Land Rover Defender has finally been unveiled.
2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray
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.
The great Kiwi road trip might just about be the Volkswagen Touareg’s natural born setting. Which is pretty good going for a precision engineered SUV designed and built 18,000km away from Ohakune.
Saturday Morning SEAT
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…
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...
Rally New Zealand to Return to the World Stage in 2020
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.
World premiere of the Porsche Taycan
Puristic design and fully electric drive
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...
Hot New Thing
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...
Breaking the waves
Together and apart, Peter Burling and Blair Tuke boast an impressive catalogue of feats and victories on the ocean.
Rhythm & Blues
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....
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.
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.