Lamborghini celebrates record year in 2021

Automobili Lamborghini ended 2021 with a remarkable all-time record: 8,405 cars delivered worldwide, making it the company’s best year for sales ever.

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Lotus' New-look Tech Centre

From the start of 2022, the Geely design studio in Warwickshire, UK has a new name – the Lotus Tech Creative Centre Limited (LTCC).

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Audi powers on in gruelling Dakar Rally 2022

At the halfway point in the world’s toughest rally, Audi has six podium finishes in the daily results, reliably working electric drive systems, and is showcasing its racing e-mobility efforts in full competitive mode on debut.

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Inaugural Super GT series set to stun this summer

New for the 2022 calendar, Super GT brings cars from the global Porsche 911 GT3 Cup, GT4 and Ferrari Challenge categories together. The inaugural Super GT series will also see Kiwi ace Liam Lawson return home to complete demonstration runs...

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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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DBS Volante Drive | GiltrapTV

The Aston Martin DBS Volante is the ultimate Super Grand Tourer, combining the power of a Supercar with the level of luxury only a handbuilt car can offer.

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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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Come Back Home

Eight gold and five platinum singes; one double platinum, one triple. Eight New Zealand Music Awards, five ARIA nominations. Actor, burgeoning fashion icon, te reo champion. Survivor. Stan Walker.

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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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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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YY Nation Launches New Sneakers

YY Nation, a new sustainable shoe brand from New Zealand, is launching here and in the U.S. with its eco-friendly Legacy Footwear Collection, which includes the world’s lowest carbon footprint sneaker.

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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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Art Of Fusion: The Hublot Big Bang Meca-10

The Hublot brand has become synonymous in the luxury timepiece landscape, indeed, realising it’s a relative new brand to the category, comes as surprise to many. Founded in Switzerland, in just 1980, It’s rise to icon status has been as...

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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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“There will be huge interest” – Transport Minister on the Polestar 2

Transport Minister Michael Wood was one of the first New Zealanders to get behind the wheel of the Polestar 2 this week, ahead of first deliveries of the all-new Electric vehicle.

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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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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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Final Design Direction for the Polestar 5

In the latest episode of its YouTube documentary series, “Precept: from Concept to Car”, Polestar has previewed more of the final design direction for the forthcoming Polestar 5.

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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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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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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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Standard Issue creating timeless knitwear

Well-known New Zealand knitwear brand, Standard Issue, has embraced transparency and sustainability in the crafting of all its garments, including the recently revealed spring/summer 2021 line.

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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 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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Brendon Leitch | Sebring 24 Hour

Contesting the first 24 Hour race in the iconic track’s 70 year history this weekend is Giltrap-Group sponsored Brendon Leitch. The Kiwi will be racing his first ever 24 hour race with the German, Leipert Motorsport team piloting a beastly...

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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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The McLaren Artura is home | GiltrapTV

Welcome to New Zealand…welcome home, McLaren Artura. This McLaren’s supercar for the future - a plug in hybrid supercar that distills everything McLaren have ever learned, with ultralight engineering – blistering electrified power –...

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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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Kiwi Emma Gilmour becomes McLaren’s first female driver

McLaren Racing have announced Kiwi rally driver, 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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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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Porsche 718 Cayman GT RS

Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 RS

The Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 is getting a big brother: the 718 Cayman GT4 RS. And the new top model of the 718 family has shown it’ll be well prepared for its forthcoming world premiere.

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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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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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Aston Martin DB5 x Corgi

James May has called British Toymaker, Corgi’s, rendition of Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 the most significant car ever made. Leaning into that success, Aston Martin have scaled up the emotive packaging to help promote their collaboration in No...

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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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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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Fine furniture crafted exclusively in New Zealand by Trenzseater

Award winning interior design and furniture company, Trenzseater, have a new selection of beautiful furniture, designed and manufactured exclusively in New Zealand.

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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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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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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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Audi reveal their second of three new concepts: The grandsphere

Like a first class flight, the 5.35m long grandsphere sedan combines the luxury of private travel in the greatest of comfort with a comprehensive onboard experience.

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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 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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Looking at the past and future of Lotus Sportscars

As the Giltrap Group announce their representation of Lotus cars in New Zealand, we look at where the brand has come from and learn more about their very ambitious plans for the future

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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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‘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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Land Rover Defender V8 Bond Edition

Exclusively available to just 300 buyers around the world, the Defender V8 Bond Edition’s interior features laser etching detailing that it is ‘one of 300’ and the SV Bespoke logo.

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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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SVO Creates Ultimate Range Rover Sport SVR

Special Vehicle Operations has launched a special edition Range Rover Sport SVR with spectacular new solid glass flake paintwork options for the first time.

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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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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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First Bacalar and Blower customer cars hand-finished by Bentley Mulliner

A look at the past and to the future as the first customer deliveries of Bentley’s coach built Bacalar and Blower Continuation models are produced.

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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 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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Bentley Flying Spur Mulliner

Flying Spur Mulliner builds even further on “the best car in the world”. Available with Bentley’s all-new V6 petrol Hybrid, or sublime V8 and W12 petrol powertrains

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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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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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Audi e-tron GT | GiltrapTV

With a touch of muscle car styling, the Audi e-tron GT is proof that zero-emissions don’t have to be zero-cool. So how does the 800 volt GT deliver on New Zealand roads?

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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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Vale Dot Townshend

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

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Fresh features, more power for new Porsche Macan line-up

The crossover Porsche power pairing of the Macan S and Macan GTS have received design refreshes, more power and revised centre consoles for the new model year.

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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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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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Extended family

Fulfilling a dual-purpose role for more buyers than ever before, the once-humble work ute has evolved into the ultimate family lifestyle vehicle.

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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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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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Always meet your heroes

Held at the Giltrap Group’s stunning headquarters in Grey Lynn, Auckland, the 2021 Starship Foundation Supercar Show brought together a vast array of incredible automotive icons.

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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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Automobili Lamborghini | Goodwood Festival of Speed

Automobili Lamborghini debuted the Aventador LP 780-4 Ultimae on its stand at Goodwood Festival of Speed, 8-11 July, following the worldwide virtual unveil of the ‘final Aventador’ on 7 July.

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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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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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Audi marks 50 Years of “Vorsprung durch Technik”

The Audi slogan “Vorsprung durch Technik” is marking its 50 year anniversary this year. Even half a century after its inception, the world-famous slogan of the Four Rings hasn’t lost any of its appeal.

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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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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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Porsche Debuts Cayenne Turbo GT

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

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New Continental GT3 racecar takes on Pikes Peak

The Bentley Continental GT3 Pikes Peak proved to be the fastest racecar running on renewable fuel at this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

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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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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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Cool Cars: Episode 30 | GiltrapTV

This week on Cool Cars we drive the all-new Skoda Octavia RS and the Bentley Bentayga V8, we check out the new Audi e-tron GT, head to Christchurch with our showcase, and take a look at the new Giltrap Nissan.

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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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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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Brendon Leitch talks Lamborghini Junior GT3 Team | GiltrapTV

Brendon Leitch has just secured a drive with the Lamborghini GT3 Juniors. During our chat with him prior to his departure to Europe earlier this year, we discussed this very topic.

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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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ALL NEW 2021 Škoda Octavia RS (4K Drive) | GiltrapTV

The All-New Octavia RS truly personifies all of the “Simply Clever” characteristics that define Skoda. Smart, practical, stylish and best of all sporty, the Octavia RS really is everything you could ask for in a wagon…and a whole lot more.

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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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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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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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Bentley: 75 Years of Cars in Crewe

Bentley Motors today marks 75 years of car production from the luxury marque’s iconic factory in Crewe, England.

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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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Audi: Q5 and SQ5 Sportback Pricing Revealed

Combining svelte exterior design with SUV versatility, the forthcoming Audi Q5 Sportback and SQ5 Sportback pairing offer a new body style and trademark Audi premium performance in one thrilling package.

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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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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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Jaguar Racing | Monaco E-Prix

Mitch Evans has secured his third podium for Jaguar Racing this season after a thrilling race on the iconic streets on Monaco.

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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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Volkswagen partners with Surfing New Zealand

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

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Volvo + Didi

Volvo Cars has teamed up with leading mobility technology platform DiDi in order to further develop autonomous self-driving vehicles.

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Cutting Edge Coffee

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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Billy Stairmand Riding the wave

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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Food for thought

For The Salvation Army, the logistics required to distribute food and household items to those in need across a vast geographic region, means staff and volunteers have to keep everything moving.

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Precious metal

Modern exotics and cherished classics stood side-by-side at the 2021 Classic Cover Ellerslie Car Show in Auckland.

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2021 Jaguar F-PACE SVR Drive | GiltrapTV

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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Democratising the DC

The first publicly accessible high-powered 175kW DC charger for electric vehicles in Auckland City has been switched on at Giltrap Audi’s stylish dealership in Grey Lynn.

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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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2021 Porsche Roadshow | Giltrap Porsche

Nothing quite compares to a Porsche in full flight...Check out some footage from our time at the 2021 Porsche Roadshow. Big thanks to Porsche New Zealand for all their hard work and our customers for making it such an awesome experience!

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Starship Supercar Show Teaser

Super cars, Super crowds & Super smiles.

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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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Greg Murphy talks Street Smart | GiltrapTV

Forget ABBA and IKEA, Bathurst legend Greg Murphy believes that Sweden’s best global success story is the way they teach their young drivers to be safe behind the wheel, and with a safety record more than two times better than New...

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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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Featured | Lexus LFA

If you had to write an on-the-spot list of supercars, odds are you would forget to add the Lexus LFA.

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Featured | Ferrari Monza SP2

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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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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Featured | Koenigsegg Agera

‘Agera’ means to “take action”. Which is a rather fitting nameplate for a 400km/h hypercar, we’re sure you’d agree.

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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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NEW Golf Mk 8 Walkaround | GiltrapTV

Introducing the latest iteration of the iconic Volkswagen Golf - The Mk 8. Packed with more technology than ever before, this all-new Golf is truly a modern hatchback.

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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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First Jaguar Classic E-Type 60 Collection cars revealed

The first reborn Jaguar E-Type 60 pair has been unveiled by the manufacturer on the 60th birthday of the iconic model.

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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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65 Years of production at Volkswagen’s Commercial Vehicle factory

On 8 March 1956, production started at the factory after an unbelievable construction period of just one year.

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Lamborghini’s iconic Countach LP500 turns 50

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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Cool Cars: Episode 24 | GiltrapTV

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 Volvo XC40 Recharge | GiltrapTV

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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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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Volkswagen AG & Microsoft Partner for AI Project

Volkswagen AG advances towards self-driving cars with Microsoft cloud-computing tech

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Cool Cars: Episode 23 | GiltrapTV

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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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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VW Grand California 600: Vehicle Features | GiltrapTV

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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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.

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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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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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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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Shane van Gisbergen on Winning Bathurst

Shaun caught up with Shane following his Bathurst victory

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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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SEAT Tarraco Walkaround | GiltrapTV

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

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2021 Bentley Bentayga | GiltrapTV

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

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McLaren 620R | GiltrapTV

The road-legal version of McLaren's GT4 race car is here - the 620R

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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.

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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.

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Bigger, more practical, more efficient, more intelligent – The all-new Caddy is ready for take-off

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SKODA New Zealand, proud to support the New Zealand Police

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Back to the Future as Stephan Winklemann returns as President and CEO of Lamborghini

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Sophisticated enhancements announced for new Land Rover Discovery

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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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Scott Dixon, 6-Time IndyCar Champ: Interview | GiltrapTV

Shaun caught up with Scott following his 6th IndyCar Series win.

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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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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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Nanoleaf adds Hexagons light panel tech to colourful range

Nanoleaf’s array of brilliantly colourful, fully customisable light panels has expanded with the new Hexagons range.

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Jaguar Land Rover Reveals New Noise Cancelling Tech

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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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...

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Buying a Compact SUV? Know The Top 5 Features To Look For

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.

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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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Nissan Z Proto points way forward to all-new Z coupe

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.

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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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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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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.

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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...

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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...

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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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Plug & Play... or Just Play

Porsche Panamera offers best in class performance either way.

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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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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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Dixon on the front row for Indy 500

Scott Dixon will start his Indianapolis 500 campaign on the front row after recording the second-quickest qualifying speed of 371 km/h on the famed speedway in America’s mid-west.

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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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New Zealand’s first DBX rolls off the St Athan production line

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.

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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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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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Hunter McElrea scores his first Indy Pro 2000 Podium

Young Kiwi Racer Hunter McElrea has finished second in the final race of the weekend at Mid-Ohio.

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The Essence of Lamborghini

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

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Lamborghini x 24 Bottles

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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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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Cool Cars: Episode 10 | GiltrapTV

In this episode of Cool Cars we get our first look at the new Land Rover Defender, launch the Lamborghini Huracan EVO RWD down-under and Nissan unveiled the Ariya EV.

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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.

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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.

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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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The Standard Bearer gets even better

The pinnacle of Lexus design, technology and sumptuous styling, updates to the latest LS sedan – a model which traces its lineage right back to the very first Lexus – have been revealed to a global audience.

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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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Lawson dominates Race 2 in Spielberg for maiden F3 win

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.

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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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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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Most powerful Lamborghini V12 ever breaks cover

The new track-only Lamborghini SCV12 Squadra Corse hypercar makes its worldwide debut after a gruelling test regime.

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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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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...

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Dixon Wins Season Opener

Scott Dixon has hit the ground running in his return to the rack track, winning the season opener in Texas.

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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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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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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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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.

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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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Bentley Continental GT V8

Immense power, exquisite luxury: the Bentley Continental GT V8

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The New Nissan Juke

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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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

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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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Interactive live stream opens Audi’s design lab to all

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.

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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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The New Volvo XC90 Inscription T8 Twin Engine In Birch Light Metallic

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.

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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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Volkswagen T-Cross SUV Dynamic

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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New Land Rover Defender: the definition of durability

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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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.

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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...

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Audi to Depart DTM

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.

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Jenson Button

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.

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Polestar

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...

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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.

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Cool Cars: Episode 2 | Giltrap TV

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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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.

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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.

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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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Watches for Winter

Showcasing exquisite detailing from the world’s top timepiece manufacturers, here are five of 66’s picks for the best men’s watches this winter.

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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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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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Porsche Taycan Mountains

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.

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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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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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