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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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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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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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Cool Cars: Episode 17 | GiltrapTV

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

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Hunter Finds the Spoils

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

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GoPro releases HERO9 Black

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

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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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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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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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Cool Cars: Episode 16 | Giltrap TV

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

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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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Performance figures for new McLaren 765LT confirmed

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

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Audi quattro in the age of the EV

We deep dive into Audi’s new electric drive architecture and EV quattro systems that see optimised torque distribution mated with zero tailpipe emissions to satisfy drivers keen to conquer terrain but add only tyre prints behind.

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Cool Cars: Episode 15 | Giltrap TV

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

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Aston Martin DBX: Time Machine

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

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

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 14 | Giltrap TV

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

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

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

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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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McLaren Unveils All-New Architecture

A less ‘tubby’ tub will be at the heart of McLaren Automotive next generation of electrified Supercars. McLaren Automotive CEO, Mike Flewitt, has unveiled the brand’s all-new, flexible, lightweight vehicle architecture which will underpin...

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Bentley Continental GT model range redefines the replica

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

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Logitech delivers all-new G923 Racing Wheel & Pedal Box

The new Logitech G923 Racing Wheel and Pedal Box set features a new force feedback system, delivering next-level realism and performance for sim racers everywhere and in every discipline.

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New Porsche Panamera achieves lap record at the Nürburgring

An all-new Porsche Panamera has covered the 20.832 kilometres of the famed Nürburgring Nordschleife in exactly 7:29.81 minutes, making it the record holder in the ‘executive cars’ category.

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Cool Cars: Episode 12 | GiltrapTV

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

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Bond DBS Superleggera Bound for New Zealand

To celebrate the forthcoming 25th James Bond movie, No Time To Die, Aston Martin have created 25 special editions of the DBS Superleggera and Aston Martin Auckland have secured one for New Zealand.

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Volkswagen T6.1: The icon, updated

Bigger and more modern than ever, the Volkswagen T6.1 commercial van range takes all that was great about the iconic Kombi and turns it up to eleven.

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Compact firepower

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

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Aston Martin resumes AMR Young Driver Academy programme

As motorsport tentatively springs back into life across the globe, Aston Martin has announced its AMR Young Driver Academy is making a return to the track.

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New Bentayga Speed

Blending absolute luxury with absolute power, the newly unveiled Bentley Bentayga Speed represents the pinnacle of the Bentayga SUV family and showcases both the precision of Bentley’s hand-built craftsmanship and its focus on impeccable...

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Liam Lawson

Cool Cars: Episode 11 | GiltrapTV

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

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Audi e-tron S and S Sportback

The Fast Charger

Audi builds its cutting-edge e-tron electric vehicle portfolio further, with the newly announced Audi e-tron S and e-tron S Sportback, delivering dynamic driveability and energy efficiency in one premium package.

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Evans’ Above as Brothers chase an Electric Double.

Both Mitch and Simon Evans are in serious contention to win their respective classes in what is being billed as the most intense final series in motorsport history.

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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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McLaren and Gulf Oil sign strategic partnership

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

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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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Giltrap Audi Charges into the Lead

Giltrap Audi will soon have a 175kW DC fast-charger on site, meaning an Audi e-tron EV can be charged from zero to 80% in under 40 minutes.

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Talking Taycan

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

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The NEW 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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Lamborghini Auckland showcases Huracán EVO RWD to fans virtually

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

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The Audi RS Q3 is here

Available as both a compact SUV and SUV coupe, the new RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback deliver outstanding sports performance in a package that remains practical for the city and beyond.

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Nissan turns out a new Leaf

With a drivetrain inspired by the physics-defying GT-R sports car, the Ariya will join the Leaf, which is the world’s most popular electric vehicle, in Nissan’s growing zero emission line-up.

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Audi introduces the Q4 Sportback e-tron concept

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 9 | GiltrapTV

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

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Lamborghini Sián Roadster

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

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Aston Martin style on two wheels

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

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Lamborghini & Tecnomar reveal new motor yacht

Automobili Lamborghini and The Italian Sea Group present the worldwide premiere of ‘Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63’, the Tecnomar fleet’s new motor yacht available in a limited edition in reference to Lamborghini’s 1963 foundation.

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The End of an Era

After more than a decade in production, the final example of the Bentley Mulsanne has been completed, signifying the end of an illustrious and extraordinary lifespan.

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Cool Cars: Episode 8 | GiltrapTV

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

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Touareg V8 Walkaround | GiltrapTV

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

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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...

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Next-gen Golf GTI

The forthcoming eighth generation Volkswagen Golf GTI will underline its stereotypical sporty and engaging character with an all-new Vehicle Dynamics Manager system for even more performance.

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Range Rover marks 50 years of all-terrain luxury

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

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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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The new Jaguar F-TYPE

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 7 | GiltrapTV

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

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Powerful Elegance

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

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The Porsche Taycan | GiltrapTV

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

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Cupra Tavascan

The Cupra Tavascan Electric Concept has been named a winner at the Automotive Brand Contest 2020, honouring the best brands and design in the automotive industry.

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Bentley’s ‘Great Eight’ ends production

The final example of Bentley’s long-serving 6.75-litre V8 engine has left the production line at the firm’s factory in Crewe, UK.

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Bruce McLaren’s life and achievements remembered

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

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Speed Dating

50 years ago: On 14 June 1970, Porsche achieved its first overall victory in the 24 Hours of Le Mans with the 917. At the wheel: Hans Herrmann and Richard Attwood.

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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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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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Porsche Track Your Dream

Porsche has added a new feature to its My Porsche app which allows buyers of custom-ordered 911 and 718 sportscars to follow their new vehicle through every step of the production and distribution process.

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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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Cool Cars: Episode 4 | Giltrap TV

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

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Bentley Motors resumes production

Bentley Motors looks to come back stronger than ever as a team of over 1700 at the company’s Crewe headquarters begin a phased strategy to ramp up production once again.

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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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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.

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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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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 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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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.

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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 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.

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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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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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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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All-new Kia Sorento unveiled

Kia has revealed the all-new Sorento; the fourth generation of the Korean manufacturer’s flagship SUV. Featuring more space, connectivity and new all-wheel-drive technology, Kia says the new Sorento will raise the standard in the popular...

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New Volkswagen Caddy: working classier

The all-new Volkswagen Caddy compact van is well suited to New Zealand light commercial needs, combining the abilities of a cargo-carrying workhorse, with user-friendly car-like attributes that make it a comfortable drive after hours as...

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Bentley’s Birkin Blower Goes Digital

Bentley’s Blower Continuation Series reaches an important milestone as the first CAD digital model that forms the blueprint for the classic race car recreation is completed by the Mulliner Classic team, working from their homes under UK...

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The Future of Aston Martin

The monumental challenges of COVID-19 haven’t deterred Canadian billionaire Lawrence Stroll from increasing his investment in Aston Martin from 16.7% to 25%.

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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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McLaren Elva M6A Theme

McLaren’s Elva M6A Theme by MSO (McLaren Special Operations) external paint scheme replicates Bruce McLaren’s Can-Am conquering icon of 1967 in every detail.

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Cool Cars - Episode 1 | Giltrap TV

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

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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.

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Breaking Through

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...

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Nissan Leaf Nismo RC

Nissan shows off the head-turning Leaf Nismo RC on track

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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

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Quietly Confident

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.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Mitch Evans Interview

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...

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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He's back

Liam Lawson confirms plans to defend NZ Toyota Racing Series crown

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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.

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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.

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Lamborghini Huracán EVO Esperienza Amplificata | Giltrap TV

Lamborghini Huracán EVO…the Amplified Experience at Hampton Downs.

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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...

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Cool Cars and Coffee at Cafe 66

One of the best selections of cool cars hosted down at Queens Wharf by Giltrap Group.

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Olympic Pairs New Challenge

Olympic and Team NZ sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have founded Live Ocean, an ocean conservation charity.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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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…

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Taking Flight

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...

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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.

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Indelible

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...

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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...

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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.

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