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Liam Lawson’s first lap of Bathurst to be in an F1 car

Giltrap Group supported driver, Liam Lawson, will be stepping into the Red Bull F1 car again in February. This time at the legendary Bathurst circuit ahead of the Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour. 3-5 February.

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Kingmaker

Ian Callum is one of those legends in the car industry whose very name instantly recalls some of the utterly iconic cars he has designed during a 40-year career working around the world.

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Callum Hedge takes convincing win to stay in hunt for Toyota Formula championship

Giltrap Group supported driver, Callum Hedge, drove to victory from seventh on the grid in Teretonga’s second race this weekend reigniting his championship challenge in the 2023 Castrol Toyota Formula Oceania Championship.

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Z

For a seemingly innocuous part of a car’s bodywork, the lure of the rearmost pillar appears incredibly strong among certain car companies. Irrespective of the style of car, or the geographical location in which its shape is conceived,...

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‘Roc slide

Volkswagen’s impressive roster of revitalised R performance machines keeps on rolling in, with the introduction during spring of the 221kW/400Nm T-Roc R. It’s the ‘Baby R’ with bite.

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Amazing Race

Over the past few years, 33-year-old Kiwi, Shane van Gisbergen, has earned a reputation for being able to drive anything, anywhere and to be immediately competitive with unparalleled ease. The last 12 months have arguably proven to be one...

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Home of summer adventures

Imagine a summer of exploration in your own mountain playground. Mt Cardrona Station’s alpine village community is the home of adventure in the wide-open spaces of the magnificent Cardrona Valley.

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The Backyard Cook

A love of great food has taken Marty Shanahan from the boardroom to the kitchen, the backyard, and beyond.

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Life Less Ordinary

Polestar revealed the all-new Polestar 3 electric performance SUV to the media in Copenhagen in October, and 66 Magazine was there as the covers were taken off.

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Setting Out

The Volvo C40 Recharge represents the first step on the Scandinavian brand’s electrification journey. And it’s a step which is as surefooted and accomplished as you’d anticipate from Volvo.

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Stylish, breezy and versatile, the polo shirt has it all.

This season Crane Brothers is introducing a colourful and bold block stripe polo with a buttonless collar and a micro bouclé muted stripe polo with a more traditional double button collar.

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Platinum Experience at Royal Auckland

Iconic card provider American Express is enhancing the experience of holding one of their Platinum Cards with a selection of curated events. In collaboration with Giltrap Group, American Express recently invited some lucky Platinum...

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Getting the family out on the water this summer

Australasian distributor for Crownline, Finseeker, Ocean Craft Marine & Herley Boats, Terry Elmsly is rapidly growing dealer representation internationally and here in New Zealand, recently adding three new agents across the country.

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A Slice of Evans at Archibald & Shorter North Shore

To celebrate Formula E’s most successful brothers, Mitch Evans race winning Jaguar Formula E race car has joined Simon’s I-Pace eTrophy Championship winning car at Archibald and Shorter North Shore.

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Audi New Zealand partner with The Curve to launch financial savings tool

Audi has partnered with an investing education platform, The Curve, to create an online savings calculator that aims to simplify saving and help Kiwi women reach their financial goals.

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Must haves: 1:43 scale Bentley Bacalar and Continental GT

Missed the boat on Bentley’s exclusive coach built Bacalar? No worries, the English car maker has now released official miniatures of both Bacalar and Continental GT models.

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Young tennis stars win national acclaim after playing centre-court at ASB Classic

In a youth-focussed initiative supported by Jaguar New Zealand, New Zealand’s up and coming tennis talent had the opportunity to showcase their skills in front of a crowd of thousands at the ASB Classic tournament. Two of the four Kiwi kids...

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Kia wins Good Design Awards for 2023 Niro and Concept EV9

Kia has been recognised as a force to be reckoned with in the recent Good Design awards, where the brand secured awards for two electrified models.

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Perfectly in tune - The Bentley Orchestra

Bentley continues their tradition of creative Christmas celebrations, with its own, unique version of The Nutcracker, created entirely from sounds of the Bentley workshop.

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Volkswagen Amarok, ID. Buzz both achieve 5-star safety

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has announced both the Amarok ute range and the forthcoming ID. Buzz electric van have received the top 5-star safety rating from Euro NCAP.

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ABB to assist Z Energy deliver a future mobility experience

Z Energy is looking to its new partnership with ABB to best serve customers of tomorrow with robust and intelligent electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

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Omega celebrates 60 years of James Bond with anniversary timepiece

Marking the 60th anniversary of the James Bond franchise, two new OMEGA watches have been announced, each one paying homage to the spy through innovation and impressive materials – with a touch of film magic infused within the design.

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Liam Lawson debuts in Super Formula car at Suzuka

Giltrap Group sponsored driver, Liam Lawson has made his testing debut in Japan’s top tier Super Formula series at Suzuka.

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Dynamic power meets expressive design: The Audi RS 6 Avant Performance

More powerful and faster than any RS 6 to date: the new Audi RS 6 Avant performance is bursting with extras that sharpen the model’s appearance and make for a more emotive driving experience.

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Polestar Electric Roadster concept on display at the Car Store, Auckland

The stunning Polestar Electric Roadster concept will be on display in New Zealand at Newmarket’s Car Store during December.

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2023 Audi Q4 e-tron NZ pricing and specification released

Arriving early 2023, the popular Audi Q4 is now offered with an electric e-tron drivetrain and the local specification will be impressive.

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Rolex celebrates 20 year partnership with iconic Sydney - Hobart Yacht Race

Incomparable and iconic, the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race has inspired sailors since 1945. Rolex has partnered with the event for two decades this year.

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Skoda New Zealand accelerates electrification campaign with Enyaq iV

Kiwi drivers will have an electric Škoda available from 2023 and the brand’s electrification campaign is being accelerated for New Zealand.

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The art of the Bentley Flying B

Luxury manufacturer Bentley has recently updated its iconic ‘Flying B’ bonnet mascot for just the sixth time.

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GMSV and Chevrolet Racing preview Silverado ‘Off-Road Racer’ concept

GM Specialty Vehicles (GMSV) and Chevrolet Racing have staged a surprise preview of a homegrown concept vehicle, the Chevrolet Silverado ZR2.

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Huawei launches its flagship smartwatch, the GT 3 Pro

With a big focus on its suitability in the water, Huawei has announced its new GT 3 Pro also boasts an ultra-clear large screen, up to 14 days battery life, ECG tracking and improved water-resistant performance that supports freediving up...

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All-new Kindle lightest, most compact yet

Amazon has launched the lightest and most compact Kindle yet, with a glare-free, 6-inch, high-resolution display, up to six weeks of battery life, and 16GB of storage.

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Asics' announces retro sports summer capsule collection

Asics has teamed up with Australian label P.E Nation for its firs head-to-toe collection.

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Audi updates the famous four rings

Audi has introduced a new two-dimensional design to the iconic four rings on the exterior of its models.

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Bentley teams with famed shoemaker 'The Surgeon' to create bespoke sneakers

Bentley and ‘The Surgeon’ have created an exclusive line of sneakers reserved for Mulliner clients and collectors.

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All new Lexus RX launches with full slate of hybrid performance tech

Four all new variants of Lexus’ ever-popular RX SUV are set to debut on Kiwi roads, all boasting new turbo hybrid electric powertrains.

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A brilliant weekend for Kiwi F1 hopeful, Liam Lawson at Yas Marina

Giltrap Group sponsored driver Liam Lawson has driven an outstanding weekend at Yas Marina, impressing in both F2 and Formula One categories.

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Paco Rabanne Captures The Essence Of Fame With New Fragrance

Paco Rabanne has revealed its new fragrance, Fame, which the parfumier says pays tribute to a new era of femininity, while capturing the Parisian spirit of the ‘Rabanne woman’.

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Kowtow launces new campaign in conjunction with sustainability strategy

Kowtow is ending the year on a high note with ‘Positive Impact’, a campaign to launch its summer collection and release its Sustainability Strategy to the public for the first time.

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Porsche reveals retro rally inspired 911 Dakar

With an increased ride height, specially developed all terrain tyres, and the option for owners to customise with roof basket, rally equipment or a roof tent, the new Porsche 911 Dakar is just as comfortable off-road as it is on the...

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Tudor Pelagos FXD wins 'Best Diver's Watch' honours

The Tudor Pelagos FXD has been awarded the ‘Best Diver’s Watch’ at the Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève. This is the eighth time in 10 years Tudor has won a category at the prestigious Grand Prix d'Horlogerie de Genève.

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Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato all-terrain super sports car revealed

Engineered to explore any terrain, Lamborghini says the new V10 Huracán Sterrato has been designed to inspire a whole new generation of super sports car enthusiasts.

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Kiwi Brendon Hartley takes record third FIA WEC driver’s championship

Giltrap Group supported Brendon Hartley has helped pilot the Toyota Gazoo Racing #8 GR010 Hybrid to become the first to win three driver’s championship in the top category of the FIA World Endurance Championship.

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Giltrap Audi In The Car Store

Giltrap Audi is proud to showcase the fully electric e-tron GT quattro, and Audi Q3 Sportback at The Car Store, Westfield Newmarket. See these vehicles for yourself, until Tuesday 22nd November.

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Rolex and filmmaker James Cameron unveil Oyster Perpetual Deepsea Challenge

Inspired by the experimental watch that accompanied James Cameron on his historic 10,908-metre (35,787 feet) descent into the Mariana Trench in 2012, the Rolex Deepsea Challenge represents a new milestone in the world of Rolex divers’...

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Volvo reveals all-new flagship EX90 electric SUV

Volvo has unveiled the EX90, a seven-seater all-electric SUV designed to take the famed Swedish manufacturer into a decisive new era of electric mobility.

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Bold, range defining Audi Q8 e-tron revealed

Audi has launched the new Audi Q8 e-tron, featuring more battery capacity and higher charging performance, along with fresh exterior looks.

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New Summer trends from Levis and Birkenstock to look out for

Summer is guaranteed to be retrotastically vibrant with these essentials from both Levis and Birkenstock. Mix and Match at your leisure!

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Introducing COS × Lea Colombo. A collaboration featuring a mood-boosting capsule collection

Polestar are not pulling any punches when it comes to holding the car industry to account for climate change objectives they outline. In fact they want them etched in stone.

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One Simple Formula

After seven years working alongside Lewis Hamilton, Angela Cullen describes herself as part of the Formula One furniture. But with close to half a million Instagram followers, the New Zealander hardly lives in the shadows.

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Desert Stormer

Desirable, dynamic, and digital. The new third-generation Range Rover Sport, revealed to media in Dubai earlier this year, ups the ante as perhaps the most versatile, premium, and powerful luxury SUV anyone might ever need.

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No more anxiety: The latest generation EV charging infrastructure from ABB

Smarter, more powerful and, crucially, faster electric vehicle charging infrastructure is on its way to New Zealand, thanks to ABB’s new 360kW charger.

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ALPHA: The Ultimate Trading Experience

If you’re trading financial markets you want access to leading edge technology and premium support. CMC Markets ALPHA clients receive a unique trading experience.

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Wanaka Power Sports New Product Line Up Announced

Stocking some of the world’s most advanced motorbikes, specialist boats, power watercraft and outdoor equipment, the Wanaka Power store is a mecca for powersports enthusiasts in the region.

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Sound design

With design labs focusing on the automotive sector in Detroit, Munich, Suzhou, Seoul and Tokyo, industrial design agency, Huemen, works within Harman International Industries – the company behind some of the most famous nameplates you’ll...

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The ultimate 'express' coffee experience

Tiger Coffee, distributors of the Swiss made Thermoplan automated coffee machines favoured by large scale retail and hospitality, now offer a retail machine for coffee lovers in a rush. Designed to extend revenue streams, the machine is...

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Circle Work

Across 12 days, over 200 guests tackled what Audi New Zealand believes are the world’s most demanding driving surfaces under the guidance of expert ice driving instructors, learning how to master the skills needed to steer, counter-steer...

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Curved air

Think electric SUVs are the only futureproofed model on the menu for the world’s leading carmakers? Think again. Volkswagen recently provided a tempting foretaste of a differently silhouetted ID. model – a streamlined fully-electric sedan....

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Caretakers of your dream

Dreams should be lived. And some should be driven. That’s the ethos behind Porsche’s new campaign that celebrates the passionate caretakers of your dream at Porsche service departments around the Asia Pacific region.

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Into the sunset...

Building on the legacy of the Elise and Exige, the Emira represents a quantum leap forward for Lotus. Mixing instantly recognisable brand signatures with a paradigm shift in levels of practicality, comfort, and technology, the Emira is...

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The Classic

On rally stages and circuits all over Europe, the Škoda 130 RS commanded more respect from drivers and rivals alike than any other Škoda before it.

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Freedom for all the family

Nothing evokes the spirit of freedom on four wheels quite like a Volkswagen campervan. With sophisticated style and clever design features tailored to adventurers of all stripes, the three-model Volkswagen California campervan range...

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Lawson Ready For Second Alpha Tauri F1 Drive

Liam Lawson will have his second outing with the Scuderia AlphaTauri Formula 1 team this weekend when he takes part in Free Practice 1 at the Mexican Grand Prix

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Aesop Poetry of Place collection celebrates neighbourhoods and communities around the globe

Aesop has revealed a collection of seasonal gift kits designed to tell stories of local culture and neighbourly connection, themed around the Australian company’s global network of stores.

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Camilla and Marc x Otiumberg capsule jewellery collection announced

Design label Camilla and Marc has teamed up with European jewellery designers Otiumberg to launch a limited-edition capsule collection of fine jewellery pieces.

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Jaguar Design Drives architectural tour series announced

In conjunction with the latest series of hit television show, Grand Designs New Zealand, Jaguar has announced an interactive tour of significant homes from around the country.

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Ken Block and Audi electrify Vegas

US drift artist and Audi ambassador, Ken Block, has released his long-awaited Electrikhana video featuring the Audi S1 Hoonitron as one of the principal performers.

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Astronaut’s Omega Speedmaster sells for off-the-planet price at auction

An Omega Speedmaster chronograph, previously owned and worn by NASA astronaut Walter “Wally” Schirra, has sold at auction for just over US$1,9m.

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Unleash the future: Global news broadcast from Lotus, about eagerly anticipated Hyper-SUV

Three versions of the all-new and all-electric lifestyle model from Lotus – Eletre, Eletre S and Eletre R

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Giltrap Group Motorsport win class in South Island Endurance Championship

The Giltrap Group Motorsport team have picked up some silverware again winning the Class 3 championship in the South Island Endurance Racing series this week.

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Bentley opens the ultimate 'Toy Box'

Bentley has opened a new hall within its Crewe factory dedicated to showcasing an expanded line up of Heritage Collection vehicles in one setting. The new facility means that every member of Bentley’s Heritage Collection is now kept on the...

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All-electric Lexus UX 300e driving range extended to 450km

Lexus’ battery electric UX 300e will receive increased battery capacity when its 2023 facelift model arrives, delivering an estimated WLTP range of 450km.

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Nissan X-Trail e-Power with e-4orce confirmed for New Zealand

With local deliveries starting in early 2023, Nissan has announced its new e-Power with e-4orce hybrid technology will be available in well-equipped X-Trail ST-L and Ti-L trim levels.

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Van Gisbergen takes his second Bathurst title

Giltrap Group sponsored Shane van Gisbergen navigated an incident-filled race to secure his second Bathurst 1000 title and the final win for Holden at the Mountain.

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Rolex's heroes at the Goodwood revival

Rolex shares the Goodwood Revival’s quest to preserve the past and its most treasured items for future generations, having supported the Rolex Drivers’ Club and the event as the Official Timepiece since 2004.

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Škoda New Zealand Rally Team claim second in New Zealand Rally Championship.

Strong consistent results throughout the season key to the points tally in the first year of Ben Hunt driving the Škoda Fabia R5 Rally car.

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New home for Crownline, Finseeker, Ocean Craft and Herley boats in Wanaka

We’ve featured many Crownline, Finseeker, Ocean Craft and Herley boats in 66 Magazine and these exciting brands continue to grow in New Zealand with a dealer now appointed in Wanaka.

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New Zealand: Rallying's Great Stage

The FIA World Rally Championship was decided at the Repco Rally New Zealand in Auckland this weekend and the world saw our talent and passion for the sport.

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Standard Issue x Tracey Tawhiao ORA Blanket celebrating spring

Following the sold-out autumn toned first release, Standard Issue have introduced new colourways for their collaboration with local artist, Tracey Tawhiao.

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Volvo EX90 expected to be one of the world’s safest cars

Due to be revealed in November and launched in 2023, Volvo’s EX90 promises to become one of, if not, the world’s safest car.

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Giltrap Group Motorsport take another win at Invercargill

Teretonga Park Raceway provided plenty of action on Saturday with Round 2 of the Carter’s Tyre Service South Island Endurance Series.

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Van Gisbergen and Bent Hunt in good form ahead of the Rally of New Zealand

Giltrap Group backed drivers, Shane van Gisbergen and Ben Hunt are both strong contenders to take home first Kiwi honours at the Rally of New Zealand which starts this week.

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Allbirds bring innovation to lifestyle footwear with new Plant Pacer

All new from innovative sustainable footwear designers, Allbirds, the Plant Pacer offers a modern twist and sustainable push on the classic court sneaker.

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Flying Spur Speed completes Bentley model range makeover

With the launch of the Flying Spur halo model, the performance-focused Speed, Bentley completes the introduction of its updated portfolio of premium luxury vehicles. In replacing the standard Flying Spur, the 466kW twin turbo Speed will be...

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Deadly Ponies debuts new silhouettes in Voyage SS22 range

Renowned New Zealand design house, Deadly Ponies, has presented its unisex Voyage collection as part of the Spring Summer 2022 seasonal release.

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Volkswagen ID. Buzz Cargo awarded ‘International Van of the Year 2023’

Volkswagen’s headline-grabbing electric commercial van, the ID. Buzz Cargo, has won further praise this week, taking out the International Van of the Year award in Europe.

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Twin-turbo V8 Hybrid to power Lamborghini at Le Mans

The Hypercar class contender aligns with the Cor Tauri company strategy as Automobili Lamborghini embarks on a future of hybridisation in its road car production.

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Hunter McElrea wins Indy Lights Rookie of the Year

Giltrap Group sponsored driver, Hunter McElrea has won Indy Lights Rookie of the Year after the category’s finale at Laguna Seca.

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Timberland's Handsewn Boat Shoes taking inspiration from classic comfort

Renowned footwear designers Timberland have combined GreenStride comfort soles and Regenerative Leather in two classic silhouettes, pairing heritage from the past with eco-innovation and progressive style for today.

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Volkswagen ID. XTREME previews future of off-road electric excitement

Volkswagen has unveiled the ID. XTREME concept, designed to showcase the performance potential and versatility of the manufacturer’s modular electric drive systems in an entirely off-road adventure setting.

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Checking Volkswagen's ID

The on-trend term is minimalistic, but experiencing the Volkswagen ID.4 on New Zealand roads for the first time, the overriding feeling that this car is straight to the point. The only hint of novelty are the 'play/pause' icons on the...

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Callum Hedge takes round win at Pukekohe

Giltrap Group sponsored Callum Hedge has secured another round win in the Toyota 86 series in front of huge crowds at the ITM Supersprint event at Pukekohe.

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Volkswagen T-Roc R Drive

The T-Roc is the Golf sassier sibling, the middle ground between the hatch and the Tiguan; a crossover with street cred… and when the 'R' factor is added – the looks go up a notch. Sitting 20mm lower, the stance has more than a touch of...

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GM salutes end of an era at final Pukekohe Supercars round

Kiwi race fans will have one final chance to see the iconic Holden Supercar compete at Pukekohe during September, as GM Australia and New Zealand celebrate the end of one era and the start of the next.

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Gamer's delight: JBL launch new Quantum TWS earbuds

Designed for gamers who believe a wireless experience helps create a truly immersive one, JBL’s latest Quantum TWS (True Wireless Stereo) in-ear headphones have hit the market.

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Hunter McElrea resigns to Andretti and Kiwis take to the Podium again in Portland

Giltrap Group sponsored Hunter McElrea has had his contract with Andretti Autosport renewed for the 2023 Indy Lights season, while Kiwi’s Scott McLaughlin and Scott Dixon have taken first and third respectively in the IndyCar race at...

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Giltrap Group Motorsport One for One at Ruapuna

Giltrap Group Motorsport drivers Simon Evans and Marco Giltrap have finished first in class at the first round of the South Island Endurance Series

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Polestar 6 LA Concept Edition Sells-Out In One Week

“The open-top-plus-electric combination is clearly one that appeals to even the most die-hard petrolheads.”- Thomas Ingenlath, Polestar CEO

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Aēsop adds luxurious Eidesis Eau De Parfum to Othertopias scent range

Aēsop has released its new fragrance, Eidesis Eau de Parfum, devised in partnership with Barnabé Fillion, a long-term collaborator who is the nose behind the previous three Othertopias scents: Miraceti, Karst and Erémia.

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Diablo: the legendary Lamborghini V12

In a year full of V12 celebrations, the iconic Diablo VT was Lamborghini’s first four-wheel drive super sports car

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Polestar to Power Foiling Boats

Multi-year agreement with Swedish hydrofoil electric boat company, Candela, extends Polestar’s efforts to drive sustainable electric mobility beyond the automotive industry.

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Introducing The New V12 Vantage Roadster: The Ultimate Expression of Style, Sound and Speed

What better way to appreciate the aural delight of Aston Martin’s V12 Vantage than an open air variant. Welcome, the Vantage V12 Roadster.

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Performance Shock: Kia stuns establishment with 576HP EV6 GT

Kia has stunned the performance car establishment at Monterey Car Week with the debut of the high-performance EV6 GT.

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Urus Performante the Supersonic SUV

Fresh from its record-breaking run at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Road, the new Lamborghini Urus Performante has been officially launched at Pebble Beach.

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Bentley's Design Revolution

Bentley has previewed their new design language with the new Batur coupe, the most powerful Bentley in history.

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The Best of the Best - Monterey Car Week 2022

With 27 separate events staged over 10 days every August, Monterey Car Week has become one of the world’s greatest automotive spectacles.

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27 Names drops Truly, Madly, Sleepy

With a cheeky nod to Australian pop duo, Savage Garden’s 1997 pièce de résistance Truly, Madly, Deeply, 27 Names’s newest campaign, Truly, Madly, Sleepy, is a welcome life raft of levity in a sea of brooding look books of late.

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Aston Martin stuns with open cockpit DBR22 concept

Aston Martin has unveiled a stunning two-seater open cockpit concept called the DBR22. The sleek carbon fibre bodywork conceals a V12 Twin-Turbo powertrain capable of launching the fully functional concept car to 100km/h in 3.4 seconds.

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Levis x Ganni Returns For Summer

Levi’s and Copenhagen-based ready-to-wear fashion brand, Ganni have collaborated for the third time with a natural-hued collection and campaign featuring American Youtuber, Emma Chamberlain and friends.

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Porsche Taycan Sets New Nürburgring Record

A Porsche Taycan Turbo S has taken the series-production electric car record at the famous Nürburgring, with a seven minute, 33 second lap time.

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Introducing the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4

The Galaxy Z Fold4 is the result of Samsung Galaxy’s enduring innovation in the foldable device space and their most powerful smartphone yet.

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Audi New Zealand reveals its electrified line up for 2023

Audi announces their rapid expansion range of plug-in hybrid models alongside the highly anticipated, fully electric Q4 e-tron.

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In Plain Sight

Modern German engineering paired with plug-in electric practicality ensures Volkswagen’s new T7 Multivan PHEV has all the grace and pace of a conventional SUV. But here, it’s family-friendly space that gives the Multivan the edge.

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Leading by example

Encapsulating five decades of Range Rover DNA while adopting a raft of 21st-century technologies, the latest flagship luxury SUV from Land Rover doubles down on the indelible idea that this might very well remain the only vehicle you will...

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Play the blues

The latest Volkswagen Golf R matches understated confidence with devilish engineering firepower. If you’re after more smiles per miles, the latest halo hot hatch from Wolfsburg will deliver the laugh lines.

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Coming home

Having led some of the foremost New Zealand kitchens over a celebrated 25-year career, Des Harris has moved beyond the restaurant walls and is taking his exceptional cuisine into people’s homes.

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Like No Other

With construction now underway, One Saint Stephens is destined to become more than a mere building, it’s a residence to rival other timeless ‘ones’ around the world, like One Broadway, or One Hyde Park, it’s a love letter to its beautiful,...

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Game changer

With more and more buyers looking at different ways of enjoying the water, Wake / Surf craft made popular in the States are gaining popularity fast. Crownline’s Surf series is considered among the most accomplished in the category.

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Confident Cruiser: The Herley Boats Elite 8

With our first sample of the relatively new Herley Boats brand, we head out in the striking Elite 8m and find clever design mated with some premium features makes for a comfortable and dynamic cruiser that’s up for anything.

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Alpine village a community home in the mountains

Just 15 minutes from Cardrona Alpine resort and Wānaka the 400 hectare country setting of Mt Cardrona Station village boasts, 30km of hiking/biking trails and full on-site property management services

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Membership has its privileges

The concept of vehicle ownership is no different and is seeing a lot of interesting new approaches to the buy-own-sell model we’re so familiar with, leading the way in new thinking is SIXT New Zealand.

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The Grand Tour

For some of the best views on offer in the country, you want one of the best aircraft available to show them off. In the hands of a skilled pilot with immense local knowledge, Glenorchy Air’s Cessna Grand Caravan EX and the iconic vistas...

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Peter Beck: Mission Control

Setting out to change the world is one thing. Setting out to change the way we leave it is another. Together with his Rocket Lab team, Kiwi entrepreneur Peter Beck has already achieved remarkable things, but he’s just getting started. The...

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EV Charging 101

As EV battery capacity and durability goes from strength to strength with every new model release, ‘range anxiety’ as a barrier-to-entry for prospective buyers is quickly subsiding. Yet there remains some confusion around charging...

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Audi enters Formula 1

Audi enters the premier class of motorsport. From 2026, the premium brand will compete in the FIA Formula 1 World Championship with a specially developed power unit. The project will be based at Audi Sport’s facility in Neuburg near...

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Incoming Kia Niro Plus: further range details revealed

The forthcoming Kia Niro Plus range is set to offer Kiwis greater space, a larger technology suite and more electrified mobility, with both hybrid and full electric versions available.

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Adventure inspires new season apparel and accessories from R.M. Williams

The very first R.M. Williams clothing items were created to hold up on long rides through the challenging Aussie outback. Ninety years on, great journeys continue to inform a range of enduring boots, apparel, and accessories.

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Audi's electric future debuts on ice

The Audi Ice Experience for 2022 has commenced at the spectacular Southern Hemisphere Proving Grounds in the Cardrona Valley, Central Otago.

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Porsche 911 Sally Special: one-of-a-kind piece for a good cause

Porsche and Pixar Animation Studios have unveiled a very special Porsche inspired by one of the most popular 911s: Sally Carrera, the famous car from Disney and Pixar’s animated film Cars. Like Sally Carrera, the 911 Sally Special is one of...

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Lotus Emira - NZ First Drive Video

This time the beginning of the end is something fantastic. Lotus could not have created a finer farewell to internal combustion

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Lawson set to make F1 Practice debut

Red Bull junior Liam Lawson is set to make his F1 debut at the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa. The young New Zealander, who has made an impression in Formula 2, is set to take to the track during the first Friday practice session.

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Fernando Alonso to join Aston Martin F1 team in 2023

Two-time Formula One champion, Fernando Alonso, will join Aston Martin Aramco Cognizant Formula One Team in 2023 on a multi-year contract, replacing the retiring Sebastian Vettel.

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Harman Kardon captures single-bar 3D sound with new Citation MultiBeam 1100

Premium audio brand Harman Kardon has combined Dolby Atmos and Multibeam technology to harness an immersive 3D sound performance from its all-new Citation MultiBeam 1100.

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Kowtow’s Spring 2022 collection inspired by the Avant Gardener

Taking as inspiration the belief that life can be brought to small spaces through the nurturing of the natural environment, Kowtow’s new season collection showcases nature in full bloom.

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Puma helps Porsche celebrate 50th anniversary of 911 Carrera RS 2.7

Sports footwear brand Puma has combined forces with Porsche to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7, creating a highly sought-after limited-edition sneaker for the occasion.

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Bentley Bentayga S | Drive

Sure, it delivers the sort of numbers usually reserved for a serious sports car, but until now, I’d always considered the Bentley Bentayga’s performance capabilities as something academic.

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Three for three for SVG at The Bend

A superb drive from Shane van Gisbergen extended the Kiwi’s march toward another Supercars Championship as he secured a clean sweep of races wins at Tailem Bend.

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A Big Deal | Chevrolet Silverado LTZ Drive

You have to hand it to GMSV; they're 100% committed to giving kiwis a taste of the all-American Chevrolet Silverado 1500.

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Camilla and Marc SS22

Camilla and Marc’s new ‘Identity’ collection is one of considered aesthetic choices, an intentional representation of a modern wardrobe, an ode to the art of dressing well and an invitation to deeply consider the concept of who we are when...

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LEGO’s life-sized Lamborghini Sián

More than 400,000 bricks coated with Lamborghini paint were used to build the FKP37 on display at Museo Automobili Lamborghini in Sant’Agata Bolognese.

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Aston Martin celebrates 100th anniversary of first Grand Prix entry with roaring return to the 1920s

A century on from its racing debut, Aston Martin’s original Grand Prix car today roared back to the French Grand Prix, for a thrilling celebratory lap.

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Škoda New Zealand and Ben Hunt win in the Hawke’s Bay

Škoda New Zealand and Ben Hunt has secured the first New Zealand Rally Championship event win of the partnership

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Aston Martin’s wings fly into future.

Aston Martin’s iconic wings are taking flight into an intense new era, with the British ultra-luxury marque celebrating their position as makers of the most exquisitely addictive performance cars.

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All-new Kia Niro embraces new design, sustainable materials

The all-new Kia Niro has been unveiled, showcasing a new exterior design and a spacious, minimalist interior that utilises premium, sustainable materials.

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Just launched: The Nothing Phone (1)

Intriguing start up tech company, Nothing technology have introduced its first smartphone and the gateway to its future connected and open product ecosystem.

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Polestar x Allebike collaboration results in limited edition Mountain Bike

Polestar have revealed the first undisguised image of their next model, the Polestar 3, and confirmed the brand’s first SUV will be premiered in full this October.

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Bentley Goes Net Zero Plastic To Nature

Bentley becomes the first company to secure “Net Zero Plastic to Nature” certification following completion of a plastic stewardship assessment focusing on logistics and packaging

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Evans and Bird soar to podium and points in New York City for Jaguar TCS Racing

Mitch Evans takes his sixth podium of the season for Jaguar TCS Racing at the New York City E-Prix and Sam Bird climbed an incredible eleven places to finish fifth

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'Wolf' returns as new Amarok revealed

Designed and conceived in Germany and Australia, and built in South Africa, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has unveiled the all-new Amarok.

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Bentley successfully completes first phase of female mentoring programme

Eight students have been mentored through the ‘Extraordinary Women’ programme, with mentors including entrepreneurs from sectors such as engineering, business and design, alongside academics and Bentley experts

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Partridge Jewellers announces exclusive launch of David Yurman jewellery

The New York jewellery brand is now available in New Zealand for the first time through Partridge Jewellers.

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Tudor celebrates great expedition with new Ranger timepiece

To mark the 70th anniversary of the British North Greenland Expedition, Tudor is presenting the Ranger model, a tool watch celebrating the spirit of this daring adventure.

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Polestar Reports 125% Sales Increase For First Half Of 2022

Polestar (Nasdaq: PSNY), the premium electric performance car company, announces a robust performance for the first half of 2022

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Luxury class Audi S8 arrives in New Zealand

The new generation Audi S8 offers a heady mix of sporty elegance and performance

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Urus Charges To Lamborghini Production Record

The Lamborghini Urus has achieved a unique milestone at Sant’Agata: as the best selling car in Automobili Lamborghini history, and in the shortest time. The factory celebrating the completion of the 20,000th Urus just four years after the...

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Bentley's Continental Crowning Jewel

Described as the ultimate version, the Continental GT Mulliner is the most luxurious, dynamic and fastest of two-door grand tourers yet to emerge from Crewe.

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Shane Van Gisbergen wins rally of the far north

The weekend saw yet another Rallying victory for Giltrap Group sponsored driver, Shane van Gisbergen at the Rally of the Far North.

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Fifth Podium Of The Season For Mitch Evans At Marrakesh E-Prix

Kiwi and Giltrap Group sponsored driver, Mitch Evans was able to keep his cool in the Marrakesh heat this weekend to notch up his fifth podium for Jaguar TCS Racing.

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Bentley announces Speed Six Continuation Series at Goodwood

Following the brand’s hugely successful Blower Continuation Series, 12 new Bentley Speed Six models will be handcrafted by Mulliner.

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Volkswagen New Zealand EV Line Up

Volkswagen has a roadmap, and the destination is carbon neutrality. Key to achieving this will be a range of electric vehicle Volkswagen has confirmed for New Zealand.

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Land Rover adds horsepower to Equestrian New Zealand

Land Rover New Zealand have partnered with Equestrian Sports New Zealand to support from grass roots to top level competition.

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Porsche Penske Motorsport reveal the new 963 at Goodwood

Porsche and Penske Motorsport have collaborated to field two cars each in the world's leading two endurance series’

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The Volkswagen ID.4 has arrived at the Car Store

The all-electric model forms part of Volkswagen’s new electrified family of next-generation vehicles.

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Polestar Rings Nasdaq Bell To Celebrate Public Listing

Polestar, the Swedish electric car brand, has rung the famous bell at the Nasdaq stock exchange in New York City to celebrate its public listing. Polestar began trading officially under the ticker “PSNY” on 24 June 2022.

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Kaleb Ngatoa takes his third S5000 victory at Hidden Valley

Kaleb Ngatoa has again proven he can tame the big S5000s taking his third win in the Australian series.

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Lamborghini celebrates Goodwood Festival of Speed with the Duke of Richmond

As Automobili Lamborghini heads to the 2022 Goodwood Festival of Speed from 23 to 26 June, the Duke of Richmond takes time to drive the Lamborghini Huracán EVO and give his insight into the importance of the Italian super sports marque at...

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Giltrap Group announce alignment with BMX racer, Michael Bias

New Zealand has established a reputation for producing some of the most elite BMX athletes in the world. The Giltrap Group have aligned with one of our rising stars, Michael Bias

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New Bentley Flying Spur S

Bentley will introduce two new Flying Spur S offerings at Goodwood. The S variant will denote an amplified driving experience for the luxury sedan

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Polestar to showcase Polestar 5 and BST Edition 270 Polestar 2 at Goodwood

Expect to get your first glance at the Polestar 5 prototype and exciting hand-crafted BST edition 270 Polestar 2 throughout the Goodwood Festival of Speed event, from 23 June

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Audi tackles gender stereotypes with #ScrapGirlCars activation

Audi has launched a new activation which encourages people to take part in scrapping outdated stereotypes around the types of cars young girls play with.

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New Bentley Continental GT and GTC S focus on dynamic agility

The newly revealed S versions of the iconic Continental GT and GTC bring driving pleasure, sharp looks and a new V8 sports exhaust baritone to Bentley’s grand tourer.

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Land Rover partners with Women’s Rugby World Cup in New Zealand

In a newly announced global partnership, the Land Rover Defender will support the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2022, which is being played from October 8 to November 12 in New Zealand.

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Polestar to debut first electric performance SUV, Polestar 3

Polestar have revealed the first undisguised image of their next model, the Polestar 3, and confirmed the brand’s first SUV will be premiered in full this October

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Nissan Z Pricing Confirmed for New Zealand

A proud past meets an exciting future: Get ready for Nissan’s newest iteration of the legendary Nissan Z

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Polestar 2 Order Book Open

Following unprecedented purchases of the Polestar 2 since its launch, the premium electric performance car brand, is now taking orders for the updated Polestar 2, which features new solutions connected to climate impact and transparency,...

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Audi shares exclusive reveal of Q4 e-tron, Audi’s fully electric all-rounder

Audi unveils a preview of the all new Q4 e-tron at Westfield Newmarket. The fully electric compact model is set to arrive in New Zealand early 2023.

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SVG confirms entry to the International Rally of New Zealand

One of the busiest wheelmen in the world, Shane van Gisbergen has confirmed he will contest the forthcoming International Rally of New Zealand behind the wheel of a Škoda Fabia WRC 2 car.

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Restored ‘Half-track Fox’ Kombi

Volkswagen Classic Vehicles has just finished restoring a one-off T1 Kombi with chain drive, originally built for tough European alpine conditions.

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Electric Vehicles: The Big Questions From Private Buyers

We look at the common questions private buyers have around electric vehicles.

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Popular Škoda Karoq gets a refresh for 2022

Four years after its launch, the Škoda Karoq gets an update, adding even more refined design language, optional sustainable materials, and new technology.

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Paco Rabanne introduces Olympéa Solar

Olympéa 2022 is coming. Rebooted and reprogrammed, a fragrance radically rewritten for the next decade and kicks off with Olympéa Solar.

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EPOS Award-Winning Gaming Headset

H3PRO Hybrid headset boasts dual connection for simultaneous audio mixing, low latency gaming and up to 30 hours of wireless gaming – now also available in Ghost White and Racing Green

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Top Lotus Management share Vision80 with Uslot in NZ

Lotus Senior Management visit Lotus Auckland to share exiting Vision of Lotus Cars

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350 GT: the V12 that laid the foundations for Lamborghini’s DNA

In the year of the V12, the story of the first: from its origins to the Aventador Ultimae, the last pure aspirated V12 from the House of Sant’Agata

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The all-new Škoda Fabia Monte Carlo

The launch of the latest Monte Carlo variant completes Škoda’s fourth generation range and will be the sole variant introduced in the upcoming New Zealand launch.

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The Bentayga Extended Wheelbase

Answering to a global shift in luxury vehicle body styles, Bentley have introduced a new Bentayga extended wheelbase as a luxury flagship with a swathe of new innovation and comfort features.

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Supercar, super demand: Lamborghini sales soar worldwide

Lamborghini’s fortunes continue to soar in the first quarter of 2022: the company’s best-ever quarter.

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McLaren Elva Reveal | Westfield Newmarket

Join us as we showcase the arrival of Artura, the next-generation McLaren Supercar side by side with the McLaren Elva.

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Bruce McLaren inspired Elva M6A ready for NZ debut

The McLaren Elva M6A to make it’s New Zealand debut at The Car Store alongside Artura plug-in hybrid supercar.

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New ID. Buzz development documentary debuts on YouTube

For anyone wondering how Volkswagen created the electric ID. Buzz Microbus, a comprehensive new documentary covering the development work on the ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo has been released on YouTube.

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1:5 scale model Porsche Targa the personification of craftsmanship

This impressively detailed 1:5 scale Porsche 911 Targa was created using imaginative craftsmanship and improvisation, over 50 years before the advent of 3D printing would have seen off most of the challenges associated with the build.

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Standard Issue in partnership with Middlemore Foundation

Kiwi label, Standard Issue, are contributing woollen jumpers to children in need this winter

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Lamborghini produce the 20,000th Huracán

Already the most sold Lamborghini model in the company’s history, the 20,000th Huracán celebrates a significant milestone.

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Bentley’s “Dream Factory” continues to cut environmental impact

Figures from Bentley Motors’ “Dream Factory” in Crewe, reveal the British marque is on course to become the world’s most sustainable luxury car brand.

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Huffer

Since 1997, Huffer has successfully brought together fashion and functionality in its own inimitable way, delivering seasonal collections, technical outerwear, and unique print graphics that truly represent the brand as a bone fide Kiwi...

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Changing tack

With Butterworth Estate wines, Brad and Warren Butterworth continue to evolve and indulge in a passion for New Zealand winemaking. For the legendary yachtsman, success from the vine is as tangible and desirable as success under sail.

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Volkswagen ‘R’ Past, present and future

The Volkswagen ‘R’ brand turns 20 this year and while synonymous with limited run, high performance VWs in the past, ‘R’ virtues will be offered across more model lines than ever before in 2022.

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Dream team

With the opportunity for owners to personalise their new Bentley Continental GT to create an exclusive and individual vehicle, the craftspeople at Bentley coachbuilder, Mulliner, are lending real tangibility to the phrase ‘dream car’.

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Giltrap Porsche Track Day | GiltrapTV

Our customers haven't just bought a Porsche they've bought into the "We Love Cars" lifestyle. We took our Porsche 911 customers to Hampton Downs International Motorsport Park, to put their Porsches to the test.

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Newly revealed Lexus RZ accelerates brand to fully electrified future

The all-new battery electric Lexus RZ 450e has been unveiled, revealing the next stage in the brand’s electrified future.

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Original Bentley T-Series commences full restoration

After being off the road and in storage for decades, a comprehensive ground-up restoration of the very first Bentley T-Series has begun at the marque’s home in Crewe, England

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GoPro launches new Creator Edition

World renowned action camera manufacturer, GoPro, has launched an all-new HERO10 Black Creator Edition featuring enhanced capabilities, alongside its new Powered Control Grip, called the Volta.

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Omega celebrates Apollo 13

Omega celebrated the anniversary of the dramatic Apollo 13 space mission during April, and the Speedmaster Professional chronographs that played a vital role in the crew’s safe return home.

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Adidas and Allbirds forge unique collaboration

From the collaboration comes ADIZERO X ALLBIRDS 2.94 C02e – a running shoe with a carbon footprint of just 2.94kg CO2e/pair, without compromising performance

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Mclaren 765LT Drift

McLaren 765LT Drive | GiltrapTV

McLaren sum up the 765LT with their own version of the three ‘R’s’: Radical. Relentless. Reborn.

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Valhalla makes flying visit to Auckland

The stunning Aston Martin Valhalla concept touched down briefly in New Zealand recently, giving local media the opportunity to see the iconic performance brand’s next generation mid-engined road racer.

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Lotus Unveils World's First Electric Hyper-SUV

With a promised of 0-100km/h in under three seconds, Lotus have confirmed that none of the brands legendary performance has been lost with the introduction of their first SUV…and a fully electric one at that.

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Giltrap withstands immense pressure to record first win

Marco Giltrap put in an epic drive to withstand massive pressure from Hugo Allan and record his first win in the Toyota 86 Championship.

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2022 ŠKODA KODIAQ RS Drive | GiltrapTV

The KODIAQ is ŠKODA's most popular model in New Zealand, and it's easy to see why. We took the all-new 2022 RS version for a spin on NZ roads.

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Details of Lotus Emira First Edition Revealed

A huge amount of specification and a huge amount of power can be anticipated from the forthcoming four-cylinder Lotus Emira First Edition.

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Chevy Silverado proves a winner

Since the launch of the new GM Specialty Vehicles (GMSV) brand in New Zealand in November 2020, more than 250 Chevrolet Silverado trucks have been sold around the country.

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Tiguan R fires up Volkswagen’s performance range

The Volkswagen Tiguan R has arrived in New Zealand, introducing Kiwi performance fans to an entirely new way of enjoying a dynamic, enthusiast drive experience.

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Huracán STO on track

While superb on the road, the Huracán very much is a car that comes alive on the track. Local media recently had the chance to experience that for themselves at a Lamborghini Auckland press day at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park.

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Ben Hunt joins ŠKODA New Zealand Rally Team

ŠKODA New Zealand and the Giltrap Group are excited to announce our new partnership with Auckland-based rally driver, Ben Hunt who will be racing the ŠKODA FABIA R5 rally car at the 2022 WRC.

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Final Aston Martin Vantage V12 revealed

It is unquestionably the end of an era as we prepare for the next Aston Martin Vantage V12. Sadly, the final swansong for most potent, most sonorous of the Vantage variants.

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Fully electric dealership delivery for Audi

An Audi RS e-tron GT has been delivered to a dealership via the country’s first fully electric transporter, the Fuso eCanter.

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Kathryn Wilson’s Autumn Winter collection

Committed to making footwear with a lighter impact, Kathryn Wilson is minimising its carbon footprint through an ongoing partnership with Carbon Click.

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All-new Range Rover pricing revealed

The new Range Rover model line-up will be extensive for the Kiwi market, with the portfolio priced from $209,900 (plus ORCs) for the D300 SE standard wheelbase variant.

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Porsche announces special Macan ‘T’ designation

In adding a Macan T to the popular compact SUV range, Porsche has affixed the special model designation to a four-door vehicle for the first time.

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Bentley launches mentoring programme for female students

In support of International Women’s Day 2022, Bentley has held an ‘Extraordinary Women’ event in Crewe to launch student mentoring programme.

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EVs and autonomous vehicles key to Kia’s 2030 roadmap

Korean carmaker, Kia is accelerating their electrification roadmap and has set a target of 1.2 million fully electric sales in the year 2030. The plan includes a line-up of 14 EV models by 2027.

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Cool Cars: Episode 41

For the first episode of 2022 we drive the all-new Audi RS3, Polestar 2 wins the NZ Autocar 'Car of the Year', and The Car Store is open at Westfield Newmarket.

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New Zealand's First Electric Car Transporter

One of New Zealand’s oldest and most respected car-transporters has made history with New Zealand’s: emissions-free all-electric delivery; with an Audi RS e-tron GT rolling off the back of Carr & Haslam’s first all-electric truck, the...

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A World First in New Zealand - The Car Store is Open

A world-first digitally-decorated interactive car showroom in Auckland's Westfield Newmarket allows shoppers to test drive and even buy their dream car while they are in the Mall.

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Volkswagen teases ‘near production’ sketches of highly anticipated 2022 Amarok

Destined to showcase a host of upgraded features, new design sketches of the forthcoming Volkswagen Amarok also detail improved off-road characteristics and a greater ride height.

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Sarah Holden, sustainability consultant and Director of Oxygen Consulting review on the Audi e-tron GT.

Sustainability consultant and director of Oxygen Consulting "who said sustainability wasn't fun!"

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Lotus Advanced Performance

A new ‘special operations’ team has been formed within Lotus to deliver exciting new halo projects, limited editions and unique content for customers.

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Camilla and Marc Liberté collection

Sexy, daring, risky, and most of all liberating – the Camilla and Marc Liberté collection is a moment to breath, to dare, to start again.

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Lamborghini's exclusive Space Key NFT

Limited to just five units, verified by an Non-fungible token identifier, Lamborghini have collaborated with a yet-to-be-identified artist to create the Space Key collector’s piece.

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Apple HomePod mini

Apple says its revised HomePod mini will deliver impressive sound, works seamlessly with iPhones, and features the intelligence of Siri and is the foundation for any smart home.

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Porsche Design | 911 S 2.4 Targa rebuild

For the past two years, Porsche Classic has been working on a unique project to celebrate its 50th anniversary: restoring a 911 S 2.4 Targa from 1972 – the year that Porsche Design was founded.

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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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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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SVG dons #888 at Bathurst

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

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Early Sportage successes for Kia

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

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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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Lamborghini Huracán STO First NZ Drive 4K | GiltrapTV

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

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Best EV 2021 - Polestar

Polestar 2 - First NZ Drive | GiltrapTV

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

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Updated Audi A8 mixes tradition and tech

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

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Brendon Leitch exuberant after 24 Hours of Sebring battle

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

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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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The Porsche Cayman 718 GT4 RS

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

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The New Porsche Taycan GTS

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

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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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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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The Essence of Z-ness

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

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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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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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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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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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Crafting the extraordinary

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

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Engineering audio experiences for the road ahead

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

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Audi RS3 Sportback pricing and spec. confirmed

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

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Jaguar's XF in No Time to Die

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

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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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Liam Lawson confirmed for Formula 1 test with AlphaTauri

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

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SKODA for New Zealand Police

Polestar 2 Pricing Revealed

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