Limited Edition Aston Martin Speedster revealed

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 26 | GiltrapTV

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

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Jaguar Racing | Monaco E-Prix

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 28 | GiltrapTV

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

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

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

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Ferruccio Lamborghini’s legacy celebrated by iconic company he founded

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

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Volvo + Didi

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

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Audi expands electric family with new Q4 e-tron

Due to arrive in New Zealand in late 2022, the newly revealed Audi Q4 e-tron adds a compact, fully electric SUV to the growing e-tron range.

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Cutting Edge Coffee

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

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Billy Stairmand Riding the wave

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

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Food for thought

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

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Precious metal

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

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2021 Jaguar F-PACE SVR Drive | GiltrapTV

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

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Hackett returns to F1 in partnership with Aston Martin

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

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Giltrap Audi delivers high-power EV charging for all

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

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

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

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Porsche takes home World Performance Car of the Year award

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

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2021 Porsche Roadshow | Giltrap Porsche

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

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Starship Supercar Show Teaser

Super cars, Super crowds & Super smiles.

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Bentley looks to renewable fuel to power 2021 Pikes Peak run

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

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Greg Murphy talks Street Smart | GiltrapTV

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

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Coolest Cars: Starship Supercar Show Edition

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

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Jaguar Racing returns to Rome for Formula E

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

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Lamborghini celebrates it's 400th Huracan racing model

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

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Featured | Lexus LFA

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

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Featured | Ferrari Monza SP2

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

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

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

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Range Rover unveils halo SVAutobiography editions

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

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Featured | Koenigsegg Agera

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

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Volkswagen’s Golf Mk8 arrives

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

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NEW Golf Mk 8 Walkaround | GiltrapTV

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

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From the racetrack to the road: Aston Martin’s Vantage F1 Edition

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

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First Jaguar Classic E-Type 60 Collection cars revealed

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

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Kia unveils stunning EV6 electric vehicle

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

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65 Years of production at Volkswagen’s Commercial Vehicle factory

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

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Lamborghini’s iconic Countach LP500 turns 50

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 24 | GiltrapTV

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

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The Volvo XC40 Recharge | GiltrapTV

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 24 | GiltrapTV

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

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Ellerslie Car Show 2021

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

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Unveiled: The McLaren Artura

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

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Volkswagen AG & Microsoft Partner for AI Project

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 23 | GiltrapTV

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

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Audi e-tron GT: Unveiling the future, today

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

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 22 | GiltrapTV

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

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VW Grand California 600: Vehicle Features | GiltrapTV

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

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Blown Away with National Title

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

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Seat Cupra SUV Rear

Cool Cars: Episode 21 | GiltrapTV

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

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Confirmed for New Zealand

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 20 | Giltrap TV

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

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Enhanced Jaguar F-Pace SVR: premium performance

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

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Home Race Scheduled for Team Porsche New Zealand.

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

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SEAT Tarraco Walkaround | GiltrapTV

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 18 | Giltrap TV

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

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Aston Martin DB11 V8 Drive | GiltrapTV

Could this be the best DB11 for New Zealand roads?

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2021 Bentley Bentayga | GiltrapTV

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

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McLaren 620R | GiltrapTV

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 19 | GiltrapTV

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

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

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SKODA New Zealand, proud to support the New Zealand Police

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

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Sophisticated enhancements announced for new Land Rover Discovery

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

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

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McLaren 765LT Rear Static

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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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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New Kia Stonic compact SUV heading for NZ

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

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Fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge production underway

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 16 | Giltrap TV

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

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Buying a Ute: Your Must-Have Guide

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

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

Compact SUVs are arguably one of the hottest car models on the market today. With their higher ride, sporty designs and smaller engine sizes, they’re pushing out hatchbacks in popularity and are more affordable than larger SUVs.

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Performance figures for new McLaren 765LT confirmed

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 15 | Giltrap TV

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

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

Nissan has signalled its intent to launch an all-new generation of the iconic Z car. The Z Proto concept coupe gives us our clearest picture yet of what the next Nissan sportscar could look like.

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Aston Martin DBX: Time Machine

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

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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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Cool Cars: Episode 13 | GiltrapTV

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

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Sophistication meets sport

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

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Plug & Play... or Just Play

Porsche Panamera offers best in class performance either way.

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McLaren Unveils All-New Architecture

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

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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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Compact firepower

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

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Aston Martin resumes AMR Young Driver Academy programme

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

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Dixon on the front row for Indy 500

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

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New Bentayga Speed

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

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

Aston Martin celebrated a significant milestone recently, with the first completed example of its forthcoming luxury SUV, the DBX, leaving the production line of its new purpose-built manufacturing facility in Wales.

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Audi e-tron S and S Sportback

The Fast Charger

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

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McLaren and Gulf Oil sign strategic partnership

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

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Back on the Top Step

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

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Hunter McElrea scores his first Indy Pro 2000 Podium

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

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The Essence of Lamborghini

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

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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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Cool Cars: Episode 10 | GiltrapTV

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

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The NEW Land Rover Defender | GiltrapTV

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

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Lamborghini 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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The Standard Bearer gets even better

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

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Nissan turns out a new Leaf

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 9 | GiltrapTV

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

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Lamborghini Sián Roadster

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

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Lawson dominates Race 2 in Spielberg for maiden F3 win

Liam Lawson got his and Hitech Grand Prix’s title challenge underway in stylish circumstances with his first FIA Formula 3 win in Race 2 at the Red Bull Ring.

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Aston Martin style on two wheels

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

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Lamborghini & Tecnomar reveal new motor yacht

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

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The End of an Era

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 8 | GiltrapTV

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

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Bentley Rotating Display

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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Most powerful Lamborghini V12 ever breaks cover

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

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Range Rover marks 50 years of all-terrain luxury

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

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The new Jaguar F-TYPE

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

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Dixon Wins Season Opener

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

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Porsche Taycan Rear

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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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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SEAT launches innovative SEAT Subscribe service

SEAT has launched a new first-of-its-kind car subscription service for New Zealanders.

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Bruce McLaren’s life and achievements remembered

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

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Speed Dating

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

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DB5 Production Resumes

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

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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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Bentley Continental GT V8

Immense power, exquisite luxury: the Bentley Continental GT V8

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The New Nissan Juke

All-new Nissan Juke lands in NZ

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

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McLaren and Forza join forces to keep fans on the road

New #DriveatHome initiative asks gamers to share their ultimate McLaren snaps from Forza Horizon 4

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Interactive live stream opens Audi’s design lab to all

Audi’s latest interactive discovery tour of its design studio shows fans all over the globe how its design team develops the Audi look-and-feel of the future.

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Porsche 911 Targa breaks cover

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

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

Flagship Volvo XC100 SUV rumoured for 2023

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

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Cool Cars: Episode 5 | Giltrap TV

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

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Volkswagen T-Cross SUV Dynamic

Cool Cars: Episode 4 | Giltrap TV

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

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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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New Land Rover Defender: the definition of durability

Like the legendary models before it, the all-new Land Rover Defender is built for adventurous hearts; an icon reimagined for the 21st century and still existing within a category of its own.

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First Drive: Porsche Macan GTS

The invitation to experience the first drive of Porsche’s new Macan GTS as New Zealand moved out of Lockdown was music to Steve Vermeulen’s ears. And as an inaugural on-road experience for Level 2, it certainly didn’t disappoint.

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VW Dominate Design Awards

Volkswagen’s forthcoming ID.3 EV model line dominates this year’s Automotive Brand Contest 2020 with highest scores, while the new Golf Mk8 and ID. SPACE VIZZION concept vehicle also receive awards at the internationally renowned design...

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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

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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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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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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Watches for Winter

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

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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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The Future of Aston Martin

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

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From Pukekohe to Miami Vice

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

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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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McLaren Elva M6A Theme

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

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Electrifying the Macan

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

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Cool Cars - Episode 1 | Giltrap TV

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

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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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Jaguar F-PACE x Canon

The Jaguar F-PACE captured though the lens of the new Canon EOS C500 Mark II Camera.

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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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Earl Bamber at Bathurst 12 Hour | Giltrap TV

Earl Bamber is a bona fide Sports Car legend - two Le Mans 24 victories and a raft of titles as a Porsche works driver. He arrives at Bathurst this weekend with the #1 on the side of his 911 GT3 R...but he wasn’t behind the wheel for Earl...

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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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Greg Murphy Endorses Track Switch

The driver who once ruled Pukekohe believes Hampton Downs will be a fitting replacement for the ITM Auckland Super400 per a late change to the 2020 calendar.

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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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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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The Limited Edition Aston Martin V12 Speedster

Aston Martin today confirms production of a strictly limited number of the stunning new V12 Speedster.

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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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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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Kelly, Dixon, Dennis to race Aston Martin in Bathurst 12H

R-Motorsport set to line up with Rick Kelly, Scott Dixon and Jake Dennis in one of their Aston Martin Vantage GT3 as part of an exciting new partnership with Castrol, BP and Giltrap Group to contest the Liqui Moly Bathurst 12 Hour together

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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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The Porsche Cayenne Turbo S E-Hybrid Coupé | Giltrap TV

Porsche Cayenne has set the standard for sporting SUV’s since it first went on sale…now they have given it the Coupé treatment…with the typical Porsche magic. We take a closer look at the flagship Turbo S E-Hybrid.

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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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Archibald and Shorter Golf Day 2019 | Giltrap TV

Archibald and Shorter's annual Golf day for customers at the Omaha Beach Golf Club.

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Lamborghini Huracán EVO Esperienza Amplificata | Giltrap TV

Lamborghini Huracán EVO…the Amplified Experience at Hampton Downs.

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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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Van Gisbergen Chasing Le Mans Dream

Shane van Gisbergen is hunting a Le Mans 24 Hours drive as part of a plan to capitalise on a friendlier 2020 Supercars calendar.

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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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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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Digital Is The New Analogue

Bentley’s 100th birthday present to itself showcases the road ahead for the storied marque. Steve Vermeulen donned a paper party hat and went to Crewe to see the sensational EXP 100 GT concept vehicle for himself

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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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Lamborghini partners with Mad Mike

Internationally renowned drift racer, ‘Mad’ Mike Whiddett, recently appointed global Lamborghini ambassador has taken a modified Huracán to this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed.

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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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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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Leading From The Front

A career in law beckoned the young Richard Izard. But he saw opportunity almost everywhere else. And through the years, opportunity has helped shape his love of the Bentley marque.

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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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Featured | McLaren Speedtail

It looks, sounds, and reads like an absolute distillation of everything McLaren Automotive has learned over decades of finely tuned design and manufacture.

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Featured | Bugatti Veyron

Bugatti’s remarkable Veyron heralded both the arrival of the modern hypercar, and the first combatant in what might loosely be called the ‘400km/h Club’.

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Featured | Mclaren P1

Just 375 exist. And that was the plan all along. Yet McLaren didn’t need to simply limit the P1’s production run in order to preserve its place in the rarified air of hypercar heaven – it’s spot in the ‘Holy Trinity’, along with the Porsche...

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Featured | Porsche 918 Spyder

The 918 Spyder certainly was unmapped terrain for the manufacturer, it delivers sharp performance and otherworldly speed, as only a Porsche can. This is a hybrid hypercar like no other.

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Featured | Lamborghini Countach

Unsurprisingly, when you google images from the 1971 Geneva Motor Show, you won’t find a single one of the Morris Marina that British Leyland launched that year. Instead, the show was made memorable by one car and one car only: the then...

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Featured | Chevrolet Corvette C8

The Corvette is a nameplate founded on heritage with over 60 years reigning supreme as the world’s most commercially successful and popular sportscar.

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Rhythm & Blues

John Kirwan has fought hard, won big and lost openly. His career on the rugby field is unparalleled. His leadership on the sideline is controversial. His honesty in addressing mental health and wellbeing issues is bravery personified....

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Born Racer

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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