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That the 2021 Formula E Championship is Jaguar Racing’s most successful season to date, is of little consolation to Mitch Evans.
This week on Cool Cars, Bond is back and in an Aston Martin of course, we chat to Mitch Evans about coming so close to that Formula E Championship, and drive the plug-in Kia Sorento.
We celebrate the arrival of Polestar in New Zealand. We talk to the boss in Sweden and take a look back at the past and into the future.
In this edition, all the details on the new Countach, the McLaren Elva, and the Nissan Z is back.
Police have confirmed that they are assessing the viability of a Skoda Superb iV plug-in hybrid as a potential addition to recently introduced their fleet of Skoda Superbs. We spoke to Inspector Brian Yanko about the Superb iV which has an...
New Zealand is the first country outside Europe to welcome Skoda’s iV range – starting with the Superb iV PHEV, which boasts up to 62km of EV range, and a colossal 930km combined range.
With a touch of muscle car styling, the Audi e-tron GT is proof that zero-emissions don’t have to be zero-cool. So how does the 800 volt GT deliver on New Zealand roads?
This week on Cool Cars the Valhalla is coming, the top comes off the 765LT and we drive Skoda's superb plug-in.
Loaded with safety features and space for the family - we take a closer look at the Award-winning ŠKODA Karoq.
From the snowy splendour of the Central Plateau and National Park, to the Great Lake and some of the North Island's finest roads; New Zealand's first ever Lamborghini Giro was a truly unforgettable road and track experience.
We check out the record-breaking run at the Nürburgring in the Porsche 911 GT2 RS, Kiwi Rhys Millen’s latest Pikes Peak milestone in Bentley Continental GT3 and join Lamborghini Esperienza Giro Auckland.
This week on Cool Cars we drive the all-new Skoda Octavia RS and the Bentley Bentayga V8, we check out the new Audi e-tron GT, head to Christchurch with our showcase, and take a look at the new Giltrap Nissan.
The CUPRA Formentor is not just a contemporary vision of sportiness. It’s the first car with 100% CUPRA DNA.
We take the first drive in the all-new CUPRA Formentor, Land Rover shares its big plans for an environmental Defender, the Corvette C8 order book is open in NZ, Porsche unveil the 911 GT3 Touring and a good week on the track for a couple of...
What would your perfect day be in an All-New Aston Martin DBX? A chance to go wherever and do whatever your spirit desires, in a car that from dawn to dusk is UNMISTAKABLY ASTON MARTIN. This is our perfect day in the Aston Martin DBX.
Brendon Leitch has just secured a drive with the Lamborghini GT3 Juniors. During our chat with him prior to his departure to Europe earlier this year, we discussed this very topic.Find out more
The All-New Octavia RS truly personifies all of the “Simply Clever” characteristics that define Skoda. Smart, practical, stylish and best of all sporty, the Octavia RS really is everything you could ask for in a wagon…and a whole lot more.
Christchurch put on a suberb welcome for our showcase event. An awesome turn out to our mini supercar show, incredible weather and stunning roads.
This week we put motorsport legend Rod Millen into the passenger seat of the McLaren GT, New Zealand's newest Nissan dealership gets set to open its doors, and we present Aston Martin's 'Perfect Day'.
The McLaren GT is right at home cruising around the stunning Coromandel, and equally so speeding up motorsport legend Rod Millen's famous driveway at Leadfoot Ranch.
On Cool Cars this week we take the Jaguar F-PACE SVR for a drive, we bring you the World Car of the Year winner and we plug in with Audi. Plus an exclusive discount code for Harman Kardon Citation speakers from Spark.
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.
Our first drive of the Mark 8 Golf GTI on New Zealand roads.
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.
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!
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...
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.
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.
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...Find out more
The new plug-in hybrid from Volvo has arrived in New Zealand - meet the XC40 Recharge.
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.
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.
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.
25 years ago McLaren became the first manufacturer to win the Le Mans 24-hour race on its first attempt. The 720S Le Mans follows on from the success of previous tributes such as the legendary F1 LM and 650S Le Mans. The 720S Le Mans...Find out more
Explore freedom on a grand scale. With more space, comfort and freedom the Grand California is ready for your next adventure.
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.
This 6.75 Edition Mulsanne Speed by Mulliner is one of just two in New Zealand, and 30 in the world. Watch to find out what makes it so special.
Shaun caught up with Shane following his Bathurst victory
Could this be the best DB11 for New Zealand roads?
We take a look around the new Bentayga, now at Bentley Auckland.
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!
We take a closer look at the SEAT Tarraco down at our newest addition to the Giltrap Group, Giltrap SEAT.
So well equipped, the Stonic almost doesn’t add up for $21,990. Our first drive of the all-new KIA Stonic to arrive at Giltrap Kia.
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.
Shaun caught up with Scott following his 6th IndyCar Series win.
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.
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.
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...
Shaun takes us for a walkaround of the all-new 2021 Kia Sorento and lets you know why we love it so much.
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...
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...
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.
The new Defender is here! We take a look at the first one to arrive at Archibald and Shorter.
Join Lamborghini Auckland and special guest Greg Murphy for our first-ever virtual launch. We will be giving away an OPPO FIND X2 Pro to one virtual attendee.
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.
We take a look at the new V8 edition of the Touareg, now at Giltrap Volkswagen.
Twenty-five years after they stunned Le Mans by winning the famous 24-hour race on their first attempt, McLaren have marked the occasion with a homage to the roadgoing version of the F1 GTR that conquered a sodden Circuit de la Sarthe in...
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...
This week on Cool Cars, Porsche's new Targa, Bentley's Continental GT V8 has arrived at Bentley Auckland, and we check out the second generation of the car inspired by Elvis Presley's beach buggy.
Automobili Lamborghini and the LEGO Group have partnered to produce the LEGO® Technic™ Lamborghini Sián FKP 37: a 3,696 piece, 1:8 scale model that embodies the unmistakable power and stunning looks of the hybrid Lamborghini super sports...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...Find out more
The countdown is on for the DBX’s arrival in New Zealand – but we couldn’t wait to share a close up look with Aston Martin’s stunning SUV which was on display at the Bathurst 12 Hour Race. The result according to Shaun is a car which is...
Earl Bamber is a bona fide Sports Car legend - two Le Mans 24 victories and a raft of titles as a Porsche works driver. He arrives at Bathurst this weekend with the #1 on the side of his 911 GT3 R...but he wasn’t behind the wheel for Earl...
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...
Steve Tompkins is the first to admit that he has the coolest job – driver training and racing for Aston Martin. On any day his office can be a Vulcan or even a Valkyrie. Recently he was in New Zealand to drive Steve Harrison's new Vantage...
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...Find out more
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...
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...
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.
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.
Archibald and Shorter's annual Golf day for customers at the Omaha Beach Golf Club.
Lamborghini Huracán EVO…the Amplified Experience at Hampton Downs.
Our team at Archibald and Shorter have the absolute pleasure to offer something truly special to our new Land Rover customers. As a gift with purchase, you are invited to the stunning Kauri Bay Boomrock to experience all your vehicle has to...
One of the best selections of cool cars hosted down at Queens Wharf by Giltrap Group.
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