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Welcome to Cool Cars,

We are looking forward to next Tuesdays change to Alert Level 3, our dealerships are standing by to offer the safest possible environment for you to have your car serviced. Our sales teams will also be standing by for any enquries you might have by phone, email or video call. 

You can find all the information on the systems we have in place to keep the community safe on www.giltrap.com.

Lockdown has brought plenty of challenges for us all, but some of the ‘work-arounds’ have been a pleasant surprise; e-racing has let us watch Shane van Gisbergen race Max Verstappen in Supercars, Scott McLaughlin win in IndyCar and Liam Lawson race the Chinese GP. 

The Giltrap TV team, cover that and some other Motorsport and Automotive News in this week’s Cool Cars video. Shaun also features some of our coolest cars driven by the likes of Jay Leno and Mr JWW.

Across the Giltrap Group, the team are still available for anything you need, we have contact information for all our dealerships at Giltrap.com or for urgent questions please email assist@giltrap.com 

Michael Giltrap

Joint-Managing Director

Giltrap Group

Featured News

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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Plan B becomes Plan A

If you think e-racing simply involves professional drivers playing Forza on their Xboxes, think again. This highly competitive, ultra-realistic form of motorsport involves all the stakes of real-life motor racing minus the threat of...

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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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2020 Martin DB11 AMR

V12 5.2ltr Bi-Turbo 640HP 700NM

This DB11 AMR in shown in Hyper Red and is a near-flawless piece of design, a true GT with two rear seats. The front grille, splitter, sills and roof are finished in gloss black.

Interior surfaces are trimmed in beautiful Obsidian Black, handbag-quality leather and Alcantara with contrast red stitching, and shapely hip-hugging seats offer plenty of electric adjustment.

  • On the road, power progression is wonderfully linear, effortless thrust, any gear, any time, smooth yet savagely quick.
  • Handling, is honed without sacrificing compliance or comfort, and the rear end feels connected and honest.
  • Delivery kms
  • Black Pack
  • Red Brake Callipers

WAS: $401,710 NOW: $349,990

2019 Aston Martin Vantage Coupe

The stunning all new Vantage sports coupe setting formidable standards with Grand Touring comforts, the interior is a beautiful space using nature materials and thrill your senses hearing the sound of the twin-turbo 4.0 Litre V8.

  • 360 Revering Camera
  • Auto Park
  • Keyless Entry
  • Blind Spot Assistance
  • Aston Martin Premium Audio
  • Special AML Colour “Lime Essence"

WAS $249,990

NOW: $209,990

Email: sfulks@astonmartinauckland.com

Phone: Steve Fulks |  027 494 5350

2019 Aston Martin DB11 AMR - Jay Leno’s Garage

Jay appreciates the ultimate in British sophistication and performance: the Aston Martin DB11 AMR.

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Christian Horner drives an Aston Martin on two wheels!

Christian Horner turns his hand at becoming a stuntman and attempts to drive an Aston Martin on two wheels, but will he be confident enough to lose the training wheel?!

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2020 Lamborghini Urus (Brand New)

The Lamborghini Urus undoubtably achieves all expectations as you can see by the above review with Jack Rix from Top Gear. Whether that’s on the race track, off road or in an urban environment. This particular example is brand new and beautifully equipped with the following:

  • Grigio Lynx Exterior Paint
  • Panoramic Roof
  • Roof Rails
  • Bang & Olufsen
  • Off Road Modes with Trailer Towing Prep
  • 23” Taigete Gloss Black Alloys
  • 3 Year Maintenance Package
  • Q-Citura Stitching
  • Black Matt Exhaust Tailpipes
  • Body Colour Style Package
  • 21” Spare Wheel
  • Cargo Management Package

Email: bdallas@lamborghiniauckland.com

Phone: Ben Dallas 021 168 6474

2016 Lamborghini Huracan LP580-2

The rear wheel drive Lamborghini Huracan was conceived for pure driving passion. 10 cylinders of naturally aspirated magic producing 580hp to the rear wheels will get anyone excited.

Fine Italian Leather and Alcantara lines the interior with all creature comforts you need in an everyday supercar.

  • Front lift
  • Transparent engine bay with forged carbon
  • Full electric and heated seats
  • Navigation and Bluetooth
  • Giano 20” alloys


Email: bdallas@lamborghiniauckland.com

Phone: Ben Dallas - 021 168 6474

The Lamborghini Urus tested on-road (and off) | Top Gear

Lamborghini made an SUV. It is called the Urus. It is powered by a twin-turbo V8 producing 641bhp. Allow Top Gear Magazine's Jack Rix to make sense of one of the world’s fastest 4x4s.

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2019 Bentley Continental GT W12

Sequin Blue must be one of the most striking and contemporary colours Bentley Motors have developed to date.

This car has all of the superb new features that has set the new Continental GT apart from the competition.

  • City, Touring & Comfort Packages
  • Head Up Display
  • Mood Lighting
  • Rotating Display
  • LED Welcome Lamps


Email: dbennett@bentleyauckland.com

Phone: Derek Bennett 0277003092

2018 Bentley Continental GT Mulliner

This 2018 Bentley Continental GT Mulliner is finished in Granite Metallic with Beluga Hide.The hand crafted interior with its Diamond in Diamond quilting is a stand out feature amongst all of the technology options such as Head up Display , Night Vision Cameras , Lane Assist and Adaptive Cruise Control.

  • Touring Specification
  • Bentley Rotating Display
  • City Specification
  • Comfort Seats
  • Bright Chrome Lower Grills

WAS: $345,000

NOW: $335,000

Email: dbennett@bentleyauckland.com

Phone: Derek Bennett - 027 700 3092

The 2019 Bentley Continental GT - Drive the Extraordinary.

With its sleek lines carving a sharp new path through the air, the new Bentley Continental GT marked the beginning of a new era: one of unrivaled power, exquisite craftsmanship and cutting-edge automotive technology.

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NEW Bentley Continental GT 2018 FIRST DRIVE!

Here's my first drive in the all new Bentley Continental GT! The new Bentley maintains the incredibly powerful W12 twin turbo charged engine, now with 626bhp and 900nm of torque mated with a phenomenal and familiar 8-speed twin clutch (PDK) gearbox. Here's what it's like to drive! 

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TV3 "Carpool" - 2019 Bentley Continental GT

TV3 "Carpool" , first shown on Sunday 7th April. Carpool is a new segment on the popular CRC Motorsport Show in New Zealand. Cameron Officer writes for several automotive publications as well as the NZ Herald's "Driven" Magazine.

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2020 McLaren GT 

Presented in elite Amaranth Red, this GT has to be one of the most striking combinations we have yet seen on McLarens gorgeous new Grand Tourer. Enjoy incredible everyday driving refinement coupled with proper McLaren supercar performance.

  • Bowers and Wilkins Sound Upgrade
  • Sports Exhaust
  • 15 Spoke Diamond Cut Wheels
  • Private Glass
  • Lifter
  • Premium Pack
  • Practicality Pack
  • Pioneer Pack


Email: lneuberger@auckland.mclaren.com

Phone: Luke Neuberger - 021 458 021

2014 650s Spider *McLaren Qualified* 

Finished in Storm grey with black alcantara and McLaren orange piping.

Travelled only 14,000 km and sold and serviced by us from new.  650s Spiders such as this are hard to come by in such nice order. This vehicle is offered with the 12 month McLaren Qualified warranty.

  • Stealth pack
  • Alcantara interior with McLaren Orange piping.
  • Electric Seats
  • Vehicle Lifter
  • Carbon Fiber Side Intakes
  • Sports Exhaust
  • McLaren Orange Brake Calipers


Email: lneuberger@auckland.mclaren.com

Phone: Luke Neuberger - 021 458 021

McLaren Tech Club - Episode 3 - 765LT Design: Explored

In Episode 3 of the McLaren Tech Club series, Design Director, Rob Melville, talks through the cutting-edge design of the new 765LT.

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The story of Bruce McLaren, the New Zealander who founded the McLaren Motor Racing team. A man who showed the world that a man of humble beginnings could take on the elite of motor racing and win.

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2017 Cayenne Diesel Platinum Edition 

This 2017 Porsche Cayenne has travelled only 44,000km.

Key Features:

  • Rhodium Silver Metallic Exterior with Black Leather Interior
  • 3.0L Turbo Diesel producing 193kW and 580NM

Platinum Edition Specification includes:

  • 21 Inch Sport Edition Wheels
  • LED Rear Lights Tinted Black
  • Panoramic Roof System
  • Bi-Xenon Lights in Black
  • Plus much more


Email: sdargaville@giltrapporsche.co.nz

Phone: Sam Dargaville - 021 024 01752


NEW 2020 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid Performance Edition

Key Features:


  • Quarzite Grey Metallic Exterior with Black Leather Interior
  • Combined 340kW and up to 44km full electric range

Unique Equipment Package Includes:

  • Sport Design Kit
  • 22 Inch Sport Classic Wheels
  • Air Suspension
  • Panoramic Roof System
  • Plus much more


Email: sdargaville@giltrapporsche.co.nz

Phone: Sam Dargaville - 021 024 01752


Porsche Taycan Turbo S vs Tesla Model S: DRAG RACE, FULL REVIEW AND VMAX | Top Gear

It’s the EV heavyweight battle you’ve been waiting for: In the green corner, the £140k, 750bhp Porsche Taycan Turbo S. In the red corner, the £100k, 754bhp Tesla Model S Performance Ludicrous+. To find out which is best, we test both on the road, drag strip, autobahn and at the charging station.

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Motorsport Highlights

F1 Chinese Virtual Grand Prix!

F1 drivers Charles Leclerc, Carlos Sainz, Lando Norris, Alex Albon, George Russell, Antonio Giovinazzi and Nicholas Latifi take on Real Madrid goal keeper Thibaut Courtois, PGA Golfer Ian Poulter, F2 drivers and additional challengers for our Virtual Grand Prix! 

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Full Race: Race 7 Barcelona-Catalunya - HQ | Supercars All Stars Eseries 2020

Watch the full race of Race 7 at Barcelona-Catalunya, Round 2 of the BP All Stars Eseries 2020!

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