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Category: Automotive

Airstream 7 Automotive

19 May 2022

Living the American Dream

The search for an Airstream caravan led Nigel Teape to a trio of American classics which ended up surpassing his Airstream dreamBy Ian Parkes, photography High Art PhotographyThere’s a school of thought in the British dominions that Range Rover invented the luxury SUV. Over...

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BMW 1 Automotive

19 May 2022

Class Leader

BMW’s 3.0 CSi was always a class act but appreciation of its timeless beauty is accelerating as swiftly and smoothly as its sophisticated straight-sixBy Ian Parkes, photography High Art PhotographyNew Zealand Classic Car is not exactly going out on a limb here but we...

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Moss 2 Automotive

19 May 2022

Stirling Moss

Those two words have epitomized the glamour, sang-froid, class, and skill of motor racing at the highest level for generations of fans. New Zealanders got more chances than most to see him up close.Michael Clark and Donn Anderson remember the man as he made...

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23 April 2022

Wolf in Brit’s Clothing

A dealer special shows how New Zealand could have delivered a uniquely Kiwi twist on the decades-long battle between Ford and Holden.When the last Falcon rolled off the Broadmeadows assembly line in 2016, it ended a decades-long lineage of large Ford family sedans catering...

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23 April 2022

Westside Story

The Holden Sandman, already as iconic of the ’70s as a Farrah Fawcett-Majors poster, got an extra shot of stardust after appearing in the local cult TV series Westside. This is that car.To some, a Sandman is a pagan god who sprinkles sand on...

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23 April 2022

Suddenly it’s 1060!

Jet age fantasy was in full flight following World War II and the space race of the 1950s only lit the imagination afterburners among leading American automotive stylistsChrysler gambled and got the jump on the other members of the big three, Ford and General...

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24 March 2022

Hard Chargers

Wild rides with iconic Kiwi muscle car driversWhen the V8 bellows and drivers are straining every nerve to keep them on the road, muscle cars come alive. Gerard Richards tells the survivors’ talesBy Gerard RichardsTwo fire-breathing macho machines facing off on a back road...

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24 March 2022

Valentine’s Day Landy

 You may be wondering why an old Series 1 Land Rover would be presented to four Kiwi mates as a Valentine’s Day gift. It’s a great yarn full of adventure, sorrow and delight, so sit back and enjoy the rideWords: Ashley Webb Photos: Adam CroyImagine,...

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