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Living Legend

When you see the cars he has given us, Leonardo Fioravanti deserves to be better known. After inquiring about some of his inspired designs, described

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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

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The world turns

Finding an unmolested Mazda rotary isn’t an easy task as many examples have been seriously modified. Finding two near perfect examples is very rare indeed

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The Getaway Van

This 1972 Ford Transit provides an instant hit of nostalgia, reminding us all of how a pervasive and seemingly permanent fixture of the motoring scene

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Beach Buggy boom

There’s something about the rattle of an air-cooled VW engine that evokes freedom in all three of the radically different vehicles it powered By Ian

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Hey, good looking

Alfa Romeos pull at the heartstrings in a way few other cars do, and for Ian MacPherson it was love at first sight By Patrick

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Suddenly it’s 1960!

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

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Raising the bar

The rising standard of car preparation is only adding impetus to the classic racing revival By Quinton Taylor, photography: Ewan McPherson, Wayne Perkins, Donn White,

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Twin peaks

The BMW M325i M-Tech II was the top-ranking E30 model to be sold new in New Zealand. We reunite two survivors from the 3-Series’ golden

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Tradie’s Choice

A house painter by trade, Clint Wheeler applied his eye for detail to his latest creation, an uber-rare ’62 FJ panel van By Ashley Webb,

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The Lotus-Ford Position

Lotus and Ford made many happy memories together. Michael Clark recounts some of them through the eyes of various Kiwi motor sport greats By Michael Clark

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Tribute to the Master

When Ferrari decided to build a special-edition car and name it after ‘il Commendatore’ — Ferrari’s famously irascible boss — it put the acid on

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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-six By

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The Man with the Plan

Founder and publisher of New Zealand Classic Car Greg Vincent almost fell into the publishing game. He helped create New Zealand’s vibrant classic car scene almost by accident

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Forever Young

The VW Kombi van is one of the best-known vehicles in automotive history, and for owners such as Steve and Denise Fejos, this loyal steed

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Taxi!

It should be no surprise that one of Mercedes’ best-selling and longest-running models should wind up as a taxi in Gisborne, but it’s not your

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Finders Keepers

The Capri is “the car you always promised yourself”, according to Ford. Best not to leave it too much longer, as those who get a good

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Mini Mission, Big Rewards

In his classic Mini restoration, young Ben Leathwick found new friends, new interests, and went on more than one journey of discovery By Quinton Taylor,

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Mustang Stampede

The Auckland Mustang Owners Club bolted off with the top two prizes at the 2020 Intermarque Concours d’Elegance, winning both the team prize and individual

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Who’s the Boss?

The Auckland Mustang Owners Club bolted off with the top two prizes at the 2020 Intermarque Concours d’Elegance, winning both the team prize and individual

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