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Crème Brûlée – 1948 Chevrolet Thriftmaster Half-Tonne

“A dessert consisting of a rich custard base topped with a layer of hardened caramelised sugar” — kind of sums up the vibe of this Thriftmaster pretty well; once you crack the surface you find something a little bit different underneath

King of the Hill – 1970 Ford XY Falcon

We’ve heard stories of people paying the earth for cars, and that’s literally what happened in this Falcon’s life when it was transformed from mild to wild

Blown, Bright & beaten on – 1973 Holden HQ Kingswood

Superchargers, old Holdens, and a heavy gas pedal foot can only mean one thing, right? Party time! And Trevor Tolhopf’s ’73 HQ sedan is here to have a rager, courtesy of a tough blown SBC and a heavy-duty driveline to match


AutoFest rebirth

AutoFest is fast growing into the country’s biggest two-day car event for hot rods, classics, V8s, and street machines. All it really needed was a track — and now it’s got one!

Takapuna Rocks is back!

The suburb of Takapuna on Auckland’s North Shore has a lot to offer by way of beachfront living, good eateries and bars, and an all-year summery vibe — even if it happens to drizzle from time to time.

Hot August Nights: see the USA hot rod style with Scottz Tours

For anyone with an affection for Amercian muscle and a love for all things hot rod, getting over and seeing the land where it all started will have always been on that to-do list, but actually making it happen can easily be pushed to the side and forgotten.


Fastest woman on wheels passes away

    View fullsize Race car driver and TV personality Jessi Combs died after a fatal crash chasing a land speed record in North American