November

Mini With Max Power - 16th November, 2018

In 2006 the Mini Works GP was the fastest Mini ever factory produced and only 2000 were made for the whole world. If ever a car screamed “future Classic” it’s this one. It’s not just a Mini Cooper S with a few extra horsepower thrown in; it’s a road-going track car with some very special kit. Read on...
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A Triumph of Substance and Style - 13th November, 2018

The Triumph Bonneville Bobber could have been a fashion exercise with little in the way of substance. But in actual fact Triumph delivered a retro themed bike that delivered on more than just looks. This near new example has travelled a tiny 58kms and it’s for sale now. Read on...
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When Bigger Really is Better - 9th November, 2018

If you need a big van then the Mercedes Sprinter 516 with high roof and long wheel base is hard to beat. Bigger is better when it comes to a cargo van and the big Merc has one of the biggest payloads available in a van and it can haul up to 2495kg in its cavernous interior. Read on...
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A Rare Survivor - 6th November, 2018

Take a one owner, early example of one of the worlds all-time best selling cars, mix in the more desirable coupe body shell, sprinkle with incredibly low mileage and garnish with original plastic protection still on the door cards. This is the recipe for a very rare and desirable dish being served up by Turners Napier. Read on...
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This Fat Cat’s Been Working Out - 2nd November, 2018

Some see the XJ series Jaguars as fusty, heavy luxo-barges for ferrying around royalty. And that’s not entirely unfair. But it does have timeless, even elegant, looks and in the XJR it has some serious power gains and weight loss. This old fat cat has been to the gym and it hunts Audis and Beemers for lunch. It’s also a dead-set bargain. Read on...
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Miniature Pony - 31st October, 2018

Most people associate the Ford Mustang with a V8 but in these times of soaring fuel prices a six cylinder Mustang doesn’t seem like a bad idea. Luckily Ford made a smaller engined Mustang and due to the preference to the V8 it can often be picked up for a song. This bone stock ’65 is just such a car. Read on...
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When Porsche Turned Air into Water - 26th October, 2018

In 1997 Porsche rocked the lives of 911 officianados the world over by completely redesigning the company’s biggest icon and fitting a water-cooled engine. The new 911 had the internal designation 996 and it was designed by a chap called Pinky Lai. It was the first major design overhaul of the 911 since it first wowed the world in 1963. It was controversial and Turners has this ’99 Carrera for auction next week. Read on...
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A Classic Spectacle – 24th October, 2018

On Saturday the 13th October in Christchurch the auction of the late Gary McVicar’s amazing collection of classic cars proved again that there’s nothing quite like a live event to make the sale of unique items more satisfying and exciting. More than 600 buyers registered onsite, over $1 million was spent and all but one car sold. Read on...
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The Supercar for the Whole Family - 12th October, 2018

The BMW E60 M5 is a supercar for the whole family at a very un-supercar price. It has a 10 cylinder engine that pumps out 500hp and was the fastest four door sedan in the world when released. It also has plenty of room for the kids and a couple of dogs, all of which will be truly excited/terrified every time you hit the loud pedal. Read on...
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Any Colour as long as it’s Black? 9th October, 2018

The oldest car at this Saturday’s classic car auction in Leithfield is also one of the most important. The Ford Model T took the car from a hand built luxury item for the wealthy to a mass produced ‘must have’ for middle class Americans. If you’re into cars then you have to acknowledge the Model T as the most influential car in history. Wouldn’t it be great to own one? Read on...
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