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Call it a Come Back - 17th August, 2018

Alfa Romeo once gave us cars like the stunning 33 Stradale and were part of the motoring elite but over the years and regular management changes they lost their way. Sure there have been some decent cars but there has been some average and terrible ones, too. So the 4C Coupe is a welcome sight, and what a sight it is. Alfa brought back some of their swagger with the 4C and you can own this one. Read on...
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For the Smart Summer Buyer - 14th August, 2018

Winter may seem like an odd time to buy a convertible but actually the best time to buy a sunny day car is after a long stretch of cold, wet, windy, short days - the sort of days you’d never have the top down on your convertible. That’s why this 2009, NZ New Audi A5 Quattro is a good idea right now. Why? Read on...
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Vanishing Point Revisited - 10th August, 2018

The original Dodge Challenger was one of the all-time great movie cars so it’s not surprising Chrysler decided to revive the legend. This 2011 R/T at Turners Wellington is a limited Hurst edition with just 26,000kms on the clock. So what does the “Hurst” bit mean and why do you want one? Read on...
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Limo with a Price that’s not a Stretch - 30th July, 2018

This Ex-NZ Government limo was sold by Turners back in 2011. Then, with 90,000kms on the clock, it sold for around $40k. Today, having covered only a few more kilometres, it could be yours for $14,990. Long gone is the lingering odour of Peter Dunne’s hairspray or Judith Collins’s perfume but the history remains and it could all be yours. Read on...
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Yes, I do own the road actually - 27th July, 2018

It’s the size of an ocean liner, has a 6.8 litre engine that runs on the sweat and tears of the great unwashed and is quite difficult to park. But none of this matters as you’ll have a driver to deal with the tricky stuff while you sit in the back seat plotting another corporate takeover whilst savouring a very fine single malt whisky. Read on...
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514 Angry Horses - 24th July, 2018

In 2006 the Mercedes E63 AMG was THE heavy hitter in the world of super sedans. It out powered the BMW M5, made the Audi S6 feel a bit puny, and it spanked the Holden HSV E-Series. It was insanely powerful and fast and would empty your bank account to the tune of around $200k. So when you see one with an auction estimate of $7500-$8500 you sit up and pay attention. Read on...
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Mint Mini - 20th July, 2018

Time takes its toll on nearly every car. Wet winters, less than caring owners, rough roads and high miles finish most cars off inside 20 years. But every now and then a survivor pops up that defies time. At 41 years old this 1977 Mini 1000 looks like it has been drinking from the fountain of youth, and you can buy it. Read on...
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Cute Coupe - 16th July, 2018

Turners Christchurch has an interesting selection of classics being auctioned at the moment but it’s this pretty Alfa GTV that catches the eye. It’s the right colour combination, has the right wheels and, for the driver, arguably the best engine. And it’s being sold with no reserve. Read on...
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You can Lead a Horse to Water... 10th July, 2018

This 2016 Ford Mustang GT Fastback went for a swim and nearly drowned. Are your life guarding skills good enough to resuscitate this once proud steed or has the fresh water inundation spelled curtains on its short life? Read on...
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They DO make ‘em like they used to - 2nd July, 2018

Never has the phrase “they don’t make ‘em like they used to” been more wrong than when it’s applied to a 2016 Royal Enfield motorcycle. Sure it has been updated in a few areas but essentially this Royal Enfield Classic 350 is not much different to the original 1948 Bullet model making it the longest running motorcycle design in history.
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