Rally Legends Lancia 037 And Lancia Stratos, Handmade In New Zealand

The Lancia Stratos and the Lancia 037 are among the greatest rally cars every designed – one was the first purpose-built rally car, the other was the last rear-drive rally car to ever win a world championship. They are jewels in Italy's motoring crown, and these two were made in New Zealand. » 2/25/14 11:00pm 2/25/14 11:00pm

What's The Deal With The America's Cup? An Explainer

Don't be ashamed if the America's Cup, just hours away from completion, is only now popping up on your radar. This has been the longest, strangest, most controversial edition in the event's 162-year history. Here are answers to your most pressing questions so you can watch the final race like a pro. » 9/25/13 3:29pm 9/25/13 3:29pm

Watch A 750 Horsepower RX-7 Destroy A New Zealand Mountain

When most people think of New Zealand, they think mountains and hobbits. If you don't count the hobbits though, all you're left with is mountains. And mountains mean one thing - fantastic roads. » 5/05/13 12:00pm 5/05/13 12:00pm

Locals Already Pissed At Top Gear For Filming In New Zealand

Even though the last episode of Top Gear aired on Sunday night (Or next Monday for us here in America), their work never ends. We've received word that Jeremy Clarkson and James May are in New Zealand filming for next season. And guess what? The locals are angry and protesting. » 3/12/13 11:21am 3/12/13 11:21am

This Old Land Rover Commercial Is The Most Serious Thing I've Ever Seen

Let's journey back to a time before Land Rovers were offered with front-wheel-drive and had special editions named after the wives of rich professional soccer players. A time when they were rugged beasts, not far removed from military vehicles, capable of taking you where no other truck could go. A time when Land… » 1/05/13 9:00am 1/05/13 9:00am

High Horsepower Drag Car Attempts To Navigate Road Course And Fails…

Put a vehicle notorious for its inability to safely navigate a perfectly straight drag strip on a driveway race track with plenty of turns and disaster is almost painfully inevitable. The car in question is the vintage fuel altered "Rat Trap" dragster and the "race track" in question is the driveway leading up to… » 3/31/12 12:30pm 3/31/12 12:30pm

Watch a Nissan GT-R race a helicopter in Middle Earth

Steve Millen is crazy and, in case you didn't already know that, here's more proof. It's Millen and his Stillen R35 GT-R racing acrobatic chopper pilot Leigh Hopper's Eurocopter "Squirrel" at the Targa New Zealand. Who will win? More importantly, has Top Gear already taken all the really good car stunts? » 10/27/11 3:00pm 10/27/11 3:00pm