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See why NZ Classic Car is the top-selling classic car magazine in New Zealand ...
With in-depth looks at the stories behind some of the rarest and most sought-after cars in New Zealand and their owners, you’ll find histories that are as interesting as they are unusual and unlikely. And there’s more …
Cars that will inspire you
Experience stories of lifelong passion as vehicles are reborn from decay and transformed into the vision of their owners. You will experience their enthusiasm as NZ Classic Car guides you through their journeys and inspires you to delve deeper into the world of classic car admiration and perhaps ownership. You’ll read about:
Perhaps they are the cars you remember from your younger days, perhaps the car your Dad once owned or even the first car you yearned for — or owned! Maybe you recall the days when GT-HO Falcons and Valiant Chargers roared around Kiwi racetracks?
NZ Classic Car brings you stories on the Aussie classics you remember with cars ranging from the sporty Torana GTR XU-1 to humble, but much-loved, classic utes.
The best of British
From Aston Martins to Austins, Jaguars to Jowetts — NZ Classic Car brings you features on a huge variety of British classic cars.
Whether your interest lies with traditional sports cars, fast and luxurious GT cars, or just humble everyday classics like the Morris Minor or Mini, NZ Classic Car comes to the party with fascinating tales across the full range of British classics.
NZ Classic Car brings you the big cubes with classic (and rare) American muscle such as the Plymouth Superbird, Oldsmobile 442 and Dodge Coronet R/T.
And, of course, there are show-winning examples of more popular and available models such as the Dodge Challenger, Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Impala, Chevrolet Corvette and Plymouth ’Cuda.
Fuel your wildest automotive dreams with desirable supercars such as the Ferrari F40, Lamborghini Miura, Porsche Carrera, Mercedes 300SL Gullwing and Maserati Bora. Read about the Kiwis who owned these cars and what sacrifices they made to fulfill their motoring dreams. And, of course, more realistically priced European classics from famous marques such as Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Citroën, also receive plenty of coverage.
Classic race cars
From single-seaters to tin-top saloons and Can-Am sports racers, NZ Classic Car delves into the history of iconic racing cars. Read about mighty, all-conquering McLaren Can-Am cars, Zakspeed’s amazing ETCC Escort, Chris Amon’s BMW 3.0CSL touring car and Dino Ferrari monoposto, or relive the golden era of Formula Junior racing. NZ Classic Car brings the history of these notable automobiles and the drivers that pushed them to their limits back to life.
Classic racing, classic racers
NZ Classic Car puts famous Kiwi racers into the spotlight — read in–depth features on legends of the local track; drivers like Ron Roycroft, Howden Ganley, Ross Jensen, Dennis Marwood, Johnny Riley, Ken Smith, Red Dawson, Graham McRae and many, many more. Find out what made our Kiwi racing heroes tick, read about their on- and off-track exploits and discover their earlier, less well known racing career or how they triumphed over adversity, often with little cash but a lot of ingenuity.
Keep your classic car running
There are useful illustrated articles on restoring, maintaining and improving all aspects of your classic car from carburettors to chrome brightwork. You’ll learn how classic cars are restored by the professionals, and what you can do in your own garage with a few tools and some ingenuity.
Hide those boring, plain walls in your workshop or garage with NZ Classic Car’s free posters. Each issue contains a double-sided, full-colour A2 poster featuring two of the cars covered in that issue.
Classic car news from around the world
You’ll find out what’s going on outside New Zealand, too, with exclusive interviews with industry insiders, factory tours, special coverage of notable vehicles on the global stage, plus news of auction results and more.
NZ Classic Car is heavily involved with events throughout New Zealand and brings you coverage of results and news.
NZ Classic Car’s association with Targa NZ dates back to the in inaugural event in 1995 — and that means you’ll get exclusive news and inside knowledge about one of New Zealand’s most iconic motorsport events. And each year, NZ Classic Car brings you the exclusive Targa NZ Programme — routes maps, timing schedule and full entrant listing, all you need to know about this major motoring event.
You'll also see stunning images, such as this Fiat Abarth on two wheels, courtesy of Ground-Sky Photography.
Relive the danger and excitement of racing historic vehicles.
No roll cages and, in many cases, no seatbelts, but it doesn’t stop their enthusiastic owners giving it 100 per cent on the circuits of New Zealand, whether at the brand new Hampton Downs venue, or historic tracks such as Pukekohe, Teretonga or Levels.
Concours and car shows
NZ Classic Car has been involved in sponsoring and helping to organize the Intermarque Concours d’Elegance in Auckland since 2005 — adding in extra features such as the hugely popular Classic Fun Run. You’ll find exclusive photos and stories from this important event that celebrates the blood, sweat and tears that goes into restoring a classic car to the absolute pinnacle of perfection.
You’ll also find coverage of classic events from all around New Zealand, including Americarna, The Beach Hop, the Dunedin Autospectacular, Wheels On Windsor, Canterbury Concours and many more.
Never be short of something car-related to do. NZ Classic Car’s events diary. Whether it’s a club run, memorial rally, swap meet or major motorsport event, you’ll find ideas to satisfy your automobile craving wherever you are in New Zealand.
Classic car clubs
Backing up our comprehensive online listing of local classic car clubs — the biggest and best club listing in New Zealand — NZ Classic Car also brings you regular, in-depth features on individual clubs.
Classic cars for sale
Looking for the perfect classic car? With up to 100 vehicles for sale each month you’ll be able to keep an eye on what cars are worth and perhaps pick yourself up the car of your dreams.
If you’re selling your car you can list it for just $10 and it will appear not only in the magazine, but also on NZ Classic Car's website, and other media partners' websites.
Competitions and giveaways
Every month NZ Classic Car has competitions, sometimes with prizes valued in the thousands of dollars such as toolkits, exclusive autographed motoring books, motoring art and die-cast classic car models.
If you’re looking for a gift for yourself or a loved one, NZ Classic Car contains reviews of the latest books and DVDs about classic vehicles. Plus, there are profiles on industry insiders and workshops as well as a comprehensive trade directory to help you get the best supplier for your classic vehicle requirements.
Share in the amusing and interesting stories of New Zealand’s motoring past with writers such as Donn Anderson — founder and editor of the iconic Kiwi motoring magazine, Motor Man.
What extra stuff will you get when you subscribe?
- You’ll get automatic entry into all subscriber prize draws and giveaways
- Get your copy of NZ Classic Car before it hits the shelves, delivered straight to your door
- Never worry about missing an issue again
- Save money on the cover price — up to 33%!
You’re in great company! Here’s who reads NZ Classic Car
- Over 150,000 classic car enthusiasts
- Almost all classic car–related vehicle tuners and parts suppliers in New Zealand
- Professional racing drivers, vehicle restorers and tuners worldwide.
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