You might be tempted to stay in the magnificent city of Auckland, but the adventurous driver who loves a challenge, will be rewarded beyond expectations on the country roads and mountain passes that criss-cross the (North) Island.Here are a few glimpses of a five day motoring trip made in a somewhat immodest, but very endearing Mazda MX5.
Barry Quantrell's camera catches some of the best of vintage cars at Rob Roy.Sunday 16 August 2015.
International auctioneers Coys showed over 70 classic and sports cars in their big hospitality tent. The auction on Saturday afternoon has become a long-standing feature at the Oldtimer Grand Prix. The auction featured a wide variety of vehicles such as Lancias, Ferraris, Porsches, Formula 1 cars and even some microcars.
This 43st edition of the AvD Oldtimer Grand Prix came up with two special races: a race of the Jaguar Heritage Challenge and a Touring Car race of which the majority of the cars were Alfa Romeos GTA/GTAm. This year it is the celebration of "50 years of Alfa Romeo GTA" and also the 80th birthday of Jaguar. The three-day historic racing event at the Nürburgring attracted 52,000 spectators to the Eifel area.
Motormarques visits the VSCCV 2015 presentation of the Rob Roy Hill Climb 16th August 2015.
Mercedes-Benz has more history than any other automobile manufacturer. Mercedes-Benz is headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany, where the main production facilities are located. Their museum is also located in Stuttgart and it should be on every car enthusiast's bucket list.
Photographs by Rod Jackson.