New Zealand Classic Car 308, August 2016

In this issue of New Zealand Classic Car:

When David Burke-Kennedy went to visit the owner of this beautifully restored Triumph Herald, he was surprised in more ways than one.

Packard was once the standard by which other cars were measured. The quality of its cars was such that in the 1920s the company could justifiably claim that its cars were Rolls-Royces without the oil leaks.  

We take a look at the history behind VW’s war machine, the Type 82 Kubelwagen, and its progression into the car we know as the Beetle.

Lachlan experiences Rolls-Royce’s breathtaking new Dawn convertible for a day and gives us his verdict.

This month we delve deep into the innards of the internal-combustion engine, and look at the intricacies of rebuilding and reconditioning it — we talk to the experts.

  • 1968 Triumph Herald
  • 1934 Packard Roadster
  • 1942 Volkswagen Type 82 Kubelwagen
  • 2015 Rolls-Royce Dawn