Issue 001 - AUTUMN 2018

Open to Experience

The Giltrap Group’s recently completed building at 119 Great North Road in Grey Lynn, Auckland is a stunning showcase for the equally compelling automotive brands within.

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Joining the GT club

Did you know that, despite its reputation as one of the best international motorsport tracks in the Southern Hemisphere, Hampton Downs still has room in its busy calendar for up to 80 days per year set aside for exclusive track use by GT...

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'Lost' Land Rover Restoration

Land Rover is celebrating its 70th anniversary year during 2018. There’ll be celebrations throughout the year, but the carmaker has kicked off festivities with the ground-up rebuild of one of its ‘missing’ original 4x4 concepts.

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Defender lives on as Land Rover launches Works V8 special edition

Land Rover’s iconic Defender takes a final bow as a high-performance limited-edition Works V8, as the 70th anniversary celebrations continue for the British brand.

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Such is the depth of New Zealand-born-and-bred motor racing talent on the world’s stage right now, that Brendon Hartley isn’t the only local driver at the sharp end of high-performance racing to feature in this issue.

Formula-E star Mitch Evans is revelling in the much quicker Panasonic Jaguar I-TYPE 2 race car this season. We caught showcasing the impressive Jaguar I-Pace by thrashing a Tesla Model X off the track, he finished in P6 after starting from P14 in the actual race; a very impressive effort.

We also showcase a real Italian flavour in this first issue of 66 Magazine; quite literally in the case of Simon Gault, who tells of his love of Italian cuisine (p58). Matisse proves that Northern Italy builds more than just amazing sports cars (p54), although fittingly, we do also feature an automotive stunner from that region too: the Lamborghini Urus.