AVS Car Security has long been a favourite choice for security with performance daily drivers and show cars, with features like seamless turbo timer integration and rugged waterproof remotes AVS alarms suit the cars that us kiwis choose to drive. And this new alarm is sure to fit the bill for anyone not already running an AVS system. Yes, it is turbo friendly and includes the waterproof remotes, plus it has an intelligent glass break sensor that is not prone to false triggers like the basic glass break sensors usually included at this price point. With dual immobilisation and door, bonnet and boot protection your car will be well secured. Best of all the new AVS A5 alarm has a retail price guide from only $549 installed. “We wanted to design a system that included all the best AVS features but was also affordable.” says General Manager Kevin Mooney. “We know this alarm is going to become super popular, especially for performance cars driven every day”. And with AVS AS/NZ standards certification (Five Star) even the insurance companies will love it. AVS car alarms have a 3-year warranty and are backed with a nationwide retail and service network. So talk to your AVS retailer today or call the team at AVS on 0800 438 862. Full details can be found at www.avscarsecurity.com. Check out the next edition of Performance Car mag for an amazing offer in the trade directory – AVS are giving readers a free upgrade to the AVS A5 when you buy an AVS A4 alarm, a saving of $125!
Leadfoot Festival is back for 2013, bigger and better than ever. The brain child of Rod Millen, the motorsport festival is unique to New Zealand bringing together over 150 competitors all personally selected by Rod to compete over the weekend of March 22-24 on the beautiful Leadfoot Ranch in Haihei on the Coromandel Peninsula. The machinery competing comes from every era of motorsport from far reaches around the globe, including some priceless vintage race cars and bikes that you simply wont see running anywhere else in the world.
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This article is from NZ Performance Car 194. Click here to check it out.
Photos: Adam Croy
With a new month comes a new edition of New Zealand Performance Car magazine. We have been searching long and hard to bring to you the best possible cars and features this country has to offer. This month the cover is shared by Azhar Bamjhi’s immaculate Mazda R100 and Mazda RX-3, when the man behind 4&Rotary builds a car he certainly doesn’t do it by halves. One is powered by a 20B and the other a big power 13B turbo, and both are equally amazing street cars.
April 12–14 sees the V8 Supercars returning to a refurbished Pukekohe Park Raceway in Auckland. 2013 marks a new era in the championship with the introduction of the COTF, bringing with it new teams, new cars and new drivers all on a revised track at Pukekohe. General admission starts from as low as $30, with kids under 12 free with a paying adult. Tickets are now on sale from www.ticketek.co.nz.
WIN! The prize package includes two three-day GA passes with a grid-walk for you and a mate. It’s a total prize package worth $1280 and we have made it really easy to win, just click here and tell us how much corporate hospitality packages start from. Here’s a tip, head to the Ticketek website to find out. Competition closes on March 28, 2013.
Ten years ago, at the age of sixteen, Jason Treloar swapped a shitty old Mazda 626 for an even shittier 1980 Series 1 Mazda RX-7. “It was a wreck,” Jason admits. “It was pretty much just a primered shell on Hotwires that had been used as a skid hack down in Manurewa. I was only young and just wanted a rotary, so I grabbed it. Originally, it just started as a quick pull-apart and tidy up.” From those humble beginnings, Jason’s ‘quick tidy up’ has turned that same bucket-of-bolts Mazda into what has been
Like drifting and want to scare yourself shitless? Head over to the Achilles Facebook page and enter the competition to go for hot laps this weekend with D1NZ driver Bruce Tannock and his Achilles Rocket Bunny S13 Silvia. All you have to do is like and share the page, but there’s only a couple of days left, so get on to it.
While you’re at it, check out YHI’s brand new website for all the latest in high performance wheels and tyres