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NZ AUTOCAR ADVERTISING RATES AND DEADLINES

NZ Autocar is New Zealand’s leading automotive magazine. Delivering news reviews from the automotive world, including commentary from leading automotive writers and covers the scope of motoring including new cars, classic cars, EVs and motorbikes.

NZ Autocar puts each vehicle through a rigorous testing process using the latest data acquisition equipment to provide its readers with a truly independent and accurate verdict. NZ Autocar places an emphasis on the local motoring scene and has NZ’s most comprehensive new car and new bike price list for consumers. It has grown to become the recognised authority on new vehicles for both its readers and the New Zealand motor industry.

Distribution
NZ Autocar magazine is distributed throughout New Zealand to subscribers, bookstores, dairies, supermarkets, fuel stations, the automotive industry and corporate subscriptions.

Frequency & Price
Monthly. Retail price $10.90. Subscriptions from $55 for 6 months.

 

DEADLINES

ISSUE BOOKING DEADLINE MATERIAL DEADLINE FILES TO PRINTER ON-SALE
DEC 2021 / JAN 2022 6 NOV 27 NOV 8 DEC 16 DEC
FEBRUARY 2022 23 DEC 14 JAN 19 JAN 27 JAN
MARCH 2022 1 FEB 11 FEB 16 FEB 24 FEB
APRIL 2022 1 MAR 11 MAR 16 MAR 24 MAR
MAY 30 MAR 8 APR 13 APR 21 APR
JUNE 2022 3 MAY 13 MAY 18 MAY 26 MAY
JULY 2022 7 JUN 17 JUN 22 JUN 30 JUN
AUGUST 2022 12 JUL 22 JUL 27 JUL 4 AUG
SEPTEMBER 2022 5 AUG 18 AUG 24 AUG 1 SEP
OCTOBER 2022 13 SEP 23 SEP 28 SEP 6 OCT
NOVEMBER 2022 18 OCT 28 OCT 2 NOV 10 NOV
DEC 2022 / JAN 2023 10 NOV 1 DEC 7 DEC 15 DEC

* Advertorial booking deadline is 1st of the month prior to publication.
* Any cancellation must be in writing and give 20 day notice.

MECHANICAL-MAGAZINE

Print Process
Sheetfed offset. Perfect bound.

Acceptable Material

File Format
High-resolution PDF. The PDF should be distilled to Acrobat 5, (pdf1.4) compatibility. All fonts must be embedded or, if that option is unavailable, fonts must be converted to paths/outlines. We do not accept any open files.

Images
Images must be CMYK colour soace; a minimum resolution of 300dpi; maximum total ink coverage of 300% is recommended. Lineart must be a minimum of 1200dpi. Images must not contain extra channels: transfer curves; OPI information or be compressed. No spot colours are to be used.

Document
Please centre the advertisement on the page with crop marks. If bleed, allow 5mm bleed all round. All dimensions must comply with the published requirements of the publication. These are available either online at PRRADS, or from NZ Autocar magazine. PDFs must be generated to the correct size.

Proofs
If an approved 3DAP contract proof is not supplied, colour fidelity is not guaranteed. A laser proof is not a contract proof. A list of approved contract proofing output devices is available at www.3DAP.com.au.

Please note: Advertising material not supplied to correct specifications will be returned or incur a minimum fee of $150 for any additional work required.

Material Delivery

Files may be emailed to alex@autocar.co.nz and contract proof sent to:

Alex Schultz
NZ Autocar Magazine
57 Patiki Road
Avondale
Auckland 1026

For production enquiries please contact: Alex Schultz alex@autocar.co.nz

Print Sizes

Double Page Spread
Trim size 420mm(w) x 297mm(h)
Note: Allow 5mm image offset either side of gutter

Inside Cover
Trim Size 210mm(w) x 297mm(h) plus 5mm bleed

Full Page
Trim Size 210mm(w) x 297mm(h) Plus 5mm bleed

Half Page Horizontal
Image area 183mm(w) x 126.8mm(h) Plus 5mm bleed

Half Page Vertical
Image area 97mm (w) x 255mm(h)

Third Page Horizontal
Image area 195mm(w) x 70mm(h)

Quarter Page Horizontal
Image area 183mm(w) x 61.3mm(h)

Quarter Page Vertical
Image area 89.3mm(w) x 126.8mm(h)

 

Note: 5mm bleed is required on all edges for all DPS and Full Page adverts. Supply in PDF format with crop marks, all fonts to be embedded and images at 300dpi, colour space must be CMYK. Due to the variable nature of the binding process, we can accept no responsibility for any lack of alignment of type or images that cross the gutter.

Please refer to Acceptable Material regarding the supply of PDFs and proofs.

MAGAZINE RATES

Current rate card – Advertising rates listed exclusive of GST.

CASUAL X3 X6 X12
Double page spread $6,000 $6,850 $6,400 $6,000
Full page $3,500 $3,600 $3,400 $3,200
Half page $2,000 $1,800 $1,700 $1,600
Outside back cover $5,000 - $6,600 $6,000
Inside back cover $4,000 $4,000 $3,750 $3,500
Third page $1,500 - - -
Quarter page $900 - - -
Bound Inserts POA POA POA POA
Inseerts (Per 1,000) $200 - - -

Prices quoted are exclusive of GST.

For online advertising please contact: Gavin Shawgavin@autocar.co.nz

DIGITAL ADVERTISING

Leaderboard & Story Banner
760 x 120px
Max file size: 80KB
Max file size (rich media): 300KB

MREC
300 x 250px
Max file size: 80KB
Max file size (rich media): 300KB

Half Page
300 x 600px
Max file size: 100KB
Max file size (rich media): 350KB

Note for rich media: Rich media ads should be supplied as ‘responsive’ ads so they can scale to fit mobile devices with high-resolution screens. Polite loaders should be utilised where possible. Custom impression URLs should be embedded.

EMAIL NEWSLETTER ADVERTISING

Sent out to an opt-in subscriber database bi-monthly. Contains exclusive news, reviews, competitions and a sneak preview of what’s inside the latest issue of the printed magazine. MREC advertisements (300 x 250px) available.

For E-newsletter advertising contact: Gavin Shaw gavin@autocar.co.nz

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Please click here for NZ Autocar’s full advertising terms and conditions.

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