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NZ AUTOCAR ADVERTISING RATES AND DEADLINES

NZ Autocar is New Zealand’s premier automotive magazine, delivering news and authoritative reviews from the car world each month. This includes commentary from NZ’s leading automotive writers and covers a full range of motoring subjects including new cars, light commercials, performance cars, classics, electric vehicles and motorcycles.

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 $9.90. Subscriptions from $55 for 6 issues.

 

DEADLINES

ISSUE BOOKING DEADLINE MATERIAL DEADLINE FILES TO PRINTER ON-SALE
DEC/JAN 2021 17-DEC
FEBRUARY 5-JAN 11-JAN 20-JAN 28-JAN
MARCH 22-JAN 5-FEB 17-FEB 25-FEB
APRIL 19-FEB 8-MAR 17-MAR 26-MAR
MAY 26-MAR 12-APR 19-APR 29-APR
JUNE 7-MAY 17-MAY 26-MAY 3-JUN
JULY 28-MAY 14-JUN 23-JUN 1-JUL
AUGUST 9-JUL 19-JUL 28-JUL 5-AUG
SEPTEMBER 2-AUG 16-AUG 25-AUG 2-SEP
OCTOBER 3-SEP 21-SEP 29-SEP 7-OCt
NOVEMBER 8-OCT 22-OCT 4-NOV 11-NOV
DEC/JAN 2022 6-NOV 27-NOV 8-DEC 16-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
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 205mm(w) x 297mm(h) plus 5mm bleed

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

Half Page Horizontal
Image area 195mm(w) x 140mm(h) Plus 5mm bleed

Half Page Vertical
Image area XXXXXXXXXXXXX

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

Quarter Page
Image area 98mm(w) x 125.5mm(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 (if required).

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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