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Holden HD/HR Bathurst Debut

HD/HR Holden X2: The General’s mysterious 1960s ‘muscle’ car

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“The worst Holden I’ve ever driven.” – Bob Watson
With skinny track dimensions, a short wheelbase, big and heavy body, forward-mounted motor, drum brakes and narrow wheels, Holden’s HD/HR Holden X2s did not …

Dick Johnson Tru-Blu

XD Falcon: Ford’s accidental racing hero

To be true blue is one of the greatest honours an Australian can hope for, and its one which Dick Johnson and his ‘Tru-Blu’ XD Falcon truly earned. It’s also one which nearly didn’t …

1966 Brabham-Repco BT20 Formula One

RM Auctions Monaco Highlight: 1966 Brabham-Repco BT20 Formula 1

Aside from being undeniably beautiful, the BT20 is famous for winning titles and breaking records with both Denny Hulme and Jack Brabham behind the wheel. This one could be yours…

Sydney Retro Speedfest

Get Pumped for the Inaugural Sydney Retro Speedfest

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Sydney is about to add a new feather to its historic racing cap, with the launch of Sydney Retro Speedfest – a brand new historic racing event for 2014.
The inaugural Sydney Retro Speedfest …

Holden LC Torana GTR

Holden LC Torana GTR: Born to Fly!

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Holden’s LC Torana GTR XU-1 may be the local hero, but don’t count out its gentler little brother, the LC Torana GTR, which had plenty of competition chops of its own.

Triumph 2000/2.5PI

Triumph 2000/2.5PI: From Mount Panorama to Mexico City

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As at home tackling the gruelling London-Mexico World Cup Rally as it was braving the bumps and bends of Bathurst, Triumph’s 2000/2.5PI sedan was an endurance racing rocket.

Bolwell Nagari

Bolwell Nagari: The ultimate all-Australian ProdSports racer

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Less than 120 Bolwell Nagaris came out of Bolwell in Melbourne, but their light weight, big power and affordable price saw them conquering production sports car racing all over Australia in the …

Australia's fastest VW Fastback

Australia’s fastest VW Fastback: Thommo’s ground-breaking V8 Sports Sedan

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The story of a Type III Volkswagen which took it to the fastest sports sedans in Australia and fought its way to the very top.

2000 Ford Mondeo Super Tourer

Buy The Car That Dominated the 2000 BTCC

In 2000 Alain Menu, Anthony Reid and Rickard Rydell dominated the British Touring Car Championship in Prodrive-built Ford Mondeo Super Tourers, claiming a perfect three-for-three when they finished the championship with Menu champion, Reid second …

Ford Customline

Ford Customline 1955-59: In its prime before prime-time

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Sold in Australia from 1952 to 1959, and cleverly adapted by Ford Australia for the local market, Ford’s Customline came out strong with a class-leading V8, luxurious interior, great price and good looks. …

sideways-action

Top Five of 2013: Rally

Video: How to treat a Mk2 Ford Escort

See a Mk 2 Ford Escort being driven at full noise in the Irish Hillclimb championship by Simon McKinley. McKinley;s approach is simple, just paint it white and drive …

BMW-m3-e30

Top Five of 2013: Touring Cars

Pure intentions, pure handling, pure sound – The legendary E30 M3

When no less a man than Jean Alesi describes a car as the sweetest-handling machine he can think of, you sit up and take notice.  …