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AP6/VC Valiant V8: More Power to Australians

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The AP6/VC Valiant V8 stepped up the game for Australian motorists, bringing with it more power (always good), an agile handling package and a stylish aesthetic that fit the era like a glove.

Motorclassica

Record Crowds Join In as Motorclassica Gets Better and Better

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The beautiful halls of Melbourne’s Royal Exhibition Building are just that little less enrapturing today, as the last of Motorclassica 2013′s stunning collection of  historic, vintage, veteran, classic and collectable cars and motorcycles has hit the …

Mazda RX3

Mazda RX-3: The giant-killing rotary that put the R in Respect for ‘Rice Burners’

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When a trio of Mazda R100 coupes arrived at Mount Panorama in 1969, for the Hardie-Ferodo 500, they brought with them an entirely new kind of music than that which had played around The …

Walkinshaw’s Jaguar XJ-S at Bathurst

1985 Bathurst 1000: Attack of the Tom Cats

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The Mountain takes no prisoners. Tom Walkinshaw learned this the hard way in 1984 after clocking nearly 300 kilometers an hour down Conrod and scoring a spot in the top ten for …

Iso Griffo

Be Awestruck by the Art of Automotive Design at Motorclassica 2013

From the 1991 Jordan 191 to Ferrari’s 330 P4 and the Britten V1000, we’ve never had any doubt that automotive designers are artists. Motorclassica are going to be celebrating that fact this weekend when Italian …

Nevco Motorsport Accessories

Get Racing with Nevco’s Awesome Motorsport Accessories

Historic racing is a grassroots affair for most, and the luxuries of a team truck and pit crew may seem like a distant dream. But with the huge amount of support enjoyed by motorsport enthusiasts …

Lotus-Cortina

Made in Australia: Jim McKeown and the world’s fastest Lotus-Cortina

“We had some pretty hectic races I can tell you. I particularly remember the fight we had for the 1966 South Australian Touring Car Championship at Mallala (single race format). There wasn’t much left of …

Lotus-Cortina

Lotus-Cortina Mk I: The Extraordinary Came at a Cost

Fitting snuggly in between Lotus’ Type 27 – a Formula Junior version of the Formula 1 Type 25 – and the Indy 500-destined Type 29, the Lotus-Cortina arrived during a golden age of Chapman-designed motorsport …

Motorclassica 2013

Motoring Marques Celebrate Past, Present and Future at 2013 RACV Motorclassica

RACV Motorclassica will add to its celebrations of unique, collectible and significant cars and bikes in 2013, when it’s joined by motoring icons Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, Morgan and Caterham to showcase brand-new 2014 models.

Nissan HR31 GTS-R

Nissan Skyline HR31 GTS-R: The Unsung Hero of Nissan’s First ATCC Victory

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As much as it pains me to say, racing’s not really about building the absolute fastest, most manic car on the grid. It’s about building the car that’s going to be leading the …

Live2Race

Lookin’ Good with Live2Race’s Retro Racing Designs

The guys and girls from Live2Race are back with new ranges for men and women, featuring colours, styles and, of course, classic racing designs to suit the new season.

BMW E24

BMW E24 633/635CSi: Bavaria’s Supersized XU-1

With ex-Mercedes-Benz designer Paul Bracq at the helm, and some significant racing success in the ‘80s fueling BMW’s legend, BMW’s E24 6-series opened a new chapter in the company’s design philosophy, as well as enjoying great popularity …