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Andrew is a contributing writer at PerformanceDrive. He has been writing about cars for several years with a string of published books to his name. Andrew has a passion for worldwide cars of many types including classic muscle cars and sports coupes, big luxury barges and production sedans.

Top 10 fast Aussie sixes – Part Two

Oct 23, 2017

Following on from our part one Top 10 fast Aussie sixes feature, we’ve gather up another eight vehicles that also deserve celebrating – even more so now that Holden has officially ended its local manufacturing operations...

Top 10 fast Aussie sixes – Part One

Jul 12, 2017

The V8-powered muscle cars from Ford, Holden and Chrysler will always be regarded as the outright Aussie-made kings of the road in Australia, but there were a number of six-cylinder performance models produced over the...

10 often overlooked American muscle cars

Jun 15, 2017

There’s many classic American muscle cars which are well known and highly collectable, commanding big dollars in any condition. These are the high-performance versions of cars such as the Ford Mustang, Chevrolet Camaro, Pontiac Firebird,...

Top 10 boxy US police cars of the 1980s

Jun 09, 2017

Have you ever wondered what all those boxy American police sedans were from the 1980s in American movies and television shows? Here we take a closer look at those conservatively-styled box-shaped sedans, which were designed...

Modern American classics: The last of the full-size muscle sedan

May 26, 2017

General Motors and Ford revived a couple of old model names for the North American market near the turn of the century, with the Chevrolet Impala and Mercury Marauder. These cars were created by rummaging through...

The story of the great Aussie coupe run-out

May 12, 2017

Australia produced some classic home-grown muscle cars during the late Sixties and early Seventies, which brought American-style two-door coupes to local showrooms. Volume-selling four-door sedans were massaged as designers mimicked the best of styling trends...

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