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Editorial

Top 10 best new cars for Uber drivers

May 13, 2017

Uber is on its way to take over the taxi industry in most capital cities, and is now extending to the smaller cities and towns. We have to admit, it is a great technology, giving...

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...

New smartphone game includes Aussie classics; VL Calais Turbo, HSV GTSR W1

May 12, 2017

If you love Australian cars and are looking for a new way to pass the time on your long commute in the quiet carriage, there’s a new game out, called Aussie Wheels Highway Racer, for...

Lexus ‘shatters expectations’ in nailbiting ad (video)

May 10, 2017

To show its playful and sporty side, Lexus has dropped a new video promo called ‘The Crystal Gauntlet’, with drift superstar Rhys Millen piloting the brand’s most powerful rear-wheel drive cars around some very expensive...

Top 10 most obscure Aussie-developed Holdens

May 10, 2017

The countdown is on to a new era for Holden. For the first time in 70 years, the ‘Lion playing basketball’ will no longer come to represent vehicles put together in this country, but cars...

Sydney auction to showcase multi-million dollar extravaganza

May 09, 2017

A show-stopping bonanza of ultra-rare cars will go up for auction in Sydney later this month, including a legendary Holden Torana A9X Aussie touring car, an Aston Martin DB5, and a Ford Model T. Topping...

Video: 1990s Suzuki Vitara ad is a masterpiece

May 09, 2017

Car ads are, generally speaking, quite boring and derivative. Other than the odd spot of imagination, there is an over-reliance on special offers and features to try and woo the buyer in the all-important 30-second...

For Sale: Gold-plated Lamborghini Countach going up for auction

May 08, 2017

The Lamborghini Countach is an iconic wedge of supercar excess, which adorned more bedroom walls than driveways by an order of magnitude. Marcello Gandini of Bertone’s 1974 original started out as a relatively pure car,...

Video: How they recovered 1400 cars from sunken Baltic Ace ship

May 08, 2017

In terms of logistical operations, like moving a large building, constructing a shipping hard where giant ships which ship shipping ships are built, or building the world’s tallest skyscrapers, none of them seem as challenging...

For Sale: Original 1977 Ford P6 LTD

May 08, 2017

It’s hard to believe it’s been over six months since the Falcon was put down with the closure of Ford Australia’s Broadmeadows factory last year, let alone that it’s been ten years since the last...

Volvo 240 GL LS1 V8 conversion project: Part 12 – final fabrication

May 05, 2017

It’s been a while since our last update on the Volvo 240 GL V8 conversion project, but that’s mainly because we want to get the turbocharged LS1 just right. If you’ve forgotten what we’re doing;...

Editorial: A look at North Korea’s automotive industry

May 03, 2017

With tensions escalating between North Korea and the West, including various nuclear threats, what better time to have a look at North Korea’s automotive industry, which is a very unusual and fascinating one. North Korea,...

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