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Editorial: How the Coalition ended car manufacturing in Australia

Oct 05, 2017

Well, here we are at the end of almost a century of car making in Australia, following Ford closing down its local factory in October last year, and Toyota shutting its doors this week, and...

Video: 2000 Ford AU Falcon LPG 0-100km/h & engine sound

Jul 31, 2017

Well you guys asked for an AU Falcon and here it is. It’s a rough old thing, inexcusably so if it were anything other than an AU Falcon. Introduced in 1998, the AU was not...

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...

For Sale: Ford XY Falcon with Nissan GT-R AWD conversion

Jul 10, 2017

When a modified 1967 Ford Mustang debuted for the 2006 movie, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, it generated equal amounts interest and vitriol from purists. It definitely succeeded at getting attention and promoting...

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,...

Cool Find: Huge car collection found in Alice Springs

May 23, 2017

A bounty of cars is set to go under the hammer in Alice Springs, as part of a vast collection from a recently departed local character. Graeme Phillips collected an enormous amount of Australian and...

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...

Australian Federal Budget adds Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund

May 12, 2017

As a part of the 2017-2018 Federal Budget, an Advanced Manufacturing Growth Fund has been allocated for the manufacturing sector. This is to ease the pain to the components and manufacturing industries once Holden and...

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...

Top 10 Australian utes you probably didn’t know about

Apr 30, 2017

The coupe-utility was invented in Australia in the 1930s and often replicated the world over. With our Aussie-made utes on the chopping block this year, it’s hard to imagine we once had such a rich,...

Ford XD Falcon with 894kW 4.0 Barra turbo – Australia’s best sleeper?

Apr 24, 2017

To build a sleeper car that looks completely innocuous with no external hint that something monstrous is hiding underneath is a clever achievement. To build an eight-second sleeper that looks like an ordinary grandpa-spec XD...

Editorial: How to Resurrect the Australian Car

Apr 12, 2017

Once Holden and Toyota shutter their Australian production facilities this coming August and October, the Australian-built motorcar is dead, taking with it tens of thousands of jobs in the component sector. Australia will be the...

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