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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...

For Sale: Unique Mad Max themed Ford AU Falcon

Apr 10, 2017

Mad Max is an iconic Australian film, thanks largely to the Ford Falcons featured; the XB ‘Interceptor’ Coupe with its GM 6-71 blower sitting out of its bonnet and Peter Arcadipane designed shovel-nose bodykit, and...

Ford EA Falcon inline-6 with massive 4-71 supercharger (video)

Apr 10, 2017

Summernats 30 was an absolute hoot and PD was there to bring you some of the craziest and coolest modified cars in the country. One that escaped our attention was captured by the boys at...

Ford Falcon to be revived with new model inspired by original

Apr 01, 2017

Fans of the Falcon rejoice as Ford could be in the process of a revival, but not as you know it. It is well publicised that Ford Australia’s design and R&D departments are being retained...

For Sale: Original 1975 Ford XB Falcon GT

Mar 09, 2017

Today’s Cool Find is a rare piece of Australian muscle car folklore. 1970s Ford Falcons are getting thin on the ground, especially hardtops and GTs – and we have found one of the latter, ready...

CSIRO & Deakin University team up for carbon manufacturing

Feb 21, 2017

With Ford having already ceased production last October, and Holden, Toyota set to do the same a year on, the Australian motor-manufacturing industry is by-and-large condemned for the scrapheap. That hasn’t stopped the vast supplier...

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