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Video: Official trailer for new Peter Brock documentary – Brock: Over the Top

Jun 12, 2020

A new documentary will be available on-demand next month outlining the life of one of the most successful and well-known Australian racing car drivers of our time, Peter Brock. The film is called Brock: Over...

Holden brand to be killed off, shift to Chevrolet – UPDATE

Feb 16, 2020

Holden has already confirmed the Astra and Commodore will cease to exist in its dealerships from later this year, and now we hear a rumour that the Holden name will also be axed, potentially in...

We’re giving away ‘Summernats 33’ one-day passes – enter now!

Dec 06, 2019

As most people prepare for the festive season, buying Christmas presents and getting ready for New Year celebrations, it’s those of us with high-octane petrol running through our veins that are more excited by the...

Aussie-made Bolwell Nagari 500 to debut at Motorclassica

Oct 10, 2019

When it comes to bespoke sports cars made in Australia, the name Bolwell might ring a bell. Today it has confirmed it is planning to unveil a new vehicle called the Nagari 500 Preview at...

GM investing AU$28 million in Holden engineering

Aug 22, 2018

Holden’s parent company General Motors has announced nearly $30 million of extra investment in Australia, which could result in more than 150 new jobs. General Motors confirmed that it will be calling on Australian engineers...

Australian Mint announces Ford & Holden 50c coins, limited edition

Aug 22, 2018

The Royal Australian Mint is celebrating the launch of a new series of automotive-themed fifty-cent pieces, with Ford or Holden to be decided via its first ever ‘reverendum’. What is a ‘reverendum’, you ask? Well,...

Survey uncovers dangerous driving habits of Australian motorists

Aug 08, 2018

The equivalent of 10.9 million Australians have admitted to risky behaviour behind the wheel, according to statistics published in a new survey. The 2018 Safe Driving Report , published by Finder.com.au, polled 1800 Australian drivers...

2018 Summernats 31: Event highlights & mega gallery

Jan 09, 2018

Another year and another Australian summer celebration of muscle cars and car enthusiasts. Yep, we’re talking about Summernats 31, which took place over the weekend at the Exhibition Park in Canberra. The 31st event was...

Rydges plans trackside hotel for new The Bend Motorsport Park

Nov 27, 2017

Rydges will soon open a brand new hotel right next to The Bend Motorsport Park in Adelaide, giving car enthusiasts the opportunity to book a room trackside, overlooking the pit lane. Called Rydges Pit Lane...

Last Holden made in Australia rolls off production line

Oct 20, 2017

That’s it. No more car manufacturing in Australia. Following Ford and then Toyota, Holden finished building its last car today, a Commodore SS, at its production facility in South Australia at 10:45am this morning. This...

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...

For Sale: Gosford Classic Car Museum announces mega auction

Oct 02, 2017

A monster collection of classic cars, supercars, and mouth-watering muscle cars will go up for auction later this month at Gosford Classic Car Museum’s first public auction. Supported by Pickles, the massive event will see...