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    HOLDEN HK-HG V8

    MUCH-LOVED IN THE CLASSIC MARKET THESE ONCE HUMBLE CARS HAVE SOARED What an amazing car the HK Premier was; handsome, roomy, robust with V8 performance on tap if you wanted it, disc brakes standard, air-conditioning and power steering a tick of the options sheet away. Yet Holden in 1968 might not have built a car nearly this good unless […] More

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    GALLERY: BUICK WILDCAT 1963-70

    BIG AND BRAZEN YOUR WILD CAT NEEDS TO BE IN TOP SHAPE TO BE WORTH TOP DOLLAR Almost by accident, Buick in 1962 created a performance package for its Invicta model that became a minor legend in muscle-car circles. Two years before Pontiac’s GTO appeared, the two-door Wildcat was being billed as a ‘Sport Coupe’ and tweaked to produce […] More

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    GALLERY: Jim Wilson – 1971 XY FAIRMONT

    JIM WILSON IS ONE OF THOSE VERY RARE PEOPLE WHO HAVE OWNED AN XY FROM NEW It’s a long time ago – 1971 – but I very nearly didn’t end up owning this car. I’d walked into a car yard in Wollongong and they put me into a second-hand 1963 Mercedes-Benz. It had the red leather seats and […] More

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    GALLERY: FORD VALIANT EFFORT!

    HAVING SPENT HALF ITS LIFE ABANDONED UNDER A TREE THIS LOVELY VF IS BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER!!! Somehow we’ve ended up as a family of Ford collectors, so the Valiant seems the odd one out. I guess the reason I bought it is because it brought back memories of growing up in Thomastown – […] More

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    FORD FALCON XY GT

    ALWAYS IN DEMAND, XY FALCON GTs HAVE SEEN THEIR PRICES RECOVER AND, IN SOME CASES, RUN COMPLETELY OFF THE SCALE In the pantheon of Australian muscle cars, there is one stand-out when it comes to desirability and value: the Ford Falcon XY GT-HO Phase III. However rarity – only 300 built and less than half […] More

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    SIDCHROME MUSTANG BUILD

    A FEW MONTHS ago, a tilt tray dropped off a heavily weathered 1969 Mach 1 Mustang at the Street Machine studios. We were told that the car barely ran and that we might have to push it. However, 1969 Mustangs are heavy, so to save us some sweat Scotty jumped in and got the car […] More

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    THIS IS NOT A CAR IT IS A TRIBUTE

    THE MARKET for tribute cars continues gaining acceptance  and popularity as we detailed it. Recently two Jaguar tributes, a C-type and a D-type from the Ian Cummins Collection were  auctioned by Shannons. A winning bid of $222,000 secured the C-type for a  new owner while the D-type remains under negotiation (as we went to press) after bidding went as […] More

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    A blend of 1965 and the present goes into this Ford Shelby GT350R

    Some of the Folks Who Built the Original Ford Shelby Cars Have Reunited to Build More. But Hurry Because Production Will Be Limited If you’ve always regretted the fact that you missed out on the original limited build of the 1965 Ford Shelby GT350R race car, you’re getting a second chance to own one of […] More

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