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Worldwide Ways We Preserve Older Vehicles

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020
If you own a vehicle that’s 25 or 30 years old and not driven very often there’s a good chance you have discovered the benefits of Concessional Registration. Even if you’re considering buying an older vehicle, join

Cars We See Round Here – Cobra Replica

Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
On any weekend in many parts of Australia you can see examples of America’s most potent sports car roaming local roads and parked outside beachfront cafes. But all is not as it appears. Fewer than 100 of the famous/inf
Andy Colalillo leaning up against his 1934 Ford Roadster

Sundaydriver – Episode 1

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020
Starting at the tender age of seven, this was the first car Andy ever built from the ground up with the help of his dad – legendary hot rod and custom car builder, Mario Colalillo. Dubbed his “forever car”,

World Car Sales do a Covid-19 nosedive

Tuesday, June 16th, 2020
If you are still driving in 20 years’ time and a car manufactured back in 2020 takes your fancy, finding one might be a big ask. When the Pandemic went global during March of this year, among the first areas to be sign

Your Second Car doesn’t need to be Second Rate

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020
Watch all the near empty trams, buses and train carriages rolling past and might you notice something equally odd. The stops and platforms aren’t crammed with people demanding to be let aboard but the roads are becomin

Watching The Market Grow….And Go  (Part Two)

Tuesday, May 26th, 2020
While insanely high interest rates contributed to the 1990’s decline in classic vehicle values, the reverse applied during the following decade. Collapsing rates during the mid-2000’s, allied to rising proper

Watching The Market Grow….And then Go  (Part One)

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020
Anyone who has been around cars since the 1970’s will have witnessed continual shifts in the value of vehicles that we regard today as ‘classics’. Before 1960, older cars that had been preserved would be descri

What Makes A Muscle Car?

Tuesday, May 12th, 2020
The term ‘muscle car’ is attributed to a US motoring journalist and the car he was writing about at the time; a specially equipped 1964 Pontiac Tempest. However, by the 1970s, muscle cars were appearing everywher

Doing Your Dash, Floors and Glass

Tuesday, May 5th, 2020
Who would have thought that cleaning that lump of plastic, metal, timber or fibreglass that houses your car’s instruments and radio could be such a chore to get clean and keep that way? Dashboards made of unusual mater

TAKING ON A ‘PROJECT’  during Lockdown

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
In a changing world where some people need access to ready cash and others have more spare time than they can use, automotive ‘projects’ have been appearing for sale literally everywhere and selling well. Buying one