Stuck At Home With The Car?

March 24th, 2020
Recent global events will in the months ahead lead many Australians to be quarantined at home or laid off from their normal jobs. This confinement might last for a few days or several months and life stuck in your own ho

When Did Your Favourite Automotive Brand Die? Or When Will It.

March 10th, 2020
Recently there came news that shocked a big proportion of Australia’s motor vehicle owners. The announcement concerned shelving by General Motors of the Holden brand, a sell-off of vehicles currently in stock at Holden

Electric Cars Will Not Kill Your Classic

February 25th, 2020
When HRH Prince Harry and his bride left their wedding in an E Type Jaguar with nothing but an electric motor and bunch of batteries under its bonnet, some people thought they were viewing the inescapable future for clas

Finding A Future Classic

February 11th, 2020
Deeming anything a ‘classic’ before it has proven its worth is risky. Tastes change, so does the economic health of the world and environmental concerns. Established Classic vehicles built 30-100+ years ago are still

Why do Car thefts spike in Summer?

January 7th, 2020
Statistics show that 60% of car thefts happen while a car is parked at home and that 20% of all car-related crime occurs in December and January.  That makes our Summer months the time we need to be more vigilant. Is th

Cars We See Round Here – Jaguar XJ6

September 24th, 2019
It was not the most beautiful Jaguar ever made and it didn’t win races like earlier models did. However, the XJ6 was by far the most important model in the British brand’s extensive history. Jaguar in the years befor


September 5th, 2019
Those who own a relatively new vehicle might have suffered the stress of receiving a Recall Notification. These are letters from the car manufacturer or dealer advising that the vehicle needs to be taken to an authorised


August 6th, 2019
Car lovers when the word ‘auction’ is flashed in front of them will often think of expensive, exotic vehicles and people with bank balances to match. Take a live streaming trip to Europe, the USA or some parts of Aus

Enhancing your car with collectibles

July 16th, 2019
How many times have you walked around a display of older cars and been stunned by one that is groaning beneath an array of genuine accessories or surrounded by period memorabilia? When older model vehicles were new, ‘e

Can A Modern Car Be Collectible?

June 25th, 2019
Walk around a car show or club display day next weekend and a worrying trend will become apparent. Unless the club caters specifically to later models, there will still be row upon row of older models; maintained just as