What Makes A Muscle Car?

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

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

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

Buying A Car You Can’t Quite See

April 14th, 2020
Recent events have changed a lot within the automotive world, however many of us will still need to buy cars. Some lucky folk with leases or other term purchase arrangements will usually be looking for another new model

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