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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

Buying A Car You Can’t Quite See

Tuesday, 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?

Tuesday, 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.

Tuesday, 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

Tuesday, 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

Tuesday, 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