BLUE ANGEL – Giocattolo Group B

Talk About A Rare Occurrence Down at West Racing in Perth, Western Australia, I was fortunate enough to photograph not one, but two very unique Giocattolo Group Bs. How rare are these cars? Try only 12 production versions and three prototypes in Australia. The Giocattolo was the brainchild of Aussie Paul Halstead who was an […]

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PICTURE PERFECT – EH HOLDEN

Talk about being sneaky, Matt Harwood let his wife Donna sleep next to her EH Holden for eight months before letting her know it even existed. “Donna had always wanted an EH sedan and I was busy chasing one for ages, eventually settling for a worn out example direct off eBay. It was her birthday […]

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A RARE BIRD – 1977 Ford XC Falcon

Truth be told, Jim Scott didn’t know anything about the ‘October Car’ and neither did anyone else really; it was all hush, hush about the build back at Ford headquarters. He just happened to be the lucky son-of-a-gun who got offered the deal of a lifetime, proving once again, you have to be in the […]

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ORIGINAL SIN – VP Commodore SS

You might recognise the face and the name – David Rodman. He was the street-machiner who landed a spot on the hugely-popular Lego Masters TV show. Before that notoriety, David was best known for the tough VP Commodore SS he had crafted. Here is the story on that car. A certain sense of satisfaction must […]

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A WAY OF LIFE – 1934 Ford Five-Window Coupe

Most of my hot rod articles start the same; they usually make mention of the owner starting with street machines when he was younger, selling that car, moving on with his life and then having an epiphany somewhere in his middle age and deciding to build a hot rod. Phil Pavicich’s story is remarkably different. […]

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WORLDS COLLIDE – 1967 SS Camaro

It took Jonny Wadsworth a few years to build this killer ’67 SS Camaro, but we reckon it was worth the wait. Packing a stroked LS3, generous suspension upgrades, a six-speed stick-shift, big brakes, and smooth Trans-Am circuit styling pointers, this is one absolutely killer street car that can do it all and look damn […]

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GROUP THERAPY – 1983 Holden VH SS Commodore

Stuffing a turbo LS into a first-generation Commodore is a bloody good way to build a seven-second street car, as we’ve seen lately with cars like Adam Rogash’s VK, ALLSHOW. Darren Clinton’s immaculate VH SS looks to subscribe to this newsletter by combining a killer stance on fat rubber, with that immaculate HDT-inspired bodywork, and […]

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WIN THIS 1959 CORVETTE!

Sure, you can admire the external beauty of Scott Bartle’s gorgeous looking 1959 Corvette and be impressed, but this build is far from just a neat restoration, it is more like a re-engineering job. You need to delve a lot deeper into the build to discover what sets this car apart from the rest. The […]

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CHANGE OF HEART – 1973 XA Falcon

Duncan Macfarlane’s ’73 XA Falcon is one of those simple cars that you can’t help but like. The neat four-door wears a few battle scars, some mild patina and a tough stance thanks to some big rubber on satin-finished Centerlines – the car looks super cool, but the real story is tucked away under the […]

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HIGH PRIORITY – 1978 Ford F100

With its eye-catching Sting Red paint and tough-looking black rims, Shaun Stuart’s awesome F-100 it really looks the goods. The icing on the cake is the immaculate matching red and black interior trim, stitched together by 26-year-old Shaun himself, who’s a marine and auto trimmer by trade. That’s one wild F-truck, mate! How did you come by […]

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