BACK IN BLACK – 1982 VH COMMODORE

It’s undergone quite a few changes in the 21 years he’s owned it, but Shane Platts’s VH SL/E Commodore is still his first love. Like all first loves, it has ripped out his heart a time or two, but it’s a bond that’s tough to break. “I bought it with my dad back in 1998 […]

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THE OLD HOON – PETER FLINT

If you’re a fan of the burnout scene, then you’ve probably been looking at the back of Peter Flint’s head – usually protected under a wide-brimmed straw hat – for a number of years. He’s probably covered every burnout competition at some point over the last 10 years and his YouTube channel and website are […]

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SWEET DREAMS

Jacques Pieters loves bikes, his passion for the two-wheeled beasts is evident when you begin to talk to him – he is the real deal. His interest started when he was growing up in South Africa. When he had the spare time he was working on customising bike after bike and teaching himself new skills. […]

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V10 VIPER-POWERED CHARGER TO CROSS THE NULLARBOR FOR SUMMERNATS 33

For the past four years, Lennard Vidot has been building this ’68 Dodge Charger, and it’s a much different animal to the wild methanol-fuelled Holden he built 10 years ago. “I got the Charger out of California. It was an old drag car and it had a half cage and gutted interior. It was a […]

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THE PRETTY LADY – 1956 Cadillac

Artist extraordinaire, Travis Corich aka Pinhead Customs, has been doing some amazing stuff over the years. Whether it is building cars, painting cars, pinstriping or doing custom metal flake paint schemes on bikes – he is into all aspects of the car culture. His work reflects his passion. His recently completed 1956 Cadillac is not […]

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IT’S RADIAL TIME AGAIN!

It has been a while since I last hit the Perth Motorplex up for a night of radial racing action, so I pulled my finger out and headed down last night to see what was up. The balmy night looked promising. There was a line up of the usual suspects as the sun went down […]

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YOUNGS PERFORMANCE – PROMO SHOOT

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of heading back to see the team at Youngs Performance in Victoria Park. In past visits, I have photographed modified HSV’s, Ford Mustangs and even supercharged Toyota 86s – the guys do it all. One critical element in most of their builds is the use of Australian-made, […]

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CLASSIC CARS & COFFEE – NOVEMBER EDITION

I hate to admit it, but this was my first Classic Cars & Coffee experience since it’s inception here in Perth. With my weekends filled with late nights Djing, it is hard to muster the energy to wake up after a few hours sleep and pick up the camera – soft, I know. So, this […]

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BLACK BEAUTY – VK Calais

  As an early teen, Demi Newcombe’s bedroom walls were plastered with early-Commodore posters, and she later purchased a Calais of her own before she’d even learnt to drive! Buying one eight years ago – well before the price of early Commos headed north – has allowed Demi to put her hard-earned into a raft […]

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