Mustang is Ford’s new Muscle car imported from the good ol’ USA. It is ferociously fast and drinks like a drag queen. Those who know me know that I’m very fond of American muscle, and no I don’t mean the kind found at Venice Beach, although…… The GT’s blistering Coyote 5.0L V8 is not … Continue reading Pony Up, the GayCarBoys Posse is Moving Out: Mustang GT Fastback
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It’s big, it’s bold, it’s fast, but most importantly, it’s Australian. The HSV R8 Clubsport is the last in a long line of V8 Australian made muscle cars. It’s a final hurrah for the go-quick Commodore and so it is with a slightly sad heart that we report on the latest HSV offering. Apart … Continue reading HSV Gen Gen F-2 R8 Clubsport: The working man’s hammer.
Fastback and Convertible evokes the essential character of the brand, retaining key design elements – including the long sculpted bonnet and short rear deck – with contemporary execution Mustang launches alongside a record number of new or updated vehicles – including Australian-developed Ranger and Everest – as Ford invests heavily in Australia … Continue reading All-New Ford Mustang Offers High Performance with Sleek New Design and Innovative Tech
Aussie Classics Share Spotlight At Shannons Melbourne Winter Auction • Time-warp Holden EK Special to excite collectors • ‘Muscle Car’ ZD K-Code Fairlane• Affordable XT Falcon 302 GT Manual Australian-built cars from the 1960s and 1970s could steal the spotlight from the more exotic European and American vehicles in Shannons Melbourne Winter Auction on Monday … Continue reading Aussie Classics at Shannons.
351 kW supercharged 5.0-litre V8 engine celebrates iconic FPV era Most powerful GT sedan ever produced by Ford Australia Engine overboost function provides 15 per cent more power MELBOURNE, Australia, 10 Jun., 2014 – Ford today officially launched its celebration FPV models, the limited-edition FPV GT F sedan and Pursuit Ute. The most … Continue reading Ford Reveals Celebration FPV GT F And Pursuit
This is not the story I intended to write. Sometimes, stories write themselves and this is one. It was intended to demonstrate that an Australian designed and built car could compete against the super cars of Europe in their own terms, and win. Instead we have learnt that our erstwhile opposition treasurer now thinks that … Continue reading All the Aussie muscle you could ever want: We light up the throbbing HSV R8 that Government Policy has murdered.
YES YES YES: thumping performance, stunning looks, many clever gadgets, sensational ride Oh Dear Me No: some parts of the interior have suspect quality, manual shifter paddles poorly placed, corner of simulated carbon fibre trim on centre console lifted. For the price, find me something more in your face, more powerful, and you … Continue reading Sexy American Muscle Is The New Gay Mafia Staff Car: Chrysler 300 SRT 8
Likes: Classy inside and out, full of cool tech, fabulous sounding engine Not so much: ute looks like the old model with a nose job When Holden killed the Monaro off, again, they left themselves without 2 door muscle, or did they? A ute has 2 doors plus the added benefit of a big … Continue reading Commodore SSV Redline Ute: Hairy Chested V8 Sex On Wheels
Touring Car Devotees of the Brock, Moffat, Bond and Geoghegan eras will be able to journey back in time to see tin-top racing as it used to be in the third annual ‘Festival of Speed’ staged at Winton Raceway’s long circuit. All the famous marques from this era will feature at the meeting … Continue reading Historic Racing Tourers Return to Winton FOS. Extravaganza for ‘Festival of Speed’
I heard this car was being retired from the press fleet with almost 13,000 k’s on the clock. It would have been remiss of me not to take her around the block for one final victory lap. I should declare now that the SSV Redline is my personal favourite Australian car With this many k’s … Continue reading Holden SSV Redline: climbing high up the north face of awesomeness:UPDATE