Nissan 300ZX Z32

There were so many great cars to come out of Japan in the late 1980’s and 1990’s.  There was the Honda NSX, Mazda RX-7, Subaru WRX, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution and Toyota Supra.  A car that stood out for me was the Nissan 300ZX Z32.  Admittedly, the naturally aspirated version didn’t have the outright performance of these other Japanese greats but I loved the futuristic styling and the front engine, rear wheel drive layout.

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Aussie Driver Search 2018 – Phillip Island Circuit

The Aussie Driver Search has grown significantly since its inception in 2016 and gives anyone an opportunity at motorsport.  This year’s Aussie Driver Search features a lot more events with a greater number of prizes on offer for the winners.  I was fortunate enough to be invited along to the Rookie Competition this year to compete at Sandown Raceway however noise restrictions meant a change of location to the iconic Phillip Island Circuit.

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Hyundai i30N Review

Australian’s really are spoilt at the moment if they’re in the market for a hot hatch.  There’s Honda’s rapid Civic Type R, Volkswagen’s evergreen Golf GTI and Ford’s wonderful Focus RS to name a few.  Hyundai have recently entered the hot hatch game with the i30N, a car that’s been developed under the guidance of former BMW M boss Albert Biermann.

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Toyota 86 GTS Review

When the Toyota 86 was introduced back in 2012, motoring enthusiasts welcomed the return of an exciting two door rear wheel drive sportscar from the Japanese manufacturer.  The 86 was built as a spiritual successor to the Corolla AE86; with the aim of the 86 to bring back memories of the light, nimble and modestly powered Corolla.  The current Toyota 86 is certainly a car that’s been built for motoring enthusiasts with the intention of bringing fun back to driving.

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Kia Stinger GT Review

With the unfortunate recent demise of local manufacturing of rear wheel drive sedans from Ford and Holden in Australia, viable alternatives are now few and far between.  When news broke of Korean company Kia introducing the Stinger GT in early 2017, I wondered if this car would be a viable substitute for our homegrown Falcon’s and Commodore’s. Continue reading “Kia Stinger GT Review”

Rare Supercars

It was great to grow up in the 1990’s and a major highlight was spending many hours playing car games on the PC and early PlayStation’s.  Games like Need for Speed 2 SE (1997) and Gran Turismo 2 (1999) were a personal highlight and although the quality of car racing games has improved dramatically in the last 20 years, these games featured some very rare supercars worth mentioning.  Continue reading “Rare Supercars”

Group B Rally Cars

MG Metro 6R4

The MG Metro 6R4 was built on a production line at Longbridge and arrived too late into the Group B competition to make any real impact.  The 6R4 outlived its Group B rivals, however its best result was on its debut at the 1985 RAC Rally, where it placed third with Tony Pond.  The car had a different engine configuration to its counterparts and featured a mid-engined three litre V6 with four wheel drive.  Continue reading “Group B Rally Cars”

Aussie Driver Search 2018: Kyle Austin discusses the competition

The Aussie Driver Search was founded by Kyle Austin and is the only competition that provides anyone an opportunity at motorsport no matter their background, budget or experience level, with some great prizes on offer.  Two events have been completed so far this year so it was a great opportunity to get some feedback from Kyle on how the Aussie Driver Search is progressing.

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Ferrari Superamerica

A rare low kilometre Ferrari Superamerica that’s currently on display at the Gosford Classic Car Museum in New South Wales is up for auction on 26 May 2018 at the Ultimate Classic Car Auction at Pickles Belmore.  The Ferrari is one of six Australian delivered models and there were only 559 produced in total.  This particular Superamerica is finished in ‘Rosso Corsa’ with tan leather interior and features the paddle operated F1 transmission.  Continue reading “Ferrari Superamerica”

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