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Muscle News
What better way to mark October 7, 2016’s passing of Ford’s Australian manufacturing than to shine the spotlight on some great servants and unsung heroes of the Blue Oval’s recent history.

Punter Pics
The family of the late Geoff Sharpe – a Ford works team mechanic during the factory squad’s golden era – share pics from their stunning archive.

Muscle Sport
A large and varied contingent of Australians descended on Laguna Seca for the Monterey Motorsports Reunion – so did AMC. Back home, we ponder HRT’s new ownership and Supercars in 2018.

Muscle Maniac
The new Allan Moffat Mustang; Frenchy is famous in France; Monaro vs Shelby in Auction Action; and Aussie Valiant exports to the Old Dart and the Land of the Rising Sun.

Muscle Mail
Readers react to last issue’s stories with news and views on rare Chargers, Hamilton’s Porsches, Gricey’s A9X and a trbute to Kiwi hero, Chris Amon.

Columns
Fred Gibson reflects on the great leaders of the Ford Motor Company in Australia. Meanwhile, Paul Gover recalls the Blue Oval’s Sydney and Brisbane assembly plants.

Cars That Won Bathurst
The 1996 Great Race changed local touring car racing forever. It topped off an incredible year for the winning chassis, HRT 033, while elevating Lowndes, Murphy and the team to superstar status.

Muscle Men
It’s 30 years since the most-capped combination in Bathurst history appeared on the touring car scene. AMC caught up with perennial privateers, Trevor Ashby and Steve Reed.

HO Phase Autos
The late Wayne Draper faced many obstacles in bringing his automotive dreams to reality, but now a small band of enthusiasts are ensuring his muscle car legacy lives on.

Targa Muscle
AMC samples tarmac rallying aboard a mighty Mustang – on some of the best roads, and varied weather, this country has to offer – in the Lake Mountain Sprint. Bring your jacket though.

V8 Sleuth
Another ‘Race of Champions’ HDT Commodore from the 1980 AGP meeting at Calder has popped up. After a 20-year hiatus, it’s ready for JB again.

R-Rated
We speak to Mike Todd, son of the remarkable Sir John Todd, a hero to Chrysler enthusiasts in NZ; and wonder how Chrysler Australia would have fared under Sir John’s entrepreneurial leadership.

Round Oz vans
The unsung heroes of Holden’s stunning 1-2-3 win in the 1979 Repco Round Australia Trial were a trio of Holden’s V8 panel vans. They and their crews did it as tough as the ‘star-cars’ they supported.

TA2
The name ‘TA2’ might sound like the follow-up to an Arnold Schwartzenegger blockbuster, but it’s actually the moniker for a sequel to the iconic Trans-Am Series – and it’s coming to a race track near you!

Sacred Sites
There is no other operational circuit in Australia like Mallala. It’s 55 years since the former RAAF base first hosted a race and is still flying the flag for grassroots motorsport.

Out of Action
Overlooked, overcooked and ‘over-chooked’ – (barely) surviving classics from our motoring past, sniffed out by AMC readers.

Australian Muscle Car-Magazine-Current issue

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