Issue 114

Issue 114

Muscle News

Ford can’t make enough new R-Spec Mustangs but Holden can’t sell enough Commodores... Chrysler’s Australian importer has second thoughts on bringing in the Charger and Challenger

Muscle Maniac

Ralph Radburn’s ‘Craven Mild’ A9X, Cobra capers at Lakeside, and Horst Kwech

Bolwell is back

Bolwell is back with a new-age Nagari, half a century after the original Ford 302-powered Melbourne-built Aussie muscle coupe stunned punters at the ‘69 Melbourne Motor Show


It’s official, the Holden Commodore is no more. AMC refl ects on the unusual origins of this Aussie icon and laments what turned out to be a sad and agonisingly slow death

Dick’s super ‘stang

Its a car with a wordy name, but then the Dick Johnson Limited Edition by Herrod Performance is also probably the last word in Ford Mustang high performance

Muscle Man: David Seldon

He wasn’t a star name but David Seldon was a solid and respected Bathurst performer - even if he probably wasn’t on Allan Moffat’s Christmas card list...

Fairly unique

This ‘59 model ‘tank’ Fairlane is one fairly unique Ford, and not just because it’s owned a cherished by a self-confessed Holden man, retired Supercars racer Steve Reed

Holden V8

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Holden V8 engine - a locally developed engine that had to prove itself against the small-block Chev before GM Detroit would let Holden build it

Brian Keegan

The life and times of drag racing pioneer and Humpy Holden exponent, Brian Keegan