Issue 126

GTHO Phase III

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Final Phase in Ford’s late ‘60s/early ‘70s Bathurst homologation programme, the mighty XY model Falcon GTHO Phase III.

Bathurst ’71

The crowning glory for the Phase III at the track and in the race for which it was made

Holden showstoppers

AMC sits down for a pub lunch with a couple of former Holden design gurus

Muscle Man: Allan Horsley

He was the promoter who turned Oran Park into a powerhouse before helping Allan Moffat race Mazdas - as well as taking Mazda to win three Bathurst 12 Hours wins

HQ twinset

A pair of HQ Holdens, a Sandman van and a four-door Monaro, which have as much in common under the skin as they do with their gleaming Orchid Metallic skins

Global ambition

Globe Product’s ambitious mid-’60s plan to design and manufacturer a quad cam conversion for the 289 Ford V8 engine - and the Elfin sports car which was its racing test bed

The McGee dynasty

Part one of our McGee dynasty feature - Hedley McGee and his sons Phil and Chris, an Australian engine tuning family whose products are renowned throughout the motorsport world