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Shane Jacobson and Classic Cars

Shane Jacobson is a man of many talents. An actor, comedian, writer and director, his resume is long and varied. Shane is also an avid automotive enthusiast, with a slant toward classic machines. For many in Australia, Shane became a household name through the 2006 mockumentary movie ‘Kenny&... [More]

Time with a Legend: Howard Astill

Howard Astill has gone all the way from casually modifying his XC Ford Falcon panel van in the late 70’s, to achieving one of the highest honours in the street machine world, the Summernats Grand Champion, not once but on three occasions.  More recently Howard was honoured again, this tim... [More]

Auto One Rare Spares Super Saturday

Auto One Rare Spares Roxburgh Park held a ‘Super Saturday Sale’ as a Christmas get together that provided customers the opportunity to stock up on gifts and car parts before the break and take in all the activities and special guests in attendance. Held on 13th December, the all day sa... [More]

What's In Your Garage?

What’s In Your Garage What’s in your garage? That’s what Rare Spares is excited to know. With potentially thousands of garages and sheds around the country containing so many interesting and uncompleted projects, Rare spares set up a promotion to find out what is out there. &... [More]

Bathurst vs Bathurst: A Tale of Two Events with John Bowe

Aussie motor racing legend and Rare Spares ambassador John Bowe is certainly well versed in two special Australian motor races, The Bathurst 1000 and the Bathurst 12 Hour.

Bowe has spent 30 years venturing to Mount Panorama, completing more laps around the circuit than most and winning ‘The Great Race’ twice and the Bathurst 12 Hour on three occasions. [More]

Time with a Legend

When it comes to custom car creation and engineering for street machines and hot rods, Rod Hadfield and his Castlemaine Rod Shop is one of the best in the business, revered for the quality of workmanship and amazing machinery coming out of the shop. Rod is a true legend in the scene and there is not much he hasn’t seen or done when it comes to car modification, so he sat down with Rare Spares to discuss his love of cars. [More]

The Love of a Mustang

The Ford Mustang is arguably one of the world’s most iconic cars and by the end of 2015, the Mustang will be once again heading for Australian shores.

With the ending of the locally produced Falcon and the associated performance models of FPV, Ford will be missing a performance model to sell to Australian consumers and the Ford faithful. This is where the famous Mustang re-enters the equation and will resume a love affair that has existed in Australia for 50 years. [More]

Rare Spares Bayswater Project Partner Night

For a group of lucky car clubs, the evening of Wednesday 12th November was the date of a special Project Partner night at Rare Spares Bayswater. A group of Rare Spares Loyalty Member Clubs were invited to the evening, including the Lions Pride Holden Car Club, the Eastside Cruisers, Southern Early... [More]

Gold Coast Project Partner Night

On Thursday 23rd October Rare Spares Gold Coast held a Project Partner night for Rare Spares Loyalty Club and Rare Owner members on a perfect spring evening. Attendees were able to access a store wide 20% discount for the evening, with many eager to access the huge savings, scooping up some bargai... [More]

Auto One-Rare Spares Show N Shine

The Auto One/Rare Spares Roxburgh Park certainly know how to host a great event and their recent Show N Shine certainly lived up to expectations. Held on the evening of Friday 24th October at the Roxburgh Park store, the weather gods proved kind with beautiful conditions resulting in an incredible... [More]