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Christine Cini's genuine LJ Torana GTR XU-1

Christine Cini's intentions for a quick respray of her numbers-matching Torana XU-1 turned into a show-worthy nut-and-bolt resto Christine Cini may be a late-comer to the Aussie muscle car party, but she’s making up for it in style, having recently invested in a matching-numbers LJ Torana GTR XU-1. Initially she just wanted to give it a quick respray, but things soon ramped up significantly, culminating in a show-worthy nut-and-bolt resto. [More]

Living the dream: Angelo’s Torana A9X tribute


Angelo always wanted an A9X, and started with an SS just as Holden had done in 1977 While it started life as a spin-off of the Vauxhall Viva, by the time we bade farewell to the Torana in LX guise it had become a bigger and more sophisticated car. In February 1976 the fifth model to wear a Torana badge rolled off the production line. And while it may be considered by some as a facelifted LH model, in Torana history the LX was much more significant than that. [More]

Ian Wood's spicy EH Holden panel van

Ian Wood's Mexican-themed EH Holden panel van is one spicy enchilada AS YOU can imagine, it was pretty hard to miss Ian Wood’s bright orange EH panel van in the unveiling hall at Meguiar’s MotorEx earlier this year. At first glance, that eye-popping colour might seem like the van’s main party piece, but it’s what lies beyond the shiny hue that makes it truly special. [More]

More doors: 1975 Holden Monaro HJ GTS

The coupe was definitely the first preference for John, too. "Okay, I’m going to buy a two-door – ‘Nup, you’re not buying a two-door, because you can’t use the back seats,’" came the stern reply. We’re starting to think by this stage that John’s parents had visions of him wrapping anything too fast or too lairy around the nearest tree. Whatever the reason, they had the upper hand in this. [More]
Jamie Small's classic Kingswood Ute cruises Aussie streets in style thanks to some modern mumbo [More]

Vicky Williams’s resurrected XE Fairmont Ghia

There's no questioning Vicky Williams’s devotion to the mighty Blue Oval. Introduced to the world of cars by her late dad, she began her Ford-owning journey with an XT Falcon 500. A few more Coke-bottle Falcons ensued, including an XW she sold to cover her first home deposit. [More]