Keeping you up to date with all things Rare Spares.

Rare Spares

Rare Spares Blog

  • Join Us on Facebook!
  • Visit Us on YouTube!
  • Follow Us on Instagram!
  • Subcribe to Our RSS Feed

Biden’s Corvette - Presidential Wheels

image There are times when politics gets put to one side and all can agree on one thing: a good looking car is a good looking car. General Motors found the magic formula some decades ago and the Chevrolet Corvette, from the original through to the 1970s and perhaps 1980s, is arguably a damned good looking car. The astronauts certainly had an eye for class and drove Corvettes in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. [More]

HSV Rebranding to GMSV

image Jo Stogiannis is the Director of GMSV, or General Motors Special Vehicles. She has an extensive background with Holden that has her starting on the ground floor in a customer service role before moving through areas such as Export and CRM, Customer Relations Management. She has also worked in the Holden Fleet Management area. [More]

Holden’s Last Hurrah

image 2020 will be in the history books as a year to remember for all of the wrong reasons. In a motorsport sense and for fans of the Red Lion in Australia’s premier tintop series, it’ll be the year that Holden, as a brand, officially fielded its last cars. [More]


image 2020 has been, it’s fair to say, an absolute charley of a year. Bushfires, Covid, and floods in some areas as the year wound down, have stopped a lot of what we Aussies like to do and kept us housebound. [More]

Custom Wrecks Model Cars

Say the word “Airfix” and most people would associate it with a wizened old man, in a small, dimly lit room, hunched over a model of a sailing ship. In reality, that’s well away from the truth. Hobby modelling is made up of all ages (that’s why it thrives) and there are young girls alongside their Dads, wives alongside their husbands, and women alongside their wives, working on a plastic model kit, of a ship, a plane, or a car... [More]

SOLD – Brocks Last Bathurst Winning Commodore

imagePeter Brock holds the record for the most wins at Mt Panorama. Nine is the number and in 2004, he gave it a red hot go to up the number to double digits.
Or, rather, would have if it weren’t for the misfortune of his U.K. based co-driver Jason Plato. 27 laps into the 2004 race, Plato was at the wheel of the 05 HRT Commodore and after tapping a wall with the front right, was easing the stricken vehicle down Conrod Straight. [More]