Tuesday, May 21, 2024

If It's Got Wheels

Sunshine, smiles and classics raise over $84,000

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By Deanne Jeffers CLASSIC car enthusiasts enjoyed perfect weather as the 28th annual GV Hospice Rallye rolled through picturesque Victorian towns, raising an impressive $84,190...

100s of historic cars to descend on Shepparton

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SHEPPARTON'S streets will soon echo with the purr of classic engines as the Victorian Morris Register Inc. brings the 24th National Rally to town...

The torque of the town

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By Deanne Jeffers ON February 18, 2024, Shepparton Aerodrome was transformed into a bustling hub of adrenaline and excitement as enthusiasts from both the motor...

Shepparton’s first car

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IN what was the quaint town of Shepparton, the clattering sound of the first motor car echoed through the streets in 1904. This single-cylinder...

Rolling back the years

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A PIECE of automotive history has been meticulously restored in Numurkah, with a 1929 Oldsmobile Landau Sedan brought back to its original glory. Local...

The journey of High Country Detailing

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A GEM of a business has recently relocated to Shepparton, bringing with it the art of meticulous vehicle detailing. High Country Detailing, founded in...

Armoured elegance

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By Dillon Shelley The Dookie Military Vehicle Rally (DMVR), known for its impressive display of military history, recently celebrated its 14th year at the CFA...

Great Outdoor Expo draws a big crowd

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OVER the weekend, the 2023 Shepparton Great Outdoor and 4×4 Expo, returned to the Shepparton Showgrounds. The Expo was proudly supported by the Goulburn...

A work ethic to span five decades

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By Natasha Fujimoto TOM Farren, by all accounts, is the kind of man who gets great satisfaction rolling up his sleeves to help someone out. Accomplishing...

Restoration operation achieves fantastic presentation

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By Brittany Drysdale THE MGB is a classic two-door sports car that was manufactured by the British Motor Corporation (BMC), later the Austin-Morris division of...

The Humber Super Snipea Class above

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DESIGNED for distinction, the Humber Super Snipe was one of the most significant British cars from the 1930s to the late 1960s. Marketed (through its...

A flagship to ‘wow’ the crowds

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By Natasha Fujimoto EVOKING the style of two-tone shoes, double breasted suits and fedoras, the 1934 Chrysler Convertible was flashy, sleek and opulent. Following the lacklustre...

Revving up history: how Linfox and the Butterbox Truck drove Australia’s...

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By Deanne Jeffers IN THE late 60s, English brewing company, Courage Brewery, arrived on Australia's shores seeking to challenge the stronghold that Carlton United Breweries...

Motors running for inaugural MOVE rally

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By Deanne Jeffers The fourth generation Ford Thunderbird assembled in the Wixom, Michigan plant in the USA was built to appeal to white collar executives...

A love of JDM is in the blood

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WITH A nod in design to the great British roadsters of the 1960s, such as the Triumph Spitfire and the Porsche 550 Spider, the...

Aviator Andrew’s aerobatic Airtourer

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By Deanne Jeffers IN THE 1960s, Australian small motor and lawn mower manufacturer, Victa Ltd., moved into aviation. Between 1961 and 1966, when production in...

Space, spirit, splendour

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By Natasha Fujimoto STRAIGHT out of the atomic age the iconic, 1960 Chevrolet Bel Air was big, bold and confident, in many ways reflecting the...

Race into Mike’sMiniature Motorland

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By Deanne Jeffers THE slot car racing fraternity is composed of collectors, racers and modellers. Michael 'Mike' Barrow boasts what he calls a "small collection"...

Classic car club comes to Shepparton

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WHEN Gary Turner started the BMC-Leyland Car Club in 2014 with co-founder, Francis Borg, they had both been long involved in several car clubs...

Crown of the Euroa Show and Shine

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THE returning Australian National Show and Shine is set to be a big one, with a huge list of vehicles on display, including Justin...