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Cars We See Round Here – Ford Mustang

March 5th, 2019
Australia’s links to the Ford Mustang date back more than 50 years, back to when fearless racers led by Norm Beechey, Bob Jane and Ian Geoghegan imported Mustangs to contest the local Touring Car Championship. Ford Aus
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Market Is Down, Could Be A Good Time To Buy

February 14th, 2019
Figures released recently by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) confirm what many in the motor industry had been fearing – a significant sales slump during 2018. However, given the massive restructurin
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YES, You Can Afford A Sporty Car

January 29th, 2019
Once upon a time and not very long ago, owning a sports car to use on weekends or warm summer night was considered an extravagance which few people could afford or justify. Add to that the perception that sports cars wer
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Vehicle Import Rules Set To Change

January 15th, 2019
Look back 30 years through the eyes of anyone wanting to privately import a car to Australia and you will find a confusion of rules, requirements and prohibitions existing at Federal and State levels. At one stage there
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Drive Less – Spend Less with Enthusiast

December 18th, 2018
Come the summer and Australian owners of older models are thinking about parking their cars until the weather cools down a bit. In the Northern Hemisphere our classic-owning cousins have the opposite problem; they are co
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They Used To Make Those Here

December 4th, 2018
It is a sad reality that during 2018, almost every new car sold in Australia will have been made overseas. Until very recently of course, this country built cars on behalf of General Motors, Toyota and Ford. Looking back
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Getting Your Car Ready For The Holidays

November 20th, 2018
Time off work, relatives to track down, picnics to be had and beaches to visit; the summer holidays are a great time of year.   If you are reading this on www.enthusiast.com.au  then you probably already have an in
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Running With The Good Ole Boys

October 30th, 2018
In Australia every week there are calls for drivers who engage in illegal and dangerous behaviour to ‘take it off the streets’. Good idea too, especially if the vehicles being driven at crazy speeds on dimly-lit moun
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What’s With These ‘Barn Finds’?

October 16th, 2018
Most people when looking for a special car would consult the classifieds or attend an auction or talk to a dealer with a yard full of ‘classics’. Only the most dedicated or adventurous will set out into the dusty dis
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Keeping Those Car Keys Safe

October 3rd, 2018
It seems that every evening news bulletin carries a story about a car being stolen from the owner’s home, a shopping centre carpark or service station. Depending on how badly someone wants your car and the lengths they