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Australian motoring

Good Drivers Trump Good Cars

Published: 30/05/2012

By the time I’d finished with it, it had 13×5.5 Globe Bathurst rims, Ramflo air filter, cassette player and colour coded bumpers. Livin’ the dream.   I’m probably showing my age a little here, but my first car was an orange 1974 Mazda 1300 sedan, which I bought from my parents.   ‘The Jukebox’ really […]

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Love Performance? Clean the Rubbish Out of your Car!

Published: 26/03/2011

  Everyone knows someone like this. It might be a mate, a sister, a parent, even a boyfriend or girlfriend. A little while back, a friend of mine contacted me, concerned that her car was using chewing through the fuel a bit. That was, of course, a not-so-subtle hint that, being the only ‘car person’ […]

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Speed Limits vs Common Sense: Where do we Draw the Line?

Published: 9/07/2010

I’ve recently had two rather interesting experiences, both of which relate to speed and how it’s policed in our country.   The first one cost me one demerit point on my licence and $220 – about half-way through a 7-hour drive to my in-laws’ farm, I got pinged by a highway patrol car with a […]

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Life inside a Toaster: Owning the World’s Squarest Car

Published: 12/06/2010

  As a car fanatic, working as an import broker is, for me, pretty much my ideal job: who wouldn’t want to sit and look at and talk about cars all day? But I have a confession to make – I’m a bit of a ‘car tart’. It’s the downside to being exposed to some […]

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Diana, Destroyer of Minds

Published: 22/09/2009

  Going back nearly 12 months ago, I received a lovely phone call from a lady I’d pegged to be in her mid-50s. Given that she didn’t fit my normal customer demographic, I very politely listened to her inquiry, whilst preparing to give her the 30-second introduction to importing: “unfortunately, because BMW sold the 3 […]

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Diana and her Fairlady: a Tale of Pain and Suffering

Published: 25/08/2009

This isn’t the actual car, but pretty close!   Going back nearly 12 months ago, I received a lovely phone call from a lady I’d pegged to be in her mid-50s. Given that she didn’t fit my normal customer demographic, I very politely listened to her inquiry, whilst preparing to give her the 30-second introduction […]

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Cars available

  • 2012 Mark X Zio
    Auction Grade 4C
    Odometer 53,000
    Colour Grey / Blue
    Car Location Japan
    Price (AUD) $13,900
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  • 2005 Majesta C Type
    Auction Grade 4C
    Odometer 108,000
    Colour Pearl White
    Car Location Japan
    Price (AUD) $11,700
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