Tag Archive: Australia

Sep 29

2003 BA Ford Falcon XR8

This is the third write-up of cars present on our “Aussie Built” drive day. There was a time when the XR8 and it’s rival from Holden, the SS Commodore, would battle it out for dominance of Australian streets for model after model. In June of 2010, the XR8 was dropped from the lineup, thanks to …

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Sep 28

Holden Caprice-V V8

In the second of our “Aussie Built” cars series, we drive a Holden Caprice. Since the death of Ford Australia’s Fairlane and LTD twins in December of 2007 and the similar demise of Holden’s Statesman badge in September, 2010, the Holden Caprice stands alone as Australia’s extra-long-wheelbase sedan. Our test Caprice V8, in Phantom Black …

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Sep 26


A couple of weeks ago, we had a World Car Reviews/Blacksands Racing drive day. The members of World Car Reviews that are from Victoria, Australia got together with Blacksands Racing to discuss driving techniques, to explore some fantastic roads together and in general have an enjoyable day. The theme for the day was “Aussie Built”. …

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