FEBRUARY 2018 | VOLUME 38 | ISSUE 2
We farewell a gentleman and a pioneer of Australian drag racing
If you think the first-gen Commodore was just a rebadged Opel, you’ve got another think coming
Australia’s biggest horsepower party was a heckin’ good time
The world’s automotive aftermarket gathers in Vegas to showcase their wares (and hit the cans)
Adelaide Auto Expo, Lake Mulwala Rod Run, Springnats 25 and the Bright Rod Run!
07 TELFO 12 NEWSFRONT 16 SPIT & POLISH 18 PEOPLE LIKE US 20 FANGING FLICK 22 SNAP SHOTS 25 YOUR STUFF & PRIVACY NOTICE 134 DIRTY STUFF 136 IN GEAR 138 WILD AT HEART 140 URBAN WARFARE 144 TOP 10 LISTS 146 STAGE WRITE 148 SLEEPERS 152 READERS’ ROCKETS 156 BLOWIN’ GASKETS 158 IRON MAIDEN 163 LOL 166 SUNDAY TOO FAR AWAY 170 MILL OF THE MONTH
This 1300hp XY drives to the track, runs deep into the eights, then drives on home
An NHRA Pro Stock Hemi in a street car? Yeah, we like the sound of that!
Quentin Feast has won Street Machine Drag Challenge every time he’s turned up in this seven-second Torry
Charlie Beatty’s 265-powered Centura proves that green really is nice
This Capri might look like a turd, but it goes like stink!
Blue Meanie tributes are a dime a dozen, but here’s one that’s done right
This old thing? Oh, it’s just a showquality, seven-second street car
A gorgeous big-blocked tri-five Chevy built in remembrance of a good friend