NEW STUFF FOR CAR NUTS!
Right about now, you’re probably wondering how you’ve managed to get this far in life without a VW Kombi that plays records by driving round and round in ever decreasing circles.
We are. It’s a bit of a vinyl killer so keep it away from the rare discs. Arm yourself with $125 and head to bit.ly/1UptEcy
We love a bit of “upcycling” and it wasn’t going to take long for someone to start repurposing old car bits. Steven Shaver saw the use in old gears and chains found in salvage yards, and began building these clocks out of them.
An awesome idea executed well, grab one from uncommongoods. com
These coasters are designed to have the look, mass and feel of an actual brake disc.
Coming in a set of six, and mounted inside a die-cast brake caliper, the coasters are brass and brushed to give them a hairline braking mark. They’re perfect for your motoring man cave!
Check autoartmodels.com for more.
Straight from the realms of Bladerunner comes Navdy, a dashboard head-up display that taps into your phone. A satnav, music player and phone all-in-one, Navdy is controlled with hand gestures and voice activation and helps keep your eyes on the road when wrangling your infotainment. Preorder now at navdy.com
If you’re looking for some functional retro-themed accessories for your garage, you can do a lot worse than this 17-litre insulated steel Penrite ice box/cooler/. There’s enough space inside for wine bottles or a trusty six-pack. Check it out by searching online for penrite cooler
A lazy autumn evening can only be improved by this book, the latest from renowned Holden author Don Loffler.
He’s assembled a staggering collection of old-era photos, (many from private collections and never seen in public before) of Holden from day one through to the HR series of the mid-60s. $50 from wakefieldpress.com
At some point in your life, you will end up falling asleep in the backseat of your car.
Or rather, you will try to fall asleep, as it isn’t very comfortable.
Enter the Full Suite; an inflatable car mattress that fits into the back of your car, and contours around the central console.
Go to happ yhobo. com.au for more information.
We’re suckers for a nice bit of die-cast here at Unique, and when we spotted Hemmings offering this 1/18th scale Super Bee for sale, we started formulating ways to pass it off as a legitimate business expense. Almost 30cm long and finished in Plum Crazy paint, the bonnet even lifts to show off the bent-eight. bit. ly/1UptMZK