FEATURES

46 CIVIC TYPE R v GOLF R v FOCUS RS

Front-drive ’Ring King fights for the hot-hatch crown

62 HOLDEN FAMILY

Farewelling ‘Australia’s Own’ manufacturing lineage

70 TIME MACHINE

How ‘the Holden’ influenced Phil Scott’s formative years

82 EPIC HOLDEN DRIVES

Rite-of-passage torture tests

86 WHY IT FAILED?

Investigating what killed manufacturing for Holden

97 TOP 10 HOLDENS

From FX to VFII, we name the Holdens that mattered

108 HOLDEN CONCEPTS

Home-grown show glamour

112 THE INFLUENCERS

The suits that set agendas

120 SIMCOE IN DETROIT

Mike Simcoe and Robbo cruise Woodward Avenue

129 TRACK HEROES

10 glorious moments in Holden’s storied track history

140 BEYOND ELIZABETH

The real impact of closure

148 MOTOWN MAFIA

Aussies impacting Detroit