1973

1973 - January issue

 

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CAR OF THE YEAR 1972 - NO C.O.T.Y. 9
CHEVROLET VEGA FULL REPORT 75
DAIHATSU 360X C. HONDA LIFE, HONDA 600, MINI CLUB 36
DESIGN EUROCAR 70
DESIGN ONE MAN TIME MACHINE 78
EUROCAR FOR MOTORISTS OF 1982 AND BEYOND 70
FIAT 126 FULL DETAILS 24
FORD CORTINA TC 2000 C. FORD FALCON 22
FORD CORTINA TC 250 C. FALCON 22
FORD FAIRLANE ZF HOW IT EVOLVED 57
FORD FALCON XA C. CORTINA 4 & 6 22
FORD FALCON XA HOW IT EVOLVED 57
FUN VEHICLES TAKES ALL KINDS 66
FUTURE ALEX TREMULIS 78
HONDA CIVIC PREVIEW 14
HONDA LIFE C. CLUBMAN, HONDA 600 DAIHATSU 360X 36
HONDA N600 C. HONDA LIFE, MINI CLUBMAN, DAIHATSU 360X 36
LANCIA BETA TURIN MOTOR SHOW 31
LONDON MOTOR SHOW NOT MUCH NEW 33
MASERATI KHAMSIN BRIEF 4
MAZDA LUCE TOKYO MOTOR SHOW 29
MORRIS CLUBMAN C. HONDA LIFE & 600, DAIHATSU 360X 36
OLYMPIC AUSTRALIA'S FIRST STEEL RADIAL 50
PEUGEOT 504 AROUND AUSTRALIA 62
QUINTS ROMSEY TO 2 WHEEL HELL AND BACK 42
ROLLS ROYCE SILVER SHADOW TEST 83
ROTARY ENGINE KAROL-ANSDALE 26
ROVER 3500 FULL TEST 46
SAFETY VOLVO MAKES IT WORK 52
TOKYO MOTOR SHOW CARS OF THE FUTURE 28
TRANSISTOR IGNITIONS ONE MAN TIME MACHINE 78
TURIN MOTOR SHOW BEST OF THE SEASON 30
TYRES STEEL RADIAL - AUSTRALIA'S FIRST 50
USED CARS NEW DEAL 18
VOLVO MAKES SAFETY WORK 52





1973 - February issue

 

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BOLWELL NAGARI FULL TEST 38
BRISTOL 411 TEST 60
CHRYSLER 180 SEDAN TEST 12
CITROEN GS HOLIDAY BARGAIN - BUY IN EUROPE 49
DATSUN 1200 C. COROLLA, ESCORT, MAZDA 1300 30
DESIGN WHEELS IDEAL CAR 14
FIAT 128 COUPE FULL TEST 44
FORD ESCORT C. COROLLA, DATSUN 1200, MAZDA 1300 30
FORD FALCON 4WD UTE FULL TEST 20
HOLDEN STATESMAN DE VILLE FULL TEST 64
HOLDEN TORANA LJ TEST - V8 24
HONDA CRACKS POLUTION BARRIER 28
LEYLAND P76 SCOOP - THIS IS IT 9
MAZDA 1300 C. COROLLA, DATSUN 1200, ESCORT 30
MERCEDES BENZ 350SL/SLC HOW IT EVOLVED 69
MISCELLANEOUS QUESTIONS & ANSWERS 57
MOTORING QUESTIONS & ANSWERS 57
MOTORING U.S. STYLE 50
NISSAN DRIVING DATSUN ROTARY 36
POLLUTION HONDA CRACKS BARRIER 28
TOYOTA COROLLA 1200 C. DATSUN 1200, ESCORT, MAZDA 1300 30
U.S. CARS MOTORING U.S. STYLE 50
UNITED STATES MOTORING U.S. STYLE 50
UTILITIES FALCON 4WD 20
WHEELS MAGAZINE IDEAL CAR 14





1973 - March issue

 

  Detail Page No.
ACCESSORIES LOUVRES 51
AIR CONDITIONING COMPARISON 27
AUSTIN KIMBERLEY MK 11 FULL TEST 48
BMW 520 TEST 36
CHRYSLER GALANT FULL TEST 23
DATSUN 240K FULL TEST 14
EUROPE SCOOPED - SECRETS CRACKED 18
FERRARI DINO COUPE FULL TEST 29
FIAT 130 FULL TEST 44
JENSEN INTERCEPTOR HOW IT EVOLVED 64
LEYLAND 1300 EUROPEAN SCOOP 18
MODEL ULTIMATE 57
MOTORING WHAT IT COSTS 42
ORBITAL ENGINE INSIDE THE SARICH 9
PEUGEOT 104 TEST 52
SARICH RALPH INSIDE THE SARICH ENGINE 9
TRAVEL GREAT AFRICAN ADVENTURE 60





1973 - April issue

 

  Detail Page No.
BUICK CENTURY COUPE FOR 1973 29
CARAVANING HOLIDAY AT A SNAILS PACE 76
CHRYSLER VALIANT VJ FULL DETAILS 9
CITROEN D SPECIAL FULL TEST 62
DESIGN CENTREPOINT STEERING 58
DUNLOP REVOLUTIONARY NEW TYRE 70
ENGINEERING CENTREPOINT STEERING 58
FORD GRANADA TEST 46
G.M.H. DOORS OPENED FOR PUBLIC 50
HOLDEN GTR-X PUBLIC VIEWING 51
LEYLAND MINI DETAILS 20
LEYLAND P76 V8 FULL DETAILS 14
MOBILE HOME HOLIDAY AT SNAILS PACE 76
PONTIAC GRAND AM TEST 36
RAMBLER JAVELIN TEST 30
RENAULT 15 BRIEF 25
RENAULT 17 BRIEF 25
RENAULT R12 ENDURANCE SPECTACULAR 54
RENAULT R16 TS ENDURANCE SPECTACULAR 54
ROAD SAFETY CASE AGAINST SPEED RESTRICTIONS 73
SPECIALS CROSS COUNTRY COUPE 66
SPEED LIMITS CASE AGAINST RESTRICTIONS 73
STEERING CENTREPOINT STEERING 58
TRAVEL AT A SNAIL'S PACE 76
U.S. CARS SCENE '73 29
USED CARS $500 BARGAIN 40
VOLKSWAGEN HAPPENINGS AT WOLFSBURG 26
VOLVO 144 CHANGE FOR THE BETTER 22
WHEELS REVOLUTIONARY TM 70





1973 - May issue

 

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BOLWELL NAGARI MELBOURNE MOTOR SHOW 16
BRAKES ANTI LOCK BRAKES FOR VOLVO 54
CHEVROLET ALL PLASTIC REVOLUTION 46
CHRYSLER VALIANT VJ CHARGER DETAILS 25
DATSUN 180B C. CORONA, MAZDA 1600, TORANA 1760 38
DE TOMASO PANTERA MELBOURNE MOTOR SHOW 16
ENGINEERING GETTING A JOB WITH CARS 48
FIAT X1/9 TEST 52
FORD FALCON XA DETAILS - SUPERBIRD 2 DOOR 23
GENERAL MOTORS CHEVY'S PLASTIC REVOLUTION 46
GENEVA MOTOR SHOW SURPRISES 37
HOLDEN HQ MONARO GTS 4 DOOR TEST 20
HOLDEN HQ HOW IT EVOLVED 68
HOLDEN TORANA LH SCOOP - COUPE 9
HOLDEN TORANA LJ C. TOR.1760, 180B, MAZ.1600, CORONA 38
HONDA CIVIC FULL TEST 12
KIT CARS NEESON'S VINTAGE 17
LANCIA BETA TEST 62
MAZDA 1600 C. DATSUN 180B, CORONA, TORANA 1760 38
MAZDA RX4 MELBOURNE MOTOR SHOW 19
MELBOURNE MOTOR SHOW SHOW TO REMEMBER 17
MIRELLA MELBOURNE MOTOR SHOW 19
PEDAL CARS PEDICAR 5
PLASTIC CARS CHEVY'S REVOLUTION 46
RECORDS LAND SPEED NEW ATTEMPT 26
SPECIALS PEDICAR 5
STYLING GETTING A JOB WITH CARS 48
TOYOTA CORONA C. DATSUN180B, MAZDA 1600, TORANA 1760 38
TRAVEL GO SEE AUSTRALIA 58
USED CARS AUCTION - BARGAIN BID 26
VOLKSWAGEN 1600 BEETLE SUPERBUG FULL TEST 28
VOLKSWAGEN 1600 BEETLE FULL TEST - SUPERBUG 28
VOLVO ANTI LOCK BRAKES 54
WHEELS MAGAZINE CAR MAKERS ANSWER (IDEAL CAR) 32





1973 - June issue

 

  Detail Page No.
BMW 3.0 Si FULL TEST 54
CHRYSLER AVENGER GENEVA 39
CHRYSLER VALIANT VJ CHARGER FULL TEST 16
CONWAY JOHN NEW LAND SPEED ATTEMPT 26
DATSUN 240Z HOW IT EVOLVED 68
FERRARI 365GT4 BB GENEVA MOTOR SHOW 39
FORD LTD FIRST DETAILS 9
FORD MAVERICK TEST 46
FORD MODEL T Vs YAK 30
FORD MUSTELLA MK 11 GENEVA MOTOR SHOW 37
FORD YAK Vs MODEL T 30
HOLDEN HQ MONARO GTS 4 DOOR FULL TEST 12
JAPAN CAR MAKERS FACE CRISIS 43
LAMBORGHINI COUNTACH GENEVA MOTOR SHOW 39
MANUFACTURING JAPAN'S CAR MAKERS IN CRISIS 43
MAZDA RX4 TEST 18
MERCEDES BENZ 350SL/SLC SCOOP DETAILS 50
MERCEDES BENZ 450 SCOOP DETAILS 50
MISCELLANEOUS MAKE MONEY FROM OLD CARS 58
PANTHER REPLICA OR RESPECTABLE HOT ROD 62
PEUGEOT 504 C. VOLVO 144S 20
REPLICAS TEST - PANTHER 62
SAFETY U.S. ANTI DRINK DRIVE DEVICE 8
TYRES SIDEWALL MARKINGS 68
VOLVO 144S C. PEUGEOT 504 20





1973 - July issue

 

  Detail Page No.
AUDI 80 DETAILS 48
DESIGN DESIGN RULES GRIP TIGHTENS 24
FORD CORTINA TC CONSUMER TEST 59
IMPORTS DESIGN RULES GRIP TIGHTENS 24
JAGUAR XJ12 TEST 30
LEYLAND P76 FULL STORY 9
MAZDA RX4 FULL TEST 36
MISCELLANEOUS DESTRUCTION DERBY 41
RACES/RACING DESTRUCTION DERBY 41
ROLLS ROYCE WHAT'S THE FUTURE 28
TRIUMPH 2500 TC FULL TEST 56
VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT FULL DETAILS 44
YESTERYEAR PACKARD 62





1973 - August issue

 

  Detail Page No.
CAMPING HI ACE 64
CHRYSLER GALANT UPDATED 36
CITROEN GZ FULL DETAILS 50
CONWAY JOHN ENGINE DETAILS 4
DATSUN 1200 UPDATED 36
FORD FALCON XB SCOOP 9
FORD LANDAU DETAILS 12
FORD LTD DETAILS 12
HONDA CIVIC FULL TEST - AUTOMATIC 42
LANCIA BETA COMES ALIVE 32
LANCIA STRATOS DETAILS 32
LEYLAND P76 V8 FULL TEST 20
ORBITAL ENGINE SARICH HITS BACK 16
SARICH RALPH SARICH HITS BACK 16
SUBARU GSR FULL TEST 28
TARGA FLORIO HELLBENT FOR THE TARGA 63
TOYOTA HI ACE COMMUTER CAMPER 64
TRIUMPH DOLOMITE SPRINT TEST 40
VANS $5000 POSE VAN 60
VANS ARE THE THING 54
VOLVO 164E FULL TEST 46





1973 - September issue

 

  Detail Page No.
ALFA ROMEO ALFETTA TEST 36
CHRYSLER VALIANT VJ C. LEYLAND P76,KINGSWOOD,FALCON 500 9
DE TOMASO PANTERA BRIEF 106
DUNLOP MORE NEW TYRES 4
EMISSION CONTROL VAPIPE POLLUTION BEATER 51
FORD FALCON XA C. LEYLAND P76, KINGSWOOD, VALIANT 9
HOLDEN HQ C. LEYLAND P76, FALCON 500, VALIANT 9
INSURANCE ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW 25
LADA 2101 TEST 64
LEYLAND MINI S FULL TEST 58
LEYLAND P76 C. KINGSWOOD, VALIANT, FALCON 500 9
LEYLAND P76 COMING OF P76 18
MERCEDES BENZ 350SL/SLC FULL TEST - SE 28
OFF ROAD TRAIL BIKES 54
OPEL KADETT NEW TORANA? 46
QUINTS ROMSEY SONS OF KAMIKAZE 69
SAFETY VOLVO WINS RACE 20
TRAIL BIKES ON ANY THURSDAY 54
TYRES DENOVA FROM DUNLOP 4
USED CARS $1000 BARGAIN 40
VOLVO WINS SAFETY RACE 20





1973 - October issue

 

  Detail Page No.
AUDI 80 GT UPDATE 24
BMW 2002 UPDATED 21
BMW 3.3 UPDATED 20
BMW 525 UPDATED 20
CHRYSLER GALANT GTO HARDTOP REPORT 12
CHRYSLER GALANT C.WAGONS-VW1600, COROLLA, RENAULT 12 28
FIAT 132 C. MAZDA RX4 46
FORMULA RACING COSWORTH ENGINES FOR FORMULA 1 5
HONDA Z FULL TEST 26
IMPORTS TARRIF CUTS 18
MANUFACTURING END OF PRODUCTION LINE 42
MATRA DETAILS 12
MAZDA RX4 C. FIAT 132 46
MERCEDES BENZ 230SL UPDATED 21
MERCEDES BENZ 240 UPDATED 23
MG MGB V8 TEST 40
NSU RO/80 OFF MARKET 5
PEDAL CARS PEDICAR - THE ALTERNATIVE 57
POLLUTION 1990 AND ALL THAT SMOG 57
PORSCHE 911S BRIEF LOOK 106
RENAULT 15 FULL TEST 36
RENAULT 17 FULL TEST 36
RENAULT R12 C.(WAGONS) VW1600, COROLLA, GALANT 28
ROLLS ROYCE PHANTOM 11 TEST 52
SARICH RALPH SARICH CORTINA 9
TARIFFS CUTS 18
TOYOTA COROLLA 1200 C. (WAGONS) VW 1300, GALANT, RENAULT 12 28
TRAVEL N.Z.s OLD GOLD COAST 62
VANS FORD'S SURFY SPECIAL 15





1973 - November issue

 

  Detail Page No.
CARAVANING DETACHABLE UNITS 62
CITROEN 3 CV/AMI-6 TEST - SUPER 36
DATSUN 180B DETAILS - GETS A SIX 26
DESIGN GOOD, BAD & THE UGLY 58
DESIGN ULTIMATE TEST TRACK 50
FORD CORTINA TC TEST - NEW BRITISH RELEASE 20
FORD FALCON XB GT FULL DETAILS 9
FORD MUSTANG DETAILS - GOES SMALL 25
JAGUAR XJ12 DETAILS - CHANGES FOR '74 33
JAGUAR XJ6 FULL DETAILS - CHANGES FOR '74 33
LEYLAND FORCE 7 SCOOP - FULL DETAILS 12
LEYLAND MODEL A SCOOP - V6 COUPE 12
LEYLAND P76 V8 FULL TEST 46
MERCEDES BENZ DEVELOPMENT OF S CLASS 70
METRIC CONVERSION CONFUSION 65
ORBITAL ENGINE WILL SARICH ENGINE SUCCEED 4
PETROL AMERICA AUTOMATED EVERYTHING 76
POLLUTION TURBO Vs WANKEL 18
PORSCHE 911 1974 CARS 35
RENAULT R12 TS TEST 36
ROTARY ENGINE TURBO Vs WANKEL 18
SAAB 99 1974 CARS - COUPE 74
SARICH RALPH WILL HIS ENGINE SUCCEED 4
SIMCA 1100 TI TEST 36
SUNROOFS SUNSTRUCK BUT COMFORTABLE 42
TEST TRACKS THE ULTIMATE 50
TOYOTA CORONA NEW - REPORT FROM JAPAN 80
TOYOTA CROWN 2600 FULL TEST 54
TURBOCHARGERS TURBO Vs WANKEL 18
UNITED STATES AUTOMATED EVERYTHING 76
WANKEL ROTARY TURBO Vs WANKEL 18
WHEELS NEW RANGE FROM ROH 62





1973 - December issue

 

  Detail Page No.
BOND COLIN BATHURST 62
BRITAIN RUST PROBLEM 96
CHIVAS DOUG BATHURST 62
DATSUN 180B SSS C. SUBARU GSR, TOYOTA CELICA 30
ENGINES ENGINES & ECOLOGY 49
FORD FALCON XB FULL DETAILS 12
FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW BOUNCES BACK 26
FUTURE ROAD TEST OF 2003 70
GEOGHGEAN IAN (PETE) HARDIE FERODO 62
GEOGHGEAN LEO BATHURST 62
GOSS JOHN HARDIE FERODO 62
HARDIE FERODO BOLD BOOMING BATHURST 62
HODGSON RON HARDIE FERODO 62
HOLDEN 25 YEARS OF HOLDEN 36
HOLDEN HOLDENS OF TOMORROW 46
HOLDEN HOLDENS THAT NEVER WERE 44
HOLDEN 48/215 C. HQ 40
HOLDEN HQ ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL - 25 YEARS 9
HOLDEN HQ C. 48/215 40
JENSEN HEALEY UPDATED 9
MAZDA 929 FULL TEST 54
MOFFAT ALLAN BATHURST 62
MOTORING GREAT FANTASY 68
PARIS MOTOR SHOW WANKELS STAR 16
POLLUTION ENGINES AND ECOLOGY 49
PORSCHE FOR THE PEOPLE 22
RENAULT R12 THREE YEARS ON 106
ROAD TESTS YEAR 2003 70
SUBARU GSR C. TOYOTA CELICA, DATSUN 180B SSS 30