1978

1978 - January issue

 

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ALFA ROMEO ALFASUD Ti C. RENAULT 1.4, FIAT 131, VW GOLF 14
BLOOM FRED FORD'S NEW CHIEF ENGINEER - INTERVIEW 40
CAMPING CAMPERVANS 77
CAMPING HIRING CAMPERS 82
COWAN ANDREW LONDON - SYDNEY 74
DAIHATSU CHARADE FULL DETAILS 38
DUNKERTON ROSS LONDON - SYDNEY 72
FIAT 131 C. ALFASUD Ti, RENAULT 1.4, VW GOLF 14
FORD FRED BLOOM - CHIEF ENGINEER 40
FORD FALCON XC C. FALCON GXL, HOLDEN HZ GTS 58
GREEN EVAN LONDON - SYDNEY 72
HOLDEN HZ C. GTS, FALCON GXL 58
HOPKIRK PADDY LONDON - SYDNEY 72
IGNITION SYSTEMS BREAKERLESS - CONVERSION KIT TESTS 64
INSURANCE DO YOU REALLY NEED IT? 22
LONDON-SYDNEY MARATHON FULL REPORT 70
QUINTS ROMSEY ALMANAC 84
REDDIEX JIM LONDON TO SYDNEY 72
RENAULT R12 1.4 C. VW GOLF, FIAT 131, ALFASUD Ti 14
TRAVEL EUROPE ON A SHOESTRING 46
VANS CUSTOM VANS 54
VOLKSWAGEN GOLF C.RENAULT 1.4,FIAT 131,ALFASUD TI 14
VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT FULL TEST - HATCH 30





1978 - February issue

 

  Detail Page No.
ALFA ROMEO GIULIETTA FULL DETAILS 95
CHRYSLER SIGMA FULL TEST 26
DATSUN 120Y FULL DETAILS - NEW 54
FORD CORTINA TE FULL TEST - GHIA 6 98
FORD FIESTA DETAILS - FANTASY 5 IN 1 CAR 14
GRAND PRIX RACING ODE TO OLD CARS 38
HOLDEN HZ EXTENDED TEST - SANDMAN 46
HOLDEN SUNBIRD LX HATCH FULL TEST 84
HOLDEN TORANA A9X FULL TEST 58
OPEL MORE NEW HOLDENS? 35
PEUGEOT 305 DETAILS 15
SERVICE STATIONS MECHANICS - GANGSTER OR GOOD GUY 90
TURBINE POWER CHRYSLAR TESTS 15
VANS C. DRIFTER, SUNDOWNER, SANDMAN 18
VANS CHRYSLER DRIFTER 74
VECTOR ANOTHER AMERICAN DREAM 65
VOLVO VANNING VOLVOS 78





1978 - March issue

 

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BMW 320 FULL TEST 90
CAR OF THE YEAR 1977 - HONDA ACCORD 26
CHRYSLER LANCER C.O.T.Y. CONTENDERS 30
CHRYSLER SIGMA C.DATSUN 200B, CORTINA, SUNBIRD, CORONA 18
CHRYSLER SIGMA C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 30
DATSUN 200B C. SIGMA, CORTINA, SUNBIRD, CORONA 18
DATSUN 200B C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 30
DETROIT BUILD A REAL SMALL CAR 40
FIAT 131 DIESEL TEST 98
FORD 1948 V8 MY FIRST CAR 59
FORD CORTINA TE C. SIGMA, DATSUN 200B, SUNBIRD, CORONA 18
FORD CORTINA TE C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 30
FORD ESCORT C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 30
FORD FIESTA TEST 72
HOLDEN FB BEAUTIFULLY MODIFIED WAGON 82
HOLDEN HZ C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 30
HOLDEN SUNBIRD LX C. SIGMA, DATSUN 200B, CORTINA, CORONA 18
HOLDEN SUNBIRD UC TEST 24
HONDA ACCORD C.O.T.Y. 26
JAGUAR XJ6 FULL TEST - 4.2 SEDAN 44
LIQUID PETROLEUM GAS STILL MAKING PROGRESS 36
MAZDA 323 C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 30
MORGAN MY FIRST CAR 55
PLYMOUTH HORIZON FULL DETAILS 40
RAMBLER LOOKING TO THE FUTURE 12
SEATS COMPUTERISED 87
STOLEN CARS DON'T LOCK YOUR CAR 52
TOYOTA CELICA C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 30
TOYOTA CORONA C. SIGMA, DATSUN 200B, CORTINA, SUNBIRD 18
TOYOTA CRESSIDA C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 30
VAUXHALL VELOX MY FIRST CAR 56
VOLKSWAGEN GOLF DETAILS - LIMOUSINE 15





1978 - April issue

 

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AUSTRALIA VEHICLE NUMBERS REACH 7 MILLION 15
CHRYSLER SIGMA OUTBACK ""TEST"" 18
DATSUN 200B SSS FULL TEST 46
DATSUN 200B BRIEF - LOSES IRS 8
DATSUN 200B FULL TEST - WAGON 46
DENNIS LOVEABLE FIRE ENGINE 40
EAGLE SAFETY VEHICLE 55
FORMULA RACING AUSTRALIA'S SORRY STATE 42
LIGHTS QUARTZ HALOGEN - LIGHT FANTASTIC 82
MYSTERE HOT ""TORANA HATCH"" 35
SAFETY EAGLE SAFETY VEHICLE 55
TOYOTA CELICA LIFTBACK FULL TEST 90
VOLKSWAGEN MICROBUS FULL TEST 74





1978 - May issue

 

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ADVERTISING 60 SECONDS EXTRAVAGANZA 76
AUDI 100 5E FULL TEST 60
CITROEN 2 CV ROMSEY QUINTS 34
DESIGN NEXT 25 YEARS 68
DRIVING AUSTRALIAN WAY 108
ELECTRIC POWER INVESTIGATOR 98
HARTNETT LARRY REFLECTIONS AFTER 60 YEARS - INTERVIEW 110
HOLDEN JOE WHITESELL - CHIEF ENGINEER 70
HOLDEN LEO PRUNEAU - DIRECTOR OF DESIGN 68
INVESTIGATOR ELECTRIC CAR 98
MOTORING DO IT ON THE CHEAP 84
MOTORING DRIVE THE AUSTRALIAN WAY 108
PRUNEAU LEO GMH's DIRECTOR OF DESIGN - INTERVIEW 68
QUINTS ROMSEY CITROEN 2CV 34
RENAULT VIRAGE BRIEF 13
ROAD TESTS AS IT WAS IN THE BEGINNING 53
SUPERCARS DAYS OF SUPERCARS 27
SUSPENSIONS TRUTH ABOUT DAMPERS 92
TOYOTA STARLET FULL DETAILS 90
VOLKSWAGEN 1200 ANOTHER LOOK 25 YEARS ON 47
VOLKSWAGEN GOLF DIESEL FULL TEST 42
WHEELS MAGAZINE 25 YEARS OF ""WHEELS"" 17
WHITESELL JOSEPH E GMH CHIEF ENGINEER - INTERVIEW 70





1978 - June issue

 

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BOWKER ELECTRIC POWER 86
DATSUN SKYLINE FULL TEST 62
ELECTRIC POWER NOT LIKELY 86
FORD 25 YEARS OF FORD IN AUSTRALIA 70
FORD ESCORT 2 LITRE FULL TEST 50
FORD LTD C.CAPRICE, JAGUAR 5.3, BENZ 450 SEL 18
GENERAL MOTORS ELECTRIC POWER 90
HOLDEN 48/215 THEY NEVER DIE 42
HOLDEN GEMINI TD TEST 30
HOLDEN HZ FULL TEST 66
HOLDEN STATESMAN C. FORD LTD, JAGUAR. 5.3, BENZ 450 SEL 18
HOLDEN TORANA A9X C. MONARO 350 18
HONDA ACCORD EXTENDED TEST 34
JAGUAR 5.3 C. CAPRICE, LTD, BENZ 450 SEL 18
LEYLAND ELECTRIC POWER 89
MAINTENANCE TOOLS TO SAVE YOU MONEY 78
MELBOURNE MOTOR SHOW 25 YEARS OF NEW CARS 54
MERCEDES BENZ 450SEL 4.5 C. HOLDEN CAPRICE, FORD LTD, JAGUAR 5.3 18
MITSUBISHI MIRAGE FULL DETAILS 40
RENAULT 18 BRIEF 15
SUZUKI LJ 80 FULL TEST 26
VOLVO ELECTRIC POWER 89





1978 - July issue

 

  Detail Page No.
BUYING A CAR SUPER SALESMAN 46
CHRYSLER HORIZON FULL DETAILS 66
CHRYSLER VALIANT CL FULL DETAILS - BIG IMPROVEMENTS 54
DATSUN AIM IS No. 1 IN AUSTRALIA 79
ECONOMY RUNS YOU CAN BELIEVE TOTAL'S 86
HOLDEN HT MONARO GTS 350 C. TORANA A9X 18
IMPORTS TRAPS FOR YOUNG PLAYERS 68
MAZDA RX7 FULL DETAILS 72
SAAB 99 TURBO FULL TEST 38
SEATS CHANGE YOUR SEATS 92
STEWART JACKIE TESTING FOR LOTUS - INTERVIEW 42
TOTAL ECONOMY RUN YOU CAN BELIEVE IT 86
TRAVEL BRISBANE TO SYDNEY 58
TURBOCHARGERS BLOW JOB FOR A Q-SHIP 26





1978 - August issue

 

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ACCIDENTS ACCIDENT THAT HAD TO HAPPEN 72
BUYING A CAR $5000 CHOICE 19
CARAVANING CUB DRIFTERLUX 86
CHRYSLER 25 YEARS OF CHRYSLER 78
CHRYSLER GOOD FUTURE 30
CHRYSLER IAN WEBBER - MANAGING DIRECTOR 30
CHRYSLER SCORPION FULL TEST 27
FIAT RITMO FULL DETAILS 23
FIAT X1/9 TEST 90
HOLDEN SUNBIRD UC EXTENDED TEST 42
INSURANCE BREAKDOWN INSURANCE 46
LANCIA BETA TEST - AUTO 91
LANCIA GAMMA TEST 91
MAZDA 121 L BRIEF 15
RENAULT 18 FULL DETAILS 60
RENAULT R4 ODE TO A RENAULT 94
TRIUMPH TR7 FULL TEST 34
TYRES 25 YEARS OF TYRES 53
WEBBER IAN CHRYSLER MANAGING DIRECTOR - PROFILE 30





1978 - September issue

 

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AMI NUMBER 3 CARMAKER 70
DATSUN PULSAR FULL DETAILS 39
FORD FALCON XD C. HOLDEN VB COMMODORE 18
HOLDEN COMMODORE VB PREVIEW - Vs FALCON XD 18
HONDA CIVIC HATCH FULL TEST 80
LIGHTS 25 YEARS LIGHTER 92
SAAB 99 C. VOLVO 242 GT 31
SOUND SYSTEMS GUIDE TO HI-FI 34
TOYOTA QUIETLY GETTING ON WITH THE JOB 70
TRAVEL 8 YEARS & 27,000 KILOMETERS 58
VOLVO 242 GT C. SAAB TURBO 31
VOLVO 242 GT FULL TEST 26
YESTERYEAR PIONEERS OF HIGHWAY ONE 42





1978 - October issue

 

  Detail Page No.
BMW 635CSi FULL DETAILS 122
FINANCE OPTIONS 86
FORD FALCON XC C. FALCON XK, FALCON,XR 19
FORD FALCON XK C. FALCON XR,FALCON XC 19
FORD FALCON XR C.FALCON XK, FALCON XC 19
HANENBERGER PETER G.M. ENGINEER - INTERVIEW 42
HARDIE FERODO ANATOMY OF A BATHURST CAR 26
HARDIE FERODO GIANT SELF-INDULGENCE 30
HOLDEN 25 YEARS IN AUSTRALIA 78
HOLDEN PETER HANNENBERGER - Mr RTS 42
HOLDEN GEMINI TD FULL TEST 46
HONDA ACCORD FULL TEST - SEDAN 34
KIT CARS JAGUAR - REPLICA OF AN ERA 50
MAZDA 929 FULL TEST - L 96
MISCELLANEOUS WHAT THE BUDGET MEANS 13
OPEL SENATOR TEST 72
QUINTS ROMSEY EVER WIDENING GAP 70
TRAVEL OUTBACK - WHERE THE WORLD IS ROUND 62





1978 - November issue

 

  Detail Page No.
ALFA ROMEO ALFASUD SPRINT TEST 61
ALFA ROMEO ALFASUD Ti TEST 61
AUDI FOX TEST - ALL NEW 63
BMW 733i FULL TEST 34
DATSUN SMINICHIRO SAKURAI-FATHER OF SKYLIN 40
DATSUN 200B REAR SUSPENSIONS COMPARED 46
DATSUN 280ZX DETAILS 84
DATSUN STANZA FULL DETAILS 67
HOLDEN WHICH IS WHICH 54
LAND ROVER FULL TEST 50
MAZDA 121 L FULL TEST 24
PURVIS EUREKA FULL TEST 18
SUBARU BRUMBY FULL TEST 80
TOYOTA CORSA FULL DETAILS 30
U.S. CARS DOWN SIZING CONTINUES 74
VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT DIESEL TEST 64
ZE 1 DETAILS - NEW AUSTRALIAN COUPE 14





1978 - December issue

 

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CHRYSLER SCORPION C. DATSUN SKYLINE, MAZDA 121L, TORANA HATCH 42
DATSUN SKYLINE C. MAZDA 121L,TORANA .H'BACK,SCORPION 42
FIAT X1/9 FULL TEST 50
FORD FALCON - WHICH IS WHICH 76
FORD FALCON WHICH IS WHICH 76
HARDIE FERODO REAL BATHURST 28
HOLDEN FIRST LOCAL 4 CYLINDER ENGINE 39
HOLDEN COMMODORE VB FULL DETAILS 18
HOLDEN TORANA LX C. SKYLINE, MAZDA 121L, SCORPION 42
MAZDA 121 C. SKYLINE, TORANA HATCH, SCORPION 42
MAZDA 323 DETAILS - 1.4 122
PORSCHE 911 TEST 98
PORSCHE 912 EXTENDED TEST 101
ROLLS ROYCE DAVID PLASTOW - MANAGING DIRECTOR 62
ROLLS ROYCE SETS THE STANDARD 58
TOYOTA CORONA GETS HOLDEN ENGINE 15
TRAVEL ACROSS THE NULLARBOR IN 1928 84
YESTERYEAR ACROSS THE NULLARBOR IN 1928 84