1981

1981 - January issue

 

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AUSTIN SEVEN MILESTONES 70
BIG CARS BYE-BYE MISS AMERICAN PIE 62
DELOREAN READY FOR PRODUCTION - AGAIN 10
DESIGN CARS FOR THE YEAR 2000 46
FORD CORTINA TF FULL TEST 56
FUTURE CARS FOR THE YEAR 2000 46
HOLDEN BROCK HDT COMMODORE TEST 30
HUDSON A PASSION 80
MERCEDES BENZ 380SEL TEST 76
MITSUBISHI SCORPION FULL TEST 40
MITSUBISHI SIGMA GH FULL TEST - 1.6 99
NISSAN LAUREL DETAILS 12
PEUGEOT 505 FULL TEST 36
SOUND SYSTEMS MUSIC TO YOUR EARS PT 2 86
U.S. CARS BYE-BYE MISS AMERICAN PYE 62
UNITED STATES BYE-BYE MISS AMERICAN PIE 62
VOLKSWAGEN GOLF BY COMPUTER 122





1981 - February issue

 

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ALFA ROMEO GTV6 BRIEF 10
AUSTRALIAN GP FAIRYTALE ENDING 80
AUSTRALIAN GP THE ORGANISATION 83
BENTLEY DAVID FREEHAND 70
BRAKES BRAKE FLUID 102
BRITISH LEYLAND BOUNTY BRIEF 34
CAR OF THE YEAR 1980 - MAZDA 323 43
CAR OF THE YEAR TRIP OF THE YEAR 66
DATSUN PULSAR C. HONDA CIVIC, MAZDA 323, MITSUBISHI COLT 50
DESIGN FREEHAND 70
FORD EDSEL BRYANT FORD 94
FORD EDSEL BRYANT REFLECTIONS - INTERVIEW 94
HONDA CIVIC C. PULSAR, MAZDA 323, COLT 50
JONES ALAN 45th AUSTRALIAN GP 80
MAZDA 323 C. PULSAR, CIVIC, COLT 50
MAZDA 323 C.O.T.Y. 43
MAZDA 323 CONCEIVING THE 323 48
MITSUBISHI COLT C. NISSAN PULSAR, HONDA CIVIC, MAZDA 323 50
MITSUBISHI L3000 EXPRESS FULL TEST 38
OPEL KADETT TEST 36
PEUGEOT 504 EXTENDED TEST 86
PONTIAC SUNFIRE BRIEF 34
SUBARU 1800 4WD WAGON TEST 72
TOYOTA SOALA/EX-8 FULL DETAILS 30





1981 - March issue

 

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AFRICA JOURNALIST'S VIEW OF THE CAR SCENE 108
DAIHATSU CUORE DETAILS 42
DATSUN SKYLINE TEST 36
DIESEL ENGINES WORLD RECORDS TO VOLKSWAGEN 12
FERRARI BOXER 512 BRIEF 21
FORD EXP FULL DETAILS 30
FORD MERCURY LN7 FULL DETAILS 30
HOLDEN COMMODORE VC FULL TEST - TURBO 46
JAPAN BANSAI CARS 42
LAMBORGHINI UP AND RUNNING AGAIN 20
LOTUS DRIVING IMPRESSIONS 122
MANUFACTURING AIM - THE INSIDERS GRAPEVINE 74
MOTORING THE AFRICAN SCENE 10
MUSEUMS A THOUSAND OLD CARS 78
PEUGEOT 305""S"" DETAILS 15
QUINTS ROMSEY FORTUNE COOKIE COACH 62
REPAIRS SECOND HAND PARTS 90
ROVER 3500 C. TRIUMPH TR7 54
SMALL CARS JAPANESE BANSAI CARS 42
SUBARU REX DETAILS 42
SUZUKI ALTO DETAILS 42
SUZUKI FRONTE DETAILS 42
TOYOTA CRESSIDA TEST 36
TRAVEL WEST OF AYERS ROCK 94
TRIUMPH TR7 C. ROVER 3500 54
VAUXHALL 30/98 MILESTONES 68
VOLKSWAGEN WORLD RECORDS TO DIESEL 12
VOLKSWAGEN GOLF FULL DETAILS 60





1981 - April issue

 

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AUDI THE ""E"" FORMULA 94
BISHOP ARTHUR STEERING SYSTEMS GENIUS - INTERVIEW 58
BRITAIN NISSAN TO BUILD FACTORY 15
DAIHATSU CHARADE XTE C. SUZUKI HATCH 46
DELOREAN PRODUCTION ROLLING 12
DESIGN THREE WHEEL ANSWER 90
ECONOMY THREE WHEEL ANSWER 90
ENERGY CRISIS THREE WHEEL SOLUTION 90
ENGINEERING ARTHUR BISHOP - STEERING GENIUS 58
FERRARI MY FERRARI LOVE AFFAIR 96
FIAT RITMO TEST 78
FORD LASER TEST 30
GENERAL MOTORS SCOOP - NEW SPORTSTERS 18
HOLDEN GEMINI TE DIESEL FULL TEST 43
LONDON TO BRIGHTON RUN BRIGHTON OR BUST 70
LONDON TO BRIGHTON RUN TIME TRAVELLERS 72
MAZDA RX7 FULL TEST 36
NISSAN FACTORY FOR BRITAIN 15
NISSAN LAUREL TEST 80
NISSAN LEOPARD TEST 80
PORSCHE PERFECTION - THE PORSCHE PRINCIPLE 52
ROAD RULES T RULE GOES NATIONAL 12
SAAB 900 TURBO BRIEF 10
SHOCK ABSORBERS THE GERMAN WAY 86
STEERING ARTHUR BISHOP - SYSTEM GENIUS 58
SUZUKI HATCH C. DIAHATSU CHARADE XTE 46
TYRES AVON GOES RACING 11
UNITED KINGDOM CAR SALES 5th HIGHEST EVER 10
UNITED STATES AMERICAN DREAMS 62
VETERAN CARS TIME TRAVELLERS 72
VOLKSWAGEN THE ""E"" FORMULA 94





1981 - May issue

 

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AUDI QUATTRO TEST 50
BMW DESIGNS AND DEVELOPMENTS 82
DATSUN STANZA SSS TEST 44
DESIGN FREEHAND 110
DESIGN G GALLION - G.M. DIRECTOR OF DESIGN 62
FIAT 127 DIESEL TEST 138
FORD BRONCO TEST 72
FORD EDSEL THE LEMON TO BEAT THEM ALL - PT 1 90
GALLION GEORGE FATHER OF COMMODORE - INTERVIEW 62
GENERAL MOTORS GEORGE GALLION-DIRECTOR OF DESIGN 62
GENEVA MOTOR SHOW WIERD AND WONDERFUL 98
HOLDEN GEORGE GALLION-FATHER OF COMMODORE 62
HOLDEN J CAR FULL DETAILS 30
LOTUS LOTUS LOVER 76
MORGAN THREE WHEELER MILESTONES 102
POLICE RADAR IN THE COURTS 84
RADAR POLICE RADAR IN THE COURTS 84
ROAD SAFETY POLICE RADAR IN THE COURTS 84
TYRES TECHNOLOGY AND TORTURE 56
VOLKSWAGEN SCIROCCO DETAILS 88





1981 - June issue

 

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ALFA ROMEO GIULIETTA C. BMW 318i, FIAT SUPERBRAVA 70
BMW 318i C. ALFA GIULIETTA, FIAT SUPERBRAVA 70
BUYING A CAR FLEET BUYERS MOST INFLUENTIAL 92
DATSUN BLUEBIRD TEST 30
DELOREAN TEST 38
ENGINES HOLDEN'S FAMILY TWO 12
FIAT SUPERBRAVA C, ALFA GIULIETTA, BMW 318i 70
FLEET BUYERS AUSTRALIA'S MOST INFLUENTIAL BUYERS 92
FORD EDSEL THE LEMON TO BEAT THEM ALL - PT 2 82
FORD LASER GHIA FULL TEST 48
HOLDEN COMMODORE ENGINE UPDATE 11
HOLDEN FAMILY TWO ENGINE HERE 12
HOLDEN COMMODORE ENGINE UPDATE 11
JAGUAR THE CAT STILL ROARS 60
MAZDA 323 FULL TEST 54
MITSUBISHI COLT FULL TEST 57
POLICE SPEEDSTER'S REVENGE 66
PONTIAC GRAND PRIX TEST 44
VOLKSWAGEN GOLF TEST - PICKUP 122





1981 - July issue

 

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AUSTRALIA END OF AUSTRALIA'S OWN 38
AUSTRALIA SCOOP - TOMORROWS AUSTRALIAN CARS 43
BRITISH LEYLAND RATIONALISES 10
CITROEN VISA BRIEF 11
DATSUN BLUEBIRD C. SIGMA, MAZDA 626 30
DATSUN BLUEBIRD EXTENDED TEST 62
FORD END OF AUSTRALIA'S OWN 38
FORD LASER SPORT C. MAZDA 323 SS 46
HOLDEN END OF AUSTRALIA'S OWN 38
JAGUAR MARK V11 MILESTONES 78
LOTUS THE RACEBRED SPORTS CAR LIVES 54
LOTUS ESPRIT TURBO TEST 60
MAZDA 323 SS C. FORD LASER SPORT 46
MAZDA 626 C. SIGMA, BLUEBIRD 30
MITSUBISHI SIGMA GH C. DATSUN BLUEBIRD, MAZDA 626 30
PETROL ARE WE RUNNING OUT OF PETROL 72
POLLUTION NEW ""CATALYTIC"" ENGINE 11
SUBARU LEONE FULL TEST 104
SUSPENSIONS MACPHERSON AND HIS STRUT 97
SUZUKI JIMNY 4WD BRIEF 12
TOYOTA CRESSIDA FULL TEST 86
TRIUMPH TR7 PRODUCTION CEASES 10
TURBOCHARGERS JAPANESE GET WOUND UP 27





1981 - August issue

 

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ALFA ROMEO THE PRIORITY IS STILL DRIVING 64
ALFA ROMEO ALFASUD TEST 36
ALFA ROMEO ALFETTA 2000 TURBO FULL TEST 70
ALFA ROMEO ALFETTA GTV6 TEST 60
AUSTRALIA HOW JAPAN HAS TAKEN ON THE UTE 44
BMW 5 SERIES TEST 38
CHRYSLER VALIANT A POM'S VIEW 72
DAIHATSU HANDIVAN FULL TEST 96
DATSUN UTILITY C. COURIER, RODEO, TOYOTA 46
FIAT ARGENTA TEST 40
FIAT RITMO 105-TC TEST 36
FIAT UNO BRIEF 74
FORD COURIER UTE C. DATSUN, RODEO, TOYOTA 46
FORD FALCON XD A POM'S VIEW 72
HOLDEN BROCK HDT COMMODORE C. COMMODORE GARRETT TURBO 6 30
HOLDEN COMMODORE GARRETT TURBO 6 C. COMMODORE BROCK HDT 30
HOLDEN COMMODORE TEST - TURBO 4 34
HOLDEN KINGSWOOD UTILITY FULL TEST 52
HOLDEN RODEO C. DATSUN, COURIER, TOYOTA 46
INVENTIONS WHO BUILT THE FIRST UTE? 138
ISUZU PIAZZA TEST 76
JAGUAR XJS HE TEST 40
MASERATI SMALLER & CHEAPER FOR THE 80s 12
MERCEDES BENZ 300SL CHANGING FACE OF SPEED 14
MERCEDES BENZ SLC BRIEF 74
MITSUBISHI SIGMA 'PETER WHERRETT' TEST 5
TOYOTA SOARER TEST 80
TOYOTA T18 FULL TEST 88
TOYOTA UTE C. DATSUN, COURIER, RODEO 46
UTILITIES HOW JAPAN HAS TAKEN ON THE AUSSIE 44
UTILITIES WHO BUILT THE FIRST UTE? 138
VOISIN VINTAGE BEAUTY 100
VOLVO NEW BODY AT LAST 11





1981 - September issue

 

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DATSUN NAME TO DIE - NOW NISSAN 12
DATSUN STANZA TEST 35
DESIGN AGAINST THE WIND 78
ENGINEERING AGAINST THE WIND 78
FERRARI MONDIAL TEST 72
FIAT X1/9 FULL TEST 86
FORD EUROPEAN SMALL CARS 62
FORD FIESTA DETAILS 67
FORD GRANADA DETAILS 66
HOLDEN CAMIRA SCOOP DETAILS 42
INSTRUMENTS DIGITAL INEVITABLE 26
LEASING JACK JOEL - LEASING KING - INTERVIEW 92
LOTUS TOYOTA VENTURE 26
MERCEDES BENZ 380SEL FULL TEST 46
MERCEDES BENZ 600 DETAILS 138
NISSAN NO MORE ""DATSUN"" 12
PACKARD MILESTONE 100
PORSCHE 944 TEST 40
RENAULT R5 TURBO TEST 56
TOYOTA LOTUS VENTURE 26
TOYOTA CELICA TEST 30
TOYOTA CORONA FULL TEST 59





1981 - October issue

 

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AUSTRALIAN GP PREVIEW 102
BRIGHTON ARTHUR A VERY PRIVATE COLLECTION 120
COLLECTABLES A VERY PRIVATE COLLECTION 120
DATSUN PATROL C.LAND CRUISER, BRONCO, RANGE ROVER 66
DE TOMASO PANTERA SYDNEY MOTOR SHOW 59
FERRARI 275GTB SYDNEY MOTOR SHOW 60
FERRARI 308GTB TEST 18
FORD FORD OR HOLDEN? 45
FORD THE GENERALS ENEMY 42
FORD BRONCO C,PATROL, LAND CRUISER, RANGE ROVER 66
HOLDEN FORD OR HOLDEN? 45
HOLDEN THE GENERALS ENEMY 42
HOLDEN CAMIRA THIS IS IT? 62
HOLDEN COMMODORE VH TEST 38
HOLDEN COUNTRY DEALER TEAM GEMINI FULL TEST 48
HOLDEN JACKAROO FULL DETAILS 82
HONDA VIGOR SCOOP DETAILS 30
JEEP CJ-7 DIESEL TEST 154
MANTA MONTAGE DETAILS 10
MERCEDES BENZ MINI HATCHBACK SCOOP DETAILS 32
MERCEDES BENZ SEC TEST 36
MERCEDES BENZ W201 BRIEF 35
MG METRO BRIEF 11
OPEL ASCONA HATCHBACK TEST 62
ORBITAL ENGINE STILL GOING STRONG 90
PORSCHE 908 SYDNEY MOTOR SHOW 59
PORSCHE 928 TEST 52
PURVIS EUREKA SYDNEY MOTOR SHOW 60
RENAULT FUEGO SYDNEY MOTOR SHOW 60
ROVER RANGE ROVER C. PATROL, LAND CRUISER, BRONCO 66
SARICH RALPH ORBITAL ENGINE STILL GOING STRONG 90
SUZUKI SIERRA FULL TEST 86
SYDNEY MOTOR SHOW FEW SURPRISES 59
TOYOTA LANDCRUISER C. PATROL, BRONCO, RANGE ROVER 66





1981 - November issue

 

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AUDI SPIRIT REKINDLED 84
AUDI 100 5E TEST 51
AUDI 5+5 TEST 78
BUYING A CAR EUROPEAN LUXURY CARS A RIP-OFF? 89
CADILLAC NEW ALUMINIUM V8 58
CAMPBELL DONALD THE MAN, THE FEAR & THE LAKE PT 1 94
CHRYSLER LE BARON DETAILS 60
CHRYSLER TURISMO DETAILS 61
CHRYSLER VALIANT R SERIES MILESTONE 118
DATSUN SKYLINE TEST 44
ECONOMY SYDNEY-MELBOURNE ON A TANK FULL 162
FORD CONTINENTAL DETAILS 56
FORD ESCORT DETAILS - U.S. VERSION 58
JEEP CHEROKEE FULL TEST 112
LAMBORGHINI LAMBO STILL ALIVE 72
LAMBORGHINI COUNTACH S FULL TEST 62
LANCIA LAMBDA BRIEF 10
MAZDA 929 TEST 46
MITSUBISHI SIGMA TURBO FULL TEST 30
OLDSMOBILE EXPANDS DIESEL RANGE 56
PONTIAC GOES SMALLER 58
RECORDS LAND SPEED DONALD CAMPBELL PT 1 64
RENAULT R9 DETAILS 52
SAFETY TINTED GLASS 11
TOYOTA CARINA TEST 50
TOYOTA COROLLA TEST - KE71 38
TRAVEL UP, UP AND AWAY 126
VOLKSWAGEN POLO TEST 54
VOLVO 400 SCOOP 36





1981 - December issue

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ALFA ROMEO GTV 2.0 FULL TEST 54
ARMSTRONG SIDDELEY RICH MAN'S JAGUAR 102
BMW 3 SERIES FULL DETAILS 38
CAMPBELL DONALD THE RECORD AT LAST PT 2 78
DATSUN PULSAR FULL TEST 48
DATSUN SUNNY DETAILS 53
FERRARI TO BUILD FOUR DOOR 12
FRANKFURT MOTOR SHOW TOWARDS 2000 72
HARDIE FERODO THE PEOPLES BATHURST 44
HOLDEN COMMODORE VH FOUR FULL TEST 68
HONDA ACCORD TEST 30
HONDA CITY FULL DETAILS 36
HONDA CIVIC BRIEF 10
MAZDA 323 SS BRIEF 12
PORSCHE 944 TEST 154
RACES/RACING ROUND THE HOUSES 96
RECORD RUNS 24 HOURS AUDI WINS BACK FROM SAAB 10
RECORDS LAND SPEED DONALD CAMPBELL PT 2 78
RENAULT EVE(ECONOMY VEHICLE ELEMENTS) FULL DETAILS 113
SAAB 5+5 24 HOUR RECORD 10
SIMCA EUROPE IN A SECOND HAND SIMCA 118
SUBARU GLF COUPE TEST 40
TALBOT SAMBA DETAILS 52
TRANSMISSIONS BORG WARNER BELT DRIVE 90
TRAVEL EUROPE IN A SECOND HAND SIMCA 118
TRAVEL UP, UP AND AWAY PT 2 136
USED CARS CONFESSIONS OF A USED CAR SALESMAN 58
VOLVO 244 EXTENDED TEST 62
VOLVO 264 EXTENDED TEST 62