1988

1988 - January issue

 

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BMW 5 SERIES BRIEF - NEW 20
BMW 735i C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 45
BMW M3 TEST 72
CAR OF THE YEAR 1987 - HONDA PRELUDE 4WS 34
CHAPMAN CHUCK MOST ANGUISHED REIGN AT HOLDEN - INTERVIEW 54
CROMPTON NEIL TOURING CAR CRAZIES 84
FERRARI 348 BRIEF 19
FERRARI F40 TEST 106
FORD LASER TX3 TURBO 4WD C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 45
FORD TELSTAR TX5 TURBO C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 48
HOLDEN CHAPMAN ERA IS OVER 54
HONDA CRX FULL TEST 58
HONDA PRELUDE 4WS CAR OF THE YEAR 34
HONOURS LIST 1987 51
JAGUAR XJ13 RETROSPECTIVE - STILLBORN STORMER 138
JAGUAR XJ6 C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 47
MAZDA RX7 CONVERTIBLE TEST 96
MITSUBISHI MAGNA WAGON C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 44
MITSUBISHI MAGNA WAGONS TO JAPAN 14
NISSAN MID 4 OFF AGAIN 20
NISSAN PATROL TEST 114
NISSAN PULSAR VECTOR TEST 78
NISSAN PULSAR C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 48
RACES/RACING TOURING CAR CRAZIES 84
RALLIES PARIS-DAKAR GALLERY OUT IF AFRICA 90
RENAULT 19 BRIEF 19
RETROSPECTIVE JAGUAR XJ13 138
SOLAR CARS WORLD SOLAR CHALLENGE - GM VICTORY 102
SOLAR CHALLENGE GM VICTORY 102
THEFT SCREAM BLOODY MURDER 64
TOYOTA CAMRY C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 49
TOYOTA MR2 C.O.T.Y. CONTENDER 46
TRAVEL SYDNEY-ADELAIDE VIA HAY AND BACK 118
VOLKSWAGEN CEASES U.S. ASSEMBLY 25





1988 - February issue

 

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BMW 325i FULL TEST 38
CAR PHONES GREAT CELLULAR SELL 108
DAIHATSU CHARADE GT ti FULL TEST 118
FORD FALCON EA DEVELOPMENT FROM STUDIO TO STREET 51
FORD FALCON EA TEST 34
HONDA CIVIC HATCH FULL TEST 42
JANE BOB NASCAR HERE AT LAST 10
LAMBORGHINI PROTOTYPES 18
MAYBACH THE MAYBACH LEGEND 138
MAZDA MR ""ROTARY"" RESIGNS 25
MAZDA MX-04 DETAILS 14
NASCAR HERE AT LAST 10
OPEL SENATOR BRIEF 20
PORSCHE 911 SMORGASBORD OF PORSCHES 92
PORSCHE 928 SMORGASBORD OF PORSCHES 92
PORSCHE 944 SMORGASBORD OF PORSCHES 92
RETROSPECTIVE MAYBACH 138
VOLVO 760 GLE TEST 114
WALKINSHAW TOM THE PROFESSIONAL - INTERVIEW 46





1988 - March issue

 

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BMW 5 SERIES FULL DETAILS 18
BOND COLIN SIERRA TO WEAR CALTEX COLOURS 14
BUGATTI COMEBACK 19
CADILLAC TAIL-FIN FANTASY 138
EUROPE WHY THEY FEAR HONDA 110
FERRARI LIFTS LID ON 4WD SPORTS CAR 26
FIAT TIPO FULL DETAILS 20
FORD COSWORTH SAPPHIRE DETAILS 24
FORD FALCON EA FULL TEST - GL 52
FORD FALCON EA SOME EARLY PROBLEMS 8
FORMULA RACING SUBARU TO BUILD FLAT 12 F1 ENGINE 28
FOUR WHEEL STEERING MAZDA 626 VERSION BANNED IN GERMANY 11
FOUR WHEEL STEERING TECH TALK 82
HEALEY DONALD DIES 11
HOLDEN BROCK GROUP THREE C. COMMODORE SS GROUP A 34
HOLDEN COMMODORE VL SS GROUP A C. BROCK GROUP THREE 34
HONDA WHY EUROPE FEARS HONDA 110
HONDA CRX C. NISSAN EXA, TOYOTA MR2 62
LAMBORGHINI LM 002 PARIS TO DAKAR CHALLENGE 21
MAZDA MX-6 TEST 118
MERCEDES BENZ 300CE C. 300SL GULLWING 94
MERCEDES BENZ 300SL GULLWING C. 300CE 94
NISSAN EXA C. HONDA CRX, TOYOTA MR2 62
PEUGEOT 205 GTi TEST 70
PHILLIP ISLAND BID FOR WORLD BIKE ROUND 15
PHOTOGRAPHY MOTOR DRIVEN GALLERY 76
PIRELLI QUITS WORLD RALLY CHAMPIONSHIP 25
RETROSPECTIVE '59 CADILLAC SERIES 62 CONVERTIBLE 138
SETON GLENN THE GETTING OF WISDOM - INTERVIEW 58
SUBARU TO BUILD FLAT 12 F1 ENGINE 28
TOYOTA MR2 C. HONDA CRX, NISSAN EXA 62
WALKINSHAW TOM TOM'S HOT SHOP 48
WILLIAMS FW11B ULTIMATE ROAD TEST 104





1988 - April issue

 

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ALFA ROMEO 1954 SPORTIVA TURNING POINT IN ALFA DESIGN 138
AUDI 80 FULL TEST 52
AUSTRALIAN GP FULL GUIDE 63
DAIHATSU CHARADE DETAILS - 4 CYLINDER 24
FERRARI SEEING RED 79
FERRARI 195 GHIA AIGLE TEST 114
FORD CAPRI XR2 FULL DETAILS 34
FORD CAPRI XR2 OPEN SECRET 34
FORD FALCON GTHO PHASE 3 C. COMMODORE SS GROUP A 40
GENERAL MOTORS CHUCK JORDAN - DESIGN BOSS 58
GRICE ALLAN OFF TO EUROPE 15
HOLDEN COMMODORE VL SS GROUP A C. FALCON GTHO PHASE 3 40
HOLDEN COMMODORE VN DELAY FOR IRS 8
JAGUAR XJS BRIEF - V12 CONVERTIBLE 10
JORDAN CHUCK THE CHROME COBRA 58
LOTUS ELAN FULL DETAILS 18
MERCEDES BENZ 560SEL FULL TEST 84
MERCEDES BENZ R129 SL SPORTS SCOOP DETAILS 19
NISSAN 300ZX FULL TEST 90
NISSAN CIMA BRIEF 24
RETROSPECTIVE ALFA ROMEO SPORTIVA COUPE 138
SOUND SYSTEMS MEGAHERTZ & MEGABUCKS 98
SUZUKI CERVO DETAILS 25
TRANSMISSIONS CONTINUOUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION 110
VOLKSWAGEN STILL TOP EUROPEN CAR MAKER 20
VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT FULL DETAILS - NEW FOR '88 20
WHEELS MAGAZINE MEDIA AWARD WINS 15





1988 - May issue

 

  Detail Page No.
ALFA ROMEO 75 FULL TEST - AUTOMATIC 54
AUCTION VINTAGE AUCTIONS PULL THE CROWDS 14
BMW 8 SERIES DETAILS 17
CITROEN 2 CV FRENCH PRODUCTION CEASES 24
ELECTRIC POWER MICHELOTTI'S ELECTRIC RACER 25
FORD CROCODILE TEARS OVER PROFIT 11
FORD LASER C. CIVIC, COROLLA, EXCEL, PULSAR 110
FORD MATILDA PROJECT IT'S A BLUEBIRD AFTER ALL 10
GENEVA MOTOR SHOW DULL 20
GRICE ALLAN EVERY WHICH WAY BUT LOOSE 40
HOLDEN 48/215 C. FORD ZEPHYR, MORRIS OXFORD, PEUGEOT 203 100
HOLDEN COMMODORE VL CALAIS C. FJ 66
HOLDEN COMMODORE VN FULL DETAILS 34
HOLDEN COMMODORE VN SCOOP PHOTOS 8
HOLDEN FJ C. COMMODORE VL CALAIS 66
HONDA CIVIC C. COROLLA, EXCEL, LASER, PULSAR 110
HONDA LEGEND COUPE FULL TEST 46
HYUNDAI EXCEL C. CIVIC, COROLLA, LASER, PULSAR 110
KIT CARS ENDANGERED SPECIES? 21
LOTUS 79 TEST 128
MERCEDES BENZ RETURN TO F1? 25
MERCEDES BENZ 1927 680S TEST 134
MORRIS COOPER RETROSPECTIVE-HOT RODS IN MINATURE 162
NISSAN PROJECT MATILDA IT'S A BLUEBIRD AFTER ALL 10
NISSAN PULSAR C. CIVIC, COROLLA, EXCEL, LASER 110
PORSCHE 964 DETAILS 16
REPLICAS ENDANGERED SPECIES? 21
RETROSPECTIVE MINI COOPER 162
ROAD TESTS BLOOPERS 109
ROAD TESTS THE WAY IT WAS 104
ROVER RANGE ROVER DETAILS - NEW 17
SUPERCHARGERS EVEN MICROCARS 29
TARIFFS SLASHED 9
TOYOTA COROLLA C. CIVIC, EXCEL, LASER, PULSAR 110
TVR HOLDEN ENGINES? 9
WHEELS MAGAZINE 35 YEARS - BEST & WORST CARS 59
WHEELS MAGAZINE 35 YEARS - MILESTONES 70





1988 - June issue

 

  Detail Page No.
ALFA ROMEO 164 MAY GET 4WD 24
BMW 3 SERIES FULL DETAILS - THIRD GENERATION 18
BMW 750iL FULL TEST 36
BRISTOL 400 RETROSPECTIVE-PLUCKED FROM THE AIR 138
DRIVING THE GREAT ROADS 55
FORD FAIRMONT C. MAGNA ELITE, MAZDA 929 HARDTOP 104
FORD LASER SCOOP DETAILS 8
HOLDEN COMMODORE VL SS GROUP A HORN IN THE USA 42
LAMBORGHINI SERIOUS WITH F1 20
MAZDA 626 WAGON FULL TEST 94
MAZDA 929 HARDTOP C. MAGNA ELITE, FAIRMONT 104
MG MG-B BODIES GO ON SALE 24
MITSUBISHI MAGNA ELITE C. FORD FAIRMONT, MAXDA 929 HARDTOP 104
MITSUBISHI MAGNA TEST - ELANTE 100
RETROSPECTIVE BRISTOL 400 138
ROAD TESTS THE GREAT ROADS 55
ROADS THE GREAT ROADS 55
ROVER SOLD TO BRITISH AEROSPACE 22
STEWART JACKIE WHAT DRIVES JACKIE STEWART? - INTERVIEW 50
TRAVEL PART ONE - ROVING THE FLINDERS 116
USED CARS THE CRASH TEST 87





1988 - July issue

 

  Detail Page No.
ANDERSON BERTIL NEW MD OF VOLVO 15
AUDI 80 HATCHBACK BRIEF 19
AUDI 90 HATCHBACK BRIEF 19
AUSTIN HEALEY SPRITE RETROSPECTIVE - THE EYES HAVE IT 130
BMW Z1 TARGA DETAILS 19
BROCK PETER CUSTOMISED LADAS 12
ECCLESTONE BERNIE THE POWERBROKER - INTERVIEW 54
FERRARI F40 TEST 36
FORD CAPRI HIT BY DELAYS 11
FORD FAIRMONT GHIA C.(WAGONS) CAMRY, MAGNA, SKYLINE 76
FORD FALCON EA TNT CANCELS ORDERS 15
FORMULA RACING BERNIE ECCLESTONE - POWERBROKER 54
HOLDEN COMMODORE VN LOSES EXPORT ORDER 11
JAGUAR JAGUAR'S HOTTEST CAT 10
LADA CUSTOMISED BY BROCK 12
LADY DRIVERS ATTRACTED BY SPORTS CARS? 60
LAMBORGHINI COUNTACH QUATTROVALVOLE TEST 48
LAMBORGHINI DIABLO DETAILS 18
LOTUS ESPRIT TURBO TEST 42
MAZDA MX-6 STEERING CLEAR - 4WS SYSTEM 100
MITSUBISHI MAGNA C.(WAGONS) CAMRY, FAIRMONT, SKYLINE 76
NISSAN SKYLINE GTS-R31 GROUP A RELEASED 15
NISSAN SKYLINE SILHOUETTE GTS TEST 94
NISSAN SKYLINE C.(WAGONS) CAMRY, FAIRMONT, MAGNA 76
RETROSPECTIVE AUSTIN-HEALEY SPRITE 130
SPEEDWAY UNLICENSED TERROR 70
SPORTS CARS DO THEY ATTRACT WOMEN? 60
SUPERCHARGERS CHARGING INTO THE FUTURE 106
TOYOTA CAMRY C.(WAGONS) FAIRMONT, MAGNA, SKYLINE 76
TOYOTA CAMRY NEW V6 12
TRAVEL PART TWO - LORD OF THE FLIES 88
VOLVO BERTIL ANDERSON NEW MD 15
WHEELS MAGAZINE TOP SELLING MOTORING MONTHLY 12





1988 - August issue

 

  Detail Page No.
BMW 5 SERIES FULL TEST 70
BUYING A CAR DOING A GOOD DEAL BETTER 96
CITROEN TRACTION AVANT RETROSPECTIVE-FULL FRONTAL AUDACITY 130
COLLECTABLES MOBILE INVESTMENT 36
DRIVING MERCEDES BENZ SIMULATOR 90
FERRARI ENZO SELLS INTERESTS IN F1 TEAM 23
GRICE ALLAN LE MANS 56
HOLDEN COMMODORE VN SCOOP SPY PHOTOS 10
HONDA CIVIC WAGON TEST - 4WD 76
HYUNDAI SONATA DETAILS 15
JAGUAR LE MANS 88 56
JAGUAR XJS CONVERTIBLE TEST 84
LE MANS 1988 - THE COLOUR PURPLE 56
MERCEDES BENZ SIMULATOR 90
PERCY WIN LE MANS 56
PERKINS LARRY LE MANS 56
PORSCHE DESIGNER PORSCHE - LIFE STORY 50
PORSCHE FERDINAND DESIGNER PORSCHE - INTERVIEW 50
REDEX TRIAL REMEMBER THE ORIGINAL REDEX 102
RETROSPECTIVE CITROEN TRACTION AVANT 130
SCHUPPAN VERN LE MANS 56
TOYOTA CAMRY FULL TEST - V6 46
TOYOTA COROLLA TEST - 4WD WAGON 80
TRAVEL PART THREE - CROC COUNTRY RUN 108
WALKINSHAW TOM LE MANS 56





1988 - September issue

 

  Detail Page No.
ASTON MARTIN FIRST ALL-NEW ASTON IN 20 YEARS 20
BAGSHAW JOHN HOLDEN FRONTMAN 78
BROCK PETER SELLS HDT SV 10
CHEVROLET CORVETTE DETAILS - MODIFIED 25
FERRARI DINO RETROSPECTIVE - DINO DE HORRENDOUS 146
FERRARI TESTAROSSA TEST 96
FORD FALCON EA C. COMMODORE VN 58
FORD FALCON EA WEBB OF GENIUS 90
HARDIE FERODO BATHURST BOUNCES BACK 11
HOLDEN DANDENONG REPRIEVED 12
HOLDEN JOHN BAGSHAW - BACK TO FRONTMAN 78
HOLDEN COMMODORE VN C. FALCON EA 58
HOLDEN COMMODORE VN DEVELOPMENT 48
HOLDEN COMMODORE VN TECHNICAL DETAILS 66
HOLDEN COMMODORE VN TEST - WAGON 64
HOLDEN COMMODORE VN TEST 36
HONDA PRELUDE LONG TERM TEST - 5000 KMS 120
IMPORTS IMPORTING A BARGAIN 122
JAGUAR NEW DESIGN CENTRE 24
JOHNSON DICK TAKES ON THE WORLD 14
LAMBORGHINI JALPA TEST 112
LOTUS ELAN FIRST SCOOP DETAILS 21
PHILLIP ISLAND REDESIGNED 12
PORSCHE KREMER 930 TURBO TEST 104
RENAULT R19 DETAILS 22
REPLICAS MG TD RE-BIRTH OF THE TD 2000 14
RETROSPECTIVE FERRARI DINO 146
SARICH RALPH IN ORBIT AT LAST? 84
WEBB MICK WEBB OF GENIUS - PROFILE 90





1988 - October issue

 

  Detail Page No.
ALFA ROMEO 161 DETAILS 20
AUSTRALIA 1992 COUNTDOWN - THE BUTTON PLAN 116
BATTERIES FLAT BATTERY SYNDROME 19
BMW DROPS V8 PROGRAM 24
BRABHAM GEOFF GETS FISA SUPER LICENCE 20
BROCK PETER WHAT'S HDT ORGANISATION WORTH? 13
FERRARI ENZO IS DEAD 74
FERRARI ENZO OBITUARY 14
FERRARI ENZO THE FERRARI STORY 74
FIAT 500 RETROSPECTIVE - MICKEY MOUSE MINI 138
FORD THE 1992 PLAN 116
FORD FALCON EA C. COMMODORE VN 36
HOLDEN THE 1992 PLAN 116
HOLDEN COMMODORE VN C. FALCON EA 36
HOLDEN COMMODORE VN EXTENDED TEST 98
HOLDEN HSV ASTRA DETAILS 12
HONDA PRELUDE 4WS C. CELICA, MAZDA MX-6 TURBO, SUBARU VORTEX 80
ITALY SPEED LIMIT LOPPED 24
LADA SAMARA TEST 94
LAMBORGHINI CHRYSLER HEAVY HAND RESTYLES 18
LAMBORGHINI DIABLO DESIGNED BY CHRYSLER 21
MAZDA MX-6 TURBO C. PRELUDE, VORTEX, CELICA 80
MITSUBISHI THE 1992 PLAN 116
MITSUBISHI LANCER TEST - SE 106
MITSUBISHI PAJERO V6 SUPERWAGON TEST 112
NISSAN THE 1992 PLAN 116
NISSAN SILVIA DETAILS - 2+2 24
PEUGEOT 405 TEST 56
PORSCHE 911 DETAILS - TWIN TURBO 19
RETROSPECTIVE FIAT 500 138
SPEED LIMITS ITALIAN LIMIT LOPPED 24
SUBARU VORTEX C. CELICA, MAZDA MX-6 TURBO, PRELUDE 80
TOOHEY'S 1000 PREVIEW - THE BATTLE FOR BATHURST 60
TOYOTA THE 1992 PLAN 116
TOYOTA CELICA SX C. MAZDA MX-6 TURBO, PRELUDE, VORTEX 80
TOYOTA CRESSIDA DETAILS - NEW 13





1988 - November issue

 

  Detail Page No.
ALLAM JEFF BATHURST 96
AUDI POWER STRUGGLE 36
BARTLETT KEVIN BATHURST 96
BMW POWER STRUGGLE 36
BMW 320i CONVERTIBLE C. SAAB 900 CONVERTIBLE 78
BOND COLIN BATHURST 96
BROCK PETER BATHURST 96
FORD FAIRLANE NA TEST 52
FURY GEORGE BATHURST 96
GRICE ALLAN BATHURST 96
HOLDEN COMMODORE VN SV3800 TEST 90
HULME DENNY BATHURST 96
JAGUAR POWER STRUGGLE 36
JAPAN THE SECOND COMING 44
JOHNSON DICK BATHURST 96
JOHNSON DICK BATHURST 96
JONES ALAN BATHURST 96
LONGHURST TONY BATHURST 96
LUXURY JAPAN'S SECOND COMING 44
MANUFACTURING JAPAN'S SECOND COMING 44
McLAREN THE PERFECT PACKAGE 106
MERCEDES BENZ POWER STRUGGLE 36
MOFFAT ALLAN BATHURST 96
NIEDZWIEDZ KLAUS BATHURST 96
NISSAN CEFIRO DETAILS 20
NISSAN SKYLINE DETAILS - UPDATED 14
OPEL VECTRA DETAILS 23
PERKINS LARRY BATHURST 96
PORSCHE POWER STRUGGLE 36
POWER RACE BLITZKRIEG 36
RENAULT MEGANE BRIEF 23
RETROSPECTIVE '49 RILEY ROADSTER 130
RILEY 2.5 ROADSTER RETROSPECTIVE - THREE TON TOURING 130
SAAB 900 CONVERTIBLE C. BMW 320i CONVERTIBLE 78
SARICH RALPH MAY GET GRANT 11
SENNA AYRTON MAGNIFICENT OBSESSION - INTERVIEW 58
TOOHEY'S 1000 WHAT NONE OF THE REST COULD DO 96
TOYOTA SUPRA TURBO TEST 70
VOLKSWAGEN CORRADO FULL DETAILS 18
WALKINSHAW TOM BATHURST 96





1988 - December issue

  Detail Page No.
ALBORETO MICHELE AUSTRALIAN GP 116
ASTON MARTIN VIRAGE FULL DETAILS 24
AUSTRALIA TOP TEN 34
AUSTRALIAN GP LAST TEMPTATION OF PROST 116
BMW 525i C. MERCEDES BENZ 260E 78
BMW Z1 ROADSTER FULL TEST 19
BROCK PETER HDT SPECIAL VEHICLES LIQUIDATED 11
CITROEN ACTIVA PARIS MOTOR SHOW 97
CONCEPT CARS ZENDER VISION 3 62
DONKER VOORT PARIS MOTOR SHOW 99
FORD CAPRI COSTLY DELAY 12
FORD FALCON SVO C. COMMODORE SV3800 54
GARDNER FRANK BEHIND THE UP-FRONT FRANK - INTERVIEW 68
HOLDEN COMMODORE SV3800 C. FALCON SVO 54
ISSIGONIS ALEC DIES 20
JAGUAR XJ220 DETAILS 10
LAMBORGHINI MORALE AT NEW LOW 20
LEXUS SCOOP 18
MANSELL NIGEL AUSTRALIAN GP 116
MERCEDES BENZ 260E C. BMW 525i 78
OPEL VECTRA PARIS MOTOR SHOW - 4WD 101
PARIS MOTOR SHOW FRENCH HORN 97
PEUGEOT OXIA PARIS MOTOR SHOW 98
PIQUET NELSON AUSTRALIAN GP 116
PORSCHE RECONSIDER FOUR-DOOR OPTION 20
PROST ALAIN AUSTRALIAN GP 116
RENAULT MEGANE PARIS MOTOR SHOW 100
RETROSPECTIVE FRANK MATICH 146
SENNA AYRTON AUSTRALIAN GP 116
TOYOTA CRESSIDA GLXi FULL TEST 106
VOLKSWAGEN CORRADO PARIS MOTOR SHOW 99
VOLVO 440 PARIS MOTOR SHOW 99
ZENDER VISION 3 CONCEPT CAR TEST 62