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Paul Newman: Movie star, racing driver

Paul Newman, known and loved as a talented movie star, was also a seriously good racing driver. We pay homage to his successful career in motors...

1988 Holden Commodore SL road trip remembered

Road trips are soul food for the Wheels reader, essential to demonstrating the joy of a long drive by car. Nobody better captured the spirit of...

Archive: R-Rated; Holden’s HSV GTS-R

Mike McCarthy drives the [then] ultimate Holden; HSV’s 1996 GTS-R

1985 HDT Director: Driving velvet thunder

Is the Brock-developed Calais Director as good as everyone hoped it would be? Peter Robinson reports it's even better.

1988 Holden Commodore SL: from Sydney to Adelaide

Before the days of cheap airfares, there was the great Aussie road trip. Expat Aussie Steve Cropley relives his in a Holden Commodore SL.

1955 Citroen DS

Regarded by many as simply the most beautiful car ever made, the 1955 Citroen DS floated above others by advancing technology, packaging and pe...

Paul Newman's motorsport legacy revisited

The Hollywood icon-cum-racing driver was still racing Ford Mustangs in anger at 70.

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X review

The 10th incarnation of the iconic Mitsubishi Lancer Evo is pitted against the company’s demanding proving ground road loop … with no prisoners...

Archive: 2008 Mazda RX-8 vs 1979 Mazda RX-7 review

Tacho needles see red as we mark the end of an iconic engine with a rev through Mazda’s rotary history.

1964 Mercedes-Benz 600 Grosser

The Mercedes-Benz 600 Grosser is an enormous German luxury limousine that became a favourite of rock stars, movie stars – and rebels alike.

Wayne Boatwright: Isuzu Team D-Max precision driving team

Running Australia’s oldest stunt team is still a major attraction for Wayne Boatwright of the Isuzu Team D-Max precision driving team.

1960 Ferrari 250 California

We revisit a track-ready Italian convertible that set Hollywood alight. Introducing the Ferrari 250 California with a ripsnorting V12 and 270km/...

Archive: 2008 HSV W427 revealed

HSV’s 427 weapon lives again – but this time you’ll actually be able to buy one. Prepare for a fundamental shift in the performance playing field…

2013 BMW 1M Coupe unleashed in the Hunter Valley

This one-time cattle-rustling route, Putty Road in the Hunter Valley, delivers the sort of driving mix that demands you harden up.

2013 Audi R8: From Melbourne to Sydney

Interstate removalist vehicles don’t come more unlikely than the 404kW Audi R8 V10 Plus.