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Retro: 1953 Porsche 550 Spyder

It claimed the life of an acting Giant, but this lightweight’s racing success was relentless

Retro: 1969 Ferrari Dino

Enzo's first-born was the inspiration behind Ferrari's agile, mid-engined gem

Retro: 1931 Auburn Speedster - From a rose-tinted time

American car maker Auburn delivered some brief flashes of brilliance

Retro: 1953 Holden FJ - Fundamental as anything

The FJ Holden was nothing too sophisticated, which was just the way Aussies liked it

Retro: 1957 Volkswagen Beetle - Volk Hero

From a regime’s tool to globally adored icon, the Beetle has had a storied past

Retro Review: 1962 Toyota Tiara review

Japan's automobiles are getting better and better each year. The Toyopet Tiara is one of the brightest to date and has many original, well-conce...

Retro: 1984 Peugeot 205 Turbo 16 - Forest Thump

A Pug-nacious homologation special that ruled rallying in the mid-'80s

Retro Review: 1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK-GTR

A road car in name and little else. The CLK-GTR was arguably the most extreme racing homologation example ever. Read Robbo’s take straight from...

Retro: 1965 Bizzarrini 5300 GT

A stunning gran turismo built by former Ferrari chief experimental engineer whose masterpiece was none other than the 250 GTO

Retro: 1958 Aston Martin DB4 - Stiff upper brit

Beautiful yet brawny Aston was the unlikely holder of a production car record

Retro Review: 1978 Holden VB Commodore review

Our very first road test of the very first Commodore

Retro review: 1999 Honda S2000 – Plain Sailing

Few cars have aged as gracefully as the S2000, Wheels flicks back through the archives to bring you our thoughts on the then-new Honda

Retro Review: 1960 Ford XK Falcon - The Falcon Swoops

1960 - the year the Reserve bank was created, the West Indies and Australia had their first ever test match tie, and Wheels reviewed the first F...

Classic Wheels: 1951 Jaguar C-Type review

Thoroughly modern Michael Stahl discovers the pleasure of conducting a classic racing Jaguar worth more than $10 million

Retro: 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K - Silver Arrow Special

Owned by actors, royalty, a Nazi general... and Bernie Ecclestone; the Mercedes-Benz 540K was a shining beacon of beauty and luxury for its time.