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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.

Mazda Rotary Turns 50 – Cosmo 110S

50 years after the arrival of the first rotary-engined Mazda, we celebrate the car that kicked off the company’s fascination with spinning trian...

Retro: 1989 Mazda NA MX-5 - Roofless for the people

Mazda’s iconic roadster brought driving joy to the masses yearning to breathe free

Retro: Mirella 230TS - A dream car come true

Stunning, truly sensational and totally unreal, except that it's registered, locally designed and built, the Mirella could have come from an Ita...

Retro: Tatra T700 - The Bouncing Czech

Luxury- East European-style. BOB HALL catches up with the Tatra, an intriguing 20-a-year oddity

Retro: The first Ford V-8 Coupe

While the Model T is Hendry Ford's most famed creation, the 1932 Coupe was not only Ford's first V8, but arguably the world's first affordable V8.

2005 Bugatti Veyron first drive

Before the Bugatti Chiron, there was the no-expense-spared Bugatti Veyron. Wheels went all the way to Sicily to experience it

Archive: Holden SS Group A versus HDT Brock Group Three Comparison Review

Holden’s new kid on the block is challenging Peter brock’s title as muscle car champion. Peter Robinson gets between the two contenders for the...

Retro: McLaren F1 - The Mac Daddy

It redefined the modern supercar…and how much customers would pay for it.

Retro: 1969 Bolwell Nagari – The art of glass

Aussie sportster inspired by Lotus was a decent bit of kit

Archive: BMW M Coupe v Porsche 911 comparison review

Love it or loathe it, the no-compromise M Coupe is a radical performer. As Peter Robinson discovers, its overt charm stacks up well against its...

Gilles Villeneuve: The racer's racer

Motorsport lost a legend in 1982. Twenty years on, Gilles Villeneuve is remembered at the track where he achieved immortality.