Classic Wheels

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Archive: Citroen Cactus vs FIAT 500X vs Mini Clubman vs Suzuki Vitara

These four affordable and crazy little critters certainly push the design envelope, but which weirdo is most wonderful?

Archive: FPV GT-P vs Mad Max Interceptor

Three decades after Mad Max brought the blown Falcon to the big screen, we strap into FPV’s supercharged V8 GT for an 1150km maxxed-out mission...

Archive: 2012 FPV GT R-Spec vs Chrysler 300 SRT8 vs HSV Clubsport R8

They each pack enough firepower to shred the treads, but only one can truly lay claim to being Australia’s fastest car.

1967 De Tomaso Mangusta

Argentina meets Italy meets America. What could possibly go wrong?

Archive: Mark Webber spearheads Porsche’s return to Le Mans

With Mark Webber announcing he will be hanging up his helmet at the end of 2016, go back to when we tagged along to his return to Le Mans as a f...

Archive: 2011 Ford Territory v BMW X5 comparison review

We’ve been out here to Cameron Corner before, but never in an Aussie-built diesel SUV … let alone one with the ability to stand comparison with...

Archive: 2012 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG v Oxley Highway

An epic car deserves an equally sensational road, so Bill Thomas introduces AMG’s SLS Roadster to the best bit of bendy bitumen inland of the NS...

1978 Ford XC Falcon Cobra

Necessity was the mother of Ford’s invention, and a nice little earner.

Ronnie Peterson F1 death scandal remembered

“No one knows quite how he does it but it’s true they say he’s the master of going faster”.

Classic Wheels: Ronnie Peterson F1 death scandal

Ronnie Peterson’s death at the 1978 Italian Grand Prix shocked the F1 world – and scandalised the way F1 handled the medical treatment of drivers.

Archive: Peter Brock's Bathurst win at Mt Panorama

In a Wheels exclusive Brocky provided a first-person account about how he claimed his fourth Hardie-Ferodo 1000 victory at Mt Panorama

Archive: Godzilla Skyline GT-R at 1992 Bathurst 1000

An emotional Jim Richards once told the Bathurst crowd: “You're a pack of arseholes!” Here’s Wheels’ account of what led up to that infamous 199...

1960 Ford Falcon vs Holden FB: How they compared

Nothing in the saga of Australian cars and car magazines approaches Ford versus Holden, blue versus red for longevity, significance or volume.

Classic Wheels: Ford Falcon v Holden FB comparison

The question on everyone’s mind when the Ford Falcon was born in 1960 was: Is it better than the FB Holden?

1964 Porsche 911

An iconic design that has endured more than half a century