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Feature Car: Kurt Davis’ Holden GTS Monaro


04 Nov

Issue 16 of Gasoline magazine just hit newsstands country wide and features our photo shoot and feature story on Kurt Davis’ Holden GTS Monaro on the front cover. The result of an eight-year rebuild, the coupe is immaculate and runs a stout 307ci small-block Chev’, although Kurt tells us that everything is 100-percent reversible to stock.

Find out what else Kurt says about the rebuild on his Platinum silver GTS in the latest issue of Gasoline, on sale everywhere now.

CLICK HERE or on the thumbnails below to view and download six FREE desktop wallpaper images of the Monaro! Photography fans will find our EXIF data on each image as well as our lighting information. Enjoy!

Kurt Davis' Holden GTS Monaro

Kurt Davis' Holden GTS Monaro     Kurt Davis' Holden GTS Monaro

Kurt Davis' Holden GTS Monaro

Image Gallery: 127 Images from MotorEx 2010 in Sydney


26 Jul

MotorEx 2010 in SydneyMotorEx has long been one of the biggest and most impressive indoor car shows in Australia. Sadly though, the shine had worn off the event in recent years due in part to the influence of both the former owner and the hotrod club that controlled much of what went on and how the event was laid out. Thankfully that all changed last year when MotorActive bought the show – lock, stock and barrel.

MotorActive is owned by Bruce Morrison and distributes a number of high profile product lines in Australia; including Meguiar’s, House of Kolor automotive finishes and Liqui-Moly. For years, Meguiar’s had been naming-rights sponsors of the MotorEx. So it made sense that MotorActive should take it on. With Owen Webb – one of the country’s top elite show car judges – taking the reins of the show, it returned this year with a renewed vigour and vitality that it’d been long lacking.

Walking into the expansive dome, the quality of the vehicles – as well as the quantity – was immediately apparent. For a few years past, most of the main action took place only in the front of the venue, with the rear halls consisting pretty boring car club displays of restored and classic cars. While there was always a smattering of modified cars ‘out back’, the quality drop was like falling off a cliff as you walked out of the main dome area. Not so in 2010!

This year, the quality from the front to the back of the full-sized venue was excellent with all makes and models well represented. Whether you were into the rods, muscle cars, late-model muscle, bikes and choppers or high-tech Jap’ stuff – MotorEx had you covered with some of the best examples in the country on display.

Owen Webb did an amazing job of pulling all the cars to the event and being the show’s big anniversary, organised for all past winners of the show to come back and compete against one another again. It was truly a spectacle to behold and the punters lapped it up.

So, without any more rambling; check out our 127-image gallery from MotorEx 2010. All images are 1000-pixels wide and you can click on the thumbnails to see some of our favourites at full size – or CLICK HERE to visit the full gallery.

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MotorEx 2010 in Sydney MotorEx 2010 in Sydney
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View the entire MotorEx 2010 Image Gallery