TITLE

Wheels vault: December

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Wheels;Dec2005, p160
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on several issues related to the automobile industry in Australia that were featured in "Wheels" from December 1955 to 1995. Several automobile advertisements were published by the periodical in 1956. The Holden VT Commodore automobile is one of the cars that were tested in 1995. Former television motoring guru Peter Wherrett had tried to create a movie script about adventurer Francis Birtles.
ACCESSION #
19226381

 

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