Not just Holdens, Fords and Chryslers; also covered here are Australian cars built by BMC, Leyland, Hartnett, Vauxhall, Mitsubishi, VW, Standard-Triumph, Rootes, Datsun, Toyota, Ascort, Bolwell, Buckle, Lightburn, Elfin, Purvis, Ilinga, Toohey, Gvang, and many more. Paul Nieuwenhuis is a director of the Centre for Automotive Industry Research at Cardiff Business School at Cardiff University in Wales, and in this capacity he has had dealings with car companies and governments around the world, including Australia. He first became aware of Australian cars through Dinky’s Holden EJ model of the 1960s and later through the London-Sydney Marathon, in which DAFs participated (see Auto Review 60 DAF Cars). Paul also lived in Australia during a key period in Australian automotive history in the early 1970s when Holden, Ford and Chrysler produced some of their most iconic cars, and Leyland launched its ill-fated P76. Paul learned to drive in Sydney, where his first car was an EH Holden Special Sedan, which he upgraded with a 186ci engine, making it into a real Q-car, to the surprise of many drivers of the new HQ at the lights. His dad had an HG Premier as a company car at the time, and Paul also had the opportunity to drive several other local cars, including an HQ Kingswood and a Monaro GTS 350. During more recent visits he was able to sample 21st century Australian offerings of Holden, Ford and Toyota. Paul’s interest in Australian cars is further illustrated by his large collection of scale models of Holdens, Falcons, Valiants and a few P76s. Paul is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers.
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As well as accepting sterling cheques we accept Euro cheques (over 50 euros) and US$ cheques (over 50 dollars).
The postage charges for non members are:
Order Value: £0.00 - £19.99UK: £2.95
Rest of the World: £6.45
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Rest of the World: £6.95
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We can ship to virtually any address in the world. Note that there are restrictions on some products, and some products cannot be shipped to international destinations. Please click here to learn more about our international postage.
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. We'll also pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).
If you need to return an item, please contact our customer services team on 023 8024 8850