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Cavallino Cars and Coffee – Part Two – 2 November 2014

Cavallino Cars and Coffee – Part Two – 2 November 2014

Part 2 of our coverage from November’s C&C is finally here, just in time for this weekend’s end of year event! Parked inconspicuously behind a truck was this stunning 246 GT Dino – you can’t hide from us! AM V8 Vantage. We’re long time fans of Techno Violet! Godzilla and […]

BMW i8 and Porsche Cayman GTS – 23 October 2014

BMW i8 and Porsche Cayman GTS – 23 October 2014

A journo friend had BMW’s new i8 hybrid sportscar for the evening so brought it out for the AF crew to have a looksee. I managed to snap a few photos while we were all gawking at the “concept car for the road” looks! I’ve been in a few attention grabbing […]

Cavallino Cars and Coffee – Part One – 2 November 2014

Cavallino Cars and Coffee – Part One – 2 November 2014

Following a scorching 37-degree day in Sydney, we were met with a beautiful, sunny spring morning of mid-20s and not a cloud in the sky. Arriving a little late to proceedings, at 8:15am some cars were leaving but more came to replace the early birds with the crowd building until […]

Hand Built Classic – Ford GT40

Hand Built Classic – Ford GT40

Special guest contributor, Matt Bolton, brings us his account and photographs of his friend, Jim Cowden’s, hand-built Ford GT40 replica which he has seen develop over the last decade. Over to Matt. It’s a noise that sucks you in, it’s addictive, that rare combination of induction and exhaust fed by […]

Renaultsport Night Shoot

Renaultsport Night Shoot

Having had the Clio 200T for over 9 months, I had been meaning to get some decent photos of it. This coincided with a spare evening and a chance phone call with Anthony who told me he’d just washed his Megane 250 that morning. At dinner we brainstormed locations and […]

Cavallino Cars and Coffee – Part Two – 5 October 2014

Cavallino Cars and Coffee – Part Two – 5 October 2014

Continuing on with our coverage of Sydney Automobile Club’s C&C (just in time for this weekend’s event!), this Porsche 356 rocking green-Ps This ’67 Mustang Fastback was just one of a multitude of classic American muscle on display A ‘big’ original Fiat 500 The Lancia 037 was being drooled over […]

Cavallino Cars and Coffee – Part One – 5 October 2014

Cavallino Cars and Coffee – Part One – 5 October 2014

A perfect weather forecast, and the October long weekend, combined to create the biggest Sydney Automobile Club’s Cars and Coffee event to date at Cavallino Ristorante in Terrey Hills this past Sunday. We again attended in the Lotus 340R and, although not officially starting until 8am, we arrived shortly after 7 […]

OzRenaultsport Drive Day – 20 July 2014

OzRenaultsport Drive Day – 20 July 2014

With five months between drinks, the Sydney OzRenaultsport contingent were eagre for a social drive day and a huge number signed up online to take part. I met with the inner west crew at the usual meeting spot, before making tracks for the official meet up at the Loftus Oval […]

Cavallino Cars and Coffee – 7 September 2014

Cavallino Cars and Coffee – 7 September 2014

A miserable, wet weekend didn’t deter the crowds as the Cavallino Cars and Coffee juggernaut celebrated Fathers’ Day in style. There was freshly brewed coffee and a delicious selection of baked treats and cars alike, with something for every taste. Yours truly made the bold decision to persevere with the […]

Cars and Coffee – 3 August 2014

Cars and Coffee – 3 August 2014

It had been two months since our last attendance at Sydney Automobile Club’s Cars and Coffee at Cavallino, Terrey Hills and we’d heard that the crowds were still growing at each event! Rising early and leaving home in what we thought was good time, we arrived at 7:45am, 15 minutes before […]