I bought this 1972 Holden Monaro in 1995 as a two-owner car that had been modified extensively since it was new. This car has an interesting history as it was bought from Manthel Motors in Lower Hutt where my Dad worked at the time! That´s not too far from where it is now. It still has the Manthel Motors sticker on the back window from new.
Ol' Blu (SLO57)
My stock 1957 Chevrolet is a 4-door 210 sedan which was imported to New Zealand from California in May 2005. The mighty 235 cu. in. Blue Flame Six motor was still there after over 50 years. Ol’ Bluey has the one piece bumpers unique to Southern California cars and features the original colours that match the factory trim tag - India Ivory over Larkspur Blue.
The Car With No Name
My 1957 Chevrolet Belair was imported into New Zealand as a new car in 1957 as a right-hand drive company car for an executive of the NZ Tobacco Company. By the time I got her in 1986, she had passed through 36 owners! The supercharged small-block Chev V8 is going to morph into a mighty blown big-block. The rest of her is on rebuild number three...