THIS morning on the Street Machine Facebook page, we asked for folks to post up their Aussie-built cars. We got a bumper crop - closing in on 2000 of them - so we thought we'd do an unofficial awards ceremony for our favourite submissions, just for fun. Enjoy!
BEST GARDEN ART & BLUE HEELER COMBO
BEST EARLY TORANA ON B45 SIMMONS
TOUGHEST DODGE PHOENIX
BEST HR HOLDEN SURF MACHINE
BEST USE OF CORRUGATED IRON
BEST CANINE PHOTO BOMB
BEST TUNNEL-RAMMED STATO
PROUDEST PUP IN A VALIANT WAGON
COOLEST DAD AND V8 EH HOLDEN COMBINATION
BEST STIRLING MOSS EDITION VALIANT
PROUDEST S-SERIES VALIANT OWNER
BEST COMMODORE UTE CARRYING A GIANT INFLATABLE RHINO
COOLEST AUSSIE CUSTOM
TOUGHEST XB COUPE BLOCKING A BRIDGE
BEST VN CALAIS BURNOUT
BEST VALIANT WAGON DRIFT SESSION
SEXIEST VALIANT HARDTOP
BEST UTE & ULURU COMBO
BEST AU FALCON
BEST USE OF THE BIG MANGO
BEST LATE MODEL WILD CUSTOM
GREEN IS NICE AWARD
TOUGHEST FORD LANDAU (tough choice!)
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Street Machine is the bible of Aussie modified auto culture, celebrating wild muscle cars, customs and hot rods – and the incredible humans who create them.
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