We all know show cars are a lot of work. Luke Curd can confirm this fact as he’s owned a couple in his time, including this fine piece of artwork you see here. His first show car was a completed project of the same model that he had bought from a friend. It was nice and all but Luke wanted a show car that was packed full of his own influences. It had to be another wagon because Luke liked the size of the automotive canvas and to him; nothing looks tougher than a modified wagon. He browsed the internet for a few weeks before finding this one which had a good body and was running right. Happy as can be, Luke traded his dollars and began planning.
More than two thousand people flooded into the football grounds to view the large array of custom cars in the show and shine, the sound off and the dyno. There was something for everyone; the kids had a jumping castle to keep them happy while mum and dad reminisced about old cars from their childhoods. Pics by Blake Williamson.
The HK is the very beginning of the legend that is the Aussie Monaro. Its classic lines inspired many people across the country and beyond and sparked a racing legend that still holds true today. A fair few of these cars were produced and sold as were their later brothers, the HT and the HG. Paul Brush owned a HG back in the nineties and it was a show stopper and cover car for quite a few magazines. Its name was Mystic Pearl but it was regrettably sold to pay some debts. Ever since then, Paul has wanted another classic and with the re-release of the Monaro in the early 2000s, Paul tried to fill that gap with a late model substitute. But nothing beats a classic and after the birth of his son Darian in 2008 Paul and his family were in the right position to get back that classic.