For most enthusiasts the legendary A9X remains the ultimate Torana and arguably GM-H’s finest muscle car, a homologation weapon that kept Holden at the top of the game in one of the greatest eras of touring car racing. One serious enthusiast just splashed out $275k for a piece of nostalgia.
The Tax Office has now confirmed that the luxury car tax threshold for the financial year 2018-19 will increase slightly to $66,331 (up from $65,094).
The HT 350 was the last real Bathurst homologation Monaro built by Holden and as such, has always been sought after by collectors. In manual guise, the 350 was a real rocket-ship, with a 10.25:1 compression ratio and 300 bhp on tap making this the most potent Holden yet. And now the prices people are prepared to pay for powerful nostalgia are just as potent.
Homegrown power cars are now attracting potent prices. Read how nostalgia and scarcity have combined to create a thriving market for collectable cars.