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.


 

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.


 

Having bid farewell to the VW Beetle a few years ago in Australia, Volkswagen has announced it is ending worldwide production of its iconic Beetle after seven decades on the market, with the last love bug to roll off the line from the company's factory in the state of Puebla, Mexico, in July 2019.
With such linage, will Beetle enthusiasts be granted a spiritual successor to electrify coming generations?
Will it re-emerge as an electric Love Bug?
Based on history, never say never.

The Nagari was a bona fide Aussie attempt at a supercar and one of very few that made it from fertile suburban imagination to 3D reality.