Brabham BT62 supercar tips the scales at 1600kg … of downforce. Here’s how
Adelaide-based hypercar constructor, Brabham Automotive, has published a range of fascinating technical details on the aero credentials of its first car, the track-ready BT62.
Offered as a self-described “diversion” from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Brabham’s engineers have described a selection of the BT62’s impressive aerodynamic capabilities.
Holden pays tribute to 69 years of Australian vehicle manufacturing
Holden has paid tribute to its local manufacturing history, as the Elizabeth Plant in South Australia closes its doors for good.
The final Commodore – a VF II SS V Redline – rolled off the production line at 10:45 this morning, ending 69 years worth of locally-built GM products for the Australian market.
Speaking about Elizabeth, South Australia, Holden executive director of manufacturing, Richard Phillips, said the it was an “honour” to work with the plant staff.
New vehicle sales grew 1.8 per cent in August over the same month last year, to 96,662 units. It's the fourth consecutive month of record sales and the highest August outcome ever.
Growth in light commercial vehicle sales of 16.7 per cent, and SUVs by 4.7 per cent, offset a decline of 8.2 per cent in passenger cars. One-in-five new vehicles purchased last month was a van, bus or ute.