Motoring

1920 Indian Scout movie bike

Information from: Southland Motorcycle Club member and Burt Munro Challenge beach race organiser Stephen Winteringham Motorcycle: Burt Munro-modified 1920 Indian Scout movie bike Engine: Combination of Indian and hand-built motor parts Colour: Steel – aged by salt...

Life members for sports car club

TWO life memberships were awarded at the Southland Sports Car Club annual meeting last week. After a long involvement with the club, spanning about 120 years combined, Barry Keen and York Wills were made life...

1967 XR Ford Falcon

Vehicle: 1967 XR Ford Falcon Engine: 347 Windsor Colour: Dark green Transmission: Four-speed top-loader; nine-inch differential Name: Mark Wilson From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? Twenty-four years ago. Because it was bad. What is the vehicle's history? "The...

Cameron Morison takes club championship

Cameron Morison took out the top prize at the Southland Sports Car Club's (SSCC) end-of-season prizegiving at Teretonga Park on Monday, July 3, winning the SSCC Champions Trophy. Morison, already a two-time National Clubsport Champion,...

1971 XY Falcon

Vehicle: 1971 XY Falcon Engine: 302 Cleveland Transmission: C4 Colour: Pink and purple Name: Lana Padget From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? I purchased it in January 2016. I bought it to totally strip it down and...

Motorbike parade for 50th

IT'S less than three months until two days of celebrations to mark the 50th anniversary of Burt Munro's epic Bonneville world land-speed record. On August 26, 1967, Munro, aged 68 and riding a 47-year-old Indian...

2017 Aussie Crawl

Southland Holden Enthusiasts Club president Dean Cousins said 205 people, with 53 cars, registered for the 2017 Aussie Crawl, which left from Queens Park Feldwick Gates, in Invercargill, on Saturday, June 17. Participants in the...

2003 Toyota Verossa

Vehicle: 2003 Toyota Verossa Engine: 2.5 twin cam Transmission: Four-speed Colour: Pearl white with silver roof Name: Alan Hunter From: Invercargill When and why did you buy it? I bought it in 2014 because it was a Lexus type. It...

2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter

Vehicle: 2015 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Engine: V8 Transmission: Auto Colour: Yellow and green Comments from: St John paramedic Matt Schultz From: Invercargill Who was it bought from? Mercedes NZ. The body was fabricated at Action Motor Bodies in Hamilton What is the vehicle's...

Star performance from rally team

SOUTHLAND born-and-bred rally driver David Holder and co-driver Jason Farmer, of Huntly, have received their trophies for winning last year's New Zealand Rally Championship (NZRC). They were named NZRC Gold Star Champions for 2016 at...
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