Magnus Walker and the Tartan Outlaws hit Aberdeen

The story of how Magnus Walker rose from a Sheffield dole queue and a bleak future in Thatcher-era England to become a leading figure of the LA rock music scene, and then one of the world’s most prolific Porsche collectors and modifiers, is one that has been told in various parts…

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STi swapped Subaru – The Slow Wagon

KANMANTOO , SOUTH AUSTRALIA.                  PHOTOS: ANDREW COLES.                   WORDS: ANDREW COLES. Product planners. No one, not even health and safety people, have been greater buzzkills to conversation of mythical car invention over the years. Coming in…

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Targa Tasmania 2017

TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA.               PHOTOS: COLABORATIVE.                WORDS: ANDREW COLES        Eight left, 400. As the call was made signifying a sufficient straight after the upcoming corner to properly stretch the legs of the lusty inline six and allow those…

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Cars & Coffee Unley – May 2017

UNLEY, SOUTH AUSTRALIA.           PHOTOS: LUKE JAKSA.                   WORDS: ANDREW COLES The sun was shining bright for another edition of Cars & Coffee Unley, located just outside of the CBD area in Adelaide, South Australia. With the renovations…

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RAA Southern Rally 2017 – SARC Round One

The South Australian Rally Championship made a fine return for the 2017 season by holding its first round at what is arguably the most spectacular stop of the championship – the RAA Southern Rally, held recently across the state’s rugged Fleurieu Peninsula region. With around 120 competitive kilometres split across a…

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2017 – How is it April already?

I’m really not sure whether it’s due to some sort of clever irony, or simply just a common lack of discipline, but things have been a little bit quiet around Any Given Reason for the last few months. The reality of my life around cars this year has been anything…

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The Aston Martin Vulcan

The rulebook is the lifetime bane of any race car designer, and it’s a sure bet that millions of engineers out there spend their quiet moments dreaming about what might be possible if they just had their chance. And none more so than in international GT3 racing, where rules are…

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Scenes from the All British Day

It’s no wonder, given our heritage as the colony of Australia, that the All British Day is one of the biggest and longest running car shows in Adelaide. Old Blighty is where our automotive heritage first came from; a large settler population that were finding their post-war feet right as…

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