Holden vs Ford: The Cars, the Culture, the Competition

Author(s): Steve Bedwell


Holden versus Ford, Ford versus Holden, Red versus Blue, Blue versus Red, even the order in which you say these two precious words marks you for life as to which side of the white line you drive on. Going straight to the heart of what it means to be Australian, this book is a must-have addition to any Ford or Holden lover's bookshelf. Loyalty, faith, competition, love - is expressed through two brands of motor car. Never before has this nation-dividing topic been faced head on, and written about in such a detailed and humorous way. Some highlights include: comprehensive history of Ford and Holden research and development in Australia; extensive lists of all the Ford and Holden models released since the beginning of the twentieth century; the panel van craze that rocked the nation during the 1970s; the Great Race at Philip Island, Mt Panorama and the glory days of Ford versus Holden racing victories; a compendium of facts and trivia of all things Holden and Ford; and, falling in love with a car of your dreams. With over 200 photographs and great design! This is a full-throttle car book and the perfect Father's Day gift book.


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Steve Bedwell is a comedy writer, television host, a radio personality, author, producer, ARIA nominated recording artist, and comedian. Currently regular panelist on talk back radio at 3AW. Steve is also a regular opinion panelist on Channel 7's Sunrise program. He has written for the Herald Sun, the Sydney Morning Herald, and many others. He is the author of 1992 Suburban Icons: A Celebration Of The Everyday and Vizard Uncut.

General Fields

  • : 9781921295171
  • : Rockpool Publishing
  • : Rockpool Publishing
  • : 0.798
  • : April 2009
  • : 230mm X 230mm X 15mm
  • : Australia
  • : August 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Steve Bedwell
  • : Paperback
  • : 9-Aug
  • : English
  • : 629.22
  • : 224
  • : 200+ colour & b/w photos