A Life In Cars

The life story of Dickie Sutherland

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Triumph

Triumph TR8 Convertible

The TR8 allowed me to combine my interest in ‘pulling things apart’, restoration and rebuilding, and my dream of owning a car for pure V8 driving pleasure.

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Mitsubishi

Nanna Zacher’s Sigma

In 1999 Carolyn’s mother, Valma, had reached an age when she no longer wished to drive and she decided to gift her 1985 Mitsubishi Sigma to my son, Nicholas.

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Triumph

Triumph TR7 Coupe

For a brief period, Nicholas and I enjoyed a father and son project car. This was an opportunity for both of us to have a Triumph!

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Triumph

Triumph TR4A

Triumph TR4A a sports car ahead of the time. An excitement machine, Italian lines, Britsh pucker, for all time.

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Adelaide Alive Going All the Way Grand Prix

Adelaide Alive Fomula 1 11 years, 4 days of motor racing maddness. How Mad was that, Adelaide Alive, Mad to be there Mad of being there. Mad Mad Mad. Post-card of 1986 showing 1985 race highlight, Glen Dix the flagg waving legend, signed by 1985 winner Keke Rosberg.

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