A Life In Cars

The life story of Dickie Sutherland


Dad’s Cars in the 60’s

Australia’s first successfully mass produced car. For a low cost, four door, six-passenger family car, with excellent performance and comfortably accommodated 2 adults and 3 or 4 children on two bench seats.

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Soap Box Cars

Soap Box Racer

Our family had two proper Soap Box Racers stored in the back yard. An older pre-war dark blue “heavy car” and a white, lighter construction developed later.

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