A Life In Cars

The life story of Dickie Sutherland

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Holden

Selling the HR

After the wedding in 2016, Jenna and I were seriously considering a move overseas and after much debate, the HR Holden was for sale.

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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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Toyota

Adciv Hilux

One of the perks of working at Adciv with my cousin Grant, was the company car – a brand new Hilux

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Holden

HR Photo Shoot

In the early 2000’s Dad had finally managed to restore the tailgate on the HR and you could say it was now a show quality car.

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Holden

Astra CD

As the Lancer started to show its age, The Bank of Mum & Dad helped me order a brand new Astra – the practical choice for a young professional.

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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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