An Aston like no other

At the recent South Bank Classic Car boot sale we stumbled across a very special Aston. An Aston like no other. This 1960 Aston Martin is a factory DB4 Lightweight. The race car… Continue reading

TOUGH TRACK TOY- TOINE’S OPEL SPEEDSTER

We are all united by a common cause and our unique passion. Car appreciation has no boundaries. It truly spans the globe. Which, makes us so excited when we hear from our subscribers,… Continue reading

Crazy Kustoms and wild Cruisers

Its important to open your mind and be willing to experience different car and cultures. While we do not usually feature custom car and hot rods we occasionally like to get out of… Continue reading

Summer Sprints

We’ve been really excited about the return of the Geelong Sprints at the Geelong Revival. The Geelong waterfront provides a world class backdrop for this motorsport event. Perfect summer weather and huge crowds… Continue reading

Feline Appreciation

We love a bit of feline appreciation here at Driven Threads. And there was no better excuse to get up close with some gorgeous cats than at the recent Jaguar Car Club of… Continue reading

Sandown’s Got Talent

We’ve previously mentioned the unique calm feeling that pervades a race track on the early morning of a big meet. Its an eerie quiet scene as drivers and mechanics prepare and check everything,… Continue reading

Lambo City- Motorclassica 2013

In its fourth year at the iconic Royal Exhibition Building, Motorclassica is a premier event for the Australian automotive scene. Driven Threads attended the event last Saturday and we were thoroughly impressed by… Continue reading

Driven to be shown. Graeme’s R129 SL280.

Our first ‘Share your ride’ feature is a magnificent 1997 Mercedes SL 280 R129 owned by Graeme Inness. The R129 replaced the R107 SL-Class in 1989. In the early nineties, the R129 came to… Continue reading

der VR6 Golf – Infographic #5

“If you’ve ever heard the exhaust note of an accelerating R32, you can imagine the acoustic magic of an entire racetrack full of R32s. The narrow-angle V6′s sweet, burbling sounds like a Ferrari… Continue reading

The untouchable three pointed stars

Mercedes Benz is one of those untouchable marques steeped in pride and tradition. Today it is renowned for its polished innovation and excellence. It makes cars today that are as desirable as their… Continue reading

Healey does it…

Austin Healey’s really do it for us here at Driven Threads. With the recent Austin Healey Club of Victoria’a display at Docklands Promenade, we began to appreciate the finer points of these classics.… Continue reading

That vintage feel…

Passion and enthusiasm. Vintage car enthusiasts are a special breed. They are passionate and often one-eyed supporters of their chosen marque. Whether they choose to drive, restore or compete they are dedicated and… Continue reading

Our Buyer’s Guide for the Greatest- Infographic #4

It’s arguably the greatest super car ever created. It’s the machine that was pinned to the bedroom wall of many boy’s rooms in the eighties and nineties. It’s the F40. Here’s our tribute… Continue reading

Cool Spring Cruisers

You can feel it. Spring is in the air. To celebrate Driven Threads headed down to the Mckinnon Accident Repair centre’s annual Hot Rod and Classic car show. With perfect Spring sunshine, the… Continue reading

Cats on the Prowl

In a world where plastic and boring cars are far too often the norm, its always pleasing to get up close and personal with timeless classics from a bygone era. On this occasion,… Continue reading

Infographic #3- M3uscle; a true icon.

For our third infographic we decided to immortalise a car close to our hearts here at Driven Threads. The immortal BMW E30 M3. This Bavarian beauty is a timeless machine with distinctive looks… Continue reading

Hot Cars in Chilly Conditions

Antarctic winds and chilly temperatures prevailed over Sandown Raceway last weekend for the third round of the Victorian Circuit Racing Championship. The Victorian State Circuit Racing Championships have been running continuously since 1975.… Continue reading

INFOGRAPHIC #2- Long Live Godzilla

We don’t shy away from the fact that we at Driven Threads have a huge respect for the Nissan Skyline R32 GTR. With over 600 bhp, the 2.6 litre twin turbo six, Gibson… Continue reading

Toyota Wintery Fest

Well-cared for Toyota’s came out of their winter hibernation for… The Toyota Club of Victoria’s annual Winterfest lived up to its name. Melbourne brought cold, wet and wintery conditions. But fortunately it was… Continue reading

INFOGRAPHIC #1- Mint DNA

It’s no secret here at Driven Threads that we love the MX-5 Miata. A true icon. The modern sports car was redefined with the dynamic NA Mx5, launched in 1989. With a perfect weight… Continue reading

The Ultimate Used Car Yard

With the Shannons Melbourne Winter Auction only a little over a week away, we decided to take a closer look at some of the priceless classic beauties up for grabs. The Shannons Headquarters… Continue reading

Go HWY or Go Home!

HWY have quickly established themselves with a strong following in the Melbourne cruise scene. Today, they held a charity swap Meet and Show and Shine at the Carribbean Market. Melbourne’s unpredicatable weather lived… Continue reading

A Queen’s Birthday Tradition

It’s been a Queen’s Birthday holiday tradition for the past three years for Driven Threads. We jump on the Hume and head to Winton Raceway. The home of horsepower. The reason, Tampered Motorsport’s… Continue reading

100mm in focus

Things keep getting better. It’s a great attitude to have. This was proved by the 100 MM Certified. A new benchmark in car events has been set. 100 MM certified has been highly… Continue reading

Time for Attack

We live for Motorsport. Any excuse for some track action and we are there. And with Vic Time Attack staging its first event at Winton, it was good reason to jump on the… Continue reading

Retro Magic at the Island

The Phillip Island Classic Festival of Motor Sport is one of the World’s best Historic Motor Sport events. It’s right up there with the Goodwood Revival, Spa classic festival and the Monterey Reunion.… Continue reading

Cobras in the City

The 2006 action-thriller Snakes on a Plane was an epic cinematic failure and an predictable as, well snakes on a plane. But, fortunately this post ‘Cobras in the City’ holds no similarity. The… Continue reading

Out to play at the Island!

The Victorian SuperSprint Championship is back in full swing for 2013. Driven Threads was able to capture all the action as Round 1 took place at Phillip Island. To be conducted over four… Continue reading

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