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.

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Melbourne’s unpredicatable weather lived up to its reputation. With a light shower early on, a few people were turned off and decided to leave. This Chrysler Valiant was beautifully presented, with shaved door handles and deleted side mirrors. The finish and attention to detail was impressive.

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But thankfully, we got our promised four seasons in one day. The sun even came out for a few moments.

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Every couple of minutes a new ride would show up.

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You didn’t know what was going to turn up next.

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This Audi A4 in an eye-catching colour scheme turned some heads.

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Two eighties icons together. The MR2 and the R32 GTR. Both hold an important place in motoring culture and history. Our choice though would be the R32 GTR.

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One of the stars of the show was this Comaro SS.

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With an Edelbrock air cleaner is prime position, it was immaculately restored with some healthy modifications.

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The ‘rally style’ wheels on this Evo were a perfect choice.

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The ultimate pocket rocket. A Focus RS always draws attention to itself, in its iconic hue.

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The retro styling of this Falcon was spot on.

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With perfect rear fitment.

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This Gemini had the rat-rod theme down pat. The vintage side mirrors and antique RACV badge complete the unique look. You can see this trend becoming more popular in coming years with retro Australian classics.

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A surprise find on the day was this immaculate 1968 Pontiac GTO. A cool feature of these cars is concealed windscreen wipers, hidden below the rear edge of the hood.

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This particular car had the concealed headlights, which were a popular option back in the day. The paintwork finish was reflecting in the harsh winter light.

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Black on black Type R Honda looked the goods.

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This 1966 Lincoln Continental Mk 3, literally stole the show.

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Its seriously a massive car. This particular model was the last production four-door convertible. Weighing in at 2,497 kg, the 1967 convertible is one of the heaviest Lincolns produced. Total production was 45,667.

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They just don’t make them like they used to. Warning lights on the dash included a cruise control on, trunk open, and an oil pressure light. This car is similar to the vehicle that JFK was assassinated in.

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This Mercedes 280 SE was drawing all the right attention on air-ride suspension.

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150, 593 Mercedes 280 SE sedans were built between 1973–1980. Not many, are in this impeccable condition.

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Fitted with the 2.8 litre straight six and topped off with white walled tyres this thing looked the business. It’s not hard to imagine cruising down Chapel street in this cool cruiser.

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The mis-matching Simmons-wheeled MR2 quickly found a friend.

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Another attention-seeker was this tough GMC utility. Yep, you guessed it. This ones on bags too.

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The crowd got larger and the atmosphere was lifting.

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This RX7 had a great JDM styling with its Red BBS meshies.

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The guard flares added some shape to the angular bodywork.

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Then three generations of Skyline arrived.

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Each model modified in it own unique style.

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R32, R33 or R34. Which would be your pick?

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This particular R34 is the M-spec model with the S-tune concept engine (Spec 1).

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Subaru’s always stick together. The Liberty is such a versatile car.

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This bug-eye Impreza wagon had the ‘all black’ theme working well with a matt boot lid.

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There was a strong Holden presence at this meet. This clean GTR XU1 was one of the stand outs.

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With more meets planned in the future, HWY will continue to cater for car enthusiasts who want to get out there and enjoy their ride.

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As the saying goes…Go HWY or Go Home!

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