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Famous Last Words

IN THIS MONTHS EDITION | August 2020

This month in Famous Last Words:

– Steve Hoinville and Motum Simulation
– 25 Years waiting for the new Ford Bronco and its not coming to Australia!
– The Porsche Taycan is nearly here, but the Mustang Mach-E is coming
– Famous Faces on Garage 41
– Pit Stops – 63 years apart

Enjoy! Glenn Ridge


Steve Hoinville is a mechanical engineer who I met many years ago whilst doing Targa Tasmania. He and his brother raced a very fast Ford Escort and combined with Steve’s considerable driving talent, ensured the team was regularly at the…

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The Ford Bronco was originally released in America in 1965 and I’ve been a fan from when I first saw them here in Australia in the 70’s. At the time they were considered a compact SUV, as they only had…

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In last month’s Famous Last Words I mentioned that the all-new, fully electric Porsche Taycan will be here in Australia in December and it’s been a long time since I’ve seen so much excitement about a new car. Now I…

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Early last month saw the conclusion of the first series of 7mates ‘Garage 41’ and overthe 13-week series, the Famous Faces segment supported by Famous Insurance, featured some great motoring personalities and petrol heads. If you’d like to see any…

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It’s a proven fact that strategy and pit stops can win or lose a car race for any team, and when all things go to plan, we see Formula 1 teams now regularly changing 4 tyres in less than 2…

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