Famous Last Words


This month in Famous Last Words:

– Podcast – Emily Duggan

– World’s Most Expensive Car – a $203 million Mercedes

– The Cupra – Australia’s latest new car brand

– The saga of the Felicity Ace sinking continues

– Northern Territory Road Train Tow!

Enjoy! Glenn Ridge

Ever since she finished high school, Emily Duggan has been driven to achieve her ambition of becoming a supercar race driver. A lack of family support, industry knowledge and financial backing hasn’t deterred her, she knows the value of hard…

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At this year Targa Tasmania 30th Anniversary Rally, in my mind the standout car was this 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL which took part in the Tour Category. The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL is one of the world’s most famous two-seater sports cars that…

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No one will deny that by world standards, the number of new car brands that are available to a relatively small population here in Australia is disproportionate to most other countries. Although we are apparently not big enough to produce…

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In the April edition of our Famous Last Words, I looked at the story of the ‘Felicity Ace’ cargo ship which caught fire on 22 February 2022, just off the Azures in the North Atlantic Ocean. The ship’s saga gained…

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During the 1990’s I was lucky to have spent a lot of time in the Australian outback, in particular the Northern Territory, producing a series of documentaries for the Nine Network… and I loved every minute of it. Through the…

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