Famous Last Words

IN THIS MONTHS EDITION | October 2020

This month in Famous Last Words:

– Journo Dave Morley discusses his book “Great Aussie Car Fails”
– The Lotus Evija Hypercar is electric in every sense of the word
– Can a car engine ever be too big?
– Racing pit stops for vehicles with less than 4 wheels.
– Royal Melbourne Hospital’s Scrub Choir

Enjoy! Glenn Ridge


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