Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Readers Driving Reveal a Passion; a Variety of Dream Cars

Newspaper article The Observer (Gladstone, Australia)

Readers Driving Reveal a Passion; a Variety of Dream Cars

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Byline: ALLEN WINTER Cars

WHILE most people use a car to go from A to B, there are many others in Gladstone who dream of owning their ultimate ride.

And that dream can be dependant on many factors.

Some like something showy, others like something wickedly fast, and yet others want something that is practical for the moment.

Among our group of 40 interviewees, there is no real trend.

The traditional Aussie battle between Fords and Holdens seem to come out about level pegging when it comes to those dreams, and it's interesting to see that the more exotic get a pretty good look in as well.

The big trick is, it's all very well to have a dream car, but is it going to work on our roads?

Is there any point in having, say, a Lamborghini -- and yes, there is one living in Gladstone -- or is it just a bit of a waste because you can't use it to its full capacity? …

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