About the Book
Holden is the Australian subsidiary of General Motors and this was the first car produced when these set up a production plant to make special cars in Australia for Australian conditions.
Holden is now a much-loved brand by many Australians. its individualism has helped it survive the troubles of the parent company.
Graeme Cocks is one of Australia's foremost motoring historians and the author of many books on motorsport and motoring history in Australia. His book, Red Dust Racers, on the almost forgotten Lake Perkolilli motor racing track in Western Australia was shortlisted at the Octane International Historic Motoring Awards for 2016, placing it as one of the top eight motoring books published that year. Another book., The Mighty MG Magnettes of 33, was honoured as Book of the Month in Classic & Sports Car Magazine and was shortlisted at the 2015 International Historic Motoring Awards. All his books are available at www.motoringpast.com.au.