1-of-1: 2005 Holden VZ Commodore SS Ute “Brock Enhanced”

Australian performance car enthusiasts are a pretty parochial bunch. They tend to favor either Ford or Holden products, although there is a smaller but no less passionate group with a love for Mopar metal. For those who love their… more»

Unique Ute: 2006 Chrysler 300 Series Custom Ute

If you’re familiar with the movie, My Cousin Vinny, can’t you just hear Fred Gwynne (as Southern Judge Chamberlain Haller) asking Joe Pesci (as wisecracking Northern “Lawyer” Vinny Gambini) “What is a ‘ute’?” Although it was how Mr. Gambini… more»

Personal Luxury Truck: 1968 Cadillac Eldorado Ute

People who gain wealth in life are met with a plethora of open doors, but today I want to talk about the door that opens leading to custom cars. There is a long and storied history of creating custom… more»

Aussie Invader: 1994 Holden Commodore VR Ute

It seems like fate that this 1994 Holden Commodore VR Ute should appear on our desks here at Barn Finds at this point. The “Coupe Utility,” or the Ute to give it the proper Aussie name, was a staple… more»

Rare Aussie Ute: 1958 Chrysler Wayfarer

For a big country with a small population, Australia has provided the rest of the world with some pretty impressive inventions. Black-Box Flight Recorders, Wi-Fi, Racecam technology that allows live pictures to be streamed directly from race cars, Crocodile… more»

Beaut Ute: 1955 FJ Holden Ute

I guess that every country produces cars that they would consider to be iconic, and one of the great icons of Australian motoring is the FJ Holden. How iconic is it? Well, there used to be a successful Australian… more»

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