Definitely not just for the car enthusiast, some were pieces of beauty!
Shifting Gear is a celebration of Australian automobile design represented by twenty-three cars, dating from late nineteenth century to the present day. It demonstrates the skill and sophistication of an automobile industry that could design and manufacture a mass-produced car from the ground up, a feat not many countries can boast.
|This is a holden!! New development design|
Certainly many cars today all look very alike (try to find your silver car in the car park!) I particularly can't understand the mundane look of the small Mercedes and BMW. They look like any other small hatch. If I drove one I would like it to look like a BMW!
The exhibition traces the development of the family car from its earliest steam driven /horseless carriage" There were a lot of stories behind the development of some great vehicles and the people who styled them.
Then in 1933 which Australia recovering from the depression, he made automative history when he was tasked by Ford in Melbourne to design car that could be 'driven to church on Sunday but feed the sheep during the week".
He designed the Ute!
|The interior of the tray is wood.|
|Holden Hurricane Coupe Concept car.|
|Buick Avenir concept model MADE OF AUTOMATIVE MODELLING CLAY!|
I'm thinking of trading up, That will be my goal!!!