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Pages: 104
Publication year: 2021
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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Idle Torque: Stories for Classic Car Enthusiasts

Written by Alex Forrest

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Love an E-Type Jag, Mustang, Ferrari or Rolls-Royce? What about a Lamborghini, Austin-Healy, Aston Martin, Mercedes-Benz, even a Mini Cooper? Idle Torque is for the avid collector, the unapologetic revhead, vintage Sunday driver or weekend restorer, for those who can appreciate the iconic design and engineering of cars from the golden ages of motoring. This is a collection of the most memorable stories told in the long-running column Idle Torque that appeared every week in The West Australian newspaper.

PRAISE FOR THE BOOK

‘Vintage car lovers, here’s a book you’ll enjoy.’ The Starfish

‘… grab a cuppa, buckle yourself into a comfy chair and go between the covers of your own copy to take a ripping ride alongside Alex.’ RACQ Living

‘This book is a tribute to classic cars and the devoted, determined, skilful, innovative and hilarious people, who own, love and maintain them.’ Restored Cars

‘… this would be a sure bet for rev-heads and classic-car enthusiasts alike.’ West Australian


Pages: 104
Publication Year: 2021
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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Alex Forrest

Cutting out the printed words from his father’s car magazines and sticking them on his bedroom wall because he liked their turns of phrase was an early sign of Alex Forrest’s passion for cars and writing. In his final year at university, he undertook work experience at The West Australian. On his final day, he […]