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1 AUTODROMO PROTOTIPO

P R E M I U M PRODUCTS THIS MONTH

1 AUTODROMO PROTOTIPO

Built to celebrate Brian Redman’s victory in the ’69 Nurburgring 1000km, this Prototipo Brian Redman Edition comes with a 42 page booklet signed by Brian himself. It’s one of 500 numbered pieces and looks decent value at $775 for the stainless case.

Try www.autodromo. com

2 WEATHER-PROOFED CAR COVER

Keep the great outdoors at arm’s length with an Australian-made car cover, and save yourself the worry of eroding value on your pet project. Available in a variety of colours, with embroidery and stripes available as extras.

Check out www. australiancarcovers. com.au australiancarcove

3 INSPECTOR GADGET

Have you ever dropped a nut or bolt into somewhere you shouldn’t have? Grab a flexible pick-up tool, and pluck it out of inaccessibility. With a magnetic head and an inbuilt torch, this nifty little tool is a perfect stocking-filler for those workshop woes. www. machineryhouse. com.au

4 CLOCK OFF

We know you love clocks. Especially novelty Official Ford Merchandise clocks with accuratelyscaled XP Falcon and pair of Golden Fleece petrol pumps.

Limited to 1960 units and priced at $299.95, any blue blood might be tempted to blow the festive budget at www.bradford.com. au

5 DEVILISHLY GOOD

Australian crime author Sulari Gentill has produced Give the Devil His Due, one of the Rowland Sinclair series, where cars and their drivers play a major role.

Among the themes is an ill-fated race at Sydney’s once infamous Maroubra Speedway. Set in 1934, the book is published by Pantera Press in both print and electronic form.

6 HYDRAULIC JACKANAPES

If you have ever tried to prop up your car, only to find that the jack won’t fit beneath then this is for you.

Capable of lifting up to 3000kg, this low-profile Trolley Jack will help you in your impersonation of Atlas. Head right on over to www. supercheap.auto. com.au for the lowdown.

7 A CUT ABOVE

When faced with an emergency scenario, you want to be prepared for anything. The 5-in-1 Emergency Tool from the Neighbourhood Watch is a perfect incar companion, with a beacon, flashlight, seatbelt cutter, and window breaker.

Fire up your trusty browser and aim it at www.neighbourhood watch shop.com.au

8 TREAD LIGHTLY

Leatherman is renowned for its innovations but this new one really takes it to another level. The Leatherman Tread is a an adjustable bracelet, with 29 different tools, from your bog-standard Phillips and flat-blade screwdriver to your oxygen wrench and bottle opener. Visit www.Leatherman. com/tread-425.html for more details.