Melbourne’s NGV hosts some of Australia’s coolest-ever cars


IF YOU are in Melbourne over the next few months, get down to the National Gallery of Victoria and check out their Shifting Gear exhibition, which presents some of Australia’s coolest vehicles as objects of art and design.

We’re talking about everything from Lew Bandt’s famous ’34 Ford ute, through to some stunning early Aussie racing cars, Holden concept cars and an HQ Monaro, R/T Charger and RPO83 XA GT power trio.

In addition to the cars (and a few donks), the walls are covered in cool design artwork from the likes of Holden’s Phil Zmood, Ford’s Wayne Draper and many more.

If you are the kind of person who believes cars can be rolling works of art, this is the show for you. The exhibition runs until 12 July, info at: