Motafrenz Car Club Inc.

Australia's oldest and largest car club for the GLBTIQ community

Member Vehicle: 1956 Daimler Conquest

Member Vehicle: 1956 Daimler Conquest

Words and images by Paul Hollingworth. In September 2007, I took my newly acquired classic car, Doris, on a Motafrenz trip to Castlemaine. Here is the story from the day which first appeared in Cruise Control, 14(05),  12-13. Doris is…

Member Vehicle: 1982 Mercedes Benz 230E

Member Vehicle: 1982 Mercedes Benz 230E

Words and images by Francis Rule. My old Mercedes is a w123 230E sedan –  affectionately referred to by most people these days as the “Moroccan Taxi” model. If you go for a wander around Northern Africa or to parts…

Member Vehicle: 1975 BMW 528 E12

Member Vehicle: 1975 BMW 528 E12

Written By James Heaney A Rare Beauty “Bernadette” I first saw “Bernadette”, a stunning 1975 BMW 528 E12 in metallic brown with matching chrome and her alloy shoes sparkling at the European car showroom at Port Melbourne, Australia in the early nineties….

Member Vehicle: 2014 Holden Commodore SSV

Member Vehicle: 2014 Holden Commodore SSV

Words and images by Chris Quirke. Year, Make, Model, Variant: 2014 Holden Commodore SSV Sedan. Special features: I had an aftermarket paddle shift option fitted to this vehicle. Anything weird, odd or different about this vehicle: Probably the driver, He’s a bit…

Committee Profile: Chris Quirke

Committee Profile: Chris Quirke

This section aims to help familiarise you with the Committee Members of the Club and let them share their story with you. This month, the spotlight is on Chris Quirk! Hi there, I’m Chris. I live in Hamlyn Heights (Geelong)…

Member Vehicle: 1962 Morris Major Elite

Member Vehicle: 1962 Morris Major Elite

Year, Make, Model, Variant:  1962, Morris Major Elite (“Horace” the Morris) Anything weird, odd or different about this vehicle: When I purchased Horace, he had bullet hole stickers on his bonnet.  As narrated to me by the former owner, a previous owner…

Member Vehicle: 1973 Jaguar XJ6 Series 1

Member Vehicle: 1973 Jaguar XJ6 Series 1

Words By Dot Fuller. Year, Make, Model, Variant:  1973 Jaguar XJ6 Series 1 How I got it & the provenance/background of the car:  Our Jag holds incredible sentimental value as she was my Grandfather’s prize possession and we were very fortunate to…

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