- Article by Adam Bruce. Photography by MJ Digital.
For those who don’t know, Meguiar’s MotorEx is one of the largest automotive shows in Australia. The event this weekend was one of the biggest we’ve seen, due mainly to MotorEx’s 10th anniversary being celebrated. The show had everything automotive including muscle cars, hot rods, customs and classics through to modern show cars, euro exotics, and JDM tuners. For the lovers of two wheels there was also a custom bike section.
This years show was definitely one of the best, with previous champions of the show being invited back to compete in the “Champions From the Decade” division. This meant not only did we get to see the latest and greatest cars of today, but also those we drooled over in the past.
One of our favourites from the show was Mario and Andy’s Cadillac, “WILD CAD”. We’ve heard of the progress on this car now for a good few years, so to finally see the finished product, and knowing the amount off work gone into it was a pleasure. The car looked insane, with its chopped roof, sitting low and with remotely controlled doors, bonnet and boot. The cars fade paint job was done by the legendary custom car builder, Gene Winfield and it looks a million bucks. I personally stood there in awe, watching the colour change in the light and noticing the subtle fades. This is the first and last time the car will be shown in Oz before it ships off to SEMA.
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Other standouts included “SUBLIME” the 20B powered S15. Something different which we loved.
Keeping the crowd entertained outside on both days where vehicles on display, including lowriders on day one and custom street machines on day two. Unfortunately the rain made a few people leave early, though we did spot Fonzzy’s Celica and Rohans S14.