Bolwell An Australian Icon – The history of the Bolwell Corporation and Bolwell sports cars

Classic Car Photography is delighted to have been involved in the recently released “Bolwell Book”, Bolwell An Australian Icon. .

Here are some details of this publication:


The history of the Bolwell Corporation and Bolwell sports cars.

A magnificent premium production for the discerning collector and an invaluable resource of some of Australia’s finest industrial, sporting and automotive achievements.

 Editors: Rob & Nathan Luck

Chief Researcher: Tony Shaw (of Classic Car Photography)

Binding: Simulated carbon-fibre fabricated slip-case and hardbound cover, silver foil stamped.

Number of pages: 256 pages. Full-colour high-gloss premium paper.

Dimensions: 290mm x 230mm

Publisher: GMM Publishing, December 2016

ISBN: 978 0 9954163 0 7


The “Bolwell Book” Bolwell – An Australian Icon is the result of 20 years of research, and 5 years of intensive production:

  • More than 80,000 words, hundreds of photos, documents and memorabilia – much of it never sighted before
  • Detailed records of every one of the 10 sports car models produced – as well as a glimpse into the future
  • Fascinating snapshots (pictures and history) of more than 80 beautiful collectable Bolwell sports cars – still alive and well and running on road and track today
  • A look into Bolwell’s myriad of other projects including:
    • MacDonald’s Golden Arches
    • Children’s playground equipment and ride-on games
    • Truck bodies for Kenworth and Iveco
    • Electricity substation housings
    • Motor scooters
    • Yachts
    • Flight simulators
    • Aerodynamic aids for cars and trucks
    • Hovercraft
    • Wind turbine blades
    • Defence projects
    • Caravans
    • and more
  • Limited Edition, 50th Anniversary Collector’s Item.  All books are individually numbered.

To order your copy, please contact the Publisher – GMM Group.

Please see the gallery below for some extracts from Bolwell  An Australian Icon.

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