Story & photos by Freda Nicholls

Summernats is a revhead’s dream. Nearly 100,000 people from all over Australia crammed into the sprawling Exhibition Park In Canberra (EPIC) to see what’s hot and new in the world of motor vehicle modifications in January this year. Radical colours, immaculate bodywork, shining engines and sweet exhaust notes drew the spectators from one end of the ground to the other to check out the static and driven displays from more than 1400 competitors. These competitors brought their creativity to the fore as they tried to make their vehicles stand out from the crowd.

This story excerpt is from Issue #46

Outback Magazine: Apr/May 2006