Video: GT-HO Phase III Off The Clock part 5

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This is what it's all about! John Bowe takes the mighty GT-HO for a modern-day rendition of that iconic 'Off The Clock' photo...

Video: GT-HO Phase III Off The Clock part 5
Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase III 'off the clock'

 

GT-HO PHASE III SPEEDO OFF THE CLOCK

On the 9th of August, 1971, former WHEELS staffer Mel Nichols and photographer Uwe Kuessner produced arguably the most famous image in Australian motoring.

Forty-three years later, John Bowe emulates that iconic photo with a GT-HO speedo off the clock and tells how it felt to drive the mighty Phase III past the 140 mph mark - and then some... 

With the support of the Northern Territory government including a closed section of the Stuart Highway, helicopter, police, ambulance and fire crew, John Bowe reprises the classic photo and says, "The GT-HO is hard work to drive. You're chasing it all over the road...I wouldn't like to be doing it like Mel Nichols did it..."

 

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