Ec­cen­tric Un­cle Tim’s bar­gain of the week

Herald Sun - Motoring - - Car News -

HOLDEN’S One Ton­ner was a ute so rugged that even trac­tors looked blousy by com­par­i­son. The claimed ca­pac­ity may have been over­stated — I re­call a TV piece back in the day show­ing front wheels clear of the road when a full ton was aboard — but the One Ton­ner still ruled farms across the na­tion. A tough 1976 model now listed at Cars­guide is loaded with the char­ac­ter that comes from 375,800 hard-work­ing kilo­me­tres. It’s out of war­ranty, sure, but it also has Holden’s rumbly 253 cu­bic inch V8 and a four-speed man­ual. Ask­ing just $2500. Buy it in­stead of get­ting a tat­too. Cars­

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