Motorfocus Model Podcast Episode 13 looks at the cars that won Bathurst from 1981 to 1990. Pic: an1images.com / Graeme Neander

THE latest episode of the Motorfocus Model Podcast is the third in a series that looks back at the cars that have won the Bathurst 1000.

Every single car that won the Bathurst 500 and Bathurst 1000 – bar the two Super Touring editions of the ‘Great Race’ – has either been produced, is in transit or is slated for production in the flagship 1:18 scale by Biante Model CarsClassic CarlectablesApex Replicas or Authentic Collectables.

The podcast’s Secondhand Market segment will be devoted to these cars over a few episodes; in this edition, hosts Aaron Noonan and Dimitri Comino from Motorfocus Model Cars are running through the releases of cars that won the Mount Panorama enduro from 1981 through to the 1990 edition of the race.

Here’s the list of Bathurst 500/1000 winners covered in this episode:

1981Dick Johnson/John FrenchFord Falcon XDBiante Model Cars
1982Peter Brock/Larry PerkinsHolden Commodore VHClassic Carlectables
1983Peter Brock/Larry Perkins/John HarveyHolden Commodore VHClassic Carlectables
1984Peter Brock/Larry PerkinsHolden Commodore VKClassic Carlectables, Biante Model Cars
1985John Goss/Armin HahneJaguar XJ-SBiante Model Cars
1986Allan Grice/Graeme BaileyHolden Commodore VK SS Group ABiante Model Cars, Classic Carlectables
1987Peter Brock/David Parsons/Peter McLeodHolden Commodore VL SS Group ABiante Model Cars
1988Tony Longhurst/Tomas MezeraFord Sierra RS500 CosworthBiante Model Cars
1989Dick Johnson/John BoweFord Sierra RS500 CosworthBiante Model Cars, Apex Replicas
1990Allan Grice/Win PercyHolden Commodore VL SS Group A SVBiante Model Cars

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Ep. 1 – Project Sandman, road trains and Mad Max!
Ep. 2 – Iconic Group C Bathurst car set to be released
Ep. 3 – Collection-completing Bathurst winner announced
Ep. 4 – Biante’s Richard Poole answers your questions
Ep. 5 – Forecasting the next ‘big-dollar’ release to come out of 2019/20
Ep. 6 – Brad Jones Racing’s Kim Jones on his collection & tales from his life in racing
Ep. 7 – Authentic Collectables’ William Hall answers your questions
Ep. 8 – The most valuable V8 Supercars that didn’t win Bathurst or the title
Ep. 9 – Defects and problems to keep an eye out for on popular 1:18 releases
Ep. 10 – The mistake that made an already rare 1:18 release soar in value
Ep. 11 – What Bathurst 1000-winning models are now worth, Part 1
Ep. 12 – What Bathurst 1000-winning models are now worth, Part 2
Ep. 13 – What Bathurst 1000-winning models are now worth, Part 3
Ep. 14 – What Bathurst 1000-winning models are now worth, Part 4
Ep. 15 – What Bathurst 1000-winning models are now worth, Part 5