Wide Open Road

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  • 2011
  • 1 Season

Wide Open Road is an Australian mini series that looks at our obsession with cars and how they have changed our society. Each episode goes further back into the history of Australia and gives viewers the details behind the political, environmental and technological impacts and changes that had a role in the automobile. There are a lot of interesting facts and bits of knowledge that viewers might not already be aware of, and it

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Car Wars
3. Car Wars
October 30, 2011
The 1970s inner-city trendies faced off against suburban gangs, Peter Brock and Allan Moffat intensified the rivalry between Holden and Ford, politicians were under siege by car lovers and it was a battle to stay alive on the roads.
Dream Machines
2. Dream Machines
October 23, 2011
The 1950s parents experienced the world through the windscreen and kids watched it go by from the back seat. By the 1960s the baby boomers had their own cars. They couldn't drive as fast as racing car champion Jack Brabham, but they felt like they could.
Here Come the Petrol Heads
1. Here Come the Petrol Heads
October 16, 2011
Once the US giants General Motors Holden and Ford started manufacturing cars in Australia, and particularly with the arrival of the Holden FX, cars became affordable, gave Australian families a new level of freedom -- and shaped our cities.
Description

Wide Open Road is an Australian mini series that looks at our obsession with cars and how they have changed our society. Each episode goes further back into the history of Australia and gives viewers the details behind the political, environmental and technological impacts and changes that had a role in the automobile.

There are a lot of interesting facts and bits of knowledge that viewers might not already be aware of, and it

Wide Open Road is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (3 episodes). The series first aired on October 16, 2011.

Where to Watch Wide Open Road

Wide Open Road is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Wide Open Road on demand at Amazon.

  • Premiere Date
    October 16, 2011