Devil’s Taxi goes retro

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Danny Makdessi’s blown Valiant, dubbed the “Devil’s Taxi”, is one of the most stunning race cars in the country, and now it has just got cooler.

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Gone is the amazing deep candy apple red that graced the VC Valiant, with Makdessi and the boys at Custom Bodyworks giving the car a complete overhaul in PPG DG Alpine white, a clone of Makdessi’s father’s car back in the day. 

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To complete the new look, the original trims and badging returned.

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Very cool vinyl roof.

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And even an NRMA road service badge that was commonplace in the era.

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We think a sun-visor and venetians could be stylish additions, never-the-less Makdessi improved on perfection.

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Makdessi was out on track testing with Brett Gillespie spinning the spanners for the upcoming Grudge Kings event which has a mammoth $50,000 on the line on July 14 at Sydney Dragway.

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