Gary Bridger, co-author of the definitive history of Chrysler Australia (Hey Charger)and owner of a vintage Valiant Charger Hemi Six-Pack seen at many events, died on Wednesday; police are reportedly investigating.

Hey Charger! cover

Gary was a pilot for Air New Zealand, most recently flying the Airbus A320 but with experience in numerous other planes (including the 737). He helped to keep legend of the Chrysler Valiant Charger alive. He is survived by two daughters. (ViaClassic Driver.)