Dream Garage: Will Brown, Supercars star

Will Brown has become hot property in Supercars with his strong performances. Picture: Mark Horsburgh

Will Brown is a star on the rise and looks set to become an in-demand talent during the next silly season.

Driving for Erebus Motorsport he’s already taken his maiden Supercars race win and emerged as a serious contender any given weekend. Away from the track Brown is a keen pilot, but what about his ultimate three car garage…

Daily Driver: Chevrolet Silverado 2500

Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

Brown admits he’s actually happy with his current set of wheels, the imposing Chevrolet Silverado 2500 pickup from General Motors Specialty Vehicles (GMSV).

“It can do a bit of everything – tow the boat or have a bit of fun in,” Brown says.

The Silverado 2500 can tow a big boat too, thanks to its 4500kg maximum towing capacity. This is helped by its 6.6-litre V8 turbo diesel engine that makes 332kW of power and 1234Nm of torque – more pulling power than Brown’s Supercar.

Something Special: McLaren Senna

McLaren Senna

Having only been born in 1998, Brown is too young to have ever watched Ayrton Senna live but even though he’s not a big F1 fan he can still appreciate an uncompromising road-going supercar.

“He was a bit before my time, but it’s just such a cool car,” Brown says of the limited edition, track-focused British machine.

The Senna features an uprated version of McLaren’s trusty 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 and one of the wildest aerodynamic packages ever fitted to a road car.

“I guy in Toowoomba has one and they’re pretty cool,” he says.

Track Toy: Porsche 911 GT3

Porsche 911 GT3

Brown thought long and hard before answering this question, but ultimately opted for a sensible, if hard-to-fault choice of Porsche’s latest and greatest 911 GT3.

“I’m torn between an old Formula One car or something a bit different,” he muses.

The 992-generation GT3 features an even more finely honed chassis than ever before, taking direct learnings from the German giant’s Carrera Cup and GT3 racing programs.

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