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Eoin Young

New Zealand-born motoring journalist

Eoin Young (1939 – 5 September 2014) was a New Zealand-born motoring journalist. He was an Autocar columnist for some 30 years starting in 1967.[1] In 2003, he authored Forza Amon!, a biography of Chris Amon. He wrote columns and articles for many publications including Cars for the Connoisseur (UK), Victory Lane (USA), NZ Classic Car (New Zealand) and Am Klassiek (the Netherlands). He also wrote for the web-based motor sport magazine

He returned to New Zealand and became ill in July 2014. He died on 5 September 2014, aged 75.[2]


  1. Eoin Young profile,; accessed 5 September 2014.
  2. Biodata on Eoin Young,; accessed 5 September 2014.