Bidding opens today (November 11) for the 175 lots in Shannons Timed Online Spring Auction that closes progressively from 7pm in a week's time, on November 18.

Amongst the standout lots in the online auction are 21 black and white numerical New South Wales and Victorian numberplates; 37 classic motorcycles and scooters dating back to circa-1906; 25 'no reserve' classic vehicles; three great early four-wheel-drives; two wonderful Pre-War II sporting classics; a fistful of desirable Australian Muscle Cars, a powerhouse of British and European sporting vehicles, headed by seven BMWs, four Porsches, two Jaguar E-types and a superbly-restored 1971 Ferrari 365GTC/4, plus 48 lots of fascinating automotive memorabilia.

Highlights of the auction are:

  • Seven three-digit Victorian black and white Heritage from '477';
  • A fabulous assembly of six rare veteran and vintage motorcycles with build dates ranging from circa-1907 to circa-1925 from noted Victorian collector and enthusiast Warren Hicks, including a c1907 Zenith Bi-Car in project condition;
  • Eight very collectable Ducati motorcycles spanning 37 years, including a stunning limited edition 2008 Ducati Desmosedici RR, a 1997 Ducati 916 Senna II with 'delivery kilometres' only and a 1986 Ducati Mike Hailwood 1,000cc replica 'Mille';
  • A rare and collectible 1972 BMW 3.0CS Coupe in 'project condition', a fabulous 1992 BMW 850i V12 coupe and a 1994 BNW 840i coupe – all offered with 'no reserve';
  • An exceptional 1951 Land Rover Series 1, 80-inch Utility that has been freshly-restored from the ground up;
  • A 'brand new' limited edition (No 300 of 360 made) 2017 Holden VF-model Director that has covered just 17 delivery kilometres;
  • A fully-restored Torana A9X in a unique colour;
  • A rare c1932 chain-drive Fraser Nash Ulster with Grand Prix history;
  • A fabulous 1933 Sunbeam Speed 20;
  • A two-owner, left-hand drive1979 Porsche 930 Turbo 3.3 Coupe
  • A highly desirable 1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Series 1 Coupe in its striking original colour
  • An ultra-desirable V12-engined 1971 Ferrari 365 GTC/4 Coupe, believed to be one of the world's best, fresh from a concours-standard restoration.

Note: All NSW-based lots can be viewed from November 2 at the new Shannons Sydney showroom at 22 Lambs Road, Artarmon. The Melbourne Showroom has also re-opened for viewing. Both showrooms are now open from 10am-4pm, Monday-Saturday.

For more details of all Shannons Spring Timed Online Auction lots, visit  For further information, contact the Melbourne or Sydney auction teams on 13 4646 (Option 6), or by email on

Or, for virtual tours of individual lots, contact individual Shannons Team members at:

Melbourne: (03) 8588 0809 (main auction number), or
Christophe (03) 7025 4974; David (03) 7025 4983; Kim (03) 7025 4979; 'Tiny' Rodney (03) 7025 4977; Ryan (03) 7025 4984, or Lisa (03) 70 254971).

Sydney: (02) 8019 4119 (main auction number), or Damien (02) 7911 6012; Stuart (02) 7911 6009, or John (02) 7911 6005.