• 86 classic cars and commercial vehicles
  • 16 classic motorcycles and scooters dating from c1913
  • 16 black and white numerical, 3, 4 and 5-digit Victorian and New South Wales number plates
  • 98 of the 165 lots offered with 'no reserve'
  • Online auction bidding now open until June 15

Collectors and enthusiasts around the world are currently following Shannons timed Winter online auction that closes on June15, with a number of world-class classic cars and motorcycles on offer. These include:

  • A rare and magnificent Mulliner Park Ward-bodied 1965 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud III Flying Spur Saloon –one of just 35 cars built in right hand drive – that had covered just 42,000 miles at the time of cataloguing is expected to sell in the $450,000 - $500,000 range;
  • A genuine 'works prepared' 1964 Lotus Cortina Mk 1 built by Ford's Competition Department in England for Australians 'Pete' Geoghegan and his brother Leo to drive for the Sydney-based Total Racing Team, is expected to appeal to a global audience at its guiding range of $200,000-$250,000;
  • Two rare Brabham racing cars – a rare two-seater 1963 and a single-seater 1967 Brabham BT23B Intercontinental – are expected to sell for $200,00-$250,000 and $175,000-$200,000 respectively;
  • One of the most spectacular British vehicles in the auction is an outstanding, fastidiously-restored three-owner factory right hand drive 1966 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 Series 1 Roadster that fully justifies its expected selling price of $280,000-$340,000;
  • An absolutely stunning 1971 Ford Escort 1600 GT 'Twin Cam' two-door sedan is expected to sell with 'no reserve' for $70,000-$90,000;
  • A superbly-restored, Australian-delivered 1971 Ferrari Dino 246 GT Coupe that is expected to sell in the $600,000 - $650,000 range;
  • With continued worldwide interest in classic Japanese sporting vehicles, Shannons has seven sought-after models in the online auction, headed by a factory-original, ultra-low mileage 1994 Nissan Skyline R32 GT-R Coupe with just 10,453 kilometres on its odometer at the time of cataloguing;
  • Topping the 16 motorcycles and scooters in the auction is a Pre-War British V-Twin 1938 Matchless Model X, fresh from long-term storage, that is expected to sell in the $30,000 - $40,000 range;
  • The diverse range of former 'working wheels' in the auction includes two charismatic VW Kombis – a fully restored 1974 single-cab Volkswagen Kombi Utility ($40,000 - $50,000) and a fully restored eight-seater 1974 Volkswagen Kombi Bus equipped with a rare automatic ($35,000 - $45,000);
  • Porsche enthusiasts have four classic models to choose from – a 1961 356B 1600S 'Twin Grille' coupe ($130,000-$150,000) and three later front-engined models to bid for – a 1981 924 ('no reserve', $15,000-$20,000); a 1990 S4 ('no reserve' $50,000-$60,000) and a tarmac rally prepared 1993 968CS ($80,000-$95,000);
  • Holden enthusiasts are well served,  with a very collectible 1969 Ford Falcon XW GT-HO Phase I sedan slated to sell for $210,000-$250,000; an all original, unrestored, one-owner 1972 HQ SS Holden sedan that had covered just 66,000 miles from new at the time of cataloguing, is slated to sell with 'no reserve' for $50,000-$60,000; and a 1955 Holden FJ Standard Sedan in lovely condition is expected to make $35,000-$45,000.

To view all auction lots, visit www.shannons.com.au

To talk to a Shannons Auction Team member, call the 13 46 46, Option 6 (Auctions), or email auctions@shannons.com.au