Shannons upcoming Melbourne Autumn Classic auction has something to appeal to Holden fans of all persuasions, from a largely unmolested SL/R 5000 Torana, to a tidy HR Premier and HDT replica VK Commodore.
A trio of locally-built Ford Fairlanes are set to appeal to Ford collectors and devotees of Australia’s favourite prestige car alike when they go under the hammer at Shannons Melbourne Autumn Classic auction.
Ford’s Mustang celebrates its 50th birthday on April 17, and in the lead up to the big birthday party, Mustang-themed festivities are underway across the USA ahead of the two major birthday celebrations on both sides of the country.
Not too many Aussies would be familiar with the UK-produced TV program, ‘The Persuaders!,’ but most would know the two stars of the show – Roger Moore and Tony Curtis. For car fans, there was another star, even another two, and one of those uncredited stars is going to be auctioned in the UK in May.
Australia’s three-time Formula 1 World Champion, Jack Brabham, turns 88 today. The oldest surviving F1 World Champion and oldest surviving F1 race winner, Sir John Arthur Brabham AO, OBE, was born on April 2, 1926.
World Class. It’s a phrase that probably gets bandied about a bit too often and a bit too loosely these days, but in the case of the custom 1960 Dodge Dart Phoenix built by Justin Hills of Hills & Co. Customs of Taree, it’s no boast.
When the Shannons Queensland Autospectacular scheduled to hit Willowbank Raceway this Sunday (6 April), the HSV Club of Queensland have committed to the event in a big way, with 50 of the club’s finest vehicles to go on display.
The new-look Lexus CT 200h compact hybrid hatchback range has been simplified for 2014 - gone is the previous ‘Prestige’ variant, leaving the ‘Luxury,’ ‘F Sport’ and ‘Sports Luxury’ variants. Pricing has either been reduced or remains unchanged across the line-up, all of which have upgraded equipment levels and revised styling.