Flex your mus­cles

Herald Sun - Motoring - - What’s On -

IF YOU’RE a mus­cle car en­thu­si­ast, Shan­nons Mel­bourne Win­ter Auc­tion is the place to be on Mon­day night when five sought-af­ter V8 mod­els go un­der the ham­mer — two with no re­serve price. The head­line act is a 1971 Fal­con XY GT with 38,138 miles on its odome­ter and is ex­pected to sell for $65,000-$85,000. If you lean to the red cor­ner, there’s also a 1976 mint julep-coloured four-speed man­ual Holden LX To­rana SL/R 5000 sedan of­fered with no re­serve that is ex­pected to sell for a more affordable $18,000-$24,000. And if you’ve ever wanted to own a clas­sic Monaro, three GTS V8 mod­els are among the 48 ve­hi­cles and 24 items of mem­o­ra­bilia in the auc­tion. All auc­tion ve­hi­cles are avail­able for in­spec­tion at 321 War­ri­gal Rd, Chel­tenham, from 9am-5pm to­mor­row and from 10am-4pm on Sun­day. Mon­day’s auc­tion starts at 7pm. In­quiries to shan­nons.com.au or ph: 8588 0809 or 13 46 46.

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