12 Apr 2022

Caton to unveil bespoke 1950s roadster

The new coachbuilding outfit Caton will launch its first project at this month’s Salon Prive London – a high-performance rendition of an iconic 1950s roadster A new coachbuilding company has emerged to capitalise on the growing popularity of classic car restomods: fully refurbished, modernised versions of motoring icons. Called Caton,

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09 Jun 2021

New muscle car auction website goes live

Classic, muscle and custom car specialists step into the auction arena with 38 cool consignments. SEVEN82MOTORS are well known for their range of high-quality classic, muscle, lowrider and custom cars. The monthly open day “stock drops” of new vehicle arrivals have become a bit of an institution for the Gold

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10 May 2021

Ford Chicken ‘Coop’ restoration begins

Finch Restorations commence ground-up restoration for new owner. After making headlines around Australia last year when it emerged from a Queensland farm and sold at auction for over $300,000, the ‘Chicken Coupe’ 1973 XA Falcon GT hardtop is now being restored. Storing the XA Falcon GT RPO 83 hardtop in

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Pre-production land Rover begins restoration
04 Nov 2020

Things to look at when buying a used classic/enthusiast car

If you’re thinking of buying a classic car you’ll soon discover a muddy world full of option codes and intricacies.

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29 May 2020

Three-digit number plates to sell for almost $200k

Less is more when it comes to number plates, with some three and four-digit heritage plates expected to sell for over $100,000. Shannons will be conducting an online auction soon, putting 21 three to six-digit heritage car number plates under the hammer at estimated prices ranging from$15,000 to $190,000. The

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17 Apr 2017

Heritage listing for vintage cars

Heritage listing rules have saved many admired original houses from being neglected, modified or lost… but what about for cars?

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08 Feb 2017

A “Real” Porsche 911…

It’s an interesting term, ‘A “Real” Porsche 911’. But, what exactly is a “Real” Porsche 911?

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Range Rover Reborn revealed by Practical Motoring
03 Feb 2017

Range Rover Reborn revives the 1970s classic

Land Rover Classic has revealed the first of 10 Range Rover Reborn vehicles…

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1967 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible
05 Jan 2017

Chevrolet Camaro turns 50… or maybe 51 #throwbackthursday

The 1967 Chevrolet Camaro might have trailed the Ford Mustang to the muscle car party, but it quickly became an icon, and this year turns 50, or 51…

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Skoda Trekka turns 50
29 Dec 2016

Skoda… um, Trekka is 50 #throwbackthursday

Looking a lot like a Land Rover Defender, the two-wheel drive Trekka was a collaboration between Skoda and its New Zealand importer.

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Benz Patent-Motorwagen
22 Dec 2016

The birth of the car… The Benz Patent-Wagen #throwbackthursday

130 years ago, Carl Benz applied for a patent for his three-wheeled “vehicle with gas engine”. The car was born. Meet the Benz Patent-Motorwagen…

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Elvis Presley 507
08 Aug 2016

Elvis Presley’s BMW 507 restored and on its way to Pebble Beach Concours

Already called the King of Rock and Roll when he left the limelight to complete his military service in Germany, Elvis Presley bought this BMW 507… drove it and then it disappeared.

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The Effeffe Berlinetta is a brand new car designed in the style of 1960s Alfa Romeos.
10 Apr 2016

The Effeffe Berlinetta is a brand-new classic car…

The Effete Berlinetta is a brand-new classic car that takes inspiration from Alfa Romeos of the 1960s, it will makes it official debut at the Top Marques show in Monaco later this month.

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Model T Ford
21 Mar 2016

1915 Ford Model T in epic around the world journey [video]

Dutch couple continue their epic around the world journey in their 1915 Ford Model T, their journey began in 2012 and is ongoing.

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Janis Joplin Porsche 356 sets new auction record
13 Dec 2015

Janis Joplin Porsche 356 breaks auction records

Ex-Janis Joplin psychedelic Porsche 356 smashes estimate and sells at auction for a record AUD$2.2million…

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