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    Trio of GT-RRRs to warm Shannons Winter Sale
    Trio of GT-RRRs to warm Shannons Winter Sale
    Three time-warp 1991 Australian-delivered Nissan Skyline GT-R R32 ‘Godzilla’ coupes – one in each of the factory metallic colours of Jet Silver, Black Pearl and Red Pearl – offer collectors a unique opportunity when they face the gavel at Shannons Melbourne Winter Auction on July 16.
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    SA Dragster slingshots home
    SA Dragster slingshots home
    A locally-built ‘Slingshot Dragster’ that competed successfully at Adelaide International Raceway in the 1970s and early ‘80s, is now back with its former South Australian owner after 36 years following an unplanned ‘reunion’ at a Shannons Classic Vehicle Auction held in Sydney at the weekend.
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    'Barn find' Jaguar excites at Shannons Sydney auction
    'Barn find' Jaguar excites at Shannons Sydney auction
    An Australian-delivered 1951 Jaguar XK120 Roadster that had been stored, unused in a Sydney garage for around 30 years, has sold at Shannons Late Autumn Auction in Sydney for $128,000.
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    Something for everyone this Sunday
    Something for everyone this Sunday
    The opportunities to acquire a great classic, large or small, will be on for young and old at Shannons Late Autumn Classic Auction in conjunction with the Hot Rod & Custom Auto Expo at Sydney' Rosehill Racecourse at 2pm this Sunday (May 27).

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    Volante Rosso Signs Junior Harvey
    Volante Rosso Signs Junior Harvey
    Volante Rosso has extended it’s development program into the karting ranks with Emerson Harvey signing on as a Junior Driver.
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    Shannons go Drifting!
    Shannons go Drifting!
    Shannons have stepped up to become the title sponsor of Australia’s latest and most spectacular new racing event - Drift Masters - that will be staged at Queensland Raceway, Ipswich on Saturday June 16.
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    Pebble Beach Competition Winner Picks up his New Indian Scout
    Pebble Beach Competition Winner Picks up his New Indian Scout
    Steve from Queensland headed to the local Indian Dealership in Brisbane to pick up the first instalment of his Pebble Beach Competition prize.
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    The Shannons Manjimup 15,000 International Motocross
    The Shannons Manjimup 15,000 International Motocross
    The Manjimup 15,000 is a significant event on Australia’s annual motocross calendar. It is the only event in Australia that brings together International Superstars, National Champions and West Australian local riders in the same Pit Paddock riding the same event.

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    Aston Martin D87 - Supercharged, Not Stirred
    Aston Martin D87 - Supercharged, Not Stirred
    The Bondmobile for the '90s is a tourer in the grand manner, with a 'fine blower noise' to accompany the lunge of acceleration. John Lamm quaffs the coupe cocktail.
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    1998 Mazda MX-5 - Successor
    1998 Mazda MX-5 - Successor
    Pity Takao Kijima, the man assigned to reinvent the world’s premier sports car. Founding father Bob Hall did – until he saw the results.
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    Panoz Esperante - Panoz Envy
    Panoz Esperante - Panoz Envy
    It’s a front-engined V8 fruitbatmobile, and it’s aimed directly at Le Mans. But don’t scoff: the Panoz Esperante is built by Reynard. John Barker drives the Flying fox.
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    Porsche 911 GT1 - The Great White Wail
    Porsche 911 GT1 - The Great White Wail
    It looks like the lovechild of Moby Dick and a 911 and sounds like nothing else. As for how it goes, well… you'd better ask Peter Robinson.

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