Euro and British ‘greats’ at Shannons May 27 sale





  • Five stunning BMWs
  • Four classic sporting Jaguars
  • Two superb Mini Coopers

World-class European and British sporting ‘greats’ will be going under the hammer at Shannons upcoming Classic Auction in conjunction with the Hot Rod & Custom Auto Expo in Sydney.

Crossing the block at Rosehill Racecourse on Sunday, May 27 are five sporting BMW Coupes, headed by a pair of stunning racing ‘Tribute’ coupes – a 1972 E9 CSL ‘Batmobile’ and a 1987 M3 E30 ‘Group A’ coupe.

Meanwhile, British honour is upheld by four classic sporting Jaguars spearheaded by a barn-find, Australian-delivered 1951 XK120 roadster.

Two superbly-restored Mini Coopers, a stunning, very low kilometre 1997 Lotus Esprit V8 Coupe and a lovely restored 1954 MG TF 1250 roadster are also in the auction.

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New entry point for in-demand Mercedes-Benz GLC mid-size SUV range

A newly added model to the Australian Mercedes-Benz GLC range brings an enticing new entry point to the popular SUV and Coupé range.

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 200 SUV combines a powerful yet frugal 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine (135kW/300Nm), a 9G-TRONIC nine-speed automatic transmission, and full-time rear-wheel-drive with a long list of standard appointments.

This includes Parking Pilot with a 360-degree camera, an EASY PACK tailgate, Audio 20 entertainment system with seven-inch colour display and touchpad control, satellite navigation system, digital radio, media interface with smartphone integration, keyless start, electric front seats, black ash wood trim, ARTICO upholstery, LED head-lights, Active Parking Assist, DYNAMIC SELECT driving mode selector, and 19-inch alloy wheels.

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