This is the car that started it all for Holden. It is known as the 48 - 215 or the FX Holden. It was launched at the motor show in 1948 many thought it wouldn't work because it was the first car that was ever built not on a chassis. The rest of the world laughed and said when you tow a boat or a caravan that it would fall apart. They were wrong this changed the whole way car companies manufactured motor cars no longer building them on a chassis. It was a new era of motoring history. This vehicle was part of a private collection in a museum. It has the miles showing on the clock being 31,520. It has always been garaged in the museum and was kept on full registration and has some very unique features; nasco accessories including the original radio, beautiful grey interior, 4 brand new tires and it is still featuring the original black and yellow number plates ***GMH - 215*** which are in very good condition and on their own would be valued between $5,000.00 to $10,000.00. A vehicle like this with original low miles and being the first of the Holden brand will only increase in value making it a very usable investment.
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This model - 1954 is the first of the oval windscreen beetles. This little oval window bug was previously displayed in a museum and has had a costly restoration to a concourse standard. It has won many trophy's and presents better than what it would have from new as the photos show. It is still featuring the original AM radio and comes with many accessories including a 'car and bonnet bra', original VW tool box and tools, original jack and the original wind reflector. By 1954 the beetles benefited from the increase in engine size to 1200cc which supplied a full 36hp this was 11hp more than it's predecessor's which only gave a full output of 25hp. Internally the trim, seats and hood lining present themselves like brand new. In recent years the split windscreen and oval window bugs have become very collectible and are a sourced commodity due to their increasing value. This vehicle is absolutely beautiful.
The MG Y Tourer are known as a very rare collectable MG. Between 1947 and 1953 there were 8,336 Y types produced and 877 of these were open tourers. The MG YT was launched at the Motor show in 1948 it was available for export only in both right hand drive and left hand drive models. It is believed that there is only around 200 left world wide and a very small number of these are based in Australia and are the original right hand drive. This particular 1949 MG has benefited from a new interior. The MG Y's are known for their independent front suspension, 1250cc OHV 4 cylinder engine and a 4 speed center change gear box. This vehicle was restored in the early 80's and is now showing a lovely patina.
This right hand drive built 1931 Chevrolet AE Independence Sports Roadster was classified as the top of the range Chev for its year. This particular model is 6 wheel equipt and features the rumble seat which sets it apart from a standard roadster of it's era. It has had a high quality ground up restoration; the paint, trim, hood, full wet weather equipment all present beautifully. The strong 6 cylinder engine has benefited from being rebuilt and is now running on straight unleaded. It has a 3 speed transmission and is also fitted with the optional extra luggage rack and trunk as well as wind reflectors. This car runs and drives beautifully and is a pleasure to take on long trips. There were very limited numbers of the sports roadsters built in 1931 due to 'The Great Depression'. The Independence Roadster is rated by many motoring enthusiasts as one of the best Chev's of all time. This vehicle was part of a private collection and is offered for sale for the first time in 30 years.