Three collectibles to buy at GraysOnline

By: Alex Affat, Unique Cars magazine

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GraysOnline’s Classic Car Auction offers some hidden gems

1986 Holden VL Turbo Manual Wagon

The first car that caught our eye is this honest and workable-looking VL Turbo wagon.

The car looks fair and clean, with the interior in surprisingly good condition, and all exterior trim in place.

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It looks like it’s been fiddled with a little – with an aftermarket head unit and two aftermarket gauges (boost and oil pressure) mounted in the centre console.

The listing also indicates a ‘sports exhaust’, king springs, ARP head studs, and 28 spline LSD disc brake rear end.

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Overall, the car looks clean and is in running condition. We reckon it would make a great rolling resto project.

No odometer reading is listed in the ad, however the odometer reads 182,355kms.

Bidding stands at $7,509 at the time of writing, and has 2 days left on the auction.

Check it out here!

 

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1971 Ford LTD 429 Automatic

After a big yank tank?

Check out this ’71 Ford LTD 429.

The LTD was Ford’s range-topping full-size offering at the time, and was a distinctly more luxuriously-specified offering more akin to equivalent Lincoln and Mercury models.

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This one features a 429ci V8 mated to an automatic transmission.

Silver exterior and green vinyl trim looks to be in good condition with 75,272 miles indicated on the odo.

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It cuts an imposing silhouette and would be a rare sight on aussie roads.

The current bid stands at $32,000 with two days to go.

Check it out here!

 

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1974 Porsche BBR Monterey Spyder

 

This curiously-clothed Porsche 914 is actually a pretty rare car, born out of the height of America’s 80s sports car racing.

Prominent American team-Porsche outfit, Beach Boys Racing, built just 109 of these slant-nosed ‘Monterey Spyders’ out of Porsche 914 roadsters.

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This is the only one in the country, and would look right at home rolling into your local Porsche club event.

Under the reworked skin sits a supercharged 2.0lt air-cooled mid-mounted motor mated to a five-speed manual gearbox.

The car reportedly weighs just 920kgs and has been completely restored.

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The listing pegs the odometer at 84,454kms with current bidding standing at $21,509.

You’ve got two days left to secure your 80s Miami motoring dreams!

Check it out here!

 

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