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  • Muscle Car Auction

    January 28th 2021
    Muscle car auction

    We’re off to a great start in 2021 with Slattery holding an Australian muscle car auction event — All car enthusiasts will agree this is great news! This special event includes vintage model classic cars mixed with modern classics to generate t…

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  • 2021 Shannons Summer Timed Auction Online

    December 31st 2020
    Shannons online timed summer auction

    It’s that time of year again for the 2021 Shannons Summer Classic Car Auction, except this year is a little different due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Shannons Sydney and Melbourne showrooms are back open as of the 4th of January for viewing, but this…

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  • Holden Auctions

    November 30th 2020
    Holden car auction

    Since the announcement from GM that Holden will be closing in Australia, prices have gone through the roof, turning what were once considered unpopular vehicles into sought after collectors items. Once the most popular car in Australia, then a dying…

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  • Luxury Car Auctions Australia

    October 7th 2020
    Luxury car auction Australia

    Finding exotic, prestige and luxury cars can be difficult, and trying to buy them is even more challenging. Fortunately for all of us, Australia regularly holds special luxury car auctions throughout the year. We all have an idea of what a luxury car…

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  • How to Sell a Car at Auto Auctions

    September 29th 2020
    Car Auction Australia

    Over the past few years, many people have opened up the the idea of selling their car privately. The idea of getting the best price is always motivating, but many people have horrible experiences and wind up spending months on end dealing with rude buyers…

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  • Pros & Cons of Car Auctions

    August 26th 2020
    Pros and cons of car auctions

    Over the last few years, interest in car auctions has grown massively. But are car auctions a good option for you? Without getting too in-depth, it’s the unbeatable prices. Savvy car buyers purchase from car auctions, knowing they are getting the b…

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  • Where To Buy The Cheapest Used Cars in Australia?

    July 23rd 2020
    Cheapest and best priced cars Australia

    One of the biggest questions when buying a second-hand vehicle in Australia has always been, where do I find the best-priced used cars? As we all know, dealerships give you next to nothing for trade-in, thinking they are going make a million dollars…

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  • 4WD Auctions Australia

    June 30th 2020
    4x4 4wd car auctions

    If you’re looking at the endless possibilities of a 4WD or looking to upgrade your current model, you can’t go past 4x4 bargains at auction in Australia. It doesn’t matter what season of the year, an endless supply of 4WDs are available through…

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  • Commercial Truck, Machinery and Industrial Auctions

    May 31st 2020
    Commercial truck auctions Australia

    Public auctions for commercial trucks, industrial and machinery are held regularly throughout the year in Australia. Sellers want the fastest way to sell, so buyers can get the best deals, especially when there is limited interest at the time of purchas…

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  • Car Auction Finance

    April 19th 2020
    car auction finance

    Bidding at a car auctions in Australia can save you thousands on your next car, but only if you have the available finances to make a purchase. Due to the massive demand of discount priced vehicles, the one you’re interested in may only be available f…

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  • Classic Car Auctions Australia

    March 16th 2020
    Classic car auctions Australia

    Classic car auctions have been a highlight of Australian life for a long time. They have provided a viewing glass into history and are a great source of entertainment for many Australians. Unique and classic car auctions are a place where dreams come true…

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  • Motorcycle Auctions

    February 3rd 2020
    motorbike auctions Australia

    If you’re looking to get the best deal on your next motorbike, you can’t go past motorcycle auctions. For anyone that doesn’t ride motorcycles, it can be hard to understand the joy of riding. For most people that own them they’re a second vehic…

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  • Shannons Sydney Summer Classic Auction

    January 1st 2020
    Shannons Sydney Classic Car Auction

    It’s that time of the year again! Yes, it’s summertime and the time for Australian classic car enthusiasts. That’s because we’re gearing up for 2020 Shannons Sydney Classic Car Auction. This year brings a special blend of classic cars, motorcycles…

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  • Salvage Car Auctions

    December 4th 2019
    Salvage car auctions

    When we hear the word “salvage” in relation to cars, motorcycles, boats or trucks, the first thing we think of is a vehicle that’s been damaged beyond repair. This isn’t always the case though. Salvage vehicles may need minor repairs, or they…

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  • Which Vehicles Sell at Car Auctions?

    November 10th 2019
    What cars sell at auction?

    When it’s time to upgrade to a new car, you’ll commonly find the previous model being auctioned. If you’re familiar with car auctions you’ll know what we are talking about. Auto auctions are a great place to get a range of vehicles at well below m…

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  • Melbourne Car Auctions

    October 25th 2019
    Melbourne car auctions

    If you’re in Victoria and looking to get the best deal on your next car, you can’t go past the Melbourne Car Auctions Timetable. You may have heard about auto auctions before, but you might not be aware of the great selection offered by local auctio…

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  • Shannons Melbourne Summer Classic Auction 2019

    September 25th 2019
    Shannons summer classic

    Shannons conducts auctions every few months in different locations across Australia with a selection of rare and unique vehicles. The Shannons Melbourne Spring Classic Auction for 2019 has been and gone. This auction offered a range of rare and moder…

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  • Public Car Auctions

    August 30th 2019
    Public car auction

    If you are looking for the best deal on your next car, you can’t go past Australian auto auctions. Regular car auctions are held across all states of Australia, with vehicles ranging from $100 to the hundreds of thousands. Physical auctions are h…

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  • Brisbane Car Auctions

    July 26th 2019
    Car auctions Brisbane

    If you live in Brisbane and you’re looking for the best deal, you can’t go past Brisbane car auctions. Endlessly searching through Gumtree, Facebook Marketplace or Carsales to find a decent vehicle can be frustrating and time consuming. Brisbane is…

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  • Abandoned Car Auctions Dubai

    June 26th 2019
    Abandoned car auctions Dubai

    Dubai is a tax haven for those looking to save some extra dollars. In fact, a lot of the world’s wealthiest people have properties and other assets in Dubai. The UAE government has introduced some level of taxation, but it is barely effective if you h…

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  • Shannons Autumn Classic Auction

    May 28th 2019
    Shannons Autumn Classic Auction

    Thinking about buying a classic car? Well we’ve got just the thing for you! The good folks at Shannons hold auctions every few months, showcasing a large number of classic cars, vintage motorcycles, and more. Shannons auctions are a great way to pick…

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  • Gosford Classic Car Museum Auction

    April 30th 2019
    Gosford classic car museum auction

    The Gosford Classic Cars Museum was founded in 2016 as a place where car enthusiasts could gather to look at, and optionally buy legendary cars. Unfortunately they soon faced troubles with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), who were unable to decid…

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  • Impound Auto Auctions

    March 31st 2019
    Impounded car

    Have you ever wondered what happens to those cars, bikes, boats, caravans and trucks that are impounded and never claimed by their owners? The government sells off such vehicles to the general public via auction. As a result, they clear up space for mor…

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  • American Car Auctions

    February 18th 2019
    American car auctions

    It’s no longer news that the global used car market is growing at an unprecedented rate. The prospect of buying directly from the source and saving significant amounts of money is what draws most people to American car auctions. If you have a nose for…

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  • Car Auction Information

    January 30th 2019
    auto auction information

    An auto auction is a method of selling used, and sometimes new vehicles. Like any other auction, the individual with the highest bid wins the vehicle. Auctions are gaining popularity every year in the developed world. Previously, many people shied away…

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  • Japanese Car Auctions

    December 31st 2018
    Japanese car auctions

    For many years Japanese used car auctions have gained popularity by making luxury, high performance vehicles available at massively discounted prices. Hundreds of auction companies across Japan move thousands of vehicles weekly, making Japanese auto auc…

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  • Online Car Auctions

    November 28th 2018
    Online Car Auctions

    Vehicles aren’t exactly cheap to own. The fact they depreciate in value at a fast rate doesn’t help much either. Still, the promise of convenience and ease of mobility makes it impossible for many to avoid car ownership. The rising popularity of the u…

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  • How much can you expect to save buying at car auctions?

    October 28th 2018
    car auction showroom

    Buying a new car is a huge investment. Prices of cars keep depreciating and if you aren’t exactly rich, the decision to buy a new car is more questionable when you consider the facts. This single factor makes the used car market appealing to savvy buyer…

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  • How many cars are sold at auction each year in Australia?

    September 11th 2018
    How many cars are sold at auction each year in Australia?

    The used car market is rapidly expanding. A tremendous growth in the market has been recorded over the past few years. The volume of the Australian used car market is currently estimated at over 3.5 million units per annum. Over the past 5 years, the ma…

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  • Motor Dealer Auctions

    August 24th 2018
    motor dealer auctions

    As motor dealers know, car auctions are the easiest way to buy wholesale stock, but not all auctions look after motor dealers only by preventing non-dealers from bidding. Dealerships are always looking to add to their vehicle stock, and they cannot…

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  • Shannons Car Auctions

    July 30th 2018
    Shannon car auction

    Classics are so irreplaceable that enthusiasts often find themselves asking why these beauties were removed from the market in the first place. But that’s the whole point with classics, isn’t it? We may not value them highly if we know that the comp…

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  • The Complete Guide To Buying A Car At Auction

    June 14th 2018
    live car auction

    The used car market is always a great option for the prospective car buyer to save a lot of money. Used car dealerships and private-sellers are the obvious sources for used vehicles. Potential buyers may have worries about attending vehicle auctions for s…

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  • Pickles & Gosford Classic Car Museum Ultimate Sydney Classic Car Auction

    May 24th 2018
    Gosford classic car auction

    It’s back by popular demand! The 2018 Sydney Ultimate Classic Car Auction, being held by Pickles and Gosford Classic Car Museum this Saturday the 26th of May 2018 at Pickles Belmore. This year going under the hammer is 48 cars, giving you the rare op…

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  • Buying at Classic Car Auctions

    April 22nd 2018
    classic car auction

    The modern automotive market has come a long way. There are diverse models of cars around with amazing designs, sophisticated features and an equally diverse range of engines and functionalities. The modern car shopper is really spoilt for choice. Despi…

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  • How to Buy Repossessed Cars at Car Auctions: Tips to Buy Repo Cars

    March 20th 2018
    repo car auctions

    Compared to a purchase from a dealer or private seller, buying repossessed cars through auction involves different processes and things to consider. Here’s a complete guide to protecting yourself from surprise issues you may encounter when purchasing…

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  • What Does No Reserve Mean at a Car Auction?

    February 22nd 2018
    no reserve car auction

    When it comes to auctions, a reserve is the lowest price a seller will accept for their vehicle. Prior to the auction, the seller will confirm their reserve price with the auctioneer. This price will not be made public, although you may be advised that…

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  • Buying at Ex Government Car Auctions

    January 23rd 2018
    Ex Government Car Auctions

    Buying vehicles at auctions is becoming increasingly popular in Australia. Purchasing from auctions is the best way to get the great deal. However, before bidding at an auction, it’s important to understand how everything works. Here are useful governme…

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  • Things To Know About Roadside Assistance

    November 7th 2017
    roadside assistance

    Roadside Assistance is more than just breakdown cover, it covers all kinds of car-related mishaps that can occur while driving your car. When you pre-purchase Roadside Assitance it comes at a low cost, but is a very important way of ensuring you’re c…

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  • How Many Vehicles Can You Buy?

    October 2nd 2017
    A showroom full of classic cars

    In Australia, you can buy cars from auto auctions, car dealers or from private sellers. If you buy, trade or sell vehicles, there are some rules you need to follow. Each states rules will slightly vary, but if you plan on selling cars for a living you w…

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  • How to Buy a Used Car Online

    September 26th 2017
    An online car sales website displayed on a laptop

    Over the years the internet has shifted the way people operate and altered the nature of various traditional consumer habits. Buying a used car once meant that you had to traverse some used car lots to get a feel of what you would like to purchase. It w…

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  • What to Expect

    September 4th 2017
    A show room full of classic cars

    Car auctions provide used car buyers with an alternative to dealerships and private sellers. Vehicle auctions are worth considering for the average buyer looking to get a great deal. As a prospective buyer, you can reflect on both sides of the divide to…

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  • Registration

    August 28th 2017
    A woman holding a sign that reads “Register now!”

    The registration process is required before placing any bids at auction. Registering to bid is entirely free, but you must begin by filling out a “Buyer Registration Card”. The card is made available at the main foyer. Always take your time to rea…

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  • Who Can Buy from Automotive Auctions?

    July 28th 2017
    A human silhouette with a question mark over the face

    Vehicle auctions are amazing places for people to go to pick up a car, bike or boat for the best deal. People can visit the auto auctions whether they are dealers who want to make a profit or regular people who just want to grab a bargain. Here is some…

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  • Picking Up Your New Car

    July 11th 2017
    A car carrier driving along a long country road

    Buying cars from an auction is a great way to get a deal on a used vehicle and can help you find the car of your dreams that you never expected for a given price. Whether bidding at a vintage, classic or regular used car auction used car auction, you ne…

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  • Fees and Charges

    June 26th 2017
    Fees and Charges

    Before jumping into buying a car, bike or boat at auto auctions, or for that matter anywhere in Australia, you should be aware of all purchase and post purchase costs involved to avoid blowing your budget The first of the car auction fees to be aware…

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  • Checklist For Buying A Used Car at Auction

    June 1st 2017
    A picture of a auto auction rules

    New cars cost an arm and a leg, with the resale price plummeting the second you drive it. The rate of depreciation in Australia on used vehicles is very high, for these reasons buying a used car is a practical, and wise option for most car buyers. If yo…

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  • REVS Certificates and Encumbrances

    May 11th 2017
    Two dark cars

    Up until recently PPSR certificates were called REVS certificates, thus many people still continue to call it a REVS check. A PPSR certificate is a vehicle check performed using the vehicle identification number (VIN). REVS stands for “Register of…

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  • How To Buy A Car At Auction

    March 27th 2017
    The show floor of a car auction

    1. Register for the Auction - To participate in an auction, you must register for it. You’ll be asked for your Australian driver’s license. If you’re buying on the behalf of another person, you’ll be asked for proof of authority. Also note tha…

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