With an estimated selling price of $700,000 - $780,000 this 1971 Ford Falcon XY GT-HO Phase III ‘Bathurst’ Sedan is the highlight vehicle of the inaugural Shannons Brisbane Motor Show Auction.
To be auctioned on the afternoon of Sunday February 10 this icon of the local muscle car scene, the fastest four door sedan in the world in its day, is one of an estimated 150 remaining and has become one of the most collectable production cars ever made.
With a fully documented history from new, this stunning GT-HO is one of just five examples built in Frosted Pewter metallic and with the options fitted from new (including a left-hand mirror and 8-track stereo) is a truly unique Phase III.
Better still for Phase III aficionados and collectors, the car is one of the 50 made with factory fitted close-ratio Top Loaders ( it's a four-speed gearbox, kids) and a 3.50:1 31-spline Detroit Locker nine-inch rear end.
If you miss out on this GT-HO, the auction has a very attractive ‘consolation prize’ in the form of a nearly-as-rare brand new limited edition 2007 Falcon GT Cobra sedan.
Expecting to fetch between $85,000-$105,000, there’s already a strong interest with some very fierce bidding expected on the night. Anyone with a bulging wallet or keen eye for Aussie Muscle is encouraged to get along for a look.
Further details available through Shannons.