George Brough's Brough Superior

Brough’s Brough Superior up for sale

An historically important Brough Superior – one of the most expensive and exclusive motorcycles in its time – will come under the auctioneer’s hammer later this month The Brough Superior campaigned by George Brough in the London-Edinburgh Trial, a rare Bimota HB1, and a 1929 Scott owned and raced by Phil Vare at the Isle …

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1947 Harley Knucklehead

Harley Knucklehead fetches record price

A record Australian price for a Harley Knuckelhead has been paid at the Shannons Sydney Autumn Classic Auction on Sunday (March 3). More than $2.3 million was paid for 69 lots in the auction which includes rare motorcycles and cars as well as heritage number plates.  The motorcycle highlight was the sale of a restored, …

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1947 Harley Knucklehead

Rare motorcycles & plates at auction

Twenty-three rare motorcycles and 23 black and white numeric number plates are expected to steal the limelight at the Shannons Sydney Autumn Classic Auction on Monday (March 3). The plates alone are likely to generate up to $1.5 million, while the British, Italian, American and Japanese motorcycles from three separate private Sydney collections are expected …

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1974 MV Agusta 750 Sport

Rare motorcycles go to auction

Twelve rare motorcycles from Britain, Germany, Italy and Japan are going under the hammer at Shannons Melbourne Late Summer Classic Auction on February 17, four with no reserve price. SEE ALL THE IMAGES ON OUR PINTEREST BOARD Bike collectors and nostalgia freaks should be able to snap up a couple of bargains. However, the highlight …

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Motorcycle auction sets record

A former Barry Sheene motorcycle has helped set a new world auction record. The Bonhams annual sale of collector motorcycles at Stafford last weekend (October 20) made a total of £1,337,475 ($A2.2m), setting a new world record. A modern Molnar Norton Manx, prepared and entered by Fred Walmsley for the late World Champion Barry Sheene, …

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Rare Harleys under the hammer

The earliest known Harley-Davidson Sportster in existence could be yours. The first-year model believed to be the 10th XL883 produced in 1957 is being auctioned in Las Vegas by Bonhams next January. The Sportster is one of many rare bikes to go under the hammer. Also on the block will be a restored 1933 Harley-Davidson VLE …

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