Shannons Sponsor SPEED+STYLE+BEAUTY

Some of the world’s most fascinating and desirable cars, from a 1909 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost to a 2003 model Ford GT will come together in Brisbane for the third annual SPEED+STYLE+BEAUTY staged from 12-16 January in the old Metro Ford complex in Fortitude Valley.

The 40 special vehicles in the show represent “a celebration of wheels” according to organiser Rod Gould, who has again welcomed Shannons as one of the event’s major sponsors.

Supercars on display include a four-wheel drive twin-turbo Porsche 959, a rare Jaguar XJ220 coupe and a Ferrari F40. Meanwhile, a 1931 Aston Martin, an Alvis Speed 25, an Allard and a Frazer Nash are amongst the Thoroughbreds to be seen at the 2011 SPEED+STYLE+BEAUTY.

Special racing classics include a 1959 Porsche RSK Spyder and a rare Ferrari 275 NART Spyder.

Customs, Hot Rods, muscle cars and motorcycles are amongst the other vehicles on show, with all proceeds aiding Youngcare, an organisation that assists young Australians under 65 to get out of aged care.

The event:

SPEED + STYLE + BEAUTY is located in the old Metro Ford complex, 825 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, Brisbane. 

Parking is via McLachlan Street, accessible via Brunswick Street, or Winn Street.

Admission prices:

Adult – $15

Concession – $12

Child – $5

Opening hours:

Wednesday 12 January – 12noon to 6pm

Thursday 13 January – 12noon to 6pm

Friday 14 January – 12noon to 8pm

Saturday 15 January – 10am to 5pm

Sunday 16 January – 10am to 5pm