Holden Cars Kick Goals on Grand Final Day

An extremely rare classic car is up for auction at Lloyds Auctions and was once owned by Tony Lockett “Plugger” the highest goal scorer in the history of AFL, and it is going under the hammer this Saturday alongside the AFL Grand Final.

The Aussie classic is a 1985 HDT VK Group A Blue Meanie made famous by Peter Brock, and the most famous of all the Brock Commodores, with only 500 being made. The Blue Meanie is so respected today, enthusiasts will pay very high prices for top quality examples of these cars.

“It is quite rare to see these cars at auction in condition such as this one, and also owned by an Australian icon and Australian Football Hall of Fame member such as Tony Lockett,” said Mr. Lee Hames, Chief Operations Officer for Lloyds Auctions.

Once retailing for $21,950 brand new, these cars are now achieving prices over $1 million for vehicles in pristine condition.

With the strength of passion investing continuing strong and driving up prices over the years, according to the Knight Frank Wealth Report Series for Luxury Investments, “the buyers of classic and collectable cars are changing in age as Generation Xers reach peak earning potential.”

Other passion investments on offer this weekend include over $10 million worth of assets going under the including over 250 Classic Cars to Pink Diamonds, mancave memorabilia and an UNRESERVED 2011 Luxury Princess Sports Yacht and UNRESERVED 1988 Ferrari 328 GTS.

“It is going to be a massive weekend of auctions, highlighting the completely unreserved princess V62 luxury yacht and the 328 GTS Ferrari, we have never seen passion investments in this price bracket go unreserved at auction anywhere,” continued Mr. Hames.

It is a weekend of auctions not to be missed, kicking off with over 250 Classic Cars going under the hammer LIVE on Saturday 30th September from 10am.

You can view the Blue Meanie here.

You can view the entire Classic Car auction here.

You can view the UNRESERVED Luxury Princess Yacht and Ferrari here.

Footage on the Yacht & Ferrari can be found here and the Blue Meanie footage is available on request.

Matt Kalinski

Head Of Valuations

Qualifications & Affiliations

American Society of Appraisers Candidate Member

Certified Practicing Valuer AVAA


Matt has been in the valuations space for many years and has extensive experience in the space across an abundance of various industries. He now leads the valuations teams for Lloyds Auctions with a passion for encouraging his team to set and achieve high goals and produce great results for the company whilst growing the team’s skills starting with a great culture and team mindset.