Defence vehicles go to auction

19 September 2011
Defence vehicles go to auction
Defence vehicles will be up for grabs online and in the lanes at eight locations.

Manheim is to conduct a series of auctions around the country on behalf of the Australian Department of Defence from October 4 to 26.

The undertaking will see 45 Land Rovers, 200 cargo trailers, 90 motorbikes and 65 all-terrain bikes up for grabs online and in the lanes at eight locations in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Hobart, Perth, Darwin and Townsville.p

For the two-wheel enthusiast there will be some 90 motorcycles for sale, including Yamaha XT600, Honda XR250 and Suzuki DR-Z400 models. ATVs include the Honda Foreman TRX450 4x4, and TRX400, Suzuki Quad Master, Honda 450 Traxlok, and Polaris Sportsman in 6x6, 500 4x4, and 700 4x4.p

In addition to a number of single axle, two-cycle capacity motorbike trailers and ATV-towed units on offer, there will also be more than 220 cargo trailers in a range of load bearing capacities.

Some units come fitted with 5000kg water tanks, while tipping trailers and flat-bed 4x dual-wheelers complete the offering.

To find out more about this and other Defence sales activities, register online at or call your closest Manheim office.

Sydney:  October 4 and 19
Adelaide: October 11
Brisbane: October 11 and 12
Hobart: October 13
Perth: October 18 and 25
Townsville: October 20
Melbourne: October 27
Darwin: October 26