Mercedes-Benz World 18th May 2019 Sale(#39) 18/05/2019 9:30 AM GMT CLOSED

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    • ESTIMATE£16,000 - £19,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • Lot Number149
    • RegistrationMBF 241H
    • Chassis Number1915458
    • Odometer Reading19,900 miles
    • Engine Numbertbc
    • Estimate£16,000 - £19,000
    • ModelGamine Vignale
    • FE Cat descThe Fiat 500 was produced between 1957 and 1975 with limited production of the Fiat 500 K estate continuing until 1977. Despite its diminutive size, the 500 proved to be an enormously practical and popular car throughout Europe, capturing the hearts and minds of the public. Launched as the Nuova 500, it was marketed as a cheap and practical town car. They only measured three metres long and were originally powered by a tiny 479cc two cylinder, air-cooled engine. The 500 redefined the term 'small car' and is considered one of the first city cars. Frixos Demetriou was a successful casino owner in Cyprus and the owner of the Olympic Gaming Club in London. While in Milan his flight to Athens was diverted, he spotted an unusual looking car by the airport and on enquiry discovered that it was a Fiat 500 Gamine Vignale. The Gamine was a small two-seater roadster produced by Carozzeria Vignale from 1967 to 1971, based on the Fiat 500 platform using the two-cylinder air-cooled engine from the 500 Sport. Demetriou was looking to diversify his business interests and sensing an opportunity he returned via Turin, securing the rights to sell Vignale products in the UK. He bought 200 cars upfront, paying with cash and committed to buy the next six months production if Vignale would manufacture the car in righthand drive form. The Gamine two-seater was well received, becoming trendy with the Chelsea set, even nightclub owner Peter Stringfellow owned one. This delightful example of these hugely sought after Fiats is presented in its original paint colour of red with its original black interior. This car was used as a static showroom display by the UK’s oldest Fiat dealership, Platts Garage, from 1977 until 2018 when they ceased trading and the car was then recommissioned. A rare righthand drive, two owner car which is in unrestored condition. This is truly a rare commodity when searching for these models, particularly with the odometer reading a mere 19,900 which we believe to be commensurate with its age. Delightful, fun and eye catching!
    • ESTIMATE£16,000 - £19,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • ESTIMATE£50,000 - £60,000
    • Sold:£46,412
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number150
    • RegistrationBRD 2518
    • Chassis Numbertbc
    • Odometer Reading30,200 miles
    • Engine Numbertbc
    • Estimate£50,000 - £60,000
    • ModelMustang Supercharged Fastback GT
    • FE Cat descThe original restoration of this Fastback took place across the pond in the USA; a standard Mustang GT was acquired before an extensive restoration took place. The owner was meticulous and had a very specific idea of what he wanted. It underwent a full nut and bolt rebuild before being painted in rare Ford Burnt Amber (Code B). It was also specified to have the correct factory ribbed back panel, an option only available in 1967 as well as, very unusually, a tilt option for the steering wheel. The engine was originally an A-Code unit but was then upgraded to K-Code specification. This refers to a durable, lightweight ‘Hi-Po’ 289c.i, V8 and featured special equipment to make an official rating of 271bhp. Uprated cylinder heads, camshaft, air intake, distributer and carburettors were also included. Until 1967, it was the top engine option available to a Mustang. It was then sold by muscle car specialists, MyRod.com in Texas who described the body work as 'laser straight' and went on to make a film about it; https://myrod.com/cars/1967-mustang-gta-fastback-12j/ Now this is where the story really gets interesting, using this already immaculate canvas, BRD 2518 has now been taken to the next level. Externally, aside from the impressively large bonnet scoop, the car looks the same as it did back in the USA. However, inside that gleaming engine bay, almost every single element has been upgraded. Most notably to the engine of course but also the transmission, suspension, brakes and even the fuel tank. The entirety of these extensive works have been documented, photographed and collated. The heart of this leviathan is a 5.7 litre, 550bhp (dyno’d) with supercharger. The pace and power of this car are unlike anything you will find in any classic car, or modern car come to that. The fully custom built exhaust pipe has an active switch, disengaging the full system and passing the exhaust (almost) straight from the engine block. The ‘loud’ button, you could say. Suspension, brakes and drivetrain matches the power output, as you would expect. All additional parts were sourced from the USA with only the highest quality acceptable. (Please note – we have been informed by mechanics that the componantry used combined with the strength of this particular engine allows for additional tuning up to 700bhp). An enormous amount of work has been performed on the car over the years costing in excess of £90,000 (all receipts included in file). As is evident from this total, literally no expense was spared over the course of this restoration. The majority of which, completed by HR Owen Lamborghini (lead mechanic had a passion for American muscle when not working on Lamborghinis and Bugatti’s) with additional work completed by Cotswold Classic Car Restorations and then by highly respected, Bill Sheppard’s Mustang. This is one of the most extreme Mustangs ever offered sale at a fraction of what it cost to buy, import or build. If you want to make an entrance, look no further…
    • ESTIMATE£50,000 - £60,000
    • Sold:£46,412
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£16,000 - £18,000
    • Sold:£11,200
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number151
    • RegistrationXTP 302V
    • Chassis Number9B08RJY152965
    • Odometer Reading72,780 miles
    • Engine Number3375009
    • Estimate£16,000 - £18,000
    • ModelChevette HS
    • FE Cat descThe Chevette was manufactured in the UK from 1975 to 1984 and was Vauxhall's version of the family of small 'T-Cars' from their parent, General Motors (GM); this also included the Opel Kadett in Germany. However, the Chevette 2300HS was created for rally homologation. In 1976, at the instigation of new chairman Bob Price, Vauxhall decided to increase their profile in International rallying. In conjunction with Blydenstein Racing, who ran 'Dealer Team Vauxhall', they developed a rally version of the Chevette. They created a far more powerful Chevette variant by fitting the much larger 2.3 litre slant four engine into the shell, using a sixteen valve cylinder head which Vauxhall was developing. Suspension and rear axle were from the Opel Kadett C GT/E, while the gearbox was a Getrag 5-speed. Chevrolet Vega Alloy wheels (similar in appearance to the Avon wheels used on the droopsnoot Firenza) were used, as well as a newly developed glass-reinforced plastic air dam. The resulting car was fast, with 135 hp (100 kW), and a far cry from the small-engined Chevettes from which it was developed. In order to compete in International rallying, the car had to be homologated for Group 4- the class the HS was to compete in - meant building 400 production examples. The result was a fast car with good handling, if rather unrefined. Like the Droopsnoot Firenza, the HS was available only in silver, with red highlighting and a bright red, black and tartan interior.The HS was a great success as a rally car, clocking up notable wins for drivers such as Pentti Airikkala, Jimmy McRae and Tony Pond. It was a challenge to the most successful rally car of the time, the Ford Escort, winning the British Open Rally Championship for Drivers in 1979 and for Manufacturers in 1981. This wonderful example of these rare homologated cars is presented in silver with black/red cloth interior. It has been cherished by one family who have owned the car since 1982. There is a fully documented mechanical and body restoration which was carried out by Country Classic Cars and completed in 2017. These are exciting “ hot hatches” which are a thrill to drive and one in this condition is an opportunity not to be missed. The market for such cars has developed into one of the most exciting of recent years in the classic car fraternity and this particular Vauxhall would be a fabulous addition to anyone’s collection or just to simply enjoy its exhilarating performance on the road or indeed on the track!
    • ESTIMATE£16,000 - £18,000
    • Sold:£11,200
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£9,000 - £11,000
    • Sold:£8,490
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number152
    • RegistrationWKB 874H
    • Chassis NumberSBH8435
    • Odometer Reading39,840 miles
    • Engine Number8435
    • Estimate£9,000 - £11,000
    • ModelT1
    • FE Cat descPredating Bentley’s 1980s resurgence, the T1 was produced in far fewer numbers than the equivalent Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, the ratio being 11:1 in the Shadow’s favour, making the Bentley considerably rarer today. On the road, the T-Series afforded its owners the advantage of an eye-line higher than that of most other cars, giving its occupants a commanding view of their surroundings while electrically adjustable seats ensured unrivalled comfort. Summing up the ownership experience in 1989, Classic & Sportscar observed, 'There's plenty of pleasure to be had from driving a Silver Shadow or T1, probably at town speeds more than anything. You learn to cope with its size very quickly. It soothes its driver like no other car.' Originally registered on 17th April 1970, this imposing British classic is presented in dark blue with a matching dark blue leather interior. This motor car epitomises everything one would expect from a luxury motor car and is a joy to drive or indeed to be driven in. This car is supplied with a V5C registration document and we are advised a fresh MoT test will be carried out prior to the auction. Given the rarity of this Bentley, she appears to be very realistically estimated.
    • ESTIMATE£9,000 - £11,000
    • Sold:£8,490
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Sold:£6,160
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number153
    • RegistrationDAZ 4110
    • Chassis NumberGHN4176123
    • Odometer Reading1,222 miles
    • Engine Number7596
    • EstimateNo Reserve
    • ModelB Roadster
    • FE Cat descConceived in the late 1950s and launched in 1962, the MGB would turn out to be one of the most successful sports cars of all time. Attractively styled, cheap to run and easily maintained by the home mechanic, the 'B' carried on MG's traditional role of providing affordable, sports car motoring for the ordinary enthusiast. To compensate for increased weight, the existing B-Series engine was stretched from 1622 to 1798cc, while the MGB's aerodynamically efficient lines made the most of the maximum available 95bhp to achieve a top speed that just bested the magic 'ton'. A 'right first time' design that changed little over the years, the 'B' enjoyed an 18-year production life and sales totalling in excess of 500,000 cars. Its popularity remaining undiminished today, the classic MGB is one of the easiest sports cars of its era to run and maintain in the 21st century, being served by a worldwide industry of spare parts and service providers.
    • Sold:£6,160
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£14,000 - £18,000
    • Sold:£19,040
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number154
    • Registration4859 DG
    • Chassis NumberCA2S7732734
    • Odometer Readingtbc
    • Engine Number37545
    • Estimate£14,000 - £18,000
    • ModelMini Cooper ‘S’ Mk. I (1275cc)
    • FE Cat descDesigned by Alec Issigonis in 1959, a new concept in car design was born. With a monocoque shell, transversely mounted engine and front wheel drive, the new 'Mini', as it was commonly known, soon became popular across a broad spectrum of the population. Introduced in February 1964, the 1275 Mini Cooper S, with its torquey engine, has long been seen as the ultimate 'S' and is currently still the most sought after version for most buyers and owners. Visually the same as the 1071cc 'S', the 1275cc was fitted with hydrolastic suspension along with the rest of the Mini range in late 1964. From early 1966, the extra fuel tank and oil cooler became standard items. The 1275cc 'S' then remained in production pretty much unchanged until September 1967 when the Mk. II version was launched. This original UK supplied, righthand drive, Mini Cooper ‘S’ was first registered on 10th February 1966. Having been stored for many years, this Mini is in barn find condition and will require a total restoration. It appears the Recaro seats have been fitted from new and it certainly looks like everything is present and correct with the car although, rest assured, she needs a lot more than a T-Cut and polish! Supplied with an old style registration document denoting the registration number of 4859 DG which is believed to have been on the car from new. Austin Mini Cooper ’S’ prices have soared in recent years and this 1275cc example with twin fuel tanks is a great project.
    • ESTIMATE£14,000 - £18,000
    • Sold:£19,040
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£10,000 - £15,000
    • Sold:£12,320
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number155
    • RegistrationC915 CAP
    • Chassis NumberSAJJNAEW3BC125999
    • Odometer Reading22,004 miles
    • Engine Number8S037508HA
    • Estimate£10,000 - £15,000
    • ModelXJS Jubilee Edition by Guy Salmon (5.3 litre)
    • FE Cat descConceived as a comfortable and long-legged Grande Routière rather than an out-and-out sports car like the preceding E-Type, the XJS made use of the Jaguar XJ6/XJ12 platform and running gear. With a shorter wheelbase than its saloon siblings, the XJS debuted as a V12 powered coupé with six-cylinder and soft top versions following in the 1980s. That Jaguar's XJS has become a 'bona fide' classic is beyond doubt. Launched in 1975, its 21 year production life was a testimony to the excellence of its basic design. With all-round independent coil sprung suspension, power assisted rack and pinion steering and disc brakes, its excellent ride/handling balance was justly praised by the contemporary motoring press. The XJS's superlative 5.3 litre developed some 295bhp in later fuel injected form and when allied to automatic transmission gave authoritative 150mph performance. The dramatic styling of the XJS did not go unnoticed by one of the foremost Jaguar dealerships of the time, Guy Salmon. To this end, they decided to offer the public a limited edition version that encompassed a number of upgrades. These included the adoption of the four round headlights and additional design element to the centre of the grille. These were built in low numbers, sanctioned by Jaguar Cars at the time and, as such, very collectable. This lovely, original, one family ownership from new, Jaguar XJS Jubilee Edition by Guy Salmon has only covered 22,000 miles from new. It was supplied to a Mr. Crowther in 1986 with his registration number DSC 5 and passed ownership to his wife when he passed away. The current owner, Mr. Crowthers grandson, registered the car in his name in 1992 with the current registration number. This XJS V12 is totally original and has never been restored, finished in red over cream paintwork with unworn grey leather interior, and fitted with a wooden Moto-Lita steering wheel, the original Jaguar floor mats are in pristine condition under the fitted rubber over mats. Recently taken out of long term storage, the car has been fully recommissioned, check through and MoT tested, the current MoT test certificate expires in November 2019. This Jaguar XJS is supplied with a V5C registration document and a service book containing eight Jaguar stamps confirming the low mileage. Jaguar XJS’s are becoming increasingly desirable, a rare special edition in such fine condition and low mileage, such as this, will appeal to the prudent investor or collector.
    • ESTIMATE£10,000 - £15,000
    • Sold:£12,320
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£15,000 - £20,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • Lot Number156
    • RegistrationS170 SLK
    • Chassis NumberWP0ZZZ99ZWS608234
    • Odometer Readingtbc
    • Engine Number66W15434
    • Estimate£15,000 - £20,000
    • Model911/996 Carrera 2 Track Car
    • FE Cat descOn its debut, the 911/996 featured the most significant changes to the Carrera model since its 1963 introduction, namely the water-cooled engine replacing the previously air-cooled unit. Progressively stringent noise regulations, environmental concerns, a higher expectation for refinement and a high-performance, four valve per cylinder engine made the switch necessary. Other changes included a sleeker body with a more steeply raked windshield and a redesigned interior with the 996 seen as responsible for a significant change in the 911 history, something that will be significant in the history of the famous Porsche brand. This 3.4 litre Carrera 2 was originally delivered in August 1998 and for a large part of its life remained as a standard road going coupé. In 2004 the car was damaged but repairable requiring a new engine and thus placed as a category D insurance loss, the previous owner thus decided to change this into a track example so to enjoy trips to Spa, the Nürburgring and various UK tracks. At this time a factory 996 Aerokit was fitted and the car repainted before it was fitted with a roll cage, KW Clubsport GT3 suspension with remote reservoirs and adjustable damp and rebound damping. The car was set up by Ninemeister Porsche for the customer, they did a fabulous job of making this an very capable and pleasurable car for enjoying the legendary circuits and drives Europe can offer. We are informed that this example was fitted with a baffled sump for track work, however this cannot be confirmed then GT3 split rim alloy wheels shod with R888 Toyo tyres. A fair amount of lightening works took place in replicating a Clubsport specification and internally the car has Recaro pole positions and a four point harnesses. The current vendors purchased the car in 2016 and have used it for promotional purposes and hill climbs, visiting Goodwood, Shere Hill Climb, Rockingham and Brands Hatch. Further improvements included solid engine mounts, replaced and renewed bushes, gear box mounts, an electric fire extinguisher and cut off switches. Possibly, pound for pound the most fun you can have in a Porsche 911, fabulous value for money and certain to get the adrenaline pumping, entirely comfortable, not only on the track but driving to and from the track, should you wish.
    • ESTIMATE£15,000 - £20,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • ESTIMATE£25,000 - £29,000
    • Sold:£28,560
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number157
    • RegistrationRSG 395
    • Chassis Number180010Z8502794
    • Odometer ReadingN/A
    • Engine Numbertbc
    • Estimate£25,000 - £29,000
    • Model220SE Ponton Competition Saloon
    • FE Cat descMercedes-Benz reintroduced six-cylinder models to its range in 1951 with the 220 and 300 types, both of which were shown at the Frankfurt Show in the spring of that year. Both featured single overhead camshaft engines with the valves set across the head, rather than in line, and actuated by rockers. The 220 was powered by a 2,195cc six-cylinder engine producing 80bhp at 4,600rpm, good enough for a top speed of 100mph with acceleration to match, while the gearbox was an all-synchromesh four-speeder with column change. A separate chassis was retained for these models, which were replaced in 1956 by a new range featuring unitary construction bodyshells employing large, box-section side-members – hence the term ‘Ponton’. All-round coil-sprung independent suspension had long been a fixture of the Mercedes-Benz range, and that of the newcomers benefited from the newly developed single-pivot rear swing axle. A shorter wheelbase was adopted for the cabriolet model that appeared in May 1956 and also for the coupé introduced the following year when the Hydrak semi-automatic transmission become available as an option. Luxuriously equipped in the best Daimler-Benz tradition, these superbly constructed Gran Turismos were priced some 70% above the 220S saloon. Having attended all Goodwood Revival meetings since its construction in 2008, this rare righthand drive 'Ponton' was race-prepared for the same owner - a prominent Mercedes-Benz collector and marque expert - by motor engineer Richard Miles of Tipton Garage, a former Brabham Formula 1 mechanic and Daniel Richmond's righthand man at legendary tuners, Downton Engineering. Richard's brief was to build the 'Ponton' for use at the Goodwood Revival and HRDC 'Touring Greats' series, which share regulations, while taking advantage of all permitted modifications. The latter include an increase in engine capacity of up to 25%, and so a 2.8-litre engine was installed, which drives via a four-speed manual gearbox from the same period. Both engine and transmission, the latter upgraded with a limited-slip differential, were painstakingly rebuilt at Tipton Garage by Richard's son, Stephen Miles, a former development engineer at Janspeed Engineering where he was a key member of the team responsible for running Nissan's works effort in the British Touring Car Championship. To satisfy the FIA's safety regulations for historic competition cars, a custom-built full roll cage has been installed together with all the mandatory safety equipment. Goodwood's particular insistence on the retention of period features on historic saloons meant that the Mercedes had to have factory steel wheels and full interior trim. Like that of its 'Fintail' stablemate, this car's attention to detail has seen it acknowledged as one of the best presented entries at the Goodwood Revival, even impressing visiting directors of Mercedes-Benz. Motor sports legends that have co-driven this car at Goodwood include Desiré Wilson, Jürgen Barth, Jochen Mass, and Brian Redman. 'RSG 395' has also been welcome in the HRDC's popular 'Touring Greats' series for pre-1960 touring cars and will surely remain so for the foreseeable future. During this period, the car was always maintained regardless of cost by Tipton Garage, who kept it in first class order. When the owner/driver retired from active participation in motor sports, both of his historic Mercedes-Benz racers were purchased by the current vendor. The current owner acquired the car in January 2016 and is only offering it for sale today for medical reasons. This Mercedes has been maintained to a very high standard by Ian Nuthall's 'INRacing', specialists in historic competition cars of all kinds and is presented in ready-to-race condition. This well-known Mercedes-Benz racing saloon represents a wonderful opportunity to own a car having one of the longest associations with Goodwood's much loved Revival meeting.
    • ESTIMATE£25,000 - £29,000
    • Sold:£28,560
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£38,000 - £45,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • Lot Number158
    • Registration172 YUJ
    • Chassis NumberAR1493 22433
    • Odometer Reading936 km
    • Engine NumberNot known
    • Estimate£45,000 - £55,000
    • ModelGiulietta Sprint
    • FE Cat descWe are delighted to present this fabulous example of the Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint, a motorcar that took the world by storm in 1954. Such was its impact upon the world of motoring, bursting onto the market at its introduction at the 1954 Turin Motor Show, it was christened, 'Italy's girlfriend' by the adoring public. The vehicle's outstanding performance, at the time, from its 1.3 litre twin cam engine, together with the beautiful lines penned by Nuccio Bertone in conjunction with Felice Mario Boano and Franco Scaglione, led this innovative little coupé to become the benchmark for coupés in the future. This Alfa Romeo certainly exudes quality and, no doubt, it would not surprise you that it has undergone a three year, professional, extensive restoration and has been kept within a private collection ever since. On record is a letter from the Alfa Romeo Owner’s Club, confirming that this Giulietta was manufactured on 24th February 1960 and sold on 30th May in Panama. The restoration was carried out by the well-respected restoration company, Redcastle Classics with invoices on file totalling over £29,000, the total costs, we are informed being in excess of £30,000. These works are recorded between October 2011 and August 2013 after the car was imported from the USA in circa 2010. The bodyshell was stripped to bare metal, repaired as required, including new floor pans and finished to a very high standard. During the rebuild, everything was checked, replaced or overhauled. We invite you to inspect the undersides that demonstrate the high level of workmanship that has gone into the rebuild, the suspension being detailed and its evident that it has been re-bushed and fitted with new shock absorbers. Further works included, a new wiring loom, a rebuilt braking system with later front discs fitted, a re-cored radiator, re-chromed brightwork (excluding bumpers), reupholstered interior including carpets, a new windscreen later and a rebuilt 2.0 litre engine and five-speed gearbox were fitted. A decision was made, not to fit the bumpers, although they are un-restored and included in the sale. A set of TZ style alloy wheels completes the picture and, we hope you may agree that the lack of bumpers and the inclusion of the TZ wheels make for a more purposeful and aesthetically pleasing look. This Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint is UK registered and comes with a file documenting the restoration, a V5C registration document and the aforementioned dating letter. The Giulietta is an achingly attractive piece of automotive machinery and this example certainly confirms that. On the open road this Alfa really does go as well as it looks, with the engine being incredibly responsive and the handling being solid and assured, a real pleasure to drive. These fine motorcars are far more able than might be thought of from a car of its age and are well supported by several specialists, the Alfa Romeo Owner’s Club and especially, the Giulietta Register who organise European Tours. We wonder where a lucky new owner may take this fine example?
    • ESTIMATE£38,000 - £45,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • ESTIMATE£42,000 - £55,000
    • Sold:£57,120
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number159
    • RegistrationBDV 288B
    • Chassis Number218738
    • Odometer Reading6,747 miles
    • Engine Number812399
    • Estimate£42,000 - £55,000
    • Model356SC
    • FE Cat descIntroduced in 1948, the 356 was Porsche's first production car. Available in either coupé or open sports versions, the 356 was a lightweight rear engined, rear wheel drive sports car with fine handling characteristics. Production continued until 1965. It became a popular car for converting for racing and rallying and enjoyed much success through the years in many famous racing events. As a Porsche 356 SC, it is the top of the range model in the 356's final incarnation; with disc brakes all round and the 95bhp version of the 1600cc push-rod engine. Offered today is this very special Porsche 356 SC. This thoroughbred has an extensive history file and tale covering two very different identities. Originally imported from Texas in 1991, it was purchased by the previous owner in 1997 as the basis for a historic racer. Subsequently, over the next four years it was transformed to compete in the HSCC competition (Historic Road Sports Class D) events. The total expenditure added up to over £20,000 and included brakes, steering and suspension set up, full roll cage, plumbed in fire extinguisher, racing harnesses and preparation for racing by Sigma Engineering. A full race engine was built by the renowned Porsche specialist, Andy Prill, at a cost of £7400 and the build was based around an original 1600 Porsche engine block. The engine is believed to produce approximately 120bhp but still retains the flexibility required for road use. Further works include; a conversion to a 12 volt electrical system, lightweight aluminium foam filled fuel tank, a dual circuit brake system and a set of 6x15 factory Fuchs alloy wheels. Detailed records of all these works are contained within the history file. Since then however, this proper driver’s car has undergone a change of ownership and, as a result, a complete change of focus. Looking for a car of this nature to complete a private collection, a top-to-tail restoration has taken place. Initially, everything was taken off the shell, including all glass and drive train and the shell sent away to be stripped, repaired where necessary and repainted from silver to Gemini Blue. Highly respected specialists, Maxted Page, stands head and shoulders above everyone else with a skill set dedicated to the preservation and sale of modern and historic Porsches. It is, therefore, reassuring to see page after page of works completed by them. The interior is set off with period racing seats; new padding and carpet set as well as a refitted Blaupunkt Frankfurt stereo. Underneath, the engine and gearbox, already out from the repaint, were both rebuilt, including suspension, brakes and fuel system. All, it be should repeated, by Maxted Page. They also went over the electrical system and loom delivering this car back just last year in lovely condition throughout. Inspection of the comprehensive history file and motorcar itself is highly recommended.
    • ESTIMATE£42,000 - £55,000
    • Sold:£57,120
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£57,000 - £62,000
    • Sold:£80,640
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number160
    • RegistrationG3 GTS
    • Chassis NumberZFFWA20C000082410
    • Odometer Reading27,695 miles
    • Engine Number19206
    • Estimate£57,000 - £62,000
    • Model328 GTS
    • FE Cat descIntroduced in 1988, the 328 was the third of Ferrari’s highly successful family of V8 engined road cars that had begun with the 308 GT4 of 1973. Originally badged as a Dino, the all-new 308 GT4 2+2 took over from the preceding Dino V6. The newcomer’s wedge shaped styling, by Bertone rather than the customary Pininfarina, was not universally well received, but the performance of the amidships-mounted double overhead camshaft three litre V8 certainly was, and a new two-seater car using a dry-sumped version of the same power unit debuted at the Paris Salon in 1975. Subsequently updated with four valves per cylinder, the 308 was superseded by the mechanically similar but larger engined 328 GTB in 1985. By increasing both bore and stroke, the Quattrovalvole engine’s capacity was raised to 3,186cc which, together with a higher compression ratio, revised pistons, and improved Marelli engine management system, lifted maximum power to 270bhp at 7,000rpm. Top speed was raised to within a whisker of 160mph, with the sprint to 60mph covered in 5.5 seconds. On the outside, the addition of Testarossa-style moulded bumpers, a deeper rear valance and an unobtrusive roof spoiler could not disguise its underlying beauty. 'If the sublime purity of the original shape has been corrupted, its striking appearance has not. In our book, this is still the most beautiful of all contemporary exotics, a gorgeous looking car.' Motor magazine reviewing the Ferrari 328. This fabulous GTS example is presented in the classic Rosso Corsa with Crema leather interior complemented by red carpets. The paintwork is original and untouched as is the interior, which is rare today. This car comes with all of its original Ferrari manuals in their leather Ferrari wallet, accompanying this is the Ferrari tool roll which is complete and original with all the tools baring the Ferrari name, as they should, and the original jack in its original roll also comes with the car. The mileage is genuine which can be backed up by the history. This particular example has been stored in a Carcoon for the last few years within a climate controlled garage and used sparingly by its fastidious owner. It is important to note that the last cambelt change was at 27,025 miles, in 2010. The service and MoT test certificate history can be seen within the cars history file. This car is presented with a new MoT test certificate which expires in April 2020 and is UK registered. This is a great opportunity to own an iconic Italian marque and still a head turner today as it was when first manufactured. I am certain once upon a time we all wanted to be Tom Selleck as Magnum! Now is your chance.
    • ESTIMATE£57,000 - £62,000
    • Sold:£80,640
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£75,000 - £90,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • Lot Number161
    • RegistrationADE 122J
    • Chassis Number11304410018081
    • Odometer Reading8,513 km
    • Engine Number13098310006644
    • Estimate£75,000 - £90,000
    • Model280 SL Pagoda
    • FE Cat descThe 190 SL was a beautiful design and, seemingly, impossible to follow. However, in 1963, Mercedes-Benz debuted an all-new roadster. The 230 SL 'Pagoda' was a stunning Paul Bracq-designed two-seat convertible that followed Mercedes' new design language. The lines were more crisp with weight saved by the increased use of aluminium panels. In 1967, Mercedes- Benz introduced the third and final iteration of the 'Pagoda', the 280 SL, which, the purists will tell you, finally gave the Pagoda adequate power. This came from a robust 2.8 litre, six cylinder engine with Bosch fuel injection and, combined with eminently capable handling, decent disc brakes all round, made for wonderful driver’s cars. I have no hesitation in describing this superb example as one of the finest available today. Forming the cornerstone of an extremely high quality private collection, this was sent to Mercedes-Benz specialists, ‘German Autohaus’ and completely stripped back to bare metal in 2004 and then became the subject of a painstaking rotisserie restoration. Repainted back to its correct cream colour with a contrasting tan interior, the work was instructed to reflect a motorcar in ‘concours’ condition. All parts and assemblies have been overhauled including, but not confined to all suspension, engine & gearbox and differential. Parts found to be in poor condition were replaced by new items. The interior was re-upholstered and all chrome was re-chromed. The result won, unsurprisingly, prizes wherever it went. There is even an image on file of the underside being polished. With just 3,000 miles travelled since these works took place and comprehensive servicing undertaken during that time, this example, complete with hardtop, could certainly not be recreated for the asking price attached.
    • ESTIMATE£75,000 - £90,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • ESTIMATE£23,000 - £28,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • Lot Number162
    • RegistrationWHM 75G
    • Chassis Number1650599
    • Odometer Reading38,937 miles
    • Engine Number2752248
    • Estimate£23,000 - £28,000
    • Model2002
    • FE Cat descBMW's director of product planning, Helmut Werner Bönsch and Alex von Falkenhausen, the designer of the BMW M10 engine, had both been owners of a 1600-2 (1602) and subsequently had both installed a two litre engine in their respective cars. Following the realisation that they had both made the same modification, they prepared a joint proposal to BMW's board to manufacture a two litre version of the 1602. At the same time, American importer Max Hoffman was asking BMW for a sporting version of the 02 series that could be sold in the United States. The 1990cc engine was made available in 1968 in two states of tune; the base single-carburettor 2002, producing 100bhp as in the 2000 and 2000C and the dual-carburettor high compression 2002Ti, producing 120bhp as in the 2000Ti and 2000CS, later a fuel injection model was introduced - the Tii. ​This excellent 1968 BMW 2002 is the 599th car built and one of the first righthand drive models to be delivered to the UK. Three owners from new, the first two were father and son before the third owner, the vendor, purchased it in 2015. The 2002 has a complete history from 1976 including details of the complete ground up rebuild in a replacement body shell with the rare steel sliding sunroof which came from California. During the restoration the car was upgraded and the engine rebuilt to 2002 Tii specification with throttle body fuel injection by Alex Elliot Racing, who is well known for racing his BMW 3.0 CSL ‘Batmobile’. The suspension and brakes uprated to BMW 2002 Turbo and the five-speed gearbox and rear differential from an E21 ensure this concours winning car is very quick and drivable. Finished in dark blue with black leather interior, this 2002 is supplied with a V5C registration document, an MoT test certificate which expires in May 2020, original, stamped service book, the Best in Class award from the BMW Car Club GB and a file containing the history of the car including photographs of the restoration. This super cool 1970s BMW is sure to be a favourite and viewing is highly recommended.
    • ESTIMATE£23,000 - £28,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • ESTIMATE£19,000 - £25,000
    • Sold:£22,400
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number163
    • RegistrationEU05 GGK
    • Chassis NumberSCFAC01A75GA02737
    • Odometer Reading73,200 miles
    • Engine NumberAM04/10709
    • Estimate£19,000 - £25,000
    • ModelDB9 Coupé
    • FE Cat descThe sleek superformed aluminium body of the DB9 was initially designed by Ian Callum but had also been significantly influenced by the next director of Aston Martin design, Hendrik Fisker. Powered by a third generation version of the six litre, V12 with a top speed of 186mph, the DB9 was the first of what was to become a long line of production Aston Martins to use VH architecture; using superformed parts in the chassis and footwell as well as the body panels. The DB9 bodyshell weighed 25% less than that of the DB7 but has double its torsional rigidity. This process also allowed Aston Martin to retain high levels of engineering accuracy, ensuring chassis performance to match the engine power. Aston Martin have always made the interior of their cars to be very special places and the fine detail of finishing is typified by the starter button made of glass and sand, etched with the Aston Martin wings logo, making the DB9 a lovely place in which to enjoy that glorious V12.
    • ESTIMATE£19,000 - £25,000
    • Sold:£22,400
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£50,000 - £60,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • Lot Number164
    • RegistrationMLP 770L
    • Chassis NumberBFATML00092
    • Odometer Reading10,000 miles
    • Engine NumberML00092
    • Estimate£50,000 - £60,000
    • ModelEscort Mk. I RS1600
    • FE Cat descThe original Ford Escort was introduced at the Brussels Motor Show in January 1968 and soon became a commercial success as an attractive small family saloon. Ford had, for a number of years, used active participation in motor sport as a means of getting their showroom doors swinging on a Monday morning and the new Escort was to prove no exception. Popular at club level in every discipline of the sport, it was at international level that the name 'Escort' became synonymous with winning. The Ford works team was practically unbeatable in the late 1960s / early 1970s, and arguably, the Escort's greatest victory was in the 1970 London to Mexico World Cup Rally driven by Finnish legend, Hannu Mikkola. This result and the ensuing acclaim prompted Ford to produce the famous Escort Mexico (1.6 L 'Kent'-engine) road version in honour of the rally car. One step up from the Mexico, the Escort 'RS1600' was developed using an engine that was essentially a detuned Formula 3 unit designated BDA (Belt Drive 'A' Series). Both the Mexico and RS1600 were built simultaneously at the now famous Ford Advanced Vehicle Operations (AVO) facility located at the Aveley Plant in South Essex. As well as higher performance engines and sports suspension, these models featured strengthened bodyshells, making them ideal for rallying. Even today, Mk. I Escorts are still very popular in the Historic Rally scene with their reputation for a great balance of power and handling, making them true driver's cars. The BDA engine emits a distinctive and appealing 'growl', which can be heard for quite a distance when the vehicle is being driven hard. Estimates suggest that only around 1,137 RS1600s were produced in total.
    • ESTIMATE£50,000 - £60,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • ESTIMATE£45,000 - £55,000
    • Sold:£49,280
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number165
    • RegistrationOKX 84D
    • Chassis Number1037
    • Odometer Readingtbc
    • Engine Numbertbc
    • Estimate£45,000 - £55,000
    • ModelElite
    • FE Cat descEvery once in a while a special motor car makes an appearance, quite out of the blue, very much under the radar. And with that, it gives us much pleasure to offer this 1959 Lotus Elite that was to race at Le Sarthe that same year. Most Le Mans motor cars are well known and accounted for but this particular entrant has an interesting history, both with its Le Mans sojourn and for its characterful racing driver and owner. Dickie Stoop: Flight Lieutenant James Richard Stoop (Dickie as he was always known) joined the Royal Air Force during the Second World War and was flying Spitfires with 610 Squadron out of RAF Westhampnett (today, part of the Goodwood estate) along with his friend, Squadron Leader Tony Gaze. Douglas Bader also served at RAF Westhampnett prior to Dickie being posted there, however, it is worthy to note that Bader spent much time at the Stoop family residence whilst he was recuperating from the loss of his legs, suffered in an air accident during December 1931. Dickie Stoop and Tony Gaze were often seen tearing their MGs around the tarmac perimeter track of Westhampnett, perhaps these japes led to Dickie becoming an accomplished post-war racing driver? His first race was at Silverstone in 1948 and over the next 20 years he campaigned many types of car, but remained faithful for most of his racing career to Frazer-Nash. He later transferred his loyalties to Porsche and owned successive Type 356 Carreras, registered U 4 and 5 HOT, bringing him a number of wins; having been co-victor in the 1959 Autosport Championship with the Sebring Frazer-Nash, he won the Autosport three hours at Snetterton the following year in U 4 after a tremendous battle with Chris Summers’ Elite, won his class in 1961, and then won the two-litre division of the championship in 1962 and 1963. He also had a few races with an RS60 Porsche Spyder, and in 1964 drove a 904. He competed at Le Mans no fewer than ten times. In 1950 he was ninth overall and won the two-litre class, in 1951 he was 19th and subsequently, in 1955, he was tenth. In 1958 he drove the works space frame AC into 8th place, again winning his class. He also took part in long-distance racing at Spa, Rouen, Montlhéry and elsewhere, and in 1964 was third overall in the Rand three hours co-driving Peter Sutcliffe’s Jaguar E-type. Perhaps somewhat fittingly this larger than life character passed away whilst at the wheel during a club race at Croft in May 1968 having suffered a heart attack. Lotus Elites & the 1959 Le Mans: With the Elite, Colin Chapman had built a genuine race car for the road and he knew it. He understood that if the car did well at race meetings in pretty much standard form, it would go on and sell well. It is little wonder then that the first page of the Elite factory records is a who’s who of the racing fraternity at the time. In 1959, Lotus were under pressure with orders for road and racing cars and as much as Colin Chapman wanted to, he did not have the resources to enter a ‘works’ Elite team for Le Mans that year; their efforts going into the three Lotus Fifteens entered the same year. It was left to the privateers in the Frost car number 41 driven by Peter Lumsden and Peter Riley, car number 42, entered by Border Reivers and driven by Jim Clark and John Whitmore and car number 38, Equip Los Amigos, driven by the French pairing of Jean-Claude Vidilles and Jean Francois Malle; and all running in the 1101cc to 1500cc GT class. The Elites were up against the three new Porsche RSKs and an older RS. Not many gave Lotus a chance against them, however, with the Elites applying constant pressure, the German cars, one by one, broke. Clark and Whitmore, although putting in constant fast laps were hampered by mechanical problems resulting with them having to pit with unscheduled stops but eventually finishing and achieving a credible tenth overall. The French Elite of Vidilles and Malle were out on the 105th lap having suffered an exhaust problem that led to the car completely burning out. It was the pair of Lumsden and Riley that went on to finish first in class and a fabulous eighth overall. But perhaps what is less known was a fourth Lotus Elite was due to run in the 1959 24-hour endurance race……. Lotus Elite chassis number 1037: As recorded within the Lotus production records, Dickie Stoop purchased the Lotus Elite, chassis number 1037 on the 10th June 1959, just eleven days before Le Mans that year and entered it with British drivers Douglas Graham and Mike McKee. Dickie registered the Elite with one of his other private number plates, OU 4 and at Le Mans, was scrutineered, practiced but unfortunately, suffered a road accident and that led to it being withdrawn from the race and recorded, within the official Le Mans records, as DNS (did not start). An extract from Autosport, June 26th 1959, reported, 'The Dick Stoop Lotus Elite, was wrecked in an accident returning from the circuit, Jack Britt the mechanic being injured'. A further examination of the Lotus factory records show that on the 30th November 1959 Dickie Stoop acquired a replacement CBU (chassis/body unit) to repair 1037. Dickie’s friend and fellow Porsche 904 GTS racer Patrick Guy Godfrey acquired 1037 from him and road registered it on 29th March 1966 as OKX 84D; Patricks details are shown in the green buff log that accompany 1037. The cars original colour was dark blue. During 1970, the car was painted red and subsequently, in 1973 violet. Not a great deal is known as to what happened to the Elite from then, however, in 2007,chassis 1037 surfaced as a complete car but as a non-runner. The new owner, a very good friend of the vendor’s late fathers, unfortunately passed away in May of 2018. Prior to his passing, the car was completely stripped and a lot of restoration work was carried out. Chassis 1037 today: As far as may be accessed, it is believed that 1037 is in a complete but stripped state and ready to be completed by a new owner. There is, what appears to be, a rebuilt FWE Coventry Climax engine (not the original unit we might add) with the car. The gearbox is the correct MG unit, again looking fresh and ready to be put in and all the suspension and brakes are in clean restored condition. There is also a pair of fully rebuilt SU carburettors. Most of the paint has been stripped from the coachwork, an arduous task and, we are informed, appears in excellent and undamaged order. Everything else, including all the small components, have been boxed and labelled correctly. The car comes with a buff log book and copies of the factory records. The car is featured in several books whereby it is photographed alongside cars 41 and 42, with Jim Clark and John Whitmore, during practice at the 1959 Le Mans and parked at the Le Mans circuit. With its history and provenance, this Lotus Elite is a rare opportunity to acquire a genuine period Le Mans entrant and will surely be invited to the most premiere events including, of course, the Le Mans Classic.
    • ESTIMATE£45,000 - £55,000
    • Sold:£49,280
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£24,000 - £32,000
    • Sold:£39,620
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number166
    • Registration838 YUL
    • Chassis NumberAR167828
    • Odometer Reading55,000 miles
    • Engine NumberAR1315*013577
    • Estimate£24,000 - £32,000
    • ModelGiulietta Spider
    • FE Cat descFew would disagree that Alfa Romeo make superb convertible motorcars. And so the legend continues with the Giulietta Spider, proportionally perfect and powered by Alfas classic all-alloy twin overhead camshaft engine with gearing via a four speed, all synchromesh gearbox. Although the 1900 had been its first successful post-war model, it was Alfa Romeo's next offering, the 1.3-litre Giulietta which established the 'small car, big performance' formula that would characterise the Milanese marque's finest offerings from then on. The Giulietta's arrival in 1954 caused a sensation and the original Giulietta Sprint Coupé was soon joined by Berlina and Spider versions sporting elegant coachwork designed and built by Pininfarina. Described by Cars Illustrated as “probably one of the most delightful small sports cars which will ever be produced”, the Giulietta Spider is certainly one of the most attractive Alfa Romeos of its day and remains highly regarded. Presented today is an outstanding example of the Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider. It was manufactured in November 1960, delivered to the US importer in the spring of 1961 and subsequently sold to a Californian resident. Imported into the UK in early 2011, it has since undergone a ‘no expense spared’ complete restoration. The body itself was soda blasted back to bare metal whereupon it was found to be in excellent condition with no welding works required. The entire coachwork, inside, underneath (treated with modern stone chip protection) and external panels were etched-primed and refinished in the original colour of Alfa Rosso. Mechanically, the engine was stripped, cleaned and reassembled with new bearings, piston rings, exhaust valves, timing chains as well as a reconditioned water pump and a new exhaust system. All of the suspension components were powder coated and overhauled where required. The original wheels have been refurbished and fitted with new 165x15 radial tyres. Detailed works include; re-chroming of the front and rear bumpers, the original grille, door handles and sundry items. To finish, this Giulietta has been re-trimmed by renowned Alfa Romeo specialists, Coburns of Swindon, works that include the original specification; black vinyl seats and red carpets. A new mohair hood has also being fitted by the same specialists. More recently, the engine has undergone another complete rebuild and a more modern five speed gearbox fitted more in keeping with today’s motoring conditions. Prices for these convertible Giuliettas have been rising strongly and this stunning example represents on opportunity to acquire one at a fraction of the re-build cost.
    • ESTIMATE£24,000 - £32,000
    • Sold:£39,620
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£39,000 - £47,000
    • Sold:£56,000
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number167
    • RegistrationEU taxes paid
    • Chassis Number12104010023172
    • Odometer Reading39,757 miles
    • Engine Numbertbc
    • Estimate£39,000 - £47,000
    • Model190 SL
    • FE Cat descThe Mercedes-Benz 190 SL with the 300 SL made history at the New York International Motor Sports Show in February 1954 by being the first new production Mercedes-Benz to be unveiled outside of Germany. The impression given by the 190 SL alongside the bigger 300 SL was neat, sporty and with dashing lines. This was the trait of Mercedes-Benz designers Karl Wilfret and Walter Hacket. Despite opinions, the statistics tell their own tale as between May 1955 and February 1963, 25,881 of these cars were produced - it was a huge success for Mercedes-Benz. Its engine boasted four inline cylinders with a chain driven overhead camshaft and two Solex 44PHH carburettors, delivering a respectable 108bhp for that era. The body was a monocoque design, welded to the shortened chassis of the type 180 saloon. A racing version with aluminium doors and a small windscreen was never produced although these parts could be ordered from the factory for weekend racing.
    • ESTIMATE£39,000 - £47,000
    • Sold:£56,000
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£78,000 - £92,000
    • Sold:£84,000
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number168
    • RegistrationF873 MDN
    • Chassis NumberWP0ZZZ93ZJS000669
    • Odometer Reading60,611 miles
    • Engine Number67J000945
    • Estimate£78,000 - £92,000
    • Model911 / 930 Turbo
    • FE Cat descMuch of the Porsche 911's development had resulted from the factory's racing program and it was the period Group 4 homologation rules, which required 400 road cars to be built, that spurred the development of 'Project 930' - the legendary 911 Turbo. In production from April 1975, the Turbo married a KKK turbocharger to the 3.0 litre Carrera RSR engine, in road trim a combination that delivered 260bhp for a top speed of 155mph. In 1978 the Turbo's engine was enlarged to 3.3 litres, gaining an intercooler in the process; power increased to 300bhp and the top speed, of what was the fastest accelerating road car of its day, went up to 160mph. But the Turbo wasn't just about top speed, it was also the best equipped 911 and amazingly flexible, hence only four speeds in the gearbox, being capable of racing from a standstill to 100mph in 14 seconds! The Turbo's characteristic flared wheel arches and 'tea tray' rear spoiler had already been seen on the Carrera model while the interior was the most luxurious yet seen in a 911, featuring leather upholstery, air conditioning and electric windows. More refined than hitherto, yet retaining its high performance edge, the Porsche 911 Turbo sold in the thousands, becoming the definitive sports car of its age. The 1988 Porsche 911 turbo offered here is presented in the rare colour of Marine Blue with cream leather interior and factory ordered white Fuchs wheels. The car is very original, even retaining its factory build sticker on the underside of the bonnet. This beautiful example boasts a fantastic service history with 26 service stamps, the latest of which has been carried out by Porsche Brooklands just prior to the sale. The history file shows receipts going back to the 1990’s and even has all of its MoT test certificates dating back to 1994. The car has won a concours event, both in its class and overall, a testament to the care that has been lavished upon it throughout its 30 year life. This 930 Turbo looks and drives fantastically and is supplied with a V5C registration document and fresh MoT test certificate valid until April 2020. Also supplied with the car are its original handbooks, service books and manuals. It is becoming increasingly difficult to find these 1980’s German supercars in good condition and with a good history. Cared for examples are becoming highly sought after.
    • ESTIMATE£78,000 - £92,000
    • Sold:£84,000
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£80,000 - £100,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • Lot Number169
    • RegistrationMP55 GKL
    • Chassis NumberSCFAC24386B502149
    • Odometer Reading29,291 miles
    • Engine NumberAM06/15136
    • Estimate£80,000 - £100,000
    • ModelVanquish S
    • FE Cat descA total of 1,086 Vanquish S models were manufactured between 2005 and 2007 and the car on sale here is one of the last cars produced with the more desirable revised dashboard with big screen sat nav. The Vanquish S debuted at the 2004 Paris Motor Show and offered a power increase from 460bhp to 520bhp over the standard Vanquish, other changes included new wheels, a slightly different nose shape, new raised boot lid with a larger integrated spoiler and the addition of a small front splitter for aerodynamic reasons which help the Vanquish S boast an improved drag coefficient. The car also featured an optional Sports Dynamic Package which incorporated sportier suspension, steering and larger brakes than the V12 Vanquish. With a top speed exceeding 200mph, the Vanquish S was, at the time, the fastest Aston Martin automobile ever produced. In total, Aston Martin produced just 1,086 Vanquish S models with the last rolling off the production line on 19th July 2007, coinciding with the closing of the company’s Newport Pagnell factory after 49 years of production. This Vanquish S was delivered new to the USA on 31st March 2006, it had two owners before being repatriated to the UK in October 2016 by our vendor. The car comes with a clean CARFAX detailing the meticulous maintenance carried out by the US owners along with several of the sizeable invoices for the work carried out to keep this Vanquish S in impeccable order. In order to uphold the fastidious maintenance, the car was last serviced at Aston Martin Works Service, Newport Pagnell at 29,220 miles (less than 100 miles ago) and is accompanied by an MoT test certificate valid until March 2020. The car also comes with a Newport Pagnell V12 Vanquish build log and Aston Martin Heritage Trust - Vehicle Heritage Certificate. ​The car is finished in the only colour scheme to have with Onyx Black metallic paintwork and Obsidian Black interior, quilted headlining and oyster suede/Alcantara seat inserts. The car is presented with all the original equipment which includes the original handbook, two keys, Aston Martin branded charger and even the boot mounted umbrella. This is truly a collectors example of an achingly beautiful Vanquish with jaw dropping performance to match.
    • ESTIMATE£80,000 - £100,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • ESTIMATE£39,000 - £48,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • Lot Number170
    • RegistrationEKH 985K
    • Chassis Number1S51030
    • Odometer Reading67,529 miles
    • Engine Number7S5128SA
    • Estimate£39,000 - £48,000
    • ModelE-Type Series III Fixedhead Coupé (2+2, 5.3 litre)
    • FE Cat descThe Jaguar E-Type was 10 years old and needed new life. History repeated itself by achieving huge success when Jaguar debuted its robust new engine in a sportscar instead of the saloon for which it was designed. Despite its sportscar heritage, Jaguar depended on saloon vehicles for its survival and had developed its twelve cylinder engine to power them with sufficient torque and refinement. Larger and softer in nature with weight redistributed 53/47, the Series III had lost the wilds of its youth but gained the long legged touring profile to which it was arguably better suited. Robert Bell in Motor was quoted as saying at the time that ‘all we expected to try was a new engine but what in fact we drove was a new car. Not a yowling, aggressive Ferrari-like machine with which, perhaps, most people associate a V12 engine but a very smooth, quiet and refined grand touring sports car.’
    • ESTIMATE£39,000 - £48,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • ESTIMATE£33,000 - £38,000
    • Sold:£34,720
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number171
    • RegistrationA79 UYW
    • Chassis Number50809
    • Odometer Reading68,201 miles
    • Engine Number1150
    • Estimate£33,000 - £38,000
    • Model400i
    • FE Cat descPininfarina was the genius behind this front-engined masterpiece. The design was derived from the almost identical looking 365 GT4 2+2 (which itself was based on the famous Daytona). Production began in 1976, when Ferrari revealed its first car fitted with an automatic transmission, the 400, at the Paris Motor show of 1976. The GT version however took advantage of a five-speed all synchromesh transmission. Although the incorporation of an automatic transmission and U.S. emissions compliance, indicate it may have been designed for the American market, no version of the 400 series were ever officially imported to the USA. The interior was lavishly appointed with rich leather, high end carpets and ample legroom. The fuel injection version followed with Bosch K-Jetronic under the bonnet. Today, its sleek Pininfarina designed lines and relatively limited production numbers certainly give it classic status. Originally registered on 25th May 1984, this Ferrari is a delightful example and one that has been well looked after. The metallic Grigio Silverstone paintwork is to a very good standard and the cream soft leather trim has a delightful patina. The vendor has ensured this Ferrari is correctly stored when not in use and has decided the time has come for this 400i to find a new home. Supplied with a leather bound file which includes Ferrari handbooks, the history file of this 400i contains a V5C registration document, an MoT test certificate valid until 19th October 2019 and numerous invoices from Maranello and recognised specialists. NVS Hypercars carried out a circa £2,000 service which included a new MSD ignition, the current vendor has invested significant sums to ensure this Ferrari presents in good condition. In recent years, the 400 series Ferrari's have increased in value as the market has come to realise what an underrated car the Ferrari 400i is.
    • ESTIMATE£33,000 - £38,000
    • Sold:£34,720
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£23,000 - £28,000
    • Sold:£26,880
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number172
    • RegistrationL179 LTF
    • Chassis NumberWP0ZZZ96ZRS815394
    • Odometer Reading111,700 miles
    • Engine Number4ZR01718
    • Estimate£23,000 - £28,000
    • Model968 ClubSport
    • FE Cat descProduced between 1992 and 1995, the 968 was originally intended to be a further development to the Porsche 944 called the 'S3' however, when engineers and executives at Porsche realised that almost 80% of the car’s mechanical components were either modified or completely replaced, it became apparent that a new variant model should be introduced and the 968 was born. This is a two owner, exceptionally well maintained example of a desirable performance orientated Porsche 968 Clubsport, featuring the rare Luxury Pack option. Produced for only two years, this stripped back 'no frills' version of the 968 was created to appeal to the track day or performance drivers. The Clubsport was released in a choice of only six colours (Grand Prix White, Black, Speed Yellow, Guards Red, Riviera Blue and Maritime Blue.) and, along with some suspension revisions, Porsche managed to make the car lighter by removing any unnecessary luxury equipment from the standard model. Items such as rear seats, electric windows or seats were no longer standard, they also reduced sound deadening material, airbags, battery size and general wiring. All in all, Porsche apparently managed to remove 100kg over the standard 968, allowing the car to accelerate from 0-60 in almost 6.3 seconds which is sporty even by today’s standards. In 1993, the 968 Clubsport won Autocar & Motoring magazine’s 'Best Car' award and research suggests that only 179 examples of the Clubsport were sold to the UK, making the 968 CS an incredibly sought-after car. This particular example is presented in the ever popular and vibrant Guards Red paint against a black cloth interior. It has been built with the uncommon factory option of the Luxury Pack. This means it is one of the very few genuine CS’s that actually has rear seats, twin door speakers, electric windows, electric boot release and electric mirrors from the factory. This effectively turns the car into a more practical specification, similar to that of the, UK only, 968 'Sport', before the Sport model existed and while retaining its Clubsport appeal. This is an incredibly rare and useable car for any Porsche enthusiast to enjoy. A very comprehensive provenance and history portfolio accompanies the car which includes the original driver’s manual, stamped maintenance book with no less than 19 entries and black leather Porsche wallet. The car is also presented with a Certificate of Authenticity from Porsche UK guaranteeing the originality of this genuine Clubsport. The car will come with a fresh MoT test certificate and a stack of the previous owner’s invoices, receipts and previous MoT test certificates to backup how fastidiously it has been maintained. Viewing is highly recommended as this car is presented in showroom quality and truly a wonderful example of a very rare and collectable Porsche.
    • ESTIMATE£23,000 - £28,000
    • Sold:£26,880
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£160,000 - £180,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • Lot Number173
    • RegistrationLD05 BBZ
    • Chassis NumberWDD1993761M000455
    • Odometer Reading40,516 km
    • Engine Number15598060000546
    • Estimate£160,000 - £180,000
    • ModelMcLaren SLR
    • FE Cat descThe SLR McLaren, introduced in November 2003, was Mercedes-Benz's foray into the world of the supercar, alongside such cars as the Porsche Carrera GT and the Ferrari Enzo. It was developed in collaboration with the McLaren Technology Centre which, at the time, was partially owned by Mercedes-Benz. While Ferrari and Porsche pursued creating the best all-out supercars that the world had ever seen, Mercedes-Benz and McLaren attempted to create a car that coupled the best aspects of supercars with that of grand tourers. Engineers at Mercedes-Benz and McLaren took care to place the V8 as far back as possible in the chassis in order to improve the car's handling, giving the SLR near-perfect weight distribution. The SLR's engine produces 617bhp at 6,500rpm, thanks to a Lysholm-type twin-screw supercharger. A dash from 0-60mph took 3.8 seconds and the car leads to a quarter mile in just over 11 seconds with a top speed of 206mph. Its AMG Speedshift R transmission provides three manual modes to suit the owner's style of driving. Other remarkable technical features include the Sensotronic 'brake by wire' system, carbon-ceramic disc brakes and an automatic airbrake which can bring the SLR to a screeching halt from 120mph to a dead stop in less than 240 feet. Delivered new to the SLR Experience and Service Centre in Woking in April 2005, this UK supplied, lefthand drive example looks both menacing and handsome in its Crystal Black metallic paint with red Nappa leather interior. The first two services were undertaken by the SLR Experience and Service Centre before the subsequent five services being carried out at the SLR flagship Mercedes-Benz World service centre. Competitively estimated, this SLR is surely the best value example available on the market today. ​This car is supplied with two key fobs, a V5C registration document together with its original book pack, stamped service book and receipts for the 2016 work all in its correct SLR wallet. Accompanying this is an MoT test certificate valid until November 2019. With the renewed popularity of the SLR’s counterparts, the Porsche Carrera GT and Ferrari Enzo, this 617bhp supercar should be on any serious collectors list of cars to obtain.
    • ESTIMATE£160,000 - £180,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • ESTIMATE£52,000 - £57,000
    • Sold:£66,788
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number174
    • RegistrationUK Registered
    • Chassis NumberZFFLH65T9B0177503
    • Odometer Reading28,042 km
    • Engine Number95420
    • Estimate£52,000 - £57,000
    • ModelCalifornia
    • FE Cat descThe Ferrari California is a grand touring sports car which is a 2+2 with a hard top convertible configuration, powered by a front-mid mounted naturally aspirated 4.3-litre, V8 engine with 453bhp. The California, reviving the name used for the 1950’s 250 GT Spyder California, was launched at the 2008 Paris Motor Show and represented a number of firsts for Ferrari; the first front engined Ferrari with a V8, multi-link rear suspension, seven speed dual clutch transmission and the first Ferrari with a folding metal roof, making life so much easier for the user/owner. Its top speed of 193mph and acceleration from zero to 62mph in under four seconds, puts it in the Supercar performance bracket and is still in this league eight years on. A Ferrari which offers their usual sports car thrills and excitement but with the practicality of a grand tourer. ​This 2011 lefthand drive California was sold new in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The previous vendor bought the car from an official Ferrari dealer in Riyadh whilst he was living and working in the Middle East. When he returned to the UK in 2017, he brought his pride and joy back with him. Offered in the ultimate Ferrari colour combination of Rosso Scuderia Red with Nero Black interior, this example has been kept in lovely condition. It boasts high specification including ceramic brakes, heated electric seats, cruise control and recently, had a new set of tyres fitted. The car was last serviced in April 2018 by well renowned Ferrari dealership Maranello’s in Egham. To find another California in such good condition, with such low mileage and in this colour combination would be a very difficult task. The car is supplied with a good service history, MoT test certificate, many receipts and two keys.
    • ESTIMATE£52,000 - £57,000
    • Sold:£66,788
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£38,000 - £43,000
    • Sold:£35,840
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number175
    • RegistrationYEE 522
    • Chassis NumberK-A2S4/488434
    • Odometer Reading77,000 miles
    • Engine Number9F-SA-H/27422
    • Estimate£38,000 - £43,000
    • ModelMini Cooper ‘S’ Mk. I (1071cc)
    • FE Cat descTo many, its designer Alec Issigonis included, the notion that the Mini might have a future as anything other than basic transport was anathema and the idea of a high-performance version was laughable. One man though, saw it quite differently. Racing car manufacturer John Cooper already knew quite a bit about tuning BMC's A-Series engine - he was running the company's Formula Junior effort at the time - and a test drive in a prototype Mini convinced him of the car's competition potential. The result, launched in September 1961, was the Mini Cooper, a car that offered a size/price/performance package that was nothing short of miraculous. The Mini Cooper soon established its credentials as a rally and race winner, and the stage was set for even faster versions. The first of these - the 1,071cc Mini Cooper 'S' of 1963 - took engine development a stage further and provided the basis for the 971 'S' and 1275 'S' of 1964. This is an original example of the short-lived and rare 1,071cc Cooper S, built between April 1963 and the end of August 1964, often referred to as the ‘Holy Grail’ of Minis. 'YEE 522' was first built on 16th January 1964 and dispatched on the 27th January to Roland C. Bellamy Ltd of Grimsby. Still wearing its original registration numbers and ordered in Surf Blue and Old English White with Powder Blue and Gold interior which is all detailed by the accompanying Heritage Certificate and copies of all old logbooks detailing owners and details back to purchase in 1964. The condition of this particular 1071 is exemplary having been fully restored between 2003 and 2006 (under 1,000 miles ago) a process that is detailed by both photos and invoices found in the history file. One important feature that remained un-restored is the completely original interior, which is extremely rare. Supplied with an MoT test certificate which is valid until October 2019, it comes with it’s Morris Mini Cooper driver’s handbook in the detailed history file. Mk. I Cooper S' of this quality are an increasingly rare find, especially as values continue to soar.
    • ESTIMATE£38,000 - £43,000
    • Sold:£35,840
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£26,000 - £30,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • Lot Number176
    • RegistrationBYT 842
    • Chassis Number62688
    • Engine Number58220
    • Estimate£26,000 - £30,000
    • ModelNine Le Mans ‘Speed’
    • FE Cat descThe success of the Nine Sport at Le Mans led immediately to the introduction, in 1933, of the first Le Mans model. This was the two seater equivalent of the Nine Sports and it typified the British sports car of the 1930's. At a price of £215, an output of 34hp and a top speed of over 70mph with the windshield lowered, it provided keen competition for its closest rivals, the J2 and P series MG's. The Le Mans four cylinder performance engine of 972cc included high lift harmonic cams, a counterbalanced crankshaft and an extra large capacity ribbed oil sump for greater cooling capacity. Additional drive train modifications included a heavy duty clutch and a closer ratio gear box, with third gear reduced from 8.7:1 to 7.5:1. Body changes included the addition of an externally mounted 12 gallon slab fuel tank, fitted with a quick action filler cap and twin rear mounted spare tyres to complete the competition look. The new upswept scuttle cowls also signalled that this was a machine that meant business on the road as well as the track. This attractive Le Mans Speed sports tourer from Coventry has benefitted from a lifetime of routine maintenance and only shows three previous owners. In 2009 a full and comprehensive overhaul of the car was completed, this included rebuilds of both the steering box and gearbox and an engine rebuild by the Singer workshop was also completed at this time. The bodywork was refreshed with a full respray in the original colour of royal blue and the wheels were re-wired and re-chromed by the specialist firm, Ashley Motors in Hampshire. Representing the most desirable specification of the marque, this Singer Nine is offered to auction with a V5C registration document and full weather equipment.
    • ESTIMATE£26,000 - £30,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • ESTIMATE£28,000 - £34,000
    • Sold:£33,040
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number177
    • RegistrationAMK 911H
    • Chassis Number1470587
    • Odometer Reading70,614 miles
    • Engine NumberAR0054880702
    • Estimate£28,000 - £34,000
    • Model1750 Spider Veloce
    • FE Cat descManufactured from 1966 to 1993, the Alfa Romeo Spider is widely regarded as a design classic. It remained in production for almost three decades with only minor aesthetic and mechanical changes. The last Spider was produced in April 1993 and the last rear wheel drive Alfa Romeo produced before Alfa Romeo 8C Competizione was introduced on 23rd May 2012. The first presentation of the car, as a prototype, was at the Turin Motor Show in 1961. However, the continuing success of existing models and the economic challenges facing Italy at the time meant that the first pre-launch production Spiders only began to emerge from the Pininfarina production line at the end of 1965. ​This Alfa Romeo has the desirable 1750cc engine and is an original righthand drive example having been registered in the UK on 13th March 1970. The red coachwork is in good order as is the matching trim. The car spent a number of years in Gibraltar as part of a private collection before returning to the UK a few years ago; fortunately she has retained the original registration plate of AMK 911H. The vendor is a knowledgeable classic car enthusiast and we are advised she drives with no known faults. Supplied with a V5 registration document and a full years MoT test certificate together with some invoices, this Alfa Romeo is a good and highly useable example of a Spider Veloce.
    • ESTIMATE£28,000 - £34,000
    • Sold:£33,040
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£59,000 - £65,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • Lot Number178
    • RegistrationJJN 111L
    • Chassis NumberIS51722BW
    • Odometer Reading22,439 miles
    • Engine Number7S11202SA
    • Estimate£59,000 to £65,000
    • ModelE-Type Series III Fixedhead Coupé
    • FE Cat descOne consequence of the E-Type’s long process of development had been a gradual increase in weight, but a good measure of the concomitant loss of performance was restored in 1971 with the arrival of the sensational Series III V12. Weighing only 80lb more than the cast-iron-block 4.2 litre XK six that it replaced, the new all-alloy, 5.3 litre, overhead camshaft V12 engine produced 272bhp, an output good enough for a top speed well in excess of 140mph. Further good news was that the 0-100mph time of around 16 seconds made the V12 the fastest accelerating E-Type ever. Other mechanical changes beneath the Series III’s more aggressive looking exterior included ventilated front disc brakes, anti-dive front suspension, Lucas transistorised ignition, and Adwest power-assisted steering, while automatic transmission was one of the more popular options on what was now more of a luxury Grand Tourer than out-and-out sports car. Flared wheel arches, a deeper radiator air intake complete with grille and a four-pipe exhaust system distinguished the Series III from its six-cylinder forbears, plus, of course, that all important V12 boot badge. The interior though, remained traditional Jaguar. Built in two-seat roadster and 2+2 coupé versions, both of which used the long wheelbase floor pan introduced on the Series II 2+2, the Series III E-Type continued the Jaguar tradition of offering a level of performance and luxury unrivalled at the price. This vehicle was originally supplied by H.L. Abbott, Leigh On Sea, Essex to Mr. J Colombi of Rayleigh, Essex on 21st March 1973 with the registration mark JJN 111L, which it retains today. It was then purchased by Watercorn Ltd on July 1st 1982, but not used, it was then acquired by the present owner in December 1984 retaining 35 years in ownership. In effect this vehicle has had two owners in its 46 years! This is the most original and remarkable V12 presented in time warp condition. The paintwork, which is still glass like to the touch and original, body shuts, panel finish etc. are as it was when it left the factory. The mileage of 22,439 is totally genuine and supported by documentation. The current owner has lovingly cared for this vehicle and at great expense had the Stromberg carburettor’s replaced with SUs, which is the most sensible upgrade. This wonderful 2+2 V12 Jaguar must be totally unique with its low ownership and low mileage. The car comes with a Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust Certificate. We are informed the car is a sheer delight to drive and is faultless in every respect. An attractive purchase for a collector.
    • ESTIMATE£59,000 - £65,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • ESTIMATE£44,000 - £49,000
    • Sold:£46,412
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number179
    • RegistrationSXF 31
    • Chassis NumberBBECND07343
    • Odometer Reading1,277 miles
    • Engine NumberTJ03227
    • Estimate£44,000 - £49,000
    • ModelCapri RS 3100
    • FE Cat descLaunched in 1969 as 'the car you always promised yourself', the Capri was Ford Europe's response to the mighty sales success of the Mustang in America. To garner sales interest, Ford relied heavily on motorsport in the 1970s and soon an RS 2600 Capri was commissioned and built to compete in the European Touring Car championship. However, BMW had bigger ideas and introduced the more powerful 3.0 CSL and stole a march on Ford on the track. In response, Ford Advanced Vehicle Operations got the go ahead, in September 1973, to build 248 Capri RS 3100s to homologate the car for the E.T.C.C. and the motorsport public were treated to some very special racing in the 74/75 season, as both manufacturers showed scant regard for cost, both on and off the track. The Essex 3.0 V6 was over-bored to 3091cc giving 148bhp and fitted as standard to the road car, along with suspension modifications, RS four spoke alloys and a shallow front splitter with an enormous rear wing added to the already comprehensive RS2600 standard specification. The world recession slowed sales of the RS 3100 road car, which was only built in righthand drive for the UK market, and by July of 1974 fifty of the unsold cars were sent to Australia to be sold. Considered the Holy Grail of 1970’s fast Fords, this truly excellent Ford Capri RS 3100 has been well known to the RS Owner's Club for several decades. Restored from a bare shell upwards in 2000/2001, the fastidious owner put meticulous care into the panel fit and finish. The car has been in the care of the present owner for more than a decade, during which time renowned Ford Capri specialists Tickover of Dartford, Kent, have lavished time and effort into maintaining and making this car very reliable. The car benefits from a reconditioned Borg Warner T5 gearbox for relaxed high-speed cruising, improved carburation and exhausts, electric fan and electric fuel pump, all of which combine to make it a fantastic drive. The car has recently benefitted from a full service, refurbished alloy wheels, a new headlining and under-bonnet detailing, plus a fresh MoT test certificate. It is also sitting on a matched set of recently fitted tyres. The interior is in good original condition and, most unusually, equipped with Ford rear inertia seat belts. The owner states that the car is running and sounding better than ever. The engine is smooth, strong and very lusty, but also very mechanically quiet, the gearbox and clutch are a delight. The steering and ride is as good as any RS 3100 out there and the car attracts a huge amount of interest and affection wherever it goes. The current registration SXF 31 (SeXy Ford 3.1) was put on the car by the current owner but he has kept the former identity WGW 343M, which it is known by in club circles, on the bottom of the plates. The car was supplied new by Willment’s of South London and, of course, proprietor John Willment was famous for racing fast Fords. This was the 22nd RS 3100 built and the sixth to be painted Sebring Red, surely the definitive RS 3100 colour, with black interior. This car is supplied with a V5C registration document, MoT test certificate and a file containing a large history and copies of the old registration documents. We understand that there are only about one fifty RS 3100s left and if you are keen to own one, then we feel you might struggle to find a better example than this. This car is simply made to drive fast and enjoy but equally just to look at and admire. It is without doubt a classic 1970’s machine.
    • ESTIMATE£44,000 - £49,000
    • Sold:£46,412
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£28,000 - £32,000
    • Sold:£34,160
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number180
    • RegistrationBPC 718H
    • Chassis Number1695279
    • Odometer Reading85,462 miles
    • Engine Number00530-43070
    • Estimate£28,000 - £32,000
    • ModelSpider 1300 Junior (Roundtail)
    • FE Cat descVery occasionally, a motorcar is presented that surprises us with its extraordinary condition; this is one of those occasions. We are delighted to offer this 1970 Alfa Romeo Spider 1300 Junior that was supplied and first registered in the UK on 16th March 1970. This car was discovered in Gloucestershire in 2018 where it had stood in a garage, without being used or started, for many years. Since that discovery, this Junior has been sympathetically recommissioned and, we think you’ll agree, is in remarkable condition today. Since its discovery last year, works have been carried out to bring this Roundtail Spider back to life. These works included four new brake calipers, new brake master cylinder, new clutch assembly, clutch master and slave cylinders, new water pump, re-cored radiator, front crankshaft seal, new rear springs, four adjustable Koni shock absorbers, steering joints, rubber floor mats and a new, professionally fitted, lined, mohair hood with new window seals attached. So often, a motor car is let down by cheap tyres including a poor spare; however, five new Pirelli Cinturato tyres have been fitted to match the rest of the standard of this Spider. It is in the area of the coachwork that this Alfa Romeo really shines. The Juniors were built down to a price so that the younger generation of the period could afford a sporting Alfa Romeo. This resulted in the larger engined sibling headlight covers being omitted and all of the coachwork panel seam lines being exposed. These seams, on the sills, the front valance and by the Alfa Romeo front grille are often removed during poor restoration; however they are reassuringly present on this example. The amazing condition continues when looking at the door seams, which appear as if the car has just come from the factory. The rear valance lip that continues into the rear quarter valances and finally and subtly blending out, are still factory fresh. The front nose section, engine bay and especially the boot area under the rubber mat, are all in exceptional condition, even the inner sill drain holes are all as new. The Juniors were pitted against their larger siblings, the 1600 Duetto and 1750cc Roundtail Spiders; however, the 1290cc engine is no mean performer, being a very revvable and smooth unit; a perfectly capable performer even in modern traffic conditions. We are informed that on a recent compression test, each cylinder recorded 190 lbf/in2; an excellent result for this type of unit. The history file includes an Owner’s Instruction Book, three sets of keys, old MoT test certificates, a period black and white photograph, a UK V5C registration document with three previous recorded keepers and an MoT test certificate valid until April 2020. Presented in Pininfarina Rosso with a contrasting black interior, this delightful Alfa Romeo really shines and is offered at a fraction of the cost of a restoration to bring a car to this standard. With back up from an excellent spares network offered by many UK specialists and with their twin cam engines, five-speed gearboxes and disc brakes all around, these Roundtail Spiders are surely, not only a piece of automotive art, but a very usable and practical classic. Lake Como here we come.
    • ESTIMATE£28,000 - £32,000
    • Sold:£34,160
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£47,000 - £55,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • Lot Number181
    • RegistrationYTA 807L
    • Chassis Number9113100255
    • Odometer Reading24,000 miles
    • Engine Number6130239
    • Estimate£47,000 - £55,000
    • Model911 T
    • FE Cat descDUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL, THIS LOT HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN FROM THE AUCTION The original Porsche 911 was introduced in Autumn 1963 and manufactured until 1989. It was succeeded by a modified version, internally referred to as Porsche 964, but still sold as the Porsche 911, as are current models. Mechanically, the 911 was notable for being rear engine and air cooled and, from its inception, was modified both by private teams and the factory itself for racing, rallying and other types of competition. The original 911 series is often cited as the most successful competition car ever, especially when its variations are included; namely the powerful 911 derived 935 which won the 24 Hours Le Mans and other major sports car races outright against prototypes. The 911 T was the first Porsche to receive the new Bosch K-Jetronic or CIS engine (continuous injection system) from January 1973 onwards. Often referred to as 1973 1/2, these T models produced 140bhp and also boasted the newer type standard H pattern (915) gearbox which, in tandem, provided a smooth yet powerful engine and proved great fun to drive.
    • ESTIMATE£47,000 - £55,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • ESTIMATE£15,000 - £20,000
    • Sold:£20,720
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number182
    • RegistrationEU Taxes paid
    • Chassis NumberDRD20178
    • Odometer Reading73,617 miles
    • Engine Numbertbc
    • Estimate£15,000 - £20,000
    • ModelCorniche Convertible
    • FE Cat descThe origins of the Corniche came from the continuation of the 1965 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow Coupé and 1967 Drophead, constructed by the famed coachbuilder Mulliner Park Ward in London. The car was named after the stunning roads along the Côte d’Azur in France and was an elegant two door car available with either a coupé or convertible body. By 1982, the coupé had ceased production but convertibles continued to be built until 1996. The first Rolls-Royce to wear the Corniche name was a 1939 prototype based on the Bentley Mk. V, although this was never produced due to the onset of World War II. The car used the standard Rolls-Royce V8 engine as fitted to the Silver Shadow and had an aluminium-silicon alloy block and aluminium cylinder heads with cast iron wet cylinder liners. The fuel system was in the form of twin SU carburettors which were later replaced with Bosch fuel injection from 1980 onwards.
    • ESTIMATE£15,000 - £20,000
    • Sold:£20,720
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£11,000 - £15,000
    • Sold:£14,560
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number183
    • RegistrationESK 544
    • Chassis NumberB5526
    • Odometer Reading44,920 miles
    • Engine NumberA154438
    • Estimate£11,000 - £15,000
    • ModelB216 Saloon
    • FE Cat descNow forgotten except by automobile historians and collectors, the Hupmobile Company was a popular automobile manufactuer from 1909 until 1941 having been established by Robert Hupp. Although Hupp left the company in 1911, Hupmobile Company competed strongly against Ford and Chevrolet. DuBois Young became company president in 1924, advancing from vice-president of manufacturing. The Hupmobile Company enjoyed considerable success until their demise in 1939. In 1928 they sold a staggering 65,000 cars, a record performance, however just a few years later, Hupmobile was struggling to survive the Great Depression. An interesting selection of cars were designed and manufactured by Hupmobile with a variety of saloons, roadsters and coupés offered for sale, when the doors finally closed over 500,000 vehicles had been built. Manufactured in 1932, this Hupmobile Saloon was registered in the UK on 1st May 1991 and presents in delightful condition. The long deep grille, together with the superb chromework, of which there is plenty, combine to make this a vehicle with great presence. The wooden artillery wheels and large hubs are aesthetically pleasing; to be expected the tyres have white walls on them. There are two spare wheels, one on either side and both of these have new tyres on them. The two-tone black and maroon coachwork is in very good order as is the interior; clearly this has been a vehicle that has been very well looked after. Supplied with a V5 registration document together with some history, this Hupmobile is both interesting and rare, when shown at local shows she has invariably come away with a trophy.
    • ESTIMATE£11,000 - £15,000
    • Sold:£14,560
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£17,000 - £21,000
    • Sold:£22,960
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number184
    • Registration466 FLB
    • Chassis NumberB368CN
    • Odometer Reading04,891 miles
    • Engine NumberBCN184
    • Estimate£17,000 -£21,000
    • ModelS3
    • FE Cat desc1962 saw the introduction of the Bentley S3 factory bodied standard steel saloon that became the last Bentley to be built upon a separate chassis. The S3 now came with twin headlamps, smaller bumper over-riders and the re-positioning of the front indicators and side lamps into one single unit on the front wings, resulting in an arguably more attractive look. The interior now boasted individual front seats and optional seat belts, electric windows and air conditioning. Mechanically, the S3 was the same as the S2 with its Rolls-Royce V8 engine and automatic gearbox, however, the S3 was also fitted with larger carburettors, improved power steering to aid smoother parking and a Lucas vacuum advance distributor to aid fuel consumption – a specification that was identical to the S3 Continental in production at the same time.
    • ESTIMATE£17,000 - £21,000
    • Sold:£22,960
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£18,000 - £24,000
    • Sold:£20,720
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number185
    • RegistrationADU 5A
    • Chassis NumberFC9061
    • Odometer Reading39,380 miles
    • Engine NumberKC80756HE
    • Estimate£18,000 - £24,000
    • ModelSpitfire Le Mans Recreation
    • FE Cat descTriumph ran three racing Spitfires during the 1964 and 1965 Le Mans 24 Hours race, they considered entering a six-cylinder Spitfire for the 1966 event under the F.I.A. Appendix J category after Porsche, in the same class, were found to be attaining 160mph. The six-cylinder Spitfire was to be called the GT6R and was to run with either fuel injection or with triple carburettors. The 175bhp was confidently expected to give an estimated top speed of 160mph, however, the 1966 proposed regulations meant that the car would have to run in the prototype category where it would certainly have been uncompetitive. With this and financial strains upon Triumph, the competitions programme at Triumph was run down and the project was abandoned. This extraordinary recreation of that Le Mans six-cylinder car was constructed on a 1963 Triumph Spitfire chassis, using all composite bodywork and including a fabulous specification. Its registration number echoes the period competition Spitfires who wore the ADU number plates. This Spitfire has an enormous specification and includes a 2.0 litre straight six Triumph engine with a Peter Burgess head, Le Mans oil filter, a Type 9 close ratio five-speed gearbox and a Quaife limited slip differential with triple 40 DCOE Dell’Orto carburettors supply the fuel. The braking system has Lockheed four pot calipers and ventilated discs at the front with GT6 drums at the rear. There is also an adjustable biased twin circuit, as per the original prototype. The suspension includes aluminium hubs whilst at the rear, CV driveshafts and an aluminium lower wishbone conversion stop the infamous Spitfire rear wheel tuck under. Gaz adjustable shock absorbers are fitted on all four corners. The interior is fitted with a half roll cage and F.I.A. four point harnesses with bucket seats. We are informed that on the road the car is stunning to drive with the powerful six-cylinder engine delivering power low-down, but it is not until the revs reach 4,000rpm that this fabulous car takes on another life. With the CV jointed driveshafts and lower wishbones, handling is exceptional and corners can be taken with the utmost confidence. ADU 5A is UK registered as a 1963 Triumph Spitfire Sports with its 2000cc engine capacity also recorded upon the V5C registration document. The car comes with an extensive history file which includes an current MoT test certificate valid until January 2020. The car has been a regular presence at many events including three times at the Le Mans Classic, during which it was driven and signed by Claude Dubois, the Triumph ‘Works’ driver who co-drove ADU 3B in 1965. During 2018, ADU 5A was viewed and the roof signed by five times winner of Le Mans, Derek Bell. ADU 5A certainly reflects the spirit of the 1960’s Triumph racing cars and represents a fabulous tribute to a bygone age of Le Mans motor racing.
    • ESTIMATE£18,000 - £24,000
    • Sold:£20,720
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£13,000 - £17,000
    • Sold:£10,754
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number186
    • RegistrationEFH 449M
    • Chassis NumberCF 15644 U
    • Odometer Reading10,760 miles
    • Engine Numbertbc
    • Estimate£13,000 - £17,000
    • ModelTR6
    • FE Cat descThe Triumph TR6 was produced between 1969 and 1976 and, by the time production ended in July 1976, it was the best-seller of the TR range. In total 94,619 TR6s were manufactured of which 86,249 were sold overseas and only 8,370 were sold in the UK. The bodywork closely resembled that of the previous model, the TR5, but the front and rear were squared off and all TR6s featured inline six-cylinder engines. For the U.S. market, the engine was fitted with carburettors. The TR6 featured a four-speed manual transmission and an optional equipment overdrive unit was a desirable feature because it gave drivers close-gearing for spirited driving whilst remaining an excellent touring car for open motorways. It also featured independent rear suspension, rack and pinion steering, 15" wheels and tyres, pile carpet on the floors and boot, bucket seats and a full complement of instrumentation. Braking was provided by disc brakes at the front and rear drum brakes. This TR6 was imported into the U.K. in 1995 and immediately underwent a substantial restoration. This included the fitting of new front wings and a full repaint. The engine started immediately when requested and ran smoothly with no adverse noises. Used sparingly of late and still in good order throughout, this TR6 is finished in green with beige interior. Supplied with a V5 registration document and a full years MoT test certificate, this lefthand drive British built sportscar has been owned by the same family for 24 years.
    • ESTIMATE£13,000 - £17,000
    • Sold:£10,754
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£19,000 - £24,000
    • Sold:£29,120
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number187
    • RegistrationLM53 KXZ
    • Chassis NumberWDB2304742F068496
    • Odometer Reading28,996 miles
    • Engine Number11399260022745
    • Estimate£19,000 - £24,000
    • ModelSL55 AMG
    • FE Cat descThe fifth generation of the legendary SL series of two door convertible sports cars was known as the R230. It featured a fully retractable hardtop that was marketed as the Vario Roof, a first for the SL class although it had been available on the smaller SLK model since 1997. The flagship models were built by AMG in the form of the SL55 and SL65, both highly tuned versions of the SL500 and SL600 respectively. The SL55 was powered by a mighty supercharged version of the 5.5 litre, V8 which produced 493bhp and achieved 0-62 in 4.7 seconds and on to a top speed of 155mph (governed). In theory the SL55 could reach 190mph if the car was derestricted but for many, the acceleration and top speed is impressive enough in its standard form! This delightful example has been well looked after by the fastidious vendor. Originally registered on 9th January 2004, this SL55 has covered a mere 28,996 miles in over fifteen years on the road, the mileage is verified by a comprehensive service history. Presented in silver with charcoal interior and benefitting from a recent set of brake discs and pads, together with new tyres, this Mercedes-Benz has a panoramic hardtop. These stylish sportscars are magnificent to drive and are hugely popular due to their ability to sit in traffic or travel at exceptional speed (where permitted) in comfort. Supplied with a V5C registration document and a current MoT test certificate valid until 3rd April 2020; what a great way to enjoy the summer.
    • ESTIMATE£19,000 - £24,000
    • Sold:£29,120
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Sold:£16,980
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number188
    • RegistrationZD 7628
    • Chassis Number610468
    • Odometer Reading55,360 miles
    • Engine NumberS 394
    • EstimateNo Reserve
    • Model3 ½ litre Mk. IV Saloon
    • FE Cat descThe 1945-1948 Jaguar Mk. IV was Jaguar's first car after World War II and were essentially continuations of the 1938-39 models. Very few of these cars were built for the righthand drive markets as steel was being rationed for goods for export. The origin of the name is rather odd since, back in 1948, there had been no Mk. I to IV Jaguars; the Mk. IV designation was only given to the predecessor after the launch of the Mk. V to make identification easier. Most were four-door saloons and all shared the same body shell except for the 1.5 litre model which had a six-inch shorter wheelbase and had a four- instead of six-cylinder engine. This was the first car to bear the legendary Jaguar name after 1945 (SS having been dropped for understandable marketing reasons after the war!) and the Mk. IV Jaguar is felt by many to be the epitome of British car design of its era. The huge chrome head lamps, sweeping wings and running boards, luxurious leather interior, French polished wood all speak of style and opulence. Supplied originally on 20th November 1946 via Jaguar’s dealership in Dublin ‘Frank Cavey’, this righthand drive Mk. IV Saloon is fitted with a 3500cc engine offering a brisk performance. Without doubt this Jaguar can only be described as a very handsome piece of design work, with superb lines, lots of chromework and sitting proudly on wire wheels. Finished in two-tone red over black and with red leather interior, this Jaguar is supplied with the Irish registration document and a Jaguar Heritage Trust Certificate. Offered for sale without reserve.
    • Sold:£16,980
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£42,000 - £48,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • Lot Number189
    • RegistrationEEL 916T
    • Chassis NumberF106AS 30111
    • Odometer Reading69,750 miles
    • Engine Number01696
    • Estimate£42,000 - £48,000
    • Model308 GTS
    • FE Cat descThe 308GTB was launched at the Paris Motor Show in 1975 and was built alongside the 308GT4, contrived as a replacement for the 246 Dino. Designed by Leonardo Fiorvanti, the man who styled some of the most iconic Ferrari's including the Daytona, the new 308 was a rakish and attractive body which fused classic elements of Ferrari styling with a thoroughly modern design. For the first two years of production, the body of the 308 was produced in fibreglass after which steel was used. The 308 shared a similar tube frame chassis as the original Dino and 308GT4 with four wheel double wishbone independent suspension. The engine was a V8 unit which was positioned behind the driver; it was transversely mounted with double overhead camshafts and four 40DCNF Weber carburettors, latterly replaced with Bosch K Jetronic mechanical fuel injection. Built in 1979, this lefthand drive 308 was delivered to its first owner Mr. Kingsley by Cressman/Baumgarten Ferrari, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in April 1980. Later imported from Savannah, Georgia in 2014, this Ferrari 308GTS is the more desirable carburettor model, presented beautifully in its original colour of Rosso Corsa with black leather with red inserts and new red carpets; this is certainly the most iconic and striking of colour combinations. The Ferrari 308GTS is quite rare and the most powerful of all the models. After having very little use since its import in 2014, this 308 was treated, in January of 2017, to new timing belts and a service which included recommissioning the brakes and cleaning the carburettor jets. In 2018 this Ferrari received further mechanical work including the gearbox being reconditioned, new clutch and steering rack, new stainless steel exhaust system, the electric window motors serviced and new cables fitted. This lovely Ferrari 308GTS is supplied with a V5C registration document, an MoT test certificate which expires in February 2020, the US registration documents and the original handbook and service book. With only 69,000 miles on the clock, this lefthand drive Ferrari 308 is a very usable car which one can easily settle into driving. This is a great example with the right specification which will benefit when future values rise for the purity of Fioravanti's original concept.
    • ESTIMATE£42,000 - £48,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • ESTIMATE£10,000 - £13,000
    • Sold:£7,560
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number190
    • RegistrationLJ02 AKR
    • Chassis NumberSAJKC13LX1KF39912
    • Odometer Reading43,684 km
    • Engine Numbertbc
    • Estimate£10,000 - £13,000
    • ModelXJ8 Executive (3.2 Litre)
    • FE Cat descThe first XJ was launched in 1968 and the designation has been used for successive Jaguar flagship models ever since. The original model was the last Jaguar saloon to have had the input of Sir William Lyons, the company's founder. With the introduction of the X308 generation in 1997 came a switch from the 'XJ6' nomenclature to 'XJ8', reflecting the fact that the X308 cars were powered by a new V8 engine. The exterior styling of the X308 was similar to its predecessor the X300, with minor refinements such as a change to oval indicator lenses and round fog lights. The interior was also updated to eliminate the instrument binnacle used on the X300; instead, three large gauges were set into recesses in the walnut faced dashboard in front of the driver. The major mechanical change was the replacement of both the inline six and V12 engines with new eight cylinder V8 in either 3.2 litre or 4.0 litre versions and all were automatic. This absolutely superb example imported from Japan is presented in silver with cream leather interior. Upon an inspection of the Japanese service history, the owner can confirm that this Jaguar has a good service history from 2002 until 2017 when the car was serviced at regular intervals and it comes with an Odometer Verification Certificate. This luxurious saloon is fitted with air conditioning, electric seats which are also heated, cruise control and is supplied with the original books. A wonderful family saloon, exuding luxury with leather and walnut in abundance, this Jaguar provides the perfect interior for those hankering for quiet and smooth transportation.
    • ESTIMATE£10,000 - £13,000
    • Sold:£7,560
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£54,000 - £64,000
    • Sold:£57,120
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number191
    • RegistrationWAY 25
    • Chassis Number26403
    • Odometer Reading81,835 miles
    • Engine Number26403
    • Estimate£54,000 - £64,000
    • ModelTD21 Drophead Coupé
    • FE Cat descThe first production Alvis to be styled by Swiss carrossier Graber appeared at the Paris Motor Show in October 1955. Based on the existing TC21 Grey Lady chassis, the newcomer brought a much needed injection of Continental style and modernity to the Coventry manufacturer's range. Lighter, stiffer and with a much smaller frontal area than the traditionally styled Grey Lady, the Graber Alvis enjoyed much improved handling and a higher maximum speed in excess of 100mph. The first Graber styled model, the TC108G, was built by coachbuilders Willowbrook, before production switched to Rolls-Royce's in-house coachbuilder Park Ward, on the introduction of the restyled TD21 for 1959. The TD21 retained Alvis's torquey, 3.0 litre, overhead valve six, which in uprated form now came with 120bhp courtesy of a redesigned cylinder head. Inside, there were improvements to the accommodation with increased headroom and legroom, especially in the rear. Lockheed servo-assisted disc brakes were an option, becoming standardised for 1960. This lovely Alvis TD21 Drophead Coupé, fitted with a Borg Warner automatic gearbox, was first registered on 26th July 1960 with its current number plate WAY 25. This is a matching numbers car which is corroborated by the original Alvis build sheet and sales order. The car was originally ordered by Roderick Farmer of Sorrel House, Leicestershire in 1959. Accompanying the car are a collection of amusing letters between Mr. Farmer and Alvis Ltd complaining about small defects with the car when new. As MD of Samuel Farmer & Co. he retained WAY 25 as his company car between 1960 and 1967. When the company was sold to Courtaulds in 1967, Mr. Farmer bought the car for his private use and kept it until he died in 1979, whereupon the car was sold as part of his estate with a mileage of circa 60,000 miles. Six owners have driven the car from 1960-2019, covering only 80,385 miles. Periods of ownership have been 1960-1979 in Leicester, 1980-1997 in Dulwich, 1997-2004 in Kent, 2004-2005 in Bristol, 2005- 2013 in Hampshire and the current owner who resides in Wiltshire purchased the car in 2013. Always garaged, this car is excellently sorted mechanically and, we are informed, it is extremely reliable and drives superbly. The history file denotes the consistent attention to the vehicle’s care including an engine rebuilt in 2009/2010 where all mechanical elements were thoroughly reviewed and sorted. The car underwent a bare metal repaint in 2010 and retains its original hide upholstery which is in excellent condition. In 2004, new carpets were fitted and in 2006 the hood was restored by Rawles of Hampshire. A Kenlowe electric fan and battery isolation switch were fitted in 2008 and a CD player was fitted for WAY 25’s journey to Portugal and back, in 2011. Finished in dark blue with light blue hood and light blue leather interior, this TD21 Drophead Coupé is supplied with a V5C registration document, an MoT test certificate which expires in April 2020 and a history file which contains the correspondence between Mr. Farmer and Alvis Ltd from 1960 to 1967, comprehensive records and receipts of servicing, parts and maintenance from 1980 to the present. From 1992 seventeen MoT test certificates are filed with another four earlier certificates. The present owner has traced and talked to the descendants of the original owner and three of the four subsequent owners for first hand recollections of this lovely TD21, piecing together the ownership history and confirming the mileage.
    • ESTIMATE£54,000 - £64,000
    • Sold:£57,120
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£75,000 - £83,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • Lot Number192
    • RegistrationTOR 202G
    • Chassis Number1R9417
    • Odometer Reading30,814 miles
    • Engine Number7R54259
    • Estimate£75,000 - £83,000
    • ModelE-Type Series II Roadster (4.2 litre)
    • FE Cat descThe Jaguar E-Type was initially designed and shown to the public as a grand tourer in two-seater coupé form and as a convertible roadster. The 2+2 version, with a lengthened wheelbase, was released several years later. On its release, Enzo Ferrari called the Jaguar E-Type "The most beautiful car ever made". Open headlights without glass covers, a wrap-around rear bumper, re-positioned and larger front indicators and tail lights below the bumpers, better cooling aided by an enlarged ‘mouth’ and twin electric fans, together with uprated brakes are all hallmarks of Series II cars. The engine is easily identified visually by the change from smooth polished cam covers to a ‘ribbed’ appearance. The interior and dashboard were also redesigned with rocker switches being substituted for toggle switches. The dashboard switches also lost their symmetrical layout. New seats were fitted which purists claim lacked the style of the originals but were certainly more comfortable and air conditioning and power steering were available as factory options. Repatriated to the UK from Louisiana in 2005 with the odometer reading 24,500 miles, this E-Type was used through until 2005, covering a further 6,100 miles in that time. The previous vendor acquired this car in 2015 and set about restoring it to a superb standard. A particularly knowledgeable and enthusiastic Jaguar owner, he had the engine removed and had the car converted from lefthand to righthand drive, at the same time a new wiring loom was fitted. The engine was completely stripped down and rebuilt using new MAHLE pistons and a modified rear main seal ensuring no annoying oil leaks from the back of the engine. The gearbox was also rebuilt and the rear cage removed with new discs, calipers and bushes fitted. The list of work carried out on TOR 202G is endless and includes electronic ignition, reconditioned SU carburettors, stainless steel exhaust with ceramic manifolds, copper brake pipes, new clutch and brake master cylinders and a new hood. This really is a splendid example and one that has been very well sorted by the fastidious previous owner. The present owner purchased the car in May 2017 and has covered a mere 300 miles since and he is only selling due to ill health. Finished in black with grey leather trim and sitting proudly on chrome wire wheels, this Series II roadster has covered very few miles since the completion of the restoration. This wonderful Jaguar E-Type is supplied with a magnificent history folder confirming all of the above work and a whole lot more, including a comprehensive collection of invoices from when the car was in the United States, a Jaguar Heritage Certificate and a V5C registration document.
    • ESTIMATE£75,000 - £83,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • ESTIMATE£17,000 - £21,000
    • Sold:£25,760
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number193
    • RegistrationDG53 DDY
    • Chassis NumberSCBCE63W64C020083
    • Odometer Reading70,000 miles
    • Engine Number001052
    • Estimate£17,000 - £21,000
    • ModelContinental GT
    • FE Cat descUnveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 2003 the first generation Continental GT differed from previous incarnations due to it no longer being a coach built car however as a result, the price at launch was significantly less than the Continental R (approximately half) which exposed the car to a much wider customer. Despite the lower price however the new GT was still roundly well received with celebrities, sports personalities alike buying in droves due to the six litre, twin-turbocharged W12 engine with 552bhp coupled to opulent surroundings and an ultra comfortable ride. After all this was designed to be a mile crunching continent cruiser and with that huge W12 engine coupled to a smooth six-speed automatic box distributed by the Quattro four-wheel drive system but was equally at home in Mayfair as it was on the autobahn where it was capable of an astonishing 196 mph and a 0-60 time of just 4.7 seconds. The Continental offered the most comfortable way of reaching supercar speeds and still to this day is a fabulously capable GT. ​ This wonderful example of an early GT is presented in Cypress green with Savannah hide and we are informed by our vendor originally a Bentley Press car. Described by our vendor as a 10/10 the first service stamp is with Bentley Motors before seven main dealer services followed by a further five specialist stamps all displayed in the original service book and coupled to accompanying invoices. When our vendor purchased the car he undertook a exhaustive search for the right GT even employing independent vehicle inspector Barry Hopkinson to produce a 7 page report on the car which can be found in the history file for any new potential owner. Recent works include new brake discs and pads at 63,555 miles. Continental GT's are incredible value for money and combine opulence with speed like no other, this example is without doubt one of the best on the marketplace with an added slice of press car provenance.
    • ESTIMATE£17,000 - £21,000
    • Sold:£25,760
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£380,000 - £410,000
    • Sold:£397,600
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number194
    • Registration157 UYR
    • Chassis NumberDB4/375/R
    • Odometer Reading31,432 miles
    • Engine Number370/419
    • Estimate£380,000 - £410,000
    • ModelDB4 Series II
    • FE Cat descManufactured between October 1958 and June 1963, the Aston Martin DB4 developed no fewer than five series. However, it should be made clear that the cars were not thus designated by the factory, this nomenclature having been suggested subsequently by the Aston Martin Owners Club to aid identification as the model evolved. The first series had already undergone a number of improvements including the fitting of heavy-duty bumpers after the first 50 cars, before the second series arrived in January 1960. A front-hinged bonnet, larger brake callipers and an enlarged sump were the major changes made on the Series II while the third series featured separate rear lights, two bonnet stays and a host of improvements to the interior fittings. Manufactured between September 1961 and October 1962, the fourth series was readily distinguishable by its shallower bonnet intake, recessed rear lights and new grille with seven vertical bars. The final, fifth series was built on a 3.5 inch longer wheelbase (allowing for increased legroom and a larger boot) and gained 15" wheels, an electric radiator fan and the DB4GT-type instrument panel. "The Aston Martin DB4 was perhaps the finest compromise which the David Brown-owned company ever achieved between exceptionally high-quality, exceptionally high-performance, exceptionally lavish finishing and yet properly contained overall size and weight – a great British product, benefiting from the styling input of Touring of Milan" – Motors, 1965. This absolutely stunning matching numbers example was originally sold to Mr. R. G. Lawrence in Norwich by Aston Martin dealers Brooklands of Bond Street, London on 17th August, 1960. The car was then sold to Mr. Hudson-Morley in Leeds who then sold it to Mr. Boxston in Bath. Records then show that the car was bought by father and son, Mr. Alain and Laurent De Clercq in France where it remained until purchased by the present owner. Whilst in Mr. De Clercq’s ownership, much work was carried out by Atelier de L’Artisan owned by Frederic DeLaere between 2012 and 2015 (invoices are included in the history file). The present owner purchased the car from Aston Martin Works in Antwerp on 12th January, 2016, with all correspondence recorded between the present owner and the Aston Martin Works branch from initial offer to his purchase and can also be seen in the history file. It was subsequently registered in the UK on 22nd March, 2016 with the registration number it bares today. The history file has invoice records detailing all work carried out each year from 2016 (also photocopies of the photos of some of the work are included in the file) to 2019 by Aston Martin Works in Newport Pagnell which totals £38,942. The wonderful red leather interior is original and in very good condition and the present owner had the original rear windscreen removed and replaced with a bespoke new one to include a built in aerial for the original radio which is in 100% working order, even with the words ‘ Aston Martin’ lighting up in LEDs when on. He also had some modern internal work completed to bring it up to today’s standard including converting the electrical system to negative earth costing in excess of £6,000 but retaining its originality aesthetically (the original rear windscreen and a set of its original wheels are included in the sale). The original dash-mounted clock was removed, cleaned, restored and is now in full working order. The exterior paintwork, in iconic Aston Martin Metallic Green, is in exemplary condition. Interestingly, the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Certificate indicates that this fabulous car’s original colour was Snow Shadow (white) and the price of the car when new is recorded as being a mere £2,310 plus a purchase tax of £1,167.15s10d. This absolutely fabulous example of this iconic British sports car is still achingly beautiful and the sound of its Tadek Marek designed straight six engine howling through the country roads gives you goose bumps! This DB4 would grace any private collection and competitive in any concourse event around the world.
    • ESTIMATE£380,000 - £410,000
    • Sold:£397,600
    • StatusCLOSED
    • ESTIMATE£49,000 - £58,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • Lot Number195
    • RegistrationKSC 156E
    • Chassis Number1E50641BW
    • Odometer Reading80,960 miles
    • Engine Number7E 523999-9
    • Estimate£49,000 - £58,000
    • Model1966 Jaguar E-Type Series I Fixedhead Coupé (2+2, 4.2 litre)
    • FE Cat descLaunched at the 1961 Geneva Motor Show, the Jaguar E-Type was nothing short of a revelation. With its heady blend of supercar performance, breathtaking styling and low price tag, the newcomer left rivals reeling and customers clamouring. Early sportscar racing success at the hands of Graham Hill and Roy Salvadori, amongst others, helped cement its reputation. Built as a monocoque with a front sub-frame to cradle the engine, the model's combination of all-round independent suspension rack and pinion steering and four-wheel disc brakes gave it excellent road holding and handling capabilities. Fed by triple SU HD8 carburettors and topped with a 'straight port' double overhead camshaft cylinder head, its indomitable 3781cc straight-six engine was quoted as developing some 265bhp and 260lbft of torque. Aesthetically beautiful yet stunningly quick, the E-type remains for many the ultimate production Jaguar. This Jaguar E-Type 2+2 coupé is a genuine UK supplied righthand drive example. In the 1970s the car was exported to Canada and was repatriated to the UK in 2016. Benefitting from a recent full bare metal respray as well as an engine and automatic gearbox rebuild, a new exhaust system has also been fitted in the last couple of weeks, this E-Type has a huge history file dating back to the 1970s. Finished in a great colour combination of Carmen Red with black interior the car has covered minimal mileage since the work was carried out. This matching numbers example is supplied with a Jaguar Heritage Certificate, a V5C registration document together with an MoT test certificate valid until April 2020. Sitting proudly on wire wheels, this Series I 2+2 fixedhead coupé is elegant, classic and effortless to drive.
    • ESTIMATE£49,000 - £58,000
    • StatusUnsold
    • ESTIMATE£21,000 - £26,000
    • Sold:£27,440
    • StatusCLOSED
    • Lot Number196
    • RegistrationE30 DMX
    • Chassis NumberWF0FXXGBBFHM36569
    • Odometer Reading65,661 miles
    • Engine NumberHM36569
    • Estimate£21,000 - £26,000
    • ModelSierra Sapphire RS Cosworth 2WD
    • FE Cat descThe 'RS' badge is well renowned in the world of Fast Ford enthusiasts. Originating from Ford’s Motorsport division in the 1960’s; the RS actually stood for 'Rallye Sport' and meant that any Ford model special enough to bear its namesake had been designed specifically for rally racing. Due to Ford’s repeated successes in rallying during this era, the RS badge very quickly became synonymous with Motorsport and Performance. The Sierra RS Cosworth in particular was developed as a partnership between Ford and race engine designers Cosworth, the project’s purpose was to create a homologated vehicle to win European Group A racing championships. The engine was to be a 16V, twin-cam based upon Ford’s existing T88 block (commonly known as the Pinto engine). The aim was to develop a turbo-charged unit that would be capable of 300bhp in race trim. Cosworth accepted the task but only on the basis that Ford agreed to purchase 15,000 units of these engines and from there the road legal and race engined legend, the Sierra Cosworth, was born. A fastidiously maintained example of a 1988 Ford Sierra Cosworth Sapphire with only two loving owners, this car is presented in immaculate condition outside, inside and underneath. A second generation of the Sierra RS, this particular car is an earlier production variant of the Sapphire and is a two wheel drive example fitted with the Borg Warner T5 transmission. This example comes with an excellent provenance and history portfolio, it is supplied with the original driver’s manual, maintenance book and Ford wallet, along with any of the previous owner’s invoices, receipts and previous MoT test certificates. Due to the racing background of these cars, it is incredibly hard to find unmodified and unmolested examples. Finished in a timeless white non-metallic paint with grey cloth interior, this example has its original equipment with only minor improvements to the exhaust and suspension to be found. When new, these Sapphire Cosworths offered 204bhp and 214lbft of torque from the 2.0 turbocharged inline engine. The originality and incredible condition of this example has to be seen to be appreciated. As prices of well-maintained fast Fords are increasing rapidly, this is certainly worth consideration by any long term investor or collector. With race pedigree and 'sleeper' appearance, these cars are still highly desirable among enthusiasts.
    • ESTIMATE£21,000 - £26,000
    • Sold:£27,440
    • StatusCLOSED
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