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‘Brand new’ Integrale on offer

ONE of the most iconic cars of the last 30 years, a 1992 Lancia Delta Integrale with just 31 miles from new, is to be auctioned by Silverstone Auctions at its Race Retro Sale in Warwickshire on February 21-22. Estimated at £90,000 – £110,000, this ‘brand new’ car is being offered at auction for the … Continue reading

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Unique VW Samba Microbus for auction

A TRULY unique 1955 Volkswagen Type 2 Samba Microbus with a fascinating story will go under the hammer in Silverstone Auctions’ Race Retro Sale at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, on February 21-22. The vehicle, estimated at between £70,000 and £75,000, is the first, and thought to be the only surviving, VW Type 2 Samba Microbus imported … Continue reading

Pictures of the week 173

Classics show a glittering triumph

THE purr of stunning classic cars, the raucous yowl of an evocative F1 car, the excited chatter of thousands of visitors and the constant clicking of cameras … these were the sounds of a hugely successful inaugural London Classic Car Show. Indeed the new show, which closed its doors on Sunday night after a four-day … Continue reading

Pictures of the week 172

Goodwood Revival to stage Ferrari-only contest

THIS year’s Goodwood Revival, from September 11-13, will pay tribute to the great Ferrari racing sports cars of the 1950s by staging a special race exclusively for drum-braked machines from the iconic Maranello manufacturer. The Lavant Cup, which was held exclusively for Jaguar D-Types in 2014, will sing to the sound of an Italian opera … Continue reading

A classic record breaker at Brooklands

THE January sales proved no match for the lure of the UK’s biggest New Year’s Day classic vehicle gathering, as over 5,000 people made the annual pilgrimage to the Birthplace of British Motorsport and Aviation at Brooklands, along with 1,240 classics in a bewildering variety of age and type. This impressive attendance at one of … Continue reading

Coys to auction 100 American and European classic cars

ONE of the largest collections of Cadillacs ever to be put under the hammer will be appearing with no reserve alongside a prominent collection of American and European classic cars at Maastricht on January 10. The sale at Les Grandes Marques, Interclassics and Topmobiel show in Maastricht, the Netherlands, is one of a kind, featuring … Continue reading