Bentley’s EXP 10 Speed 6 made its debut in China at Auto Shanghai. The concept shows the future direction of luxury and performance. EXP 10 Speed 6 is a British interpretation of a high-performance two-seater sports car.
McLaren launched its second model in the new Sports Series, the McLaren 540C Coupé, at the Shanghai Show. It joins the recently revealed 570S Coupé in the Sports Series as the brand brings its race-derived DNA to a new segment. Globally available and priced from £126,000, the 540C Coupé can be pre-ordered now with deliveries scheduled to being in early 2016.
Volkswagen has presented the new C Coupé GTE at Auto Shanghai. This four-door concept car for the Chinese market – which is over five metres in length – combines exclusivity, perfection and passion. It is powered by an innovative plug-in hybrid drive system.
Auctioneers Coys achieved results in excess of €8m at their Techno-Classica sale in Essen, Germany. The auction included a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing, that sold for €1,088,405.
Bids were flying around Barons’ Sandown Park saleroom when an extremely rare 1954 Bentley R-Type Continental Fastback ‘barn find’ restoration project went under the hammer. With an estimate of £200,000-£400,000, the car was finally secured for £739,212, the highest price Barons has ever achieved for a car
The inaugural race of the Jaguar Heritage Challenge is set to begin at the Donington Historic Festival over the May bank holiday weekend.
Concours of Elegance has announced further details of its 2015 event at a preview held in Edinburgh, giving an early glimpse of one of the highlights: a priceless Jaguar D-type ‘Long Nose’ Ecurie Ecosse racer, which finished second at Le Mans in 1957. Concours of Elegance takes place between September 4-6.