Barons’ sale at Sandown Park on July 28 is set to be the company’s biggest yet, both in terms of numbers of cars entered and in value. A star lot is a rare 1964 Bentley S3 Continental estimated at £100,000-£120,000.
A catalogue featuring a host of the world’s finest classic cars from the 70s, 80s and 90s is heading to the Silverstone Classic motor racing festival on July 25-26. Headlined by the first 964 RS ever produced and gifted by Porsche, not sold through dealer network, the N/GT lightweight specification car was allegedly given to Ulrich Richter, an Eighties Porsche-only racing driver. It is estimated at £230,000 – £260,000.
The McLaren 675LT, which debuted in production form at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, is the lightest, most powerful, fastest and most track-focused, yet road legal, model in the McLaren Super Series, and resurrects one of the most revered names in modern-day GT racing – the ‘Longtail’. It is also the most exclusive in the range, with confirmation that 500 coupés will be produced, all of which are now sold.
The Ferrari Owners’ Club of Great Britain National Event at Stapleford Park last weekend saw a stunning display of cars and high quality of entries for the EFG Concours. Held in the splendid setting of Stapleford Park, Leicestershire, the annual event saw over 400 Ferraris attending.
International auctioneers Coys returned to their annual summer sale and concours in the beautiful grounds of Blenheim Palace, achieving over £6 million in sales. One of the highlights was the first right-hand drive Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona coupe to be delivered new to Britain. It is regarded as one of the finest original Daytonas in the world and sold for the UK record auction price of £765,640.