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Silverstone Auctions’ Porsche sale is back

  RETURNING to its spiritual home of Silverstone Circuit, Silverstone Auctions will host its penultimate sale of the year, The Porsche Sale, held in conjunction with Porsche Club GB, on Saturday October 15. The marque-dedicated sale features more than 60 of the best Porsches available on the market going under the hammer, as well as … Continue reading

Family heirloom E-Type seeks new home

A family-owned 1972 Jaguar E-Type ‘barn find’ will be offered for sale at Classic Car Auctions’ (CCA) Sale on September 24 at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre. The Series III V12 roadster, finished in yellow with a black leather interior, has been sitting dormant in a barn for 20 years having been passed down through the … Continue reading

‘Brand new’ MG ZT for sale

A 2004 MG ZT 1.8 Turbo, with an unbelievable three miles on the clock, will go under the hammer at Classic Car Auctions’ (CCA) sale on September 24 at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre. A remarkable find, the current and only owner purchased the car from a dealer in 2005 who was selling off the cars … Continue reading

Rare Mercedes-Benz 280 Cabriolet on sale

HEXAGON Classics is offering for sale an extremely rare example of the timeless Mercedes-Benz 280. This right-hand-drive SE 3.5 Cabriolet version was hand-built in 1970 to extremely high standards, and it could well be the only RHD convertible 280 on sale in the world. The subject of a detailed restoration by Australia’s leading Mercedes-Benz restoration company, … Continue reading

First Monaco winning car wins again

THE 1928 Bugatti Type 35B that won the very first Monaco Grand Prix has been awarded a preservation trophy by the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens (FIVA), at the Chantilly Arts & Elegance Richard Mille event. The FIVA preservation award recognises vehicles that retain much of their original components, materials and finishes and as such … Continue reading

Time-warp ‘Z’ car comes to auction

A RARE, low-mileage 1978 Datsun 260Z, which has been hidden away for 21 years, will go under the hammer at Classic Car Auctions’ (CCA) sale on Saturday September 24 at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre. The original UK, right-hand drive example was first registered in March 1978 and has had just two owners in its lifetime. … Continue reading

A special Dino on offer

THIS very special right-hand-drive Ferrari Dino 246 GTS was delivered new in 1973 to Peter Grant, manager of the legendary rock group Led Zeppelin. The list price was £6,620.39 plus delivery charges, number plates and road tax. The car was optioned with non-standard non-metallic paint at £63.16 and leather upholstery at £210.93. Today the car … Continue reading

E-Type heads sale line-up

A SMART, well-cared-for Jaguar E-Type Series III 2+2 Auto fixedhead coupé of 1972 vintage heads the line-up at Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions’ early autumn sale on Thursday September 8. It is guided at £37,500 to £40,000. Held in the stunning gardens of Athelhampton House, near Dorchester, the auction will offer an eclectic mix of … Continue reading