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Low-mileage Ferrari 328 GTS leads sale entry

THE entry list for Barons’ Classic, Collectors and Sports Cars sale at Sandown Park on Saturday (October 28) is headed by a 1985 Ferrari 328 GTS (above) which has covered just over 1,000 miles in the past 26 years – and less than 19,000 miles in total. Estimate: £65,000-£85,000. Ferrari fans have another chance to … Continue reading

Classic sports cars for auction

  AN interesting selection of vehicles has already been consigned to Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions’ early winter sale on Thursday November 30 at Athelhampton House, near Dorchester. The sale will include a 1934 MG PA Midget with Q Type style body that has a pre-sale estimate of £43,000 – £45,000. In restored and well-cared … Continue reading

Judas Priest 911 Turbo SE at Porsche sale

A PORSCHE 911 Turbo SE that inspired Judas Priest lead guitarist Glenn Tipton to write platinum-selling album Turbo, and best-selling single Turbo Lover, is to be auctioned by Silverstone Auctions at the Porsche sale at The Wing, Silverstone, on October 21. Collected by Tipton from the Porsche factory while on tour in Europe in 1985, … Continue reading

Quattro smashes record at auction

  A 1991 Audi Quattro Turbo 20v broke auction records when it sold for £72,050 including premium at a packed Warwickshire Exhibition Centre during the Classic Car Auctions September sale. Huge crowds turned out for one of the biggest one-day classic car sales of the year, and trade was brisk with around £2 million changing … Continue reading

Jensen pulls the auction crowds

A MIX of desirable classics enticed a large gathering of enthusiasts to Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions’ autumn historic car auction, held at Athelhampton House, near Dorchester. Easily the most desired of all entries was the extremely rare 1972 Jensen Interceptor III (above) which, despite requiring some cosmetic attention, had an excellent history, and sold … Continue reading

Super rare Porsche is early auction entry

ONE of only 11 examples ever made, a stunning 1992 Porsche 911 (964) RS Touring is one of the first cars consigned for the Silverstone Auctions Porsche sale taking place at the Wing, Silverstone on October 21. The homologation special is one of only six UK right-hand drive versions, making it rarer still, and comes … Continue reading

CCA plans its biggest one-day classic sale

  CLASSIC Car Auctions (CCA) will hold its biggest ever one-day classic car auction September 23 at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre. With 172 lots from the likes of Jaguar, Porsche, BMW, Mercedes and Aston Martin, the bumper auction offers opportunities for both experienced and first-time buyers. Among the wide variety of cars for sale, 11 … Continue reading

Beaulieu Autojumble’s golden day

  BLAZING sunshine saw more than 34,000 motoring enthusiasts from across the world turn out for Beaulieu’s International Autojumble to mark the 50th anniversary of the event. A total of 2,341 stands were packed with classic car spare parts, motoring accessories, literature and automobilia for a busy weekend of trading. To celebrate 50 years of … Continue reading

Records fall in £2.75m sale

  AN extremely rare 1989 Porsche 911 Turbo SE ‘Flat Nose’ Cabriolet broke UK auction records when it sold for £245,250 including premium at the Salon Privé sale, organised by Silverstone Auctions at Blenheim Palace. One of only 10 made, the UK-specification Minerva blue ‘Flat Nose’ is one of the scarcest examples in existence, and … Continue reading

Italy’s finest crowned at Salon Privé

  REAFFIRMING its place as the UK’s finest Concours celebration, 2017’s Chubb Insurance Concours d’Elégance saw some of the world’s rarest and most spectacular classic cars battle it out on the prestigious grounds of Blenheim Palace. Taking home top honours, with the Best of Show Trophy, was the revered 1960 Alfa Romeo 6C 3000 CM … Continue reading