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E-Type top of the sporting bill

DORSET Vintage and Classic Auctions’ sale on Thursday November 30 promises to offer an excellent line-up of classic cars. Held at the spectacular venue of Athelhampton House, near Dorchester, DT2 7LG, the sale will include some superb sporting motors. They include an outstanding 1970 Jaguar E-Type Series II 4.2 Roadster (£110,000 – £120,000); a beautifully … Continue reading

Tiger roars on to the scene

AN extremely rare, classic Hillman Avenger Tiger has been consigned by Classic Car Auctions to its sale on December 2 at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre. One of just 25 surviving examples worldwide from a limited production run of only 200 cars, the right-hand drive, manual Mk 1 is among the most sought-after classic cars around. … Continue reading

Rare Ferrari the top seller

BICESTER Heritage is celebrating the success of a hugely successful Brightwells Auctioneers event – the biggest auction to take place at the former RAF Bomber Training Station to date. The Oxfordshire site welcomed hundreds of visitors to the events space, Hangar 113, for their chance to bid on the 105 cars, with interested parties from … Continue reading

Rare Stutz Blackhawk the star performer

A 1985 Ferrari 328 GTS which has covered just over 1,000 miles in the past 26 years was the top seller at Barons’ sale at Sandown Park. The bright red ‘Prancing Horse’, which has covered fewer than 19,000 miles in total, sold for £71,500. The biggest bidding battle of the sale was for the gold … Continue reading

Eric Morecambe’s Jensen Interceptor up for auction

AN important part of British motoring and show business history, Eric Morecambe’s lovingly restored 1968 Jensen Interceptor, will be offered for auction by Silverstone Auctions at the NEC, Birmingham, on November 11-12. This is the first time the famous Jensen has been offered for public sale since its restoration. It was bought by Morecambe in … Continue reading

Escort van with a speedy secret

CLASSIC Car Auctions (CCA) has consigned an unusual performance vehicle to its December sale in the form a Ford Escort RS2000 van, to be auctioned on December 2 at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre. Once a humble, standard 1979 Mk II Escort van, it was purchased in 2007 by a new owner with a vision to … Continue reading

Del Boy’s Reliant for auction

THE iconic, yellow Reliant Regal three-wheeler from ‘Only Fools and Horses’ has been consigned by Silverstone Auctions to its two-day classic car sale at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show at the Birmingham NEC on November 11 and 12. A star of the legendary BBC series, the 1968 Reliant Regal is one of the most … Continue reading

Porsche sale tops £2.5m in three hours

  MORE than £2.5 million changed hands in just three hours at the annual Porsche sale organised by Silverstone Auctions in association with Porsche Club GB at Silverstone Circuit. International interest was high with internet and phone bidders from Denmark, Poland and Indonesia among others. A very rare 1992 Porsche 911 (964) RS Touring, one … Continue reading

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