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Hamblin adds a touch of nostalgia

  NOSTALGIA is the driver for many people attending vintage and classic car auctions but there’s also a touch of nostalgia for Brian Chant, director of Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions at the firm’s next sale. One of the two Austin 7 lots of offer is a Hamblin Cadet made in Sherborne – a 1960s … Continue reading

An open-top trip around the world

  CCA – Classic Car Auctions – will offer classic car enthusiasts the opportunity for the ultimate open-top road trip around the world at its upcoming sale on June 2 at the Warwickshire Event Centre. With classics ranging from small British sports cars to giant American muscle cars, the auction offers a convoy of beautiful … Continue reading

One of the last Capris drives into Sandown Park

FORD’S famous advertising slogan for the Capri said it was ‘The car you’ve always promised yourself’. Now classic car fans have the chance to fulfil that promise, as one of the last Capris ever made is going under the hammer at Barons’ British Heritage, Classic and Sports Cars sale at Sandown Park on Tuesday June 5. … Continue reading

100th Jaguar E-Type 3.8 ‘flat floor’ coupé going to auction

SILVERSTONE Auctions has confirmed that a significant Jaguar E-Type 3.8 ‘Flat Floor’ coupé will be offered for auction at sale on May 19 at Silverstone racing circuit. This Jaguar E-Type is particularly special as it is believed to be the 100th E-Type fixed head coupé built, and has been given an auction estimate of £80,000 … Continue reading

Rare classic Lancias head to auction

  TWO rare Lancias – an Aprilia Farina Cabriolet and Aurelia B20 GT Series IV – will go under the hammer at Silverstone Auctions’ sale at Silverstone Circuit on May 19. “When a car combines luxury, performance, looks and charisma it’s the golden recipe. It’s difficult to look at these two very desirable examples of … Continue reading

English classics headline at Dorset auction

  WHETHER you like your transport pre-war or post-war, with two wheels or four, there’s something to suit all tastes at the next Dorset Vintage and Classic Auctions sale. DVCA director Brian Chant has been busily gathering a superb mix for the event at Athelhampton House, near Dorchester, on June 7 with a broad appeal … Continue reading

Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona to headline specialist sale

A LOW-MILEAGE 1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona is being offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions at its inaugural ‘A Sale of Ferraris in association with Ferrari Owners’ Club GB’ at Silverstone circuit on May 18. One of only 158 UK-supplied cars, and just 15 finished in Argento Auteuil, the exquisite Daytona will headline the auction … Continue reading

Barn-find Bentley an auction highlight

AUCTIONEERS Coys are back in town with 50 classic and sports cars worth millions going under the hammer at their long-established Spring Classics sale at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London on April 24. Chris Routledge, CEO of Coys, said: “Our Spring Classics auction has for decades been a prelude to motoring season. This year … Continue reading

Restored Alfa Romeo Montreal returns to auction

AN exemplary 1972 Alfa Romeo Montreal, previously sold by Silverstone Auctions in 2013, has emerged from a recent £28,000 restoration and will be offered for sale by Classic Car Auctions (CCA) at the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show with Discovery on Saturday and Sunday March 24-25. Having undergone a number of performance and … Continue reading

Oldest XR3 among Barons’ rarities

BARONS has a fine range of classic cars on offer at its Classic Winter Warmer sale at Sandown Park on February 27, including the oldest Ford Escort XR3 in the UK (above). There is also an E-type restoration project and a host of other interesting cars, from high-end sports cars to starter classics, including a … Continue reading