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 Lot 99. 2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato. Registration no. WJ53 TSV. Chassis no. SCFAE12323K700082. Estimate £ 250,000 - 300,000 (€ 280,000 - 330,000). Courtesy Bonhams.

Bonhams Motoring calendar re-starts on 30 May with a traditional auction encompassing motorcars, motorcycles and cherished registrations, in a revised format to reflect the current climate.

The sale will be a live 'behind-closed-doors' auction. The auctioneer will be present on the rostrum as normal, and bids will be accepted in the following formats: online, on the phone, or by leaving an absentee bid. All bidding will be conducted remotely via a live stream online and in accordance with the latest government guidelines.

118 Lots are consigned and available to view - by appointment only - at Bonhams Bicester Heritage offices on Thursday 28, Friday 29, and the morning of Saturday 30 May. The sale features dedicated sections spanning different eras and disciplines of motoring.

Aston Martin

Leading the pack is a 2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato (estimate £250,000 - 300,000), one of just 99 such cars ever built, and the sole example to be painted Ferrari 'Nero Daytona' with a charcoal-hue interior. It is offered by just the second owner who purchased the car from Aston Martin Works Service in October 2015 when it had covered 14,000 miles. Today it shows just 17,205 miles and continues the Bonhams tradition of offering quality Aston Martins at auction.

 2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato Chassis no. SCFAE12323K700082

2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato Chassis no. SCFAE12323K700082

2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato Chassis no. SCFAE12323K700082

2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato Chassis no. SCFAE12323K700082

2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato Chassis no. SCFAE12323K700082

2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato Chassis no. SCFAE12323K700082

2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato Chassis no. SCFAE12323K700082

2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato Chassis no. SCFAE12323K700082

2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato Chassis no. SCFAE12323K700082

2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato Chassis no. SCFAE12323K700082

2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato Chassis no. SCFAE12323K700082

2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato Chassis no. SCFAE12323K700082

2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato Chassis no. SCFAE12323K700082

Lot 99. 2004 Aston Martin DB7 Zagato. Registration no. WJ53 TSV. Chassis no. SCFAE12323K700082. Estimate £ 250,000 - 300,000 (€ 280,000 - 330,000). Courtesy Bonhams.

Odometer Reading: 17,205
MoT Expiry: 20/02/2021

*Comprehensive service history
*Low mileage
*Understated colour combination


Zagato's take on the DB7 added the Italian designer's signature styling cues to the '7' to create an entirely different design, being one that reprised Zagato creations of previous decades but updated for the new millennium.

This is number 82 of just 99 cars built, and the sole example to be painted Ferrari 'Nero Daytona' with a charcoal-hue interior. Our vendor is the second owner, purchasing the car from Aston Martin Works Service in October 2015 when it had covered 14,000 miles. Today it shows 17,205 miles.

Our vendor says the car's servicing has been at main dealers and Aston Martin Works Service, with the most recent at Aston Martin Hatfield in February, when the MoT test was also carried out. They also point out that despite its low mileage, servicing has been carried as per the service guide.
The car's mechanical condition is vendor-ranked as excellent, from the engine's starting and running to its underbonnet presentation. Running gear (gearbox, clutch, suspension and brakes) also rank as excellent, the vendor says.
The bodywork and Ferrari 'Nero Daytona' paintwork are described as very good, as are the trim, glass and wheels/tyres. The charcoal-coloured leather interior is also ranked as excellent.
During the vendor's tenure it has been kept in a heated garage and under cover and will be accompanied by the unique-to-car build book, numbered car cover, interior covers and model (in the same colour as the 'real' car).

Successfully combining traditional Aston Martin lines with Zagato's styling cues, the DB7 Zagato offers multi-cylindered grand touring combined with a pleasing looks. This low-mileage, well-documented example is a must for any serious Aston Martin collector.

 

Sports and GT

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with hardtop (estimate £220,000 - 260,000) is the ultimate incarnation of the Italian classic. Sourced for the current owner by renowned marque specialists Thornley Kelham, this beautiful example has been restored at various stages of its life, most recently in 2005/2006.

image (1) 1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with Hardtop Chassis no. B24S-1610

Lot 106. 1958 Lancia Aurelia B24S Convertible with hardtop. Coachwork by Pininfarina. Registration no. 704 XVG. Chassis no. B24S-1610. Estimate £ 220,000 - 260,000 (€ 250,000 - 290,000). Courtesy Bonhams.

Odometer Reading: TBA
MoT Expiry: Exempt

*Fitted with new hood
*Restored 2005/2006
*The ultimate Aurelia?


Lancia specialists Thornley Kelham sourced this car for the vendor. It has been restored several times, most recently being in 2005/2006. The vendor says it remains in generally good condition and its V6 engine means it is perfectly capable of running with modern traffic. The leather trim remains in good order and the brand-new hood is said to be fitting well: an un-restored (and rarely seen) factory hardtop is included. It comes with restoration invoices, current MoT test certificate and V5C.

An older restoration remaining in good order this B24S, which is said to be in good all-round condition, is worthy of consideration by anyone who appreciates Lancia's golden era.

Edwardian, Vintage and Post Vintage Thoroughbred

A 1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport (estimate £140,000 - 180,000) will be of special interest to vintage enthusiasts, with in-period competition history including the 1929 Tourist Trophy. The car was notably campaigned during the '90s by Frazer Nash Car Club captain Bill Roberts and his son Steve Stanton. Today it is described by the vendor as being in 'top condition', with a 'marvellous patina'. Competition history and expenditure over the years make this is an important part of Nash history. 

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Registration no. PH | Thirdman

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

 

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport Chassis no. 1118

Lot 21. 1927 Frazer Nash Boulogne Super Sport. Registration no. PH 3870. Chassis no. 1118. Estimate £140,000 - 180,000 (€ 160,000 - 200,000). Courtesy Bonhams.

Odometer Reading: TBA
MoT Expiry: Exempt

*Period competition history including 1929 TT
*No expense-spared maintenance
*In-period competition history


Re-bodied as a saloon whose coachwork was scrapped following a wartime raid, this Boulogne was intended for restoration and after a long time those intentions became reality when it was re-bodied as a Super Sport. An ultra-lightweight body was built by Frazer Nash Car Club captain Bill Roberts and it saw many racing outings before being campaigned by Roberts' son, Steve Stanton: in 1999 it was part of the FNCC's Raid to Bolzano. One year later it was bought by the vendor. The engine was re-built and other mechanicals overhauled, without replacing any original parts. Since then it has taken part in numerous mainland European events including the 2010 Alpenfahrt and Vernasca in 2011 and 2012. Today it is described by the vendor as being in 'top condition', with a 'marvellous patina'.

With much competition history and much expenditure over the years this Boulogne Super Sport is an important part of 'Nash history and should delight any lover of 'true' British sporting cars.

There are 33 Lots offered without reserve, including a 1934 Talbot AV105 Three Position Drophead Coupé (estimate £70,000 – 90,000), a 1935 Bentley 3½ Litre Pillarless Coupé (estimate £50,000 – 70,000) and a 1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom I (estimate £30,000 – 40,000).

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Lot 25. 1934 Talbot AV105 Three Position Drophead Coupé. Registration no. ARE 34. Chassis no. 35488. Estimate £70,000 – 90,000 (€ 78,000 - 100,000). Courtesy Bonhams.

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1935 Bentley 3½ Litre Pillarless Coupé. Coachwork by Rippon. Registration no. BUE 922. Chassis no. B129EJ. Estimate £70,000 – 90,000 (€ 78,000 - 100,000). Courtesy Bonhams.

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Lot 22. 1929 Rolls-Royce Phantom I. Registration no. UV 1377. Chassis no. 116KR. Estimate £30,000 - 40,000 (€ 78,000 - 100,000). Courtesy Bonhams. 

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Homologation specials include a 1987 Ford Sierra Cosworth (estimate £55,000 – 75,000) the late-1980s urban hero that paved the way for successful motorsport campaigns on both racetrack and rally stage. Unusually, this example has just over 55,000 miles and a factory-straight appearance. Its forbears are represented with both a 1969 Ford Escort Twin Cam (estimate £50,000 – 60,000), and a 1977 Ford Escort RS2000 (estimate £40,000 – 50,000). There is also an example of its successor, a 1990 Ford Sierra Sapphire RS Cosworth 4x4 (estimate £30,000 – 40,000).

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Lot 64. 1987 Ford Sierra RS Cosworth. Registration no. D318 GBF. Chassis no. WF0ECCGBBEGR93447Estimate £55,000 - 75,000 (€ 61,000 - 84,000). Courtesy Bonhams. 

 

The sale features a series of luxury cars that represent great value today. When new, these motors commanded impressive equipment specifications and price lists to match. The 2001 Bentley Arnage Red Label (estimate £14,000 – 18,000) presents well, comes with good history, and has covered just 49,000 miles. An Italian, and altogether more sporting proposition, is a lesser-seen red example of a 2005 Maserati Quattroporte (estimate £8,000 – 12,000). An attractive, reliable and typically well-engineered, 2004 Mercedes-Benz SL 500 (estimate £6,500 – 8,500) has just 93,000 miles on the clock.

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Lot 74. 2001 Bentley Arnage Red Label. Registration no. Y836 VFF. Chassis no. SCBLC31E31CH06031. Estimate £14,000 – 18,000 (€ 16,000 - 20,000). Courtesy Bonhams. 

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Lot 80. 2005 Maserati Quattroporte. Registration no. PNZ 3092. Chassis no. ZAMCD39C000018747. Estimate £8,000 – 12,000 (€8,900 - 13,000). Courtesy Bonhams. 

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Lot 78. 2004 Mercedes-Benz SL 500. Registration no. GD54 CBO. Chassis no. WDB2304752F091050. Estimate £6,500 - 8,500 (€7,300 - 9,500). Courtesy Bonhams. 

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The 1964 Jaguar MK2 3.4 Saloon (estimate £28,000 – 34,000) is the property of film star Robbie Coltrane. During his 22 years of ownership, Mr Coltrane commissioned enhancements to the brakes, steering, transmission and engine.

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 Lot 39. 1964 Jaguar MK2 3.4 Saloon. Registration no. HOO 449B. Chassis no. 164567DN. Estimate £28,000 - 34,000 (€31,000 - 38,000)Courtesy Bonhams. 

Motorcycles

Bonhams is a world leader in motorcycles at auction, and at this sale there will be a wide-ranging selection, including the celebrated 1986 Ducati 1,000CC Mike Hailwood Replica 'Mille' (estimate £13,500 - 16,000). The Mike Hailwood Replica owes its existence to Mike the Bike's legendary Isle of Man TT comeback victory in the 1978 Production Race when he rode an ex-works NCR bike entered by Sports Motor Cycles. This landmark model has been recently checked and certified as a genuine example by specialist Ray Petty Meccanica.

Cherished Registrations

Bonhams' successful track record in cherished registrations continues with: '7 RED' (estimate £40,000 – 50,000)'CMJ 1' (estimate £25,000 – 30,000) and 'XTP 3' (estimate £2,500 – 3,500).