21 avril 2015

The Supercharged BUGATTI 57C Cabriolet at Greenwich Concours d'Elegance 31 May 2015, Greenwich Concours d'Elegance Auction

The ex-Miles Coverdale. 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Convertible. Coachwork by Gangloff Chassis no. 57748. Estimate US$ 900,000 - 1.1 million (€840,000 - 1 million). Photo: Bonhams Bonhams announce the consignment of a very special Bugatti for its end of May motorcar auction in Greenwich, Connecticut: a supercharged 1938 Bugatti Type 57C Cabriolet with coachwork by Gangloff. Introduced in 1934, the Type 57 represented a new era for the company under the direction of Jean Bugatti, son of 'Le Patron', Ettore... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2015

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Coupé with sliding steel sunroof

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 Sc Coupé with sliding steel sunroof. Coachwork by Sindelfingen. Estimate €475,000 - 575,000 (£350,000 - 420,000). Photo Bonhams Chassis no. 188.014-7500020 - Engine no. 199.980-6500131 Right from the marque's creation in 1926 by the merger of Daimler-Benz and Mercedes, Mercedes-Benz's top-of-the-range models have ranked in the forefront of the world's greatest automobiles. Throughout the 1950s the company's flagship model was the 300S, a luxurious Grand Tourer in the tradition of the... [Lire la suite]
25 mars 2015

1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Cabriolet A

One of only 203 examples produced. 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 S Cabriolet A. Estimate €450,000 - 550,000 (£330,000 - 410,000). Photo Bonhams. Chassis no. 188-010-4500019 - Engine no. 188.920- 3500380 More expensive than the 300 SL sports car and almost double the price of the contemporary top-of-the-range Cadillac, the Mercedes-Benz 300 S was one of the world's most exclusive automobiles. It is also historically significant as one of Mercedes-Benz's first all-new designs of the post-war era, debuting in the autumn... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2015

1938 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Cabriolet A

1938 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Cabriolet A. Coachwork by Sindelfingen. Estimate €2 million - 2.5 million (£1.5 million - 1.8 million). Photo Bonhams. Chassis no. 154076 - Engine no. 154076 - Body no. 828610 Together with its predecessor the 500 K, the magnificent Mercedes-Benz 540 K was arguably the most noteworthy production model offered by the Stuttgart firm during the 1930s, representing the pinnacle of its pre-war achievements. A development of the 500 K, whose independently suspended chassis it shared, the... [Lire la suite]
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25 mars 2015

1931 Mercedes-Benz 770 Cabriolet D

Originally the property of Erik Charell. 1931 Mercedes-Benz 770 Cabriolet D (W 07). Coachwork by Sindelfingen. Estimate €2.3 million - 2.8 million (£1.7 million - 2.1 million). Photo Bonhams. Chassis no. 85205/R.B07/4 - Engine no. 85205 Introduced at the 1930 Paris Motor Show where it was among the highlights of the day, the sensational Mercedes-Benz 770 was an extremely elegant and extravagant motor car. It was the largest model that Mercedes-Benz had produced to date, and swiftly gained the sobriquet... [Lire la suite]
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24 mars 2015

THE ICONIC 300 SL. Roadsters and Gullwings at the Mercedes-Benz Sale

Formerly the property of Alfried Krupp, in current ownership since 1980 and an extremely original example. 1960 Mercedes 300SL Roadster. Chassis no. 198.042-10-002539. Engine no. 198.980-10-002544.  Estimate €1 million - 1.4 million (£730,000 - 1 million). Photo: Bonhams. STUTTGART, MERCEDES-BENZ MUSEUM - The 300 SL - be it Roadster or Gullwing – is one of the most recognisable models in the history of Mercedes-Benz. On 28 March, four pristine examples of this motoring icon from the 1950s and... [Lire la suite]


12 mars 2015

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC by Pininfarina

1967 Ferrari 330 GTC by Pininfarina. Estimate $700,000 - $850,000 © 2015 courtesy RM Sotheby’s. 300 bhp, 3,967 cc SOHC V-12 engine with three Weber 40 DCZ/6 twin-choke downdraft carburetors, five-speed manual rear-mounted transaxle, four-wheel independent suspension, and four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 94.5 in. Offered from the estate of Donald C. Mann Original matching-numbers engine Fewer than 8,000 documented actual miles Single-enthusiast ownership from 1969 to 2013 Fully equipped with air conditioning... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2015

1968 Toyota 2000GT

1968 Toyota 2000GT. Estimate $900,000 - $1,100,000 © 2015 courtesy RM Sotheby’s. Chassis no. MF10L-10189 - Engine no. 10225 - Body no. 1179 150 bhp, 2,000 cc DOHC Yamaha aluminum hemi-head inline six-cylinder engine with three Solex twin-choke side-draft carburetors, five-speed fully synchromesh manual transmission with overdrive, four-wheel independent suspension, and four-wheel power-assisted Dunlop disc brakes. Wheelbase: 91.7 in. Only 351 built; one of 84 left-hand-drive examples Comprehensive restoration... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2015

1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring

1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Touring. Estimate $775,000 - $975,000 © 2015 courtesy RM Sotheby’s. Chassis no. 9113601108 - Engine no. 6631067 - Body no. 831087 210 bhp, 2,687 cc SOHC air-cooled horizontally opposed six-cylinder engine with Bosch mechanical fuel injection, five-speed manual gearbox in the rear transaxle, four-wheel torsion bar independent suspension, and four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes. Wheelbase: 89.4 in. The “ultimate” and legendary road going first-generation 911 Matching numbers and... [Lire la suite]
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12 mars 2015

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster. Estimate $1,100,000 - $1,300,000. © 2015 courtesy RM Sotheby’s. Chassis no. 198.042.10.002753 - Engine no. 198.980.10.002817 - Body no. 198.042.10.00264 215 bhp (DIN), 240 hp (SAE), 2,996 cc SOHC inline six-cylinder engine, four-speed manual transmission, coil-spring independent front suspension and coil-spring single-point swing axle rear suspension, and servo-assisted drum brakes. Wheelbase: 94.5 in. Offered proudly by its owner of 35 years Reportedly... [Lire la suite]
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