05 août 2016

1938 TALBOT T23 4.0-LITER CABRIOLET

  Lot 34. Formerly owned by Grant Barney Schley III, 1938 TALBOT T23 4.0-LITER CABRIOLET. Coachwork by Figoni et Falaschi, Body No. 692. Chassis no. 93123. Engine no. 23356. Estimate US$ 500,000 - 600,000 (€450,000 - 540,000). Photo: Bonhams. 3,996cc OHV Inline Six-Cylinder Engine - Twin Zenith-Stromberg Carburetors, 115bhp at 4,200rpm - 4-Speed Wilson Pre-Select Transmission - Front, Independent by Transverse Leaf Spring, Rear, Live Axle by Leaf Spring - 4-Wheel Drum Brakes ... [Lire la suite]

05 août 2016

1930 DUESENBERG MODEL J TOWN CABRIOLET

Lot 64. The ex-Nanaline Holt Inman Duke. 1930 DUESENBERG MODEL J TOWN CABRIOLET. Coachwork by Murphy. Chassis no. 2401. Engine no. J381. Estimate US$ 900,000 - 1.2 million (€810,000 - 1.1 million). Photo: Bonhams. 419ci DOHC Inline 8-Cylinder Engine. 4 Valves Per Cylinder. 265bhp at 4,200rpm. 3-Speed Manual Transmission. 4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes  *Luxurious, rare and extremely elegant original Murphy coachwork*Matching chassis, engine and coachwork*One of the most... [Lire la suite]
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05 août 2016

1904 MERCEDES-SIMPLEX 28-32HP FIVE SEAT REAR ENTRANCE TONNEAU

Lot 27. 1904 MERCEDES-SIMPLEX 28-32HP FIVE SEAT REAR ENTRANCE TONNEAU. Commission no. 3309. Wagen no. 2406. Engine no. 4309. Estimate US$ 2.5 million - 3 million (€2.2 million - 2.7 million). Photo: Bonhams. 5,315cc T-Head 4-Cylinder Engine. Single Carburetor, 32hp at 1,200rpm. 4-Speed Manual Transmission, Chain Drive. 4-Wheel Semi-Elliptic Leaf Springs with Live Rear Axle. Rear Drum Brakes *A unrepeatable opportunity to acquire one of the best automobiles of its day*Known... [Lire la suite]
04 août 2016

1955 LANCIA AURELIA B24S SPIDER AMERICA

Lot 44. 1955 LANCIA AURELIA B24S SPIDER AMERICA. Coachwork by Pinin Farina. Chassis no. B24S-1094. Engine no. 1116. Estimate US$ 1.2 million - 1.5 million (€1.1 million - 1.3 million). Photo: Bonhams. 2,451cc OHV All-Alloy V6 EngineSingle Dual-Throat Weber Carburetor118bhp at 5,300rpm 4-Speed Manual Transaxle4-Wheel Independent Suspension 4-Wheel Drum Brakes – Inboard at the Rear *Exquisitely restored example of the legendary Spider America*Just five private owners and less than 63,000 miles from... [Lire la suite]
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04 août 2016

1964 PORSCHE 356C 1600 Coupe

Lot 12. 1964 PORSCHE 356C 1600 Coupe. Coachwork by Karmann. Chassis no. 216729. Engine no. 712046. Estimate US$ 70,000 - 90,000 (€63,000 - 81,000). Photo: Bonhams. 1,582cc OHV Flat 4-Cylinder Engine - Twin Carburetors - 75bhp at 5,200rpm - 4-Speed Manual Transaxle - 4-Wheel Independent Suspension - 4-Wheel Disc Brakes*Recent extensive restoration*Matching numbers example*Finished in factory specifications with black over red *Offered with books, jack, tools and Porsche... [Lire la suite]
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30 juillet 2016

The Best of German engineering heads to Bonhams Chantilly sale

'The Hans Prym Roadster' 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500K Special Roadster. Chassis no. 105380. Engine no. 105380. Estimate €5 million - 7 million (£4.2 million - 5.9 million). Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- The best of German automotive engineering is headed to Bonhams 3 September Chantilly Sale, led by one of the greatest performance automobiles of the 1930s, the Mercedes-Benz 500K Special Roadster. This superb example comes direct from the oldest industrialist family in Germany, and is estimated at... [Lire la suite]

22 mai 2016

Bonhams Aston Martin sale offers magnificent models from the 1960s

Lot 244. The Ex-Sir David Brown, Sir Stirling Moss, Peter Collins, Tony Brooks, Roy Salvadori, Reg Parnell, Graham Hill. 1953 Aston Martin DB3S Sports-Racing Two-Seater. Chassis no. DB3S/5. Estimate £6 million - 7 million (€7.8 million - 9.1 million). Unsold. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- Bonhams returns this weekend to Newport Pagnell for the hotly anticipated Aston Martin Works Sale which will feature the best models from the luxury British marque, with more than 50 collectors’ motor cars, and some 130... [Lire la suite]
16 mai 2016

Big cat roars at Bonhams Monaco sale as the hammer falls at €7.2 million for the Jaguar C-Type

Lot 114. The Ex-Ecurie Francorchamps, Roger Laurent, Baron Charles de Tornaco, Jacques Swaters, Olivier Gendebien – 1953 Le Mans 24-Hour, Spa 24-Hours, ADAC 1,000-Kilometres race. 1953 Jaguar XK120C 'C-Type' Sports-Racing Two-Seat Roadster. Registration no. POV 114 (UK). Chassis no. XKC 011' – Originally 'XKC 047're-stamped 'XKC 011' by Jaguar Cars Ltd. in 1954. Engine no. E 1066-9. Sold for €7,245,000 (£5,715,580). Photo: Bonhams. MONACO.- The unique, unrestored, ex-Le Mans 24-Hour race Jaguar C-Type... [Lire la suite]
13 mai 2016

Château de Versailles. Réouverture de la galerie des carrosses

Château de Versailles. Réouverture de la galerie des carrosses depuis le 10 mai 2016, grâce à la fondation d’entreprise Michelin. Reopening of the coach gallery scheduled since May 10, 2016, thanks to Michelin’s Corporate Foundation. Château de Versailles. La galerie des carrosses. The coach gallery. Château de Versailles. La galerie des carrosses. The coach gallery.  Château de Versailles. La galerie des carrosses. The coach gallery.  Château de Versailles. La galerie des carrosses. The coach gallery.  ... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2016

The 1954 Aston Martin DB35 raced by the great Stirling Moss offered at Bonhams

This historic Aston Martin began life as the personal road car of David Brown, the multi-millionaire industrialist owner of the Aston Martin marque. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A rare Aston Martin Works team car – chassis number DB3S/5 – which was campaigned in period by such legendary racing drivers as Sir Stirling Moss, Peter Collins and Roy Salvadori, and latterly went on to co-star with Terry-Thomas in 1960s movie classic ‘School for Scoundrels’, will be offered at Bonhams Aston Martin Works Sale on 21 May 2016. It... [Lire la suite]
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