01 août 2014

1935 ROLLS-ROYCE 20/25HP FOURSOME DROPHEAD COUPE

1935 ROLLS-ROYCE 20/25HP FOURSOME DROPHEAD COUPE. Photo Bonhams Coachwork by Thrupp & Maberly. Chassis no. GAF 81. Engine no. U2B. 3,699cc OHV Inline 6-Cylinder Engine. Single Carburetor. Est. 55-65bhp at 3,000rpm. 4-Speed Manual Transmission. 4-Wheel Leaf Spring Suspension. 4-Wheel Drum Brakes. Estimate US$ 100,000 - 150,000 (€75,000 - 110,000) *Matching numbers example*Rare Thrupp & Maberly three-position coachwork*Older cosmetic restoration*Extensive factory... [Lire la suite]

01 août 2014

1938 BUGATTI TYPE 57 STELVIO

1938 BUGATTI TYPE 57 STELVIO. Photo Bonhams. Coachwork by Gangloff. Chassis no. 57715. 3,257cc DOHC Supercharged Inline 8-Cylinder Engine. Dual Throat Updraft Stromberg UUR-2 Carburetor.170bhp at 5,500rpm. 4-Speed Cotal Pre-Selector Manual Transmission. Semi-Elliptic Leaf Springs with Rigid Front Axle – Live Rear Axle. 4-Wheel Cable Operated Drum Brakes. Estimate US$ 1.1 million - 1.3 million (€820,000 - 970,000) *Owned by pioneering collector Bob Roberts for half a century*Uprated to... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2014

1937 BMW 328 ROADSTER

1937 BMW 328 ROADSTER. Photo Bonhams. Chassis no. 85095. Engine no. 85095. 1,971cc OHV Inline 6-Cylinder Engine. 3 Solex Downdraft Carburetors. 80bhp at 5,000rpm. 4-Speed Manual Transmission. Front Independent Suspension - Live Rear Axle with Semi-Elliptic Leaf Springs. 4-Wheel Hydraulic Drum Brakes. Estimte US$ 1 million - 1.2 million (€750,000 - 900,000) *Formerly part of the Dr. Frederick A. Simeone Collection *Ground up restoration by Blackhorse Garage *Complete engine rebuild by... [Lire la suite]
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29 juillet 2014

Fabulous Ferraris and beautiful Bugattis take centre stage at RM AUctions' London sale

1938 Bugatti Type 57 Ventoux. Chassis no. 57701. Engine no. 494. Est. £595,000-715,000. Photo: Neil Fraser ©2014 Courtesy of RM Auctions. LONDON.- Now in its ninth year, RM Auctions’ annual London sale, has gained a reputation for bringing a world-class collection of cars to market, offering a broad selection of vehicles to cater to a diverse range of automotive tastes and budgets. From imposing Edwardians to modern era supercars and modest market investments to magnificent million-pound automobiles, RM’s London sale... [Lire la suite]
25 juillet 2014

Bonhams to sell 1957 Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Series 1 Cabriolet

The 1957 Turin Show, Ex-Carlos Kauffman. 1958 Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Series 1 Cabriolet. Coachwork by Carrozzeria Pinin Farina. Chassis no. 0759 GT. Engine no. 0759 GT. Photo: Bonhams. The magnificent Ferrari 250 GT Pinin Farina Cabriolet destined for Bonhams Quail Lodge Sale is a very early, stylish example, and only the eighth of some 40 units ever built. Having spent its life in Italy and Venezuela, it now travels to California for the highly anticipated auction, with an estimate of $6.5 million... [Lire la suite]
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25 juillet 2014

Bonhams to offer ex-1930 Mille Miglia class winning OM 665 SS MM Superba at Goodwood Revival

1930 OM 665 SS MM Superba. Photo: Bonhams.  LONDON.- The historically significant 1930 OM 665 SS MM Superba is to be offered at Bonhams Goodwood Revival auction on Saturday 13th September 2014.  Boasting an impeccable competitive career, the pre-war sports racing car began life with class winning success in the gruelling Mille Miglia 1000 mile race around Italy in 1930. It continued with entries in a number of the most noted endurance races of its day including the Targa Florio and Tourist Trophy. Perhaps lesser known... [Lire la suite]
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13 juillet 2014

Bonhams celebrates inaugural Mercedes-Benz auction with €12 million sale

A 1934 Mercedes-Benz 500 K special roadster featuring unique period coachwork, sold at €3.1 million (£2.5 million), with proceeds to benefit Cancer and Alzheimer’s charities. Photo: Bonhams.  STUTTGART.- With almost 50 cars consigned from clients around the world, and models of the marque spanning over 100 years, the Bonhams Mercedes-Benz sale was a resounding success - with an incredible €11,855,925 (£9,417,870) total.  A 1934 Mercedes-Benz 500 K special roadster featuring unique period coachwork, sold at €3.1 million... [Lire la suite]
11 mai 2014

Bonhams offers one of the earliest surviving Mercedes-Benz 300SL 'Gullwing' Coupes

The ‘Gullwing’ being offered is chassis serial ‘4500019’, whose eventful past includes being the model-launch vehicle displayed by Daimler-Benz at the 1954 Paris Salon de l’Automobile exhibition; the 1955 London Motor Show car displayed at Olympia; and the 1955 ‘Autocar’ magazine road-test car. Photo: Bonhams.  LONDON.- At its inaugural Mercedes-Benz Sale on 12 July at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany, Bonhams is to offer at auction one of the earliest surviving and most significant of all Mercedes-Benz 300SL... [Lire la suite]
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14 avril 2014

MG TD - 1951 N° Châssis: 11029

MG TD - 1951 N° Châssis: 11029. Photo FRANCE EXPERTISES ENCHERES-STANISLAS MACHOÏR Estimation: 25 000 € - 30 000 € Morris Garage est spécialisé dans les petites voitures de sport. Sa lignée DS T avec les A, B, C, D, F est certainement la plus belle réussite de la marque. En 1949, apparait la nouvelle TD, qui sera produite jusqu'en 1953 avec des innovations importantes: suspension avant indépendante, freinage hydraulique, nouveau châssis. La TD, va connaitre un immense succès, surtout aux USA. Avec la TF, et la... [Lire la suite]
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12 avril 2014

Beautiful Bentleys and a 'Rambo Lambo' amongst highlights for sale at Bonhams

1927 Bentley 3-Litre Speed Model Tourer. Photo Bonhams LONDON - With a brace of coach-built Bentleys leading the sale, a fully representative line-up of vintage, classic and rare motor cars go under the hammer on April 28th at Bonhams Collector's Motor Cars and Automobilia Sale, at London's RAF Museum, Hendon. The Bentleys are a 1927 Bentley 3-Litre Speed Model Tourer, £100,000-150,000 and a 1956 Bentley S-Series Continental Sports Saloon, estimated at £280,000-340,000. 1956 Bentley S-Series Continental Sports Saloon.... [Lire la suite]