31 janvier 2016

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster. Sold for $1,265,000. Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s Chassis no. 198.042.8500154 - Engine no. 198.980.8500131 - Body no. 198.042.8500153 215 bhp (DIN), 240 hp (SAE), 2,996 cc overhead-cam 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.  Recently restored by renowned marque specialists Rudi & Company Desirable and... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2016

1964 Shelby 289 Cobra

1964 Shelby 289 Cobra. Sold for $1,072,500. Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s Chassis no. CSX 2561  271 bhp, 289 cu. in. OHV V-8 engine with four-barrel carburetor, four-speed manual transmission, independent front and rear suspension with A-arms, transverse leaf springs and tubular shock absorbers, rack-and-pinion steering, and four-wheel hydraulic disc brakes. Wheelbase: 90 in.  An original 289-powered Cobra Well-documented history in the SAAC World Registry Recently sorted and driven successfully on the... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2016

1939 SS 100 Jaguar 2½-Litre Roadster by Van den Plas

1939 SS 100 Jaguar 2½-Litre Roadster by Van den Plas. Sold for $1,402,500. Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s Chassis no. 49064  102 bhp, 2,663 cc OHV inline six-cylinder engine with dual SU carburetors, four-speed manual transmission, independent front and solid-axle rear suspension with semi-elliptical leaf springs and friction shock absorbers, and four-wheel mechanical drum brakes. Wheelbase: 104 in. Believed to be the final 1939 SS 100 2½-Litre chassis built One-off Figoni-inspired bodywork by Belgium’s finest... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2016

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster. Sold for $935,000. Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s Chassis no. 198.042.7500128 - Engine no. 198.980.7500144 - Body no. 198.042.7500156 215 bhp (DIN), 240 hp (SAE), 2,996 cc overhead-camshaft 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 four-wheel drum brakes. Wheelbase: 94.5 in.  An early-production 300 SL Roadster Desirable “Euro” headlights and... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2016

1960 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series II by Pinin Farina

1960 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series II by Pinin Farina. Sold for $1,650,000. Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s Chassis no. 2153 GT - Engine no. 2153 GT - Body no. 29798 240 bhp, 2,953 cc SOHC 60-degree V-12 engine with three Weber 36 DCS two-barrel downdraught carburetors, four-speed synchromesh manual transmission with overdrive, independent front suspension with unequal-length upper and lower A-arms, coil springs, an anti-roll bar, and Koni hydraulic shocks, solid rear axle with semi-elliptical leaf springs, trailing arms, and... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2016

1965 Shelby 427 Competition Cobra

1965 Shelby 427 Competition Cobra. Sold for $2,255,000. Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s Chassis no. CSX 3010 620 bhp, 427 cu. in. OHV V-8 engine with a single Holley carburetor, four-speed manual transmission, four-wheel coil-spring independent suspension with rack-and-pinion steering and four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 90 in.  One of just 23 Competition 427 Cobras produced Winner of the 1968 U.S. SCCA A Production Championship and the 1971 Eastern Canadian Endurance Championship Veteran of many historic... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2016

1931 Bugatti Type 49 Roadster by Gangloff

1931 Bugatti Type 49 Roadster by Gangloff. Sold for $852,500. Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s Chassis no. 49431 - Engine no. 275 - Gearbox no. 277 - Body no. 393 - Rear axle no. 277 Body Style 2787. 85 hp, 3,257 cc SOHC inline eight-cylinder engine, four-speed manual transmission, front semi-elliptical leaf-spring suspension, live rear axle with three-quarter-elliptical inverted suspension, and four-wheel mechanical brakes. Wheelbase: 122.8 in.  A desirable and rare short-wheelbase Type 49 Original chassis, engine, and... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2016

1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Torpedo Sports by Barker

1930 Rolls-Royce Phantom II Torpedo Sports by Barker. Estimate $2,500,000 - $3,500,000. Unsold. Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s Chassis no. 179 XJ - Engine no. YJ45 - Registration no. GJ 11 120 bhp, 7,668 cc inline six-cylinder engine, four-speed manual transmission, front and rear semi-elliptical leaf-spring suspension, and four-wheel power-assisted drum brakes. Wheelbase: 150 in. An incredibly advanced and detailed early streamlined design Believed to have been originally delivered to Maharaja... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2016

1929 Duesenberg Model J Disappearing Top Torpedo Convertible Coupe by Murphy

1929 Duesenberg Model J Disappearing Top Torpedo Convertible Coupe by Murphy. estimate $3,000-  $3.500,000. Sold for $3,000,000. Darin Schnabel/Courtesy of RM Sotheby’s Chassis no. 2199 - Engine no. J-414 - Body no. 876 - Firewall no. 2199 265 bhp, 420 cu. in. DOHC inline eight-cylinder engine, three-speed manual transmission, beam-type front and live rear axles with semi-elliptical leaf springs, and vacuum-assisted four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes. Wheelbase: 142.5 in. ... [Lire la suite]
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21 janvier 2016

965 Shelby 427 Competition Cobra

965 Shelby 427 Competition Cobra. Photo Sotheby's one of just 23 full competition-spec 427 Cobras produced. The car was first acquired by its current owner in 1978; he parted with the car in 1986 only to be reunited with it in 2007! 
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