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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12 mars 2015

Landmark Ferrari 275S/340 America Barchetta leads early highlights for RM Sotheby's Monterey Auction

1950 Ferrari 275S/340 America Barchetta by Scaglietti. Photo: Darin Schnabel © 2015 courtesy RM Sotheby’s. AMELIA ISLAND, FLA.- A highly significant 1950 Ferrari 275S/340 America, chassis 0030 MT, leads early entries for RM Sotheby’s flagship Monterey sale, returning August 14 – 15 to California’s Monterey Peninsula. Born as one of only two 275S barchettas built, 0030 MT was campaigned by the Factory and driven by legendary Italian racing driver Alberto Ascari in one of the most grueling competitions in motorsport, the 1950... [Lire la suite]
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04 mars 2015

115-year-old Benz Ideal offered at Bonhams Mercedes-Benz sale

1900 Benz Ideal 4 1/2 hp. Chassis no. 2727. Engine no. 2604. Estimate €230,000 - 280,000 (£170,000 - 200,0000). Photo: Bonhams. STUTTGART.- A rare and fully restored 115-year-old Benz Ideal will be the oldest motor car at the single-marque Mercedes-Benz Sale in Stuttgart, Germany, on 28 March. The annual Bonhams auction will this year feature more than 40 lots of collectors' motor cars. The Benz Ideal was an early development of the groundbreaking combustion-engined motor car: the Vélocipede (commonly... [Lire la suite]
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25 février 2015

Veuve Clicquot VS Moët & Chandon, 19th Century Coaches of Rival Champagne Houses

Commissioned by Veuve Clicquot; c.1870, Barouche Coachwork by A Blin, Toulouse, France. Estimate £20,000 - 25,000 (€27,000 - 34,000). Photo Bonhams OXFORD- A Barouche and a Waggonette Break used in the 19th century by the rival champagne houses Veuve Clicquot and Moët & Chandon will feature in the Carriage Collection auction at Bonhams Oxford on 7 March. Finished in black and shades of pale cream, the Light Sporting Waggonette Break is estimated at £20,000-25,000. Commissioned in 1890 by the... [Lire la suite]


25 février 2015

THE ROYAL COACH. A Jewel from the Mews of the British Monarchy

Ex-Royal British Mews, ex-James Coson Collection, Fastidiously Restored. c.1835 Traveling Landau Coachwork by Adams & Hooper, London, England. Estimate £200,000 - 300,000 (€270,000 - 410,000). Photo Bonhams OXFORD - An ex-Royal British Mews Landau Coach, commissioned by King William IV, and once featured in a collection described by Prince Philip as 'the pride of North America,' is among the highlights of the Carriage Collection auction at Bonhams Oxford on 7 March 2015. Painstakingly assembled by a... [Lire la suite]
21 février 2015

Recently discovered original, custom bodied 'Hollywood' Cord to shine at Bonhams Amelia Island sale

  From the Estate of Jay Hyde, owned for more than 55 years. 1930 Cord Model L-29 Town Car. Coachwork by Murphy & Co. Chassis no. 2926823. Engine no. FD 2410. Estimate on request. Photo: Bonhams. NEW YORK, NY.- Recently discovered after having been tucked away in the Pacific Northwest for more than half a century, Bonhams is proud to offer one of the most fabled, important and truly special Cords from the estate of Jay Hyde: the 1930 Cord L-29 Town Car with coachwork by Murphy & Company. ... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2014

1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL ROADSTER

1957 MERCEDES-BENZ 300SL ROADSTER. Photo Bonhams Chassis no. 198042.7500242. Engine no. 198980.7500257. 2,996cc SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine. Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection. 225bhp at 5,800rpm. 4-Speed Manual Transmission. 4-Wheel Independent Suspension. 4-Wheel Drum Brakes. Estimate US$ 1.15 million - 1.4 million(€860,000 - 1 million) *Exquisitely restored, matching numbers example*Long-time California car*Eligible for some of the finest tours and driving events*Sophisticated German... [Lire la suite]
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01 août 2014

1967 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES 1 4.2-LITER ROADSTER

1967 JAGUAR E-TYPE SERIES 1 4.2-LITER ROADSTER. Photo Bonhams Chassis no. 1E15082. Engine no. 7E12726-9. 4,235cc DOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine. 3 SU Carburetors.265bhp at 5,400rpm. 4-Speed Manual Transmission. 4-Wheel Independent Suspension. 4-Wheel Disc Brakes. Estimate US$ 100,000 - 130,000 (€75,000 - 97,000) *Highly original example with fewer than 64,000 miles from new*Matching numbers E-Type presented in factory-delivered color combination*Few owners since new*Rally and Concours... [Lire la suite]
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