22 octobre 2015

Drive like Steve McQueen: The Le Mans Porsche 911T for sale at Christie's

This car was used in the famous film Le Mans, released in 1971 and which remains without doubt one of the most important racing car movies of all time. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd 2015. ARIS.- Christie’s will offer the Steve McQueen Porsche in The Exceptional Sale. This sale concept is the first one organised in Paris after its launch in London in 2008. After the success of five Exceptional sales in London, totaling more than £100 million and after the launch of the Exceptional sale in New York totaling $40 million,... [Lire la suite]
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29 septembre 2015

Magnificent all-original 1929 Duesenberg J convertible could top $2 million at Morphy's

1929 Duesenberg J Convertible Coupe, Rumbleseat. Coachwork by Walter M. Murphy Company. Estimate 1 800 000,00 - 2 500 000,00 USD. Photo: Courtesy of Morphy Auctions. DENVER, PA.- Many classic car experts say the Duesenberg was the finest automobile ever built. A favorite of Hollywood’s early millionaires, its sumptuous Art Deco styling, peerless performance and uncompromising quality from bumper to bumper made the Duesenberg an American motoring legend in its own time, even spawning the... [Lire la suite]
03 septembre 2015

Ex-Nicholas Cage Bugatti 101, one of only six 101s built, heads for Bonhams sale

Ex Nicolas Cage. Bugatti Type 101C coupé Antem 1954. Châssis n° 101 504 - Moteur n° 101 504.Estimate €1.5 million - 1.8 million (£1.1 million - 1.3 million). Photo: Bonhams. PARIS.- The stunning ex-Nicolas Cage 1954 Bugatti 101 is incredibly rare. One of only six 101s built, and the only one featuring this particular Antem designed coachwork, it’s one of the most anticipated lots at Bonhams upcoming Chantilly Sale, taking place in France on 5 September. It’s believed that Cage purchased the... [Lire la suite]
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30 août 2015

1965 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible

1965 Aston Martin DB5 Convertible. Registration no. GUV 30C - Chassis no. DB5/C/2119/R - Engine no. 400/2273. Estimate £1 million - 1.2 million (€1.4 million - 1.6 million) © Bonhams 2001-2015 *One of only 123 DB5 convertibles made*Delivered new to the UK*Comprehensive rebuild by Chris Shenton Engineering in 2005*Present ownership for ten years Notes: 'More and more cars today reach the magical "ton" but those which can do it with the same ease and rapidity of the Aston can be counted on the... [Lire la suite]
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30 août 2015

1953 Bentley R-Type 4.9-Litre Continental Sports Saloon

1953 Bentley R-Type 4.9-Litre Continental Sports Saloon. Coachwork by H J Mulliner - Registration no. 813 FUF - Chassis no. BC32C - Engine no. BCC31. Estimate £850,000 - 1.1 million (€1.2 million - 1.5 million) © Bonhams 2001-2015 *Delivered new to France*Factory-fitted 4.9-litre engine*Current ownership for 36 years*Restored in the early 1990s  Notes: 'The vocabulary of motoring being a lame and limited thing, it is difficult to put into words the gulf that separates a Continental from... [Lire la suite]
30 août 2015

1938 BMW 328 Sports Roadster

1938 BMW 328 Sports Roadster. Registration no. Not UK registered - Chassis no. 85378 - Engine no. 79280. Estimate £550,000 - 650,000 (€750,000 - 890,000). © Bonhams 2001-2015 *One of fewer than 200 surviving*One owner from 1965 to 2013*Extensively restored 2009-2011*Mille Miglia eligible Notes: BMW's emergence as a manufacturer of fine sporting motor cars can be traced back to the annual Eifelrennenevent held at the Nürburgring on 14th June 1936, when Ernst Henne beat a field that... [Lire la suite]
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30 août 2015

1935 Aston Martin Ulster 2/4-seater Tourer

The Ex-Alan Phipps, Harold Bevan, Bill Burton. 1935 Aston Martin Ulster 2/4-seater Tourer. Coachwork by Enrico Bertelli - Registration no. CMF 764 - Chassis no. D5/570/U - Engine no. D5/570/U. Estimate £700,000 - 900,000 (€960,000 - 1.2 million). Photo Bonhams *One of only four Special Order 2/4 seat Ulsters produced by the works*Extensive period racing history including victory in the 1936 Stanley Cup at Donington*Regularly maintained over many years by marque specialists *Proven track record in historic racing and... [Lire la suite]
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27 août 2015

'The best car in the world': 13 rare Rolls-Royce motor cars at Bonhams Denmark sale

1914 Rolls-Royce 40/50 Silver Ghost Skiff, estimate 7,200,000-9,200,000 DKK (£675,000-875,000) . Photo: Bonhams. MOLS BJERGE NATIONAL PARK.- It’s a rare treat to own a Rolls-Royce, and quite a feat to own more than one. Henrik Frederiksen is the proud owner of an incredible thirteen Rolls-Royce motor cars, each to be offered at Bonhams single-owner Frederiksen Collection Sale, taking place 26 September. Highlight of the series is the 1914 Rolls-Royce 40/50 Silver Ghost Skiff, estimate... [Lire la suite]
22 août 2015

1967 Mercedes-Benz 230SL Convertible

1967 Mercedes-Benz 230SL Convertible - 2.3/150 HP, 4-Speed. Estimate $80,000 - $100,000. Photo by David Newhardt, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions. The Mercedes-Benz W113 platform forms basis for the 230SL two-seat roadster introduced at the 1963 Geneva Motor Show. Produced from 1963 through 1971, this car replaced both the iconic 300SL and the 190SL to become a true success story for Mercedes-Benz. Nearly 50,000 W113 SLs were produced during those years and the car sold well in the United States, with 19,440... [Lire la suite]
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22 août 2015

1967 Porsche 911S Soft Window Targa

1967 Porsche 911S Soft Window Targa -  1 of 483 Produced. Estimate $225,000 - $275,000. Photo by David Newhardt, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions. Porsche built open sports cars right from the beginning, but the rise of the Nader-inspired nanny state of the late '60s appeared to herald the demise of the convertible. Porsche’s answer was provided by Butzi Porsche himself in the form of the new-for-1967 Targa, which gave buyers their beloved open driving experience with the added benefit of a protective rollover... [Lire la suite]
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