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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20 août 2015

1967 Shelby 427 Cobra Roadster

1967 Shelby 427 Cobra Roadster -  CSX3356, S/C Equipment. Estimate $1,000,000 - $1,250,000. Photo by David Newhardt, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions. Invoiced to Shelby American on December 14, 1966, Shelby Cobra CSX3356 was first sold to Paradise Ford of Scottsdale, Arizona, at an inventory reduction price of “$1,000 off dealer cost” and was delivered to Arizona by truck on October 2, 1967. In its original configuration it was equipped with the single four-barrel 427 “side oiler” engine and finished in Red with... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2015

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Roadster

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Roadster - 4.2/265 HP, 5-Speed. Estimate $285,000 - $315,000. Photo by David Newhardt, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions. Jaguar had a deep well of experience to draw upon in creating the revolutionary XKE that debuted at the Geneva Auto Show in 1961. The new E-Type followed the Le Mans-winning D-Type in its basic design, which centered on a steel monocoque chassis with front and rear subframes, but it was the direct descendent of a lightweight alloy-bodied car raced at Le Mans in 1960.... [Lire la suite]
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20 août 2015

1965 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible

1965 Chevrolet Corvette Convertible -  396/425 HP, NCRS Duntov Award. Estimate $120,000 - $135,000. Photo by David Newhardt, Courtesy of Mecum Auctions. It all started with the introduction of the mid-year Corvette in 1963. Sporting a completely redesigned body and chassis featuring an independent rear suspension, the quintessential American sports car was ready to take on the world. In 1965 the ante was truly upped with the introduction of the first of the big blocks, the L78 396 “Turbo Jet” engine, one that... [Lire la suite]
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