20 février 2018

Christie's to auction Daniel Craig's Aston Martin sold to benefit the Opportunity Network

Daniel Craig with the Aston Martin. He customised his Vanquish to reflect his penchant for denim and dark colours. © Christie’s Images Limited 2018. NEW YORK, NY.- Christie’s announces that Daniel Craig’s personal Aston Martin, a 2014 ‘Centenary Vanquish’ numbered 007, will be auctioned in New York on April 20 in The Exceptional Sale. All sale proceeds will benefit The Opportunity Network, a nonprofit organization of which Mr. Craig is on the board. Daniel Craig worked with the Chief Creative Director of... [Lire la suite]
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01 mai 2013

RM Auctions and Sotheby's to showcase automotive artistry at exclusive New York sale

Leading early highlights for the sale is the stunning 1956 Aston Martin DB 2/4 MkII ‘Supersonic’, chassis AM300/1/1132 (est. USD1.5/2 million). The car’s first registered owners were newlywed New Yorkers Gail Whitney Vanderbilt and her husband, the record-setting water skier Richard C. Cowell, who took delivery directly from David Brown and were photographed with this car by Life magazine whilst living in the South of France. Darin Schnabel ©2013 Courtesy of RM Auctions NEW YORK, NY.- RM Auctions, in association with... [Lire la suite]
06 février 2013

One-of-a-kind DB4GT with Italian-built coachwork offered at Bonhams sale.

The complete ‘one-off’, which has been fully restored by Aston Martin, will go under the hammer in the manufacturer’s 100th anniversary year, and is expected to realise between GBP 2.8 million and 3.8 million. Photo: Bonhams. LONDON.- A unique Aston Martin DB4GT that was the last off the production line and is the only one of its kind with coachwork by Italian design house Bertone will be offered for sale at the 14th annual Bonhams auction of Aston Martin and Lagonda motor cars at Aston Martin Works in Newport Pagnell, UK, on... [Lire la suite]
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25 juin 2012

James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5 @ the Cincinnati Art Museum

CINCINNATI, OH.- This summer, for one month only, an icon of design, film and popular culture is on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum: James Bond’s Aston Martin DB5. This was the stunt car Sean Connery drove in the films Goldfinger (1964) and Thunderball (1965). Low-slung and sleek. Silver, like a bullet. Tapered wings. Muscular and debonair. --Almost immediately following its 1964 debut, the DB5 was sexy and stealthy enough in its design to become the co-star of James Bond, Agent 007. In true 007-fashion, it features a revolving... [Lire la suite]
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05 décembre 2011

1953 Austin-Healey "100" special test car sells for world record £843,000 @ Bonhams

The Austin-Healey racing car of the Le Mans disaster in Weybridge, Britain. EPA/BONHAMS. LONDON.- An unrestored works racing team 1953 Austin-Healey '100' Special Test Car, which was campaigned in period by racing drivers Lance Macklin, Gordon Wilkins and Marcel Becquart, sold for a world record £843,000 on 1 December at Bonhams’ December Sale. The car, which was offered in ‘barn find’ condition for the first time in 42 years, was bought by a private buyer within the room at Mercedes-Benz World, Weybridge, Surrey. While much... [Lire la suite]
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29 juin 2011

Bonhams Unveils Exceptional 100 Car Line-Up For 19th Goodwood Festival Of Speed

The ex-Edith Field/Innes Ireland,1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Drophead Coupé Chassis no. LML 506 Engine no. VB6E/50/337; Estimate: £500,000 - 700,000. Photo Bonhams Bonhams is delighted to unveil an outstanding line-up of Sports, Competition and Touring cars for its 19th annual Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale, on 1 July 2011.Leading the pack is a very rare and handsome 1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Cabriolet previously owned by that legendary British Grand racing character, Innes Ireland. Recently restored to concours condition, this DB2/4... [Lire la suite]
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12 juin 2011

Stunning Line-Up of English Automobiles Go Under the Hammer @ RM Auctions

  1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series IV Vantage Coupé. Photo RM Auctions LONDON.- RM Auctions, the world’s largest collector car auction house for quality automobiles, is now on the countdown to its inaugural sale at London’s Salon Privé luxury car show and Concours d’Elegance on 23rd June, 2011. The sale, which is only open to British-built automobiles, has attracted fifty-seven stunning examples of ‘Quintessentially English’ cars including some significant collections of Aston Martin, Jaguar and Rolls-Royce automobiles. Max... [Lire la suite]
20 octobre 2010

964 Aston Martin DB5

964 Aston Martin DB5. photo courtesy RM Auctions Chassis No.DB5/1486/R - Estimate: Available Upon Request 282 bhp, 4.0-litre DOHC “Vantage” inline six-cylinder engine, triple SU HD8 carburettors, ZF five-speed manual gearbox, rack-and-pinion steering, four-wheel twin-servo Girling disc brakes, independent front suspension, with double wishbones, coil springs and telescopic shock absorbers, rear suspension by live hypoid axle mounted on parallel trailing links, transversely located by Watt's linkage. Wheelbase: 104"-... [Lire la suite]
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03 septembre 2010

Bonhams Returns To Reims-Gueux Grand Prix Circuit With An Exciting Line Up Of Cars

1996 Aston Martin Sportsman Estate Car. Chassis no. 79007. Estimate: €400,000 - 500,000 © 2002-2010 Bonhams 1793 Ltd Selection of Aston Martins spanning 40 years amongst top lotsAfter the success of last year's auction, Bonhams is pleased to announce the second sale of Fine Motor Cars and Automobilia at the 'Weekend de l'Excellence Automobile' held on the former site of the French Grand Prix circuit of Reims-Gueux on Saturday 11th September 2010.Amidst the rich history of the site, the weekend event celebrates classic cars and... [Lire la suite]
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04 juillet 2010

Bonhams Breaks World Record Price For Aston Martin DB5 Convertible

1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Convertible. Sold for £551,500. photo Bonhams A 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Convertible, one of only nine produced, sold for a remarkable £551,500 today (2 July) at Bonhams annual Collectors' Motor Cars and Automobilia auction at Goodwood Festival of Speed. The sale fetched a magnificent £3,707,687 in total with a 75% sale rate. 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage Convertible. photo Bonhams Registration no. VDB 5. Chassis no. DB5C/2118/R. Engine no. 400/2370/V. Sold for £551,500 ... [Lire la suite]
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