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NEC Classic Motor Sale 2018 - Cars - DAY 2

Sunday, November 11, 2018  |  2:00 PM EUR (GMT)
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The NEC Classic Motor Show Sale takes place on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th November 2018 at the NEC, Birmingham.

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*Charity Lot* 1958 Volkswagen Beetle "For the Love of Cars"

*Charity Lot* 1958 Volkswagen Beetle "For the Love of Cars"

Lot # 601 (Sale Order: 1 of 63)      

UK-supplied on the 28th November 1958 in right-hand drive and now presenting superblyRestored by Beetle specialists Type-2 Detectives for Channel 4's "For the Love of Cars" in 2015Bought by our vendor Asif Ansari who has generously donated cars bought from the TV show in the pastSubject to a body-off restoration, diamond quilted interior and finished in VW Flint Grey Further works by Type-2 Detectives include a new 1.6ltr petrol engine and new front disc brakesAll sale proceeds, including premium, to the Brain Tumour Research Trust, Birmingham.This very special Beetle was first registered on the 28th November 1958 and the car was to lead an unremarkable life until it was discovered by classic car restorer and TV presenter, Ant Anstead. for the acclaimed Channel 4 series "For the Love of Cars" in 2014. Subjected to a full bare metal restoration, the Beetle, like other cars on the TV show, were put up for auction on the 10th January. Our vendor Asif Ansari was to purchase three cars that day; an Aston Martin DBS, a Saab, which he gave to Silverstone Auctions to sell in July 2017 with proceeds to charity and the Beetle. The car was to have a further £15,000 worth of work at marque specialist' Type 2 Detectives' which included the fitting of standard suspension, a new 1.6-litre petrol engine, and front disc brakes.The Beetle caught the attention of Asif during the 2015 sale as it reminded him of his late brother, Abid, a photograph of Abid sitting on the family's yellow Beetle can be seen in the gallery of images to the right. Abid was to sadly pass away due to a brain tumour in 2003 and in memory of his brother, Asif will donate the whole proceeds, and we, our buyer's premium, to the Brain Tumour Research Centre, Birmingham. Click here for more information

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2007 BMW M6

2007 BMW M6

Lot # 602 (Sale Order: 2 of 63)      

Finished in Silverstone Silver metallic with a Silverstone II Extended Merino leather interior,Powered by M-Division's awesome, high-revving 5-litre, 507bhp at 7,750rpm, V10 Massive standard specification + Comfort AccessJust 45,000 miles from new. Full BMW service history. Recent serviceIn absolutely superb condition throughout. The first generation M6 ( E24 M635CSi) was critically acclaimed throughout its lifespan for its elegant, aggressive 'shark-nose' styling, luxury equipment and its performance. 286bhp and a top speed of 158 mph made the European M635CSi the second fastest BMW ever built next to the M1. However, the next BMW to display an M6 badge was a different 'beastie' altogether. The new M6 Concept made its debut at the 2005 Geneva Motor Show and was based on the BMW E63/E64 6-Series, introduced in 2004 but the range-topper packed considerably more hardware into its beefy, Bangle-penned bodywork.Sharing its core drivetrain with its bigger, heavier sibling the E60 M5, the M6 employed the M-Division's awesome, high-revving 5-litre, 507bhp at 7,750rpm, V10 complete with Bi-VANOS valve timing, a 7-speed SMG paddle-shift gearbox, electronic damper control, and a multi-stage DSC stability control system. It's also 45kg lighter than the M5, thanks mainly to the, rather cool, carbon fibre roof which also results in the centre of gravity being lowered by 60 cm, and the 6-Series wheelbase is shorter than the saloons, all factors contributing to the car's dynamics. 0-60 takes around 4.5 secs, although one leading magazine, using the pre-programmed 'Launch Control', reported 4.1 seconds and top speed, when the limiter is removed, is an achievable 205mph.We are delighted to present this stunning 2007, BMW M6, appropriately enough finished in Silverstone Silver metallic with a Silverstone II Extended Merino leather interior, with Alcantara headlining and Carbon Fibre interior trim. The option list on the M6 was quite short as these cars were very well equipped as standard including ABS, automatic headlights, ASC, Dynamic Brake Control, M-Dynamic mode, Puncture warning, M-Drive manager, Launch Control, Voice Control, Head-up Display, M-Sports seats with Lumbar support, Logic-7 Professional Hi-Fi, Professional Navigation, and much more. In addition, this M6 also includes one of the few factory extras you could spec, Comfort Access (entry, locking, and engine start without using the key).One of the M6's party tricks is the little dashboard button that says 'Power'. It's all programmable but normally a push on this innocuous button will change a number of settings, the steering becomes sharper, the suspension characteristics change, as do the gear change settings, the seat belts tighten and, most importantly, another 107bhp are added to the original 400 (in 1965, a Mini-Cooper 1275S was 92bhp!!). The car's acceleration is enormously impressive, even addictive- put your foot flat to the floor, tweak the 'up” paddle without lifting when the tacho is reading 7,750, grab 6th at about 160 and when you select 7th at about 180mph the rate of acceleration hardly seems to diminish. This lovely car has covered just 45,000 miles and has a full BMW service history. It was fully serviced at a cost of £1,000 in September 2018 with plugs and front pads and the MoT is valid until September 2019 so should continue to provide miles of effortless fast, comfortable and stylish driving.When new in 2007, this top of the range BMW would have cost in excess of £85,000 but today's guide is a quarter of that. It's worth that just for that little 'Power' button. Click here for more information

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1954 Triumph TR2

1954 Triumph TR2

Lot # 603 (Sale Order: 3 of 63)      

Lovely, small-cowl Triumph TR2 that was purchased in March 2015with the Mille Miglia in mind Very smart in Old English White, new Red soft-top, chrome wire wheels, and 'pencil' whitewall tyresSignificant mechanical work which included a full engine rebuild and cylinder work in February 2017.Complete braking system replaced including wheel cylinders, brake shoes, brake lines, and flexible hosesLaunched in 1953, the TR2 was developed from the one and only TR1 with the experimental chassis number X505. The design of the TR1 was rejected because the rear end treatment, known as the 'bobtail', included an exposed spare wheel and was felt not to be quite right. So the TR2 was effectively the first model in the TR range. The car was well received by the motoring press and it quickly established a strong place in the British sports car market, remaining in production until 1955 when it was replaced by the TR3, by which time 8,628 examples had been sold. Built with a traditional chassis and pressed steel bodies, the chassis from numbers TS1 to TS1400 were produced by Triumph at the factory and thereafter these chassis were produced by Sankeys with the body shells made by Mulliners Ltd, in Birmingham.Handsome and purposeful, the TR2 came as an attractive open roadster with cutaway doors and a front wing line that flowed gracefully up and over the rear wheels. Equipped with independent coil-sprung front suspension, a live rear axle, and all-round drum brakes, it was powered by a notably torquey twin-carb version of the 2-litre Vanguard ohv engine which produced 90bhp and could propel the little car to 60mph in 11.9 seconds on its way to a top speed of 107mph fitted with the four-speed gearbox.Triumph's hopes that the car would be successful in competition were soon realised, winning the team prize in the Alpine Rally at their first outing, 27th overall in the Mille Miglia beating many Ferraris, and a win in the 1954 RAC Rally.Offered here is a lovely, small-cowl Triumph TR2 that was purchased by a valued customer of Silverstone Auctions with the intention of preparing it for the Mille Miglia. He purchased the TR2 in March 2015 and set about significant mechanical work which included a full engine rebuild and cylinder work in February 2017. The complete braking system was replaced including wheels cylinders, brake shoes, brake lines and flexible hoses. A new starter motor was fitted together with a heater matrix and an effective screen wash system with a new glass bottle.Always a perennial favourite this charming TR2 is a super example, suitable to be developed as a classic competition car or just plain good fun with the roof down. Click here for more information

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**Regretfully Withdrawn** 1964 Land Rover Series IIA

**Regretfully Withdrawn** 1964 Land Rover Series IIA

Lot # 604 (Sale Order: 4 of 63)      

**Regretfully Withdrawn** UK-supplied on the 7th March 1964 and very well restored by Jim Gardner of 'Leaf Spring Landies' in 2015Resplendent in Bronze Green with Khaki roof, new 'Elephant Hide' seating and Limestone steel wheelsSitting on a new galvanised chassis, the 2.2ltr diesel engine is mated to a 4-speed manual with Fairey OverdriveSensible upgrades include a 3.54 high-ratio differential and LWB wheels and tyres for better road mannersFeatured in both 'Classic Land Rover' and 'Built to Last' magazines, it will be offered with a fresh MoTThe Series IIA is now being rightly recognised for its highway and over-land capabilities.The Series IIA is considered by many to be the most hardy version of the Land Rover ever constructed. It's also the type of classic Land Rover that features strongly in the general public's perception of the brand due to its many appearances in popular films and television documentaries set in Africa and India throughout the sixties. In February 1968, just a few months after its manufacturer had been subsumed into the Leyland Motor Corporation, the Land Rover celebrated its twentieth birthday, with total production just short of 600,000 at that point, of which more than 70% had been exported. First registered on the 7th March 1964, this delightful Bronze Green Series IIA was fully restored by Jim Gardner of 'Leaf Spring Landies' in 2015. Starting from a new galvanised chassis the engine was mated to 3.54 high ratio differential and LWB wheels and tyres for improved road handling. The interior benefitted from new 'Elephant Hide' seating and topped with a new Khaki tilt. There is a 12v socket mounted to the side of the dash binnacle for charging satnavs and phones that is wired straight to the battery since this vehicle is positive earth, hence the visible wires in the engine bay. Under the passenger seat, there is a storage compartment, which contains a correct specification tool roll complete with tools, along with a starting handle mounted behind the front seats. The original 'Shelley' lifting jack was missing and a modern bottle jack is supplied. Also hidden away in the under-seat compartment is a heavy-duty wheel brace, making things easier if ever required at the roadside. The 2.2ltr pulls strongly with the Fairey Overdrive proving a relief at higher road speeds. The restoration was so well regarded by those in the know, that it was to feature in 'Classic Land Rover' and 'Built to Last' magazines and toured many classic car shows with Jim Gardner before being acquired by our vendor.Presented to auction as a more usable option to the rather basic Series I with an odometer reading of 7,191, largely immaterial in a car so well restored. Click here for more information

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1964 Austin-Healey 3000 Mklll BJ8 (Phase 1)

1964 Austin-Healey 3000 Mklll BJ8 (Phase 1)

Lot # 605 (Sale Order: 5 of 63)      

Only 1,302 Phase 1 models were ever made, with just 108 of these being RHD for the Home MarketA genuine example from long and fastidious ownershipClassic colour combination of Old English White with Black leather Major overhaul by marque specialists 'Orchard Engineering' just 8,000 miles agoThe 3000 Mark III was launched in October 1963 and remained in production until the end of 1967 when production of Austin-Healeys ceased. Classified as the BJ8, the new model was the most powerful and luxurious of the big Healeys, with a walnut-veneered dash, wind-up windows, and a 150bhp engine, giving a top speed of 121 mph. Improvements to the engine included a new camshaft, valve springs, and twin SU 2" HD8 carburettors, together with a new design of exhaust system. Servo-assisted brakes were now fitted as standard. The original 'Phase I' BJ8 model featured much slimmer bodywork with smaller, single front sidelights and smaller rear lights versus the larger items on the later 'Phase II' cars, but pioneered the same engine, wind-up windows, easy-up 'pram-style hood' and a walnut dash. More notably, out of a total 17,712 MkIIIs (Phase I and II), just 1,302 Phase l models were made, and only 108 of those were original right-hand drive; making this a very rare Healey.The car presented here is a 1964 Austin-Healey 3000 Mklll BJ8 (Phase l), coming from 30 years of single privateer ownership. Our marque enthusiast vendor has always ensured his matching-numbers car has been well maintained and stored, whilst retaining a very genuine feel and a real sense of integrity associated with long-term tenure. Back in 1988, he was informed by a friend that the car was in storage at a local garage which, with a new battery attached and a fuel top-up, fired into life immediately. Prior to purchasing it, an MoT confirmed that only a broken wiper blade and a brake pipe needed attention. At this time, the car was still accompanied by its original green log-book (sadly now lost) but the previous keeper was noted as a Mr Colin Coles of Surrey. Mr Coles did not change to the new style log-book and, according to the DVLA, its registration number was no longer valid. Our vendor re-registered the car and, upon taking sound advice, sought to reattach the car's original registration of 'BVE 200B' to it. The DVLA duly came out and inspected the car, promptly agreeing that all the requisite numbers matched, and agreed that its original registration could be reassigned to it. In due course, our vendor sent the car to Healey Specialists 'Orchard Engineering' of Sussex, who completed a year-long overhaul. The specialists went through the car from back to front, dealing with repairs and sourcing replacements where necessary but, as the Healey was basically sound and original, their advice was to keep it that way, so that is how it has stayed to this day. Since the overhaul, the car has covered no more than 10,000 miles and only on dry days, whilst being regularly serviced back at the same specialists. In the last few years, it has been used less and less and is now ready to be enjoyed by a new owner. It's accompanied by a substantial history file (with details and invoices relating to the overhaul), plus a Heritage Certificate showing its provenance and thirty years of MoT Certificates. This is a real opportunity to acquire not only a rare UK/RHD Healey but one that is a truly lovely and unspoilt example. Click here for more information

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1998 Rolls-Royce Silver Seraph

1998 Rolls-Royce Silver Seraph

Lot # 606 (Sale Order: 6 of 63)      

5.4-litre, aluminium-alloy, BMW M73 V12 engine and five-speed automatic Silver Pearl, French Navy Connolly Leather, and Burr Walnut. One of only 1,570 Supplied new by Murray Motor Co. in Edinburgh. 47,788 miles from new Most recent service at 46,935 miles. 13 stamps in the service book Supplied with a UK V5c and an MoT until 20th April 2019 The Graham Hull-penned Silver Seraph was a clear statement of Rolls-Royce's intention to reclaim the coveted title of producer of 'The Best Car in the World”. Following a long gestation period, it was eventually only made for four years, from 1998 to 2002 and replaced the Silver Spur, which ended production in 1997. All Seraphs were hand-built at the factory in Crewe which stopped assembling Rolls-Royce models in 2002 but continued with Bentley. The Seraph was powered by a 5.4-litre, aluminium-alloy, BMW M73 V12 engine making it the first twelve-cylinder Rolls-Royce since the 1939 Phantom III. The transmission was a five-speed automatic and standard electronics included digital engine management, adaptive ride control, and anti-lock brakes. The car had a base price of £155,175 in the UK at the time and just 1,570 Seraphs slipped quietly out of the Crewe gates during that four-year period.This elegant 1998 Rolls-Royce Silver Seraph is classically finished in Silver Pearl with French Navy Connolly Leather, Dark Blue Lambswool Rugs, and acres of Burr Walnut. The interior is traditionally comfortable with rear picnic tables, climate control, and electric front and rear heated seats. It was owned from 2004 by an elderly man, who had previously owned four other Rolls Royce, and in 2013 the car was transferred to his grandson, who had always admired it, but eventually found it a little impractical for city life and sold it.This Seraph has covered a gentle 47,788 miles and in 2017 was serviced and fitted with new hydraulic levelling costing over £4,600, new tyres and batteries. In June of this year, the car had an annual service and new rear discs and pads fitted.Supplied with its original book pack with handbooks and the car's service book containing 13 stamps, a UK V5c and MOT tested until 20th April 2019, this Silver Seraph is a rather stylish and rare Rolls-Royce that ought not to be overlooked. Click here for more information

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1974 Jaguar E-Type Series III V12 Roadster - ex-Noel Edmonds

1974 Jaguar E-Type Series III V12 Roadster - ex-Noel Edmonds

Lot # 607 (Sale Order: 7 of 63)      

UK-supplied on the 11th April 1974 in Signal Red with automatic gearbox and hard topOwned between 1998 and 2001 by noted car enthusiast Noel EdmondsBought by our vendor in 2008 who has spent some £30,000, with a full service in 2017Works included a full bare metal respray, mechanical overhaul and re-trimmed interiorZeirbarted from new, the multiple concours winner has its hard-top and trophies included The odometer shows some 31,229 miles. Offered with the very apt 'JAG 407' it's worn since 1986.The Series III was the final incarnation of the iconic Jaguar E-Type. Launched in 1971, it was fitted with a silky smooth 5.3-litre, V12 engine and was offered as a 2+2 Coupé or an open-top Roadster. Boasting a longer wheelbase, larger and better brakes, and power steering, all as standard, it was a great swansong for one of the 20th Century's greatest cars. Success in the American market was dependent, to a great extent, on the car being fitted with an automatic gearbox, and by far the vast majority were so equipped, the E-Type now, more relevant as a comfortable grand tourer. This car was despatched to Hewitt's Garages, Wolverhampton on the 20th March 1974 in Signal Red, with dark blue leather and 3-speed Borg Warner automatic gearbox. The accompanying Heritage Certificate does not confirm if the factory supplied the hard top, but neither does the Certificate confirm the soft top colour. It was initially registered with YDA 888M and on the 26th June 1986, it was given the beautifully apt JAG 407 prefix, for 407 cubic inches, the plate it still wears today and is generously included. Between 12th December 1998 and 30th July 2001, JAG 407 was to form a part of Noel Edmond's car collection. Mr Edmonds was at the height of his prime-time television dominance at the time and he knew a good car when he saw one, famously having owned a 1965 Ford GT40. Mr Edmonds was quoted in the Sunday Times in 2015 where he explained his fondness for the E-Type: "There was a guy in the next road to me who had an E-Type and he always seemed to have lots of gorgeous girlfriends. That might have been one of the reasons I wanted one."Our vendor, a long-standing client of Silverstone Auctions, bought JAG 407 in 2008 and added it to his eclectic collection of classics that have included a KTM X-Bow, Sir David Jason's Golf Cabriolet, an XK120, and a 190 SL, among many others. In 2015, the car was subjected a full bare metal respray, by Cotswold Classic Car Restorations in Cirencester who were retained to do the work as they had maintained our vendor's cars in the past. As the car was Zeibarted from new, the workshop found no rust to the body, and breathing a sigh of relief, moved to preparing the car for painting. Subtle upgrades included the fitting of an engine pre-heating system and finally, JAG 407 was treated to an interior re-trim. The bill came to some £27,000 in 2015 and in July 2017 further servicing and maintenance was carried out, in exchange for an additional £3,994.Used for fair weather trips to Goodwood and to various Car Club and Concours events, normally returning home with a trophy or two, this sparkling E-Type has covered less than 2,000 miles since its purchase in 2008 and now shows less than 32,000 miles today. The hard top looks very smart and adds a hitherto unusual dimension to the graceful lines of the Series III, although one cannot imagine the car being taken out in weather that might necessitate its use.Our vendor will regretfully present JAG 407 to auction with the hardtop, detailed history file, a fresh MoT, recent bills, and many fond memories. Click here for more information

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1968 Volvo P1800 S Coupe

1968 Volvo P1800 S Coupe

Lot # 608 (Sale Order: 8 of 63)      

Fastidious body restoration by Volvo approved body shopFull mechanical rebuild by Volvo main dealer. Great detailsSuperb new interior including seats, carpets and door cardsProject commissioned by Volvo Heritage for marketing and promotional purposesThis is Volvo 'showing-off'. We doubt you'll find a better oneThe decidedly avant-garde styling of the P1800 was the work of Pelle Petterson under the tutelage of Pietro Frua, during the period his studio was effectively a subsidiary of Carrozzeria Ghia. Immortalised by the hit TV series 'The Saint” starring an emergent Roger Moore, the model sold well, with 39,407 Coupes and 8,077 Estates produced between 1961 and 1973.In December 1957, the first hand-built P1800 prototype was driven to the headquarters of Karmann. Volvo had hoped that Karmann would be able to take on the tooling and building of the P1800 and they were ready to build it which meant that the first cars could hit the market as early as December 1958. But in February, Karmann's most important customer, Volkswagen, petulantly forbade Karmann to take on the job as they feared that the P1800 would compete with the sales of their own cars and threatened to cancel all their contracts if they took it on. This setback almost caused the project to be abandoned and it looked doomed until a press release surfaced with a photo of the car, putting Volvo in a position where they had to acknowledge its existence. These events persuaded the company to renew its efforts with their 'new baby' and it was presented to the public for the first time at the Brussels Motor Show in January 1960. Volvo turned to Jensen Motors, whose production lines were under-utilised, they agreed a contract for 10,000 cars and it wasn't long before the first production P1800 rolled out of Jensen's West Bromwich factory, destined for its excited first owner.It's fairly common now for the larger single-make car dealerships to keep in their showroom, a low mileage, well-restored example of one of the company's products from a few decades ago. In fact, some major car brands are devising inter-dealership competitions inviting their craft technicians and apprentices to fully restore an important model from the seventies and eighties, generating some brand loyalty and also giving all concerned a chance to work with vehicles not dependant of electronics and diagnostics.The P1800 that we are pleased to offer today was one such vehicle selected for the purpose but now surplus to requirements. Our vendor tells the story;'The following information was given to me by the seller of this vehicle at the time of our purchase: The car was originally produced for the UK market in 1968. It was then exported to the Netherlands in 1976 where it remained until 21st November 2012, It remained in Holland for 36 years and was dry stored with a small collection in a basement garage for more than 14 years, after which the owner gave it to his son. His son lives in the UK so shipped it back in 2012. Some refurbishment/recommissioning was done in Holland before shipping (Engine valves hardened for unleaded fuel, suspension, brakes). When I bought the car I reregistered it, MoT'd it etc and a Historic plate was issued to it. Not the original plate. I have the original Dutch registration and the new V5/c, plus the original British number plates but I don't have the original buff log book. We purchased the vehicle in August 2015 to use as a showpiece and to exploit marketing opportunities. The brief was to buy a "Good example". This vehicle fitted the bill, a very solid body with an excellent interior, at this time it was finished in a solid green colour with tan interior. It was good enough to go straight into the showroom, however, under bright lighting, the paintwork was showing its age in places. After some time, we decided we wanted to make a Good example, Very Good. We commissioned our body and workshop to strip it back to metal and colour change to California White. Paintwork: 2 Coats of Etch primer 5 Coats of Two Pack high build primer 3 Coats of Two Pack Volvo California White Body: All panels removed and stripped to bare metal Reseal all joints and seams New sound deadening to doors and inside of vehicle Waxoyl inside panels Under seal underside of the vehicle. All chrome removed and sent for restoration Original glass polished and restored Replace incongruous spoked wheels with Pirelli Cinturato replica hubs Many supporting images are available. Mechanical: Engine removed, stripped and painted. Compression was good therefore re-build was not deemed necessary. The suspension was removed and painted. Interior: A full colour change with new upholstery and carpets finished in Black”This P1800 S is as nice as you will see and is very sensibly guided cons Click here for more information

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1950 Jaguar XK120 Roadster

1950 Jaguar XK120 Roadster

Lot # 609 (Sale Order: 9 of 63)      

UK-supplied in right-hand drive on the 24th November 1950 by Henlys of LondonMatching numbers and fully restored by XK specialists Guy BroadSubtly upgraded with telescopic shock absorbers, Coopercraft brakes and Britax safety beltsRecently serviced by Cotswold Classic Restorations at a cost of £2,107 in July 2018A myriad receipts, buff log book, a copy of Classic Car Magazine with 327 XUY as a cover carIn private ownership since 2013, other notable owners include Jaguar expert Nigel Dawes Offered at a quarter the price of the Ferrari of the day with similar performance, the combination proved unbeatable and without doubt, the XK became a milestone for both the company and the country. Orders simply flooded in, taking Jaguar by surprise as the car was planned to be an interim model used solely to publicise the XK engine for the new Mk VII saloon. They had only planned to produce 200 units.At the heart of the William Lyons styled Roadster was the all-new 3.4 six-cylinder engine featuring twin overhead camshafts, twin SU carburettors and giving 160BHP. This meant a 0-60mph time in sub 10 seconds and a top speed of over 120mph, hence the name. It was to become a massive success in both the showroom and on the track, winning Le Mans in '51 and '53. This car is a genuinely exceptional, UK-market, right-hand drive car first supplied on 24th November 1950 by Henlys of London. It can only be described today as being in highly original condition, confirmed by the matching numbers on the chassis, body, engine and gearbox. Restored completely by XK experts, Guy Broad, the Opalescent Silver paintwork has been refinished to a very high standard indeed and contrasts beautifully with the patinated red leather upholstery. The car has settled well from its restoration and now benefits from some minor but important upgrades including telescopic shock absorbers (rather than lever arms), a 'Coopercraft' brake conversion, period-style Britax safety belts, and a stainless steel exhaust.The comprehensive history file shows both ownership and restoration history with a number of relevant invoices, and also records a period of ownership by noted Jaguar expert and Bon Viveur - Nigel Dawes of Birtsmorton Court. There is also a copy of the December 1996 issue of Classic Car magazine where this particular car featured on the front cover. Purchased through us in 2013 by a regular buyer who is a fastidious collector, the car has been kept in a “Carcoon”, used for jaunts to Goodwood Revival, and benefitted in July from some £2,107 worth of servicing works at Cotswold Classic Restorations, the local specialists that looks after all of our vendor's cars. Complete with the original buff logbook, "327 XUY" is ready to be enjoyed by its next custodian. Click here for more information

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**Regretfully Withdrawn**1990 Porsche 944 Turbo

**Regretfully Withdrawn**1990 Porsche 944 Turbo

Lot # 610 (Sale Order: 10 of 63)      

**Regretfully Withdrawn** A UK-supplied, right-hand drive car in Guards Red with Linen leather Supplied with a UK V5c and an MoT until 8th February 2019 Close to £40,000 worth of expenditure in restorative works Supplied with its book pack and history file In 1989, the second series of the 944 was introduced, powered by a 210 bhp normally aspirated, double-overhead-cam, 16-valve, 3.0-litre version of the 944S engine, which was the largest four-cylinder engine in production at the time. The 944 S2 also benefited from a revised transmission and the gearing was tweaked to better suit the torque and peak power characteristics of the 3.0 L M44/41 powerplant. The S2 had the same rounded nose and rear valance found on the 944 Turbo model and this was the first example of the use of an integrated front bumper, where the bumper and bonnet profiles would merge smoothly, a design feature that was adopted widely on production cars from the mid-nineties.Offered here is a UK-supplied, right-hand drive 944 Turbo, registered to its first owner on 30th May 1990. It is finished in perhaps the most appealing colours of Guards Red with a light grey leather interior and carpets. Our vendor is no stranger to restoring Porsches to a superb level and this car has been the lucky recipient of some extensive works. The engine was removed and rebuilt, the car has had a bare-metal respray in its original colours and the seats have been retrimmed by one of best in the business at Classic FX Porsche.All this attention represents an investment of almost £40,000 and this matching-numbers example has only covered 700 miles since completion.Supplied with a UK V5c and MoT tested until February 2019, our vendor is selling this beauty to fund another Porsche project. Rarely do cars of this quality come to market and we urge you to view it in person. Click here for more information

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1994 Mercedes-Benz (W124) E500

1994 Mercedes-Benz (W124) E500

Lot # 611 (Sale Order: 11 of 63)      

The W124 E-class was undoubtedly the 'Q-car' of the 1990s. A Porsche in a Mercedes suitHand-built by Porsche and fitted with a naturally aspirated 5.0-litre V8 producing 322bhp @ 5,700 rpmOne of only 1,735 1994 cars built (all LHD); sourced directly from Japan, UK-registered from 2017Grade 4B, one of the higher possible condition grades for a vehicle of this age from Japan Its looks, limited numbers, hand-built construction, and unique pedigree, mean the E500 is already a classic The ultimate 'wolf in sheep's clothing' of the 1990s, the W124 500E saloon was built to rival the BMW M5 and was created in close cooperation with Porsche. With its engineering department fully occupied with the development of the new S-Class, Mercedes-Benz commissioned Porsche in 1989 to redesign the W124 chassis to enable the 5.0-litre V8 from the SL to be shoehorned in, along with the necessary changes to the suspension system and drivetrain. The new stealth saloon offered few visible clues on the outside except for very slightly flared wheel arches, wider tyres and discreet side skirts. 60mph arrived in just 5 seconds and 100mph in just over 14 seconds, remarkable for a car with such 'stately' presence. It was only available as a hand-built, four-door saloon in left-hand drive and the low production numbers rendered it an instant classic with only seven being officially imported into the UK. The 500E was facelifted along with the rest of the W124 range in 1992, to become the E500 E-Series, but the car remained pretty much unchanged in its appeal. The car presented here is a 1994 Mercedes-Benz E500 E-Series, which was delivered new to Japan, where, as we know, special cars are generally revered and well cared for. This particular car has covered a conservative mileage of just 64,000, with some accompanying paperwork and an M-B service booklet (completed in Japanese). It was sourced from Japan by an experienced and well-respected sportscar dealership and has been UK-registered since April 2017. Our vendor has enjoyed the car very much, but a change in circumstances means he must let his beloved super-saloon go. Finding these cars at any level is difficult and to find one in this condition is very exciting. They really are the perfect storm in terms of a modern-classic – very well-engineered, bespoke, hugely capable, and very rare with a real mystique amongst those who know. This is a genuine example offered at a very reasonable guide price, don't miss it. Click here for more information

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1961 Porsche 356B 'Super 90' Cabriolet

1961 Porsche 356B 'Super 90' Cabriolet

Lot # 612 (Sale Order: 12 of 63)      

Synonymous with the swinging-sixties, soft-top 356B Super 90Offered from long-term ownership with just 22,000 miles indicatedSubject to recent expenditure with mechanical reliability and safety in mindLarge history file outlining 30 years of care and upkeep from its enthusiast ownerSimple to work on, good fun to drive, classic Porsche ownership at its very bestWidely acknowledged as Porsche's first venture into motor manufacturing, the 356 was a lightweight and nimble rear engined, rear-wheel-drive, two-door sporting car available in hardtop coupé and open configurations. Over a 15-year production period, the 356 evolved from an aluminium bodied coupé with an 1100cc air-cooled flat-four engine, to a proper sports car with a 2,000cc four-cam Carrera engine producing 130 bhp. The 356 "B" was produced from 1960 to 1963 and saw body changes that included a curved bonnet lid, more rounded wings compared to that of the 356A and new front and rear sheet metal. To comply with US-Federal requirements, the front, and rear bumpers were raised and over-riders added. Other key changes were raised headlamps, larger door handles, upgraded brakes and some improvements to the cabin including a new deep-dish steering wheel and deeper front seats. New to the model was the Type 616/7 'Super 90' engine which was an indirect replacement for the Carrera de Luxe models. The engine was fully revised with a new intake manifold, a larger Solex 40 PII-4 carburettor, and 'Carrera' air filters. Other detail changes included 9.0:1 pistons, stronger valve springs, and a different crankshaft with 55mm main bearings. In August of 1961, Porsche revealed the updated T6 body with larger windows for the Coupé and twin engine grilles on the rear deck. The T6 had a much revised front boot with a different petrol tank that was accessed under a filler cap on the wing.Offered here is a rare Porsche 356B Cabriolet 'Super 90' supplied originally to California USA in 1961. There it stayed until 1987 when it was imported to the UK and purchased by our vendor some thirty years ago. At the time, we are informed that the odometer showed around 18,000 miles, although this cannot be substantiated as there is no early history. It now indicates some 22,000 miles and has obviously been used sparingly by its present owner. This pretty, Signal Red Cabriolet has been subject to an earlier restoration, which was carried out with the clear brief of preserving the integrity of this special Porsche. Today it presents as a very usable 356B with honest originality. The long-term UK ownership is a particularly endearing feature and the car will be known to thousands of people having, for many years, been buzzing around the suburbs of Highgate with occasional trips out to the home counties. Used sparingly over the last few years, this example has subsequently been subject to a light mechanical re-commission to ensure safety and reliability. Recent work includes cleaning and replacing where necessary the entire fuel delivery system, replacing or reconditioning the braking system, exhaust system, wheel bearings. The carburettors have been reconditioned and the ignition system returned to full health with new points, leads, plugs and battery etc.Offered with a recent MoT, fully serviced and, as a result of the recent work, is said to perform very well indeed. An icon of the sixties, and a benchmark Porsche that, we imagine, will continue to rise steadily in value. Click here for more information

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1981 DeLorean DMC-12  (Auto)

1981 DeLorean DMC-12 (Auto)

Lot # 613 (Sale Order: 13 of 63)      

In one family ownership for the past 15 years.Full, body-off, restoration£20,000 lavished on the car with marque specialists, P.J. GradyGood history with receipts and details of the work involved.DeLoreans are still revered for their style and iconic statusThe DeLorean DMC-12 was a ground-breaking, innovative sports car manufactured by John DeLorean's 'DeLorean Motor Company' for the American market from 1981-83. The car featured gull-wing doors and an unusual fibreglass chassis and underbody structure, along with a brushed stainless steel body and is probably most widely known for its appearance as a time machine in the 'Back to the Future' film trilogy. It was designed by the talented Giorgetto Giugiaro of Ital Design and built on a chassis engineered by Lotus with a 2.9-litre V6 engine sourced from Peugeot-Renault-Volvo. These unique cars are relatively rare, with only 8,583 examples leaving the Belfast factory and approximately 6,500 surviving today.According to our vendor,"The DeLorean has been in the family for 15 years plus since we imported it from the USA. It was a great car, low mileage and had clearly been loved previously. Being a DeLorean, this one suffered as most of them do with failing electrics, brakes and generally poor 1980's build quality. Over the time we've had it it's been dry stored in a dehumidified garage and has had minimal use in the UK as evidenced by its MOT history. During 2017 and 2018 it's had a complete photographed/documented, £20,000 body off restoration/nut and bolt rebuild by Chris Nichols from PJ Grady who are the worldwide experts of this Marque. The car was in good shape generally but had so much potential that we spent the money getting to the standard of one of/possibly the best DeLorean in the UK at the moment. The purpose of the restoration was to get the car back to a new standard with any new parts needed being the upgraded version to ensure longevity ie braided fuel lines (the old rubber ones perish and causes the car to catch fire!) new interior, refurbished wheels, brakes etc-everything that can be replaced or upgraded was. The bodywork was also re-grained using the correct horsehair re-graining process and as such looks like new. A wipe over of WD40 (YES that's correct!) is all that's required to keep the bodywork looking as new. The car has a huge history file 3 A4 box Files worth!) with paperwork from its time in the USA and import papers/taxes paid when imported into the UK and for various works and MOT's done over the years along with magazine articles and books on the DeLorean. DeLoreans at the moment come in three categories;-Basket cases, reasonable condition or top drawer fully restored cars. This one is a fully restored car with an open chequebook approach to making it the best available in the UK.We are delighted to be able to offer such a fine example of the DMC-12, a car that continues to gain momentum in the collector's car market on both sides of the Atlantic, and this particular car really does need to be seen in the metal and we would welcome any inspection. Click here for more information

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1992 Ferrari Mondial 3.4 T

1992 Ferrari Mondial 3.4 T

Lot # 614 (Sale Order: 14 of 63)      

One of only 47 sold in the UK in right-hand drive making it quite rareRecent documented and photographed restoration by GTO Engineering in Reading The most recent Timing Belt service was carried out by GTO in March 2018Comprehensive history. Virtually all of its MoT Certificates from the first on 31st July 1995The Ferrari-related cherished plate ENZ 9964 is included in the sale Launched at the 1980 Geneva Auto Salon, the Mondial was the first Ferrari to depart from the company's familiar three-digit naming scheme and its name was inspired by their famous Mondial sports-racers from the fifties. The Mondial saw Ferrari return to Pininfarina as its choice of styling house, and it was sold as a mid-sized coupé and, eventually, a cabriolet. Conceived as a 'more usable' model, offering the practicality of four seats with the performance of a mid-range Ferrari and hopefully attracting a slightly wider audience than their traditionally more focused two-seaters. The car was not built as a monocoque in a conventional way, but instead, the steel outer body was produced by the famous Italian coachbuilder Carrozzeria Scaglietti, just down the road in nearby Modena and clothed a lightweight steel box-section space frame. The Mondial was the first Ferrari where the entire engine/gearbox/rear suspension assembly was mounted on a detachable steel sub-frame, making engine removal for a major rebuild or cylinder head removal much easier than it had been on earlier models. Introduced in 1989, the Ferrari Mondial 3.4 T was the 'spearhead for a new generation of V8 Ferraris' and the final version of the Mondial. The 'T' was a reference to the new engine and transmission layout that now saw the engine mounted longitudinally with the gearbox transverse (forming a T), a characteristic of their Formula 1 '312T' which had just won the 1989 World Championship. This set-up would become the standard for all future mid-engined V8 Ferraris beginning with the 348 and continuing through to the 360. This particular 1992 Mondial 3.4T has been with its current owner for the last four years during which time it has undergone a significant restoration. Upon acquiring the vehicle it was sent to Maranello Egham who carried out a timing belt service and engine tune in March 2015. After that, all further work was carried out by GTO Engineering in Reading with documentation and photographs showing the detail. The car's History File appears to be comprehensive and has virtually all of its MoT Certificates from the first on 31st July 1995. The most recent Timing Belt service was carried out by GTO in March 2018. The speedometer was replaced at 12,337 miles (fully documented) and the current reading is 39,579 so in total the car has covered almost 52,000 miles with less than a 1,000 of these during the last four years.Some of the significant work carried out by GTO:Replace all Parts Front suspensionReplace all parts Rear SuspensionReplace all parts Front BrakesReplace all parts Rear BrakesReplace Radiator'Connollise' interiorReplace AlternatorReplace Fuel TankNew set Pirelli TyresAll wheels refurbishedIt is believed to be one of only 47 sold in the UK in right-hand drive making it quite rare and is undoubtedly one of the best on the market. The distinctive Ferrari-related cherished plate is included in the price and, at today's attractive guide price and in this lovely condition, this car represents great value and opens the door to Ferrari ownership. Click here for more information

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1966 Aston Martin DB6 Automatic Sports Saloon

1966 Aston Martin DB6 Automatic Sports Saloon

Lot # 615 (Sale Order: 15 of 63)      

Sought-after, last of the line, matching numbers DB6 AutomaticNow finished in its original colour of California Sage Green with a Tan interiorA history of maintenance by marque specialists Ricki Cann, RS Williams, and Nicholas MeeMechanically restored to a high standard by Nicholas Mee & Company in the recent past (c£30,000)The odometer reading of 75,000 miles is corroborated by a number of older MoT Certificates Considered by many to be the last 'real' Aston Martin, the DB6 was launched in 1965 and replaced the DB5. The wheelbase was now 4" (100mm) longer than before, resulting in an extensive restyle with a more raked windscreen, raised roofline and reshaped rear quarter windows. Opening front quarter lights made a reappearance, but the major change was at the rear where a Kamm tail with spoiler improved the aerodynamics, greatly enhancing stability at high speeds. "The tail lip halves the aerodynamic lift around maximum speed and brings in its train greater headroom and more luggage space", declared Motor magazine, concluding that the DB6 was one of the finest sports cars it had tested. Famed employee, Tadek Marek, designed the six-cylinder engine, which had been enlarged to 3,995cc for the preceding DB5 and remained unchanged. Power output on triple SU carburettors was 282bhp, rising to 325bhp in Vantage specification. Borg-Warner automatic transmission was offered alongside the standard ZF five-speed gearbox, and for the first time, there was optional power-assisted steering.This matching-numbers DB6 was originally finished in California Sage but the Aston's penultimate owner decided to repaint it Silver Birch whilst retaining its original tan trim. He was an Aston Martin enthusiast and collector and owned this '6' for 11 years and lovingly looked after it during that period. Regularly used for family days out, 'NGP 92D' had been maintained and was mechanically restored to a high standard by Nicholas Mee & Company whilst in that owner's care.Works carried out by Nick Mee included removing the engine, gearbox, exhaust system, and suspension; cleaning the underside; welding as necessary; treating with red oxide, and protecting with new under-seal. The cleaned and painted rear axle was then reinstalled with all new bushes, as was the rebuilt and re-bushed front suspension, while the engine bay was cleaned and refinished ready for the re-installation of the engine. The latter's cylinder head was removed, overhauled with new gaskets, and refitted, and the carburettors cleaned and reset. Re-assembly was completed with new exhaust and inlet manifold gaskets, hoses, clips, drive belts, and engine mounts, while all ancillaries were reinstalled having been cleaned and repainted. The exhaust system was refitted with new clamps and mountings. In addition, the brake master cylinder was rebuilt, and the brake callipers removed cleaned and refitted with new flexible hoses. The total cost of the aforementioned works was circa £30,000 and detailed invoices for all of this are in the owner's file. In 2016, the time came to sell his beloved DB6 and Bonhams were entrusted with bringing the car to market. After a fierce bidding war, our vendor emerged victorious and was the proud owner of well maintained, matching numbers, Aston Martin DB6. Although happy with NGP 92 D in every other way he wasn't sure that he liked the combination of Silver Birch paintwork and a Tan interior. Silver Birch is normally paired with Black or Dark Blue or Burgundy, a nicer combination really, so a retrimmed interior was a possibility. The only problem with that, is the time it takes to turn a brand new interior into the sort of gently patinated, lived-in sort that we all enjoy. No, that wasn't Plan A, meaning that the only other option was to repaint the car, and the decision was taken to return it to California Sage Green, its original colour and one that complements that lovely interior. It may seem like quite a large undertaking but DB Astons are much easier to fully respray as the engine bay, floorpan and boot area are painted black from the start and there is no need to remove the engine, suspension and trim unless you really want to. Interestingly, Astons are one of the few Marques that are not affected financially by a colour change, provided the work is carried out to a very high standard which is certainly the case here. The owner's file contains lots of history dating back to its original registration and ownership, a number of service and maintenance bills from the late 1980s onwards, plus a quantity of expired MoT Certificates supporting the odometer reading of 75,000 miles.Very lightly used recently, the car presents exactly as you see it in the photographs and is an absolute delight."If you want a truly British driver's Click here for more information

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1986 Ferrari 328 GTS

1986 Ferrari 328 GTS

Lot # 616 (Sale Order: 16 of 63)      


• An exquisite 328 GTS on offer from a private collection.
• Supplied new by Maranello Egham to its first owner on 6th February 1986
• Rosso Corsa and Tan leather with Bordeaux carpets and a Nero leather dash.
• Comprehensive Service History. Most recent at 66,432 miles. Current mileage 67,000
• A full complement of MoT Certificates, the V5c, handbooks, keys, original complete toolkit
• Very recent (25/10/18) Cambelt Service with a replacement ECU. Fresh MoT with No Advisories
The Ferrari 328 first appeared in 1985 as the successor to the 308, featuring a normally aspirated 3.2 V8 engine and very handsome styling. Instantly popular, Ferrari went on to produce 7,400 variants worldwide during the production run which finished late in 1989. Now regarded as a true design classic, this ultimate 270bhp sports car of the day reached 0 - 60 in 5.5 seconds and went on to a top speed of 166mph.
This exquisite 328 GTS is finished in the most desirable combination of Rosso and Tan with Bordeaux carpets and Nero leather dash. The car is complete with a highly detailed and comprehensive history, with a full complement of MoT Certificates, original complete toolkit, handbooks, keys, rare space saver wheel, as well as its original Blaupunkt stereo and essential fuse box replacement.
Supplied new by Maranello Egham, Surrey to the first owner, a Mr Miller, on 6th February 1986, this car was clearly enjoyed as a daily driver as 28,000 miles were covered in the first five years of its life, with all works being carried out by the supplying dealer, Maranello as detailed in the history file. She was subsequently sold to the second owner, Mr Barratt, by Maranello on 14th September 1991 who had servicing and repairs carried out by Maranello, Ferrari specialists Talacrest, and latterly Neal Lucas until 2003. The car was then sold to its third owner, Mr Shonfeld, who purchased it from Kent High Performance in June 2003.
The custodian prior to our vendor kept the car dry stored in a garage and covered a very nominal 2,000 miles during his nine-year tenure. At times during this period, the car saw little or no use and was declared SORN accordingly. Despite hardly being used, it passed its MoT in June 2014 with no advisories whatsoever, a testament to the care it had been given as it was still regularly serviced even whilst not in full use.
In mid-2014 the decision was taken to return the Ferrari to market and to bring it up to scratch the interior was fully Connolised giving the leather a wonderful finish and the paint was professionally refreshed. In August 2014, it was entrusted to GT Cars of Warrington who fully serviced it and replaced the cambelts and tensioners. During its strip down, all the cams were inspected and were showing no wear whatsoever - confirmation of just how robust the 3.2 QV engines are when serviced correctly and regularly.
Service History with invoices included in the history file:
Specialist Date Mileage Work Undertaken
Maranello 11/03/86 1,180 Running in service
Maranello 10/10/86 3,848 Service
Maranello 16/11/87 11,389 Service
Maranello 05/09/88 17,258 Service
Maranello 16/05/89 20,682 Service & Belts
Maranello 29/01/91 27,164 Service
Maranello 22/08/91 28,614 Service & Belts
Maranello 08/09/92 31,500 Service
Talacrest 27/09/93 35,270 Service & Belts
Talacrest 23/09/94 38,695 Service
Neal Lucas 27/03/96 43,368 Service & Belts
Neal Lucas 28/02/97 47,197 Service
Neal Lucas 01/08/97 49,978 Service...
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2005 BMW M5 Ex-Jenson Button MBE

2005 BMW M5 Ex-Jenson Button MBE

Lot # 617 (Sale Order: 17 of 63)      

The E60 M5 was undoubtedly a 'Supersaloon'. 5-litre V10, 507bhp, 0-60 in 4.5 secs and 203mphBought new by Jenson Button in 2005 and registered JB05 BAR (He was with BAR F1 at the time)During his ownership, he won his first Grand Prix, became World Champion, and was honoured by the QueenPurchased at auction in 2011 by our vendor, a well respected BMW enthusiast to join his cossetted collectionFinished in Alpine White with Graphite leather, only 17,000 miles, and described as 'mint'To be sold with 'JB05 BAR', a new 05 Race suit and Jacket (signed by JB), and all its original manuals, paperwork etc There was only one way for BMW to top the brilliant V8 E39 M5 and that was to add two more cylinders. In a move that seems even more impressive now than it did at the time, the E60 M5 was introduced in 2005 with a 4,999cc V10 engine and a seven-speed SMG gearbox - inspired by the BMW-Sauber F1 program. It was the world's first production saloon to feature a V10 petrol engine and when launched, the E60 M5 was also the fastest four-door saloon in the world with its S85B50 40-valve engine delivering 507bhp at 7,750rpm (redlined at 8,250) and 380 lb/ft of torque. Performance was sensational, to say the least with 62mph arriving in 4.5 seconds and, with the speed limiter deactivated, 203mph was theoretically possible, all with the shopping still in the boot! Upgrades from the standard E60 included a wider track, bespoke suspension, unique body panels, that SMG III automated manual transmission, 19-inch alloys, and the quad exhaust pipes that had by then become an 'M-Sport' signature. No wonder the E60 M5 was the most successful M5 in terms of sales. A total of 20,548 cars were built, with 1,778 saloons and estates sold in the UK.The M5 offered here is finished in Alpine White with Graphite Merino leather and was first registered in July 2005 to one Jenson Alexander Lyons Button, he of Formula One fame. Jenson Button MBE was born on 19th January 1980 in Frome, Somerset. He began karting at the age of eight and showed his extraordinary ability from the start, winning all 34 races in the 1991 British Cadet Kart Championship. Further success followed including three British Kart Championships and victory in the European 'Super A' Championship in 1997, the youngest driver ever to achieve this feat. The British Formula Ford Championship crown followed in 1998 along with victory at the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch – a sure indicator of future success. He first drove in Formula One with Williams for the 2000 season. The following year he switched to Benetton, which in 2002 became Renault, and then for the 2003 season, he moved to BAR (British American Racing). In 2004, he finished 3rd in the World Drivers' Championship, with only the two Ferraris ahead of him. BAR was subsequently renamed Honda for the 2006 season, during which Button won his first Grand Prix in Hungary, after 113 races. Following the withdrawal of Honda from the sport in December 2008, he was left without a drive for the 2009 season, until Ross Brawn led a management buyout of the team in February 2009, and Button suddenly found himself in a highly competitive, Mercedes-engined car. He went on to win a record-tying six of the first seven races of the 2009 season, securing the World Drivers' Championship at the Brazilian Grand Prix, having led on points all season; his success also helped Brawn GP to secure the World Constructors' Championship. Jenson registered his new M5 as JB05 BAR (he was driving for BAR at the time) in the name of his company, 'Jenson Racing' and was to keep it until it was purchased by our vendor through Coys at the NEC Motorsport Show in January 2011. Interesting to note that during the period Jenson owned the M5, he won his first Grand Prix, became World Champion, and was honoured by the Queen, a lucky talisman perhaps?The lucky bidder on that day hailed from Aberystwyth and is a self-confessed BMW fanatic owning a number of interesting cars from the Bavarian marque and at one point was Chairman of the BMW Car Club. He tells us that, during his ownership, it has always been stored at 22 degrees in dust free conditions but also had limited summer use each year to maintain the balance between storage and being driven. He has enjoyed it immensely and notes "The reaction to the car has been incredible: everyone is interested in seeing a car that was owned by a Formula One World Champion! When I went to get it taxed, they let me keep the original V5 as a souvenir, and my local BMW dealer even wants to use it for a sales promotion. It's safe to say that I got a bit more than I bargained for with this car!" However, he now plans to spend more time in Spain, meaning that his collection is being 'thinned out', a difficult process we i Click here for more information

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1996 Ferrari 456 GTA

1996 Ferrari 456 GTA

Lot # 618 (Sale Order: 18 of 63)      

Aerodynamically efficient, the 456's styling has not dated, a tribute to Pininfarina's vision5.5-litre, 48-valve, V12 derived from the Dino V6. 436bhp, 0-60 in 5.2 secsJust 27,000 miles indicated with a comprehensive service record and fresh MoTTour De France Blue with Dark Blue Leather. Right-hand driveExcellent overall condition and offered with the registration number M55 GTAProduced from 1992 until 2003, the Ferrari 456 and later 456 M are front-engined 'Grand Tourers' in true Ferrari tradition and were an overdue replacement for the outdated front-engined 412 which had been the company's premium four-seat V12 car for many years. The name '456' refers to the fact that each cylinder displaces 456 cubic centimetres and this was the last Ferrari to use this naming convention. Despite its supercar performance, 436bhp, 0-60mph in 5.2 secs, and a top speed of 188mph, the 456 has a relatively unstressed engine which has proven to be a very reliable unit.Developed during the Schumacher era, the 456's construction was ground-breaking featuring composite and aluminium bodywork, cutting-edge body to chassis mating technology, along with four-wheel electronically adjustable suspension, resulting in a super lightweight 1,690 kg.Its looks are smooth and understated, and distinctive external features include a small grille with fog lights on the outside, bonnet-mounted air scoops (removed on the 456M), a motorised undercarriage spoiler that begins its deployment above 65 mph, and pop-up headlights, making this the last Ferrari to do so. The model was warmly received by press and enthusiasts alike, and although not produced in large numbers was always gently in demand by 'silver-haired' Ferrari owners before the 456M was eventually replaced in 2004 by the 612 Scaglietti.This exquisite 456 GTA is finished in Tour De France Blue and Dark Blue leather carpets and dashboard. It was supplied new by Maranello UK and delivered by Ferrari Edinburgh to its first owner on 16th September 1996. Subsequently, in common with most Ferraris, there were periods when it was lightly used and even not used at all, however, it appears to have been well maintained throughout and sensitively recommissioned after periods of storage. Work carried out during recent years, in addition to regular servicing, includes re-building the active electronic suspensions units, a unique feature of the car. The cam belts were most recently replaced in March 2016 and it has covered less than one hundred and fifty miles since. It passed its MoT Test in January 2018. Service History with invoices included in the history file:16 September 1996 Supplied by Glenvarigill 10 November 2000 – Major Service Inc Belts - Glanvarigill Ferrari – 3325m 24 July 2003 – Major Service Inc Belts – Westover – 10,135m 23 March 2005 – Major Service Inc Belts – Specialist – 14,222m 14 November 2006 – Minor – Specialist – 19,916m 2007 > 2010 – In storage 28 August 2011 – Minor – Specialist – 25,230m 19 September 2011 – Belts Only – Specialist – 25,257m 2012 > 2013 – In storage 11 July 2014 – Major – Specialist – 25,383m 26 October 2015 - Annual – Specialist – 26,559m 11 March 2016 - Timing Belts – Specialist – 26,635m It's fitted with its original Ferrari-branded Sony audio with boot-mounted CD multi-changer and is accompanied by a full complement of original handbooks, older MoTs, the V5C, original sales brochures and Press Pack information, both sets of keys, and its complete original tool kit.For the time being, the 456 remains affordable and this low-mileage example, in this stylish colour combination, with its under-stressed V12, and detailed history, must be worthy of consideration. Click here for more information

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2010 Porsche 911 (997) GT3 RS

2010 Porsche 911 (997) GT3 RS

Lot # 619 (Sale Order: 19 of 63)      


• A desirable GT3RS Gen. II 3.8 in a striking colour combination.
• 450bhp /430lbs/ft. 0-60 in 4.0 secs. 192 mph
• Will have a service at a Porsche Main dealer prior to sale
• Malaysian-supplied, right-hand drive, spent time in Hong Kong, now in the UK
• Only 1,400 miles from new - supplied with a NOVA reference number to register with DVLA

The Porsche 911 GT3 is a high-performance version of the Porsche 911 primarily intended for racing, and named after the FIA Group GT3 class in which it was designed to compete, whilst the iconic ‘RS’ moniker is only ever attached to the very best and most extreme race-cars-for-the-road produced by Porsche, beginning with the 1973 911 Carrera RS. These RS cars are often only produced for the road to allow for homologation to enable Porsche to compete in various racing categories, generating the mystique and high-regard in which they are always held.
In May 2010, Porsche introduced the second generation 911 GT3 RS (often known as 997.2 GT3 RS) to great critical acclaim. It was described by every creditable performance motoring journal as 'the best driver's 911 yet'. The 3.8-litre flat-six – up from 3.6-litres in the previous 997 RS – produces 444bhp at 7900rpm, giving the car a 0-60 mph time of 3.9 secs and a 0-100 mph time of 8.4 secs, on the way to a top speed of 193 mph. The Gen ll GT3 RS is effectively a 'Carrera Cup' car for the road, with weight saving measures including a titanium exhaust, it was only available with a motorsport-derived six-speed manual gearbox, and the car's mind-blowing performance combined with racing-derived suspension, and an exceptional ride/handling balance, allows the possibility of daily usage for a privileged few. It was really only a few in the UK - with just 35 examples officially imported by the UK dealer network.
This 2010 Porsche 911 (997) GT3 RS is a desirable Generation II model with the 3.8-litre engine which was supplied new to Malaysia in right-hand drive and is finished in Carrera White with red wheels and red decals. The car was never registered in its destined country and then made its way to Hong Kong, where it remained in a collection, but also unregistered.
Factory options include:

Clubsport package

Dynamic engine mounts

Acoustic package

Instrument cluster dials in black

Differential lock

Gear lever, steering wheel, handbrake and roof lining in Alcantara

Seat belts in Guards Red

19-inch GT3 wheels with centre lock

Rear fog light

Porsche Stability Management (PSM)

Electric Damper Control (PASM)

6-speed manual transmission

Tyre pressure monitoring

Rear wiper delete

Optional Extras

Black roll cage

Lightweight headlamps

Lightweight bucket seats

Universal audio interface

Prior to the sale, this GT3 RS will have been the recipient of a full service at an Official Porsche Centre and an MoT. Full UK taxes and duties have been paid, and a NOVA reference number obtained, ready for the future purchaser to start the UK registration process with the DVLA. Showing only 1,400 miles, this car is supplied with its service book and Porsche wallet. Rarely do GT3 RS models come to market in this specification and with such low mileage making this an exceptional prospect.
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2001 Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen G400 CDI SWB

2001 Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen G400 CDI SWB

Lot # 620 (Sale Order: 20 of 63)      

Top of the range G400 CDi V8 SWBEx-petrolhead and musician Jay KayOne of only 828 produced, all in left-hand drive£8,500 engine overhaul at 'G-Wagen' in Reading only 3,000 miles ago Revered and reviled in equal measure, the G-Wagen is one of those vehicles that seem to polarise opinions. Ugly and boxy to some, it is the most capable and best-engineered 4x4 of all time to others.However, the facts speak for themselves: despite having a cripplingly high price tag right from its launch in 1979, the G-Wagen has won such a loyal fan base that it remains in production to this day, making it the longest running model in Mercedes history.Available with a range of engines in both long and short wheelbase formats, its trump card was a set of three fully locking differentials, controlled by a profusion of knobs and levers, that gave it the ability to cross even the worst terrain that Planet Earth could throw at it. To prove the point, Jacky Ickx and Claude Brasseur won the world's toughest rally, the Paris-Dakar, in a G-Wagen 280GE in 1983.Considered essential equipment by the German military and emergency services (not to mention the Russian mafia, who like theirs bullet-proof), it also proved an irresistible security blanket to middle-class parents terrified that young Wolfgang might not make it to school on time.First UK registered in April 2004, this beast is no ordinary G-Wagen, being a top-of-the-range G400 CDI SWB with a mighty twin-turbo 4.0 diesel V8 packing 250bhp and a humungous 413lb/ft of torque. One of only 828 made, all in LHD, it is finished in Tektite Grey Metallic with Orion Grey full leather interior and is packed full of luxury options including: COMAND operating/navigation system; air con; cruise control; heated electric memory seats; AMG alloys; multi-function steering wheel; electric sunroof; parking sensors; 6 CD multiplayer etc.It has covered an indicated 90,300 miles with an excellent service history including six stamps in the book and a mass of invoices and old MoTs plus all its original handbooks. Featured in Mercedes Enthusiast magazine in September 2004, it so caught the eye of pop star petrolhead, Jay Kay, that he bought it in 2010 and kept it until 2015, treating it to an £8,500 engine overhaul at G-Wagen Reading in April 2015 at 87,016 miles.Our vendor bought it from Jay Kay in 2015 and it remains in superb condition throughout with an MoT until November 2018 with no advisories recorded. Barely run-in yet and ready to take on any terrain you care to throw at it, this ultra-rare and ultra-capable bruiser is all the car you could ever need. Click here for more information

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**Regretfully Withdrawn**1971 Aston Martin DBS V8 Injection

**Regretfully Withdrawn**1971 Aston Martin DBS V8 Injection

Lot # 621 (Sale Order: 21 of 63)      

**Regretfully Withdrawn** will be offered at our Autosport Auction in January 2019 Finished in Dubonnet Rosso with Natural leather and Fawn carpets and despatched from the factory on 18th March 1971First owner was The Green Shield Stamp Company. Just three owners, Derek Grubb for 33 yearsComprehensive service history including volumes of history from Mr GrubbBare metal and repaint it in its original Dubonnet Rosso by Phoenix Car Restorations in 1990Visited Nicholas Mee & Co on 16/06/2016, plug service etc. (£2,000) The mileage at that point was 80,233. Although always intended to house the new Tadek Marek-designed V8 engine, the Aston Martin DBS first appeared with the 4.0-litre 'six' of the concurrently produced DB6. Styled in-house by Bill Towns, the beautiful DBS caused quite a stir, 'Autocar' magazine observing that 'Without the aid of an Italian stylist the Newport Pagnell team came up with something as modern, handsome and Italianate as anything from the Turin coachbuilders at that time.'A full four-seater, the DBS employed a platform-type chassis with independent suspension all round: wishbone and coil spring at the front, De Dion with Watts linkage at the rear. Bigger and more luxuriously appointed than the DB6, the heavier DBS disappointed some by virtue of its slightly reduced performance, but there were no complaints when the V8 arrived on the 27th September 1969. With an estimated 345bhp available from its 5,340cc, fuel-injected, four-cam motor, the DBS V8 could reach 100mph in under 14 seconds, running on to a top speed of 160mph - a staggering performance in those days and one which fully justified the claim that it was the fastest production car in the world. Even with automatic transmission like this example here, the V8 could reach 100mph in around 15 seconds and better 145mph flat-out.Apart from the change of engine, notable visual differences were the specially designed 15'' GKN light alloy wheels (as opposed to the distinctive wire wheels employed on the DBS), with ventilated brake discs for the first time on an Aston Martin production car. A Chrysler Torqueflite auto transmission was offered as an alternative to the ZF manual 5-speed unit.In common with the 6-cylinder DBS, the DBSV8 was produced until May 1972, after which the car adopted the later single headlamp front end and new owners, Company Developments Ltd, renamed the car AM V8.According to the Aston Martin Heritage Trust Certificate, YON 770J was finished in Dubonnet Rosso with Natural leather and Fawn carpets and despatched from the factory on 18th March 1971 to Plough Motors before being first registered a week later to Malcolm Freedman on behalf of The Green Shield Stamp Company in Edgeware. A few years later they sold the car to a Norman Horwood of Edgbaston who became the next keeper on 5th December 1974.It was from Edgbaston that the car's next owner, Derek Grubb was to buy the DBS on 20/08/1981 and was to remain its proud custodian for the next 33 years. Derek's love affair with his Aston was to continue for over three decades and within the very neat history file (amongst decades of invoices and MoTs) there is a poignant story of the times they spent together. He was a licensed aircraft engineer and was often away for months at a time, however, his Hereford based father used to exercise the car occasionally and make sure it was always MoT'd. Within the file are invoices for work carried out over the years amounting to over £40,000, far too many to list here. Derek has also put together a spreadsheet detailing everything that was done to the car over his 33-year tenure including the fact that in 1990 he felt that YON was looking a little tired so instructed Phoenix Car Restorations near Hereford to take the car back to bare metal and repaint it in its original Dubonnet Rosso. All the brightwork was replaced or re-chromed at the same time and the Aston was generally returned to looking its best.All good things must come to an end sadly, and Derek had to part with his Aston and on May the 2nd 2014, this very smart big V8 became the responsibility of Jem Tugwell from Chertsey. The Aston visited Nicholas Mee & Co on 16/06/2016 for a plug service and to sort out a few niggles and the invoice totalled £2,000. The mileage at that point was 80,233.Only in the last ten years have original DBSs started to become sought-after and only in the last five have their values rocketed with the very best now commanding up to £200,000. In a rising market, this V8 DBS in its original colour, from very long-term fastidious ownership, and with a comprehensive service history, may well turn out to be one of your better buys. Click here for more information

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2005 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG

2005 Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG

Lot # 622 (Sale Order: 22 of 63)      

First generation R230 transformed by AMG. 47,880 miles6-litre, twin-turbocharged, V12 producing 604bhp and 740lbs/ftIn classic Silver with 19inch dual-spoke AMG alloys. 'Panoramic' glass roofExcellent Service history (7 recorded services) mostly with the main dealerIntroduced in 2002, after some five years in development, the R230 Series SL Roadster was an engineering 'tour de force'. Painstakingly modelled on a state-of-the-art supercomputer which enabled the designers to analyse every curve and line, it looked utterly sensational with an air of barely contained aggression that gave it huge road presence. Packed full of sophisticated electronic driver aids which made it immensely safe but also fun to drive, it was an instant hit with press and public alike and is widely considered to be the best-looking Mercedes for many years. The power-operated aluminium folding roof was particularly admired and would disappear into the top of the boot at the press of a button in just 16 seconds, yet still leave enough room underneath for 206 litres of luggage space.AMG, which is now the official performance division of Mercedes-Benz, has a long history of producing high-performance derivatives of Mercedes' standard production vehicles, and these improved versions enjoy an enthusiastic following worldwide. When the stunning SL55AMG was introduced in 2003 with its 5.4-litre V8 producing 476 BHP and a tree stump pulling 520lbs/ feet of torque it was naturally assumed it would remain top of the range, however, AMG had a further party-trick. A year later the SL 65 AMG arrived and was the new 'King of the Castle'. It retained the stylish looks and civilised manners of the rest of the range but was powered by a V12 leviathan capable of crushing the competition at a push of the accelerator. The twin-turbo, 6.0-litre engine delivers a remarkable 604hp which is tamed through an intricate network of safety features and keep-you-alive electronics. At 740 lbs ft, the torque output is sufficient to keep you pinned in the immaculately stitched leather seats, in any gear at any time, whilst the five-speed automatic transmission with manual capability provides a good level of control. New 19" dual-spoke AMG-signature alloys camouflage the eight-piston caliper performance brakes and the suspension has been subtly tweaked to deal with the general increase in numbers. Performance is documented at 0-60mph in 3.6 secs and 0-100 mph in 7.5 seconds. Hmm!It is a beautifully packaged amalgam of huge power, sumptuous comfort and window-rattling noise.This lovely SL65AMG was built in 2005 and is finished in Brilliant Silver Metallic with Stone Grey leather complemented by Black Ash trim. It's fitted with the very desirable 'Panoramic Electric Glass Roof System', a very expensive option at the time offering the advantages of a glass sunroof (with a modesty blind) when the convertible top is up.The current mileage is 48,178 and the service history is excellent with documented invoices, mostly with main dealers. There are 7 recorded services with the first at 8,295 miles and the most recent carried out in September 2017 at 47,229 by Mercedes-Benz Worcester. The car is accompanied by the usual Mercedes-Benz leather wallet and handbooks but there is no service book as it is digitally recorded.The R230 is one of the best-looking cars from the period and the larger engined AMG cars are becoming collectable modern classics. Click here for more information

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1960 Maserati 3500 GT

1960 Maserati 3500 GT

Lot # 623 (Sale Order: 23 of 63)      

One of only forty right-hand drive examples of Maserati's landmark GT220 bhp, 3,485cc DOHC inline six-cylinder engine, four-speed manual transmission, coil sprung independent front suspension Lovely restoration finished in Grigio and Rosso with a Red leather interior piped in GreySupplied with an impressive history folder and its operating and owner's manualsVery rare in right-hand drive and a special opportunity to own one of these charismatic 'Gran Turismos'Throughout the 1950s, Maserati had achieved extraordinary results in Grand Prix and Sports Car racing around the world despite operating with a budget many times smaller than its competitors, however, it was becoming increasingly clear that to fund Maserati's racing activities, the company would have to go beyond producing virtually one-off road cars and move into the business of car production. The Maserati 3500GT, therefore, was a very important car for its maker as it was the first time Maserati had locked horns with the Scuderia at showroom level.Much of what lay under the 3500GT's skin was based on the old A6G including the tubular steel chassis, coil spring independent front suspension, and the live rear axle on semi-elliptic springs. The 3.4-litre straight-six engine was a significant step-up though, developing more power than the A6G, and pleasingly in terms of marketing, the 3500GT's power unit was distantly related to the 250F Grand Prix car's as well as the 300S and 350S sports racers. It was up-to-the-minute, boasting a twin-overhead camshaft design that had been reworked by chief engineer Giulio Alfieri to improve power delivery and to make it docile enough for road use. It breathed through triple Webers carburettors and with twin spark plugs per cylinder, boasted a power output of 220 bhp. The engine was mated to a newly designed ZF-S4-17 gearbox with synchromesh on all four gears making this, in the mid-fifties, a pretty advanced mechanical package, a fact that wasn't lost on Mr FerrariMost of the coupés were hand-built by Touring using aluminium panels and 'Superleggera' principles, but Bertone, Allemano and Frua also produced their own 3500GT variations, while Moretti and Boneschi built one-offs. A Spyder was also produced, styled by Giovanni Michelotti while he was at Vignale. Maserati continuously developed the 3500GT during its life and front disc brakes were introduced in 1959, and the 3500GTi was introduced in 1961. This new Maserati became the first Italian production car to feature fuel injection. Other changes included the introduction of a five-speed manual transmission, disc brakes all round, deletion of the front fog lights, and revised indicators and rear lights.Silverstone Auctions are delighted to offer this beautiful and rare 1960 right-hand drive 3500 GT Coupé, chassis number 902, which was delivered new to the official Maserati concessionaire for the United Kingdom, Colin Murray of Fleetwood in Lancashire. Its first proud owner was a Mr R Whitehead in Lancashire who enjoyed it for 8 years before subsequently selling it to an, equally delighted Mr Bolinbroke, who became its custodian in 1968. After spending a brief period abroad, the Maserati returned to the UK in 1979, and since then it has had just four keepers. The last of these, our vendor, purchased the Maserati through knowledgeable dealers, DD Classics in 2015.An official letter from Maserati in 1988 confirms the 3500 GT still wears its beautiful original colour scheme of Grigio over a Red leather interior, the only alteration being the stunning Ruby Red roof which greatly enhances the cars overall appearance. Inside the lovely Red leather piped in Grey remains soft and welcoming and the vibrant Italian Red carpets appear unworn. The dashboard is pure Maserati 1960 and the steering wheel is simply a work of art. Pleasingly, the car retains its cream Bakelite gear lever knob and the early Motorola radio.Accompanying the car is a wonderful history folder that includes photographic documentation of the car's restoration, a large number of invoices detailing works completed over the years and numerous older MoTs, including one that was issued in 1983. Also included within the file are the Maserati 3500 GT's Owner's Hand Books and Operating Manual.Right-hand drive examples are exceptionally scarce, Maserati built just 40 in total, so this is a fantastic opportunity to own a rare piece of automotive history and a car that has clearly been fastidiously maintained throughout its life.The 3500GT enhanced Maserati's reputation and proved the perfect springboard for it to go chasing sales from Ferrari which they consistently achieved with a string of the 3500GT's successors including the Ghibli and the Indy. This is an important car and we welcome any inspection. Click here for more information

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1987 Ford Capri 280 Brooklands

1987 Ford Capri 280 Brooklands

Lot # 624 (Sale Order: 24 of 63)      

The 280 was the Capri's 'swan song' in that distinctive colour of Brooklands GreenOne of only 1,038Featuring a limited-slip differential, full leather Recaro interior and 15-inch,seven-spoke wheelsA remarkable example in fabulous condition and only 6,164 miles from newSupplied with UK V5c, book pack, spare key and original Bill of Sale The Capri 280 was the final, limited edition run of the legendary Ford Coupe which had first appeared back in 1969. Ford originally intended to build only 500 turbo-charged vehicles (by Turbo Technics) complete with gold alloy wheels but a change of production planning meant a name change to Capri 280. These cars featured a limited slip differential, a full leather Recaro interior, and 15-inch, seven-spoke alloy wheels to complement the 2.8 injected V6 engine. Just 1,038 were ever made and all were finished in Brooklands Green, resulting in them, inevitably becoming known as 'Brooklands Capris'. This 280 'Brooklands' was sold to Mr C. Powell by Ford Personal Import Ltd. five months after its date of registration. Chris Powell lovingly garaged the vehicle for most of its life (hence the low mileage of 6,164) and kept the car in pristine condition – which is how it still presents today. In 2013 when Chris Powell sadly passed away, the car was sold to its third registered keeper who recognised the significance of this 280 and also kept the car in a preserved state. The car's condition today is a joy to behold and must be seen to be fully appreciated.The Brooklands Green paintwork is in stunning condition and is the original factory finish, and internally the full grey leather Recaro interior is in excellent condition throughout, retaining its original evocative aroma! The Capri has been kept completely standard and, apart from a new stainless-steel exhaust system and tramp bars, is just as it was when it left the factory.Supplied with its Ford book pack, a UK Vc, spare key, manuals, service records, and the original Bill of Sale, this car has patently lived a cossetted life and must be one of the lowest mileage 280 'Brooklands' in existence today. Click here for more information

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1927 Oldsmobile Model 30 Series E

1927 Oldsmobile Model 30 Series E

Lot # 625 (Sale Order: 25 of 63)      

Fully restored in Australia before being imported to the UK in 2009Series 'E' four-door, four-seat Tourer in right-hand drive with four-wheel brakesStraight-six, 3-litre, 40 horsepower, 'flathead' fed by a single-barrel Carter updraft carburettorSuperbly finished in Teal Blue with Saddle Tan leather and lots of period detailsWith its V5C, a number of spare parts, and instruction manuals. Built in Michigan, assembled in Adelaide, and totally at home in the Cotswolds The Olds Motor Vehicle Co. was founded by Ransom E. Olds in 1897 and in 1908 was absorbed by General Motors before the name was finally phased out in 2004. By the 1920s, Oldsmobile sat solidly in the middle of GM's lineup, less expensive than Buick or Cadillac, but ahead of Pontiac and Chevrolet.New for 1927, the Series E and Series E Deluxe were now fitted with a new one-piece windscreen, four-wheel brakes, and a larger 185ci (3-litre) engine. It could be ordered with a number of body styles including a 2-door Roadster, Coupe, Sport Coupe, Sedan, 4-door Tourer, and a Landau.The Oldsmobile was also imported into Australia from 1901-06 and then again from 1918. From 1923-29, the Holden Motor Body Works of Adelaide in Australia built their own bodies which they mounted on to right-hand drive Oldsmobile chassis imported chassis' from the US. Production resuming in 1934 after the depression. The Series 30 was built there from 1923 to 1927. They were fitted with a straight-six flathead displacing 185 cubic inches. With a 27/8-inch bore fitted with cast-iron pistons and a rather long 43/4-inch stroke, the cast-iron engine is fed by a single-barrel Carter updraft carburettor that allows the small-displacement engine to develop 40 horsepower. This particular, right-hand drive, Oldsmobile Model 30 Series E was one of those chassis shipped new to Australia and bodied there by Holden. It was restored in early 2000 before being imported into the UK by Orchid Cars and first registered here in December 2009. A previous owner who purchased the Oldsmobile in 2012 used it for high-day motoring and a family wedding, and it became well known in the Cotswolds at the time, even being displayed at the Churchill Classic Car Show in 2012. Acquired by the Private Collection in December 2014, the Model 30 has enjoyed regular summer outings and has starred in a couple of family and friend's weddings.Of high quality, the restoration is holding up admirably, the engine running very well in near silence, and the transmission operating comparatively smoothly. The fully restored chassis is in excellent condition as is the Teal Blue and Black bodywork, with good door and bonnet fit, whilst the saddle tan interior is showing very little wear and the rewired electrics (such as they are) function well. This charming Vintage Oldsmobile is offered with V5C registration document and a quantity of spare parts and instruction manuals. This is a wonderful open tourer, presented in excellent condition throughout and ready for rallies with the VSCC or simple enjoyment on sunny days. Click here for more information

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