We’re delighted to announce that once again the auction was hosted by the highly respected team from Silverstone Auctions, with their two-day sale taking place on the 12th and 13th November, taking place in Hall 2. Over 120 classic and modern sports cars and several historic motorcycles spanning some 89 years, as well as automobilia and luxury watches, were available for you to take home. Silverstone Auctions pride themselves on bringing together ‘best of breed’ cars to auction and we hope you agree that the vehicles on offer did this justice.
You can view the full lot list here.
Star cars included the Jewels in the Crown Collection, a significant private collection of 12 motorcars, formerly owned by British and world royalty, politicians and celebrities. Other headline cars on offer included the ultimate 80s icon, a beautifully restored 1981 Lamborghini Countach LP400 S, estimated at between £350,000 and £400,000.
If your budget was more modest you could've been the proud new owner of an exceptionally rare 1991 Ford Fiesta RS Turbo. With just 12,000 miles from new and in outstanding original condition, it was estimated at £15,000 to £20,000.
A 1958 Lotus Elite Series I, which was bought new by jazz legend Chris Barber, and recently restored by show favourite Ant Anstead for Channel 4’s For the Love of Cars, was estimated at between £75,000 and £100,000. You could have even helped support a good cause and taken home a restored 1969 Morris Mini Super Deluxe, known as ‘Margo’.100 per cent of the £12,938 sale proceeds of the car went to Prostate Cancer UK.
For more information please speak to the team at Silverstone Auctions either by clicking here or by telephone on the following numbers:
Silverstone Auctions (main number):
+44 (0)1926 691 141 or call one of the specialists directly on the numbers below:
Guy Lees-Milne (General Manager / Classic Car Specialist)
Tel: +44 (0) 7773 776 414
Will Smith (Sales Manager / Classic Car Specialist)
Tel: +44 (0) 7809 430 111
Harry Whale (Operations Manager & Classic Car Consignor)
Tel: +44 (0) 7919 887 374
Lionel Abbott (Market Research)
Tel: +44 (0) 7831 574 381
Jonny Shears (Photographer & Classic Car Specialist)
Tel: +44 (0) 7855 241 647
Adam Rutter (Classic Car Specialist)
Tel: +44 (0) 1926 691 141