The Spirit of Motoring, Ascot

Auction Details

Address

Ascot Racecourse
Ascot
Berkshire,
SL5 7JX

Date 08 Oct 2016
Time 3PM
Viewing

Friday 7th October: 12:00PM – 6:00PM
Saturday 8th October: 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Location Ascot Racecourse, Ascot, UK
Admission Admission by Catalogue (Admits two)

RESULTS NOW PUBLISHED

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An Important Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles

 

The Spirit of Motoring, Ascot 2016 RESULTS

1987 Maserati Bi Turbo 250 Coupe

£2,230

The all-steel unitary chassis/body was styled in-house and built by Innocenti, part of the De Tomaso empire like Maserati. ZF five-speed manual and three-speed automatic were the two transmission options, while a limited-slip differential came as standard. Produced...

1954 Sunbeam Alpine

Official Works Demonstrator and Journalist Car

£50,175

In late 1952 the Rootes Group decided to create a sports design and development team within its subsidiary Sunbeam. It was using an idea from George Hartwell a Bournemouth Rootes dealer and rally preparation expert to create an open...

1974 Fiat 130 Coupé

Coachwork by Pininfarina

£12,822

One of two large coupés styled by Pininfarina in the 1970s, the other being the Rolls-Royce Camargue, the FIAT 130 Coupé was arguably the more successful design. Based on the 130 saloon that had appeared two years previously,...

1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SL

Rare Original Right Hand Drive

£55,560

The Mercedes-Benz W113 roadsters, designed by Paul Bracq, were produced from 1963 through to 1971. They were known as the ‘pagoda roof’ SL. All models boast an inline six-cylinder engine with multi-port fuel injection using a mechanical pump...

1978 Bentley T2

Former property of Mr. Chris Evans

£13,937

Outwardly distinguishable from the Silver Shadow only by virtue of its different radiator and winged ‘B’ mascot, the T-Series Bentley was introduced alongside its Rolls-Royce sibling in 1965. Mechanically identical, the duo represented a complete break with tradition,...

1973 Datsun 240z V8

£10,620

Launched in 1969, the Datsun 240Z was destined to become the best-selling sports car of the ‘70s. What the badge lacked in romance and cachet, the 240Z more than made up for with its well-balanced muscular lines, penned...

1937 Fiat Topolino

£17,500

If they dished out Oscars for cuteness, the adorable Topolino would surely be head of the queue. A masterpiece of minimalist engineering, it was the brainchild of Fiat boss Senator Giovanni Agnelli who, in 1934, envisaged a small...