Techno Classica

An Important Auction of British & Continental Sports & Touring Motor Cars - watch it live on www.coys.tv

Auction details


Gruga Hall
Norbertstraße 2, 45131
Essen, Germany

Date 09 Apr 2016
Time 12:00pm

Wednesday 6th April from 2.00pm to 8.00pm
Thursday 7th April from 9.00am to 6.00pm
Friday 8th April from 9.00am to 7.00pm
Saturday 9th April from 09.00am

Location Essen, Germany
Admission Admission by Catalogue (Admits Two)
Collection Terms Terms & Conditions of Business

Techno Classica 2016 RESULTS

LOT 101

1959 Lancia Appia Giardinetta Riva ‘Martini’

Carrozzeria Riva, or Mario Riva & Sons, started in 1949 in Carzaniga Merate, Como. The range of work undertaken was eclectic, ranging from boats to buses to hearses,...

LOT 101A

1953 Moto Morini 175GT

Founded in 1937, Alfonso Morini’s company built two-stroke lightweights at first before developing a range of fast four-stroke roadsters during the 1950s, the first of which appeared at the...

LOT 102

1967 Jaguar Mark II 3.4 Automatic

Although the Mk I was a great success, selling four times as many as the larger Jaguar saloons, Jaguar boss William Lyons was not content. He knew it...

LOT 103

1939 Fiat 1100 508C Convertible

The Fiat 1100 was a small family car produced from 1937 to 1953 by the Italian car manufacturer Fiat, as a replacement for the Fiat 508 Balilla. Under...

LOT 104

1980 Citroën Méhari

Taking its name from a type of Camel known for its speed, the Méhari was launched at the Paris Auto Show in October 1968 and would remain in...

LOT 105

1961 Vespa 400 Microcar

This lovely Vespa 400 was first registered in France on the 10th March 1961 by Mon. Faget Aime of Montagnac. The car was recently repainted and it is...

LOT 106

1968 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Roadster

In March 1963 the new generation of SL sports cars was launched with the debut of the 230 SL at the Geneva Show. This revolutionary new model replaced...

LOT 107

1974 Porsche 911S Targa

After 1973, it was decided that the 2.4 litre wasn’t really fast enough for the 911, with the impending American emissions standards threatening to slow the model down...

LOT 108

1961 MG A Mk II Coupe – one of 600 produced

This late November 1961 MK II Coupe is a rare example indeed. In total over 10,000 coupes were built of all variants- but of this version there were...

LOT 109

1982 Toyota BJ40 L-VKC Trooper

The Toyota J40 is the model designation for a Toyota Land Cruiser 40 series made from 1960 until 1984. Most 40 series Land Cruisers were built as 2-door...

LOT 110

1969 Jaguar E-Type Fixedhead Coupe Series II

The legendary Jaguar E-Type needs no introduction and this very nice 2+2 Coupe is no exception. As with so many other E-Types, it was exported when new to the...

LOT 111

1975 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 Targa 25th Anniversary

Late in 1974 Porsche started building a special 911 model to mark the company’s 25th anniversary. Only 400 2.7 Targa 25th Anniversary models were built, and all were...

LOT 112

1992 Ferrari 512 TR

Ferrari’s flagship model, the Testarossa, revived a famous name from the Italian company’s past when it arrived in 1984. The ‘next generation’ Berlinetta Boxer retained its predecessor’s mid-mounted...

LOT 113

1975 BMW 3.0 CS Coupe

With BMW looking to push the marque further upmarket, the combination of their bahn-storming six cylinder engine and a pretty but underpowered Coupé in its portfolio, it was...

LOT 114

1966 Maserati Quattroporte, ex Karim Aga Khan

The Maserati Quattroporte in this sale is chassis number AM107*1026*. As confirmed in a letter from Maserati, this car was built on the 22nd July 1966, delivered to...

LOT 115

1986 BMW M5

One owner for 29 years

The M5 made its debut at Amsterdam Motor Show in February 1984. It perfectly offered the need for a larger car to carry the family with a full...

LOT 116

1968 Ford Mustang Coupe- 70,000 Euro restoration

‘The Mustang can be tailored to be anything from a gentle in-town ladies’ car to an impressive 130mph highway performer. Undoubtedly its almost infinitely variable personality is one...

LOT 117

1937 Fiat 6C

The FIAT 1500 was an all-new design first shown to the public at the Milan Motor Show in November 1935. Automotive engineers had begun to pay greater attention...

LOT 118

1986 Ferrari 328 GTS

Debuted at the 1985 Frankfurt Auto Show, the Ferrari 328 was the second model in Ferrari’s long and popular line of mid-engine V8 sports cars, continuing through the...

LOT 119

1992 Ferrari Testarossa

Ferrari’s flagship model, the Testarossa supercar revived a famous name from the Italian company’s past when it arrived in 1984. A ‘next generation’ Berlinetta Boxer, the Testarossa retained...

LOT 120

1985 Ferrari 308 GTS

October 1975 saw the debut of the most successful shape ever to wear the Cavallino Rampante emblem. Over 20,000 examples of all engine types and sizes were produced...

LOT 121

1970 Fiat Abarth 695 SS

Originally registered in the Trento region of Italy, this beautiful example of a 695SS was fully restored in 1997 by Flavio Lona Carrozzeria in Trento. It was a...

LOT 122

1957 Jaguar XK140 Roadster

This is an extra special Jaguar XK140, not least because it is very well known amongst the European historic rallying fraternity. Over the last 25 years it has...

LOT 123

1971 Lancia Fulvia Sport Zagato 1.3

The Lancia Fulvia Sport Zagato was another collaboration with the legendary Milanese styling house. It was slightly less outrageous in appearance than the outlandish Zagato-bodied Sport Flavia, but...

LOT 124

1934 Lancia Augusta

The Lancia Augusta was a small passenger car produced between 1933 and 1936. It was first revealed to the public at the Paris Motor Show on 5th October...

LOT 125

1978 BMW M1- BMW works car

The first M1 to be road registered.

The BMW M1’s existence originates from the need for a production based car for a proposed Group 5 ‘Silhouette Formula’ to compete in the World Sports Car Championship....

LOT 126

1954 Austin Healey BN1-

Winner of the Carrera Pan-Americana. FIA papers

Timing is everything and it’s something that British motor industry veteran Donald Healey knew a bit about. This was a man who had won the Monte Carlo Rally...

LOT 127

1965 Mercedes 220SE Coupe

Only 4,600 miles from new

The Mercedes-Benz W111 was a chassis code given to a range of Mercedes vehicles produced between 1959 and 1971, including 4-door sedans (1959-1968) and 2-door coupes and cabriolets...

LOT 128

1984 Porsche 911/930 Turbo S (Flatnose)

This matching numbers 3.3-litre Porsche 930 is one of only 948 European flatnose examples. Built at the Rössle Bau plant away from the main Porsche production line, these...

LOT 129

1967 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Series 2

Following in the footsteps of the 330 America in terms of its drivetrain, the 330 GT 2+2 featured a four-liter V-12 engine, which was mated to the existing...

LOT 130

1929 Lancia Lambda 8th Series Torpedo Type 223 evocation carrosserie by Casaro

Only a handful of Lambdas were used in competition, starting from the second half of the Twenties. These cars were distinguished in their displacement class (the class “3-litre)...

LOT 131

1961 Jaguar Mark II 3.4 – Manual/Overdrive

Jaguar saloons led the field in production and touring car races during much of the 60s. Not surprisingly the quickest and most successful private entries came from John...

LOT 132

1986 Lancia Delta S4 Stradale

The Lancia Delta S4 is a Group B rally car from the Italian car company Lancia. The Delta S4 competed in the World Rally Championship in 1985 and...

LOT 133

1939 Lancia Aprilia

Ex San Marino Museum

This Lancia Aprilia is finished with wonderful blue paintwork and it was on display in the San Marino Museum for a long time until its closure. It then...

LOT 134

1965 Mercedes-Benz 220 SE Coupé

This Mercedes 220 SE is a manual example, finished in white with a blue sunroof. It is presented in good general condition, while the interior is in the...

LOT 135

1996 Porsche 993 RS Coupe

Perhaps the fastest normally aspirated Porsche 911 produced by the factory to date is the 1996 Carrera RS 3.8, and it is indeed a wolf in wolf’s clothing....

LOT 136

1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 SS  

Having been exported to Alfa Romeo Newark USA on 26 March 1965, this mint and most likely matching numbers Alfa SS – bearing one of the last built engines of 1964 as...

LOT 137

1997 Ferrari 550 Maranello

With the introduction of the 550 Maranello in 1997, Ferrari returned to its tradition of building front-engined V12 sports cars, resurrecting a line that had remained dormant since...

LOT 138

1964 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint

With the introduction of the Bertone-styled Giulietta Sprint in 1954, Alfa Romeo established the ‘small car, big performance’ formula that would characterise the Milanese marque’s offerings from then...

LOT 139

1962 Mini Morris 850 Cooper conversion

This Mini Morris 850 of the 1962 has the engine updated with a Cooper conversion and wonderful seats. Finished in green with a white roof, this is one...

LOT 140

1970 Porsche 911T 2.2 Targa

‘The 911 is the best Porsche ever – all the vices of the old suspension have been eliminated and the modern offbeat styling should have a much broader...

LOT 141

1936 Mercedes-Benz 230B Cabriolet

For fairly obvious reasons, few Mercedes-Benz cars reached Britain in the late 1930s which was Britain’s loss because, then as now, the company made superb, technically advanced motor...

LOT 142

1977 BMW 2002 Turbo

Produced for the 1973/74 season only, the legendary BMW 2002 Turbo was Europe’s first turbocharged production car. Demands for increased power for its medium-sized saloon had prompted BMW...

LOT 143

1964 Porsche 356C Karmann Coupe

Introduced in 1948, the Porsche Type 356 is acknowledged to be one of the world’s greatest sports cars. Over a 15-year production run, the handsome and durable 356...

LOT 144

1952 Mercedes-Benz 300 Adenauer   

This Mercedes Benz 300 Limousine, widely known and affectionately nicknamed after Germany’s first chancellor Konrad Adenauer, who used the model as his official government car, comes to us...

LOT 146

1959 Facel Vega Excellence – One Owner From New

In its relatively short life, the French firm of Facel Véga produced approximately 2,900 cars, all of which were stylish, luxurious and fast. At the very pinnacle of...

LOT 147

1987 Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattrovalvole

Few would deny that Lamborghini’s Countach is the quintessential supercar. It was built by a talented and passionate team of designers and engineers with the purpose of being...

LOT 148

1952 Grosser Werkmeister

FIA, FIVA and German historic papers

The Grosser Werkmeister is a one-off racing car constructed and built by Georg Werkmeister of Dingelstädt in the German Democratic Republic. With assistance from ex Auto Union aerodynamic...

LOT 149

1961 Maserati Ghibli SS

Maserati needs no introduction. Already a legendary racing marque before the war, the company turned to the limited production of sports cars for the road in  the...

LOT 150

1960 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

Launched at the 1955 Frankfurt Show, the attractive 190SL roadster looked very similar to the 300SL, but thanks to more modest underpinnings it cost a great deal less....

LOT 151

1949 Simca-Deho 8 Modificata

First presented at the Paris Motor Show in October 1937, the Simca 8 was a family car sold in France from 1937 to 1951. Having gone on sale...

LOT 152

1974 Alfa Romeo Giulia Super 1.3

The Alfa Romeo Giulia (Type 105) was a sports saloon produced from 1962 to 1978. Weighing about 1,000kgs, the Giulia was powered by a light-alloy DOHC 4-cylinder engine...

LOT 153

1969 Ford Mustang 428 Super Cobra Jet Mach 1

The Ford Mustang was successfully introduced in April 1964 as the sporty “Pony car” to attract younger buyers into Ford products. After a few years of development, Ford...

LOT 154

1974 De Tomaso Pantera

This is a superb example of a low-mileage, matching-numbers and accident-free Pantera that has had just one owner in the US and one owner in Germany. Originally ordered...

LOT 155

1955 DKW F91 Cabrio 2-seater by Karmann

Of the 432 DKW F91s originally built, this car is one of about 20 known examples still in existence worldwide, and it comes with an almost complete history....

LOT 156

1975 Porsche 914-4

Porsche’s strong historical links with Volkswagen were re-affirmed in 1969 with the launch of the Porsche-designed 914, a mid-engined, Targa-top sports car to be assembled by Karmann of...

LOT 157

1958 Jaguar XK150 3.4 S Roadster

The XK150 was available at first only in fixed and drophead coupé forms; the open roadster version didn’t appear until the following year. At 190bhp, the engine’s maximum...

LOT 158

1972 BMW 3.0 CSL

Homologated initially with a fractionally over-bored (3,003cc) engine (enabling it to compete in the over 3-litre class) the 3.0 CSL came with 206bhp for road use and well...

LOT 159

1957 Chevrolet Corvette C1

This matching numbers example was first registered in 1957, with the optional 283ci engine, also options 101 (heater), 102 (AM radio), 209 (white-wall tyres), 303 (manual transmission), and...

LOT 160

1994 Alfa Romeo 155 D2 Super Turismo

The Alfa Romeo prepared for 1995 a virtually new to the DTM, advanced electronic technology loaded vehicle (as a sophisticated ABS system with laser sensor in the underbody)....

LOT 161

1968 Porsche 911T 2.0-litre SWB Karmann Coupé

The Porsche 911 first appeared at the 1963 Frankfurt Show as the ‘901’, but shortly after production commenced in 1964 it had become the ‘911’ following Peugeot’s complaints...

LOT 162

1996 Ferrari 456 GT

For the 456, Pininfarina worked its magic once more to create a subtly beautiful curvaceous body contrasting with the hard edges of its predecessor. Although bereft of extraneous...

LOT 163

1953 Lancia Appia 1st series

Ex San Marino Museum

The success of this first series Appia - built in just 20,025 copies - is not exceptional: the Fiat 1100-103 is a really strong competitor and, in 1955,...

LOT 164

1965 Lotus Cortina

Ford were looking to race the MkI Cortina in the Group 2 category, for which 1,000 `homologation specials’ would be required. The obvious powerplant was the twin-cam version...

LOT 165

1954 Jaguar XK 120 – same ownership for 25 years

It was at the 1948 London Motor Show that Jaguar virtually threw the sports car world into turmoil with its stunning XK120. Here was a car with incredible...

LOT 166

2007 Lamborghini Murcielago LP640 Roadster

As the first all-new Lamborghini built under the tutelage of parent company Audi, the Murciélago was a huge step forward for the then-fledgling Italian supercar manufacturer. Finally able...

LOT 167

1934 Alfa Romeo 8C Monza Evocation

In 1924, Vittorio Jano created his first straight-eight-cylinder engine for Alfa Romeo, the 1987 cc P2, with common crankcase and four plated-steel two-cylinder blocks, which won the first World...

LOT 168

1974 Jaguar E-Type Series III Roadster

One consequence of the E-Type’s long process of development had been a gradual increase in weight, but a good measure of the concomitant loss of performance was restored...

LOT 168A

c.1962 Lancia Flaminia Touring 2.5 GT Convertible

At the 1957 Geneva Motor Show the replacement for the legendary and highly successful Lancia Aurelia was revealed. Named the Flaminia, after a famous Roman road (just as the...

LOT 169

1972 Triumph Stag Roadster V8 Michelotti, ex San Marino Museum

Based on a Triumph 2000 Mk.1 saloon, the Stag project started out in 1965 as a show car built by Michelotti of Turin, then Triumph’s regular stylist. Triumph’s...

LOT 170

1936  BMW 328 Roadster        

The 328 was introduced in 1936, and was immediately noted for the semi streamlined bodywork, which was years ahead if its time, the Jaguar XK 120 of 1948...

LOT 170

1936  BMW 328 Roadster         Copy

The 328 was introduced in 1936, and was immediately noted for the semi streamlined bodywork, which was years ahead if its time, the Jaguar XK 120 of 1948...

LOT 171

1989 Ferrari Testarossa – Two owners from new

Ferrari’s flagship model, the Testarossa supercar, revived a famous name from the Italian company’s past when it arrived in 1984. A next generation Berlinetta Boxer, the Testarossa retained...

LOT 172

1929 Lincoln L Town Sedan V8

For 1929 the Model L engine gained rubber engine mounts with increased engine oil pressure, while evolutionary changes were made to the exterior design with a new, higher,...

LOT 173

1961 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint

The Alfa, in a few words then, is a small car with a rev-happy dohc engine that can carry two people from point A to point B over...

LOT 174

1979 Fiat 124 Sport Spider

Presented in good condition in all respects, this very attractive Spider benefitted from restoration approximately 10 years ago, and still presents well. The 124 looks lovely in the...

LOT 175

1972 Fiat 500

The replacement for Fiat’s much-loved 500 ‘Topolino’, the Nuova 500, debuted in 1957. A radical departure from its predecessor’s essentially pre-war design, Fiat’s new baby featured unitary construction,...

LOT 176

1959 Alfa Romeo Touring Spider

One Owner From New

The Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider was launched in 1958 using practically the same engine and running gear as the far more ubiquitous Alfa Romeo Berlina Coupe, but with...

LOT 177

1956 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

In 1954 Mercedes-Benz had introduced the 300SL sports car, a ‘Gullwing’ coupé inspired by the German manufacturer’s highly successful 300 Super Leicht series of sports-racers that had spearheaded...

LOT 178

1997 Ferrari F355 Spider

The heart of the F355 was its phenomenal 3.5-litre V8 engine. Equipped with four overhead camshafts and five valves per cylinder - a layout borrowed from Ferrari’s Formula...