The Spirit of Motoring, Ascot

Auction Details


Ascot Racecourse

Date 08 Oct 2016
Time 3PM

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)
Collection Terms Terms & Conditions of Business


An Important Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles


The Spirit of Motoring, Ascot 2016 RESULTS

1983 Porsche 911 SC


In 1978, Porsche introduced the new version of the 911, called the ‘911SC’. Porsche reintroduced the SC designation for the first time since the 356SC (as distinguished from the race engined 356 Carrera). There was no Carrera version...

1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SL


In the Spring of 1963, Mercedes-Benz debuted an all-new roadster to replace the 190SL and 300SL- The 230SL. The 230SL ‘Pagoda’ was a stunning Paul Bracq designed two-seat convertible that followed Mercedes’ new design language, featuring crisp lines...

1981 Ferrari 308 GTSi

Coachwork by Scaglietti - Design by Pininfarina - Full Ferrari Service History from new


Ferrari’s line of highly successful V8-engined road cars began with the 308 GT4 of 1973. Badged as a ‘Di-no’, the all-new 308 GT4 2+2 superseded the preceding Dino V6. The newcomer’s wedge-shaped styling - by Bertone rather than...

1987 Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500

Number 263 of 500 and only 37,000 miles from new


Although it offered more than enough performance for most customers, the road version was not considered adequate for racing so a batch of 500 was set aside for the construction of an even more powerful ‘homologation special’: the...

1964 Jaguar S Type


The Jaguar S Type was a technically more sophisticated development of the Jaguar Mark 2, offering buyers a more luxurious alternative to the Mark 2 but without the size and expense of the Mark X. The S-Type sold...

1975 Range Rover


The Range Rover was greeted enthusiastically by both press and public on its arrival in 1970, offering comfortable cruising at  90mph and a greater off-road capability than most of its customers would ever need. The fact that...