An Important Auction of Grand Prix, Competition, Touring and Rally Cars

Auction details


NEC, Birmingham, UK

Date 14 Jan 2017
Time 2:00 PM

Thursday 12th January from 9.00am to 6.00pm

Friday 13th January from 9.00am to 6.00pm

On the day of the sale from 9.00am to start of sale

Location NEC, Birmingham, UK
Admission Admission by Catalogue (Admits Two)
Collection Terms Terms & Conditions of Business

Autosport 2017 RESULTS

LOT 101

Circa 1964 Tecno K250 F4

The Bologna based Tecno Team started with two brothers, Gianfranco and Luciano Pederzani. They owned a hydraulic pump factory in Bologna, Italy but their main interests were motor...

LOT 102

1964 Morris Mini Cooper S

Issigonis’ friend John Cooper, owner of the Cooper Car Company and designer and builder of Formula One and rally cars, saw the potential of the Mini for competition....

LOT 103

1990 Mazda MX-5 17,000 miles from new

Launched at the Chicago Motor Show in 1989 as a 970kg lightweight, two seater roadster with near 50/50 weight distribution, the MX-5 has gone on to be one of...

LOT 104

1999 Maserati Quattroporte

The Quattroporte was a four-door, five-seater saloon with a steel unibody construction. The overall layout remained unchanged from the Biturbos from which the car descended: longitudinal front engine,...

LOT 105

1954 FIAT 500C ‘Topolino’ Belvedere Estate Car

Better equipped than many cars twice its size, the FIAT 500 - soon nicknamed ‘Topolino’ (mouse) - brought a degree of refinement hitherto unknown to small cars when...

LOT 106

1952 Alfa Romeo 1900 M ‘Matta’

Mille Miglia Eligible

Photo Credit: Tim Scott - Fluid Images

Despite the obvious, AR does not stand for Alfa Romeo, but rather Autovettura da Ricognizione, or reconnaissance vehicle. Based on...

LOT 107

1989 Mini ‘30’ By Wood & Pickett

25,000 Recorded Miles

By the time the Mini celebrated its 30th anniversary it had already passed the remarkable production milestone of 5 million (achieved in 1986). Based on the Mini Mayfair...

LOT 108

1987 Fergus Ulster 2-Seater Sport

One of Seven special-build cars - Inspired by the Aston Martin Ulster

Only thirty ‘Ulsters’ were built by the factory. They were the most successful of the Aston Martin factory racers with the highest place at Le Mans being 3rd

LOT 109

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...

LOT 110

1995 Aston Martin DB7

18,000 Miles from New

Introduced to the public in 1993, the handsome new DB7 was Aston Martin’s first six cylinder model since production of the DB6 Mk. II ended in 1971. Styled...

LOT 111

1965 Iso Rivolta IR 340

Original unrestored matching numbers example

The Iso Rivolta is a luxurious Coupé introduced in 1962 by Iso Automotoveicoli S.p.A. of Bresso, a suburb of Milan. Company chairman Renzo Rivolta and his colleague, former...

LOT 112

2001 Porsche 996 GT3 Cup Rally

The motorsport department of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, developed a new aerodynamic kit for the 2001-specification of the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. Modifications bring the...

LOT 113

1964 Marcos 1800 GT

Ex Roger Ealand Multi Championship Winning Car - Original Race Car

This remarkable GT Sports car has a wonderful full history file which can be seen at our office – outlined below is just a sample of information on...

LOT 114

1963 Deep Sanderson 301 Coupe – Le Mans Entrant 1963

Chris Lawrence was renowned for building Fomula Junior’s chassis since 1959, for his victory at the Freddy Dixon’s Trophy driving his Morgan, and for his special preparations of...

LOT 115

1989 Porsche 964 C2 RWB Type Spec

The Porsche 964 is the company’s internal name for the Porsche 911 manufactured and sold between 1989 and 1994. Designed by Benjamin Dimson in 1986, it featured significant...

LOT 116

2016 Ford GT40 Evocation

File Images

‘An original GT40 is priceless, but an equally charismatic alternative is the GTD40. The pair are indistinguishable from five paces, let alone 50, so faithful is GTD’s...

LOT 117

1953 Lancia Aurelia B22 Saloon

Mille Miglia Eligible - Ex Giovanni Bracco

The Lancia Aurelia was a car produced by Italian manufacturer Lancia from 1950 to the summer of 1958. It is noted for using the first production V6 engine....

LOT 118

1980 Porsche 924

Richard Hammond BBC Top Gear Screen Featured

The Porsche 924 is a luxury sports car which was produced by Porsche AG of Germany from 1976 to 1988. A two-door, 2+2 coupé, the 924 replaced the...

LOT 119

1962 Morris Mini Special

This Mini was imported from Australia in September 2014. It has a NOVA certifcate so all duties etc are paid. It has only covered running in mileage on...

LOT 120

2003 Porsche 996 Turbo

In 2000, Porsche introduced the 996 Turbo, equipped with four-wheel-drive and a 3.6-litre, twin turbocharged and intercooled flat-six producing 420bhp, making the car capable of 0-60mph in 4.2...

LOT 121

1931 Cadillac Fleetwood Drophead Coupe

The Cadillac Series 355 was manufactured from 1931 to 1935. They were 8-cylinder cars, sold in several models: a 2-door club coupe, a 2-door convertible, 4-door convertible, a...

LOT 122

1959 Alfa Romeo 101 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 finest offerings from...

LOT 123

1967 Lenham Le Mans Coupe

Ex Barrie ‘Whizzo Williams’. Last official conversion to Le Mans Coupe specification by the Lenham Motor Company.

Glassfibre component manufacturer Lenham turned to full-scale body construction towards the late 1950s/early 1960s, favouring the Austin-Healey Sprite as the basis for some pretty Le Mans-style coupes at...

LOT 124

1971 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1300 Super

The Alfa Romeo Giulia (Type 105) is a sports saloon which was produced by from 1962 to 1978. Alfa Romeo was one of the first manufacturers to put...

LOT 125

1962 Austin Healey 3000 Mk II

The enlargement of its C-Series six-cylinder engine to 2,912cc and the adoption of Girling front disc brakes differentiated the new-for-1959 Austin-Healey 3000 from the preceding 100/6. In ‘3000’...

LOT 126

1980 The “ Mini” Volkswagen Camper or “Shorty”

The VW Camper needs no introduction. It set the standard when it comes to obtaining freedom and adventure on the open road and at its core is the...

LOT 127

2004 Ferrari 360 – Only 27,800 miles from new

Ferrari’s most successful model since the 308, the F355 was always going to be a tough act to follow. Its successor needed to be ground breaking and revolutionary;...

LOT 129

1953 Jaguar XK120 Drophead Coupe

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 130

1985 Bentley Continental Cabriolet

Starred in the music video for Elton John’s Cold War hit Nikita Bought and owned by Elton John himself with personalised ‘B20 ELT’ number plates.

It was announced in 1981 by Rolls-Royce that the production of two door fixed head coupes in both Rolls-Royce and Bentley form would cease, with the decision taken...

LOT 131

1974 Ferrari 246 GT Dino.

Original Right Hand Drive. Ferrari Classiche Certification

A compact, aluminium-bodied coupe of striking appearance, the Pininfarina-styled Dino - named after Enzo Ferrari’s late son Alfredino Ferrari and intended as the first of a separate but...

LOT 132

1967 SWB Porsche 912 Outlaw

Porsche manufactured over 32,000 912s between 1965 and 1969 as an entry level model. Nimble with sharp handling, and with a better weight distribution compared with its 6...

LOT 133

1958 Jaguar XK150 3.4 Litre Coupe – Original Right Hand Drive

What would turn out to be the final glorious incarnation of Jaguar’s fabulous ‘XK’ series of sports cars arrived in 1957. As its nomenclature suggests, the XK150 was...

LOT 134

1996 Porsche 993 Cup

993 is the company’s internal name for the version of the Porsche 911 model manufactured and sold between late 1993 and early 1998 (model years 1995-1998 in the...

LOT 135

2008 Melling Wildcat “Prototype”

One family ownership from new.

Al Melling was one of the most prolific automotive engineers in his time, particularly for his involvement in designing the engines for the TVR sports cars. In 1994...

LOT 137

1996 Porsche 993 Targa

The external design of the Porsche 993, penned by Englishman Toni Hatter, retained the basic bodyshell architecture of the 964 and other earlier 911 models, but with revised...

LOT 138

1978 Ford Escort RS2000

The Escort was the car that proved Ford’s rallying pedigree. Escorts in various forms won World Championship events between 1968 and 1981 with Ari Vatanen becoming World Rally...

LOT 139

1973 Porsche 911 2.4 S Targa

Porsche’s long-running 911 arrived in 1964, replacing the 356. The latter’s rear-engined layout was retained, but the 911 switched to unitary construction for the body shell and dropped...

LOT 140

1994 Fiat 16V Turbo

“Unregistered” Only 825 miles from new. Ex Pininfarina Museum.

The Fiat Coupé (type 175, officially titled the Coupé Fiat) was a coupé produced by the Italian manufacturer Fiat between 1993 and 2000. The car was introduced at...

LOT 141

2000 Porsche 996 GT3-R

In 1998 Porsche finally put the air-cooled flat-6 cylinder engine to rest. The last of the air-cooled 911s (993) left Weissach, and the assembly lines in Stuttgart. The...

LOT 142

Ex Works 1998 Honda Accord British Touring Car Championship –

Ex Peter Kox

The 1998 Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship was a prominent BTCC season during the ‘golden era’ of touring car racing in Britain. It was eventually won...

LOT 143

2004 De Tomaso Qvale GTR

The Qvale Automotive Group is one of the oldest and most respected privately owned companies in the USA automotive sector, with over 50 years of experience in manufacturing,...

LOT 144

1976 Jaguar XJ6 4.2 – Litre

Launched to universal acclaim in 1968, the XJ6 refined concepts embodied by previous Jaguar saloons to create a car rivalling the best offered by Mercedes-Benz. The six-cylinder XK...

LOT 145

1960 Facel Vega HK500

The advertising slogan for the Facel Vega HK500 put it in a nutshell: “For the Few Who Own the Finest”. The few included Pablo Picasso, Ringo Starr, Tony...

LOT 146

2009 Ford TSC GT40 Evocation by Tornado

The purposeful mid-engine sports coupe is the finest Anglo-American supercar of the last century, with four straight victories at the Le Mans 24 Hour endurance race between 1966...

LOT 147

1948 Bentley Mk VI in the style of 4 ½ Litre Tourer

W O Bentley proudly debuted the new 3-litre car bearing his name on Stand 126 at the 1919 Olympia Motor Exhibition, the prototype engine having fired up for...

LOT 148

1983 Talbot Samba Group B

The Talbot Samba was a supermini car manufactured by the PSA Group in the former Simca factory in Poissy, France, and marketed under the short-lived modern-day Talbot brand....

LOT 149

1991 Porsche 964 Cabriolet

The Porsche 964 is the company’s internal name for the Porsche 911 manufactured and sold between 1989 and 1994. Designed by Benjamin Dimson in 1986, it featured significant...

LOT 150

1971 Range Rover Suffix A

In late 1963 Rover’s director and general manager, A.B. Smith, asked Bernard Jackman to come and talk about ‘breaks’. Wondering slightly about the spelling, Jackman drove to Solihull,...

LOT 151

1966 Mini Cooper S BMC Competition Department

1 owner for over 30 years

Launched in March 1963, the 1,071cc Mini Cooper S was the ultimate Mini, at its heart a much higher specification engine than the plain Cooper’s unit, and slightly...

LOT 152

2003 Porsche 996 GT3 Cup Rally

The motorsport department of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, developed a new aerodynamic kit for the 2001-specification of the Porsche 911 GT3 Cup. Modifications bring the...

LOT 153

The Pentti Airikkala Works 1979 Vauxhall Chevette HSR Sedan

In 1976, at the instigation of new chairman Bob Price, Vauxhall decided to increase their profile in international rallying. They developed a rally version of the Chevette in...

LOT 154

1984 Porsche 944 Targa

‘Here was a model much more in the Porsche tradition, a 217km/h (135mph) coupé with sparkling acceleration and superlative handling. Some 90,000 were built during a 10-year manufacturing...