Autosport International

The Racing Car Show

Auction details

Date 16 Jan 2016
Time 2.00 PM

Thursday 14th January from 9.00am to 6.00pm

Friday 15th 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 only (admits two to auction)
Collection Terms Terms & Conditions of Business

Autosport International 2016 RESULTS

LOT 301

2000 Mini Cooper

26,650 miles from new

Having devised the iconic original back in the early 1960s, John Cooper sold his own modified Minis under the ‘Mini Cooper’ name from the mid-1980s, before Rover’s acquisition...

LOT 302

1958 Heinkel Trojan

The Heinkel Kabine was a microcar designed by Heinkel Flugzeugwerke and built by them from 1956 to 1958. Production was transferred under license to Dundalk Engineering Company in...

LOT 303

2000 LM 3000 Britcar

Britcar is an Endurance Motor Racing series formed in 1997, as a result of a discussion in a Nurburgring between Willie Moore and James Tucker.  James Tucker...

LOT 304

1968 Lancia Fulvia Coupè Rallye HF 1.3 “Fanalino”

The introduction of the Fulvia saloon in 1963 maintained Lancia’s reputation for innovation in automobile design. Designed by Antonio Fessia, the boxy-styled Appia replacement featured an all-new, narrow-angle,...

LOT 305

1934 MG PA

One owner since 1969

This latest model is a marked improvement in all respects over its forbears, reported The Autocar magazine after road-testing the new P-Type Midget in November 1934. A replacement...

LOT 306

1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 Spider Veloce

Although the 1900 had been its first successful post-war model, it was Alfa Romeo’s next offering, the 1.3-litre Giulietta, which established the small car, big performance’ formula that...

LOT 307

1968 Alfa Romeo GT Junior

One owner from new

The GT 1300 Junior was the entry model to the Alfa Romeo coupe range. It was introduced in 1965 as the replacement for the 101 series Giulia Sprint...

LOT 308

1968 Lancia Fulvia Barchetta F&M Special Evocation

The story of the “F&M” (Fiorio & Maglioli) cars is well known to fans of the Lancia marque, only three cars were built in total, the first two...

LOT 309

1987 Alfa Romeo 75 V6 3000cc Group N

The 75 was introduced in May 1985 to replace the Giulietta (with which it shared many components), and was named to celebrate Alfa’s 75th year of production. The...

LOT 310

1958 Ford Zephyr Mk 2 Historic Competition Car

Ford’s Zephyr Mk.2 was introduced in 1956. Longer, wider and more powerful than its predecessor, these Mk.2s were full six-seaters and even more flamboyantly styled. They were objects...

LOT 311

1980 Formula Abarth Single-Seater

This example is the last Abarth car to be produced during the long and productive life of company founder and long-time principal, Carlo Abarth.  Carlo Abarth informed...

LOT 312

1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint 1600

In 1954 came Alfa’s second new postwar design, the Giulietta. Powered by a light alloy dohc four of 1,290 cc, it came as a unibody 2+2 coupe by...

LOT 313

1959 Bianchina Transformabile

The 1960 Geneva show saw the debut of what was arguably the prettiest of all the models, the Bianchina Special Convertible. It was a little luxury car, with...

LOT 314

1966 Lotus Super Seven

The Lotus Seven is a small, simple, lightweight two-seater open-top sports car produced by Lotus Cars (initially called Lotus Engineering) between 1957 and 1972.

It was designed by...

LOT 315A

1972 Fiat 500L

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, a full-length...

LOT 315

1974 Aston Martin V8 Series III

37,182 Miles and 2 owners from new, with the current vendors for 36 years

Although always intended to house the new Tadek Marek-designed V8, the DBS first appeared with the 4.0-litre six of the concurrently produced DB6. Styled in-house by Bill Towns,...

LOT 316

1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GT

This classic and nowadays much sought-after Ferrari was named after Enzo Ferrari’s son Alfredino, who died in 1956, aged 24. Enzo Ferrari credits his son with the inspiration...

LOT 317

1998 Lamborghini Diablo SV 5.7

File Image

In June 1985, financed by the Swiss-based Mimram brothers, Lamborghini began the development of what was codenamed “Project 132” as the replacement of the Gandini styled...

LOT 318

1967 Ginetta G12 Sports Prototype

For those would-be historic racers who have a desire to race in the glamorous arena of historic Sports Prototypes, this Ginetta G12 holds the door wide open in...

LOT 319

1968 Porsche 912

Put into production in July 1964, the 911 presaged the end of 356-production. It was July 1965 before the 911 made it to the US, and customers immediately...

LOT 320

1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL

The SLs of this era (the 107 chassis) really established themselves as an icon of quality and success in on the Continent as well as the Americas. Unlike...

LOT 321

1982 Ex Works Vauxhall Chevette HSR DTV

Driven by Russell Brookes

We are delighted to offer this rare piece of rally history, the Vauxhall Chevette HSR DTV works rally car, XEG 550X, driven by Englishman Russell Brookes who said...

LOT 322

1972 Porsche Karmann 914

41,000 miles from new

The Porsche 914 was introduced in September of 1969 as a collaborative effort between Porsche and Volkswagen to produce a sporty car. The car they came up with...

LOT 323

1958 Aston DB2/4 Mark III

only 2 owners in 29 years

The landmark DB2, considered the first “true” postwar Aston Martin, was introduced in May 1950. The ultimate and most highly refined variant, the DB Mark III, debuted in...

LOT 324

1960 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

Alongside its hyper-expensive race-bred sports car – the 300 SL – Mercedes-Benz offered the less exotic but no less refined 190 SL. Announced in 1954 and based on...

LOT 325

1959 Elva MK III Sports Racer 1500cc Climax

It was after racing a CSM-Ford Special and a Lotus 6, that Sussex garage owner Frank Nichols decided to build his own sports racing car. He chose the...

LOT 326

2000 BMW Z8

17,000 miles from new.

That this new car, the Z8, is scorchingly fast comes as no surprise. It employs the potent 400-hp M5 powertrain, which endows the M5 sedan with the acceleration...

LOT 327

1969 Chevrolet Pro Touring RS Camero

£100,000 restoration

The first-generation Chevrolet Camaro appeared in dealerships on 29th September 1966, for the 1967 model year on a brand new rear-wheel drive GM F-body platform and would be...

LOT 328

1960 Moto Guzzi Galletto 192cc

Moto Guzzi’s Galletto (cockerel) offered scooter-type weather protection and comfort allied to the superior handling qualities of a true motorcycle. For the engine Guzzi kept with tradition, specifying...

LOT 329

1953 Moto Guzzi Motoleggera “Guzzino” 65

The new Guzzi appeared as a very simple model, both mechanically and by lead: the commands are few and all at hand, although in some cases antiquated (as...

LOT 329A

1962 Moto Morini Corsaro

Moto Morini is an Italian maker of motorcycles. It was founded by Alfonso Morini in Bologna, in 1937.

Earlier, Morini had also manufactured motorcycles together with Mario Mazzetti under the...

LOT 330

1965 Lotus Type 26 Elan S2

965, 1966 Bahama Speed Week Winning Car (Current FIA Appendix “K” Papers and Historical Technical Passport)

The Bahamas Speed Week was a sports car race held in Nassau, Bahamas from 1954 to 1966. Winners of the race included Stirling Moss, Dan Gurney, Innes Ireland,...

LOT 331

1958 Mercedes-Benz 220S ‘PONTON’

Star of Goodwood Revival meetings since 2008

Rarely in the historic racing arena does such an opportunity such as this come along; an opportunity to invest in one of the longest associations with a world-class...

LOT 332

1989 Lotus Esprit

In 1987 a new version of the Lotus Esprit was unveiled, designed by Peter Stevens who later went on to design the McLaren F1.

With its revolutionary new...

LOT 333

2004 MG SV

One of the many unfortunate consequences of the MG-Rover Group’s demise was the curtailment of an ambitious competitions programme that had re-established the famous MG marque as a...

LOT 334

1969 Lancia Fulvia Sport Zagato 1.3 S

The Lancia Fulvia Sport Zagato was another collaboration with the legendary styling house. It was slightly more acceptable looking than the outlandish Zagato-bodied Sport Flavia, but the aluminium...

LOT 335

The Richard Hammond BBC Top Gear Screen Featured 1980 Porsche 924

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 336

1960 Lotus 18 Formula Junior

Tyrell/Surtees/Taylor - British Empire Trophy Winner, Goodwood Revival Entrant

Cooper may have introduced the mid-engined layout to post-war motor racing, but the Lotus 18 was the car which proved once and for all that a mid-engined car...

LOT 337

1954 Jaguar C-Type All Aluminium Evocation

From the Private Collection Of Prince Leopold of Bavaria - FIA Papers

The C-Type was successful in racing, most notably at the Le Mans 24 hours race, which it won twice; the war won in 1951, its first attempt. The...

LOT 338

1964 Mercedes-Benz 300SE ‘FINTAIL’

17 consecutive race seasons in the same ownership

Rarely in the historic racing arena does such an opportunity such as this come along; an opportunity to invest in one of the longest associations with a world-class...

LOT 339

1967 Porsche 911 Carrera RS Evocation

With original Porsche 2.7 RS Lightweights reaching astronomical figures, it is hardly surprising that Porsche owners are looking at replicas based on the ethos of this legendary Porsche...

LOT 340

1961 Morgan +4 Super Sport

Introduced at the 1950 Motor Show, the Morgan Plus 4 was designed as a more powerful sibling for the 4/4 model. Powered by the robust Standard-Triumph 4 cylinder...

LOT 341

1988 Ferrari 328/196SP Evocation

Commissioned by the famous musician Chris Rea

The Ferrari 196/246 SP was produced from 1961 through 1963 with less than ten examples being created. The design was very untraditional for Enzo Ferrari, and against his...

LOT 342

1977 Works Group 4 Ford Escort MK 2

Ex Waldegard. Ex Monte Carlo rally.

It was the Escort that really put Ford on the rallying map, proving capable of winning World Championship events from 1968, when the Twin Cam model was the...

LOT 343

2009 EFM Reverse Hammerhead Trike

0-100 MPH in 5 seconds!

Built as an advertising project for EFM ( USA) auto-clutch volume manufacturers,  this incredible trike is powered by two Yamaha Vmax engines- each 1200 CC, it can...

LOT 344

1970 BMW 2002 TI Group 2 Touring Car

Throughout its history, BMW cars and motorcycles have been successful in a range of motorsport activities. Before World War II BMW motorcycles dominated the Isle of Man TT...

LOT 345

1988 Maserati Bi Turbo 222E Works British Touring Car

One owner from New. One of five works built and supported cars

“One of the greatest names in the history of motor racing  was to be seen on major race circuits after a period of 25 years, when a...

LOT 346

1954 Jaguar XK120 Roadster

With full FIA HTP papers

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 347

1979 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC

The Mercedes-Benz R107 and C107  were produced by Mercedes-Benz from 1971 through 1989, being the second longest single series ever produced by the automaker, after the G-Class....

LOT 348

1969 Jaguar E-Type Series 2 Roadster

The first significant upgrade of Jaguar’s sensational E-Type sports car took shape in October 1964 with the launch of the 4.2-litre version. Along with the bigger, torquier engine...

LOT 349

1985 MG Metro 6R4

Original Rothmans Team Car

Created for the short lived Group B race category, the 4WD mid engined MG 6R4 (6-cylinder, rally car, four-wheel-drive) Metro of 1984 was a world away from the...

LOT 350

2002 Porsche 996 GT3

CUP Silverstone and Indianapolis Winning car, 4th in the Championship

The Porsche 996 platform was used as the basis for two lightweight GT variants called GT2 and GT3. The GT3 was based on the standard 996 Carrera, but...

LOT 351

2002 Ferrari 456 M GTA

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 352

Porsche 964 Turbo 3.6

With X88 power upgrade

When Porsche first introduced their 964 Turbo in 1990, they had yet to develop a turbocharged version of the 3.6 litre M64 engine and were forced to build...

LOT 353

1986 Ferrari 412i

Produced between 1985 and 1989, the Ferrari 412 was the final glorious flowering of the ‘400’ series of luxurious four-seaters that had commenced with the introduction of the...

LOT 354

1991 Maserati Shamal

Built between 1989 and 1996, the V8-powered Shamal supercar was the ultimate expression of Maserati’s long-running Biturbo family. Maserati’s mainstream model throughout the 1980s, and the first series-production...

LOT 355

1993 Ex Works Ford Escort Cosworth

Whilst Ford’s Rallying history can be traced back to before the Escort, 1968 is the important year as far as the blue oval rally fans are concerned, as...

LOT 356

1965 Lamborghini 1R

We all think of Lamborghinis as beautiful, sexy sports cars from the Miura and Countach and to the  current range of supercars like the Murcielago, Gallardo and...

LOT 357

1980 Ford GT40 L One-Off Continuation Car

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 358

1975 Lancia Fulvia 1.3

The Lancia Fulvia does not need much introduction for those interested in motorsport. Also known as the Tipo 818 it was Lancia´s competition car of choice during the...

LOT 359

1997 Mini Cooper

Formerly the Property of the Duke of Westminster

Having devised the iconic original back in the early 1960s, John Cooper sold his own modified Minis under the Mini Cooper name from the mid-1980s, before Rover’s acquisition...

LOT 360

1970 Lancia Fulvia Coupè Rallye S 1.3

The introduction of the Fulvia saloon in 1963 maintained Lancia’s reputation for innovation in automobile design. Designed by Antonio Fessia, the boxy-styled Appia replacement featured an all-new, narrow-angle,...

LOT 361

2000 Reynard ISSC race car – eligible for BOSS race series

Built for the ISSC series, the Reynard-Chrysler was a unique concept in motor-racing intended to take young drivers from the various two-litre single-seater formulae and prepare them for...

LOT 362

2014 Lotus Elise Cup R

The Lotus Motorsport Car Number 001

This stunning one owner Lotus Elise Cup R is the very first car produced, Chassis Number 001, and was bought directly by its only owner from the Lotus...

LOT 363

1982 F3 March 813/4 and 101/2

Marlboro Alfa Romeo “Euroracing” TWICE EUROPEAN CHAMPION (1981 and 1982)

This Euroracing 101, chassis 2, is the only car to have won the European Formula 3 championship twice. Originally built as a March 813, chassis 4, it was...