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Blenheim Palace

An important auction of Historic Collectors Motor Cars, including the Jaguar Legend Collection

Auction details

Address

Blenheim Palace
Woodstock, Oxfordshire
OX20 1PP

Date 02 Jul 2016
Time 1:00 PM
Viewing

Friday 1st July from 12.00am to 6.00pm

On the day of the sale from 10.00am to start of sale

Location Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, UK
Admission Admission by Catalogue (Admits Two)
Collection Terms Terms & Conditions of Business

Blenheim Palace 2016 RESULTS

LOT 116
£46,500

Alfa Romeo TZ1 – comprehensive set of original components

The Property of a Gentleman


The TZ1 was a very special competition car, one built in extremely limited numbers. Introduced at the Turin Auto Salon in 1962, it was built on a tubular...

LOT 117
£4,000

1974 500 R Rinnovataa

The Property of a Gentleman


The last incarnation of the Fiat 500 was the R model. It had the same 594 cc engine of the Fiat 126, however, the power rating is the...

LOT 118
£7,500

c.1970 Fiat 500 to Abarth specification – 71km since full restoration

The Property of a Gentleman


After leaving Cisitalia in 1948, Austrian-born engineer Carlo Abarth set up as an independent in Turin, the home of the Italian auto industry. From producing induction and exhaust...

LOT 119
£32,000

1969 Alfa Romeo 1750 Veloce Spider “Round Tail”


The Register of RHD Veloces shows only 601 cars being manufactured (numbered 1470001 to 1470601. This car is numbered 1470540 – towards the end of the range and...

LOT 120

1987 Maserati Bi Turbo 250 Coupe


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...

LOT 121

1988 Maserati Bi Turbo 250 Coupe

29,700 miles from new


There is no denying the Biturbo’s style and flair reflect the earliest cars to come from Bologna.’ – Mark Gillies, Autocar.


Maserati’s mainstream model throughout the...

LOT 122
£62,980

2000 Bentley Azure


The Bentley Azure made its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in 1995. It was based on the Continental R and Pininfarina assisted in the two year process...

LOT 123
£47,520

1988 Porsche 911 Turbo


The 911 traces its roots to sketches drawn by Ferdinand “Butzi” Porsche in 1959. The Porsche 911 was developed as a more powerful, larger, more comfortable replacement for...

LOT 124

1992 Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVO 1


Between 1987 and 1992, the Integrale utterly dominated its branch of motor sport, winning 46 rallies and six constructors’ championships outright. And to keep the rally car at...

LOT 125
£3,410

1930 Essex Super Six 18 HP


The Essex was a brand of automobile produced by the Essex Motor Company between 1918 and 1922 and by Hudson Motor Company of Detroit, Michigan between 1922 and...

LOT 125A
£29,750

1966 Austin Healey 3000 Mk3 BJ8


The Austin Healey 3000 is a car that has endeared itself to enthusiasts all over the world, not least for those who remember the sight and sound of...

LOT 126
£27,800

1989 Porsche 944 Cabriolet

1 of 100 RHD S2 Cabriolets – One owner and 8800 miles from new


Despite it looking like a tuned 924, the 944 was vitally important for Porsche. A new 2.5-litre slant-four engine that was developed from the 928’s V8 proved just...

LOT 127
£12,000

1919 Sigma 10 HP Tourer


Ask any averagely well-informed car connoisseur to name the country producing the world’s highest volume of cars in 1910, and I’d bet you a pint of the best...

LOT 128
£44,000

1973 Rolls Royce Corniche

Ex “ Tiny” Rowland and Simon Dowse “ WW2 Escapologist”


These exclusive cars were hand built in the best traditions of British coachbuilding using only materials of the finest quality including Wilton carpeting, Connolly hide and burr walnut...

LOT 129
£9,500

1966 Austin Mini


To many, its designer Alec Issigonis included, the notion that the Mini might have a future as anything other than basic transport was anathema, and the idea of...

LOT 130
£60,000

2004 Porsche 996 GT3 Mk II


The Porsche 911 GT3 is the evolution of the original ‘73 Carrera RS, designed to be lightweight and performance focussed with scant regard to luxury and comfort items...

LOT 131
£69,080

1989 Ferrari Testarossa


Ferrari’s flagship model of the 1980s, the Testarossa, revived a famous name from the Italian manufacturer’s past when it arrived in 1984. A car of abnormal design and...

LOT 132

1995 MG R V8

26,500 miles from new


In 1992, 12 years after the last MG sports car had rolled off the Abingdon production lines, Austin-Rover made the inspired decision to revive this most charismatic of...

LOT 133
£69,000

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 134
£220,000

1968 Aston Martin DB6 Mk I


‘If you want a truly British driver’s car, the ultimate development of a continuous line of thoroughbreds from the Vintage era to the present day, there is nothing...

LOT 135

1972 FIAT 500L with Graziella 300 Caravan


The 500 always was a basic car, in fact it was so tinder-powered when launched in 1957 that even Italians gave it the cold shoulder. In comparison to...

LOT 136
£56,000

2004 Ferrari 575 Maranello


Introduced for 2002, the Ferrari 575M (Modificata) represented an evolution of the acclaimed 550 Maranello rather than an entirely new model. With the introduction of the 550 Maranello...

LOT 137

1969 Lotus Elan S4 Drophead Coupé


Elite-type glassfibre monocoque having proved insufficiently rigid when applied to an open car, Lotus boss Colin Chapman came up with a simple but effective steel backbone frame for...

LOT 138
£72,000

1993 Ferrari 512 TR


Introduced in 1992, the 512 TR was one of the final developments of Ferrari’s sensational Testarossa supercar. Ferrari’s flagship model, the Testarossa revived a famous name from the...

LOT 139
£65,772

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 140
£10,950

1962 BMW Isetta 300


The Isetta, which BMW built under license from 1955 to 1962, helped forge a new market segment for microcars that proved instrumental in getting Europe back on wheels....

LOT 141

1966 Ford Mustang


The first-generation Ford Mustang was manufactured by the Ford Motor Company from April 1964 until 1973. The introduction of the Mustang created a new class of automobile known...

LOT 142
£220,000

1962 Bentley S2 Continental Coupe


The advent of the Bentley Continental with modern styling made the contemporary R-Type look distinctly dated. Something beyond a facelift was required. The resulting S-Type was launched in...

LOT 143

1996 Porsche 993 Carrera S


Porsche manufactured the 993 from 1993 through to early 1998, its discontinuation then marked the end of the air-cooled Porsches. There were many technical improvements over the outgoing...

LOT 144
£57,000

1964 Alvis TE 21 Convertible –

One of only 99 TE Cabriolets in long term private ownership


The name Alvis was always synonymous with craftsmanship and performance and the final models produced by this very British manufacturer were no exception. When production of the three...

LOT 145
£5,500

1975 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1300 Super


The Alfa Romeo Giulia (Type 105) is a sports saloon which was produced by Italian car manufacturer Alfa Romeo from 1962 to 1978. Alfa Romeo was one of...

LOT 146

1994 Lancia Delta Integrale Evo II


Presented in June 1993, the second Evolution version of the Delta HF Integrale featured an updated version of the 2-litre 16-valve turbo engine which produced more power, as...

LOT 147
£22,650

1980 Rolls-Royce Camargue


Before the introduction of the Silver Shadow in October 1965, Rolls-Royce motor cars had traditionally employed a separate chassis, which allowed a variety of coachwork designs. The brief...

LOT 148
£966

Penny Farthing Bicycle


The penny-farthing, also known as a high wheel, high wheeler and ordinary, is a type of bicycle with a large front wheel and a much smaller rear wheel....

LOT 149
£3,000

1973 KTM GS 125


KTM is the largest factory of the Austrian motorcycles. Established in 1934, it has become famous for the production of off road motorcycles that have won major competitions...

LOT 150
£18,000

1972 Lancia Fulvia Zagato 1.3S RHD


Library Photos

The introduction of the Fulvia saloon in 1963 maintained Lancia’s unparalleled reputation for innovation in automobile design. It replaced the rather boxy Appia and featured an...

LOT 151

1994 Lamborghini Diablo Coupe


After 17 years in production, the legendary Countach was replaced by the Diablo, which on its arrival was the fastest, most advanced and most expensive Lamborghini ever built....

LOT 152
£8,580

1914 Studebaker SD Open Tourer


Studebaker was an American wagon and automobile manufacturer based in South Bend, Indiana. Founded in 1852 and incorporated in 1868 under the name of the Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing...

LOT 153
£12,000

1972 Ginetta G15


The Ginetta G15 was a British sports car made by the Ginetta company in Witham, Essex between 1968 and 1974. The car was initially available only in kit...

LOT 154

1966 Ford Lotus Cortina Mk.I


Library Photos

The immortal Lotus Cortina by Ford of Dagenham, in England, is one of the most charismatic, best loved and universally successful high-performance cars ever to represent...

LOT 155
£120,000

1963 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud III Drophead Coupe


At the end of the 1950s the Rolls-Royce six-cylinder engine was at the limit of its development, and though top speed was still excellent the acceleration was becoming...

LOT 156

1972 Citroen DS 21


The Citroën DS is a front-engine, front-wheel-drive executive car manufactured and marketed by the French company Citroën from 1955 to 1975 in sedan, wagon/estate and convertible body configurations....

LOT 157
£22,500

1972 Alfa Romeo 2000 GTV


Alfa Romeo produced the 105/115 series coupés between 1963 and 1977. They were successors to the Giulietta Sprint coupé and shared the same shortened floorplan as the Giulia...

LOT 158
£52,000

1973 ISO Fidia

1 of only 16 RHD cars produced


Manufacturers of the Isetta bubble car, Iso joined the ranks of supercar constructors in 1962 with the launch of the Giotto Bizzarrini-designed Rivolta coupé at the Turin Motor...

LOT 159
£110,900

1993 BMW Alpina B12 5.7 Coupe

Manual Gearbox (1 of 3 produced) - One Owner From New


Based on the BMW 850CSi which was presented to the public in 1992, the B12 5.7 Coupe was one of the fastest cars Alpina have ever made. The...

LOT 160

1973 Ford Mustang Fastback 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 161

1933 Alvis Firefly


The Alvis Car and Engineering Company Ltd. was based in Coventry from 1919 through to 1967 and, in addition to motorcars designed for the civilian market, they also...

LOT 162
£365,000

1990 Lamborghini Countach Anniversary

one owner for 25 years - Under 400 miles from new


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

LOT 163

1921 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost

London to Edinburgh Type Tourer


When highly gifted engineer Henry Royce built his first motor car in 1904, it was possessed of exceptional mechanical quality and silent running. This 10HP model, powered by...

LOT 164
£215,000

1967 Aston Martin DB6 – Rare Original 5-Speed ZF Manual Gearbox


If you want a truly British driver’s car, the ultimate development of a continuous line of thoroughbreds from the Vintage era to the present day, there is nothing...

LOT 165
£26,640

1963 VW Splitscreen Camper

£24,000 restoration recently completed


The VW Camper has always conjured up images of freedom and adventure, any image of the great outdoors wouldn’t be complete without a ‘Westy’ or ‘Splitty’ in the...

LOT 166
£66,000

2007 Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano

Coachwork by Pininfarina


‘The Ferrari 599 offers mind-blowing pace and handling.  Quite possibly the best Ferrari of its generation. We’ll spare the 911 Turbo the ignominy of comparison times, because...

LOT 167
£206,000

1939 Daimler DB18 Drophead Coupe by Carlton

The only surviving example, and used by Winston Churchill for political campaigns in 1944 and 1949


Daimler is one of the few manufacturers that can rightfully claim to have been established from the birth of the motor industry. The company’s traditions of sound engineering,...

LOT 168
£74,000

1936 Alvis Speed 20 DHC coachwork by Vanden Plas


1931 marked the inception of the Speed 20, and it heralded a new departure for Alvis. With a double beam axled chassis, longer and lower than previous models,...

LOT 169

1953 Jaguar XK120 SE 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 170
£6,300

1971 Jaguar XJ6 2.8 Manual O/D


In 1968 the XJ6 replaced the large and diverse range of Jaguar saloons and soon proved itself to be one of their most significant cars ever. It set...

LOT 171
£14,000

1965 Jaguar Mk II 3.4


The 2.4 saloon of 1955 had been a major step for Jaguar, marking as it did the change from a coachbuilt chassis to one of unitary construction; it...

LOT 172
£57,700

1959 Jaguar 3.4l XK150 –

39,900 miles from new


The bleak years after 1945 were, not surprisingly, an era when great sports cars were somewhat thin on the ground; a shining exception was the mighty Jaguar XK...

LOT 173

1957 Jaguar XK140 Roadster

Competed In Württemberg 16 Consecutive Years - Overdrive - German Registered


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 174

1963 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8-Litre Roadster


Introduced in 3.8-litre form in 1961, the Jaguar E-Type caused a sensation when it appeared, with instantly classic lines and 150mph top speed. Its design owed much to...

LOT 175

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 176
£44,000

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 4.2 Litre Roadster


On its Geneva Show debut in March 1961 the Jaguar E-Type caused a sensation, with all the promise of its looks confirmed by a 150mph top speed and...

LOT 176A
£50,250

1952 Jaguar XK120 Roadster


The Jaguar XK120 caused an absolute sensation when it was launched at the 1948 Motor Show. In the post war era of rationing and general austerity and hardship...

LOT 177
£58,820

1935 Jaguar SS1 Sports Tourer


With its shield-shaped radiator grille, fold-flat windscreen, voluptuous dual cowl scuttle, sloping tail, full flowing wings, cut-away doors, heavily louvered bonnet / chassis side rail covers and sleek...

LOT 178
£101,130

1962 Jaguar E-type Series 1 3.8 Roadster


There have been few better summaries of the E-Type’s manifest virtues than the forgoing, penned by the inimitable John Bolster for Autosport shortly after the car’s debut. Conceived...

LOT 178A

1960 Jaguar XK150 Fixed Head Coupe


The final rendition of the XK appeared in May 1957. Easily identifiable by its higher scuttle and door line, and much wider grille, the XK150 retained the mechanical...

LOT 179
£15,500

1977 Jaguar XJC


The XJC is a rare two-door version of the XJ6 four door saloon. When Sir William Lyons began styling exercises for the new XJ models in the mid...

LOT 180
£9,870

1990 Jaguar XJ-S V12 Convertible


The XJ-S had been under development since 1968 and as a 2+2 fixed head coupe was intended as a replacement for the now legendary E-type. From the beginning...

LOT 181
£105,915

1955 Jaguar XK140 SE Drophead Coupe


The XK120 set new standards in car design and manufacture, but some of Jaguar’s suppliers needed time to catch up – they were not used to making lights...

LOT 182

1963 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 Litre Fixedhead Coupe


On its 1961 Geneva Show debut the E-Type caused a sensation, with all the promise of its looks confirmed by independent road test results that not only recorded...

LOT 184

1958 Jaguar XK150S 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 185
£15,930

1975 Steadman TS100 “ Jaguar” Sports


The Steadman Jaguar TS100 is a rare British sportscar that was designed and built by Ottercraft in Cornwall during the late 1980’s and early 1990’s. It was never...

LOT 186
£5,720

1985 Jaguar XJS HE Lynx Spider V12


Following on from the hugely successful E-Type Jaguar introduced the XJS in 1976. Although not quite as sporting as the E-Type, the XJS was a very capable grand...

LOT 187

1989 Jaguar XJS V12 Coupe


Conceived as a comfortable and long-legged Grand Routière, rather than an out-and-out sports car like the preceding E-Type, the XJ-S debuted at the 1976 Frankfurt Motor Show as...

LOT 188
£18,000

1987 Mercedes Benz 300SL


Without question the Mercedes Benz SL W107 series, built from 1971 to 1989 is fast becoming an appreciating classic and rightly so, it’s a beautiful, stylish car. Values...

LOT 189
£8,450

1957 Heinke Kabine Cruiser


After World War 2 the Heinkel Flugzeugwerke Company no longer built aircraft and instead concentrated on building micro cars and motorcycles. The Heinkel Kabine microcar was built between...

LOT 190

1975 Iso Lele

One of only 55 Right Hand Drive examples produced worldwide


As a prototype, the Iso Rivolta Lele debuted at the 1969 New York International Auto Show. It was a 2+2 configuration that filled the gap between the two...

LOT 191
£510,226

2001 Lamborghini Diablo GT

1,100 miles from new and one owner for 14 years


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 Countach, and...

LOT 192

1983 Alfa Romeo “Disco Volante” Tribute by Carrozzeria Ferrero


The Alfa Romeo 1900 C52 “Disco Volante”, commonly known simply as Alfa Romeo Disco Volante (Italian for «Flying Saucer»), is a series of experimental sports racing cars produced between 1952 and 1953 by Italian...

LOT 193
£40,000

1990 Ferrari Mondial 3.4 T Cabriolet

Coachwork by Pininfarina - One of 51 right hand drive. 20,000 miles from new.


The final Mondial evolution was 1989's Mondial t (Coupe and Cabriolet). It was a substantially changed model, "spearhead of a new generation of V8 Ferraris", according to Road...