Coys at Fontwell House

An Important Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles

Auction details


Fontwell House, Fontwell Park, Goodwood, Sussex, BN18 0SX

Date 29 Jun 2017
Time 6:00 PM

Wednesday 28th June from 12.00pm to 6.00pm
On the day of the sale from 10.00am to start of sale

Location Goodwood, Sussex, UK
Admission Admission by Catalogue (admits two)
Collection Terms Terms & Conditions of Business

Coys at Fontwell House 2017 RESULTS

LOT 101

1950 Fiat Topolino

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 102

1973 Berger Paints Viton

4000 London Motorshow Promotional Car - Offered with No Reserve

The name Berger or Lewis Berger is today synonymous with colour worldwide. But actually the origin of the name dates back to over two and a half centuries...

LOT 103

1990 Jaguar XJS 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 103A

2006 Hummer H1 Alpha

£120,000 worth of upgrades

Originally designed strictly for military use the four-wheel-drive utility vehicle was released by AM Gernal to the civilian market due to popular demand. Boasting 16 inches (40 cm) of...

LOT 104

1981 Ferrari 400i

Launched at the 1976 Paris Salon, the 400GT had acquired a 4.8-litre version of Ferrari’s four-cam V12 engine but otherwise differed from its 365GT/4 2+2 predecessor only in...

LOT 105

1968 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow I

The Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow was a luxury saloon car built from 1965 until 1980 and was the first Rolls-Royce to be constructed using a monocoque chassis and, to...

LOT 106

1935 Graham Model 68 Standard Six Saloon

Originally commercial vehicle manufacturers, the three Graham brothers sold out to Dodge in 1926. The following year the Grahams bought the struggling Paige-Detroit Motor Car Company, continuing the...

LOT 107

1970 Fiat 500L Copy

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, an opening...

LOT 107

1964 Crayford Mini Sprint

Crayford Engineering (more commonly known simply as Crayford) was an automobile coachbuilder based in Westerham, Kent, and formed in 1962 by Jeffrey Smith (engineer and designer) and David...

LOT 108

1974 Fiat 130 Coupe

Rare Manual Gearbox

After its debut at the 1969 Geneva Motor Show, the Fiat 130 topped the Italian automaker’s line-up. It boasted such features as standard power-assisted steering and four-wheel disc...

LOT 109

1955 MG TF 1500

The TF is one of those unusual cars which became popular almost from its introduction and almost seamlessly moved into ‘classic’ status; its elegant lines retain echoes of...

LOT 110

2003 Ferrari 575M F1

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 111

1987 Jaguar XJS-C TWR Edition

Having done Jaguar’s international sporting image no end of good by winning the 1984 European Touring Car Championship at the wheel of an XJ-S, Tom Walkinshaw was called...

LOT 112

1993 Morgan Plus 8

With special order lightweight aluminium coachwork

Searching for new engines in the 1960s, Morgan concluded a deal with Rover for supply of its all-aluminium 3.5-litre V8, thus creating a car that combined Vintage-era charm...

LOT 113

2011 Porsche GT3 RS 4.0

2,991 km from new

The Porsche 911 GT3 RS 4.0 was launched in 2011 and was the final development of the track-inspired series of 997 GT3 RS models. Only 600 examples were made...

LOT 114

1964 Bentley SIII Saloon

38,000 miles from new

The last Bentley to be built on a separate chassis, in 1962, saw the introduction of the Bentley S3 factory bodied standard steel saloon and at first glance...

LOT 115

1984 Ferrari 400i Spyder

Replacing the 365 GT 2+2 the 400 was an exciting proposition for Ferrari with updated styling including a revised V12 engine increasing the displacement to 4.8L and the...

LOT 116

1962 Jaguar E-Type Series I 3.8 Roadster

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 117

1982 Porsche 911 3.3 Turbo

Much of the Porsche 911’s development had resulted from the factory’s racing program. It was the period Group 4 homologation rules, which required 400 road cars to be...

LOT 118

1939/2005 Lincoln Zephyr by DecoRides

2700 miles since completion

Terry Cook was a member of the Squires of Chatham hot rod club before he got his driver’s license. He was the flag starter at Island Dragway in...

LOT 119

2002 AC Superblower

Number 18 of 18. 750 miles from new.

AC has thirty six years association with the Superblower and its illustrious predecessor, the Cobra – one of the best known models in the lexicon of classic sports...

LOT 120

1970 Austin Mini Cooper S

Ex-Liverpool Police c.400 miles since £30,000+ restoration

Designed by Alex Issigonis in 1959, a new concept in car design was born.  With a monocoque shell, transversely mounted engine and front wheel drive, the new...

LOT 123

1950 Bentley Mk VI Convertible coachwork by Park Ward

The policy of rationalisation begun in the late 1930s continued at Rolls-Royce after the war with the introduction of standard bodywork on the Mark VI Bentley. Rolls-Royce’s first...

LOT 124

1960 Citroen 2CV AZ

The Citroen 2CV AZ is the most sought after model of the iconic French masterpiece. Produced from 1954 to 1960, it is the purely original 2CV model, yet...

LOT 125

2003 Porsche 996 GT3 Clubsport

The Porsche 911 GT3 is a high performance version of the Porsche 911 sports car primarily intended for racing. It is a line of high-performance models, which began...

LOT 126

1961 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 Flat Floor Roadster

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 127

1987 Ferrari 328 GTS

Right Hand Drive - 25,000 miles from new

“If the sublime purity of the original shape has been corrupted, its striking appearance has not. In our book, this is still the most beautiful of all contemporary...

LOT 128

1998 Bentley Brooklands R Mulliner (LWB)

Replacing the Bentley Mulsanne and ‘Eight’ models came the Bentley Brooklands, a new and slightly more affordable option unveiled in 1998. Designed in classic Bentley fashion the full-size...

LOT 130

1954 Sunbeam Alpine Special

Official Works Demonstrator and Journalist Car

In late 1952 the Rootes Group decided to create a sports design and development team within its subsidiary Sunbeam. It was using an idea from George Hartwell a...

LOT 131

2004 Ferrari 360 Challenge Stradale

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 132

2009 AC Ace by Hawk

700 miles since completion

British racing driver Ken Rudd constructed the very first Ace-Bristol and his hybrid was quickly adopted by the AC factory and replaced AC’s two litre powerplant. First shown...

LOT 133

1994 MG R V8

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 134

1965 Jaguar E-type 4.2 Coupe

One owner from new

“If Les Vingt Quatre Heures du Mans has been responsible for the new E-Type Jaguar, then that Homeric contest on the Sarthe circuit will have been abundantly justified....

LOT 135

1971 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona


By the late sixties, Lamborghini and others were offering double overhead cam engines with multi-carb setups. Although Ferrari’s 275 GTB/4 was more than a match in performance,...

LOT 136

1971 Alfa Romeo 1750 GTV

Launched in 1963, the first of Alfa Romeo’s Bertone-styled coupés – the 1.6-litre Giulia Sprint GT – featured classically stylish four-seater coachwork designed by Bertone’s Giorgetto Giugiaro, though...

LOT 138

1975 Lancia Fulvia 1300

Named after Via Fulvia, the Roman road leading from Tortona to Torino, it was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in 1963 and manufactured in three variants: Berlina...

LOT 139

1978 Opel 1.0 RS – the Roberto Carlotto Barchetta

The keyboardist Roberto Carlotto, known as Hunka Munka, began as a musician in Europe in the late 1960s, performing as an opening act across Europe for the likes...

LOT 140

1963 Jaguar Mark 10

When production for the Jaguar MK IX finally came to an end, Jaguar introduced the new code named ‘Zenith’ MK 10. Originally produced for the American market the...

LOT 141

1987 Mercedes Benz 560 SEC by Koenig

The W126 was the flagship series for Mercedes-Benz. Debuted in September 1979 as the successor to the earlier W116 range, the W126 was the second generation to officially...

LOT 142

2016 Jaguar F-Type Project 7

103 Miles From New

Born out of a skunkworks project by Italian-Brazilian designer César Pieri, the Project 7 almost never happened at all. The design was discovered by chance when Pieri accidentally...

LOT 143

1979 Porsche 911 SC Targa

A ‘modern classic’ if ever there was one, Porsche’s long-running 911 arrived in 1964, replacing the 356. The latter’s rear-engined layout was retained, but the 911 switched to...

LOT 144

2005 AMG Mercedes C55

The C55 signified a return to AMG’s V8 roots, after barely a three-year flirtation with a supercharged V6. AMG found 8100 homes for the C32, but the AMG...

LOT 146

2003 Ferrari 575M ‘Fiorano Edition’

Very few buyers got the opportunity to acquire the 575M ‘Fiorano handling pack edition’ of which just 392 were made. Included in the FHP was an uprated braking system...

LOT 147

1978 Leyland Mini Van

£50,000 restoration

Perhaps the most instantly recognisable small car in the World, the Mini, was manufactured by the British Motor Corporation (BMC) and its successors at their Longbridge and Cowley...

LOT 148

1958 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

Stylistically evocative of the mighty 300SL, but with a slightly less complex drive train, the 190SL remains among the most desirable roadsters of its era. The prototype was...

LOT 149

1953 Stanley Argson 44 Mobility Vehicle

Offered at No Reserve

In the early 1920’s, Stanley Engineering of Surrey manufactured the bulk of the UK’s self-propelled invalid carriages using the ‘Argson’ brand name. The introduction of the petrol engine...

LOT 150

1997 Harley Davidson FLHP

First delivered to the Texas Sheriff’s Department

As one of few American motorcycle manufacturers to survive the Great depression, Harley Davidson have become one of the leading motorcycle manufacturers worldwide and are firmly attached to...

LOT 151

2008 Dodge Challenger SRT8 – “Asanti” Widebody

The Dodge Challenger Concept was unveiled at the 2006 Detroit Motor Show and was a preview for the 4th generation Dodge Challenger that started its production in 2008....

LOT 152

2004 Mclaren Mercedes Benz SLR

1,945 km from new

Manufactured between 2003 and 2010, their new supercar allowed Mercedes-Benz and its then Formula 1 partner McLaren to showcase their collective experience in the development, construction and production...

LOT 153

2005 Noble M400

Recent £25,000 rebuild by Noble Motorsports

Produced from 2004 to 2007 the M400 was built to replace the outgoing M12. Under the skin the M400 was Noble’s chance to address all the criticisms of...

LOT 154

1986 Porsche 911 3.2 Cabriolet

A ‘modern classic’ if ever there was one, Porsche’s long-running 911 arrived in 1964, replacing the 356. The latter’s rear-engined layout was retained, but the 911 switched to...

LOT 155

1961 Cadillac Coupe de Ville

The first Cadillac “Coupe de Ville” was shown during the 1949 Motorama. It was built on a Cadillac Sixty Special chassis and featured a dummy air-scoop, chrome trim...

LOT 156

1998 Ferrari F355

The Ferrari F355 is a modern classic, so beautiful, so well-engineered and so well received that it marked the beginning of the end of the old-guard ‘Ferraristi’ philosophy...

LOT 157

1987 Mercedes 190E 2.3-16 Cosworth

Klaus Ludwig DTM Evocation

This high-performance model was known as the 190E 2.3-16, and debuted at the Frankfurt Auto Show in September 1983, after its reputation had already been established.

Three cars,...