Coys at Fontwell House

An Important Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles

Auction details


Fontwell House, Arundel BN18 0SX

Date 12 Jul 2018
Time 4:00 PM

Wednesday 11th July from 12.00pm to 6.00pm On the day of the sale from 10.00am to start of sale

Location Fontwell Park, West Sussex
Admission Admission by Catalogue (Admits Two)
Collection Terms Terms & Conditions of Business

Coys at Fontwell House 2018 RESULTS

LOT 101

1986 Peugeot 1.9 205 GTi Phase 1

Believed to be the first Right-Hand drive example produced – One previous owner from new

The King of the hot hatches. Volkswagen may have started the GTI craze in 1976, but many still consider the Peugeot 205 GTI as the greatest of them all....
LOT 102

1979 Ford Capri Ghia

The Ford Capri was designed to be the Ford Mustang of Europe. A mind boggling array of options meant that the Capri could be whatever you wanted it to...

LOT 103

2003 Marcos TS500

Marcos continued their return in 2003 with the launch of the TS500. This is a revised version of the TS250, with a Javelin Engineering prepared 5-litre version of the...

LOT 105

1952 MG TD

The 1950 MG TD combined the TC’s drivetrain, a modified hypoid-geared rear axle, the MG Y-Type chassis, a familiar T-Type style body and independent suspension using coil springs from...

LOT 106

1965 Volkswagen Split Screen Camper

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 108

1991 Honda NSX

Modest 69,000 miles from new

The legendary Honda NSX (standing for New Sportscar Experimental) was developed by the Honda Motor Corporation between 1984 and its eventual launch in 1990, with major chassis and suspension...

LOT 109

1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia TI Sports Saloon

Introduced in 1962 and outwardly almost indistinguishable from the precding 1.3-litre Giulietta, the Giulia boasted a more powerful and much less fussy 1,570cc engine in addition to welcome improvements...

LOT 109A

1974 Ford Escort RS2000

The Escort RS2000 was the last car to be introduced to the AVO production range, in June of 1973. The car fitted nicely into the AVO line up with...

LOT 110

1959 MGA Street Rod – fitted with a 428ci Cobra ‘Super Jet’ engine


By the time Le Mans came around the design of what would be known as the MGA had effectively been finalised, the race itself being little more...

LOT 111

1921 Wolseley 200-Mile Record Car Evocation

Britain's biggest motorcar manufacturer at the outbreak of World War One, Wolseley built Hispano-Suiza aero engines under licence during the hostilities before developing its own designs. Part of...

LOT 112

2007 Porsche 550 Spyder evocation by Banham

This wonderful example was built by renowned coachbuilder Paul Banham Conversions, the basis of the car is a 1,300cc, 1990 Skoda Rapid Coupe 136 which is regarded as the...

LOT 114A

1967 Bedford Truck

LOT 114

1952 Land Rover Series 1 80

Rare aluminium bulkhead example – Two previous owners

The Land Rover entered production in 1948 with what was later termed the Series I. This was launched at the Amsterdam Motor Show. It was originally designed for farm...

LOT 115

1972 Jaguar D Type by Realm Engineering

Realm Engineering of Honeybourne in Worcestershire has built up a fine reputation over almost four decades for its RAM recreations. In particular, their Jaguar D-types which benefitted from chassis...

LOT 116

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 4.2 Litre

One of the greatest post-war sports cars, Jaguar’s E-Type made immediate headlines on its launch at the Geneva Show in March 1961. Here was a sleek and beautiful 150mph...

LOT 117

1959 Jaguar XK150 Drophead Coupe

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 series,...

LOT 118

2002 Ferrari 360 Spider

This splendid and rare manual example finished in grigio alloy with crema interior is showing a mere c.24,800 miles on the odometer and has a full Ferrari main...

LOT 119

1998 Ferrari F355 Berlinetta

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 that...

LOT 120

1995 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 British...

LOT 121

1987 Porsche 911 Cabriolet

Porsche revived the Carrera name – previously used for the competition orientated versions of the preceding 356 model – for its luxuriously equipped, top-of-the-range 911 in 1973, applying...

LOT 122

1977 Porsche 911 S

After 1973, it was decided that the 2.4 litre wasn’t really fast enough for the 911, with the impending American emissions standards threatening to slow the model down to...

LOT 123

1962 Jaguar E-type Series 1 Flat Floor Roadster

‘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. Here we...

LOT 124

1960 Austin Healey 100/6 BN7 2 Seater

After a really gruelling road test, I can say that this new sports model is ideal for Continental touring. It also stood up to lap after lap of the...

LOT 125

1970 Jaguar E-type Series II Roadster

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

LOT 126

1955 Austin Healey 100 M specification

These were cars that an upper middle-class owner could drive to work and rally or race on the weekends. But they weren’t cheap. Next came the Nash-Healey sports...

LOT 127

1994 Porsche 964 Turbo

Designed by Benjamin Dimson in 1986, and sold between 1989 and 1994, the 964 featured significant styling revisions over previous 911 models; most prominently, the more integrated bumpers....

LOT 129

1972 Datsun 240Z

It soon became apparent during its creation, that the Datsun 240Z represented all the requirements of sports-minded drivers by fulfilling their desires for superb styling, power and safety whilst...

LOT 130

1997 Caterham Super Seven

The Caterham Seven is based on the Lotus Seven, a lightweight sports car sold in both kit and factory-built form by Lotus from the late 1950’s to the...

LOT 131

1975 Jensen Interceptor Convertible

Delivered new to renowned broadcaster and journalist Mr. David Dimbleby

More than any of its previous models, the Interceptor of the Sixties firmly established Jensen as a producer of stylish, high performance and hand-built cars. The prototype Interceptor...

LOT 132

1967 Specification 330 P4 road/race car

1967 was a banner year for Ferrari as it introduced the mid-engined 330 P4, a renowned V12 endurance car meant to replace the previous year’s P3.

Only four Ferrari P4-engined...

LOT 133

1953 Jaguar XK120 SE Roadster

The XK120 set new standards of comfort, road holding and performance for British sports cars and, in keeping with the Jaguar tradition, there was nothing to touch it at...

LOT 134

1998 AC Cobra 427 Mark III – the 7th of 11 produced by AC Cars

For many people the AC Cobra will always be the sports car which symbolises the 1960’s. The Cobra’s ancestry went back to 1954, with the advent of the AC...

LOT 135

1974 Citroen SM

‘Project S’ emerged from Citroën’s requirement to develop a sports variant of the revolutionary DS. As was customary for the quirky French firm, many running concept vehicles were...

LOT 136

1995 XJS 4.0 Celebration Cabriolet

That Jaguar’s XJS will become a ‘bona fide’ classic is beyond doubt. Launched in 1975, the excellence of its basic design was ably demonstrated by a twenty-one year...

LOT 137

1997 Aston Martin DB7 Volante

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 by...

LOT 138A

2000 Bentley Arnage

Circa 23k miles

The Arnage was introduced in the spring of 1998 and was the first entirely new design for the marque since 1980. The new Arnage was originally powered by...

LOT 138

1991 Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evolution 1

The Delta Integrale is perhaps best known for its domination of the World Rally Championship in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The first 'Evoluzione' cars were built...

LOT 139

2006 AC Cobra by Gardner Douglas – one owner from new


The Shelby AC Cobra achieved an iconic status, its powerful V8 soon attaining competition success throughout the world and in so doing; original examples have risen to...

LOT 140

1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

‘Some cars don’t change, they just get better. The Mercedes-Benz 280SL, latest version of a line that began as the 230SL in 1963, is the same as ever, just...

LOT 141

1992 Porsche 964 Carrera 2 Turbo Body 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 through January 1986, it featured...

LOT 142

2000 Porsche 911 GT3 Cup Coupé

The Porsche Michelin Supercup has long been one of the most eagerly anticipated events supporting the Formula One Grand Prix circus. Enthusiasts worldwide have been thrilled by the sight...

LOT 143

1962 Jaguar E-Type Series I 3.8 Roadster

This wonderful example was first delivered new to Henlys of London in July of 1962.  The first owner, a british diplomat based in Paris.

In current ownership our...

LOT 144

1972 BMW 3.0 CSi Coupé

BMW returned to six-cylinder power for its top-of-the-range models in 1968 with the launch of the 2500 and 2800 saloons together with the stylish 2800 CS coupé. Designated 'E9',...

LOT 144A

1977 Ferrari 512 BB


The Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer was produced 1973 and 1984 using a mid-mounted flat-12 engine, replacing the front engined layout Daytona. Designed by Leonardo Fioravanti, production of the BB was...

LOT 145

1990 Porsche 964 Carrera 2 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 through January 1986, it featured significant...

LOT 146

1978 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 914...

LOT 147

2004 Ferrari 360 Spider to Challenge Stradale Specification

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; two...

LOT 148

1964 Jaguar Mark II 3.4

Two owners from new, recent £30k+ refurbishment

Although the Mk I was a great success, selling four times as many as the larger Jaguar saloons, Jaguar boss William Lyons was not content. He knew it...

LOT 149

1988 Porsche 944’S’ Coupe

Announced in 1981, the 944 was the third of Porsche's new family of front-engined sports cars. Beneath the bodywork (which was 50mm wider than the 924 predecessor) was a...

LOT 150

1961 Jaguar Mark II 3.8 Manual

Although the Mk I was a great success, selling four times as many as the larger Jaguar saloons, Jaguar boss William Lyons was not content. He knew it could...

LOT 151

1997 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. First...

LOT 153

1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL ‘Pagoda’

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...

LOT 154

1985 Porsche 930 Carrera by RAUH-Welt BEGRIFF

Group 4 homologation rules, which required 400 road cars to be built before F.I.A approval for international racing was granted, led to the creation of ‘Project 930’ –...

LOT 155

1966 Lotus Cortina

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 the great globalized...

LOT 156

1990 Ferrari Testarossa – Right Hand Drive Specification

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 157

1956 Ford Thunderbird V8

Conceived to challenge Chevrolet’s Corvette sports car, the iconic Thunderbird debuted in October 1954 and was one of the first models produced with Ford’s new overhead-valve V8 engine. Introduced...

LOT 158

1972 MGB GT – finished in very rare Aqua

The MGB was first introduced in May 1962 as a direct replacement for the MGA. Performance was brisk with power supplied by a 1,798cc four cylinder iron block...

LOT 159

1976 Audi 50

The Audi 50 was built by Audi NSU Auto Union AG at the former NSU factory in Neckarsulm, Germany and at the giant Wolfsburg plant by Volkswagen.[4] The car was...