London – Coys at the Royal Horticultural Halls

An Important Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles

Auction details


Royal Horticultural Society,
Lindley Hall, Vincent Square
Westminster, London, SW1P 2PE

Date 18 May 2017
Time 7:00 PM

Wednesday 17th May from 12.00 noon to 8.00pm
On the day of the sale from 10.00am to start of sale

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

London – Coys at the Royal Horticultural Halls 2017 RESULTS

LOT 101

1970 Triumph GT6 MK2

Known as the poor man’s ‘E’ Type, the GT6 is a 6-cylinder sports coupé build by Standard-Triumph. It was based on their popular Triumph Spirtfire convertible with a...

LOT 102

1963 Fiat 750 Vignale

Carrozzeria Vignale of Turin was founded in 1948 by Alfredo Vignale, it would become one of the most iconic and respected of the Italian coachbuilders. Vignale designed cars,...

LOT 103

1990 Lancia Delta Integrale HF 16v

Between 1987 and 1992, the Lanica Delta Integrale utterly dominated its branch of motor sport, winning 46 rallies and six consecutive World Rally Championships outright. In order to...

LOT 104

1973 Jaguar E-type V12 Roadster

2,500 miles from new. Original Right Hand Drive

Testing the E-Type Series III back in 1972, Road & Track magazine reckoned the new V12 power unit, ‘a sheer delight, by itself almost worth the price of...

LOT 105

1995 Ferrari 348 Spider

5,800 km from new

The Ferrari 348 first entered production in 1989 as a successor to the immensely successful 328 GTB/GTS. The new car featured a naturally aspirated 3.4 litre quad-cam V8...

LOT 106

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 107

1985 Alfa Romeo Spider

The Italian co-star Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft had in the 1967 film The Graduate, a sleek red Alfa Romeo ‘Duetto’ Spider, brought the great marque to the...

LOT 108

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 109

1970 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...

LOT 110

1947 MG TC

The right-hand drive TC Midget appeared in 1946, and was almost identical in appearance to the pre-war Types TA and TB. These MGs had many endearing features, including...

LOT 111

1987 Porsche 928 S4

Ex HRH Prince Pahlobad - Rare Manual example

First introduced to the world at the Geneva Salon in 1977, and subsequently voted European Car of the Year in 1978, the 928 was intended as a more...

LOT 112

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 114

1989 Ferrari 412i

The Earl’s Court Motor Show Car

The Ferrari 365 GT4 2+2 was introduced in 1976 as the successor to the rather larger 365 GT 2+2. With its much sleeker looks the Ferrari 365, also...

LOT 115

1973 Citroen DS23 Pallas

Rare Right Hand Drive Example

Despite the rather leisurely acceleration afforded by its four-cylinder engine, the DS was successful in motorsports like rallying, where sustained speeds on poor surfaces are paramount. It won...

LOT 116

1964 Fiat 500 Jolly by Ghia

Owned from new by President Tito of Yugoslavia

Italy’s location on the Mediterranean Sea meant innumerable beachfront cities and resorts. There was a brisk trade in beach buggy conversions of regular cars by the many specialist...

LOT 117

1994 Ferrari 348 Spider

1 of 68 Right Hand Drive examples

Introduced in 1989 as a replacement for the very successful 328 series, the 348 production line ran until 1995, when the 355 was took its place. Late in...

LOT 118

1950 Bentley Mk VI Convertible coachwork by Park Ward

File Images

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....

LOT 119

1974 Aston Martin V8 Saloon

Aston Martin had always planned that the DBS of 1967 would be powered by the company’s new V8 engine, first seen in 5-litre form in the works Lola-Aston...

LOT 119a

2005 Aston Martin Vanquish S

14,000 miles - Facelift model - original UK RHD

 Developed from the 1998 Project Vantage concept car, the V12 Vanquish entered production in 2001. The Vanquish marked a large step in the company’s engineering featuring a bonded aluminium...

LOT 120

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 121

1976 Ferrari 365 GT4 2+2

‘Most important was the double overhead cam engine. Like Rolls-Royce, no horsepower figure was quoted, but surely it was at least 320. More important was its massive amount...

LOT 122

1962 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 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 123

1961 Ferrari 250GT Series II Cabriolet

Coachwork by Pininfarina

By 1961, Ferrari was taking road cars very seriously and production was running at a rate of nearly one a day. The 250 GT in both LWB and...

LOT 124

1969 Porsche 911T

The 911T was added to the Porsche line up in 1968 as the “Touring” form of the 911. The 911T had the 2.0 liter engine, but with only...

LOT 125

1966 Ford Mustang V8 Convertible

The Ford Mustang first rolled off the production line in April 1964 and its introduction created a new class of automobile for a new generation of drivers. Aimed...

LOT 126

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 127

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 groundbreaking and revolutionary; two...

LOT 130

1968 Type 36 Lotus Elan Series 3 ‘Super Safety’ S/E Coupe

With Previous Owner For Over 40 Years

This beautiful French Blue S3 is one of a handful of Elans known to have been produced as a “Super Safety” model, manufactured in the last months of...

LOT 131

1981 DeLorean DMC-12

John Z Delorean’s superb track record as a General Motors Executive was beyond dispute, and it was in large part this reason which convinced the British Government to...

LOT 132

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 133

1960 Alfa Romeo Giulietta 101 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 134

1989 BMW Z1

14 Years in Current Ownership

The first BMW Z1 (Z standing for Zunkuft, German for future) was shown at the 1987 Frankfurt Motor show. Initial demand was so strong that 5,000 orders were...

LOT 135

2000 Ferrari 360 Modena

Original Manual Right Hand Drive

This particular ‘right hand drive’ 360 Modena was supplied by new by Marenello Concessionaires in the year 2000, it was originally a ‘W’ registration but now it where’s...

LOT 136

2015 Land Rover Defender ‘Heritage’

The Heritage Edition Land Rover Defender was one of 3 special editions designed to celebrate the end of production of this iconic vehicle. They came in LWB, Commercial...

LOT 137

1961 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 Litre “Flat Floor” Roadster

Recent Restoration to Concours Standard

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

LOT 139

1967 Mercedes Benz 250SL

The Mercedes-Benz W113 roadsters, designed by Paul Bracq, were produced from 1963 through to 1971. They were known as the ‘pagoda roof’ SL. All models boast an inline...

LOT 139A

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...

LOT 140

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 141

1973 Alfa Romeo 2000 Berlina

The Alfa Romeo 1750 and 2000 Berlinas (both 105 series) were executive 4 seater saloon cars produced by Alfa Romeo between 1968 and 1977.

Berlina is the Italian...

LOT 142

1977 Porsche 911 Carrera 3

UK Delivered From New

Despite only being in production for a couple of years(1976-77) the 911 “Carrera3” is an historically important model, combining two significant elements from the long 911 timeline. It...

LOT 143

1989 AC Cobra MK IV

7,500 miles from new.

Convinced that a market existed for an inexpensive sports car combining European chassis engineering and American V8 power, Le Mans-winning Texan racing driver Carroll Shelby concocted an unlikely...

LOT 144

1973 Fiat 128 Berlina

The Fiat 128 was a small family car manufactured by Fiat between 1969 and 1985 and was famous for being Fiat’s first front engine/front-wheel drive car, although the...

LOT 145

1977 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 Super Nova

One previous owner

The Giulia was produced in 12 different versions over its 15 years of production. The final version was released in 1974 as the Nuova Super (1300 and 1600)....