Coys at Olympia in Association with Olympia Historic Automobile Fair and Auction

An Important Central London Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles

Auction details


Olympia Exhibition Centre, Hammersmith Rd, London W14 8UX, UK

Date 18 Feb 2017
Time 1:00 PM

Friday 17th January from 3.00pm to 6.00pm
On the day of the sale from 10.00am to start of sale

Location Olympia, London, UK
Admission Admission by Catalogue (Admits Two)
Collection Terms Terms & Conditions of Business

Coys at Olympia in Association with Olympia Historic Automobile Fair and Auction 2017 RESULTS

LOT 301

1956 Austin FX3 “Taxi”

The Austin FX3 is a taxicab that was sold in the United Kingdom by Austin from 1948 to 1958. It was designed to comply with the Metropolitan Police...

LOT 302

1963 Austin Mini Cooper Mark 1 997cc

Purchased by the current vendor from a long standing owner in Cornwall, the car is supplied with two engines, a later 1275 GT engine that was used for...

LOT 303

1970 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow I – offered at No Reserve

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 304

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 305

1967 Mercedes 250SL – UK Delivered Right Hand Drive

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 306

1996 Jaguar XJS Celebration

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 306A

1972 Fiat 500L

Original Right Hand Drive

A stunning little classic with heaps of character, this Fiat 500L has been used, enjoyed but more importantly has been cherished. The work carried out includes brand new...

LOT 307

1989 BMW Z1 – 23 Year Single Ownership – 14,700 miles

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 308

1991 Porsche 964 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 in 1986, it featured significant...

LOT 309

1987 Fergus Ulster 2-Seater Sport

One of Seven special-build cars - Inspired by the Aston Martin Ulster

Only thirty ‘Ulsters’ were built by the factory. They were the most successful of the Aston Martin factory racers with the highest place at Le Mans being 3rd

LOT 310

1964 Land Rover Series 2A 88” SWB

Inspired by the US Army’s wartime ‘Jeep’, developed in haste and intended for short-term, small-scale production, the Land Rover would defy its creators’ initial scepticism. Rover bosses the...

LOT 311

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 312

1989 BMW 635 CSi

The E24 6 series was produced from 1976-1989 and was the replacement for the CS and CSL E9 coupes. Like the E9 coupes, the early bodies of the...

LOT 313

1955 Jaguar XK140 Fixed Head Coupe

UK delivered and offered with No Reserve

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 314

1993 Porsche 964 Turbo 3.6

The 964 is Porsche’s internal name for the 911 models manufactured and sold between 1989 and 1994. Designed by Benjamin Dimson in 1986, the 964 featured significant styling...

LOT 315

1978 Ferrari 308 GTB-

Ex Doug Blain - Right Hand Drive

Ferrari introduced the 308 GTB at the Paris Motor Show in 1975 featuring a dramatic Pininfarina designed body and a mid-mounted four cam V8 with quadruple Weber twin...

LOT 315A

1999 Maserati Quattroporte

LOT 316

1963 Jaguar Mark II 3.4 Saloon

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 317

1979 Chevrolet Corvette C3

The third generation Corvette, patterned after the Mako Shark II concept car, was introduced for the 1968 model year and was in production until 1982. C3 coupes featured...

LOT 318

1972 Jaguar E-type Series III V12 Coupe

One consequence of the E-Type’s long process of development had been a gradual increase in weight, but a good measure of the concomitant loss of performance was restored...

LOT 319

1973 BMW 3.0 CSi

Rare Right Hand Drive

With BMW looking to push the marque further upmarket, the combination of their bahn-storming six cylinder engine and a pretty but underpowered Coupé in its portfolio, it was...

LOT 320

1956 Jensen 541

Although Jensen of West Bromwich espoused American Ford V8 and Nash engines in pre-war days, during the 1950s the company was closely associated with Austin. An outstanding though...

LOT 321

1974 Rolls-Royce Corniche

Recalling the firm’s glamorous Grandes Routières of pre-war days such as the Phantom II Continental, the coachbuilt variants of the new Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow and T-Series Bentley were...

LOT 322

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 323

1994 Porsche 993 Cabriolet

In 1993 Porsche introduced what is regarded by many as the most beautiful 911 of all: the Type 993. Over the years the 911 had received numerous aerodynamic...

LOT 324

2003 Ferrari 360 F1 Coupé

Only 37,000 km from new

Just about the only item carried over from the F355 was its glorious V8 engine, enlarged from 3.5 to 3.6 litres for the 360. Equipped with four overhead...

LOT 325

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 326

1951 Bentley Mark VI

Syd Lawrence “SL01” Special

Few cars lend themselves so well to the creation of modified and fast special tourers as the Bentley Mark VI, and no exponent of such modification is more...

LOT 327

1974 Jensen Interceptor Convertible

26,000 miles from new

‘The Interceptor saloon was not a shape that took readily to being converted to a soft-top, so the whole rear end of the car was restyled with more...

LOT 328

1969 Ford Mustang Convertible

Ordered new at the personal request of Henry Ford II

Manufactured in September of 1969, this particular Mustang has an extraordinary history. The car was ordered new by Henry Ford II to be used for his planned vacation...

LOT 328A

1989 BMW E30 M3 Roberto Ravaglia Edition

1 of 16 produced - Current owner since 1992

Although it looked pretty much like a standard E30 3-Series from a distance, the M3 shared only the bonnet with its less-exotic sibling. The most obvious difference was...

LOT 329

1972 Alfa Romeo GT Junior 1.6 Corsa

Launched in 1963, the Giulia Sprint GT featured classically stylish four-seater coachwork designed by Bertone’s Giorgetto Giugiaro, though this was now manufactured at Alfa’s new factory at Arese....

LOT 330

1981 Ferrari 308 GTSi – Coachwork by Scaglietti Copy

Design by Pininfarina - Full Ferrari Service History from new

Ferrari’s line of highly successful V8-engined road cars began with the 308 GT4 of 1973. Badged as a ‘Di-no’, the all-new 308 GT4 2+2 superseded the preceding Dino...

LOT 330

1981 Ferrari 308 GTSi – Coachwork by Scaglietti

Design by Pininfarina - Full Ferrari Service History from new

Ferrari’s line of highly successful V8-engined road cars began with the 308 GT4 of 1973. Badged as a ‘Di-no’, the all-new 308 GT4 2+2 superseded the preceding Dino...

LOT 331

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 332

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 two-seat...

LOT 333

1954 Jaguar XK120 Roadster

Genuine UK RHD

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

LOT 334

1973 Chevrolet Camaro

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 335

1987 Ferrari Modial T

37,000 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...

LOT 336

1968 Ferrari 330GTC Berlinetta

Images unavailable at time of going to press.
File images used. Original colour is correct.

‘At the top - at the absolute top - in the automotive enthusiasts’...

LOT 337

2013 Vauxhall Astra – The final BBC Top Gear “Star in a Reasonably Priced Car”

Offered at No Reserve - Proceeds Ben - to the Automotive Industry Charity

Star in a Reasonably-Priced Car was a segment of Top Gear in which presenter Jeremy Clarkson interviewed a celebrity and then showed a clip of their attempt to...

LOT 338

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 339

1966 Ford Mustang 289 – Rare Manual Gearbox

Ford created a new class of car almost overnight with the introduction of the Mustang sports coupé part way through the 1964 season, catching the rest of the...

LOT 340

1991 Ferrari Testarossa

Rivalling Lamborghini’s Countach for presence, the Pininfarina-designed Testarossa succeeded brilliantly, the gill slats feeding air to its side-mounted radiators being one of the modern era’s most instantly recognisable...

LOT 341

1959 Austin Healey Sprite

Supplied new by “The Car Mart” in London, this lovely Healey was registered on 5th October 1959. It still carries not only its original registration number, but also...

LOT 342

Ferrari 355 Spider

1 registered owner from new

“Complex, sophisticated, and very fast, it is the quantum leap that has enabled the Ferrari V8 to run in proud parallel with the 456GT and 550 Maranello,” enthused...

LOT 343

1963 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 Fixed Head Coupe

Jaguar would make a habit of shocking the automotive world. Sometimes the impact of its cars reached beyond the showrooms and exposition halls to rock popular culture, yet...

LOT 344

1937 Rolls Royce Phantom III by Park Ward

Formerly From the Collection of Sir James Cayzer

This chassis was sent off to test from the Derby factory on 29 April 1937. It had been fitted with engine number E48X and originally with steering at...

LOT 345

1968 Daimler Sovereign

With a top speed of 120mph and 0-60mph acceleration in 10 seconds, Daimler’s 4.2 litre, six cylinder Sovereign was one of the quickest Daimlers to be offered by...

LOT 346

1964 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Series 1

Replacing the 250 GTE 2+2 and the limited-production 330 America was the Ferrari 330 GT 2+2, which made its first public appearance at the Brussels Salon in January...

LOT 347

1984 Porsche 944 Targa

‘Here was a model much more in the Porsche tradition, a 217km/h (135mph) coupé with sparkling acceleration and superlative handling. Some 90,000 were built during a 10-year manufacturing...

LOT 348

1995 Ferrari 355 Berlinetta

28,000 miles from new

“Complex, sophisticated, and very fast, it is the quantum leap that has enabled the Ferrari V8 to run in proud parallel with the 456GT and 550 Maranello,” enthused...

LOT 349

1954 Sunbeam Alpine Special

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 350

1973 Porsche 911 2.4 S Targa

Porsche’s long-running 911 arrived in 1964, replacing the 356. The latter’s rear-engined layout was retained, but the 911 switched to unitary construction for the body shell and dropped...

LOT 351

1967 Mercedes-Benz 230SL

Christened ‘pagoda top’ after their distinctive cabin shape, these SL models were amongst the best-loved sports-tourers of their day and continue to be highly sought after by collectors.

LOT 352

1973 Jaguar E-Type Series III V12 roadster

Bills in excess of £120,000

Whilst the concept of the Jaguar E Type was without doubt one of the finest pieces of automotive design ever to be put into general production, one of...

LOT 353

1957 BMW 503 Coupe

1 of only 2 surviving RHD examples worldwide - One Family Owner for 49 Years

‘It was evident that the factory had yet another classic in its own time as they had with the 328 two decades earlier. The wholly individual coupé or...

LOT 354

1972 Ferrari Dino 246 GT

Three owners from new. 35,000 miles

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 355

2007 Bentley Continental GTC

8,500 miles from new

Unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in 2003 the Bentley Continental GT differed significantly from the previous Continental R & T models in terms of its concept: although...

LOT 356

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 357

1936 Lagonda LG45 ‘Razor Edge’ Saloon by Freestone & Webb

‘1936 Olympia Motor Show Car’

Having established its reputation by winning the Moscow - St. Petersburg Reliability Trial of 1910 with a 30hp six, Lagonda concentrated mainly on the production of light cars...

LOT 358

1968 Porsche 912 Coupe (Limited Edition 5 Speed Gearbox)

911 Carrera RS Evocation

Fitted with the rare limited edition 5 speed gearbox and finished in Glacier white with RS bodywork, this matching numbers 912 has undergone a complete bare metal restoration...

LOT 359

2016 Ford GT40 Evocation

‘An original GT40 is priceless, but an equally charismatic alternative is the GTD40. The pair are indistinguishable from five paces, let alone 50, so faithful is GTD’s replica...

LOT 360

1967 Triumph TR250 – No Reserve

Triumph’s TR Series began with the unveiling of a prototype (the TR1) at the 1952 London Motorshow. The TR2 was launched the following year, and so began an...

LOT 361

1936 Alvis Speed 20 DHC

One of 5 examples bodied by Vanden Plas

By the 1930s, Alvis had established a reputation for producing fast and beautifully built motor cars that also proved very competitive in motorsport events. It was the 12/50...

LOT 362

1938 Mercedes-Benz 230 Saloon

Genuine rare RHD

Hans Gustav Rohr headed up the Mercedes-Benz Passenger Car Development Department for two years prior to his death in August 1937, and he was responsible for the evolution...

LOT 363

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 364

1965 Mercedes Benz 300SE Fintail

The 300SE was Mercedes-Benz’s flagship model at the time of its introduction in 1961, superseding the 300 ‘Adenauer’, and would remain so until the arrival of the 600...

LOT 365

2004 Ferrari 360

Only 27,800 miles from new

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 366

1970 Mercedes Benz 220D

The Mercedes-Benz W114 and W115 models were designed by French auto designer Paul Bracq, were first introduced in 1968 and ran through until 1976 when they were replaced...

LOT 367

1993 Alfa Romeo 164 2.0 V6 Turbo Super

One Owner From New

The Alfa Romeo 164’s launch represented the beginning of the renaissance of its maker. It was a member of the Type Four project, which resulted in four cars...

LOT 368

1977 Porsche 911S 2.7 Cabriolet

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...