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Spring Classics

Auction Details

Address

Royal Horticultural Halls
Vincent Square
Westminster, London

Date 08 Mar 2016
Time 7:00 PM
Viewing

Monday 7th March from 12.00 noon to 8.00pm

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

Location Royal Horticultural Society, Lindley Hall, Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PE
Admission Admission by catalogue only (admits two)
Collection Terms Terms & Conditions of Business

RESULTS NOW PUBLISHED

Results Now Published

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An Important Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles

Spring Classics 2016 RESULTS

1970 Mercedes 280 SL

51,500 miles from new

£71,240

In March 1963 the new generation of SL sports cars was launched with the debut of the 230 SL at the Geneva Show. This revolutionary new model replaced the now ageing 190 and 300SL models. Mercedes engineering, together...

1973 Aston Martin V8 Saloon

£63,960

Although always intended to house the new Tadek Marek-designed V8, the DBS first appeared with the 4.0-litre six of the concurrently produced DB6. Styled in-house by Bill Towns, the four-seater DBS employed a platform-type chassis with independent suspension...

1988 Ferrari Testarossa Coupe

£93,640

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 – and copied - styling devices. A larger car than...

1997 Ferrari 456 GTA –

27,000 miles from new

£48,840

Not since the 412’s demise in 1989 had Ferrari offered a ‘2+2’ and when the 456GT debuted at the Paris Salon in October 1992 it was obvious that the long awaited newcomer eclipsed all Maranello’s previous four-seat Grand...

1994 Ferrari 348 TB Speciale

One of 4 cars delivered to the UK

£70,000

The 348 Speciale was exactly what the name suggested! Several modifications were made to the body design as well: new front spoiler to optimize aerodynamics similar to the F40, new front grill with chrome prancing horse, bumpers and...

1988 Porsche 911 3.2 Carrera Sport

£42,120

Porsche developed a reputation early on for their surprising performance from their small displacement rear-engine sports and racing cars. These ‘giant killers’ could outperform cars with much higher horsepower figures by making light cars with incredible handling. This...

1948 Allard L Type

£28,320

Using a crashed Ford V-8 coupe onto which he had grafted the body from a Grand Prix Bugatti, racing driver Sydney Allard constructed one of the most unlikely of all pre-war trials specials. However, the Allard Special’s lightweight...