Syon Park

An Important Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles

Auction details


Syon Park Brentford Middlesex TW8 8JF

Date 13 Oct 2018
Time 2:00PM (Revised Start Time)

Thursday 11th October from 2.00pm to 6.00pm Friday 12th October from 9.00am to 6.00pm On the day of the sale from 9.00am to start of sale

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

Syon Park 2018 RESULTS

LOT 101

Registration number REN 1

The registration number REN 1.

LOT 102A

Registration Number 11 XO

The registration number 11 XO.

LOT 102

Registration number 250 M

The registration number 250 M.

LOT 103

1926 Humber 9/20

From the dawn of the motoring age until the end of the 1970s, Humber cars were a very important part of the British motor industry.

At first, high quality cars...

LOT 104

1992 Alfa-Romeo Spider Series 4

The Spider designation for the open top sports cars originates from the word, speeder, and a two-person open horse carriage. The Alfa Romeo 105/115 Series Spider was produced...

LOT 105

1968 Mercedes 250SL Pagoda

Rare Manual Example - One owner since 1986 – EU Delivered example – 83,000km from new (51,000miles)

‘Every driver who has more than a purely utilitarian interest in automobiles should drive a Mercedes-Benz 250SL at least once in his life. The car is an almost perfect...

LOT 106

1993 Mercedes-Benz SL280

The Mercedes-Benz R129 models were produced from 1989 through to 2001 and were sold under the SL-Class model names. The R129 replaced the R107 SL-Class in 1989 and was...

LOT 107

1998 Aston Martin DB7

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 Ian...

LOT 108

1968 Lamborghini C503 tracked tractor

By now, even casual automotive enthusiasts are familiar with the story of how Ferruccio Lamborghini got involved in the car business in the 1960s. But for those who...

LOT 109

1958 BMW Isetta 300

One of the more successful designs of the cabin scooter’s heyday was the BMW Isetta, a model the German firm manufactured under license from its Italian originator, Iso (the...

LOT 110A

1969 Burlington Berreta 1296cc

Founded by Haydn Davis , Burlington Cars was a British kit car company originally based in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. They moved to Northampton in 1988 becoming the Burlington Motor...

LOT 110

1997 Range Rover ‘Mobile Office’ Concept

The Range Rover (LP) was the second-generation Range Rover model from Land Rover. It was launched on 28th September 1994, 24 years after the introduction of the first-generation Range...

LOT 111

2003 Viper SRT/10 8.3

As if the earlier Vipers weren't raucous enough, a maximum-strength version--the SRT-10--became available for 2003. Although some pieces carry over, much of the new asp is a clean-sheet redesign....

LOT 112

1967 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 113

1971 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 114

1934 Singer Le Mans

in current ownership for over 30 years

Founded in 1905 by bicycle manufacturer George Singer, the firm made its first saleable car in Coventry the following year. By 1928 Singer had grown to become Britain’s...

LOT 115

1996 Porsche 993 C2

30,200 miles from new – Rare RHD example

This stunning Porsche 911 (993) Carrera Coupe is one of only 75 RHD Tiptronic Coupe's produced in 1996 and was supplied new by Porsche dealer AFN in Chiswick and...

LOT 116

1963 Fiat 1600S OSCA

After WW2 the three surviving Maserati brothers founded Officine Specializzate per la Costruzione Automobili Fratelli Maserati – OSCA - to build limited edition competition cars. OSCA was a tiny...

LOT 117

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 118

1964 Porsche 356C

Introduced in 1948, the Porsche Type 356 is acknowledged to be one of the world’s greatest sports cars. Over a 15-year production run, the handsome and durable 356 evolved...

LOT 119

1937 Packard 115C Convertible Coupe

Rare Right Hand Drive Example

Packard’s 15th Series was introduced on September 3, 1936, with an incredible 50 models available for 1937. With the success of its 120 Model, Packard decided to go...

LOT 120

1931 Rolls-Royce Playboy Springfield Roadster Tribute by Cencio and Sons

Like its Ghost predecessor, the New Phantom (retrospectively known as the Phantom I) was also produced by Rolls-Royce of America Incorporated, a subsidiary set up in December 1919 when...

LOT 121

1987 Ferrari Mondial

The Mondial saw Ferrari return to Pininfarina as its choice of styling house, and it was sold as a mid-sized Coupé and, eventually, a Cabriolet. Conceived as a ‘more...

LOT 122

1996 Porsche 993 Carrera 4 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 123

1989 Mini ERA Turbo Sports Saloon

The ERA Mini Turbo is a modified Mini city car that was produced by Engineering Research & Application Ltd. under the ERA brand name from 1989 to 1991 at...

LOT 124

1964 Mercedes 230SL Pagoda

Introduced at the Geneva Salon in March 1963 as replacement for the 190SL, the 230SL abandoned its predecessor’s four-cylinder engine in favour of a 2.3 liter fuel-injected six cylinder...

LOT 125

1924 Delahaye Type 97 ‘Double Phaeton Skiff’

During WWI, Delahaye manufactured military trucks, FN rifles and parts for Hispano-Suiza aero engines. Two-bearing crankshafts were a feature of many Delahaye engine designs of this period, including one...

LOT 126

1973 Porsche 911 2.4 T/E

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 the...

LOT 127

1997 Ferrari 355 GTS

“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 Car...

LOT 128

1969 Jaguar XJ6 Series 1 – offered at No Reserve

With one family owner from new

The Jaguar XJ series automobile made its firsts appearance in the autumn of 1968 with the first of what would become six total generations, reaching a production number of...

LOT 129

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 130

2005 AC Cobra by Dax

The hugely charismatic DAX Cobra has remained the undisputed market leader for more than 25 years and has steadily established itself as a much sought after classic sports car...

LOT 131

1924 LaFayette Model 134 Coupe

Two Owners From New, Extensive Restoration

Founded during 1919 and based in Mars Hill, Indiana, the LaFayette Motors Company boasted the technical expertise of none other than D'Orsay McCall White. An expat Glaswegian, McCall White...

LOT 132A

1959 Leyland AEC Routemaster Double Deck Bus by Park Royal

A pioneering design, the Routemaster outlasted several of its replacement types in London, survived the privatisation of the former London Transport bus operators and was also used by other...

LOT 132

1930 Packard Deluxe Eight Roadster 745

106 bhp, 384.8 cu in. L-head inline eight-cylinder engine, four-speed manual transmission, solid front axle with leaf-spring suspension, solid rear axle with hypoid gear drive, and four-wheel mechanical drum...

LOT 133

1992 Lamborghini Diablo – ex. Walter Wolf

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....

LOT 135

1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Original Right Hand Drive

Launched at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1963, the 230SL – or W113 as the model range was internally labelled at Mercedes-Benz – was a completely new car...

LOT 136

1971 Rolls Royce Corniche Convertible

Ex Sir Bruce Forsyth

Rolls-Royce's final coach-built models were entrusted to the company's in-house coachbuilder, Mulliner Park Ward. These two-door cars were hand built in the best traditions of British coachbuilding, using only...

LOT 137

1974 BMW E9 CSI

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 138

2005 Mercedes SLR McLaren – UK delivered from new

The heart of any car is its engine, and that of the SLR McLaren is truly outstanding. Produced at Mercedes-Benz’s AMG performance division, it is a 5.5-litre, 24-valve, supercharged...

LOT 139

2001 Ferrari 550 Barchetta – 558 miles from new

under 600 miles from new

‘The 550 Barchetta Pininfarina was designed to recall the glories of successful road racers of the past, such as the 166 MM, and thoroughbred front-engined 12-cylinder Ferrari roadsters of...

LOT 140

1968 MGB by Frontline Developments

over £100,000 invested - The fastest MGB in the world

'…'This is one of the world’s official dream machines' - Chris Evans

'…One customer has traded in a recent 911 for an Abingdon - and we can see why' David...

LOT 141

1959 Austin Healey Frogeye Sprite

Supercharged WXO 257

This early production Frogeye was registered 3rd April 1959 and still retains its original registration number. It was partially restored in 2006 and fitted with a Shorrock C75B supercharger....

LOT 142

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 143A

1979 Jaguar XJS pre-HE

This wonderful and mostly original example underwent a full restoration including engine rebuild in 2007 by its previous custodian, who happened to be a doctor by trade. From there...

LOT 143

1992 Mercedes-Benz 600SL (R129)

The R129 was based on the shortened floorpan of the Mercedes-Benz W124 and featured many innovative details for its time, for instance, electronically controlled damping (optional) and a hidden,...

LOT 144

2010 Ferrari 458 Italia 630 Carbon Edition by Oakley

This limited edition 458, offered with full Ferrari main dealer service history, has been very well cared for throughout its life. With a modest 11,400 miles recorded from new,...

LOT 145

1969 Austin Mini Cooper MkII 998cc

Alec Issigonis' friend John Cooper, owner of the Cooper Car Company and designer and builder of Formula 1 and Sports Cars, saw the potential of the Mini for competition....

LOT 146

1973 BMW 2002 Tii

“It’s here at long-awaited last . . . with all of the high-priced, understated functionality of a Hardy Amies hair shirt. The BMW 2002 tii, exquisite penance for the...

LOT 147

1955 Morris Minor

The Morris Minor debuted at the Earls Court Motor Show, London, on 20 September 1948. Designed under the leadership of Alec Issigonis, more than 1.3 million were manufactured between...

LOT 148

1974 Porsche 911 Carrera

The legendary Porsche RS resulted from the Zuffenhausen factory's realization that the excess weight of its top-of-the-range 2.4-liter 911S production model restricted its development potential for racing. It was...

LOT 148A

1991 Porsche 944 Turbo 250bhp

Following the international success of the 924, a more powerful Porsche-designed all-alloy, 2.5-litre inline-four, producing 163 bhp, was introduced in 1982 for the 944. Porsche engineers were able to...

LOT 149

1997 Bentley Turbo R

The Bentley Turbo R is a high-performance car which was produced from 1985 to 1999. The “R” stood for “Roadholding”, to set it apart from its predecessor. It initially...

LOT 150

1952 Land Rover Series 1

Comprehensively restored - Offered with a very rare safari top

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 151

1975 Morris Mini Cooper 1300 MKII

To many, its designer Alec Issigonis included, the notion that the Mini might have a future as anything other than basic transport was anathema, and the idea of a...

LOT 152

1978 Lotus Esprit S2

In 1970 Tony Rudd, who had arrived at Lotus the previous year, proposed two new model development projects. The first, Project M50, resulted in the 1974 Elite. The second,...

LOT 153

Lancia Montecarlo

Recent invcoies totaling over £15,000 and including engine rebuild

The Beta Montecarlo was originally designated the X 20 and was to be the ‘big brother’ of the Fiat X 19, but whilst deciding what engine to fit, ranging...

LOT 154

1966 Jaguar S-Type

The Jaguar S Type was a technically more sophisticated development of the Jaguar Mark 2, offering buyers a more luxurious alternative to the Mark 2 but without the size...

LOT 155

1968 Rover P5B

In 1965, Rover's Managing Director, William Martin-Hurst, secured the tooling and production rights to the '215' V8 engine from Buick. Rover redeveloped the engine and launched it at the...