The London Classic Car Show

An Important Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles

Auction details


ExCeL London Western Gateway Royal Victoria Dock London

Date 22 Feb 2019
Time 2:00 PM

Auction Part 1: Saturday 16th February 2019 – 2PM (Lots 101-159) Auction Part 2: Sunday 17th February 2019 – 2PM (Lots 201-241) Viewing from Thursday 14th February

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

The London Classic Car Show 2019 RESULTS

LOT 101

Registration Number “1 EW” – Offered with Brabus Smart Car

The Registration Number “1 EW” - Offered with Brabus Smart Car
LOT 102

1986 Jaguar XJ-S

One Owner, 36,000 Miles

The XJ-S had been under development since 1968 and as a 2+2 fixed head coupe was intended as a replacement for the now legendary E-type. From the beginning it...
LOT 103

1970 Fiat 500L

Replacement for FIAT’s much-loved 500 ‘Topolino’, the Nuova 500 debuted in 1957. A radical departure from its predecessor’s essentially pre-war design, FIAT’s new baby featured unitary construction, an opening...

LOT 104

1986 Peugeot 1.9 GTi Phase I

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 105

1960 MGA Fixedhead Coupe Rally Car

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 than a...
LOT 106

1987 Ford Capri V8 Coyote

Developed for TV show ‘Goblin Works Garage’

This highly modified and unusual Capri was featured in a TV series in January 2018 with a build cost of £52,000 – an extensive build sheet is available in...
LOT 107

1977 Mini 1000 by Wood & Pickett

Owned from new by Cilla Black

The Mini came about because of a fuel shortage caused by the 1956 Suez Crisis. Petrol was once again rationed in the UK, sales of large cars slumped, and...
LOT 108

1974 Lamborghini Urraco P250S

One owner for 37 years – Recent engine rebuild costing £15,000

In accordance with their practice of naming their cars after Fighting Bulls, it was fitting that this new, junior, V8 Lamborghini was named ‘Urraco’ which translates as ‘little bull’. Intended...
LOT 109

1972 BMW E9 CSi 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 almost...
LOT 110

1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixedhead Coupé

The Jaguar XK120 was manufactured by Jaguar between 1948 and 1954 and was Jaguar’s first post-war sports car, succeeding the SS 100 which ceased production in 1940. The XK120...
LOT 111

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 112

1960 Mercedes 220SE Cabriolet

1 of only 17 examples produced in Right Hand Drive

Mercedes-Benz reintroduced six-cylinder models to its range in 1951 with the 220 and 300 types, both of which were shown at the Frankfurt Show in the spring of...

LOT 113

1973 Porsche 911 2.7 RS Touring

On the heels of Porsche’s resounding success with its incredibly powerful 917 in prototype racing, the FIA decided to limit engines for the World Championship of Makes to more...
LOT 114

2002 Ferrari 360 Spider

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 115

2011 Audi R8 V10 Spyder

The Audi R8, based on the Audi Le Mans Quattro concept car, designed by Frank Lamberty and Julian Hoenig, first appeared at the 2003 International Geneva Motor Show and...
LOT 116

2005 Porsche Carrera GT

4,300 miles with full Porsche Service History

The Carrera GT proved to enthusiasts in the early 21st century that Porsche had not lost its way and was still very much capable of producing a world-class winning...
LOT 117

1969 Jaguar E-Type Series II Roadster

The Jaguar E-Type (a.k.a. Jaguar XK-E) is a British sports car, which was manufactured by Jaguar Cars Ltd. between 1961 and 1975. Its combination of good looks, high performance...
LOT 118

1969 Porsche 911E

With One Owner For Over 40 Years

The basic Porsche 911 design has been in constant production since its introduction in 1963. Only in 1998 did the air-cooled six cylinder engine revert to water cooling. Throughout...

LOT 119

1982 Rolls-Royce Corniche Convertible

Rolls-Royce’s adoption of unitary construction for its new Silver Shadow and T-Series Bentley necessitated the reorganisation of in-house coachbuilder H J Mulliner, Park Ward to enable it to produce...
LOT 120

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 121

1964 Mercedes-Benz 220 SE

Design of a replacement for the two-door Pontons began in 1957; as most of the chassis and drivetrain were to be unified with the sedan, the scope was focused...
LOT 122

1959 Maserati Tipo 60/61 ‘Birdcage’

To be sold with a large amount of documentation, photographs, full rebuild invoices from Steve Hart Racing and confirmation of the cars original components.

This car offers a...

LOT 123

1965 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Coupe

Offered at NO RESERVE & with COA Confirming Matching Numbers

Introduced in 3.8-litre form in 1961, the Jaguar E-Type caused a sensation when it appeared, with instantly classic lines and 150mph top speed. Its design owed much to that...
LOT 124

2004 Ferrari 612 Scaglietti

Right Hand Drive example

Ferrari’s 612 Scaglietti was first shown to the public at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in 2004. Replacing the 456 GT, the 612 Scaglietti was the...
LOT 125

Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3

The 300 SEL 6.3 was Mercedes-Benz’s fastest and most opulent full-sized executive saloon car of the late 1960’s and early 70’s. The model started out as a private venture...
LOT 126

1973 Porsche 911T Targa

2 Owners from new

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

1974 Porsche 914

Porsche’s strong historical links with Volkswagen were re-affirmed in 1969 with the launch of the Porsche-designed 914, a mid-engined, Targa-top sports car to be assembled by Karmann of Osnabrück....
LOT 128

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 129

1996 Ferrari 355 Spider

31,000 miles from new – 2 previous owners

“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 130

1962 Aston Martin DB4 Series V

Manufactured between October 1958 and June 1963, the DB4 developed through no fewer than five series. However, it should be made clear that the cars were not thus designated...
LOT 131

1959 Lister Jaguar Knobbly Evocation

Englishman Brian Lister used the facilities of his father’s Cambridge wrought iron shop, George Lister & Sons, as the basis for a career in race car engineering, which then...
LOT 132

1936 Jaguar SS100 3.5

Launched for 1936, the SS100 was the first real high-performance model produced by SS Cars Limited and used a new Weslake-developed overhead-valve engine in a shortened SS1 chassis. The...
LOT 133

1928 Rolls-Royce Phantom I Dual Cowl Tourer by Barker

A direct descendent of the Silver Ghost, the Rolls-Royce Phantom I was launched in May 1925. It became immediately obvious that Rolls-Royce had gained quite a bit of knowledge...
LOT 134

1949 MG TC

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 135

1951 Lancia Aurelia B10

One of the most influential designs to emerge from Italy post-WW2, the classic Aurelia was the first car ever to employ a V6 engine. Designed in wartime by Francesco...
LOT 136

1989 Porsche 911 Speedster

In 1989 Porsche reintroduced one of their most iconic body styles – the Speedster. This uncompromising variant hadn’t been offered since 1959, a time when 356s were rolling out...
LOT 137

1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

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...
LOT 138

1972 Porsche 911 2.4 RUF ‘Flatnose’

Recent invoices totalling £9,000 include an engine rebuild

A ‘modern classic’ if ever there was one, Porsche’s long-running 911 arrived in 1964, replacing the 356 that had secured the fledgling company’s reputation as a producer of some...
LOT 139

2003 Ferrari 575M Fiorano

Introduced for 2002, the Ferrari 575M (Modificata) represented an evolution of the acclaimed 550 Maranello rather than an entirely new model. For the 575M, engine displacement grew to 5,748cc...
LOT 140

1967 Porsche 911 2.0

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 unitary...
LOT 141

1962 Austin-Healey 3000 Mark IIIA

The enlargement of its C-Series six-cylinder engine to 2,912cc, and the adoption of Girling front disc brakes, differentiated the new-for-1959 Austin-Healey 3000 from the preceding 100/6. In 3000 form...
LOT 142

2001 Ferrari 360 Challenge

New Stradale engine fitted in 2013 - Ready to race

The Ferrari Challenge series was created in 1993 to create a single-model racing series for Ferrari’s own customers to compete against each other using Ferrari’s current mid-engined V-8 road...
LOT 143A

1994 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Turbo Look

We are proud to offer this very unique 1994 Carrera 4 with the turbo look option, with only 256 being produced this makes it one of the rarest 964's...
LOT 144

1969 Jaguar E Type Series 2 4.2 litre manual Fixed Head Coupe

Launched in October 1964, the 4.2-litre version of Jaguar’s sensational E-Type brought with it a more user-friendly all-synchromesh gearbox and a superior Lockheed brake servo along with the bigger,...
LOT 145

2011 Ford Focus RS500

The Ford Focus RS500 made its global debut at the Leipzig Motor Show on April 9th, 2010 and marked the final swansong for production of the remarkable, second generation,...
LOT 146

1962 Porsche 356 1600S Cabriolet

The 356 series was without doubt the model which catapulted the Porsche marque into world-wide contention in the hotly-contested sports car market. It put into practice Dr Porsche’s highly-evolved...
LOT 147

1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL

The Mercedes-Benz SL range of models have been in production for over sixty years metamorphosing from the Le Mans winning W194 of 1952 to the technologically advanced, aluminium...
LOT 148

2004 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG

The CL65 AMG is a beautifully packaged and jaw dropping collection of power, sumptuous comfort and noise. According to the UK Sales figures, just 35-40 CL65s were officially sold...
LOT 149

1968 Mini Cooper S MkII

Matching number – Desirable sunroof

The notion that the Mini might have a future as anything other than basic transport was an anathema, the idea of a high-performance version was laughable. One man though,...
LOT 150

1989 Porsche 911 3.2 G50 Convertible

Matching Numbers

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...
LOT 151

1984 Lamborghini Jalpa

The Lamborghini Jalpa made its public debut at the March 1981 Geneva Auto Show; joining the Countach, this open coupe (removable “targa-style” roof section) has been referred to as...
LOT 152

1994 Porsche 968 Coupe

The 968 came directly from the 944 but towards the end of its development, Porsche needed a more modern motorcar with which to present the advances that were coming...
LOT 153

1992 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 154

1955 Porsche 550 Spider Evocation

This Porsche 550 Spyder evocation was ordered new by the last owner in 2015 from Vintage Motorcars as a turn-key kit and has since been driven just over 500...
LOT 155

1976 Pontiac Trans AM

Stored in a private collection since the 80’s – Recent transmission overhaul

For 1976, the Pontiac Firebird was available as four models including the base, Esprit, Formula and Trans Am. The base engine was a 250 cubic-inch six-cylinder engine while the...
LOT 156

1938 Buick Special Series 40 Albemarle Drophead Coupé by Carlton Carriage Company Ltd.

Right Hand Drive Example - Long term single family ownership

Inventor David Dunbar Buick built his first automobile in Detroit, Michigan in 1903. More designer than businessman, Buick's lack of talent in the latter role led to his business...

LOT 157

Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTS

Rare Right-Hand drive GTS specification

The Alfetta GTS was a UK-only special edition, built in 1979-80. It’s estimated that between 25 and 50 were manufactured and this one comes with a full service history. It...
LOT 158

1979 Bentley T2

The Bentley T-Series was the Bentley badged version of the Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, available as a four or two door saloon with coachwork by James Young or Mulliner Park...
LOT 159

1973 Datsun 240Z

uprated to 6.6 litre V8 power

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 201

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 202

1980 Triumph TR8 Grinall

Mark Grinnall first came to prominence in the 1980s when he began to convert Triumph’s somewhat limp-wristed TR7 and ill-developed TR8 into proper cars more worthy of the sporting...
LOT 203

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 204

1998 Fiat Coupe

37,900 miles recorded from new – extensive history file

The Fiat type 175, officially titled the Coupé Fiat was produced between 1993 and 2000 and remembered for its distinctive, angular design with unique scalloped side panels designed by...
LOT 205

1967 Porsche 912

Matching numbers example

The Porsche 912 was built from 1965 - 1969 and was seen by many as a transitional model from the 356 to 911. It had all the modern developments...
LOT 206

1978 Mercedes-Benz 230 C

A time warp Carburettor example being sold by the cars second owner from new. One of a small number of the specification on UK roads.
LOT 207

1968 Jaguar 420G

In 1969, the Jaguar 420 G was the epitomy of modern luxury saloon car motoring, it offered every conceivable refinement for its privileged owner. The advanced design 6 cyl....
LOT 208

1968 Volkswagen Bay Window Westfalia

The Volkswagen Type 2, known officially (depending on body type) as the Transporter, Kombi or Microbus, or, more informally, as the Bus (US) or Camper (UK), was introduced in...
LOT 209

1999 Aston Martin DB7 Dunhill Coupe

35,000 miles from new – Full Aston service history

In June 1997 Aston Martin unveiled a unique DB7 derivative that had been produced for Alfred Dunhill, the leading British company specialising in men’s clothing and a range of...
LOT 210

1995 Lotus Elan M100 S2

The M100-Series Lotus Elan represented the light at the end of a very long tunnel for its maker. Lotus had been developing a small car to slot in under...
LOT 211

1991 Porsche 964 Turbo 3.3

Matching numbers - European specification

Designed by Benjamin Dimson in 1986, Porsche introduced the 964 Turbo model in March 1990 as the successor to the 930, choosing to adopt the well-proven 3.3 litre engine...
LOT 212

1917 Austin Twenty EXP1 Prototype

One of two prototype Austin Twenties

Driven by Edgar Wren as a promotional car to secure new orders of the 20hp model The first prototype Austin Twenty began to take shape in the chassis-erecting shop...
LOT 213

1968 Alfa Romeo Duetto Spider ‘Boat Tail’

Desirable early example – Offered with private registration plate

A modern classic by Pininfarina, the simple-yet-elegant “Kamm tail” Spider bodywork premiered on the 1970 Spider Veloce would prove enduringly popular, lasting into the 1990s. The Spider’s mechanics were...
LOT 214

1939 Amilcar Hotchkiss Compound

Offered at No Reserve

The Amilcar Compound was produced from 1938 through the early 1940s with 681 examples built plus an additional 159 commercial vehicles (as many as 950 examples were reportedly...

LOT 215

1965 Mercedes 230SL

Rare Right Hand Drive Example

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 216

1988 Ferrari Testarossa

Ferrari Classiche Red Book – European delivered

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 217

1996 Jaguar XJ Executive

The first Jaguar XJ was launched in 1968 and the XJ designation has been used for successive Jaguar flagship models ever since. The original model was the last Jaguar...
LOT 218

1997 Bentley Turbo R – Long Wheel Base Version

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 219A

1973 Porsche 911T Coupe

The first of countless upgrades to the perennial 911 came in 1966, two years after production had commenced, with the introduction of the 911S, which featured stylish Fuchs five-spoked...
LOT 220

1995 Ferrari 456 GT – Manual Gearbox

The Pininfarina designed original 456 was available in GT and (from 1996) GTA forms. The difference in name signifies the transmission: the former has a six-speed manual and the...
LOT 221

1978 Mini 850

supplied new in Union Jack Livery

The Mini was made by the British Motor Corporation (BMC) and its successors from 1959 until 2000. The original is considered a British icon of the 1960s and its...