The Spirit of Motoring, Ascot

Auction Details


Ascot Racecourse
Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 7JX
United Kingdom

Date 10 Oct 2015
Time 3:00 PM

Friday 9th October 2015 – 12.00pm – 6.00pm

On the day of auction from 10.00am

Location Ascot, United Kingdom
Admission Admission by catalogue only (admits two)
Collection Terms Terms & Conditions of Business


Coys’ Spirit of Motoring sale, held at Ascot racecourse, home of the British sporting establishment, on 10th October 2015, offered a broad selection of the highest quality collectors motor cars.

Both collectors and the historic motor trade were pleased with the results – not only the prices achieved, some of which are highlighted below, but also the strong volume of sales, which was well received by all.

The Spirit of Motoring, Ascot 2015 RESULTS

1964 Ginetta G4


The first car, the G2, was produced as a kit for enthusiasts and consisted of a tubular frame chassis to take Ford components and aluminium body. About 100 were made. The G3 was introduced with glass fibre body...

1991 Rover Mini

Ex Britt Ekland


On introduction in August 1959 the Mini was marketed under the Austin and Morris names, as the Austin Seven and Morris Mini-Minor. The Austin Seven was renamed to Austin Mini in January 1962 and Mini became a marque...

1962 Jaguar MKII


Although the MkI was a great success, selling four times as many as the larger Jaguar saloons, Jaguar boss William Lyons was not content: he knew it could be improved. Happily, virtually every aspect that had been criticised...

1969 MGB Roadster


The MGB was a very modern design at the time of its introduction, utilizing a monocoque structure instead of the traditional body-on-frame construction used on both the MGA and MG T-types and the MGB’s rival, the Triumph TR...

1966 Tecno Formula 3

Ex Works Clay Regazzoni and Carlo Facetti – the Pederzani brothers first F3 single seater race car – with bodywork by Medardo Fantuzzi.


Formed as ‘Tecnokart’ by brothers Luciano and Gianfranco Pederzani in 1962,  the Italian firm built karts at first before diversifying into larger types of open-wheel racing cars and eventually Formula 1. Tecno arrived on the international stage...

1972 Alfa Romeo Junior Zagato


The GT 1300 Junior Zagato was a limited production two-seater coupé with aerodynamic bodywork by Zagato of Milan. The model evoked the earlier, race-oriented Giulietta Sprint Zagatos which featured aluminium bodywork and had a very active competition history. However,...