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

1929 Morgan Aero “Three Wheeler”

Same family ownership for 52 years


The Morgan Three Wheeler was designed by the Morgan Motor Company in 1910, and built at their Malvern Link factory.

It was an extremely well-engineered, reliable and successful vehicle which made motoring affordable for many more than previously.  It was...

1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SL


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 six-cylinder engine with multi-port fuel injection using a mechanical pump...

1994 Porsche 964 Speedster

One of just Fourteen Right-hand Drive Cars Produced


The Porsche 964 Speedster was introduced in October 1992, its Speedster bodyshape being first penned for the 356 model, primarily as a basic and thus cheap Porsche for the Californian market. With 4000 cars produced, it was a...

1988 Porsche 911 Turbo Targa

One of 320 produced - One of 45 UK delivered cars - £11,000 recently spent


Much rarer than the Coupe model, only 320 Turbo Targas were made in total for the European market between 1987 and 1989. The first 911 3.0 Turbo appeared back in 1975, in what was intended to be a...

1968 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL


The W113 SL was developed under the auspices of Mercedes-Benz Technical Director Fritz Nallinger, Chief Engineer Rudolf Uhlenhaut and Head of Styling Friedrich Geiger. The lead designers were Paul Bracq and Bela Barenyi who devised its distinctive, patented,...