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

1974 Citroen SM


Following its launch at the 1970 Geneva Show, the SM was praised for its power and its chassis, road holding benefiting from the engine’s positioning behind the front axle line.

For 1972 the carburettors were replaced by Bosch...

1957 Mercedes-Benz 220S Cabriolet

Right Hand Drive - One of 20 Produced


It is not always appreciated what a stir Mercedes-Benz road cars made in the 1950s. Leaving aside such obvious stars as the 300SL ‘Gullwing’, there were headlines like ‘Magnificent Mercedes’ when a new saloon came out. It is...

1964 Triumph TR4


The Triumph TR4 was introduced in 1961 to follow its very successful predecessors, the TR2 and TR3. Code named ‘Zest’ during development the body was given a more modern and updated appearance by Michelotti but its drivetrain and...

1972 Rolls-Royce Corniche Convertible

Coachwork by H J Mulliner Park Ward - One owner from new


Recalling the firm’s glamorous Grandes Routières of pre-war days such as the Phantom II Continental, the coachbuilt variants of the new Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow and T-Series Bentley were limited to just two: a two-door coupé or similar convertible,...

1991 Ferrari 348 TS


First seen in prototype form in 1987, the Ferrari 348 entered production in 1989, replacing the immensely successful 328GTB/GTS. Mid-engined like its predecessor, the 348 differed by mounting its four-valves-per-cylinder, quad-cam V8 engine - now enlarged to 3.4...

1986 Porsche 930 Turbo SE Flatnose

One owner from new - one of 48 right hand drive cars


“It offers the finest blend of ultimate performance and refinement I have ever come across...” – Paul Frère on the Porsche 911 Turbo.

What set the 911 Turbo apart from its peers was the relaxed way this stupefying performance...

1999 Ferrari F355 GTS

One of 74 UK RHD, 22,000 miles, full Ferrari service history


The Ferrari F355 is a modern classic, so beautiful, so well-engineered and so well received that it marked the beginning of the end of the old-guard ‘Ferraristi’ philosophy that the only “real” Ferraris were ones with 12-cylinder engines....