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 Range Rover Classic

Ex-Bernard Jackman (Managing Director of Rover-Triumph), 2 owners from new


In late 1963 Rover’s director and general manager, A.B. Smith, asked Bernard Jackman to come and talk about ‘breaks’. Wondering slightly about the spelling, Jackman drove to Solihull, and was offered the job of Rover production director. “From...

1989 Jaguar XJS Convertible


Jaguar’s first response to demands for an open-top XJ-S was somewhat conservative in engineering terms. The XJ-S had not been designed with an open version in mind, so a Targa-style arrangement was adopted, which retained a substantial roll...

1991 Maserati Shamal


Built between 1989 and 1996, the V8-powered Shamal supercar was the ultimate expression of Maserati’s long-running Biturbo family. Maserati’s mainstream model throughout the 1980s, and the first series-production road car to employ a twin turbo-charged engine, the Biturbo...