The Spirit of Motoring at Syon Park

An Important Auction of Fine Historic Automobiles

Auction details


Syon Park, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 8JF

Date 19 Oct 2019
Time 2:00 PM

Friday 18th October from 10.00am to 6.00pm
On the day of the sale from 9.00am to start of sale

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

The Spirit of Motoring at Syon Park 2019 RESULTS

LOT 101

1960 Puch Cheetah

one owner from new

The Roller-Scooter became a popular style across the continent, and a number of other European companies produced variants on the Roller-Scooter theme during the later 1950s. The Puch Cheetah...
LOT 103

1994 Range Rover Vogue SE

This excellent classic Range Rover was the top of the range SE model with many optional extras fitted from new including air suspension, electric heated seats, traction control, sunroof,...
LOT 104

1952 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 105

1987 Porsche 944 Coupe

Announced in 1981, the 944 was the third of Porsche’s new family of front-engined sports cars. The first of the line, the 924, had arrived in November 1975 and...
LOT 106

1984 Lotus Esprit S3

Featured on BBC Television, Music Videos, Marketing and Product Launches

In 1970 Tony Rudd, who had arrived at Lotus the previous year, proposed two new model development projects. The first, Project M50, resulted in the 1974 Elite. The second,...
LOT 107

1978 Triumph Stag Mk 2

Matching Numbers and Condition 1+ Two private owners and 36,000 miles from new

Stylish, fast and practical, the Stag began life as a Triumph 2000-based styling exercise by Italian carrossier Giovanni Michelotti. A 2+2 convertible, Michelotti’s design featured a quad-lamp grille and...
LOT 108

1983 Maserati Quattroporte III

Classic Car Magazine Cover and Main Feature Car Feature Car, Autoitalia Magazine - Maintained by McGrath

The third generation Maserati Quattroporte created a new kind of supercar with four doors and four comfortable seats. The first version, launched in 1963, was a comfortable automobile capable...
LOT 109

1990 Ford Sierra Sapphire Cosworth

Two Owners from New - 49,000 Miles

The Sapphire Cosworth, being based on a different shell to the original three-door Cosworth, along with its more discreet rear wing, recorded a drag co-efficient of 0.33, thus allowing...
LOT 110

1976 Jaguar XJ12C

The XJ12C really represented the end of the bespoke, hand-built specialist luxury British super-coupe. With its 5.3 litre V12 engine, stylish hand-finished 2-door coupe bodywork, they were the definitive...
LOT 111

1958 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery Copy

Chevrolet’s design for the year fared better than its other GM offerings, and lacked the overabundance of chrome found on Pontiacs, Oldsmobiles, Buicks and Cadillacs. Complementing Chevrolet’s front design...
LOT 111

1958 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery Copy

Chevrolet’s design for the year fared better than its other GM offerings, and lacked the overabundance of chrome found on Pontiacs, Oldsmobiles, Buicks and Cadillacs. Complementing Chevrolet’s front design...
LOT 111

1958 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery

Chevrolet’s design for the year fared better than its other GM offerings, and lacked the overabundance of chrome found on Pontiacs, Oldsmobiles, Buicks and Cadillacs. Complementing Chevrolet’s front design...
LOT 112

1962 Fiat Abarth 850 TC Tribute

Abarth began in business, like so many other motoring concerns in post-war Italy, modifying small capacity cars from Fiat. When the latter introduced the Nuova 500, and then the...
LOT 113

1988 Maserati Bi-Turbo Spyder

Delivered new to Sir Elton John

The Bi-Turbo was initially a strong seller and brought Italian prestige to a wide audience and competed (unsuccessfully) in the British Touring Car Championship in the late 1980’s, the...
LOT 114

1995 Ferrari 456 GT

Original Right Hand Drive - Rare 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 115

1961 Austin Healey 3000

The Austin-Healey 3000 is a British sports car built from 1959 to 1967. It is the best known of the “Big Healey” models. The car’s bodywork was made by...
LOT 116

1924 Amilcar CC

Recorded with the Amilcar Salmson Register

The 4-cylinder 903cc Amilcar CC appeared in 1922, with a wheelbase of just 2,320 mm (91 in). The CC subsequently became available in two further versions; the Amilcar C4...
LOT 117

2009 Ferrari 599 GTB

Finished in the classic Ferrari colours cheme of Rosso Corsa with a Tan Leather interior, this impressive example has covered a mere 25,000 miles from new, supported by a...
LOT 118

1924 LaFayette Model 134 Coupe

Owned from new until 2001 by the first owners - The Glovers (Roosevelt) The finest example in existence

Founded during 1919 and based in Mars Hill, Indiana, the LaFayette Motors Company boasted the technical expertise of none other than D’Orsay McCall White. An expat Glaswegian, McCall White...
LOT 119

2015 Mercedes-Benz AMG Brabus 600 GTS

The Mercedes-AMG GT (C190 / R190) is a sports car produced in coupé and roadster bodystyles by German automobile manufacturer Mercedes-AMG. The car was introduced on 9 September 2014...
LOT 120

1953 MG TD

UK Delivered from New

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 121

1991 Porsche 964 Carrera 4 Cabriolet

Recent Engine Rebuild, Full Service History

The Porsche 964 is the company’s internal name for the Porsche 911 manufactured and sold between 1989 and 1994. Designed by Benjamin Dimson in 1986, it featured significant styling...
LOT 123

1967 Mercedes-Benz 250 SL Pagoda

Right Hand Drive - Manual Transmission

The Mercedes-Benz W113 roadsters, designed by Paul Bracq, were produced from 1963 through to 1971. They were known as the ‘pagoda top’ SL due to the unique profile of...
LOT 124

1987 Ferrari 328 GTS

Long-standing feature of Italian collection - 30,000 miles from new

“If the sublime purity of the original shape has been corrupted, its striking appearance has not. In our book, this is still the most beautiful of all contemporary exotics...
LOT 125

2012 Mclaren MP4-12C

The McLaren MP4-12C is the first ever production car wholly designed and built by McLaren (as opposed to McLaren Automotives), and their first production road car since the legendary McLaren F1,...
LOT 127

2014 Land Rover Discovery

Without the Discovery model, it’s doubtful whether the Land Rover brand would even exist today. Launched back in 1989, the original version merely bolted more spacious bodywork onto an...
LOT 128

2017 Bentley Continental Super Sport

When Bentley’s first-generation Continental GT made its debut in 2003, its W12 engine developed an impressive 552bhp, giving a top speed close to 200mph. That gives a little perspective...
LOT 129

1988 Porsche 944 Coupe – one owner and 5,063 miles from new

‘Here was a model much more in the Porsche tradition, a 217km/h (135mph) coupé with sparkling acceleration and superlative handling. Some 90,000 were built during a 10-year manufacturing life.’...
LOT 130

1955 Austin-Healey 100/M

The Lester Seasongood and James Lawrence Sports Car Club of America entrant

Following World War II, Donald Healey struck out on his own and from his base in Warwick, UK, began building very high-quality sporting cars using Riley running gear. There...
LOT 131

1989 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante

The Penultimate Aston Martin Ever Built During the Gauntlet Era

Over its three-year production run, the total number of V8 Vantage Volantes of all derivatives was 194, the one on offer here today being the only example delivered new...
LOT 132

1983 Ferrari 400i

35,000 Miles from New

The Ferrari 365 GT4 2+2 was introduced in 1972 to replace the 365 GTC/4. It then evolved into the 400, the first Ferrari available with an automatic transmission. In...
LOT 133

1949 MG TC

Documented history going back over 60 years

Launched in 1945, the TC Midget was the first post-war MG, although it was quite similar to the pre-war TB, sharing the same pushrod-OHV engine. However, it had a...
LOT 134

1957 Chevrolet Corvette

Rare Manual Transmission

Chevrolets first rework of the Corvette roadster pushed the 1956 model in a far more muscular direction than the European-inspired original. Round headlights appeared to lean forward, and the...
LOT 135

1950 Riley RMD Drophead Coupe

Original Factory Coachwork

The Riley RM Series is an executive car which was produced by Riley from 1945 to 1955. It was the last model developed independently by Riley prior to the...
LOT 136

1965 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350 Tribute

‘The Mustang can be tailored to be anything from a gentle in-town ladies’ car to an impressive 130mph highway performer. Undoubtedly its almost infinitely variable personality is one of...
LOT 137

1993 Porsche 964 C15 Widebody Cabriolet

Right Hand Drive

Registration: The Porsche 964 is the company’s internal name for the Porsche 911 manufactured and sold between 1989 and 1994. Designed by Benjamin Dimson through January 1986, it featured significant...
LOT 138

1991 BMW M3 E30 Cabriolet

One of only 7 M3 E30 Cabriolets supplied new in German Racing Silver

The E30 M3 was the pinnacle of the low-volume homologation road car built by BMW Motorsport for various European touring car championships in the early 1990s and for all...
LOT 139

1970 Mercedes- Benz 280 SL Pagoda

Rare Manual Gearbox

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 141

1977 Ferrari 308 GTB ‘Vetroresina’

Rare Right Hand Drive - One owner Since 1977

Officially introduced at the Paris Salon in October 1975, the 308 GTB’s styling was created by Pininfarina. The stunning two seat coachwork was all new, but incorporated all of...
LOT 142

1997 Aston Martin DB7 Coupe

Owned by the former AMOC Club Secretary Rare Manual Gearbox

Introduced to the public in 1993, the handsome new DB7 was Aston Martin’s first six cylinder model since production of the DB6 Mk. II ended in 1971. Styled by...
LOT 143

1968 Mercedes- Benz 280 S

Publicly displayed for the first time at the Frankfurt Auto Show in 1967, Mercedes-Benz’s fifteen ‘New Generation’ models went on sale the following January. But although the fuel-injected 280...
LOT 144

1957 Jaguar XK150 SE

Introduced in the spring of 1957, the XK150 was available at first only in fixed and drophead coupé forms, the open roadster version not appearing until the following year....
LOT 145

1993 Aston Martin Virage Volante

The Property of a Prominent Owners Club Chairman - 38,000 Miles from New – Full Service History

The Virage was Aston Martin’s replacement for the decades-old V8 models and introduced at the Birmingham Motor Show in 1988. This V8-powered car was intended as the company’s top...
LOT 146

1980 Mercedes- Benz 450 SEL 6.9

Right Hand Drive

In the late sixties, Mercedes-Benz incorporated the 6.3-litre powerplant from its 600 limousine to its S-Klasse lineup, effectively creating the world’s first European Q-Car. The next generation of flagship...
LOT 147

1999 BMW Z3M Coupe

The Z3 M Coupe, or BMW ‘Breadvan’ or “Clown Shoe” as many refer to it was very much an oddball and all the better for it, the Z3 M...
LOT 148

1961 Chevrolet Corvette

In current private ownership for over 25 years Rebuilt less than 1,500 miles ago

In the early 1950’s, a team of GM engineers, headed up by Harley Earl, went to work trying to create a car that had the appeal to compete with...
LOT 149

1997 Ferrari 550 Maranello

Firmly placed in Ferrari’s history as one of their finest big GTs, the 550 Maranello’s combination of its elegant Pininfarina lines and legendary front mounted 12-cylinder engine, meant that...
LOT 150

1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

The Mercedes R107 SL was introduced in 1971 and continued along the same basic design principals as the 113 Pagoda, but was a little bigger and a little bit...
LOT 151

1992 Porsche 944 S2 Cabriolet

Completed in 1991 and first registered in January 1992, this is a late example of the 944 S2, benefitting from all of the associated refinements in production from the...
LOT 152

1974 Rolls-Royce Corniche

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...
LOT 153

1963 Austin Healey 3000

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 154

1959 Mercedes-Benz 220 S ‘Ponton’

Very Rare 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 Motor Show in the spring of...
LOT 155

1973 Buick LeSabre

Featured in the BBC TV Program Top Gear

The Buick LeSabre was a full-size car made by General Motors from 1959 to 2005. Prior to 1959, this position had been retained by the full-size Buick Special model...
LOT 156

1960 Mercedes 220SE Cabriolet

1 Of Only 17 Examples Produced In Right Hand Drive - Being Offered from a private collection and long-term ownership

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 that...
LOT 157

1965 Mercedes- Benz 600 SWB

Very Rare Right Hand Drive

The Mercedes-Benz 600, introduced in September 1964, continued the tradition of the pre-war Grosser 770K which had been so popular with the highest echelons of the Nazi party: the...
LOT 158

2006 Aston Martin V8 Vantage

Manual Six-Speed Gearbox - Under 30,000 miles Aston Martin dealer service 300 miles ago

Following the unveiling of the AMV8 Vantage concept car in 2003 at the North American International Auto Show designed by Henrik Fisker, the production version, known as the V8...
LOT 159

2003 Maserati 4200 Coupe GT

Having spent the preceding decade trying to compete with BMW in the medium-size sports car saloon market, with a handful of coupes and cabriolets thrown in for good measure,...
LOT 160

1982 Range Rover EFI

Original Left Hand Drive

The Range Rover was greeted enthusiastically by both press and public on its arrival in 1970, offering comfortable cruising at 90mph and a greater off-road capability than most of its...
LOT 161

1989 Ford Escort RS Turbo

in private ownership since 1995

Based on the success of the previous model (subsequently known as the Series 1), the later Series II Escort RS Turbo (produced between 1986-1990) was more suited to the...