The Spirit of Motoring

Auction Details


The Royal Horticultural Society,
Lindley Hall, Vincent Square
Westminster, London, SW1P 2PE

Date 17 Oct 2017
Time 7:00 PM

Monday 16th October from 12.00 noon to 8.00pm
On the day of the sale from 10.00am to start of sale

Location The Royal Horticultural Halls, Westminister, London, UK
Admission Admission by Catalogue (Admits Two)
Collection Terms Terms & Conditions of Business


An Important Auction Of Fine Historic Automobiles

The Spirit of Motoring 2017 LOT LIST

1967 BMW 2000CS

ESTIMATE: £18,000-£22,000

The BMW “New Class” Series of cars were introduced in 1962. These compact, well built and fun to drive cars became a benchmark for this type of car for decades to come. The 2002 variant, which was most...

1969 Mini Cooper S Mk II

ESTIMATE: £27,000-£35,000

Designed by Alex Issigonis in 1959, a new concept in car design was born.  With a monocoque shell, transversely mounted engine and front wheel drive, the new ‘Mini’, soon became popular across a broad spectrum of the population....

2001 Honda NSX Targa

UK delivered with 11,000 miles recorded from new

ESTIMATE: £75,000-£95,000

The legendary Honda NSX (standing for New Sportscar Experimental) was developed by the Honda Motor Corporation between 1984 and its eventual launch in 1990, with major chassis and suspension input from three times F1 World Champion, Ayrton Senna.

1998 Ferrari F355

18,000 Miles From New

ESTIMATE: £55,000-£65,000

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....

1962 Porsche 356B 1600S Cabriolet

ESTIMATE: £110,000-£130,000

The 356 series was without doubt the model which catapulted the Porsche marque into world-wide contention in the hotly-contested sports car market. It put into practice Dr Porsche’s highly-evolved theories about ensuring traction through rear-mounted engines, as had...

1995 Porsche 993 Carrera 2 Coupe

One owner and 25,300 miles from new

ESTIMATE: £55,000-£65,000

Since its introduction it has undergone continuous development, though the basic concept has remained little changed. The engines were air-cooled until the introduction of the Type 996 in 1998. The 993 is the company’s internal name for the...