True Greats

The UK's longest running classic car auction event at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London

Auction details


The Lindley Hall, Elverton St, London SW1P 2QW

Date 04 Dec 2019
Time 7PM

Tuesday 3rd December from 12.00pm to 8.00pm
On the day of the sale from 10.00am to start of sale

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

True Greats 2019 RESULTS

LOT 102

1978 Porsche 911 SC Targa

A ‘modern classic’ if ever there was one, Porsche’s long-running 911 arrived in 1964, replacing the 356. The latter’s rear-engined layout was retained, but the 911 switched to unitary...
LOT 104A

1973 Porsche 914 2.0L

Porsche’s strong historical links with Volkswagen were re-affirmed in 1969 with the launch of the Porsche-designed 914, a mid-engined, Targa-top sports car to be assembled by Karmann of Osnabrück....
LOT 105

1988 Porsche 944 Turbo

For the 1985 model year, Porsche introduced the 944 Turbo, known internally as the 951. This had a turbocharged and intercooled version of the standard car’s engine that produced...
LOT 106

1976 Porsche 911 S

Since its introduction, the story of the Porsche 911 has been punctuated with iconic and benchmark cars. The arrival of the ‘911S 2.4’ in 1972 set new standards but...
LOT 107

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 108

1971 Maserati Indy 4.7

Maserati followed up its stunning, Ghia-styled Ghibli two-seater with the equally elegant Indy 2+2, though the latter, announced in 1968 and noteworthy as the first unitary construction Maserati, was...
LOT 109

1987 Ferrari 328 GTS

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

Introduced in 1985, the ‘328’ was the third of Ferrari’s highly successful family of V8-engined road cars that had begun with the 308 GT4 of 1973. Originally badged as...
LOT 110

1961 Morris Mini Minor

Less than 7,000 miles recorded

On its introduction in August 1959 the Mini was marketed under the Austin and Morris names, as the Austin Seven and Morris Mini Minor. The Austin Seven was renamed...
LOT 111

1974 Rolls-Royce Corniche

Continuous History 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...
LOT 112

2004 Ferrari 360 Modena F1

Rare Right Hand Drive Example

Ferrari’s most successful model since the 308, the F355 was always going to be a tough act to follow. Its successor needed to be ground breaking and revolutionary; two...
LOT 113

2008 Aston Martin V8 Vantage N400

The Vantage N400 was released in 2008 to celebrate Aston Martin’s success at the 24hr Nürburgring circuit and featured a number of mechanical and aesthetic tweaks over the standard...
LOT 115

1924 Delahaye Type 97 ‘Double Phaeton Skiff’

During WWI, Delahaye manufactured military trucks, FN rifles and parts for Hispano-Suiza aero engines. Two-bearing crankshafts were a feature of many Delahaye engine designs of this period, including one...
LOT 115A

1967 Jaguar E Type FHC 2+2

Jaguar would make a habit of shocking the automotive world. Sometimes the impact of its cars reached beyond the showrooms and exposition halls to rock popular culture, yet not...
LOT 117

1950 Riley RMD Drophead Coupe

Original Factory Coachwork

The RMD (drophead) was a traditional 2-door cabriolet, the last cabriolet to wear the Riley name. It used the same 2.5 L 100 hp (75 kW) engine as the RMB, on which it was based. Just over...
LOT 118

1997 Bentley Turbo R – Long Wheel Base Version

The Bentley Turbo R is a high-performance car which was produced from 1985 to 1999. The “R” stood for “Roadholding”, to set it apart from its predecessor. It initially...
LOT 119

1965 VW Karmann Ghia Cabriolet

The Volkswagen Karmann Ghia was produced between 1955 and 1974, with some 360,000 coupes and over 80,000 cabriolets made. What is certain is that it was the most beautiful...
LOT 120

1961 Citroen DS19 Safari

After 18 years of secret development, the DS19 was introduced on 5th October, 1955, at the Paris Motor Show. In the first 15 minutes of the show, 743 orders...
LOT 121

2010 Wiesmann MF5 V10 Roadster

Only 7,000 miles from new

Launched at 2007’s Frankfurt show, the MF5 uses the same all-alloy, naturally aspirated 5-litre V10 as the BMW M5 and M6. By any standards, it’s one of the world’s...
LOT 122

1957 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider

Designed by Pininfarina on a modified Sprint Coupe chassis that had been shortened by five inches, the Alfa Giulietta Spider was the company’s second post-war model. The little two-seat...
LOT 123

2013 Ferrari 458 Spider

RHD and with Carbon Fibre Racing Package

Enzo Ferrari used to say that when you bought one of his engines you got the rest of the car for free and that may well be true of...
LOT 125

1976 Jaguar XJC

The XJC is a rare two door version of the XJ6 four door saloon. When Sir William Lyons began styling exercises for the new XJ models in the mid...
LOT 127

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 128

1965 Lancia Flaminia 3C GTL

At the 1957 Geneva Motor Show the replacement for the legendary and highly successful Lancia Aurelia was revealed. Named the Flaminia, after a famous Roman road (just as the...
LOT 130

1964 BMW 1800 TI

Ex-Goodwood Entrant

BMW’s successor to the 1500 saloon was the 1800, launched in September of 1963, with a 1,773cc, 90bhp engine. One interesting variation of the 1800 was the 1800ti which...
LOT 131

1963 Fiat OSCA 1600 S Pininfarina Coupé

36,000 KM from new - Comprehensively Overhauled in Current Ownership

After WW2 the three surviving Maserati brothers founded Officine Specializzate per la Costruzione Automobili Fratelli Maserati - OSCA for short - to build limited edition competition cars. OSCA was...
LOT 132

1982 Ferrari 512 BBi

First UK-Delivered RHD Car - Ex-Maranello Concessionaires

Having reasserted itself at the top of the supercar hierarchy with the first ‘Boxer’ – the 365GTB/4 BB – Ferrari went one better with its successor, the 512BB. For...
LOT 133

2004 Porsche 996 GT3 Comfort Generation 2

23,000 miles from new

The Porsche 996 was an all-new design made by Harm Lagaay - the first new 911 that didn’t carry over a significant component from a previous variant. All the...
LOT 133A

2002 Ferrari 575M

Five years after the introduction of the 550 Maranello, Ferrari unveiled the 575M Maranello, which offered a host of upgrades over its predecessor. The displacement of its V-12 engine...
LOT 134

1958 MGA Roadster

First in Class Le Mans Classic 2018

By the time Le Mans came around the design of what would be known as the MGA had effectively been finalised, the race itself being little more than a...
LOT 135

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 136

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 137

1964 Bentley SIII Standard Steel Saloon

The last Bentley to be built on a separate chassis, in 1962, saw the introduction of the Bentley S3 factory bodied standard steel saloon and at first glance it...
LOT 138

1969 Jaguar E Type Series II Roadster

The first significant upgrade of Jaguar’s sensational E-Type sports car took shape in October 1964 with the launch of the 4.2-litre version. Along with the bigger, torquier engine came...
LOT 139

2000 Bentley Arnage Red Label

Offered at No Reserve - All proceeds to go to the Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital Appeal

The Arnage was introduced in the spring of 1998 and was the first entirely new design for the marque since 1980. The new Arnage was originally powered by a...
LOT 140

2009 Bentley Brooklands Coupe

The Bentley Brooklands Coupé is a coupé version of the Bentley Arnage. As a hand-assembled car made in very small numbers, employing traditional coach-building techniques and craftsmanship skills in...