This rare, early XK120 Alloy Competition Roadster is one of only 184 left-hand- drive alloy-bodied roadsters and was delivered new to Charles Hornburg in Los Angeles, USA. He was the first importer of Jaguar automobiles to the United States and a competition specialist responsible for the sale of some of the very important racing Jaguars in the 1950s, including lightweight XK120s, C-Types and D-Types.
For sale at Fiskens’ - one of the 20 ‘customer’ DB3Ss, chassis 115 being delivered new to US privateer Joe Lubin. In 1957, future Ferrari F1 ace Richie Ginther raced it for Lubin at selected meetings – he scored a second place at Pomona, plus two thirds at Paramount Ranch and another at Palm Springs.
Silverstone Auctions will present 137 classic and race cars at the forthcoming Silverstone Classic event. The race car sale takes place before the festival on Thursday, 27th July, with road cars going under the hammer over the two days of the Silverstone Classic weekend on 29th – 30th July.
Factory built in Modena in 1973, this original Daytona Competizione boasts an aluminium bonnet and boot lid, as well as flared arches to accommodate wider wheels. Running a 4.4 Litre Colombo V12 tuned to produce 450bhp. Now FIA Group 4 spec, available at Hexagon Classics.
A pair of the most famous BTCC race cars from the eighties and nineties will be offered by Silverstone Auctions at the forthcoming Silverstone Classic Race Car Sale on 27th July. The BMW M3 and Sierra Cosworth RS500 are in their original Labatt’s colours as driven by Tim Harvey, who went on to become BTCC Champion in 1992 with BMW. Both cars come with entries in the Super Touring Car race at the Silverstone Classic on Saturday, 29th July.
This iconic British dual-purpose clubman racer with impressive power-to-weight ratio is Mille-Miglia eligible and one of only 105 built. Having spent long periods in dry storage, the aluminium-bodied Healey shows just 10,501 miles on the clock. Offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions on 29th – 30th July with an estimate of between £165,000 and £185,000.