London-based specialist Gregor Fisken was among the enthusiasts tackling the Flying Scotsman Rally, held over some of the UK’s finest roads between 31 March and 2 April. Fisken, who has competed four times at the Le Mans 24 Hours and is a regular competitor at blue-riband events such as the Goodwood Revival, was at the wheel of his Vauxhall 30-98.
Jaguar Classic will debut its first ‘Reborn’ Jaguar E-type at the Techno-Classica Essen show in April. An initial batch of 10 expertly sourced and comprehensively restored examples of the iconic E-type are now offered for sale direct from the new Jaguar Land Rover Classic Works facility in the UK.
The very last series production Austin Healey 3000 MK III will go on sale at the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show next weekend. Chassis Number HBJ843025 was produced on the 21st December 1967 and first registered to the Donald Healey Motor Company in Warwick with the registration number OAC 656. The current vendor purchased the car in 1972, cherishing it for the last 45 years. The car is estimated at between £75,000 and £90,000.
Collectors and racers sit up and take note. John Godley of Classique Car Conduits has a wealth of knowledge about high value classics, John has kindly trawled the forthcoming Amelia Island auction previews for us and picked out his top six looking for rarity and potential bargains covering all budgets.
A stunning and very rare 1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII Vantage Saloon belonging to touring car driver, commentator and TV personality, John Cleland, will be offered at auction at Silverstone Auctions’ May Sale at Silverstone circuit.
Barons started 2017 in style when a 1967 Fiat Dino Spider hurtled past its £45,000-£60,000 estimate to sell for £83,600 at Sandown Park on February 28. The Pininfarina-bodied convertible was followed across the finish line by the 1956 Mercedes-Benz 190SL restoration project, which also exceeded estimate, achieving £47,300.
If you are looking for a project you are going to need some deep pockets if you want to take on this barn find. This 1962 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Fixedhead Coupé is going under the hammer with Classic Car auctions at the Practical Classic Car Show on April 1. Having been abandoned for almost 20 years - Chassis 282 is a right-hand drive, manual example, it has had just two registered owners from new the guide price is £38,000 to £44,000.
Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, is fast approaching, and some classic gems are emerging, RM Sotheby's the official event auction partners unveiled this fabulous - matching-numbers 1950 Ferrari 166 MM Barchetta, chassis no. 0058 M. Offered from one of America’s leading car collections.
Silverstone Auctions returns to Race Retro to host a two-day Classic Car Sale on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th February, headlining the sale is this UK, right-hand drive 1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GT featuring the incredibly rare and desirable factory fitted flared wheel arches and Campagnolo wheels. It will be offered for sale for the first time in 22 years at an estimate of £300,000 to £350,000.