A rare 1938 Lagonda LG6 leads the entry for Barons’ British Heritage, Classic & Sports Cars sale at Sundown Park on June 13th. This splendid machine, still bearing its original registration number FMA 52, has a memorable chassis number - 12345. It featured in Autocar magazine’s Use Car Test Report in December 1952 and spent 30 years in the United States from 1966-96. In recent years it has been the subject of much work and is a beautiful example of a magnificent British motor car. Estimate: £80,000-£95,000.
One Rolls-Royce connoisseur approached the marque with his own idea of a two-seat Rolls-Royce that he wanted to be created. That motor car is here, christened ‘Sweptail’. In a nod to the swept-tail of certain Rolls-Royces from the 1920s, admired by the client so much, he asked Rolls-Royce to reimagine this feature on his one-off motor car.
This Downton-tuned 1966 Austin Cooper 998 is to be presented at Classic Car Auctions sale in Warwick on 10th June. The well-documented 1967 ‘Touring’ conversion complete with detailed Downton invoices and records. The car has covered just 70 miles since a recent full mechanical restoration to strictly original specifications. Offered for sale with an estimate of £35,000 to £40,000 at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre on Saturday 10thJune.
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.