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.
The Retromobile Paris is looming fast and as usual RM Sotheby's have a great selection of top class classics to select from, but here are my top five...
A historically significant 1989 Aston Martin AMR1 Group C racecar and important piece of British Motorsport history will be offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions at Race Retro on 24th February 2017.
Back in 1996 the design and race engineers at Lola, headed by Russell Anniston, were challenged to build a Formula 1-style car that could be UK road registered. The street car had to embody the excitement, visual cues, and sense of theatre of a traditional Formula 1 racing car, while still addressing the practical road issues involved. The most practical way of demonstrating this was to build one. It took the best part of 15 years from concept through design to completion, and the result is a combination of several racetrack and road-car technologies and this is how the unique F1R was created,
Never before offered on the open market, this ‘time warp’ package of car and all the supporting equipment with a huge amount of original documentation including historical photo’s, race entries, race results, passes, etc., is a rare opportunity for the new owner to restore this historically significant racing Porsche and be eligible for and highly competitive in all major historic events Worldwide.