|Coys Christmas No 1 - Second Year In a Row!|
|BMW 328 achieves highest single vehicle sale price (£494,600) for December Auction sales Coys rounded off a highly successful year with their final auction of 2012, 'True Greats', on December 4th, at Westminster, London, with sale results now nearing £4 million, and many new record auction prices achieved for this year in the UK. Among the many great cars sold, Coys' wonderful BMW 328 achieved a selling price of £494,600, also selling were both their Lamborghini Miuras for £421,800 and £260,000. Achieving a sale price for the the beautiful Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster of £433,000 and £382,600 for an extremely rare Aston Martin DB5 Vantage, to mention only a few of the many notable prices achieved. The very sporting Bentley Mk VI Countryman Woody estate by Radford made £73,480, and the charming Talbot-Darracq offered by Coys directly from the estate of Bill Boddy sold for £18,880. The barn discovery original Fiat 508 Mille Miglia sold to an English collector for £62,280, with the matching number original body Bentley 4 ¼ selling for £100,000. Two final notable results were the sale of one of the finest Riley Imps offered to the market in recent times for £85,200, and a beautiful 4 ¼ Overdrive Bentley with unique continental coachwork, selling for £80,000. In addition to the great prices for motor cars, Coys' bumper collection of rare film posters and the Keeler Collection of fine models and related automobilia achieved over £200,000, nearly 80% over estimate across the board. Coys are delighted to end their 2012 calendar of auctions with such a highly successful sale, and look forward to what they believe will be an even better year in 2013, starting with their sports and racing car auction at the Autosport International show, the largest in Europe, on January 12th at the NEC. Entries are stil invited for this sale.|
|UNIQUE GOLD ASTON MARTIN DB5 IS PRECIOUS METAL FOR CHARITY8 September 2014, Gaydon - A unique Aston Martin DB5 is going under the hammer for charity later this month in an event created to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Goldfinger – the first James Bond film to feature the now iconic luxury British sports car.|
Bond film creators EON Productions have commissioned a one-off gold-plated third scale replica of James Bond's iconic Aston Martin DB5 which global auctioneers Christie's will offer in a special online auction to benefit the NSPCC.
|Postwar Ferrari Named Best of Show at 2014 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe Named 'Best of Show'|
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (August 17, 2014) -- Excited cheers echoed across the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links Sunday when a 1954 Ferrari 375 MM Scaglietti Coupe was named Best of Show at the 64th annual Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The car, owned by Jon Shirley of Medina, Washington, was the first postwar car to take the top award at the prestigious event in nearly five decades. It was also the first Ferrari to win.
|MCQUEEN FERRARI SMASHES RECORD AT RM'S SATURDAY MONTEREY SESSION• Ferraris dominate RM's Saturday sale: 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 delivered new to King of Cool Steve McQueen garners $10,175,000; 1964 Ferrari 275 GTB/C Speciale realizes $26,400,000|
• 21 vehicles achieve seven figures during Saturday sale session
• Official results to be posted online at www.rmauctions.com in the coming days
MONTEREY, California (August 17, 2014) – One of the most highly anticipated lots of Monterey Car Week, the ex-Steve McQueen 1967 Ferrari 275 GTB/4, entered the h....
|Major New Work on MG Motor Racing History to be Released at Quail A Motorsports Gathering 2014 during Pebble Beach WeekNEW MG BOOK CELEBRATES THE BRITISH MARQUE'S GREATEST YEAR|
The most comprehensive history of the supercharged MG Magnettes of 1933, the legendary K3s, which raced to success in the Mille Miglia and the Ulster Tourist Trophy will be released at Quail A Motorsports Gathering, Quail Lodge & Golf Club, Carmel, California during Pebble Beach Week on Friday August 15, 2014 from 10am to 4pm.
The Earl Howe team car driven by Captain George Eyston and Count Giovanni 'Johnny' Lurani Cernuschi ....
|MAGNIFICENT 1956 FERRARI 250 GT ‘TOUR DE FRANCE' AND MUSCULAR 1964 SHELBY 289 COMPETITION COBRA HEADLINE RM'S LONDON SALE• Incredible duo lineup for RM's highly anticipated London sale, taking place on 8 September at Battersea Evolution|
• Ferrari is the eighth of just nine 1956 250 GT Berlinetta Competiziones, and boasts an outstanding period racing history
• Campaigned by 'Gentleman' Tom Payne in 1964 and 1965, the Shelby is a highly desirable Team Specification Cobra and the ultimate authentic 'American Muscle'
• Auction held in partnership with the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace
• Full event i....
|JD CLASSICS AT THE COPPA D'ORO◾JD Classics was privileged to be accepted for entry into one of the most exclusive historic events in the world – the Coppa d'Oro|
◾JD Classics sent a very special 1950 Jaguar XK120 to Italy with a full support crew of expert on-event technicians
◾Car ran faultlessly over the two-day, 300km gruelling rally which took in the Italian Dolomite Mountains
Maldon, Essex, Thursday 24th July: With a select field of 51 pre-1961 classic cars and a two-day, 300km route that....
|INAUGURAL SALUTE TO STYLE AT THE HURLINGHAM CLUBInaugural Salute to Style at The Hurlingham Club: three days of sun, classic sportscars, art, fashion and fine food and wines from France|
As the first Salute to Style hosted by The Hurlingham Club has just drawn to a close, visitors, exhibitors, artists and classic car private collectors alike have hailed the three-day event as a successful and elegant nod to summer in London: even the sun was a permanent feature throughout the celebrations.
The event opened with a Bastille Day Bal....
|THE CLASSIC CAR SHOWALL NEW 13 x ONE-HOUR GLOBAL TV SERIES CELEBRATING THE CULT OF CLASSIC CARS|
◾A ground-breaking global TV series that provides unprecedented access to the iconic cars, personalities and glamorous events that underpin the classic car world
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◾13 x one-hour episodes presented by Jodie Kidd and Quentin Willson with a supporting cast of global A-list celebrities
◾Tapping into a multi-billion dollar industry ....