|Secret Swiss 'Castle-Find' Collection To Be Offered At Bonhams Spa Classic Sale|
|Barn finds have long been considered the holy grail of motoring discoveries, but a 'castle find' is in an altogether different league. A collection of 12 classic motor cars has been unearthed in a Swiss schloss and will be offered, all without reserve, at Bonhams Spa Classic sale on 21 May at the legendary Francorchammps circuit in Belgium.
Amongst the 12-strong collection are examples of some of the world's most iconic classic models, including a 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300Sl Roadster (€600,000-8...[Read more...]|
|THE ONE-OF-A-KIND MASERATI BOOMERANG OFFERED AT BONHAMS|
|A signature concept car of the 1970s, the Maserati Boomerang was a one-off prototype unlike anything seen before. Using geometric shapes and ruler straight lines, its angular style made a strong statement at the 1971 Turin Motor Show. Now the Boomerang is set to cause a stir once again as a highlight lot of Bonhams 5 September Chantilly Sale.
Philip Kantor, Bonhams European Head of Motoring, said: 'The Boomerang was the first car of its time to create such a strong, angular style statement. I...[Read more...]|
|Unique DB4GT sets new Aston Martin auction record at £3.2 million at landmark Bonhams sale|
|One-of-a-kind Bertone 'Jet' sells for £3,249,500 ($4,928,679) in the room to a European bidder
Elsewhere in the auction a trio of barn finds – a DB4, a DB5 and a DB6 – realized a combined total of well over half a million pounds
The entire auction was 100 per cent sold at £10 million in Aston Martin's centenary year
The Bonhams auction at the Aston Martin Works in Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire, UK, on Saturday 18th May set a new world auction record price for an Aston Martin in the m...[Read more...]|
|Aston Martin Works Hosts Centenary Auction|
| ||A unique Aston Martin DB4GT fetched a world record price of £3,249,500, the highest ever price paid for an Aston Martin at auction, when it went under the hammer as part of the Aston Martin Centenary Sale at Aston Martin Works on 18 May 2013. The sale itself also realised a record total of over £10 million, with every lot sold.
The annual Bonhams auction of Aston Martin and Lagonda cars, the 14th to be held at Aston Martin Works, celebrated 100 years of the marque and had the distinction of b...[Read more...]|
|Faces of the future: the concept cars at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este 2012|
|The participants in this year's Concept Cars & Prototypes competition have been announced at the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este press conference in Milan. 'We're delighted to see a steady rise in the number of entrants for the Concept Cars & Prototypes concours,' said Karl Baumer, President of the Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este and Director of BMW Group Classic. 'The contrast between the historical façade of the Grand Hotel Villa d'Este and the automotive design of the future holds a very sp...[Read more...]|