Latest Super And Classic Car Auction Results
Supercarsandclassics.com keeps track of the latest auction news in supercars and classics. We cover auctions in the UK and around the world. Here are a few highlights from some recent auctions.
Brightwell’s held its Bicester Classic & Vintage auction on 24 October 2018. Over 70% of the Pre-War cars on offer were knocked down, including a 1930 Frazer-Nash, an ex-factory demonstrator with Brooklands history. It was one of just 326 chain-driven cars built. For full details, check their sales results here.
Barons held its 20th Anniversary Autumn Classic in Esher on 27 October, 2018, at Sandown Park Race Course. Some of the highlights were a 1971 Alfa Romeo 1750 GT Veloce MK2 that sold for £16,500. It had been completely restored. A 1967 Sunbeam Alpine went under the hammer for £11,330. In good condition, it had been refurbished when necessary. A 1999 Jaguar XKR convertible was knocked down for £5,720. Blue, with an oatmeal leather interior, the car was described as in “stunning” condition, and had recently been surfaced. For full results of the auction, visit their sales results here.
Traveling to the United States, RM Sotheby’s held The Porsche 70th Anniversary Sale in Atlanta, Georgia in the US on 27 October, 2018. The auction was held at the Porsche Experience Center Atlanta (PECATL). It was quite successful, with a sales total of over $25 million. 92% of the lots sold. Bidders came from 25 different countries, and almost 50% of these were bidding on an auction for the first time – proof of the allure of the Porsche.
One of the highlights was a 1985 Porsche 959 Paris-Dakar, one of only three built to rate in the 1985 Paris-Dakar Rally. It was piloted by three-time Paris-Dakar winner Rene Metge. It sold for $5,945,000, making its high estimate and much more! Take a look at the top ten auction results here.