Historics returns to Ascot Racecourse on 18 April for its first open-to-public sale of the year, with a 22,699-km 1992 Jaguar XJ220 headlining the 180-car catalogue. Supplied new to Belgium, the left-hand drive example was recently recommissioned at renowned marque experts Don Law at a cost of £61,760 and carries a guide of £325,000 – 375,000.
Other exotica includes an ex-London Motor Show 1963 Facel Vega Facel II, fresh out of a two-year nut-and-bolt restoration (estimate £260,000 – 310,000); a 1965 AC Cobra Mk. III 427 SC showing 3,011 miles (estimate £185,000 – 260,000); and a 16,293-mile 2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT (estimate £195,000 – 215,000).
A left-hand drive 2001 Ferrari 360 Modena is set to cross the block at Barons on 20 April with a pre-sale estimate of £48,000 – 55,000. With just 34,000km on the clock, a result of many years spent in a private collection, it features rare factory carbon fibre seats, and Challenge alloys and rear grille.
Mathewsons has consigned a trio of right-hand drive Jaguar E-Types for its next two-day online sale, kicking off on 23 April. Heading the line-up is a 1962 Series I 3.8 Coupe, listed at £57,500 – 62,500; while a 1968 4.2 2+2 Coupe is £35,000 – 40,000, and a 1974 Series III 5.3 Roadster has an estimate in excess of £55,000.
Manor Park Classics enters the auction market with its inaugural sale on 27 April, featuring a left-hand drive 1967 Porsche 911 Targa at the top of the inventory (estimate £90,000 – 110,000). The ‘soft-window’ Targa remained with its first owner in the US for 30 years and has been in the consignor’s family since 1999 – receiving a £21,540 bodywork restoration from 2016-18.
Classic car auction price estimates for: Jaguar | Facel Vega | AC | Mercedes-Benz | Ferrari | Porsche
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