Bonhams’ traditional season-ending sale takes place at its Bond Street, London HQ on 16 December, where a matching-numbers 1969 Lamborghini Miura S in need of restoration heads the 30-car catalogue, with an estimate of £800,000 – 1,000,000. Offered without reserve, it was converted at some point in its early life to right-hand drive and was owned by the late Malcom Bishop since 1995. Following the Miura across the block is Bishop’s 1981 Lamborghini Countach LP400 S, also selling at no reserve, which presents in an unrestored preserved condition requiring recommissioning, with few miles covered since his purchase in 1989 (estimate £280,000 – 340,000).
Other highlights include a 27,000-mile three-owner 1989 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante (estimate £270,000 – 350,000) with £40,000 of recent works including a repaint; a single-owner 2013 Mercedes-Benz G 63 AMG 6x6 with under 200km (estimate £300,000 – 500,000); and a 1937 SS Jaguar 100 2.5 litre, the subject of a recently completed 10-year restoration (estimate £450,000 – 550,000).
Star attraction at Aguttes’ 14 December sale in Paris is a 1964 Alfa Romeo TZ, well-known in historic racing and a competitor at this year’s Le Mans Classic, it comes with an FIA Historic Technical Passport valid until 2027 and French registration title (estimate €700,000 – 900,000).
The line-up also features a 1955 Porsche 356 Pre-A 1500 that has just emerged from a €210,000 two-year restoration (estimate €250,000 – 300,000), and a two-owner 1990 Ferrari Testarossa with 14,800km (estimate €100,000 – 130,000).
Oldtimer Galerie returns to Gstaad, Switzerland on 29 December, with an inventory led by a 58,000km 1987 Lamborghini Countach LP5000 Quattrovalvole – guided to fetch CHF500,000 – 550,000. Other notable entries include a 1939 Talbot-Lago T150 C Competition that started life as a long wheelbase saloon before being converted in the 1990s to a replica of the 1937 works racer (estimate CHF300,000 – 400,000); and a 1964 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Series 1, meticulously restored by renowned marque specialists and granted Ferrari Classiche certification in 2020 (estimate CHF330,000 – 360,000).
Classic car auction price estimates for: Lamborghini | Aston Martin | Mercedes-Benz | SS | Alfa Romeo | Porsche | Ferrari | Talbot-Lago
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