British machinery dominates the top end of the catalogue at this year’s Bonhams Goodwood Revival sale on 18 September, led by a Jaguar D-Type with a guide of £900,000 – 1,200,000. Owned by Valentine Lindsay and raced at Goodwood Revival and Members’ Meetings, chassis XKD 570 was assembled from Jaguar and reproduction parts in the 1980s and has been looked after and improved by renowned marque specialists CKL since Lindsay’s purchase in 2009.
The four-car Fox & Nicholl Team Lagondas from the 1929 season are also set to go under the hammer. Registered PK 9201 to PK 9204, the 2-litre low-chassis tourers have been in the Forshaw Collection since the 1970s – with the jewel being the ex-Tim Rose Richards/Hon. Brian Lewis car, PK 9203, which ran in the 1929 Le Mans 24 Hours. Le Mans history gives PK 9203 an estimate of £300,000 – 400,000, while the three sister cars are each listed at £200,000 – 300,000.
Elsewhere, low-mileage highlights include a one-owner right-hand drive 1971 Iso Grifo 7.4-Litre, dry-stored since 1974 with 20,873 miles (estimate £200,000 – 250,000); a left-hand drive 1993 Jaguar XJ220 with only 620km from new (estimate £400,000 – 500,000); and a two-owner 1,620-mile 1995 Dodge Viper 8.0 RT Roadster (estimate £48,000 – 58,000).
Bonhams returns to Beaulieu on 5 September for its annual sale held during the vast International Autojumble. A 1948 Delahaye 135 M Three-Position Drophead Coupe heads the line-up, restored at a cost of £200,000 by its previous owner it’s guided at £250,000 – 300,000.
The sale also features the ex-Jean Simmons 1959 Bristol 402 Drophead Coupe, still carrying its original registration ‘NPF 2’ and fitted with a more powerful Frazer Nash BMW engine in period by Tony Crook (estimate £150,000 – 200,000). Among the ‘projects’ on offer; a partially-restored 1973 Lamborghini Espada is estimated at £40,000 – 50,000, and 1913 Lancia-Simplex Two-seater ‘special’ that was built to compete in the 1990 London-Peking Challenge is £30,000 – 40,000.
A matching-numbers 1971 Aston Martin DB6 in single-family ownership since 1972 has been consigned for H&H’s Duxford sale. Presented in its original shade of Olive Green Metallic it’s covered 61,746 miles and comes complete with a wealth of documents and MOT certificates dating back to 1975 (estimate £350,000 – 400,000).
H&H’s top-three is rounded off with a 1946 Delahaye 135 M Cabriolet, believed to be one of only two such examples with this style of coachwork by Graber (estimate £250,000 – 300,000), and a right-hand drive 1964 Bentley S3 Continental MPW Fixed Head Coupe with factory air-conditioning (estimate £160,000 – 190,000).
A time-warp 1999 BMW Z3M Coupe with just 646 miles is catalogued at £70,000 – 90,000; while Seventies classics include a US-delivered 1978 Maserati Merak (estimate £60,000 – 70,000) and a 1973 Datsun 240Z, one of the 74 cars converted by Spike Anderson to ‘Super Samuri’ spec.
Bidding opens on 11 September at Brightwells next timed online auction, where notable stars among the early entries include a 1937 Alvis Silver Eagle SG 16.95 Tourer, the final Silver Eagle built (estimate £50,000 – 55,000); a 1994 Porsche 911 Carrera 2 with less than 33,000 miles and 22 main dealer service stamps (estimate £50,000 – 60,000); and a 1995 Jaguar XK 140 Fixed Head Coupe with its original engine and gearbox (estimate £50,000 – 60,000).
A right-hand drive 1985 Lamborghini Jalpa joins a roster of ‘young timers’ and classics crossing the block at Classic Car Auctions’ 25 September sale at Stoneleigh Park. Recently re-painted and retrimmed, CCA’s Jalpa has covered 50,700km and is one of only 410 produced over an 8-year period – of which just 35 were built in right-hand drive (estimate £50,000 – 60,000).
Porsches on offer include a 101,700-mile 1991 928 GT, one of 38 in right-hand drive with a manual gearbox (estimate £25,000 – 30,000), and a UK-supplied 104,000-mile 1986 911 3.2 Carrera SuperSport Cabriolet, owned by the consignor for 15 years (estimate £40,000 – 45,000).
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