Historics At Brooklands Buoyant Spring Opener

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Historics Spring sale, Saturday 12th March 2016. Brooklands Museum
  • 166 widely varying motor car consignments representing 42 different marques across eight decades, from 1930 to 2010.
  • 116 sold, representing a 70% sale ratio. Significantly, this is consistent with previous Historics results, including the last record sale at M-B World last November
  • Hammer revenue = £2.33 million
  • Total sale revenue (Hammer + commission + VAT) = £2.6 million
  • At this March 12th sale, Historics registered its highest-ever number of on-line bidder registrations, and a total on-line sale of around £250,000 revenue
  • As in all past sales, attendance was extremely high with a full auction hall
  • There were highlights throughout the 166 lots.  Here are just a few….Refs to all-up sale prices are included below.
LOT 116: 2002 Renault Avantime Dynamique.  No Reserve.  SOLD: £4,000.  One of Renault's less successful cars and now very rare. Approx £24,000-£28,000 at the time. As in its name, well ahead of its time. A future classic.
Alfa Zagato

Alfa Zagato

LOT 119: 1971 Alfa Romeo 1300 Junior Zagato. Est: £12,000-£18,000.  SOLD: £29,120. Exceeded estimate.   A coachbuilt Alfa Romeo that's getting increasingly sought-after LOT 128:  1994 Brooke 190 ME.  No: 001.  Est: £16,000-£22,000. SOLD £20,160  Pre-dated Gordon Murray's 'Rocket'. The first ever made of very few. Great build. Great Fun. Not good for your hair-do. 500bhp per tonne LOT 133:  1980 M-B 450SL Roadster. £12,000-£16,000. SOLD £19,320. Exceeded estimate.  Laid up and stored for 15 years. Brisk bidding
Porsche flatnose

Porsche flatnose

LOT 137. 1991 Porsche 944 Turbo.  £13,000-£18,000.  Sold £22,400. Exceeded estimate.  Very collectible. LOT 148. Jeep Wrangler CJ5. £6,000-£10,000.  Sold £15,120. Exceeded estimate.  Lots of bids across all platforms. 5-litre V8 brings a smile! LOT 163.  1979 Lotus Elite 505.  No Reserve. Sold £8,400.  Rare...and very orange.  Strong competitive bidding LOT 172.  1989 Porsche 930 Convertible. £55,000-£65,000.  Sold £83.440. Exceeded estimate.  Ex Porsche Cars GB/AFN. Top notch presentation and history file LOT 221.  1956 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint 750B. £28,000-£32,000. SOLD £33,040.  Hand-built and handsome


LOT 224. 1995 Aston Martin DB7. £45,000-£55,000. Sold £50,400.  Just 3,300 miles since new LOT 225.  1987 Ferrari Testarossa.  £74,000-£86,000.  Sold £108,640. Exceeded estimate.  Stored for the last eight years. Just 35,400 miles LOT 227.  1989 Porsche 911 Speedster Flatnose (Turbo Body).  £85,000-£105,000.  SOLD £104,000.  Just 5,443 miles since new; 21 Porsche specialist services.  Maintained regardless of cost LOT 228. 1992 Lancia Integrale Evo 1 Martini 6. (no 44 of 110). £48,000-£58,000.  Sold £92.960. Exceeded estimate.  Ex-Agnelli. Specially built with unique features. Very high bidding action across all channels. Came very close to a World Record LOT 237.  MG B Roadster. £5,000-£7,000. Sold £14,672.  Exceeded estimate.  Very brisk bidding LOT 245.  Chevrolet Corvette Stingray.  £28,000-£34,000.  Sold £48,160.  Exceeded estimate.  Exquisite. Who needs performance-enhancing drugs. LOT 255.  Rover Mini Cooper 1.3i. £9,000-£11,000.  Sold £12,320.  Top estimate.  Seriously and professionally tweaked. Overbored to 1293cc. Balanced crank. Kent cam. LCB manifold. Decent driveshafts. Huge mechanical spec and immaculate. Looks like a 60's Mins…a ball of fun to drive LOT 263.  1969 Lotus Elan S4 DHC Resto. No Reserve. £11,536.   Tags:, ,