Auction 07.09.2017

Coys
Lower Mortlake Road
Manor Court
TW9 2LL Richmond
United Kingdom
0044 (0)208 614 7888 · +44 (0)208 614 7889

Date of the auction: 07.09.2017

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1989 Alfa-Romeo Spider 2000

Description The Italian co-star Dustin Hoffman and Anne Bancroft had in the 1967 film The Graduate, a sleek red Alfa Romeo ‘Duetto’ Spider, brought the great marque to the attention of millions who had never heard the name before. It also set a new expectation for stylish, fun open-top driving, with

Lot #: 101

Estimate: £9,000 - £13,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1963 Bentley S3 Standard Steel Saloon

Description The last Bentley to be built on a separate chassis, in 1962, saw the introduction of the Bentley S3 factory bodied standard steel saloon and at first glance it would appear that the all new S3 was merely an S2 with different headlamps. The introduction of the twin headlamps was clearly

Lot #: 102

Estimate: £0

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1967 Land Rover Series II

Description Some ten years after the original Land Rover’s introduction, it was felt that the time had come to update the Land Rover’s somewhat primitive slab-sided styling. The result was the Series II, which featured the more rounded sides that continue to characterise the Land Rover today

Lot #: 103

Estimate: £10,000 - £20,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1979 Volkswagen Beetle Karmann Cabriolet

Description One of the 20th Century’s truly great automobiles, the Volkswagen ‘Beetle’ spawned a host of derivatives, the longest enduring being the Cabriolet. A single prototype was built pre-war, but it was not until 1949 that production commenced, the bulk of which was entrusted to Karmann of

Lot #: 104

Estimate: £9,000 - £11,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1973 Peugeot 304 S Cabriolet

Description The car offered here today has recently come out of a long term single family ownership of over 30 years in Holland. Imported into the UK by the current owner, the car is said to have been beautifully maintained and cared for. The current vendor decided to give the car a mechanical

Lot #: 105

Estimate: £9,000 - £11,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1975 Lancia Fulvia 1.3

Description The Lancia Fulvia does not need much introduction for the motorsport interested person. Also known as the Tipo 818 it was Lancia´s competition car of choice during the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. It won the World Rallye Championship in 1972 when it was replaced by the incredible

Lot #: 106

Estimate: £11,000 - £13,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1961 Porsche 356B Coupe

Description The 356B, produced from 1960 through 1963, represents the mid-point in this design’s progression. In what is known as “T5” form, the B introduced new front and rear sheet-metal, while retaining the curved front trunk lid and rounded fenders of the 356A series. The B also added some

Lot #: 107

Estimate: £50,000 - £60,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1972 March 722 Formula 2

Description Between 1975 and 1985 the 1600cc single seater class in British Hill climbing was particularly competitive; top line competitors, such as Mario Andretti used the opportunity as a stepping stone to the more competitive and more powerful single seater class. Most entrants used Formula 2

Lot #: 108

Estimate: £32,500 - £47,500

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1963 Lotus 23B

Description Introduced at the 1962 Racing Car Show, the 23 was arguably the most successful sports racer ever to wear a Lotus badge. Another typically brilliant Colin Chapman design, the nominal two-seater owed much to its 20 / 22 Formula Junior siblings. Based around a multi-tubular spaceframe

Lot #: 109

Estimate: £50,000 - £60,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1971 Porsche 914

Description Porsche’s strong historical links with Volkswagen were re-affirmed in 1969 with the launch of the Porsche-designed 914, a mid-engined, Targa-top sports car to be assembled by Karmann of Osnabrück. At the time Volkswagen needed a new car to replace the ageing Karmann-Ghia while Porsche

Lot #: 110

Estimate: £11,000 - £15,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1959 Austin Healey Frogeye Sprite

Description Intended to make sports car motoring more affordable, the Donald Healey-designed Sprite entered production at MG’s Abingdon factory in March 1958. The new car was officially introduced a few months later in Monte Carlo, just prior to the Monte Carlo Rally, underlining this brand new

Lot #: 111

Estimate: £14,000 - £18,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1947 MG TC

Description The right-hand drive TC Midget appeared in 1946, and was almost identical in appearance to the pre-war Types TA and TB. These MGs had many endearing features, including a slab fuel tank, 19-inch diameter wire wheels, folding windshields and octagonal dashboard instruments. Sales got a

Lot #: 112

Estimate: £19,000 - £25,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1989 Maserati Karif

Description The Maserati Karif was designed to be luxurious, sporty and agile enough to allow the driver to ‘feel like a racing driver again, or for the first time’. At the car’s unveiling, Alejandro de Tomaso declared a very limited production run of 250 examples. In a throwback to Maserati’s

Lot #: 113

Estimate: £16,000 - £20,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1951 Jaguar XK120 Roadster – UK delivered from new

Description It was at the 1948 London Motor Show that Jaguar threw the sports car world into turmoil with its stunning XK120. Here was a car with incredible style and looks, a powerful six cylinder engine installed in an outstanding chassis, and a remarkably low price, a quarter that of a V12

Lot #: 114

Estimate: £80,000 - £100,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1970 Jaguar E-Type Series II Roadster

Description The Jaguar E-Type (a.k.a. Jaguar XK-E) is a British sports car, which was manufactured by Jaguar Cars Ltd. between 1961 and 1975. Its combination of good looks, high performance and competitive pricing established the marque as an icon of 1960s motoring. More than 70,000 E-Types were

Lot #: 115

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1989 Porsche 928 S4

Description First introduced to the world at the Geneva Salon in 1977, and subsequently voted European Car of the Year in 1978, the 928 was intended as a more refined replacement for the long-running 911. With the 928, Porsche had created a serious long distance Grand Tourer that could also tackle

Lot #: 116

Estimate: £12,500 - £13,500

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1934 Invicta 12/45 Open Tourer

Description In its all-too-short lifetime Invicta carved out an enviable reputation for building fine sporting motor cars, the bigger Meadows-engined models in particular offering class-leading performance and impeccable build quality. For customers less concerned with ultimate performance, the

Lot #: 117

Estimate: £80,000 - £90,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1967 Ford Mustang 302 Fastback

Description The Mustang was initially offered as either a ‘Notchback’ Coupé or a Convertible with the ‘Fastback’ appearing later. It shared its front double-wishbone/coil spring and leaf spring rear suspension with the Falcon but compared to the saloon the cockpit sat further back on the chassis

Lot #: 118

Estimate: £40,000 - £50,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1965 Jaguar MK II 3.8

Description Although the Mk I was a great success, selling four times as many as the larger Jaguar saloons, Jaguar boss William Lyons was not content. He knew it could be improved. Happily, virtually every aspect that had been criticised received attention in the new MkII range introduced in October

Lot #: 119

Estimate: £24,000 - £27,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1950 Jaguar XK120 Alloy Competition Roadster “Piggy

Description Told by the post-war Attlee government to ‘export or die’, the British motor industry responded valiantly, none more so than Jaguar Cars, soon to become the UK’s biggest US-dollar earner thanks in no small measure to the success of its XK120 sports car. Ironically, the XK120’s creation

Lot #: 120

Estimate: £200,000 - £250,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1973 BMW E9 3.0 CSL

Description 1973 was a landmark year for BMW, not only did the German manufacturer power Jean-Pierre Jarier to the European Formula 2 Championship, they also captured the European Touring Car Championship using one of the most iconic racing ‘saloons’ of modern times: the 3.0 CSL, known popularly as

Lot #: 121

Estimate: £110,000 - £120,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 Spider

Description Sporting elegant coachwork designed and built by Pininfarina, the Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider was a huge success and continued virtually unchanged in 1.6-litre Giulia guise when the latter joined the line-up in 1962. Launched at the Monza Autodrome on 27th June that year, the Giulia

Lot #: 122

Estimate: £45,000 - £55,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1961 Cadillac Coupe de Ville

Description The first Cadillac “Coupe de Ville” was shown during the 1949 Motorama. It was built on a Cadillac Sixty Special chassis and featured a dummy air-scoop, chrome trim around front wheel openings, and a one-piece windshield and rear glass. The interior was black and trimmed in grey leather

Lot #: 123

Estimate: £19,000 - £23,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1958 Jaguar XK150 Drophead Coupe

Description This fabulous XK150 Drophead Coupe was first registered in 1958, later finding its way to Sydney Australia and to one further owner since 1990. In 1996 the restoration work started in earnest. The engine was rebuilt by Jaguar Specialist Graeme Lord of Sydney, including a conversion to

Lot #: 124

Estimate: £80,000 - £100,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1969 Jaguar D-Type Evocation by Realm

Description Realm Engineering of Honeybourne in Worcestershire has built up a fine reputation over almost four decades for its RAM recreations. In particular, their Jaguar D-types which benefitted from chassis design input by Reynard Racing resulting in greater strength and ultimately better

Lot #: 125

Estimate: £65,000 - £85,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1958 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

Description For those insufficiently wealthy to afford its hyper-expensive, race-bred sports car – the 300SL – Mercedes-Benz offered the less exotic but no less refined 190SL. Announced in 1954 and based on the 180 saloon, whose all-independently-suspended running gear it used, the 190SL did not

Lot #: 126

Estimate: £90,000 - £100,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1996 Jaguar XJS Celebration Edition

Description That Jaguar’s XJS will become a ‘bona fide’ classic is beyond doubt. Launched in 1975, the excellence of its basic design was ably demonstrated by a twenty-one year production life. Based around a two-door monocoque bodyshell equipped with all-round independent suspension (double

Lot #: 127

Estimate: £13,000 - £17,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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2002 AC Superblower

Description AC has thirty six years association with the Superblower and its illustrious predecessor, the Cobra – one of the best known models in the lexicon of classic sports cars. The Cobra is a by-word for fast, muscular motoring and for many years in its original guise was listed in the Guinness

Lot #: 128

Estimate: £120,000 - £150,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1958 Austin A35 Competition Saloon

Description Introduced in 1956, the A35 replaced the highly successful Austin A30. The name reflected the larger and more powerful 34hp A-Series engine enabling a slightly higher top speed and better acceleration. Similar in appearance to the A30 except for a larger rear window aperture and a

Lot #: 129

Estimate: £30,000 - £40,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017

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1972 Alfa Romeo Montreal

Description Penned by Marcello Gandini who created the iconic Miura just one year before, the Montreal concept featured innovative side gills and retractable slotted headlight shades on a classic, flowing shape. This sleek, unnamed coupe was met with much acclaim and began to be colloquially

Lot #: 130

Estimate: £38,000 - £45,000

Date: 7 Sep 2017