£8.7million in sales at the Race Retro Live online auction
The two-day Race Retro Live Online Auction achieve a total of £8.7million in sales with 86% of the classic cars sold.
A 1961 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 (FHC) Flat Floor, chassis #60, sold for £140,625. A low mileage 2008 Porsche 911 (997) Turbo sold for £66,375. A 1968 Ferrari 330GTC by Pininfarina had recently had Classiche accreditation applied for and sold for £331,875.
All three Aston Martins were sold: The 1970 DB6 Mk2 Vantage achieved £331,875, the 1969 Aston Martin DB6 Mk2 sold for £272,250 and the 1963 Aston Martin DB4 Series 5 made £354,375.
A number of auction record prices were also achieved during the weekend. Lot 426, the Top Gear featured, UK-supplied, manual 1993 Toyota Supra Twin-Turbo sold for £47,250 which is a new, European auction record price. The 1989 BMW 635 CSi (E24) Highline – Motorsport Edition (Auto) surpassed the previous UK record and sold for £47,250. The 1998 Lotus Elise Series 1, formerly owned by Nick Mason, sold for £29,812, a world record price.
The 1972 Reliant Regal Supervan III (Trotters Independent Trading Van), which is believed to be one of the original half dozen from the popular sitcom Only Fools and Horses, was offered without reserve – the van sold for £36,000.
The highest value car of the weekend was the 1950 HWM Alta Jaguar, selling for £517,500, it had been raced by Sir Stirling Moss, John Heath, Lance Macklin, George Abecassis and Rudi Fischer.
The Williams F1 – ‘Red 5’ FW14 display car, offered without reserve, sold for £174,375. The 2004 Palmer Jaguar JP1 TS and Trailersold for £47,812. The 1989 FIA Lister-Chevrolet ‘Knobbly’ Sanction II ‘Centenary’ Sports Racer sold above its top estimate for £298,125.
The May Sale: 22nd May
A Sale of Ferraris in association with Ferrari Owner’s Club GB: 5th June
The Classic Sale at Silverstone: 30th July – 1st August
The NEC Classic Motor Show Sale: 12th – 14th November
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