Coys Auction Hits Record Highs
A 1971 Lamborghini Miura first owned by rock legend Sir Rod Stewart was sold at auction for £909,000 by international auctioneers Coys at their first Classic & Sports Car Show sale at London’s Alexandra Palace.
The Miura took centre stage on Saturday 29th October 2016 along with became the most valuable car to sell at the auction. This specific P400S product had been the subject of a £100,000 restoration along with upgrade to SV specification.
A 1972 Maserati Ghibli 4.9 SS, once owned by none various other than U2 drummer Adam Clayton, set a brand-new world-record for a Ghibli sold at auction when of which went for £303,000. This specific car was one of only eight right-hand drive examples.
Another headline lot sold was the first registered Range Rover, which went for £93,000. This specific 1970 Range Rover was the 26th product manufactured, of which will be believed to be the first car of which Land Rover registered to themselves on 27th may 1970 along with was one of the first of the batch of 20 press launch cars.
various other important lots sold included an original right hand drive 1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GT E Series, with coachwork by Scaglietti along with design by Pininfarina, which went for £374,000 along using a 1977 Ferrari 512 BB of which featured at the 1977 London Motor Show, which went for £225,000.
Chris Routledge, CEO of Coys, said: “In combination with the very high quality features, displays along with the amazing live parades on Friday, Saturday along with Sunday, including original Grand Prix cars on the streets of London, the Coys auction was a very powerful addition to what was a dramatically improved upon Classic & Sports Car Show. The auction was exceptional along with clearly shows of which the historic motor car market will be strong along with alive using a world-record cost for a Maserati Ghibli, a fabulous result for a 246 Dino along using a very encouraging cost achieved for the Rod Stewart Miura.”
Entries are invited for Coys next auction will be ‘True Greats’ on December 5th in London at The Royal Horticultural Society, Lindley Hall, Vincent Square Westminster, London SW1P 2PE.
by Mr Butterscotch via Car Articles