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Rare and unique classics on offer at Silverstone sale

16th September 2014 Print
Ferrari 308 GTS Quattrovalve

Over 60 classic cars and three historic motorcycles will be offered in Silverstone Auctions’ Autumn Sale at Silverstone race circuit this Saturday. The sale, taking place on September 20th, features a fantastic array of exotic and unique classic cars.

Topping the bill is a stunning, low mileage 1985 Ferrari 308 GTS Quattrovalve, estimated at between £80,000 and £90,000. The highly collectible car has covered just over 10,000 miles from new and is in superb condition.

Other Italian cars include a 2011 Fiat 500 Stirling Moss 722 Tribute, estimated at between £9,000 and £12,000. The car is totally unique having been created by a friend of the legendary racing driver who has signed the dash and headrests, and sports his famous 722 number on the doors, bonnet and boot lid.

One of only two RHD models believed to be left in existence, a 1960 Steyr Puch 500 is estimated at between £15,000 and £18,000. After years in storage this wonderful little car has been brought back to the road, with fresh interior trim, new tyres and very few other minor mechanical touches and is now offered for auction.

Speaking prior to the sale, managing director of Silverstone Auctions, Nick Whale, said: “Our final sale at The Wing this year is set to be a great one. As always the team have brought together a stunning collection of fascinating and unique cars and so I would encourage potential bidders to register to avoid missing out on these classics.”

The very first production spec Lynx Eventer V12 HE will also be going under the hammer, estimated at between £25,000 and £30,000, as well as a rare and highly sought after 1989 BMW E30 M3 Johnny Cecotto, estimated at between £35,000 and £40,000.

As well as classic cars and motorcycles a selection of automobilia will be offered including and a collection of luxury lifestyle items including watches and leather goods.

The auction house is also now inviting quality consignments into its final sale of the NEC Classic Motor Show on the 15th and 16th of November.

To view the full lot list for The Autumn Sale please visit

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Ferrari 308 GTS Quattrovalve