Exceptional British cars are going under the hammer

  • 1969 Aston Martin DB6 – an extensive engine re-build
  • 1961 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 FHC Flat Floor LHD – with matching numbers
  • 2002 Aston Martin V12 Vanquish – with just over 10,000 miles
  • 1955 Jaguar XK140 SE Coupe – fitted with a desirable gearbox

Silverstone Auctions are having their May Sale this weekend and it is their first auction in over a year where bidders can attend auction in person at Stoneleigh Park.

In The May Sale this Saturday will be this 1969 Aston Martin DB6. This DB6 is rakishly elegant and was the ultimate evolution of David Brown’s blood-line of 1960s thoroughbred Grand Tourers. Finished in original Pacific Blue with Natural Connolly hides. With five former keepers, a comprehensive history file and an extensive £18,000 engine re-build – do not miss out on this fantastic opportunity, guided: £185,000 – £220,000.

Superbly re-finished in its original Old English White over black leather and going under the hammer this Saturday is this 1961 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 FHC Flat Floor LHD. This lovely Jaguar E-Type is an early 1961 Series 13.8-litre Fixed Head Coupe, “Flat Floor”. This left-hand drive car has been subject to a ground up restoration at a cost of around £100,000. With matching numbers status and supported by corresponding paperwork and a Jaguar Heritage Certificate, Silverstone Auctions are delighted to be offering it.

Gary Dunne, Sales Controller for Silverstone Auctions, added:

“We have a superb line-up of classic cars and motorcycles going under the hammer this weekend, don’t forget to register to bid prior to Saturday!”

With just two previous owners, a comprehensive history file and amazing maintenance is this 2002 Aston Martin V12 Vanquish. It is beautifully presented and the first-generation example of Aston’s V12 flagship with only 10,501 miles. Silverstone Auctions are delighted to be auctioning this stylishly finished example which has been guided at: £55,000 – £65,000.

The last of the cars previewed before The May Sale this Saturday is 1955 Jaguar XK140 SE Coupe. With matching numbers, this is a superbly restored and exquisitely presented example of Jaguar’s elegant XK140 Special Equipment. This beautiful and recognisable Jaguar is fitted with the desirable overdrive gearbox for more relaxed touring. Estimated at: £42,000 – £48,000.

Silverstone Auctions will start The May Sale off with Automobilia at 10am, then Motorcycles at 11am and then Classic cars at 2pm. This will be the first Silverstone Auctions sale where bidders can attend in person for over a year, alternatively, bidding will still be available online, via The Saleroom or Proxibid by phone or via commission too.

The UK market leader classic car auction house can be contacted on 01926 691141, by email [email protected] or via their website.


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