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Only Fools & Horse’s Jaguar E-type sells for £116k at auction

Published 06 September 2016
  
  

A 1973 Jaguar E-Type Series III Roadster that starred in the second ever episode of legendary BBC sitcom Only Fools & Horses sold for £115,875 at Silverstone Auctions’ Salon Prive sale.

Another Jaguar convertible, a 1959 Jaguar XK150 3.4 S Drophead Coupe, sold for £189,000 - more than £40,000 over its lower estimate.

Several highly desirable Porsches sold for strong prices. A 1988 Porsche 911 (930) Turbo, sold for £171,000 including premium, £60,000 over its lower estimate.

An original UK 1963 Porsche 356B TG Super 90, that at the time of consignment was the only right-hand drive Super 90 Coupé on the market in the UK, sold for £146,250. A well presented and maintained 1971 Porsche 911 T sold for £69,750.

Collectors of American classics were drawn to a 1968 Shelby GT500, which sold for £142,875, more than £42,000 over its lower estimate. Offered publicly for sale for the first time ever in Europe, the car came a deluxe Marti Report and was included in the Shelby World Register.

The appetite for rare, high quality, low mileage modern classics does not appear to be slowing. A 1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evolution II, with just 885 miles from new, sold for £202,500.

From Munich, another very rare car, a 1990 BMW E30 M3 Convertible, sold for £59,625, more than £20,000 over its lower estimate.

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