Top 10: Classic cars being auctioned at the Paris motor show 2016
International auctioneers Coys has lined up a fine selection of classic and sports cars for their exclusive auction at this year’s Paris Motor Show. With the help of Coutau-Bégarie, its local auction partner in France, Coys will be putting a selection of the most sought-after and iconic classic, modern and sports cars under the hammer at the international event, which welcomed a staggering 1,253,513 people through its doors in 2014.
Chris Routledge, CEO of Coys, said: “We are very excited to be at the Paris Motor Show. France is one of the most important countries in terms of motoring heritage and presence in the historic car world. We have a very broad selection of cars, coming from every corner of France and all over Europe.”
The Paris Motor Show will open its doors to the general public on 1-16 October, 2016, from 10 am to 8pm, with late night openings on Thursdays and Fridays. The auction takes place at Paris Expo, Porte de Versailles, a venue in the very heart of the French capital.
1969 Ferrari Dino 246 GT Type L
First Dino delivered and registered in France – 11th Dino ever made.
With its flexible engine, uncomplicated chassis, outstanding handling and superb looks, the Ferrari Dino 246 GT is a thoroughbread classic and certainly one of the most sought after 1970s sports cars. This example is the 11th Dino ever made and going back to its origins, being the first delivered and the first registered Dino in France (confirmed by the Dino register).
Estimated at €320,000 - €350,000.
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