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Historics 26th November Auction Taster at London Classic Car Show today

Published 28 October 2016

Historics Classic Car Auctions will be displaying five stars of its 26th November sale at Brooklands at the London Classic Car Show from 28th to 30th October.

Rebuilt from a barn find in the USA, this magnificent 1960 Jaguar XK150 SE Drophead Coupé has been treated to a complete nut and bolt restoration, bare metal respray and new leather interior to the original factory colours, returning this British icon to its original glory. Esttimate: £90,000 to £110,000.

Mercedes CLK DTM 2006 Historics

This ultra-rare right-hand drive 5.5 litre V8 supercharged 580HP 2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK DTM AMG is one of just 40 built and has a mere 9,900 warranted miles. It should still be capable of its restricted maximum speed of 199mph and is estimated at £210,000 to £250,000.

Austin Mini Cooper S 1966 Historics (1)

With investors piling their money into anything but pounds, this 50-year old 1966 Mk.1 Austin Mini Cooper 'S' 1275 should appreciated better than any kind of city investment. Presented in Old English White with a contrasting black roof and scrupulously restored over two years it is also comparatively eassy to find storage space for. Estimated at: £38,000 to £50,000.

Porsche Cabriolet 1987 Historics

No classic car auction is complete without a few Porsche 911s, but this immaculate 1988 Carrera Sport Targa has covered just 302 miles since being completely disassembled down to the last nut and bolt by an Official Porsche Centre. Every component was then inspected, refurbished or replaced with a genuine Porsche part before being meticulously reassembled by the Porsche Centre to superlative, as-new condition. Estimated at: £64,000 to £85,000.

Bedford J10 Pickup 1961 Historics

Finally this 1961 Bedford J10 pick-up is of the type typically seen hauling big, shiny caravans thoughout the 1960s and 1970s with a load of scrap metal in igts bed. But this one has undergone a near fanatical rebuild to make it the best one in the World. After five years meticulous restoration it features supreme silver coachwork to Rolls-Royce standards Rolls-Royce and a Wilton-carpeted, red leather interior. Estimate: £48,000 to £56,000.

Historics welcomes all enthusiasts to its stand G215 and is offering free valuation to all classic owners throughout the show. Visit http://www.historics.co.uk to view all 130  consignments for the forthcoming Historics sale on November 26th.

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