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Aston replica triumphs at Goodwood sale

Published 21 March 2017

A 1961 Aston Martin DP214 Replica GT Competition Coupé sold for £551,667 at Goodwood this weekend. Overal, British cars performed well at Bonhams' Members' Meeting sale.

Seven out of the top ten lots were from UK marques. A 1924 Bentley 3-Litre Red Label Speed Model Tourer achieved £281,500 and the ex-David Hobbs 1965 Lola T70 Mk1 Spyder sold to a telephone bidder for £270,300.

James Knight, group motoring chairman at Bonhams, said, ‘Cars with significant historical and racing provenance were the most popular lots of the day, such as Captain Sir Malcolm Campbell’s 1913 Talbot 15hp, which achieved £169,500.’

Rally car enthusiasts were spoilt for choice at the sale. An ex-Alan Mann 1968 Ford Escort Twin Cam competition saloon made £203,100 and a 1997 Subaru Impreza 22B-STi Limited Edition went for a world-record breaking £113,500.

1968 Ford Escort Twin Cam (1)

1968 Ford Escort Twin Cam competition saloon sold for £203,100. 

A 1903 Clément 12/16hp 4-cylinder Rear-entrance Tonneau car which sold to a bidder in the room for £281,500 after a lengthy exchange. Other top lots includede a 1966 Ferrari 330GT 2+2 series 2 Berlinetta (£203,100), 1957 Jaguar Mk1 3.4-Litre Sports Saloon (£189,660), 1962 Jaguar E-Type 3.8-Litre ‘Flat Floor’ Roadster (£180,700).

Bonhams' third Members’ Meeting sale took place at Goodwood on 19 March, and saw an 80% sell rate and a total of £5,624,147 achieved.

Subaru Impreza (1) (1)

1997 Subaru Impreza 22B-STi made £113,500.


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