Saturday, August 8, 2015

Bonhams Goodwood Festival of Speed Sale

A rare, ex-works Aston Martin Ulster racing car from 1935 has sold for £2.9 million at the annual Bonhams auction during the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

The Aston Martin Ulster Team Car, LM19, sold for £2,913,500, one of the highest amounts ever achieved for a pre-war British sports car and smashing the existing record for a pre-war Aston Martin.

A 1961 Porsche RS-61 Spyder offered by Stirling Moss sold for £1,905,500.
A Mercedes-Benz CLK GTR Roadster sold for £1,513,500. Unveiled in 1998, at the time the CLK was most expensive production car ever built. The model offered at Bonhams was the very first example ever built.

1954 Ferrari 4.9-litre 375-Plus Sports-Racing Two-Seat Spider Competizione. Sold for £10,753,500 in 2014

1932 Alfa Romeo 8C-2300 Long Chassis Touring Spider. Sold for: £2,689,500

1912 Rolls-Royce 40/50hp Double Pullman Limousine with coachwork by Barker. Sold for: £4,705,500 million