Classic Car News
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It is never easy to understand why bidding fever can usurp logic, but yesterday's sale at Brightwells which we attended produced a surprising result with fevered bidding pushing an Austin Seven Opal that is in need of full restoration to over £12,000. The engine did look as if it had been freshly rebuild albeit not in the car.
Yesterday's Bonhams auction proved the market remains buoyant with the best cars achieving strong prices. Fast Fords continue to attract big premiums especially if they are low mileage such as the 1980 Ford Escort RS2000 Custom Sports Saloon with just under 32,000 miles from new which achieved £40,250 including premium.
For those familiar with Austin Sevens you will know how rare the Austin Seven Swallow Two Seater Roadster is. They never come up for sale which makes the example that will be sold at Richard Edmonds next sale on the 14th April a real rarity and quite possible a once in a decade or more chance to acquire an original example of one of these cars.
Bonhams Goodwood sale takes place this coming weekend. As always the sale has an interesting selection of cars with rarities along with the more mainstream.
The first classic sale for H&H takes place at the Imperial War Museum, Duxford on the 21st March. There is an excellent line up of cars including several American classics.
With the auction season now getting into full swing, the next sale totake place is being held by DVCA at their usual location of ATHELHAMPTON HOUSE Near Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7LG. Some nice cars are on offer such as a one family from new 1964 Volvo 121 Four Door Saloon which is a previous concours winner.
Brightwells first classic sale takes place this coming Wednesday. It offers up a nice array of cars with opportunities for all sizes of pocket.
Historics kick their 2018 sale season off at the Ascot racecourse this coming weekend. Viewing takes place on Thursday and Friday with sale day on Saturday 3rd March.
Brightwells have announced a very exciting auction that is due to take place on the 21st March at the Bicester Heritage Centre. The sale will be 100 cars at no reserve from the Jaguar Heritage Collection.
Barons first sale of the year takes place on Tuesday 27th February. They have lined up a nice selection of cars which includes four MK 2 Jaguars ranging from a 2.
Silverstone Auctions kick their season off this weekend at the National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh. With sales spanning Friday and Saturday there is something for everyone and with plenty of high end cars on offer this sale should give us a taste of how the market is shaping up for 2018.
Today marks the start of the London Classic Car Show at the Excel Centre in London. There is loads going on and this event really kicks off the start of the season.
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