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Bidding open for Sir Rod’s Lamborghini

October 24, 2016 | By | In News
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Cars owned by rock musicians Sir Rod Stewart and Adam Clayton from U2 will be among 60 classics that will go under the hammer at an auction run by Coys at The Classic & Sports Car Show in London at the end of this month.

A 1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 S delivered new to Maggie May singer Stewart, who was knighted just this month, carries an estimate of between £800-900,000 at the show’s inaugural auction, which takes place at 3pm on Saturday October 29th in the at Alexandra Palace.

The musical theme continues with the offering of a 1972 Maserati Ghibli 4.9SS formerly owned by U2 bassist Clayton. One of only eight right-hand drive versions of this model, it is expected to fetch between £240-280,000.

More than 60 consignments will be offered by Coys at the sale, with viewings beginning at 10am on Friday 28th October after the show is opened by legendary Jaguar test driver Norman Dewis OBE.

Chris Routledge, cheif executive of Coys, said: “We are delighted to be hosting the first auction at The Classic & Sports Car Show and we’re proud of the variety we will present for sale at Alexandra Palace. It promises to be quite an occasion.”

Admission to the auction is by catalogue only (admits two). The sale and the supercar theme will be just two of many stand-out displays at the event that will feature more than 300 classic cars from world-famous collections and specialist retailers.

Visitors to the show will be treated to the sight and sound of some of the world’s most iconic historic cars as they take part in a host of on-road parades in the Palace grounds against a stunning central London backdrop.

Other highlights include a feature showing the restoration of a unique Jaguar XK120 by Pininfarina by Classic Motor Cars (CMC) in association with Total and a Live Interview Stage presented by Goodwood Road & Racing. The latter will see World champion on two and four wheels, John Surtees CBE and Jaguar test driver, Norman Dewis OBE thrill visitors with entertaining stories from their illustrious careers.

They will be joined by John Fitzpatrick, Simon Taylor, Steve Soper, Alain de Cadenet and Nick Padmore, with many more names to be announced. A range of ticket packages, from general access to a limited number of premium tickets offering everything from fine dining to guided tours of the event, are available to purchase at www.classicandsportscarshow.com

James Ash

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Content Marketing Executive at Motors.co.uk

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