Bonhams returns to the Greenwich Concours d'Elegance with its sale of more than 90 vehicles on 2 June, led by a 1930 Bentley 4½ Litre Sports Tourer. Chassis FS3601 was treated to a mechanical restoration and engine rebuild in 2017 at a cost of some $160,000, and is entered with a pre-sale estimate of $525,000 – 675,000.
The top five is rounded off with a 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport Cabriolet that has recently emerged from an award winning nut-and-bolt restoration (estimate $400,000 – 500,000); a 1924 Bentley 3/5.3 Litre Le Mans Replica in the style of “Old Mother Gun” (estimate $375,000 – 450,000); a 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300d Cabriolet D, one of just 65 produced (estimate $275,000 – 400,000); and a 1965 Ford Galaxie 500 M-Code "Cammer" with an almighty 657bhp on tap at $300,000 – 400,000.
The sale also features a 1970 Jaguar E-Type Lightweight Low Drag Coupe with a guide price of $190,000 – 230,000. The car was built in the 1990s by Tony Parkinson (an ex-director of Vicarage, the renowned Jaguar specialists) as a recreation of the Lindner-Nöcker Low Drag Lightweight using a 1970 E-Type 2+2, with the bodywork and monocoque tub constructed entirely in aluminium as per the original Lindner-Nöcker car.
Classic car auction price estimates for: Bentley | Alfa Romeo | Mercedes-Benz | Ford | Jaguar
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