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Here you’ll find all the latest classic car auctions. From previews, reviews to general classic car auction news, we’ve got you covered.

  • BONHAMS AUCTIONS REVIEW

    BONHAMS AUCTIONS REVIEW

    Glenn Rowswell on 11th January 2018

    The pre-Christmas Bonhams sale is always a feast of the exotic and this year’s event at the firm’s London HQ in Bond Street didn’t disappoint...

  • MATHEWSONS AUCTIONS REVIEW

    MATHEWSONS AUCTIONS REVIEW

    Glenn Rowswell on 11th January 2018

    From the long entry list in this sale, the lot attracting the most interest was a 1962 VW Beetle showing just 12,500 miles which attracted more bidders than any other entry this year.

  • WORKS RALLY LEGENDS UP FOR AUCTION

    WORKS RALLY LEGENDS UP FOR AUCTION

    Glenn Rowswell on 10th January 2018

    A formidable collection of 6 of the most recognisable race and rally cars ever to skid sideways across gravel will be offered at Bonhams Grand Palais sale on 8 February.

  • MARKET TRENDS – FRENCH SUPERCARS

    MARKET TRENDS – FRENCH SUPERCARS

    Glenn Rowswell on 8th January 2018

    Having lost its pre-war status as a performance car nation, France’s car makers went on to challenged the establishment through more modest means. As the Alpine marque is revived for 2018, expect its past models to increase in value...

  • BRIGHTWELLS AUCTIONS REVIEW

    BRIGHTWELLS AUCTIONS REVIEW

    Glenn Rowswell on 21st December 2017

    A home market 1963 Jaguar E-Type S1 3.8 Roadster with a Coopercraft brake upgrade headed the final Brightwells classic sale of the season at their Leominster HQ with a well over guide price £73,150 paid by one of 77 successful bidders for the 143 cars in the catalogue who paid more than £1m even before any post-sale deals had been concluded...

  • HISTORICS AUCTIONS BROOKLANDS REVIEW

    HISTORICS AUCTIONS BROOKLANDS REVIEW

    Glenn Rowswell on 21st December 2017

    Although a dozen classic Mercedes-Benz SL roadsters changed owners during the final sale of the Historics at Brooklands season, the near-£2.6m results were led by both a sympathetically refurbished 1986 BMW 3.0 CSL and an 8500-mile 1994 Lamborghini Diablo VT sold for £134,200 apiece...

  • 30 CAR CLOSURE CLEAROUT TO GO TO AUCTION

    30 CAR CLOSURE CLEAROUT TO GO TO AUCTION

    Glenn Rowswell on 18th December 2017

    A 30-plus car collection built up by a Cambridgeshire garage proprietor Empson's Garage over more than half a century - is to be sold at auction next month due to retirement and the business closing after 99 years. Many will be offered without reserve...

  • H&H CLASSICS AUCTION REVIEW

    H&H CLASSICS AUCTION REVIEW

    Glenn Rowswell on 14th December 2017

    Topping the prices at the Imperial War Museum’s Duxford airfield site was a £155,200 1966 Jaguar E-Type S1 4.2 Roadster with gangland shooting history in the North East that had inspired a reference in Mark Knopfler’s song 5.15am and was cited as an inspiration for the crime movie Get Carter...

  • DORSET VINTAGE & CLASSIC AUCTIONS REVIEW

    DORSET VINTAGE & CLASSIC AUCTIONS REVIEW

    Glenn Rowswell on 14th December 2017

    Although the going was statistically soft for DVCA, the Stalbridge auction firm still sold a 1970 Jaguar E-Type S2 4.2 Roadster in their auction tent pitched beside stately Athelhampton House near Dorchester for £110,000 with premium, which was the lower estimate forecast...

  • BIG DEMAND FOR ‘80S CLASSICS AT CCA

    BIG DEMAND FOR ‘80S CLASSICS AT CCA

    Glenn Rowswell on 4th December 2017

    Classic Car Auctions (CCA) successfully closed the curtains on a record-breaking year by hammering away a fantastic 80 per cent of the cars on offer at its December Sale this weekend, for a premium inclusive total of £1.8 million...

  • SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS REVIEW – BIRMINGHAM NEC

    SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS REVIEW – BIRMINGHAM NEC

    Glenn Rowswell on 30th November 2017

    A 1980 Mk2 Ford Escort RS2000 drew gasps of incredulity when it clocked a world record £97,875 on the big screen at the Silverstone Auctions stand at the NEC...

  • BRIGHTWELLS MODERN CLASSICS AUCTION REVIEW

    BRIGHTWELLS MODERN CLASSICS AUCTION REVIEW

    Glenn Rowswell on 24th November 2017

    As the 2017 season draws to a close, there has been no shortage of Brightwells sales catering for older classics at Bicester Heritage just off the M40 corridor in Oxfordshire and fixtures for both traditional and more contemporary classics at their auctions HQ at Leominster in Welsh border country, where the latest Drive Through for ‘Moderns’ took place...