Another day, another auction and International auctioneers COYS continue to be extremely busy as they return to their annual sale at Techno Classica in Essen, Germany, on 9th April with a selection of 130 classic and sports cars worth more than €15 million. MotorMartin has selected the following highlights for us to focus on as the breadth of the sale is quite breathtaking.
COYS have let it be known to MotorMartin that the auction, held at the largest historic car exhibition in Europe, features vehicles such as a 1952 Grosser Werkmeister with FIA, FIVA and German historic papers (refer to COYS for estimate), a 1968 Ferrari 330 GT/C (estimated at €600,000 – €700,000), 1978 BMW M1 works car, also the first M1 to be road registered (€550,000- €650,000), a 1986 Lancia Delta S4 Stradale “Group B Rally” Specification (€350,000 – €400,000) and a 1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 SS (€90,000 – €110,000). So best get saving!
Chris Routledge, Managing Partner of COYS, shared with MotorMartin that: “Techno Classica Essen has become one of the most well established classic car sales in the world and further strengthens COYS position as the leading international auction brand in Germany.”
“We always look forward to coming back to this event and this year we are offering a fabulous and vast selection of vehicles, ranging from a German racing legend such as the 1952 Grosser Werkmeister to highly sought-after collectors cars such as the 1968 Ferrari 330 GT/C.”
Amazingly, the auction will also feature a 1929 Lancia Lambda, 8th Series Torpedo Type 223 evocation carrosserie by Casaro (€180,000- €200,000), a 1965 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Series 1 (€240,000 – €260,000), a 1965 Ghia 1500 GT Coupe (€65,000 – €95,000), a 1996 Porsche 993 RS Coupe (€240,000 – €280,000) and a 1987 Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattrovalvole (€375,000 – €425,000).
As well as other important lots which include a 1959 Alfa Romeo Touring Spider with one owner from new (€45,000 – €55,000), a 1958 Jaguar XK150 3.4 S Roadster (€130,000 – £140,000), a 1961 MG A Mk II Coupe, one of only 600 produced (€20,000 – €25,000), a 1992 Ferrari Testarossa (€115,000 – €120,000) and a 1980 Citroën Méhari (€15,000 – €20,000).
COYS have let it be known to MotorMartin that they will also be auctioning at no reserve a selection of cars from the Stasys Brundza collection, one of the largest European collections of Cadillacs. This includes a 1953 Cadillac 62 Coupe de Ville (€18,000 – €25,000), a 1949 Cadillac Series 75 Fleetwood (€15,000 – €18,000) and a 1939 Cadillac Series 39-75 Imperial Sedan (€30,000 – €40,000).
As always, MotorMartin urges you to checkout www.coys.co.uk to view the full catalogue and work out how many of the family you’ll need to sell before making a bid on that dream, classic car.