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Over £5m Worth Of Classic Aston Martins Sold At Recent Auction

May 13th saw over £5 million worth of classic Aston Martins sold at the annual Aston Martin sale, hosted by Bonhams. Among the models sold was a beautiful 1964 DB5 (famous for being James Bond's car of choice) which fetched a whopping £561,500, making it the top lot of the day. Other 'DB' models sold, including a 1961 DB4 'Series III' 4.2-litre Sports Saloon, bought for £399,100, and a 1970 D...

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Fancy Buying David Beckham's Ferrari?

A supercar once owned by David Beckham is going under the hammer at H&H Classics' Duxford Sale on 29th March at the Imperial War Museum. The 2001 convertible Ferrari 360 Spider has done an incredibly low 7,800 miles and could fetch as much as £95,000. Powered by a 3.6-litre V8, this absolute beaut has a top speed of 180mph and can go from 0-60mph in only 4.2 seconds! H&H's head of sale...

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James May Has To Sell His Car For The Weirdest Reason

Imagine this: 'I need to sell my car.' 'Why's that?' 'Because I've become allergic to it.' Um...?! Bizarrely that's exactly what's happened to The Grand Tour presenter James May, whose 1972 Rolls-Royce Corniche is due to be auctioned next month. "If I drive it for more than half an hour I start itching, and then have to boil all my clothes," he recently wrote on DriveTribe. After wanting ...

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First Mercedes model set for auction

The machine widely regarded as the first motor vehicle is the Patent-Motorwagen, built in 1886. Around 25 models were built, and this creation sparked the start of modern car making as we know it today. Gottlieb Daimler was responsible for creating the Patent-Motorwagen, and it wasn’t long until he had competitors refining his formula and creating much more effective motor vehicles. Daimler ne...

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Sir Terry Wogan’s car heads to auction

Sir Terry Wogan was a legend in many a person’s eye and enjoyed a sparkling and long-lived career on our screens. So it will come as little to surprise to know that his classic BMW being up for auction recently caused quite a stir among those looking to pick up a slice of history for themselves. The car currently has 75,000 miles on the clock and is reported to drive like a dream, so the succ...

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Talking Knight Rider replica car up for sale… But there’s a catch

Fans of the cult TV show Knight Rider, as made famous by David Hasselhoff in the 1980’s, are being given the chance to bid on a car described as “absolutely identical in every detail” to the one driven by Michael Knight. The car even talks and can respond to commands, such as opening the windows upon instruction. However, there is a slight catch if you wanted this estimated £35,000 KITT ...

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Smokey and the Bandit Pontiac set for auction

The infamous 1977 Pontiac Trans Am from Smokey and the Bandit is set to be auctioned in January, in an auction also featuring other cars from the world of film. However, the car being sold isn’t one which featured directly in the film, as the four of those used during filming were destroyed in the process, courtesy of the stuntmen pushing them to their limits. There was one more Pontiac which ...

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