Porsche works team car with extraordinary period racing history, 2nd IC and 5th OA at 1958 Le Mans 24 Hours, Class Winner at 1000 Km Nürburgring and a 10 time Mille Miglia Storica participant, sells for US $5,170,000 at Auction.
Bonhams is offering up for auction selections from the personal collection of the Legendary Carroll Shelby.
The Bavarians have made some truly iconic cars over the years, so here's a list of out 5 favourite.
"It is, by some distance, the most valuable British motor car ever to be offered at a European auction, and we look forward to seeing what the future holds for this historically significant vehicle." James Knight.
The 1984 turbocharged Formula 1 Toleman-Hart TG184 racing car, driven by the legendary Ayrton Senna upon his Monaco Grand Prix debut during the race that sparked his legendary feud with Prost, is to be offered at Bonham's Monaco Sale in Monte Carlo on 11 May at Villa La Vigie.
This Stratos replica was constructed in 1996 using a Hawk (Gerry Hawkridge) kit and a 1979 Lancia Beta donor car.
Race developed V6 engine, superlative handling and sensational Pinin Farina styling: these are the ingredients of a sportscar classic and the Lancia Aurelia B24 has them all.
Three motor cars with star-studded histories will be offered at Bonhams Goodwood Members' Meeting Sale on Sunday 18 March.
Shelby began manufacturing a Shelby GT based on the Mustang, which were officially sanctioned and sold through selected Ford dealers. The first Shelby Mustang – the GT350 – arrived in 1965 powered by a modified version of Ford's 289ci high-performance small-block V8.