Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Cars

Withnail Rolls – Nubar Gulbenkian Rolls-Royce Used In ‘Withnail And I’ For Sale

‘Star car’ Rolls-Royce used in classic film ‘Withnail and I’ and that was built for “Santa Claus lookalike” playboy Nubar Gulbenkian for sale for just £135,000 in spite of having had a £190,000 renovation.

Michael’s Marvelous Motor – Sir Michael Caine’s First Car To Be Sold

As Sir Michael Caine turns 90 today, his rather ritzy first car, a Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow, is set to be auctioned; it was subsequently owned by the rather rambunctious owner of the infamous Gasworks restaurant.

Previewing Salon Privé 2022

Matthew Steeples takes a look at what will be on offer at Salon Privé 2022 at the Royal Hospital in Chelsea from 21st to 23rd April – a showcase that will include the world’s first commercial flying car.

Blake’s Bentley Pops Up Again

One-of-one 2016 Bentley Continental GT V8 S convertible designed by artist Sir Peter Blake pops up again at auction at a price 60% higher than it achieved when last sold in 2016 (or double the price of a standard car when new).

Rolling With Karl Lagerfeld

Three Rolls-Royces that belonged to the late designer Karl Lagerfeld to be auctioned by Sotheby’s; the eccentric never drove them himself.

Classic Car Heaven 2021

Theodora Ong reports from the 2021 London Classic Car Show and suggests other automotive events for classic car enthusiasts in the coming months.

Fagin’s Bentley

1961 Bentley S2 Continental drophead coupé owned by Golden Globe award winning actor Ron Moody – best known as ‘Fagin’ in ‘Oliver!’ – for sale for 329% more than it sold for in 2014 after restoration.

A BIG Bugatti

Theodora Ong lusts after a £1.55 million 2013 Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport that currently sports the registration plate ‘BIG 3’ – but could become ‘BUG 8’

Three Umbrellas

‘Million Dollar Listing’s’ Justin Fichelson lists £12.6 million Three Umbrellas, Carmel estate used by Ferrari and Pagani during the annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.