Five of the Best – ‘Star Cars’ at Silverstone

A selection of five cars owned and previously owned by ‘personalities’ to be auctioned at the Silverstone Classic Sale in July

 

On the 29th and 30th July, Silverstone Auctions will sell both classic and contemporary cars at their Silverstone Classic Sale in Northamptonshire. Amongst them are five cars owned or previously owned by the Sultan of Brunei, the actor Rowan Atkinson, the singer Lulu, the television chef Gary Rhodes and the musician Elton John.

 

1996 Aston Martin DB7 i6 Volante£28,000 to £32,000

($37,000 to $42,000, €32,000 to €37,000 or درهم‎‎135,000 to درهم‎‎154,000)

Five of the Best – ‘Star Cars’ at Silverstone – A selection of five cars owned and previously owned by ‘personalities’ the Sultan of Brunei, the actor Rowan Atkinson, the singer Lulu, the television chef Gary Rhodes and the musician Elton John to be auctioned at the Silverstone Classic Sale on 29th and 30th July 2017. Includes Aston Martin, Ferrari, Land Rover and Mercedes-Benz.Supplied new to the Sultan of Brunei and kept by him until 2005, this British Racing Green and Chancellor red leather interior Volante is being marketed as a “future modern classic.” It comes with a “huge history file” as well as its royal pedigree.

 

2015 Land Rover 90 Celebration Heritage Edition£38,000 to £45,000

($50,000 to $59,000, €43,000 to €51,000 or درهم‎‎183,000 to درهم‎‎217,000)

Five of the Best – ‘Star Cars’ at Silverstone – A selection of five cars owned and previously owned by ‘personalities’ the Sultan of Brunei, the actor Rowan Atkinson, the singer Lulu, the television chef Gary Rhodes and the musician Elton John to be auctioned at the Silverstone Classic Sale on 29th and 30th July 2017. Includes Aston Martin, Ferrari, Land Rover and Mercedes-Benz.One of the last 400 traditional Land Rovers made and offered on behalf of its current owner Rowan Atkinson CBE, this example has just 2,260 miles on the clock. The actor and comedian is selling as he has recently upgraded to the 110 four-door version.

 

1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5-litre coupé£100,000 to £120,000

($131,000 to $157,000, €114,000 to €137,000 or درهم‎‎481,000 to درهم‎‎578,000)

Five of the Best – ‘Star Cars’ at Silverstone – A selection of five cars owned and previously owned by ‘personalities’ the Sultan of Brunei, the actor Rowan Atkinson, the singer Lulu, the television chef Gary Rhodes and the musician Elton John to be auctioned at the Silverstone Classic Sale on 29th and 30th July 2017. Includes Aston Martin, Ferrari, Land Rover and Mercedes-Benz.Delivered new to then wife of Maurice Gibb, Marie McDonald McLaughlin Gibb (AKA ‘Lulu’ and now Lulu Kennedy-Cairns OBE), this “last of the line classic” was kept by the Boom Bang-a-Bang singer for three years. It has had two additional owners since and needs its air conditioning recommissioning.

 

2006 Ferrari F430 F1£125,000 to £155,000

($164,000 to $203,000, €143,000 to €177,000 or درهم‎‎602,000 to درهم‎‎746,000)

Five of the Best – ‘Star Cars’ at Silverstone – A selection of five cars owned and previously owned by ‘personalities’ the Sultan of Brunei, the actor Rowan Atkinson, the singer Lulu, the television chef Gary Rhodes and the musician Elton John to be auctioned at the Silverstone Classic Sale on 29th and 30th July 2017. Includes Aston Martin, Ferrari, Land Rover and Mercedes-Benz.Owned by television chef Gary Rhodes from new and having covered just 558 miles in its 11-year life, this Ferrari is capable of a top speed of 196 miles per hour and 0-62 miles per hour in just 3.7 seconds. It has been serviced four times and is described as “a unique opportunity to buy a real collector’s piece.”

 

1972 Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona£525,000 to £575,000

($688,000 to $753,000, €600,000 to €657,000 or درهم‎‎2.5 million to درهم‎‎2.8 million)

Five of the Best – ‘Star Cars’ at Silverstone – A selection of five cars owned and previously owned by ‘personalities’ the Sultan of Brunei, the actor Rowan Atkinson, the singer Lulu, the television chef Gary Rhodes and the musician Elton John to be auctioned at the Silverstone Classic Sale on 29th and 30th July 2017. Includes Aston Martin, Ferrari, Land Rover and Mercedes-Benz.Owned by Sir Elton John from 1973 to 1975 and supposedly bought off the back of the success of his Goodbye Yellow Brick Road album, this Daytona has covered 81,675 miles from new and is said to be “presented in excellent order.”

 

For more details about the auction and viewing, click here.

 

The Wing Building, Silverstone Circuit, Northamptonshire, NN12 8TN.

 

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