Silverstone Classic Sale 'best yet'

Silverstone Classic Sale 'best yet'

This year's Silverstone Classic Sale is billed as the "biggest one ever".

Silverstone Auctions managing director Nick Whale said the auction "has it all", with vehicles "ranging from stunning road cars with estimated six-figure sums, to cars whose fascinating histories outshine their performance, through to race cars driven by some of the world's best racers".

Anyone taking to theirjourney planner to attend the event can expect some 69 road going classics and modern sports cars, another 20 competition cars and a range of 80 lots of automobilia.

There is also a lifestyle collection of 130 items, which includes fine wines, leather goods and rare watches.

Car enthusiasts feeling flush with case might be tempted by a 'best-of-breed' 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Saloon - estimated to fetch between £275,000 and £325,000 - or a 1966 Aston Martin DB6 Mk I, which was once owned by Des O'Connor CBE and estimated at between £100,000 to £120,000.

The Silverstone Classic Sale is hosted by Silverstone Auctions on Saturday 27 July and is a key part of world renowned motoring festival the Silverstone Classic weekend.

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