Chris Evans' Merc in cars sale

Chris Evans' Merc in cars sale

A sale in Norfolk is boasting it has something for all motoring tastes, with superstar cars to classic cars on offer among the 180 lots.

Superstar presenter Chris Evans' former Mercedes Benz 230 SL, which he sold in 2001, is just one of the attractions at Anglia Car Auctions' classic sale in King's Lynn.

Since Evans sold the Pagoda, now estimated to be worth £18,000-£22,000, it has been maintained by a leading UK specialist.

Then there is a 1986 Rover 216 Vitesse, estimated at between £500 and £700, and reckoned to be one of just three mk l examples left on the road. Owned by a boss at British Leyland it has done just 30,000 miles on the roads.

Any vintage car enthusiasts who find their eyes full with the old wonders of the road should bear in mind the costs they still have to cover for driving essentials such as car insurance and breakdown cover .

November 9's sale includes classic Rover P4s from 1955, 1958 and 1960, including a rally car which competed in 2013's Peking to Paris rally predicted to fetch £5,000 to £7,000.

Also featuring are 23 cars from a private collection in Ireland, including an Austin Allegro police car.

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