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Goodwood Revival made a welcome return to the calendar after last year's pandemic-enforced hiatus. Bonhams' 83-car catalogue was dominated by British machinery, with Valentine Lindsay's Jaguar D-Type topping the results at £799,000 (est. £900k-1.2m). Chassis XKD 570 was assembled from original and reproduction parts in the 1980s and had been a regular competitor in historic races, including Revival and Member's Meetings.

Bentley R Type – © Bonhams

The sale also featured 24 cars from The Stan West Collection, among the highlights; a 1955 Bentley R Type Continental, one of 208 built, went for £642,200 (est. £600-800k), a 1964 Aston Martin DB5 with an upgraded 4.2 Litre engine fetched £423,200 (est. £450-550k), and a 1926 Bentley 6½ Litre, fitted with replica Le Mans bodywork in the 1980s, sold for £391,000 (est. £400-600k).

Aston Martin One-77 – Dario Fontana ©2021 Courtesy of RM Sotheby's

RM Sotheby's held its inaugural St. Moritz sale in association with the Bernina Gran Turismo during the International St. Moritz Automobile Week. The 23-car entry was headed by a 1958 BMW 507 which made CHF2,142,500 (est. CHF2-2.2m), while other notable success included a one-owner 961-km 1988 Porsche 959 Komfort at CHF1,973,750 (est. CHF1.5-1.7m), and a two-owner 2012 Aston Martin One-77 showing 1,009km at CHF1,720,625 (est. CHF1.1-1.5m).

Lamborghini Jalpa – © Classic Car Auctions

Classic Car Auctions' September sale saw a recently repainted and re-trimmed right-hand drive 1985 Lamborghini Jalpa P350 with 50,700km make £77,700 (est. £50-60k) and a 33,889-mile 2006 Ferrari F430 Spider F1 raised £62,715 (est. £52-56k).

Porsche 928 – © Barrett-Jackson

The star of the 1983 film Risky Business stole the headlines at the US sales in September, Barrett-Jackson hammering away the 1979 Porsche 928 'hero' car for a world record $1,980,000. Residing in a private collection since being discovered in California, it is one of two cars used during the film's signature chase scene that culminated in Tom Cruise's famous line "Porsche. There is no substitute."

 
Glenmarch Q3 - Top 10 auction sales Price Auction House Location Date
McLaren F1 $20,465,000/£14.93M Gooding & Co USA Aug
Ferrari 250 GT LWB California Spider Competizione $10,840,000/£7.91M Gooding & Co USA Aug
Aston Martin DB4GT Zagato $9,520,000/£6.94M RM Sotheby's USA Aug
Ferrari 268 SP $7,705,000/£5.62M RM Sotheby's USA Aug
Ferrari 275 GTB/C $7,705,000/£5.62M RM Sotheby's USA Aug
McLaren-Mercedes MP4-25 Formula 1 £4,730,000 RM Sotheby's UK Jul
Ferrari 250 GT TdF $6,000,000/£4.37M RM Sotheby's USA Aug
Bugatti Type 35 B Grand Prix $5,615,000/£4.09M Gooding & Co USA Aug
Mercedes-Benz 26/120/180 S-Type $5,395,000/£3.93M Bonhams USA Aug
Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Series I $4,405,000/£3.21M Gooding & Co USA Aug

 

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