84 Collector Cars Head To Olympia In West Kensington

1968 Aston Martin DB6 Volante
1968 Aston Martin DB6 Volante

RM Sotheby’s has now released the complete catalogue for its 13th annual London sale, to take place on 24 October at a new location—the renowned Olympia event space in West Kensington.

The sale will include 84 collector cars, 13 lots of automobilia, and 1 motorcycle, are led by a Ferrari Enzo alongside a host of other stunning cars made by the Italian marque.

Distinguished automotive company will also see a grouping of Aston Martin models spearheaded by an immaculate Vanquish Zagato.

2003 Ferrari Enzo

One of only 400 built, the 2003 Ferrari Enzo hypercar has recorded less than 15,000 km on its lazy odometer and is dressed in Rosso Corsa paint over Nero leather upholstery. The car had two former owners before it was purchased by the consignor, a Ferrari enthusiast living in the UK and principal of a Ferrari privateer outfit that specializes in competition preparation and support for modern Ferrari race cars. With that, the car has been carefully serviced under the owner’s supervision since 2015 (Est. £1,500,000£1,700,000).

Ferrari Enzo
Ferrari Enzo: Est. £1,500,000 – £1,700,000

Joining the Italian presence will be a lineup of 11 additional Ferraris, ranging from 1961 to 2018. Standout highlights set for the London auction at the Olympia include a 1973 Ferrari Dino 246 GT by Scaglietti, a 1961 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 Series I by Pininfarina, and a 2018 Ferrari 488 GTB 70th Anniversary. One of just 13 right-hand-drive examples supplied to the UK, the Dino 246 GT has covered just 7,757 miles from new. Equipped with the distinctive flared wheel arches and Daytona-style seats, a pairing nicknamed the ‘Chairs and Flares’ option, the Dino represents a great opportunity to acquire a rare example in wonderful condition (Est. £390,000£450,000).

Aston Martins

Representing the Aston Martin marque are 10 lots led by the rare 1968 Aston Martin DB6 Volante, chassis no. DBVC/3677/R. Quintessentially English and personifying engineering excellence, this DB6 is one just 140 DB6 Mk I Volantes ever produced received a no-expense-spared restoration by Aston Martin Works in 2012 (Est. £550,000£650,000).

1968 Aston Martin DB6 Volante
1968 Aston Martin DB6 Volante

Also set for the sale is the immaculate 2017 Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Coupe Villa d’Este, the 19th of 99 examples built and reading only 22 miles on the odometer. The Vanquish has had single ownership from new, with invoices showing that it has been meticulously maintained as it has been serviced regularly by HWM Aston Martin (Est. £400,000 – £550,000).

Will Smith, Auction Manager and Car Specialist at RM Sotheby’s, commented:
“Just as it is every year, our London auction is shaping up to be a truly special event thanks to the excellent range of automotive lots we have ready for bidding. These groupings of Aston Martin and Ferrari cars cater for all corners of the classic car collector market, from the new to the old and from cherished classics to motorsport icons. Every car is presented in blue-chip condition, with the Enzo being a stand-out example of a meticulously maintained hypercar sure to attract bidder attention. We look forward to welcoming the Ultimate Whisky Collection sale as part of our auction as another avenue of interest for the discerning collector and making for a full day of exciting opportunities.”

Lamborghini Miura P400 S

Another remarkable lot heading to Olympia is a ‘barn stored’ 1969 Lamborghini Miura P400 S. The Italian ‘time capsule’ has been reported as one of the last remaining examples of this desirable classic and has been preserved in completely unrestored and original condition. Paintwork, trim and all mechanicals are said to be untouched and authentic.

Lamborghini Miura P400 S by Bertone
Lamborghini Miura P400 S by Bertone

Full details of the London Sale can found by visiting this link.

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