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Townsend Auction, August 30
SAT 30 AUGUST 2014
ENTRIES NOW INVITED
SELLERS 2.5% COMMISSION
T: 01328 598080
E: classics@townsend-auctions.co.uk
www.townsend-auctions.co.uk




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Honor 100 Years of Dodge

The 2014 season for Carlisle Events has been one of special milestones and celebrations across the board.  While it all starts with a 40-year celebration for the company itself, many shows on the Carlisle schedule have boasted a special celebration of some sort.  The trend continues on July 11 as part of the Carlisle Chrysler Nationals.  While the event its...

Best ever Le Mans Classic Sale

 - 80% of lots sold within or above estimate

- 37 motor cars sold for more than €100.000,- (136000$)
- increase in international buyers:
     * 15% American buyers
     * 52% European buyers (outside France) 
- 111 automobiles offered fo...

Maranello Rosso Collection at Bonhams

Hot on the heels of the Bonhams Motoring Department selling over $41-million-worth of mouth-watering machines at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, the company announces “10 important cars from the Maranello Rosso Collection” are to be sold at its annual Quail Lodge auction in Carmel, California, in August. 

The anticipated Quail Lodge auc...

6ème Edition de la Traboulée

Temps fort de l’été pour tous les passionnés de vieilles autos de la région, la tant attendue Traboulée partira le dimanche 3 août prochain de Charbonnièresles-Bains (69). Initiée en 2009 par le Club des 3A (Club des Amateurs d’Automobiles Anciennes), cette nouvelle édition promet un florilège de 2 et 4 roues historiques… pour le plus grand plaisir des yeu...

Bonhams Goodwood Results

The brutally fast 1954 Ferrari 375-Plus led the pack at £10.7 million ($18.2 million USD)
Sale achieved £22.6 million ($38.4 million USD)
Ancient classic: 1902 De Dietrich sold for astounding £998,300
Modern classic: 1975 Lamborghini Countach sells for £953,500

Bonhams’ annual Festival of Speed Sale saw spectacular results, with the ‘Fea...

La Dolce Vita en Fiat 500

Nous serions très honorés que votre media puisse informer vos fidèles lecteurs de la création par notre agence d’une nouvelle activité originale:

« La Dolce-Vita en Fiat 500 d’époque sur la Côte d’Azur »

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Louwman accepteert Museumkaart

Vanaf 1 juli 2014 accepteert het Louwman Museum in Den Haag de Museumkaart, waarmee het museum gratis te bezoeken is. Het museum verwacht dat door acceptatie van de kaart nog meer mensen kennis kunnen maken met de prachtige collectie antieke en klassieke automobielen. Meer dan 1 miljoen mensen hebben een museumkaart, die onbeperkt toegang geeft tot 400 musea in Nederland.

Maserati joins Bund Classic

China Rendez-Vous is proud to announce that Maserati, one of the leading luxury and performance carmakers in the world, has joined Bund Classic 2014 as a key partner to celebrate their centenary. Maserati will have a major presence at the show and will be integrated in numerous ways to tell their storied history to the assembled VIPs. It has b...

Gentlemen: start your engines

• Memorable start to 2015 for the capital as the all-new London Classic Car Show roars into town
• Invitation to official London launch on Thursday 10 July
• Organised by the team behind CarFest and Top Gear Live

London will resonate to the sounds of powerful V8 and V12 engines early next year as the capital plays host to a new vibrant and exciting...

Collection Maranello Rosso sold to Holland
Well informed sources tell us that the priceless Collezione Maranello Rosso is sold to mega collector Mr. Louwman and his museum in Holland. The collection based near San Marino, Italy was accumulated by Fabrizzio Violati who passed away in 2010.

The Maranello Rosso collection consist of some 60 priceless Ferraris and Abarth cars, of which possibly the best known crown j...
Hilton Head Concours features Jaguar
The Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance, one of the nation’s largest and fastest-growing automotive and motorsports enthusiast event weeks, has selected Jaguar as the Honored Marque for the 2014 Festival. With nearly 80 years since the SS Jaguar name first appeared, the marque has far-reaching appeal and a wide breadth of history to feature at this year’s Festival,...
2-5 October, Marseille-Pyrénées-Marseille Trophy
From October 2d to October 5th
Commemoration of the mythic endurance rally in the 20's,  
the "Ecurie des Trapadelles" (France) is inviting you to this great event with your prewar cars and motorcycles.
For more details, call 00 33 (0)6 11 13 49 88 or 00 33 (0)6 26 30 18 16
Website  www.trapadelles.fr...
The Jury of the China Concours Bund Classic

China Rendez-vous is organizing the second Bund Classic Concours d'Elegance, a tribute to the elegant world of classic cars, to be held at the iconic Villa at No. 1 Waitanyuan from 17th to 19th October, 2014. The Best of Show award has become one of the most coveted prizes and the organizers have invited key figures of the automobile industry as well as very influentia...

Full grid for le Mans classic Sale


Artcurial Motorcars returns to Le Mans Classic next month to hold the official auction of collectors’ cars, for the third consecutive time. This year’s line-up features a mouthwatering selection of over 100 sports and competition cars, starring many that are new to the market – a trademark feature of Artcurial Motorcars’ auctions. Another distinctive feature of these sales is ...
£3 million for Banfield Collection

- Over 1,000 lots of Veteran, Edwardian and Vintage Motor Cars, Historic Commercial Vehicles and automobilia went under the hammer this weekend, with 99.7% sold.
- The private collection, owned by one man and collected over the course of five decades, collectively sold for £3 million
- A 1914 Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost was the top lot of the sale, achieving £418...

Rain unable to dampen spirits

Following a day of sunshine for Friday’s preceding Track Day, it was ultimately the expected downpour that greeted the Vintage Sports-Car Club’s annual event at Cadwell Park this past weekend. But whilst the heavy rain showers made for extremely testing track conditions for both morning Practice Sessions and into the early afternoon’s Race Pro...

GP de l'Age d'Or, last weekend

With 256 race cars and 700 clubs cars, the best conditions were met this weekend for the meeting to find its place in sunbathed Dijon. Indeed, the heavenly body that accompanied nearly 11,000 spectators paid tribute to the fiftieth anniversary of the Grand Prix de l’Age d’Or. The atmosphere could not have been friendlier for the participants with a giant barbecue o...

Rollses at Rockingham Castle


Consulting surgeons, company chairmen and High Court judges should head to Rockingham Castle later this month, when H&H Classics will present a catalogue packed with favourites of the 1950s ruling elite. British prime minister Harold Macmillan’s famous comment that “most of our people have never had it so good” certainly applied to the many ex-military men who strode to Jame...
A feast of pre-war classic racing


The annual St John Horsfall Race Meeting at Donington Park from Aston Club Racing featured some great racing in a thoroughly entertaining nine-race programme. Very nearly 90 years to the day since the first Bentley win at Le Mans, a race for the Bentley Drivers’ Club was headed by the spectacular and hugely colourful 2005-vintage Continental GT of Simon Worthington. ...

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