Silverstone Auctions

Silverstone Auctions had two sales over the weekend at the 2018 Race Retro show, with the Competition Car Sale securing a 62% sales rate, with a total of £891,945 including premium and the Classic Car Sale achieving a 70% sales rate, with total sales of £2,690,029 including premium, giving a combined figure of 67.3% sales rate and £3,581,974 total sales!

Highlights of the Competition Car Sale included the 1990 BTCC winning Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500 'Group A' which saw the hammer down at £182,250, and the ex-Colin McRae 1999 Ford Focus WRC Rally Car selling at £126,500, proving that ‘fast Fords’ are still in high demand.

In the Classic Car Sale, the ‘Bullitt’ spec 1969 Dodge Charger that was previously owned by Bruce Willis and Jay Kay sold for £94,500, while the rare manual 1997 Aston Martin V8 Vantage V550 formerly owned by Sir Elton John sold at whopping £219,375.

The 2019 sale is set to have more on offer and as soon as we can announce the fantastic cars going under the hammer, we will!