Catalogue 20th April 2017

Leominster Modern Classics April 2017

Catalogue 20th April 2017

01568 611122

Modern Classic Cars and Motorcycles, 20th April 2017.

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Mileages, where quoted, are not guaranteed or warranted, unless confirmed by the auctioneer at the point of sale.

Please note that all chassis and engine numbers quoted are taken from the V5C unless otherwise stated.

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Picture Year Make & Model Description Estimate
19 2000 Audi 80 Cabriolet Superb run-out model with V6 power; manual transmission; S-line trim; full ox-blood leather; gleaming bodywork and electric soft-top; well maintained with £2,700 recently spent on cambelt PAS pump, bearings and 4 tyres - a real Modern Classic! £3,000 - £4,000
31 1998 Bentley Arnage Green Label Finished in gleaming silver tempest over French navy blue hide piped grey; extended walnut cappings; satnav; electric rear seats; 4.4 twin turbo V8 30% more efficient than the 6.75 ; 5 speed auto; 2 new batteries & 4 new tyres; red label badges £15,500 - £17,500
33 1989 Bentley Mulsanne S LWB Ex-Lanesborough Hotel and 1 of only 61 Long-wheel base examples built; Turbo R suspension & interior inc. walnut tray tables; recent works to include refurbished A/C system & a re-gas;refurbished wheels & new radiator summer 2016 - a superb car £8,000 - £10,000
14 1990 BMW 316 (E30) Highly presentable and collectable E30 "more-door" with manual transmission; 4 owners from new and in remarkably clean and original condition; sunroof; electric windows; original service booklet; only 8,000 miles in last 9 years £2,500 - £3,500
7 1991 BMW 316i (E36) 1-owner 45,000 mile early E36; owned by 1976 Eurovision winning song writer Tony Hiller (who also wrote for Cher & Sir Elton); automatic transmission; 4 electric windows; sunroof & A/C No Reserve
13 2000 BMW 323i Cabriolet (E46) A superb example from long term 15 year ownership; 2.5 straight 6; manual transmission; factory hard-top; electric heated memory seats; AC Schnitzer wing mirrors £3,000 - £4,000
17 1997 BMW 328i Cabriolet (E36) Late model 2.8 manual; in stunning Morea green metallic with full black leather; trip computer; digital climate control; rear parking sensors; replacement rear screen 11/2016; stack of service history a very smart example £2,000 - £2,500
18 1998 BMW M3 Cabriolet (E36) M3 a name set deep in car nirvana; finished in highly desirable Techno Violet with full grey leather; Evo version with the 3.2 straight 6 packing 321bhp; only 83,850 miles; factory hard-top and black electric hood; polished wheels; 6-spd manual £8,000 - £10,000
19 2002 BMW M3 Cabriolet (E46) Storming low mileage 340bhp 3.2 high-revving S54 6-cylinder M3; 52 plate with only 62,000 miles; 6-speed manual in titan silver with black nappa leather; black soft-top; 19 inch wheels; super condition throughout £9,000 - £11,000
5 2000 BMW M5 (E39) 400bhp 5.0 V8 super-saloon; 6-spd manual; 2 owners from new only; pre-facelift car with desirable monotone black Heritage leather trim; recent remediations to vanos system carried out; great example of this wolf in sheep's clothing Modern Classic £8,000 - £10,000
8 1997 BMW Z3 Roadster Early phase 1 narrow-body 69,000 mile example; 2 owner ex dealer demo loaded with heated seats; leather trim; alloy wheels; factory hard-top; black mohair soft-top; lady owner since 1999 appearing in excellent condition throughout £2,000 - £3,000
18 2003 BMW Z4 Super 3.0 litre straight 6 auto/tiptronic example finished in grey with black leather; major £1167 service prior to 3k trip around Alps; electric memory seats; new Michelin tyres; good history £3,500 - £4,000
16 2006 BMW Z4 Smashing face-lift 2.5si Sport with 6-spd manual; 1/2 black leather sports seats; parking sensors; electric roof; auto-lights; Sport mode; 18inch split-rim alloys with new 4 tyres and only 71,000 miles with limited summer use only in the last 4 years £5,500 - £6,500
7 2001 Citroen Saxo VTS Straight out of a 00's hot hatch cool list the 16v 1.6 VTS was fast, lightweight and huge fun; late phase 2 example in great standard form with only 92k recorded; ideal for a spirited B-road blast or attacking a timed sprint or trackday No Reserve
23 1986 Ford Bronco II XLT Unusual on these shores a late model 3rd generation truck packing a throaty 2.9 V6 with manual transmission; in top of the range XLT spec and understood to be fully restored with a rebuilt engine (no supporting docs); a cool car for sure! £4,000 - £5,000
6 1987 Ford Fiesta XR2 Smashing and highly collectible Mk2 XR2 in incredible "out the box" condition; it even still smells new; only 42,000 miles and in totally original factory spec - outstanding! £5,500 - £7,500
22 2000 Ford Racing Puma 1.7 Extensively restored to an excessive standard inc. new wheels, exhaust & full re-spray; 70,000 miles with invoices for works carried out totaling over £10,000; No. 368 of 500 built - highly collectable £11,000 - £13,000
22 1983 Honda Civic MkII Out the box second generation 2-spd semi-auto "Hondamatic" with only 11,996 miles this little Civic is totally original and incredibly well preserved; from a large private collection £3,000 - £5,000
11 2003 Jaguar XJ6 Early 3-owner, low mileage X350 generation with the powerful 240bhp 3.0 V6 petrol & 6-spd auto; usual high spec inc. full cream leather; walnut trim; auto lights & wipers; digital climate control; electric seats; only 69,500 miles indicated £4,000 - £5,000
13 1999 Jaguar XJR Very presentable example of this appreciating model; lots of recent work with receipts for front and rear suspension overhaul; new chain tensioners, brake discs and pads; full rustproofing,and wheel refurbishment £4,000 - £5,000
20 1992 Jaguar XJS V12 Series 3 face-lift XJS 5.3 V12 featuring a range of improvements inc. re-styled bodywork and much improved out-board rear brakes; high spec inc. digital on-board computer; electric cream leather seats; 114,000 miles indicated £4,000 - £6,000
23 1997 Jaguar XK8 Convertible Low mileage 3 owner 4.0 example with 67,000; two former keepers; very good history showing 14 stamps; blue with oatmeal hide; tonneau cover; recent battery; little use in last 4 years £8,000 - £10,000
6 1997 Jaguar XK8 Convertible Earlier 4.0 V8 drop-top with fruity after-market exhaust & rear lights; original alloy wheels; rear parking sensors; mesh grill; burr walnut trim; half-wood steering wheel; electric seats £3,750 - £4,250
21 2003 Jaguar XK8 Convertible Smart face-lift 4.2 version; 6-spd auto; sat nav; electric roof with glass screen; cream Recaro leather interior; electric heated memory seats; walnut trim; rear parking sensors; cruise control £9,000 - £11,000
25 2002 Jaguar XKR Late Phoenix Red 4.0 supercharged 370bhp coupe; sat nav; cruise; privacy glass; parking sensors; 84,000 miles with excellent history; 4 owners; new fuel pumps and battery £10,000 - £12,000
21 1997 Land Rover Defender 110 Fully restored 300tdi with brand new galvanised chassis; new suspension components; new interior; new head-lining; Boost alloys; 110,000 miles in superb condition all-round £9,000 - £10,000
32 1990 Land Rover Discovery Series 1 Early 3-door 200tdi; manual transmission in largely original condition; tow bar; twin sunroofs; JVC CD player; lightly used since acquisition in 2009; only 2 former keepers; original book pack £3,500 - £4,500
24 1983 Lincoln Towncar Ex-film company car; veteran of various TV ads; electric seats; factory A/C; electric windows; cruise control; large history file; big and brash with 4.9 V8 power; out-trump Trump! £3,000 - £4,000
22 1989 Lotus Excel Prime example of an up & coming modern classic, the Type 89 Excel 2.2. Highly presentable MY'89 face-lift car with revised front & rear spoilers; little used in last 10 years; beige leather; 5-spd manual with substantial history and in original spec £6,000 - £7,000
21 1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E Last of the line 2.0 litre automatic in LE spec' with full cream leather; walnut; sunroof; 4x electric windows; CD player with 8-hole alloys in Almandine metallic; highly attractive car £2,000 - £2,500
9 1989 Mercedes-Benz 230E Smart 3-owner automatic W124 saloon finished in dark blue with contrasting mushroom leather interior; walnut trim; 4x electric windows; dual zone temp control; sunroof; alloy wheels ; low indicated mileage for its year £2,000 - £2,500
14 1990 Mercedes-Benz 260E (W124) Straight 6 Bahn-stormer with factory fitted AMG body-kit; automatic transmission; walnut trim; only 64,055 miles indicated; recent full respray in super condition throughout £4,000 - £6,000
15 1985 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE Built to last; this low mileage, 2-owner W126 is fitted with the more economic 2.8 straight 6; in the current ownership since 1986 with only 70,200 miles and dry stored for the last 5 years until recently; fresh MOT this car has clearly been loved £3,000 - £4,000
23 1982 Mercedes-Benz 280SL (R107) Fastidiously maintained example; documented speedo change in 1988 @ 29k; currently reading 24,000 miles; from a large private collection; service docs back to 1986; factory hard-top; half sports checker trim £13,000 - £15,000
22 1983 Mercedes-Benz 280SL (R107) From a deceased estate this presentable 3 owner car is finished in thistle green with beige interior; factory hardtop and good history with only 86,670 indicated miles with documented replacement engine at 52,000 miles in 1999; private plate included £7,000 - £8,000
21 1997 Mercedes-Benz 280SL (R129) Mid-point facelift straight 6 Sl from a privte collection complete with factory hardtop and only 70,200 miles indicated; super condition with walnut trim; mushroom hide; electric seats; original alloy wheels £6,000 - £8,000
11 1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 24v (R129) Early 231bhp 24v straight 6 SL; hard-top finished in contrasting bronze; recently resprayed in attractive maroon metallic; beige leather; walnut trim; original wheels £3,250 - £4,250
21 1998 Mercedes-Benz C240 (w202) Superb late 3-owner 34,000 mile automatic Elegance spec face-lift V6 example; kitted out with full leather; walnut dash; electric windows; front and rear parking sensors ASR; electric rear head restraints and cruise control - a well cared for example £2,500 - £3,500
24 1998 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Late W140 with huge spec inc. double-glazing; extended light bur walnut; electric heated memory seats; rear blind; huge history with only 88,200 miles; AMG wheels; parking sensors; sunroof; workshop manual DVDs; large history £3,000 - £4,000
24 2002 Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG Phase 1 5.4 n/a V8 AMG pillar-less coupe; fully loaded inc. radar-guided cruise; heated & cooled electric memory seats; rear blind; key-less go; Comand navigation; AMG bodykit; adj. air suspension; sunroof; massage seats; soft-close; super-coupe! £4,000 - £5,000
25 1994 Mercedes-Benz E220 Coupe (W124) Exceptional late face-lift second gen pillar-less coupe finished in gleaming red metallic with full black leather; sunroof; seat-belt butlers; walnut; dual zone climate; only 71,395 miles with service invoicing back to 2000 with only 1 former keeper £4,000 - £6,000
13 1999 Mercedes-Benz E240 (W210) Well presented "Classic"spec E-class with only 88,900 miles; walnut trim; electric pop-down rear head-rests; dual zone climate with A/C; 5-spd automatic; cruise control; Sony Cd player - rare to find in such condition No Reserve
25 1996 Mercedes-Benz E320 Cabriolet (W124) Stunning car fitted with optional 5-spd auto & Sportline suspension; 3 fastidious former keepers; only 69,900 miles; mushroom hide; walnut & leather steering wheel; heated seats; cruise; twin airbags; electric mohair roof; huge maintenance history £9,000 - £11,000
17 2004 Mercedes-Benz E55 AMG Kompressor Discreet super-saloon packing a 476bhp super-charged hand-built V8; pneumatic orthopedic seats; gearshift buttons; Comand Nav; air-suspension; phone pack; electric heated black leather interior; rear climate control; quad exhasts; good service histoy £7,250 - £8,250
23 2003 Mercedes-Benz SL350 (R230) Merc Sports fitted with the desirable 3.7 V6 driven via 6-spd automatic trans; Blue leather; Comand Navigation; heated electric seats; cruise; crank sensor replaced 08/2016; stack of history to back-up the mileage of only 71,250 £8,500 - £9,500
26 2003 Mercedes-Benz SL500 (R230) Fastidiously maintained high-spec low mileage 5.0 SL with only 50,500 miles featuring ABC (adj. air suspension); heated memory seats; Comand navigation; auto lights; major £2k service in April-16 plus replacement ABC & PAS pumps; rear dics £7,000 - £9,000
26 2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500 (R230) Smart earlier car with much recent expenditure inc. new hydro-pneumatic springs & level sensor; fuel sender and tank plus suspension struts; nice spec inc. 19" AMG alloys; ABC; air suspension; heated memory seats; good history; 5.0 V8 automatic £7,000 - £8,000
3 2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK230 Kompressor Highly presentable 65,500 mile face-lift supercharged example; folding metal roof; auto/tiptronic; full black leather; electric seats; walnut trim No Reserve
20 2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 6 speed manual face-lift example well spec'd with two-tone red & black interior; brushed aluminium trim; A/C; electric seats; traction and cruise control; powerful V6 variant with rare transmission option £2,000 - £3,000
18 0 Peugeot 205 Cti 1.9 Cabriolet Incredible find - only 3,105 miles indicated; stored for many years; fast, cool and highly collectible; Pininfarina designed; original bodykit; tonneau cover £11,000 - £13,000
15 1990 Peugeot 205 Gti One of THE definative hot-hatches of the 80's this smart 1.6 litre car is in highly original condition (bar aftermarket air filter) with leather seats; it has seen little use over the last few years £2,000 - £3,000
22 1988 Peugeot 205 Gti 90's legend fitted with the 1.6 liter motor which was re-built in 2007 & since then the rear beam was replaced along with ali rad and new drive shafts; a well maintained car with a big grin factor in good order £3,800 - £4,200
19 1981 Rover SD1 3500 SE A rare survivor indicating only 87,400 miles; automatic with a nice spec including electric windows; Vitesse four-pot disc; uprated cooling system and a big-bore stainless exhaust which emits an evil bark! £2,500 - £3,500
18 2007 Tiger Avon Built over 4 years to a high spec using a Sierra donor car inc. 2.2 litre Vulcan Engineering engine with FR33 cam kit; heat wrapped 4:1 manifold; recent £500 spend on new clutch and timing belt; only 4100 miles since build; £10k in receipts £5,000 - £7,000
11 1994 TVR Chimaera Entry-level 4.0 V8 with lots of potential; 59,300 miles believed genuine; in storage for several years; ideal car to use and improve £5,000 - £7,000
7 1989 Volkswagen Golf Mk1 Clipper Subject of a 6-year recommission with extensive works inc. new fuel tank, webber carb, exhaust, brakes, steering rack, suspension & engine overhaul, replacement gearbox, this late Mk1 Clipper features a beige leather and is very presentable No Reserve
10 1990 Westfield 1700 SE A very nicely built example; twin-Dellortos; Piper Cam; goes like stink; wet weather gear; lots of bills and recent improvements £7,500 - £9,000
13 2000 Westfield 1800 SEI-W Rare widebody "Speedsport" model; Ford 1800 Zetec engine with 130 cams; lockable boot; weather kit; heater; carbon cycle wings; chrome rollbar; LSD; Wilwood 4-pot calipers; lowline sump fitted; 15" ATS alloys; great 4 owner 14,000 miles example £11,000 - £13,000