Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Roadster “Playboy” – 1926

Rolls-Royce 40/50 HP Silver Ghost Roadster

Coachwork by Brewster
Chassis n° S306PL

Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
Bonhams
Estimated : € 300.000 – 400.000

Parijs – Paris
Frankrijk – France
February 2018

– Springfield-built Silver Ghost
– Left-hand drive
– Known ownership history
– Recent extensive refurbishment (including an engine overhaul) by Frank Dale & Stepsons

By the end of WWI, North America was the largest and most important car market, with more cars sold per annum in the USA than the rest of the world combined. Cars brought into the USA were subject to substantial importation taxes, so the Rolls-Royce management decided that in order to satisfy its customers’ demands at a more cost effective price, a manufacturing operation should set up on American soil. In 1919, the old American Wire Wheel Corporation plant on Waltham Avenue in Springfield, Massachusetts was purchased. As well as being an ideal location for supplying the … Read More

Lorenzo Bandini won the 1967 Daytona in another Ferrari 330P4

Lorenzo Bandini won the 1967 Daytona in another Ferrari 330P4

Lorenzo Bandini and Chris Amon drove a 4-liter Ferrari 330P4 Spyder to first place at the ’67 Daytona 24 beating a large contingent of 7-liter Ford Mk IIs and GT40s. In this photo he is trying out the third place P4 that was entered by NART. Most of the Fords failed to finish due to faulty transmissions. Because they beat the much favored Fords this win is considered by some the racing comeback of 1967. Ferrari didn’t take the cars to Sebring in 1967 because they feared that their cars would be impounded by the courts because of a lawsuit over the death of four spectators at Sebring in 1966. John Gauerke photo.

Posted by Nigel Smuckatelli on 2012-07-19 01:02:27

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Still in love with this 599 GTO!

Still in love with this 599 GTO!

Photo taken at the Lingenfelter Cars and Coffee.

Posted by M85 Media – Ryan Small on 2015-02-03 20:07:35

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Bentley 3-Litre “Red Label” Speed Model Tourer – 1926

Bentley 3-Litre

Coachwork by Vanden Plas
Chassis n° LM1342
Registration n° F8689

Les Grandes Marques du Monde au Grand Palais
Bonhams
Estimated : € 650.000 – 850.000
Sold for € 701.500

Parijs – Paris
Frankrijk – France
February 2018

– One of 513 Speed Models built
– Rare original aluminium body
– Full matching numbers
– Exceptionally original
– Well documented history
– Restored by Graham Moss
– Pebble Beach 2015 Class Award

With characteristic humility ‘W O’ was constantly amazed by the enthusiasm of later generations for the products of Bentley Motors Limited, and it is testimony to the soundness of his engineering design skills that so many of his products have survived. From the humblest of beginnings in a mews garage off Baker Street, London in 1919 the Bentley rapidly achieved fame as an exciting fast touring car, well able to compete with the best of European and American sports … Read More