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Pope’s Lamborghini raises £714,317 for charity

Pope Francis signs special Lamborghini Huracan

A 2018 Lamborghini Huracán, gifted by Automobili Lamborghini to His Holiness Pope Francis, has sold for  €809,375 (£714,317). The one-off supercar more than doubled its estimates (€250k-€350k) in a frantic bidding war at RM Sotheby’s biannual Monaco auction staged at the Grand Prix de Monaco Historique. Offered without reserve, all …

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Aston Martin sells for record-breaking £17.5m

Aston Martin DBR1

An Aston Martin raced by Sir Stirling Moss has become most valuable British car ever sold at auction. The legendary 1956 Aston Martin DBR1 (chassis 1) went under the hammer for $22,550,000 at RM Sotheby’s Monterey sale in California. The previous record for a British car was set at the …

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Princess Diana’s Audi Cabriolet for sale

1994 Audi Cabriolet used by Diana Princes of Wales up for auction

An Audi driven by Diana, Princess of Wales, is going under the hammer at Coys auction at Blenheim Palace on July 15. The 1994 model is tipped to make between £35,000 and £40,000, having been driven by one of the most influential female figures of this century. It was loaned …

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Jenson Button’s Ford GT for sale

2005 Ford GT - Ex Jenson Button MBE

A 2005 Ford GT first owned by ex-F1 World Champion Jenson Button is to be offered for sale by Silverstone Auctions. The car is one of five ‘VIP’ marked models and will go under the hammer with an estimate of £250,000 to £300,000 at Race Retro, Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire (February …

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Your chance to own a genuine Batpod

Batman's Batpod for sale

A Batpod from The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises movies is to be auctioned for the first time. Batman’s hi-tech motorbike was custom designed for the blockbusters and is expected to be one of the highest selling lots in Prop Store’s September 27 auction in London with an estimated sale …

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Bid for 007’s Aston Martin DB10

Daniel Craig and his Aston Martin DB10

Your chance to own a unique Aston Martin DB10 – the first car created exclusively for James Bond. Aston Martin is auctioning off one of the few DB10s at Christie’s in London on February 18 with proceeds going to Médecins Sans Frontières. It is the only car to date in …

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Drive it like Beckham

David Beckham Range Rover Sport

Would you pay £25,000 for a Range Rover Sport first owned by David Beckham? The football icon’s car will go under the hammer at Classic Car Auctions’ sale on December 5 at the Warwickshire Exhibition Centre. With every optional extra conceivable included, there’s even a “Designed for David Beckham” plaque …

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Peter Sellers’ Lotus for sale

Peter Sellers' Lotus Elan S2

Comedy legend Peter Sellers’ rare 1966 Lotus Elan S2 is to go under the hammer on November 14. It will be auctioned at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show (NEC Birmingham) by Silverstone Auctions with an estimate of between £45,000-£50,000. The car was delivered to Peter Sellers’ Haymarket home on …

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For sale: Janis Joplin’s iconic Porsche

Janis Joplin's Porsche

Rock legend Janis Joplin’s unmistakeable Porsche to be auctioned in New York on December 10. The later singer’s psychedelic 1965 Porsche 365C 1600 Cabriolet will be the star attraction at RM Sotheby’s exclusive Driven by Disruption sale. “Janis Joplin’s 356C is without question one of the most important Porsches of all time,” says Ian Kelleher …

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Mini in a million

Special classic Mini for sale

Very special classic Mini with just 182 miles on the clock to be auctioned in March. One of the last Minis made at the historic Longbridge plant and the last original Mini to be sold new in Scotland will go under the hammer at Silverstone on March 3. The 2001 …

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