Brad Pitt’s motorcycle among 2- and 4-wheeled vehicles at Coys auctions

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Brad Pitt motorcycle among 2- and 4-wheeled vehicles at Coys auctions
Chevrolet Corvette racer headlines car portion of the auction doubleheader | Coys photos

In conjunction with the London Classic Car Show and the London International Motorcycle Show this weekend, Coys again is staging auctions of two- and four-wheeled vehicles at London’s ExCeL The motorcycle sale includes a bike formerly owned by actor Brad Pitt.

In its second year, the Coys collector car auction with Historic Motorsports International features competition and sports cars. Featured vehicles include a 2005 Chevrolet Corvette that raced in the Pironi and V de V championships, a 1984 Ferrari 512 BBi, a 1988 Lamborghini Countach 5000 QV, and one of three 1959 MG Milanos.

Brad Pitt motorcycle among 2- and 4-wheeled vehicles at Coys auctions
2009 Triumph Bonneville Bud Ekins Desert Scrambler Special was a gift to actor Brad Pitt

With the MCN Carole Nash London International Motorcycle Show, Coys will offer a 2009 Triumph Bonneville Bud Ekins Desert Scrambler Special formerly owned by Pitt. The bike is one of only three produced. The bike has a gas cap engraved with a birthday message from Ocean’s Eleven producer Jerry Weintraub, who gave the bike to Pitt.

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A former daily newspaper sports editor, Larry Edsall spent a dozen years as an editor at AutoWeek magazine before making the transition to writing for the web and becoming the author of more than 15 automotive books. In addition to being founding editor at ClassicCars.com, Larry has written for The New York Times and The Detroit News and was an adjunct honors professor at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University.

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