78-car Knies Collection headed to Worldwide’s Texas auction

78-car Knies Collection headed to Worldwide’s Texas auction

Low-mileage, largely original cars to be offered with no reserve

Worldwide Auctioneers’ 17th annual Texas Classic sale will feature 78 cars, all offered at no reserve, from the Pamela and Eugene Knies Collection, the auction company has announced.

“It is unusual to come across such a striking collection of low mileage and largely original vintage American cars and modern exotics, distinctive for their condition and the obvious care that has been expended on them”, John Kruse, one of the principals in Worldwide, was quoted in a news release.

“Mr. Knies was a knowledgeable and passionate collector.”

2015 Bentley Continental GT

According to Worldwide, highlights from the collection range from a 1932 Ford Boydster hot rod and 1957 Chevrolet Cameo 3100 to a 5,478-mile 1977 Pontiac Bonneville Brougham coupe, a 541-mile 1990 Chevrolet Camaro IROC-Z and low-mileage examples of a 2015 Bentley Continental GT Speed convertible, 2011 Ferrari California and 2011 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG and 2010 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead.

The auction again is being held in conjunction with the 6-year-old Concours d’Elegance of Texas at the Arlington Convention Center. Bidding at the Worldwide auction begins Saturday morning, April 21.

 

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