Artcurial lists featured vehicles for ‘Champs’ auction

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1937 BMW 328 headlines Paris auction | Artcurial Motorcars photos

A private collection of a quartet of Facel Vegas, a one-owner 1972 Porsche 911 2.4S and a 1937 BMW 328 roadster highlight the docket for Artcurial Motorcars’ 14th annual Automobiles sur les Champs auction to be held November 4 in Paris.

The 328 ready to race back in the day | BMW Archives

Being offered with a pre-auction estimated value of €550,000 to €750,000 ($717,350 to $980,000), the 1937 BMW 328 was sold near Dusseldorf in July 1937 and is offered with its full recorded history, including racing provenance from the 1950s. Artcurial said the car recently has undergone restoration and retains its original body.

The docket also includes four Facel Vegas, all coming from the same collection. The cars are a 1962 Facel II, one of only 183 produced; a 1961 HK500 that is one of 227, equipped with disc brakes, and presented in conserved condition; a 1964 Facel III coupe; and a 1964 Facel III cabriolet.

1961 Face Vega HK500

The other featured vehicle is a 1972 Porsche 911 2.4S equipped with an optional sunroof. 

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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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