Porsches, BMW 502 racer headline the catalog in Coventry
Silverstone Auctions has an 80-vehicle docket of classics, competition and supercars for its annual sale at the Race Retro show this weekend. The auction is scheduled for February 23 at Stareton Haill in Stoneleigh Park, Coventry, England.
Also on the docket for Silverstone’s eighth annual sale at Race Retro are three vintage motorbikes and more than 120 lots of automobilia and watches.
Headline vehicles include a 1974 Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7, one of only 34 produced with right-hand drive; a 1988 Porsche 911 3.2 Carrera “Club Sport,” one of only 53 with right-hand drive; and a restored 1958 Porsche 365 A Speedster.
Competition cars include one of 12 1956 BMW 502 V8 racers, a 1972 Ford Escort Mk 1 RS1600 that competed in several marathon rallies, and a 1970 March 307 F3.
A 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT and a 2018 Audi R8 Sport Performance Parts edition lead the supercar listings.
Also on the docket are several “modern classics,” including a 1996 Ford Escort Cosworth Lux said to be in “time-capsule condition” and driven only 838 miles since new, and a trio of Lotus Carltons.