Topped by a 1964 Aston Martin DB5 that sold for £708,750 ($921,985), Silverstone Auctions reports its recent collector car auction at the Reis Race Retro show at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, England, produced £4.6 million ($5.98 million) in sales.
The two-day sale began with an offering of race cars. Silverstone said 70 percent of those competition cars went to new owners, and for a total of £1.5 million as the British auction house opened its 2020 sales calendar.
Among the auction highlights were a pair of Jaguar F-Type SVR GT4 race cars produced for the Invictus Games Foundation selling for £213,750 ($278,060), proceeds benefiting injured military personnel.
A 2007 Subaru WRC that Colin McRae drove to the World Rally Championship brought £189,000 ($245,863). One of only 49 1973 Porsche 911 2.8 RSR built for the FIA GT class sold for £101,250 ($131,713).
A 1965 Jaguar E-type Series 1 upgraded by specialist Eagle sold for £233,438 ($303,6701). A 1992 Lancia Hyena Zagato, the 9th of only 20 built, sold for £168,750 ($219,521). A one-off 1967 Ford Mustang GT fastback 347 brought £92,250 ($120,005), and the 1987 Ford Sierra RS500 Cosworth (chassis 003) went for £78,750 ($102,443).