A-Z guide to CCA’s biggest ever auction
27th March 2017
Classic Car Auctions (CCA) has compiled a bumper catalogue of 200 cars for its biggest and best sale ever to be held at the Practical Classics Classic Car and Restoration Show on 1st and 2nd April at the NEC. With such a vast variety of cars on offer, here’s a run through of the A-Z guide to some of the cars in the sale.
A is for Aston Martin - a simply stunning 1969 DBS6 Series 1, presented in Dubonnet Rosso with many mechanical improvements, estimated at £80,000 to £90,000.
B is for barn-find - a 1962 Jaguar E-Type Series I Fixedhead Coupé manual, abandoned for 20 years and a serious restoration opportunity at a guide price of £38,000 to £44,000.
C is for Cloverleaf - a very rare sight today, a 1987 Alfa Romeo Sprint GTV 'Cloverleaf' with one owner from new.
D is for desert - a desert crossing 1965 Citroën 2CV Sahara commanding international interest with the rare twin engines, twin fuel tanks, and four-wheel-drive.
E is for Evo - a rare and desirable 2000 Mitsubishi Lancer EVO VI Tommi Mäkinen edition with Recaro seats, 17" Enkel white wheels, Momo wheel and titanium turbine.
F is for fast – a 1984 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck that goes from 0-60mph in 1.8 seconds!
G is for GTi - a truly stunning example of the iconic 80s pocket rocket and fast-appreciating 1989 Peugeot 205 1.9 GTI, and a 1990 Volkswagen Golf GTi with very low mileage and only two keepers.
H is for hearse - three Rolls-Royce examples offered without reserve.
I is for Isetta – a very rare 1960 BMW Isetta 300 microcar in impressive, restored condition.
J is for Jeep – a restored 1943 Willys-Ford MB Jeep perfect for the Goodwood Revival.
K is for Kimi - the first race car used by future F1 champion, Kimi Raikkonen, a 1999 Formula Renault #005/99.
L is for last – the very last 1967 Austin Healey 3000 MK III off the factory production line, freshly restored in Golden Beige Metallic, offered at £75,000 to £90,000.
M is for M Power – A manual, right-hand drive 2000 BMW Z3 M Coupé is estimated at £30,000 to £35,000.
N is for nearly new - a 2009 Ford Focus RS with an incredibly low mileage of just 45 miles, kept in storage from new.
O is for originality - a 1988 Vauxhall Nova 1.2 Merit with just one owner and with original bill of sale, handbooks and service book.
P is for Porsche – 18 Porsches in the sale, including a 1990 Porsche 928 GTs, one of just 38 right-hand drive and manual gearbox examples made.
Q is for Quattroporte - a rare 'GT' specification 2006 Maserati Quattroporte Sport including faster shifting gearbox, cross drilled brakes and bigger wheels.
R is for restored - a restored 1968 Daimler V8 250 previously owned by Fuzz Townsend and featured as a cover car in Practical Classics magazine.
S is for Spider - a UK, right-hand drive 1993 Ferrari 348 Spider in immaculate condition offered at £60,000 to £70,000.
T is for timewarp – a 1980 MG B GT in time-warp condition which has covered just 1,500 miles since leaving the dealership in September 1980.
U is for unusual – a 1988 Gold Motor Company Cirrus, one of just three ever built.
V is for van - An extremely rare sight on our roads today, the 1960 Ford Thames 300E van presented in Deep Maroon.
W is for watches – 30 luxury watches from the likes of TAG Heuer, Omega and Rolex.
X is for XR2 - superbly prepared 1982 Ford Fiesta XR2 fitted with a John Wilcox performance engine built to a high specification.
Y is for yellow - an original, UK supplied, right-hand drive 1972 Fiat 500L in mustard yellow restored by an Italian car specialist.
Z is for Z car – a 1976 Datsun 280Z, never produced for the UK market.
Viewing Day: Friday 31st March
Auction Day 1: Saturday 1st April
Auction Day 2: Sunday 2nd April
Auctions begin at 12:00 on both days.