09/01/2003 Auction Review: Coys at the Autosport Show, NEC, Birmingham 11th January 2003
- by Charis Whitcombe
Coys’ published results suggest a successful sale at the Autosport Show in January, with the top-seller being the 1968 Lola T70 Mk III at £91,163. This is the car – the last of its kind – which was shot from a cannon in the 1969 film ‘Le Mans’.
Coys lists several Ferraris as sold, including the 1998 456 GTA (the automatic version of the 456 GT) at £56,250. Meanwhile the 355 GTB and the right-hand drive, targa-topped Dino sold for £39,140 and £38,000, respectively.
Lot 114 - 1963 Jaguar E-type 3.8 FHC
Lot 123 - 1974 Ferrari Dino 246 Dino GTS
The Opel Manta 400 in which Jimmy McRae (father of Colin and Alistair) won the 1984 British Open Rally Championship remained unsold.