Winged wonders raring to migrate at Aguttes’ Autumn Sale 2018
Would you have the nerve to equip the iconic Bertone-designed Alfa Romeo Giulia with ‘Gullwing’ doors à la Mercedes-Benz 300SL? Rightly or wrongly, one German Alfa enthusiast did just that to this 1976 example, on top of a comprehensive mechanical restoration. The result is curious, to say the least, and bound to divide opinion in equal measure. The unique creation is estimated to make 50,000–80,000 euros when it crosses the block at Aguttes’ Autumn Sale, poised to take place in Lyon, France, on 10 November.
Elsewhere in the automotive half of the catalogue, there is a range of interesting collector cars. Standout cars for us include the Peugeot 205 GTI ‘Le Mans’, an ultra-rare special edition built for the Swedish market (est. 23,000–28,000 euros), the derelict-looking 1959 MG A Roadster 1500 (15,000–25,0000 euros), and the 1982 Audi Quattro that had been tucked away in a Parisian lockup for 23 years (15,000–25,000 euros). Draped in a near-opaque veil of dust, the latter rather appropriately looks as though it’s just finished a stage on a safari rally. You can find our 10 favourites from the sale listed below or, alternatively, browse the entire catalogue in the Classic Driver Market.