1954 Connaught B-Type

B4 Single-seater

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1954
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue/White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: 'Sporting Classics of Monaco'
May 1, 2010
AUCTION:
May 1, 2010
6:00pm - 10:00pm GMT
(viewing starts at 10:00am GMT)
PREVIEW:
April 30, 2010
10:00am - 5:00pm GMT
May 1, 2010
10:00am - 5:00pm GMT
GALA RECEPTION:
April 30, 2010
7:00pm - 10:00pm GMT
ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalogue for 70 euros. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale. Catalogues are available to order online.
AUCTION LOCATION
The Grimaldi Forum
10, avenue Princesse Grace
98000, Monaco
Chassis No.
4
Estimate:
€260.000-€290.000
AUCTION DATE:
To be auctioned on
Saturday, May 1, 2010
250 bhp, 2,470 cc four-cylinder Alta engine, five-speed preselector gearbox, independent front suspension, De Dion rear suspension, four-wheel disc brakes. Wheelbase: 2,286 mm (90")
In the early 1950s, Rodney Clarke and Mike Oliver, both engineers with an eye for innovation, began producing Connaught race and road cars at their modest workshop