Bonhams' classic car auction to feature $700,000 1926 Amilcar



2015-06-26 12:43:06

Bonhams' classic car auction to feature $700,000 1926 Amilcar

A 1926 Amilcar Voiturette is among more than 100 classic cars coming to auction at Bonhams Paris

A 1926 Amilcar C6 Voiturette is among the stars of Bonhams' classic car auction in Paris on February 2.

Estimated at between 460,000 and 540,000, the impressive racing car is amongseveral outstanding French classic vehicles set to cross the auction floor.

The car has been in the US since the end of the Second World War, and has not been offered on the European market since new.

Another superb French-built car on offer is the 1935 Delage D8 105 S Streamlined Coup, valued at 280,000 to 360,000. The sole survivor of its type, it has been fully restored, and has been shown at the renowned Concorso D'Eleganza Ville D'Este.

More than 100 cars and 35 motorcycles, includinglots fromthree private collections, make up the sale.

Bonhams classic car auction The Amilcar Voiturette has a $700,000 estimate

Other important French cars available include a 1905 Darracq Flying Fifteen Rear Entrance Tonneau, estimated at 175,000 to 205,000; a 1921 Bugatti Type 23 Brescia, valued at 100,000 to 140,000; and the 1911 Delaunay-Belleville HB4 Tourer, which comes to auction with an estimateof 150,000 to 180,000.

Some enjoy the thrill of the auction. For others, the more measured approach found on the private markets is infinitely more pleasurable.

Paul Fraser Collectibles currently has a superb two-seater 1970 Maserati Ghibli Convertible for sale.

The carwas designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro, the man behind other classics such as the Ferrari 250GT and the Lamborghini Cala. To find out more,call uson +44 (0) 117933 9503or email

Watch this space for all the details from the Bonhams auction.

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