Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Interesting Cars At Auction - Amelia Island - Part 2

by Mike -

Gooding & Co. March 11, 2011.

1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV Prototype.

Estimate Available Upon Request, meaning this will be expensive.

3,929 CC DOHC alloy V-12 engine, four Weber carburetors producing 415+ BHP with a 5-speed manual gearbox, 4-wheel Girling vented disc brakes.

Gooding says this is the prototype for the P400 SV model. This is an award winning car that has had a full restoration. I love a yellow Miura especially this one. Read more here.

1961 Aston Martin DB4 Series IV

Estimate is $425,000 - $475,000.

3,670 CC DOHC alloy inline 6-cylinder engine with twin carburetors producing 240 HP with a 4-speed full-synchromesh transmission. It also has 4-wheel Dunlop disc brakes. 

This is a rare color combination and a left hand drive. Gooding says "this marvelous car remains preserved in wonderfully undisturbed condition." What a find. Read the full description here.

1956 Porsche 356 A Speedster

Estimate is $200,000 - $230,000.

1,582 CC air-cooled Boxer 4-cylinder engine with twin Solex carburetors delivering 60 BHP using a 4-speed manual gearbox, 4-wheel hydraulic drum brakes and 4-wheel independent suspension.

Gooding says this Porsche is in excellent condition and was restored a few years ago. A beautiful color combination. Read more here.

1955 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport

Estimate is $325,000 - $400,000.

4,482 CC twin-cam inline 6-cylinder engine with triple Solex carburetors delivering 210 BHP with a 4-speed Wilson manual gearbox and 4-wheel hydraulic Lockheed drum brakes. Gooding says it is rare and stylish and one of only 11 known to exist. It is certainly a car I have not seen before. Read more here.

1995 Ferrari F50

Estimate is $700,000 - $900,000

4,698 CC DOHC alloy V-12 engine with Bosch Motronic 2.7 sequential fuel injection producing 520 HP using a 6-speed manual transaxle and 4-wheel Brembo disc brakes.

Only 349 of these super Ferraris were produced and this one looks like a great example. Read more here.

Read about all of the cars at the Gooding auction here.

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