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Classic Land Rovers Sell For Big Money at Auction

Classic Land Rovers Sell For Big Money at Auction

Held in Land Rover's back garden of Solihull, three classic vehicles were sold at auction for a combined total of over £100,000. Held at the Practical Classics Restoration and Classic Car Show and staged by Silverstone Auctions, there was a nostalgic feel to proceedings as enthusiasts battled for the historic Land Rovers.

Fetching the biggest price, a 1948 Series One with the chassis number 149 sold for £47,250, nearly doubling the pre-auction estimate. Meanwhile, a 2016 110 Heritage Edition and one of only 400 ever made went for an impressive £42,188. The third Land Rover sold was a rare 1950 Series One station wagon with coachwork by Tickford going for £38,250.

Record Breaking Auction

Just weeks after the production of the iconic Defender drew to a close, it seemed no coincidence that classic Land Rovers were in high demand at the auction.

Total sales for the auction exceeded £1.5m with other vehicles sold including a 1999 Lamborghini Diablo SV, the last produced before Volkswagen took ownership of the Italian supercar maker, which went for over £170,000 and a restored 1987 Ferrari 412i for £50,625.

The next auction at Silverstone will be held at the racing circuit on May 21st before it heads off to Denmark for a sale in conjunction with the Classic Race Aarhus.

And, if you have any enquiries about classic Land Rover parts and accessories, please feel free to contact us directly.

« Back • Posted on 2016-03-16