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2014-05-15 12:45

LOOKING TO SPLURGE? Singer Jennifer Lopez's Aston Martin DB7 Volante (top) and actor Gerrard Butler's Jaguar E-type V12 will be auctioned in England. Image: Silverstone Auctions

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, England - An Aston Martin DB7 and Jaguar E-Type Series three V12 convertible owned by two of Hollywood’s biggest stars are set to be auctioned at the Silverstone Auction on May 24 2014.

GALLERY: Jennifer Lopez and Gerard Butler's cars up for grabs

A 1998 Aston Martin DB7 Volante which belonged to Hollywood singer Jennifer Lopez is estimated to be worth between the equivalent of R520 000 - R605 000. The sports car has covered less than 241 000km and is "in good condition".

The DB7 Volante is finished in a special order Dunhill Silver paint with a black leather cabin.


A 1971 Jaguar E-Type Series 3 V12 cabriolet which was once owned by Hollywood actor Gerard Butler. The car is estimated to be worth between the equivalent of R950 000 - R1-million.

Butler said: “I went to the classic car dealer in Chelsea, England, to look at something else, walked in there and there was an old Jaguar E-Type convertible V1. I took one look at it and thought, 'Oh my God'."

The Jaguar is painted black with a black cabin and was subject to significant work in 1993 which included a full engine overhaul and complete respray.

Silverstone Auctions managing director Nick Whale said: “These wonderful cars join a long list of celebrity owned classics that we have offered in our auctions over the years.

"Not only do they have the gravitas of being driven by two Hollywood hot shots, but are great examples of the models in their own right.”

The cars form part of the 65 car and motorcycle catalogue offered at Silverstone along with a collection of automobiles and luxury lifestyle goods.

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