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2015-08-26 11:35

WHAT A STUNNER: The Vic Elford 'Quick Vics' Porsche Works 1970 911S Factory car is one of 60 to be auctioned. Image: Newspress

ESSEX, - The world’s most exclusive Porsche auction will be held by international auctioneers Coys on September 6 during the Porsche Classics event at Hedingham Castle in Essex, England.

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first production 356 Carrera, auctioneers will line-up a selection of 60 of rarest Porshes yet.

Chris Routledge, managing partner at Coys, said: "From well-loved tractors through to the state of the art Carrera GT supercar, with particular attention to pure pre-1974 cars, in 2015 our prestigious auction is being held at one of the world’s most exclusive Porsche events."


The auction will feature a 1966 FIA Porsche 911 SWB Ex-Roy Lane with racing history being a British Hillclimb champion, estimated at £95 000 to £120 000, an original right hand drive 1960 Porsche 356 B T5 1600 Super Cabriolet, estimated at £140 000 to £160 000 and a 1959 Porsche 356 A Convertible D, estimated at £130 000 to £160 000.


Amongst the pre-1974 cars, Porsche connoisseurs will find a 1970 Porsche 911S factory car known as the The Vic Elford “Quick Vics” 911S. Born in London, Vic Elford was one of the fastest drivers of the sixties and seventies and became a Porsche legend nicknamed “Quick Vic”.

This car was assigned to him by Porsche KG Stuttgard as his daily company car. With remarkable documented history, it is one of the most exciting and interesting examples available on the market today.

Other important cars going under the hammer include 
• 1982 Porsche 911 3.0 SC ‘Rijkspolitie’ Dutch Police, a high-speed pursuit vehicle estimated at £80 000 to £100 000. 
• 1994 Porsche 964 Speedster, one of fourteen right-hand drive cars produced, worth £160 000 to £180 000 
• 1956 Porsche 356 Carrera Coupe Grand Sport - spent 20 years in the well known Rene Mauries collectio

Also on offer is a 2006 Porsche Carrera GT European Specification, a truly exceptional example of one of greatest supercars of all time. With only 10 000km from new it is estimated at £500000 to £550 000.

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