Desire a model new previous automobile? Now’s your probability to personal an icon – however it’s anticipated to interrupt data.
A box-fresh McLaren F1 is one factor, however a just about model new Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500 is ready to go beneath the hammer subsequent month and get pulses racing.
The mint traditional is predicted to fetch a document value as previous automobile lovers heat up their public sale paddles on the annual Basic Automobile Present, which takes place on the NEC in Birmingham from 11-12 November.
Solely 500 Sierra Cosworths had been constructed between 1986 and 1992 – all of which had been constructed to assist with Ford’s British and European Touring Automobile campaigns – with 56 of them completed in white like the instance up on the market. The automobile has turn out to be an icon amongst automobile lovers, with latest well-cared-for examples reaching stratospheric numbers once they’ve gone on sale.
This explicit automobile solely has 6,000 miles on the clock, and has by no means had any main work carried out on it save for a latest service in 2014 when the engine belts, battery and fluids had been changed.
‘Only a few of us have ever come throughout one in all these in such a well-preserved state with such low mileage,’ stated Silverstone Auctions MD Nick Whale. ‘The Sierra Cosworth RS500 is actually the automobile of the second amongst collectors, and that is the most effective instance I’ve ever seen.’
Earlier within the 12 months an identical 1987 RS500 achieved a record-breaking public sale value of £115,000 at Silverstone Auctions’ sale on the Silverstone Basic. Following that, this white instance has a moderately conservative estimate of £100,000 – £115,000, however is predicted to rake in additional.
Silverstone Auctions’ Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500
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