Coys "True Greats", 4th December Royal Horticultural Society, Lindley Hall, Vincent Square, Westminster, London, SW1P 2PE
An undiscovered iconic Lamborghini Miura “S” given by the shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis to his favourite Greek pop superstar of the 60s and 70s, Stamatis Kokotas, is found after laying dormant for decades in a Greek warehouse. This important car, one of only 140 produced, was purchased by Onassis in the late 1960s, and will be sold by specialist auctioneers Coys as one of their major lots coming up for sale at their True Greats auction of important collector cars on December 4th in London. Estimate: £320,000 - £370,000
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Other important collectors’ cars coming up for sale at this auction include a rare 1934 Riley Imp, a 1938 BMW 328 Roadster, a second fully restored Lamborghini Miura SV, a trio of DB Aston Martins – a DB4, DB5 and DB6, and from the estate of the founder editor of Motorsport magazine, Bill Boddy MBE, his 1935 RAC Rally Talbot Darraq tourer. Also featuring at this sale are a beautifully restored Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster and a Jaguar SS100 and the Keeler collection of some 1,000 model cars and associated collectibles, to mention just some of the 400 lots being sold.