COYS To Auction 130 Cars Worth Over €15 Million At Techno Classica Essen


April 6, 2016 By Mike Lee
Last updated on April 6, 2016

1978 BMW M1
International auctioneers COYS return to their annual sale at Techno Classica in Essen, Germany, on 9th April with a selection of 130 classic and sports cars worth more than €15 million.

The auction, held at the largest historic car exhibition in Europe, features vehicles such as a 1952 Grosser Werkmeister with FIA, FIVA and German historic papers (refer to COYS for estimate), a 1968 Ferrari 330 GT/C (estimated at €600,000 – €700,000), 1978 BMW M1 works car, also the first M1 to be road registered (€550,000- €650,000), a 1986 Lancia Delta S4 Stradale “Group B Rally” Specification (€350,000 – €400,000) and a 1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia 1600 SS (€90,000 – €110,000).

Chris Routledge, Managing Partner of COYS, said: “Techno Classica Essen has become one of the most well established classic car sales in the world and further strengthens COYS position as the leading international auction brand in Germany.”

“We always look forward to coming back to this event and this year we are offering a fabulous and vast selection of vehicles, ranging from a German racing legend such as the 1952 Grosser Werkmeister to highly sought-after collectors cars such as the 1968 Ferrari 330 GT/C.”

The auction will also feature a 1929 Lancia Lambda, 8th Series Torpedo Type 223 evocation carrosserie by Casaro (€180,000- €200,000), a 1965 Ferrari 330 GT 2+2 Series 1 (€240,000 – €260,000), a 1965 Ghia 1500 GT Coupe (€65,000 – €95,000), a 1996 Porsche 993 RS Coupe (€240,000 – €280,000) and a 1987 Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattrovalvole (€375,000 – €425,000).

Other important lots include a 1959 Alfa Romeo Touring Spider with one owner from new (€45,000 – €55,000), a 1958 Jaguar XK150 3.4 S Roadster (€130,000 – £140,000), a 1961 MG A Mk II Coupe, one of only 600 produced (€20,000 – €25,000), a 1992 Ferrari Testarossa (€115,000 – €120,000) and a 1980 Citroën Méhari (€15,000 – €20,000).

COYS will also be auctioning at no reserve a selection of cars from the Stasys Brundza collection, one of the largest European collections of Cadillacs. This includes a 1953 Cadillac 62 Coupe de Ville (€18,000 – €25,000), a 1949 Cadillac Series 75 Fleetwood (€15,000 – €18,000) and a 1939 Cadillac Series 39-75 Imperial Sedan (€30,000 – €40,000).

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Saturday 9th April 2016, 12:00hs
Wednesday 6th April from 14:00hs to 20:00hs
Thursday 7th April from 9:00hs to 18:00hs
Friday 8th April from 9:00hs to 19:00hs
Saturday 9th April from 9:00hs until the start of the auction at 12:00hsGruga Hall, Norbertstraße 2, 45131, Essen, Germany