Coys to auction 130 cars worth over €15 million at Techno Classica
A host of classic cars are expected to sell for a combined €15 million (£12.1 million) at the upcoming Techno Classica auction in Essen, Germany.
The 130 models, presented by Coys, range from a 1980 Citroën Méhari valued at €15,000 - €20,000 (£12,100 – £16,130) to a 1968 Ferrari 330 GT/C, which is estimated to sell for €600,000 – €700,000 (£484,000 - £565,000). They will be offered at the auction during Europe's largest historic car exhibition on the 9th April.
A 1952 Grosser Werkmeister boasting FIA, FIVA and German historic papers will no doubt gain attention at the auction, with prospective buyers asked to refer to Coys for pricing.
Also amongst the lots is a 1978 BMW M1 works car, which was the first M1 to ever be road registered and is expected to fetch between €550,000 –€650,000 (£443,600 - £524,260).
Managing Partner of COYS, Chris Routledge, commented: "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."
A 1929 Lancia Lambda, 8th Series Torpedo Type 223 evocation carrosserie by Casaro will also feature in the auction, expected to sell for €180,000- €200,000 (£145,180 - £161,300) alongside a1987 Lamborghini Countach 5000 Quattrovalvole, which is valued at €375,000 - €425,000 (£303,420 - £343,880).
For a full listing of all cars and their prices, please visit Coys.co.uk/techno-classica-2016.