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Chris Evans to sell 13 cars at Goodwood Revival

Six Ferraris form part of large consignment offered by new Top Gear host.

Chris Evans has offered 13 cars for next months Bonhams Goodwood Revival sale.

The new Top Gear host has offered the cars for the Bonhams sale on September 12, which includes a 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/6C Alloy- the highlight of the sale.

The rare right-hand drive 275 GTB/6C comes fitted with a 280bhp V12 engine, and a Scaglietti-designed rare alloy-bodies chassis. It is estimated to fetch £2,600,000-2,900,000 when it goes to auction.

Evans’ other highly prized Ferraris, including the 1971 Ferrari 365 GTS/4 ‘Daytona’ Spider, estimate £2,300,000-2,600,000 and the 1964 Ferrari 250 GT/L ‘Lusso’, estimate £1,400,000-1,800,000.

Other additions to the lot include a 1949 Jaguar XK120 ‘Alloy’ Roadster (£325,000–£375,000), an 1970 Mercedes 280SL ‘Pagoda’ (£100,000–£130,000), and a 1936 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Replica (£250,000–£350,000).

Sholto Gilbertson, Bonhams Director of Motor cars, said: ‘Chris Evans is offering thirteen incredible motor cars at Bonhams sale, a stable which includes six outstanding Ferraris.
‘Chris has been a long-standing client of Bonhams, so we’re delighted to offer his incredible motor cars at Bonhams Goodwood Revival Sale. In refreshing his collection, others will have the opportunity to enjoy Chris’ fantastic cars – after all, you never ‘own’ a classic car, you enjoy it, look after it, and pass it on for others to appreciate.’

More than 140 lots of Evans’ Automobilia will also be offered, the proceeds of which will be donated to BBC charity, Children in Need.

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