Italian thoroughbreds gallop into The Walter Hayes Sale

Some of the finest examples of Italian automotive engineering from Alfa Romeo, Ferrari and Lamborghini, are set to get pluses ‘racing’ at Silverstone when they are put up for auction in the forthcoming Walter Hayes Sale on 4th November.Of particular note from the world-famous Ferrari stable is a one owner 1991 Testarossa, complete with full main dealer history and just 6,000 miles on the clock.Extremely collectable, this example comes in the ultimate colour of Rosso Red with Crema leather upholstery. With such strong appeal it has been given an estimate price of between £55,000 to £65,000.Alfa Romeo admirers are sure to make a beeline to an increasingly rare 1964 Giulia Sprint GT. It is one of the most original Bertone bodied Alfa’s available and has been estimated at between £20,000 to £24,000.Lamborghini is represented courtesy of a 1972 Espada S2 400GT. This particular grand tourer has undergone significant recent restoration work and is estimated at between £29,000 to £36,000.Nick Whale, managing director, Silverstone Auctions, said: “While these three are not the only Italian models available at the auction, they do each have their own unique appeal and represent some of the best designs to come out of Italy.”Anyone wanting to attend the auction, buy a catalogue or register a bid, needs to do beforehand by visiting or calling 01926 691141.Viewing takes place on the 3rd November and auction day, held in Silverstone’s ultra-modern ‘Wing’ building, is on the 4th November./