Fun, Funky, Frugal Classics Being Offered at Classic Car Auctions on the 5th October

Fun, Funky, Frugal Classics Being Offered at Classic Car Auctions on the 5th October

1972 Fiat 500 Gamine by Vignale

1984 Citroen 2CV Hoffman Convertible

1928 Pontiac 6-28 2-door Sedan

1934 Austin 7 Special

1936 Austin 10 Clifton

Austin Mini Clubman

  • An exceptional Fiat 500 Gamine restored to a very high standard
  • The Hoff! A 2CV Hoffman Convertible, possibly just two in the UK
  • Roaring Twenties, an early 1928 Pontiac
  • Three splendid little Austins, a 7 Special, a 10 Clifton and 12,000-mile Clubman

Classic Car Auctions have among their lots at the forthcoming auction on the 5th October a selection of what could be described as fun and funky yet frugal classics.

One of the stand out cars is from the 1970s, a 1972 Fiat 500 Gamine by Vignale. Scoring extremely highly on the condition report, this small two-seater is based on the Fiat 500 was produced by Carozzeria Vignale. Now fully restored by a London specialist and presented in bright red with beige interior, with the mileage is indicated at 27,637 miles. Estimated at £22,000 to £26,000 this is a much sought after and trendy UK right-hand drive car.

In 1988 Wolfgang Hoffman took the Citroen 2CV and developed a series of kits which are still available today. The designs varied from a pickup to a limousine. What we have here being offered in the sale is a 1984 Citroen 2CV Hoffman Cabrio which could be one of two left in the UK and possibly only 1,700 in the world. The kit came in the form of a glass-reinforced plastic body with steel fame side windows and a convertible soft-top and boot lid. The vendor of this car has used it has her daily driver over the last three years and has just had it serviced ready for the next owner. Estimated at £8,000 to £10,000 this is an unusual take on the classic 2CV.

The Roaring Twenties was the era of large scale adoption of cars and the General Motors group introduced the Pontiac brand in 1926 offering a cheaper range of six-cylinder cars. This 1928 6-28 2-door Sedan has the 25hp, 3050cc straight six with an L Head and was to become the most popular in the range. Finished in Forest Green with a fabric roof and 12 spoke wooden wheels this is a fascinating car at an estimated £8,000 to £10,000.

Now moving on to the 1930s we have what is believed to be called a Speedy, a 1934 Austin 7 Special which had been exported to New Zealand and has undergone complete restoration prior to arriving back in the UK. The interior has been re-trimmed and the body has been re-painted red. Estimated at £10,000 to £12,000 this little open-top tourer will be UK registered in time for the sale.

Our second Austin is the 1936 10 Tourer which was restored 15 to 20 years ago and features a fully functioning Dickie seat and a good soft-top. Estimated at £7,000 to £9,000 this is a great pre-war open-top tourer and an inexpensive way into classic car ownership.

The third of our Austins takes us to the 1970s and this 1974 Austin Mini Clubman is a real find with just 12,000 indicated miles. With just two registered owners and in almost completely original condition having been stored for most of its life, this little gem is being offered at an estimated £7,500 to £9,500. The interior remains as new and the bodywork and mechanicals have been refreshed and now ready for its next owner.

Gary Dunne, Classic Car Auctions auction manager commented: “These are some of the great cars being offered in a weeks time at the Warwickshire Event Centre. The Fiat 500 Gamine really stands out not just in condition but also looks fabulous in red and the 12,000-mile Clubman is also a super car for one lucky bidder”.

“We have over 115 lots of high quality and rare cars, from current classics to future classics, plenty on offer to suit all budgets.”

If you are thinking of consigning your car in the future, you can pre-book an appointment to come along to our Cars Coffee and Consigning event that we are holding at the British Motor Museum on the following Wednesdays, 9th and 23rd October and 6th November where one of our consigners will be on hand to help you through the process and we can arrange professional photography and entry to the museum at our cost entirely free of charge.

Viewing takes place on Friday 4th October from 12pm to 6pm with the auction getting underway on Saturday the 5th from 12pm.

Classic Car Auctions can be contacted on 01926 640888 or email and would be happy to talk with you about any of the cars consigned, alternatively, have a chat with them on the day.

2019 Forthcoming Auctions
5th October - CCA October Classic Car Sale, Warwickshire Event Centre
7th December - CCA December Classic Car Sale, Warwickshire Event Centre

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