Aston DB4GT breaks €1m mark at Bonhams sale

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A 1961 Aston Martin DB4GT Coupé was the headline result at Bonhams’ flagship auction in Paris on 2 February, selling for €1,012,000.

French cars featured strongly at the event, held at La Halle Freyssinet. A 1935 Delage D8-105S Streamlined Coupé (below) sold for €322,000 to a telephone bidder. The sole survivor of its type, it had been fully restored and shown at the Concorso D’Eleganza Ville D’Este.

Other highlights included a 1905 Darracq Flying Fifteen Rear Entrance Tonneau, which reached €178,250. A 1957 Facel Vega FV4 Coupé, one of 36 produced, was picked up for €155,250, and a 1946 Delahaye 135M Cabriolet made €161,000.

The auction also saw healthy prices paid for a 1966 AC Shelby Cobra 427 Roadster (€471,400), while several Bentleys fared well: a 1929 Bentley 6½/8-Litre Tourer sold for €615,250; an art deco-inspired Petersen Bentley 6½-Litre 'Dartmoor' Coupé, €385,250; and a Petersen Bentley 6½-Litre R-Type Supercharged Road Racer, €310,500.


A 1959 Ferrari 250GT Pininfarina Coupé, which came from long-term ownership and a well-respected European collector, made €241,500.

More than 100 cars crossed the block at the auction, which realised a total of €7,198,038. For more details, visit Bonhams' website.

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