Seven dream drives up for grabs in charity auction

| 31 Aug 2021
Classic & Sports Car – Seven dream drives up for grabs in charity auction

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You could be in with a chance of claiming one of seven amazing drives in the Hope Classic Rally’s first-ever auction.

Driving experiences in a Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing, a Lancia Delta Integrale Evo II, an Aston Martin DB5 Convertible, a Jaguar XK120 Roadster, a Ferrari 250GT SWB, a Porsche 911 Carrera 2.7 RS and a McLaren GT are being offered to the highest bidder on Collecting Cars.

All money raised will go to the international development organisation WeSeeHope, to fund its work with vulnerable children and communities in south and east Africa.

Bidding is live now. Each lot closes at a different time, the earliest being the Gullwing at 8:30pm BST on 1 September. Check out the listings here.

Classic & Sports Car – Seven dream drives up for grabs in charity auction

The winning bidders will get to drive the cars on the sixth running of the Hope Classic Rally on 11 September, during which more than 60 classic cars will join the drive from Weybridge in Surrey to Wiston Park in West Sussex.

To date, the Hope Classic Rally has raised more than £1.3m for WeSeeHope.

If you’d like to join this year’s event in your classic, registration is free, however guests are asked to make a donation to WeSee Hope – find out more here.

“It is wonderful to see all the greatest people from the motorsport industry and car aficionados coming together to raise money for an incredibly powerful charity, and have fun while doing it,” said Nicki Shields, presenter of BBC Formula E.
Hope Classic Rally Chairman Phil Wall added: “The 2021 rally is set to be a truly memorable day, with spectacular examples of classic cars through the decades alongside an afternoon garden party for guests to enjoy, all while raising money for an incredible cause.”


Founding father: Ginetta G2

Classic shrine: Great British Car Journey

Seductive saloon: Lancia Aurelia B12