Bonhams Returns to Reims-Gueux Grand Prix Circuit with Exciting Line Up of Cars


LONDON.- After the success of last year’s auction, Bonhams announced the second sale of Fine Motor Cars and Automobilia at the ‘Weekend de l’Excellence Automobile’ held on the former site of the French Grand Prix circuit of Reims-Gueux on Saturday 11th September 2010. Amidst the rich history of the site, the weekend event celebrates classic cars and motorcycles with Bonham’s auction taking place amongst the spectacular demonstrations and aerial displays. Very rare to the market is a highly desirable Aston Martin ‘Sportsman’ shooting brake. One of only two cars manufactured in 1996, and entirely hand manufactured in aluminium, this sought after model is estimated at €400,000- 500,000. One of the most famous cars in the world, a 1965 Aston Martin DB5 Vantage, is also one of the top lots. This beautifully presented car is one of only 17 left-hand drives manufactured to Vantage specification with a manual 5 speed transmission and