Ray Davies’ Bentley Up for Bid at Silverstone May Sale

On May 13, more than 75 collector cars with intangible value will be hitting the auction block at Silverstone Auctions’ May Sale. The auction takes place in Northamptonshire, England – an annual event that draws attention from collector car enthusiasts around the world. In this year’s sale, car enthusiasts will find some of the most unique vehicles on the market, likely not to be seen for sale again any time soon.

Featured in the event is a Bentley owned by Sir Ray Davies of the Kinks. First registered on March 2nd, 1960, this Bentley was purchased by Davies in 1970. The vehicle was used in a photo shoot for the “Preservation” album, the footage of which still exists today. This car is a Bentley S2 with an 6.2 liter, 8-cylinder engine, and carries a price estimate of £25,000 – £30,000, a steal for fans of Davies and The Kinks.

Participants can also bid for these incredible vehicles at the event:

1992 Porsche 911 (964) Carrera RS Lightweight: With a narrow, elegant body style, 964s are a highly valued 911 variation. This superb example from the first model year is estimated at £180,000 – £220,000

1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4: One of the rarest Ferrari models ever produced, particularly in right-hand drive, the model was introduced in 1971. This vehicle, with 62,200 miles traveled, carries an estimate of £230,000 – £260,000.

1971 Aston Martin DB6 MKII Vantage: The bodywork of this vehicle is excellent, with some of the best shutlines ever seen on a hand-built Aston Martin. Covering 36,924 miles, the vehicle spent much of its life in the UK and South Australia. It is estimated between £325,000 – £375,000.

Silverstone May Sale Aston Martin DB6

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