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1970s space age cars up for sale at RM Auctions


Cheers to Andrew for flagging up an auction that's going to get lovers of space age motors drooling – the RM Auctions motoring sale at Villa d'Este event on the shores of Lake Como in Italy.

The lots range from classic cars to legendary concept cars of the 1960s and 1970s, which are the property of the Bertone museum and the items we are flagging up. Above, you'll find the 1970 Lancia Stratos HF 'Zero' and over the page, you'll find a 1974 Lamborghini Bravo, a 1980s Lamborghini Athon and a 1967 Lamborghini Marzal – the last of those apparently driven by Prince Rainier and Princess Grace at the start of the 1967 Monaco GP.

Want one? Estimates for the concepts range from 60,000 Euros through to 1.5 million Euros for that Marzal. See more images (and more motors) from the auction, which takes place on 21st May. Compared to those prices, the catalogue is fairly cheap at 70 Euros!

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Diana Dors’ stunning 1949 Delahaye Type 175 Roadster available at auction


At the height of her career, she was the British equivalent of Marilyn Monroe (see Yield To The Night for example) and she had a car to match that profile – a 1949 Delahaye Type 175 Roadster by French manufacturer Saoutchik – which is available to buy at auction.

It's a stunning, futuristic car, one of only 51 made and owned by Dors when she was just 17 and unable to drive. At the time, it sold for an eye-watering £5,000, but that's now looking a fairly decent investment.

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