Supercar Fest Sale of Iconic & Classic Cars 28 May 2022

79 + buyers premium of 12.5% plus VAT (15% incl VAT) on the first £300,000 of the hammer and 10% plus VAT (12% incl VAT) thereafter Lot 446 1988 Ford Sierra Cosworth RS500 This stunning, UK-supplied, right-hand drive RS500 was finished in Black and believed to be delivered new through Bristol Street Motors Ltd. in Kent to its first owner, in March of 1988. Documentation with the car indicates that it had been enjoyed by five former keepers prior to being purchased by its long-term owner, Mr M. G. Whittingham from Stoke-on-Trent in 1992. Mr Whittingham bought the car from a Motorsport Preparation team near Lutterworth and was apparently very impressed with its wonderful condition. We believe that, at some point prior to Mr Whittingham’s ownership ‘54’ had been professionally re-shelled using a factory bodyshell, however, Mr Whittingham was never aware of this. He was to own the car for 29 years up until earlier this year and was very diligent when it came to keeping records. There are ten service references in the original service book - at 1,499 miles (08.06.88), 6,771 miles (15.01.89), 10,328 miles (23.05.90), 28,532 miles (08.11.92), 29,632 miles (13.07.98), 31,277 miles (04.06.11), 31,823 miles (14.05.12), 32,889 miles (01.04.15) and at 35,580 miles (17/12/2021). To add further reassurance, 14 MOT Certificates are present dating from April 1992 at 26,128 miles through to the most recent at 35,589 miles and valid through till December 2022 with ‘No advisories’. Furthermore, 21 tax receipts found in the history file tell us that the car was SORN’d in 1992, and again in 2004 all the way through to 2013. These periods off the road related to the owners personal circumstances, however, he was able to enjoy ‘54’ from 2013 up until the point of its sale early this year. The car’s history file contains the original service book, dealer directory, audio book, and RS500 supplement along with maintenance and service invoices dating from November 1992 through to most recently in November 2021. This latter service was carried out by Parkway Specialist Cars at 35,580 miles and included the following; renewal of engine oil and filter, replaced spark plugs, replaced air filter, replaced fuel filter, renewal of brake fluid, replace cambelt, replace ABS sensor, replaced discs and pads both-front and rear and fitted 5 new tyres. Chassis no. 054 was purchased by our vendor in 2022 as part of a quest to tick-off his childhood ‘bucket list’ of cars as the RS500 was once a key feature of his poster collection when he was younger, so naturally, it was near the top of the purchasing order. 54/500 (9093550) is now offered for sale in excellent condition having been recently serviced, with an MOT valid until December and supplied with a UK V5C and both sets of keys. An inspection of the accompanying images, and the car itself when viewing commences, will reveal that it remains in simply splendid condition and all it now needs is a committed and enthusiastic owner that will keep it in good shape for many years to come, and doesn’t mind turning a few heads in the process whilst behind the wheel. Registration: E52 SEL Chassis No.: WF0EXXGBBEGG38807 Estimate: £80,000 - £90,000 More Details Lot 446 Bid On Lot 446