Going, going, gone! Bonhams sale totals £6.5 million

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THE first event to be held at Aston Martin Works since its refurbishment brought in a record total of £6.5 million.

On Saturday, 47 cars and various associated items were sold at the Bonhams Aston Martin sale with the main attraction, a DB4GT Zagato Sanction II Coupe, sold for £1.23 million.

Managing Director of Aston Martin Works, Kingsley Riding-Felce, said: “This record sale clearly demonstrates that the keen interest the market has in heritage Aston Martin cars remains strong year-on-year.

“It is also proof that the value of our heritage models remains robust despite a weak global economy.”

Aston Martin Works will now host owners visiting the Silverstone Classic in July and will be at the Goodwood Revival meeting in September.