Bonhams will offer seven ultra-rare rally cars from the estate of one dedicated collector as part of . Most of these cars have been in the collection of their former owner since 1989, only to be offered now without reserve for the first time in almost three decades.
What Bonhams refer to as "the Killer Bees" include:
- . Also known as the Tipo 829, these Ferrari V6-powered Bertone classics won the World Rally Championship in 1974, 1975 and 1976. This particular car has been driven only 7835 miles since new.
- . Running under the internal name Tipo 151, the 037 gave Lancia the WRC constructors’ crown in 1983. It packed a supercharger instead of a turbo and became the last rear-wheel drive machine to win a WRC season. This ultra rare road-going version has only be driven 5805 miles.
- . Another WRC champion, this time from 1985 and 1986. This one has 692 miles on the clock and still wears its original tires.
- Carbon-Kevlar body shell with an aluminum-alloy, five-cylinder turbocharged engine and Quattro all-wheel drive. Also comes with fireworks.
- A 1985 Lancia Delta S4 Stradale. Twin-charged, all-wheel drive, just like ! And that's where the similarities end.
- . One of only 200 road-legal examples built for homologation purposes.
- A 1986 Ford RS200 Evolution. One of only 24 RS200 Evos built. This was the fastest-accelerating "street car" of its day, capable of making more than 800 horsepower depending on tune.
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