A special red 1965 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 4.2 liter Roadster that belonged to Sir Elton John is for sale and will be auctioned off at Bonhams Oxford on March 3rd 2012. The unique and historical sports car is one of the highlights of the Collectors’ Motor Cars and Automobilia sale.
Sir Elton bought the car in 1987. According to his fleet manager, Sir Elton and his staff referred to the E-Type as ‘OK Elton’ due to its number plate OKE 1, which was worn throughout his ownership and is sold with the car. The estimated sales price will be £ 50,000-70,000.
Other highlights at the auction event are a 1961 Morgan Plus 4 Supersports High Line owned from new by the Vought Family, a 1961 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2, estimated to sell for £40,000 – 60,000 and a 1966 Citroën DS21 Décapotable. Estimated to sell for £36,000 – 42,000, the Citroën Décapotable has been in current ownership for 68 years and is one of only fifty right-hand drive examples delivered to the UK between 1962 and 1966.