The amazing collection of seven classics sports cars will be up for auction during Monterey Car Week in Pebble Beach, California in August. It is a space where several magnificent cars will be presented for auction by Gooding & Company. This particular collection belonged to drummer Neil Peart who called it his collection of Silver Surfers, because of the feeling he felt when driving his cars off the coast of California. And because all of these iconic classics are silver except for one that's black. Below are photos and price estimates of these enviable and iconic classics.
1970 Lamborghini Miura P400 S
$ 1,200,000 - $ 1,500,000 – (€ 1,100,000 - € 1,260,000)
We start this list with the classic that is predicted to be the most expensive car in this collection. This magnificent Lamborghini Miura P400 S, with chassis 4042, boasts a black interior that accentuates the silver color, has air conditioning and cast-alloy Campagnolo wheels. The price estimate is between $ 1,200,000 and $ 1,500,000 (€ 1,100,000 - € 1,260,000).
1964 Shelby Cobra 289
$900,000 - $1,000,000 – (€755,000 - €840,000)
This Shelby Cobra 289 is the exception of the “Silver Surfer” collection as it is the only car that is not silver. It was fully restored in the mid 2000s, and Peart bought it in 2015. The estimated price is between $ 900,000 and $ 1,000,000 (€ 755,000 - € 840,000).
1964 Aston Martin DB5
$ 650,000 - $ 725,000 – (€ 545,000 - € 608,000)
According to auctioneer Gooding & Company, this Aston Martin DB5 was the first car that Peart bought and was the classic that has dazzled him the most since he was a child. It was made famous as one of the James Bond cars, and just over 1,000 units were built. It has the DB5 / 1690 / R chassis and has a navy blue leather interior, a 5-speed ZF manual transmission and Borrani wire wheels. Their values are estimated between $ 650,000 and $ 725,000 (€ 545,000 - € 608,000).
1965 Maserati Mistral Spider
$ 575,000 - $ 650,000 – (€ 482,000 - € 545,000)
This fantastic Maserati is one of only 125 Mistral Spiders built during the car's eight years of operation. It has been fully restored while in Peart's care, has an oxblood leather interior. The price estimate is between $ 575,000 and $ 650,000 (€ 482,000 - € 545,000).
1973 Maserati Ghibli 4.9 SS Coupe
$ 250.000 - $ 300.000 – (€ 210,000 - € 252,000)
It is one of 425 units produced by Maserati. It has a beige leather interior and Campagnolo wheels with a central brake. Peart bought it in 2013 when it was imported from Europe. The price is estimated to range between $ 250,000 and $ 300,000 (€ 210,000 - € 252,000).
1963 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe
$ 150,000 - $ 180,000 – (€ 126,000 - € 151,000)
Another American car in the collection is this Chevrolet Corvette Coupe, the only one with a split rear window, this car is listed as having the 340 horsepower (254 kilowatt) version of the 327 cubic inch V8. With a four-speed manual gearbox, the car is said to have undergone extensive restoration before Peart bought it in 2011. Its price is estimated at between $ 150,000 and $ 180,000 (€ 126,000 - € 151,000).
1964 Jaguar E-Type Série I 3.8L Coupé
$ 140.000 - $ 160.000 – (€ 118,000 - € 135,000)
The Jaguar E Type, is considered by many to be the most beautiful car ever built. This one from the Peart collection features a red leather interior, with some modern pieces like the five-speed Tremec transmission, Wilwood disc brakes, lightweight steering wheel and upgraded suspension components. It is estimated to cost between $ 140,000 and $ 160,000 (€ 118,000 - € 135,000).