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Based in the heart of the Cotswolds, William I’Anson Ltd is dedicated to being a one stop shop for the classic vehicle collector, racer and passionate enthusiast alike. In a world that relies upon trust and relationships, William I’Anson Ltd takes pride in offering a professional, enthusiastic, and friendly service allowing our clients complete freedom to enjoy these fabulous cars. With a lifelong background in collectors classic cars, historic motorsport, and a strong family heritage in the Bugatti world, William I’Anson Ltd has amassed an in depth knowledge of the cars, the market and most importantly, an extensive network of contacts, clients and experts around the globe.

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  • 1965 AC Cobra 289

    1965 AC Cobra 289

    A stunning example of the RHD AC Cobra. Delivered to K.N. Rudd Ltd. in 1965 and sold to it’s first owner in 1966. Registered SHK 670D, the 1966 registration remains on the car today. A very clear, no questions history confirmed by the ACOC, includes MOT records back to 1977 and service history back to 12,000 miles. Raced from 2003 with then owner Bill Bridges, including competing in the Le Mans Legends support race at the 2003 24 Hours.

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  • The Ex-Clive Windsor-Richards Brooklands Record Holding 1925 Vauxhall 30-98

    The Ex-Clive Windsor-Richards Brooklands Record Holding 1925 Vauxhall 30-98

    A rare opportunity to own a significant piece of Brooklands racing history. In 1936 this car, in the hands of Clive Windsor-Richards, lapped Brooklands at 112.47mph, making it the 2nd fastest 30-98 lap of the course and the fastest by a 30-98 with standard engine dimensions. Professionally maintained, wonderfully original and with a well-documented history.

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  • 1901 Benz Ideal 7hp Twin Cylinder 'Contra-Motor'

    1901 Benz Ideal 7hp Twin Cylinder 'Contra-Motor'

    Extremely rare and highly coveted by collectors worldwide, only a small number of examples of this ground breaking car remain in private hands. As far as we are aware this is only the second time since the War that an Ideal ‘Contra-Motor’ has been offered for sale. Painstakingly restored with the utmost attention to detail, history would suggest this is an opportunity unlikely to arise again for a very long time.

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  • 1962 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 Litre Roadster

    1962 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 3.8 Litre Roadster

    A wonderfully original early left hand drive example of the iconic Series 1 3.8-Litre Roadster. Delivered new in its rare colour combination of Opalescent Dark Blue with Shadow Pale Blue interior to Jaguar Cars New York, registered JAG XKE and used for demonstration and for promotional events. Photographed with Steve McQueen in December 1962 and sold to its first owner the following spring.

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