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Cameron FIAT 500 Makes £18,480 in Classic Car Auction

A 1971 FIAT 500 L once owned by David and Samantha Cameron made more than double its estimate at the 17th November sale by Silverstone Auctions at The Footman James Classic Motor Show.

The 500 was bought by David Cameron in 1998 as a surprise birthday present for his wife Samantha. Last Saturday it eventually sold for £18,480.

41 out of the 64 entries were sold, reaching a buyer's premium inclusive sale value of £1.32 million.

1960 Aston Martin DB4 Series II Side

Other highlights included a stunning Jet Black 1960 Aston Martin DB4 Series II, one of only 351 produced, which fetched £224,000, and a concours-winning 1997 Ferrari 456 GTA that was sold for £41,200.

Meanwhile, four Volkswagen Beetles on offer also proved very popular. They included two models from the 1970’s which sold for £8,690 and £5,500, while two superb examples from the 1950’s did even better, making £12,650 and £23,100.

For further information about the Race Retro Sale, results from the NEC Classic Sale or any of Silverstone Auction’s other sales next year, visit

Formed in 2011 as a joint venture between Nick Whale and Silverstone Circuits - Silverstone Auctions is a world-class, specialist auction house for classic cars, modern supercars, all types of competition cars, modern and historic motorcycles and automotive memorabilia.

2013 Silverstone Auctions sale dates
23rd February – Race Retro & Classic Car Sale, Stoneleigh Park
18th May – HSCC International Trophy sale, Silverstone Race Circuit
27th July – Silverstone Classic Sale, Silverstone Race Circuit
Early August – CarFest North, Cholmondeley Castle
Late August – CarFest South, Laverstoke Park Farm
16th November – NEC Classic Motor Show sale, The NEC

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