Bargains and beauties sell at The Devitt MCN London Show Silverstone Auction

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Silverstone Auctions Devitt MCN London show sale proved the allure of classic motorcycles is not on the decline, selling 80% of the lots for a cool £850k.

1971 Montesa Cota 247cc

Among the 147 lots there were classics for every budget, ranging from an unrestored 1971 Montesa Cota 247cc which sold for £618 to a 1994 Ducati 888 Corse 926cc race bike which sold for £47,250 and everything in between.

1994 Ducati 888 Corse 926cc

Two factory prepared 1000cc racers were also up for grabs with Guy Martin and Steve Mercer’s 2013 Suzuki GSX-R1000 BSB and TT competitor selling for £19,687.

Colin Edwards’ 2013 Kawasaki FTR MGP13 GP bike meanwhile fetched £30,417.

2013 Kawasaki FTR MGP13 GP bike

Notable bargains were a beautiful 1994 Honda RVF400 NC35 Paddy Reid TT-replica which could have been yours for £3500, while a second generation 1973 Laverda 750 SF1 750cc, ‘Super Freni’, albeit in need of a refresh, sold for £2,812.

1973 Laverda 750 SF1 750cc

Silverstone Auctions treats lined up for The Devitt Insurance MCN London Motorcycle Show

First published December 15, 2022

There are 150 fantastic reasons for classic bike fans to head to the Devitt Insurance MCN London Motorcycle Show over the weekend of February 17-19, with the news that leading auction house Silverstone Auctions are bringing 150 very special auction lots to sell. With machines including barn finds, rare road bikes and sublime race machinery there’s something for every pocket. 

The Sale takes place on Saturday February 18 with viewings available on Friday. You’ll also be able to see some of the machines in action as they’re fired up and sent down the all-new Supersprint course on Friday.

Consignments for the sale are now invited with low fees, a dedicated motorcycle consignment team and significant marketing support, the London sale offers a superb opportunity to sell motorcycles of all eras. To consign your motorcycle for sale please contact Mark Bryan 07958 107974.

Here’s just a few of the bikes confirmed for the auction so far, check the Silverstone Auction website for an up-to-date list.

1988 Ducati 851S Kit Bike Tricolour 888cc

Ducati 851S Kit bike presented to Ron Haslam in 1989 by Cagiva. Est £40,000 – £50,000

1995 Ducati 916 Senna 1

Time-warp Ducati 916 Senna 1 showing only 519 miles. Est £35,000 – £50,000

1931 Sunbeam Model 9 493cc

Desirable matching numbers example and one of only five of its type known to the Sunbeam Owners Register. Est £7000 – £8000

1955 Vincent Series D Rapide 1000cc

Well known, magazine-featured ‘Series D’ Rapide from long-term ownership. Est £25,000 – £30,000

1959 Norton Manx 30M 490cc

Road-going 500cc Manx Norton ‘the ultimate café racer’. Est £20,000 – £25,000

1967 Honda CB450K0 D-Kit 444cc

Fully restored, original, super-rare 1967 D-kit, Honda CB450K0. Est £10,000- £12,000

1973 Triumph X-75 Hurricane 741cc

UK-registered from new, original and unrestored and same owner from 1973 – 2021. Est £25,000 – 30,000

1968 Norton Commando 750 Fastback (20M3) 745cc

First year of production example of the 750 Commando pre-unit, parallel-twin, which later became known as ‘the fastback’. Est £5000 – £6000

1970 Triumph TR6R Tiger 650cc

Good looking, Spring Gold TR6R from North Carolina, now UK-registered and ready to ride. Est £6000 – £8000

2014 Triumph T100 Bonneville ISDT 50th Anniversary 865cc

Number 31 of only 50 bikes produced to celebrate Triumph’s 1964 ISDT Gold Medals. Est £9000 – £10,000

2008 Big Dog Motorcycles ‘Pitbull’ 1917cc

Third-gen Pitbull from 2008, stunningly presented. Est £8000 – £10,000

1955 BSA A10 Golden Flash 650cc

Plunger framed,  A10 Golden Flash being offered at No Reserve.

1962 BMW R69S 549cc

The sports orientated BMW R69S in lovely order throughout. Est £10,000 – £12,000

1982 Kawasaki Z1000 J2 998cc

Fabulous, show-winning, Z1000 J2 – Best 1980s Bike at the 2022 Stafford Show. Est £10,000 – £12,000

1976 Kawasaki Z900 A4 900cc

Show-winning Kawasaki Z900 A4 in good running order. Est £10,000 – £12,000

1971 Triumph X75 Hurricane Replica 741cc

Well finished and presentable replica of the topical Craig Vetter-designed triple. Est £9000 – £10,000

2020 Brough Superior SS100 Mk1 997cc

The legendary SS100 re-imagined. Number 94/300 with only 454 miles recorded. Est £30,000 – £35,000

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