New Bonham's sale putting buyers in the driving seat

Vintage cars dominate the Beaulieu sale by Bonham's in Hampshire next week, writes Ros Drinkwater.

24th August, 2014
A 1966 Mercedes-Benz 250SE Cabriolet.

In 1908 Henry Ford brought motoring to the masses with the world’s first affordable automobile, the Model T Ford, but today, no one in their right mind would want to drive it. As Bill Bryson describes it in his book, One Summer: America 1927, “The Model T was an unlikely candidate for greatness. It was almost willfully rudimentary. For years the car had no speedometer and no fuel gauge. Drivers who wanted to know how...

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