Rare Targa Florio and Le Mans Winning Porsche 906 up for Sale

An extremely rare 1966 Porsche 906 or as it was also known, the Carrera 6 which took part in the Targa Florio and won its class at the Le Man 24-hour endurance race of the period, will be the highlight at the COYS auction that takes place on Saturday 23rd May at the UK's Brands Hatch motor racing circuit. The organizers of the auction expect that the Carrera 6 will fetch up to £400,000 or around US$605,000.

More than 50 cars and 100 items of memorabilia will go under the hummer at the auction, with highlights including a 1966 Lola T70 Spyder MkII Ex-John Mecom/Jim Hall, estimated at £225,000 - £250,000 ($340k-$380k), a 1957 AC Aceca, estimated at £40,000 - £50,000 ($60k-$75k), a 1988 Porsche Kremer 962, estimated at £325,000 - £375,000 ($490k-$570k), and a 1992 Jaguar XJ220 estimated at £110,000 - £130,000 ($165k-$200k).