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Wilfred E Coy was one of the world's truly innovative motoring and aviation entrepreneurs.

Serving his country in the 1914-1918 World War as a young Royal Flying Corps engineer, he helped develop new and crucially valuable prop-synchronised machine guns for Britain's fighting aircraft.With the war over, Wilfred Coy teamed up with William Morris – later Viscount Nuffield of the British Motor Corporation – the founder of Morris Cars. Working together, these two men were to design and operate one of Britain's first fleet of road petrol tankers.In 1919 Wilfred Coy branched out on his own. Opening the country's first ever petrol station, he also set up a retail showroom in Kensington's Queen's Gate Mews.Wilfred's friendships with Viscount Nuffield and Lord Rootes ensured that Coys of Kensington became London agents for many of the great marques of motoring's early years. Morris, Singer, Rover and MG were all popular with Coy's clients. For a while, Coy was also a representative for the famous German Auto Union company.Always a keen participant in motor sports, Wilfred Coy was a regular visitor to Brooklands between the wars. He also made many other eventful trips to circuits elsewhere in Britain and continental Europe. As a driver, he tested most of the performance cars of the 1920's and 1930's. With his well known love of almost everything motoring, Wilfred spent decades investing much energy and enthusiasm in ensuring that Coys became and remained one of the leading names in British motoring history.

Today, over 90 years on, Coys are proud to be up holding their founder's commitment to motor sport's illustrious traditions and cultures and have developed into one of the most prominent specialists in the sale and acquisition of historic motor cars, be it through their exclusive showrooms, where some 30 vehicles are always on display ranging from a Mercedes SType to a Ford GT40, or at one of their famous auctions around Europe.With Coys developed auction network with important sales in England, Germany, Holland, Italy and Monaco each year, Coys are the best choice for any client considering the sale or purchase of a historic motor car.

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1961 Jaguar E-Type

Introduced in 3.8-litre form in 1961, the E-Type caused a sensation when it appeared, with instantly classic lines and 150mph top speed. The [...]

2002 Ferrari 575M Maranello

Five years after the introduction of the 550 Maranello, Ferrari unveiled the 575M Maranello, which offered a host of upgrades over its [...]

1968 Ferrari 330 GTC

‘At the top, at the absolute top, in the automotive enthusiasts’ hierarchy of the cars of the world, there is only one. Ferrari. Is there really [...]

2004 Mercedes Benz SLR Mclaren

Manufactured between 2003 and 2010, their new supercar allowed Mercedes-Benz and its then Formula 1 partner McLaren to showcase their collective [...]

1964 Fiat 500 Jolly by Ghia

Italy’s location on the Mediterranean Sea meant innumerable beachfront cities and resorts. There was a brisk trade in beach buggy conversions of [...]

1961 Jaguar E-TYPE Series 1 3.8

On its 1961 Geneva Show debut the E-Type caused a sensation, with all the promise of its looks confirmed by independent road test results that [...]

1963 Maserati 3500 GTI Superleggera

Despite numerous racetrack successes that included Juan Manuel Fangio’s fifth World Championship – at the wheel of a 250F – and runner-up spot in [...]

1955 MG TF 1500

The TF is one of those unusual cars which became popular almost from its introduction and almost seamlessly moved into ‘classic’ status; its [...]

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing Mercedes-Benz returned to post-war competition in 1952, fielding two of its new 300 SL (W194) sports cars in [...]

1974 Aston Martin V8 Saloon

Aston Martin had always planned that the DBS of 1967 would be powered by the company’s new V8 engine, first seen in 5-litre form in the works [...]

1939 Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet A

Introduced at the 1936 Paris Motor Show, the Friedrich Geiger designed car was a development to the 500K, itself a development of the SSK. [...]

1960 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Roadster

Provided with factory hard top – long term ownership
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