Presenter Chris Evans to Auction 13 Classic Cars

Top Gear and Radio 2 Presenter Chris Evans is selling 13 of his prized motor cars at this year's Bonhams Goodwood Revival Sale.

The event will allow the multimillionaire to update his famous collection as well as benefit charity.

Sholto Gilbertson, Bonhams Director of Motor Cars said recently: "In refreshing his collection, others will have the opportunity to enjoy Chris' fantastic cars – after all you never 'own' a classic car, you enjoy it, look after it, and pass it on for others to appreciate".

Included in the sale is a 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/6B Alloy with an estimated price of between £2,600,000 and £2,900,000. Alongside this is a 1983 Fiat 127 Abarth as well as a 1936 Chitty Chitty Bang Bang replica (the original fetched over £500,000 when it was auctioned in California 4 years ago).

Evans' legendary love of cars gave rise to the annual CarFest event in Cheshire which benefits the BBC's Children in Need.

Gilbertson added: "Chris has been a long-standing client of Bonhams, so we're delighted to offer his incredible motor cars at Bonhams' Goodwood Revival Sale."

More than 140 lots of auto-memorabilia are also being sold by Evans, with the proceeds from this going to the BBC's Children In Need.

Hosting the sale is Bonhams, one of the world's largest auctioneers of fine art and antiques and it takes place on September 12th as part of the Goodwood Revival - a festival which pays homage to vintage racing vehicles.

By Tracey McBain