May and McQueen's bikes for sale

Bonhams to auction bikes owned by the King of Cool and Captain Slow

BONHAMS is selling bikes owned by Steve McQueen and James May in an auction at Staffordshire County Showground on October 18.

With an estimated sale price of £55,000–£65,000, Steve McQueen’s 1934 Indian 750 Sport Scout is sure to be one of the auction's most prized lots, which includes more than 230 bikes.

James May is selling his 1970 Honda PS50 sports moped (estimate: £1,800–£2,400), 1967 Honda CB450 ‘Black Bomber’ (estimate: £4,800–£5,600), 1973 Honda XL70 Trail (estimate: £2,000–£2,500) and Honda P50 moped (estimate: £400–£600).

May has already off-loaded several of his bikes with Bonhams this year. In April, he sold a 2010 Yamaha SR400 customised by Deus Ex Machina, a 2010 Norton Commando 961SE, a 1979 Suzuki TS250, a Kawasaki 250cc A1 Samurai, a 1974 Yamaha 49cc FS1-E, 1976 Suzuki AP50 E, 1973 Honda CD175, 1975 Honda CB200 and a 980 Ossa 250cc MAR trials bike.

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