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Five Gorgeous Classic Cars Worth Investing In

On. December 7 UK auction house Bonhams will stage its annual Bond Street classic car sale at its London HQ, and there's a chance to score some great additions to you automotive collection – or just drool over them if you wish. Here are our picks:

1961 Aston Martin DB4GT 

This unrestored but beautifully maintained DB4GT Sports Saloon, one of only a handful built, is known as the "Missing Lightweight". "It is very rare to see a 1960s Aston in this condition," notes Aston Martin expert Stephen Archer. Estimated at $2.6 million–$3.9 million.

1974 Ferrari Dino 246 GT Spider

One of only five examples delivered to the UK, this beautiful Italian thoroughbred is one of the rare "Chairs & Flares" models, so called because it was built with optional "Daytona" seats and flared wheelarches. Estimated at $490,000–$590,000.

1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS

Being sold by Jamiroquai's Jay Kay, a noted car collector, this 2.7-liter stunner is one of only 200 built. Motor Sport magazine called it "one of the great cars of the 1970s, the personification of GT motoring and race breeding." Estimated at $960,000 –$1.1 million.

1960 Porsche 356B 1600

The perfect candidate to participate in various classic car tours and events, this desirable and very drivable example of Porsche's "Super Cabriolet" originally delivered to a customer in Texas has been extensively refurbished. Estimated at $140,000–$170,000.

1953 Bentley R-Type Continental

One of only 208 to leave the factory, with its coachwork developed by Rolls-Royce stylist John Blatchley and the famed H J Mulliner, the R-Type Continental fastback "remains the pinnacle of Bentley's achievements in the post-war era." Estimated at $1.2 million–$1.4 million.