Dr. James Hull, 53, spent tens of millions of pounds filling a number of warehouses in Hertfordshire with classic motors from the past 80 years. His impressive collection consists of 543 cars – ranging from multi-million pound Jaguars and Bentleys to Morris Minors.
It also includes Lord Mountbatten’s Mini Traveller, Winston Churchill’s Austin and a Bentley owned by singer Elton John.
This was epic!
Dr. Hull sold this collection for healthy issues.
1. Impressive collection:
Dr James Hull, 53, spent tens of millions of pounds filling a number of warehouses (including this one, below) in Hertfordshire with classic motors
2. Blue classic Triumph
3. Red Jaguar E type roadster
4. His collection consists of 543 cars
It also includes Lord Mountbatten’s Mini Traveller, Winston Churchill’s Austin and a Bentley owned by singer Elton John. Above, the dentist’s classic Alvis
Dr Hull’s stunning collection, which is worth an estimated £100million, features cars from every decade since 1930, including this classic green Morris
7. Dr James Hull is pictured posing with a silver trophy and one of his 543 classic motors
The collection was originally put up for sale for a staggering £100million in May and today, it was revealed that it has been bought by Jaguar Land Rover
9. Another warehouse:
John Edwards, managing director of Jaguar’s Special Vehicle Operations, refused to disclose the sum the car company has paid for the collection
But he said: ‘We are delighted that Jaguar Land Rover has come to an agreement to secure the future of this very significant collection.’ Above, a Jaguar E Type
Dr Hull spent tens of millions of pounds filling a number of warehouses in Hertfordshire with classic motors from the past 80 years. Above, one of his warehouses
12. Owned by an Earl:
Lord Mountbatten’s red Mini traveller is one of 543 cars that have been sold to Jaguar Land Rover by car enthusiast, Dr James Hull
13. Multi-million pound:
Dr Hull, who sold the collection due to health issues, today described Jaguar Land Rover as the perfect custodians for the fleet. Above, a Jaguar
Travelling all over the world to build the collection over the years has been a labour of love and a life¿s work, so my primary motivation was not to get the maximum price but rather to secure the future of the collection in this country with the right custodian,’ said Dr Hull. Above, a classic Jaguar XK
Dr Hull is pictured possing with a large silver plate alongside a classic black Bentley. He has sold his entire £100million fleet of motors to Jaguar Land Rover
16. Sir Stirling Moss is seen in a car from Dr Hull’s collection
17. Dr Hull poses with his award winning Jaguar SS1
Dr Hull’s stunning collection also includes a Humber which was owned by the judge presiding over the Profumo Affair and a 1961 Jaguar E-Type which belonged to Britain¿s world motorcycle champion Mike Hailwood
There are also a number of British campervans from the 40s, 50s and 60s, and within the 4×4 section, early Land Rovers and pristine classic Range Rovers
Dr Hull has travelled extensively around the world tracking down some of the rarest, original British models. Above, one of his classic motors, a red Jaguar E Type