On February 25, 2023, a Lancia Delta Integrale owned by Mr. Bean actor Rowan Atkinson went under the hammer. The selling price was almost six figures.
Comedian and actor Rowan Atkinson, known as Mr. Bean, Jonny English and Commissioner Maigret, collects and races cars. Among other things, he owned a McLaren F1 , with which he had an accident in 2011, and a Mercedes-Benz 500 E , which he even bought twice.
On February 25, 2023, the British auction house Silverstone Auctions is auctioning off a Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evo II that Atkinson bought in May 2021. He hasn't driven much in the short time: when it was bought, the Italian four-door had about 87,000 kilometers on the clock, according to the description it is currently less than 90,000 km. Investments were only recently made in maintaining the good condition, the description continues.
Selling price 99,560 euros
The HF Integrale from 1993, painted in dark "Lord Blue", has a beige-colored interior that looks well preserved given the mileage. The Evo II is an upgraded version with 215 hp from a four-cylinder, four-valve cylinder head, turbocharged transversely mounted engine.
The car came to Japan new and in 2011 to the UK. Nevertheless, it is left-hand drive. The estimated price is given as 65,000 to 75,000 British pounds, which corresponds to around 74,200 to 85,600 euros. According to Classic Analytics, the market value of a Lancia Delta Integrale Evo 2 in Germany is between 50,000 and 80,000 euros. The Integrale was finally sold for 87,750 British pounds, the equivalent of 99,560 euros.
Low mileage and prominent previous ownership: There was more to it than the estimate. In the end, almost six figures were paid for Rowan Atkinson's integrals.