Bonhams is selling a 1950 Pontiac Chieftan Silver Streak Convertible, once owned by Keith Richards.

It's the second best way of getting into a car that Richards has had an association with, behind buying a used Mk3 Golf Rolling Stones edition. 'Member them? They happened as part of Volkswagen's sponsorship of The Stones' Voodoo Lounge tour, back in '94. Ah, the '90s...

The Pontiac was owned by Richards while The Stones were based on the Cote d'Azur in the '70s - during the era when the band recorded the classic Exile on Main St. album.

The car is due to get its rocks off at a Bonhams sale at the RAF Museum in Hendon, April 30.


Despite the car appearing in a number of pictures taken of the band during that era, it's only expected to make around £20,000. In an era of million-pound Ferraris and Beckham BMWs, that seems like an absolute bargain.

In fact, it's the cheapest of the featured lots on sale at the event, which includes a 3 Litre Bentley Speed (£180,000), a 1958 Austin Healey 100/6 (£30,000 estimate) and a 1957 Lancia B20 Aurelia (£30,000).

Maybe there's something about the car that Bonhams isn't telling us? Maybe it's been hollowed out entirely in order to create extra storage space for...