The rocker owned the 1965 supercar for a few years before selling it on and now the upgraded motor - complete with new bodywork, brakes and suspension - sold for for $1.1 million (£909,000) in London on Saturday (29Oct16).

The sportscar, which Stewart picked up brand new in 1971, went on sale at the Coys Classic & Sports Car Show over the weekend (29Oct16).

A car which once belonged to U2 star Adam Clayton was also up for grabs at the auction.