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1965 SUNBEAM ALPINE SERIES 5 GT. FANTASTIC EXAMPLE. OVERDRIVE. £14,995.

The Sunbeam Alpine was produced in five versions from 1959 until 1968. The final version was fitted with the all new 1725cc Rootes engine with 5-bearingcrank and twin Strombergs. This car is a Sunbeam Alpine Mk5 that was first registered 1st November 1965 and it had a comprehensive restoration 15 years ago including a bare shell re-paint. It has covered only around 3000 miles since then and was dry stored for two long periods so it remains in beautiful order. As you can see from the photos it also presents beautifully with a high quality paint finish in Carnival Red and outstanding panel fit. The underside of the car is pleasingly clean. The black interior is very good with a good set of black carpets and the original wooden steering wheel. Two years (and just 200 miles) ago it was treated to a comprehensive service and re-commissioning and it is now ready to use and running and driving superbly with a pleasing exhaust note through the stainless exhaust and precise gear-change with working overdrive. Fitted with genuine Minilite wheels, Lucas spot Lights, excellent chrome bumpers and mohair hood that is like new. One of the best. Invoices on file date back to 1984, when the car clearly spent some time living in Spain. Sixteen old MOTs show that it has covered fewer than 7,000 miles during the last 24 years. The odometer tripped over the 100,000 mark in 2003, the car now showing 105,000 miles in total which is thought to be correct, although its MOT history only dates back to 1996 so we cannot be entirely sure. It has a current MOT until February 2021 with no advisories listed. There are bills on file back to 1984. Work carried out over the last few years includes adjusting and overhauling the steering, new top ball joints, removing the sump and checking 

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1970 MGB ROADSTER. OVERDRIVE. RECENT PAINT AND RESTORE. ONLY 2 OWNERS. VERY NICE CAR. £12495.

We sell a lot of MGBs and just occasionally, one comes along that really stands out from the crowd. Which is where this little beauty comes in – just look at it! What a shame that cars can’t talk because, according to the V5C, this gorgeous Roadster had just one owner from new in June 1970 until the 2nd owner acquired it in 2019. At this point the car had been in dry storage for at least two decades or more and although it was rock solid and appeared totally original, the paint had faded and it was in need of total recommissioning following all those years sat idle. There are invoices on file from Moss for over £1,200 in parts alone which excludes the cost of many other parts for which there are no bills such as king pins, suspension rebuild, brake calipers, carpets, door cards, chromework, exhaust system, batteries, tyres etc – not to mention all the labour that has gone into fitting those parts and making it look this good. Basically the whole car has been gone through and parts replaced as required. The finishing touch was a full repaint in the original and oh-so-Seventies beige which looks mighty impressive and sets the car off to a tee. We are told that the car needed no welding whatsoever and, as you can see in the photos, the panel gaps are excellent. It comes with both hood and full tonneau's. It is both MOT and road tax exempt but still sailed through its MOT in April with no advisories recorded at 44611 miles. It now shows 45727 on the clock (not warranted). This highly original, freshly rejuvenated, effectively one-owner MG is a car that anyone would be proud to be seen in.

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1966 SUNBEAM TIGER Mk1. STUNNING CAR. RESTORED. 302ci (5 Litre) 5 SPEED BOX. POWER STEERING. £59,995.

This beautifully restored 1966 Sunbeam Tiger is a fantastic example of the marque. The last owner (ex chairman of the Sunbeam Tiger club) purchased the car in 2013. The car was already a good example but he decided to improve the car and return it to its original Carnival Red colour. A back to bare metal and engine out restoration and re-paint was completed in 2015. A host of other improvements followed: The car has a 302 engine, Tiger inlet manifold, electronic ignition, oil cooler, aluminium radiator and thermostatically controlled electric fan, alternator, chrome sump, 4 barrel Holley carburettor, Facet fuel pump – located in spare wheel well, ventilated front disc brakes, 15 inch Panasport alloys, 2¾ inch exhausts, anti-tramp bars, mohair soft top and tonneau cover and black leather steering wheel. Most brightwork re-chromed, new windscreen, new door seals, engine dynamically balanced, brand new Tremec 5 speed gearbox, back axle rebuilt and Powerloc limited slip diff supplied by Dana (Salisbury), electric power steering, solid state coil, rev counter converted to electronic, new colour matched (red) hoses, new front and rear shock absorbers, petrol tanks internally sealed, new clutch, new (80% wool) carpets with red leather edging, new red seat belts, Blaupunkt Toronto 420BP Radio/CD/Bluetooth player. This car has been taken on may trips, multiple times to France, including the ‘Tiger 50’ grand tour in 2014 to Cannes/Monaco etc.  With its massive torque, power steering and 5-speed gearbox it is an easy car for cruising, whilst listening to the low burbling from the 2¾” exhausts.   

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1965 SINGER VOGUE ESTATE.  SERIES 3. 1592cc. OVERDRIVE. RARE CAR. £7295.

This 1965 Singer Vogue Estate Series 3 was first registered 20th July 1965. We have with the car the original purchase invoice which shows a Mr. Baerellman purchased the car from Rootes, Piccadilly, London for the grand sum of £1026. It is believed that he owned the car for the next 43 years till 2008. The car has the 1592cc Rootes Group 4 cylinder engine, a 4 speed gearbox and the optional overdrive unit that is still in good working order. The history file has the original sales brochure a few invoices and 23 old MOT certificates going back to 1987. The mileometer was showing 34,000 in 1987. The car had a speedo change (original still with car) at 42193 and the newer gauge shows just 82 miles. Whilst the mileage cannot be warranted it is believed to be correct. In 2019 it had a fresh re-paint in French Olive Green (very close to the original Silver Moss Green) and there a pictures showing the work in the file. All the tools are in the drop down tailgate compartment. The car has excellent oil pressure, a quiet engine, a smooth gearbox, plenty of power and drives very well. These estates are now very rare and a useful classic to own and enjoy.

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1968 SUNBEAM ALPINE SERIES 5. CARNIVAL RED. NEW HOOD, RESTORED, OVERDRIVE, MINILITES. £14,995.

This beautiful car was first registered 19th March 1968. One of the last 200 Alpines to leave the production line. This 1968 Series V was purchased by the last owner (now deceased) in 2011. He decided to give it a thorough renovation, including fresh paint in its original shade of Carnival red, which has been completed. The paintwork is superb and very, very shiny! Invoices on file for over £2200 cover the usual parade of items needed for reassembly, such as door seals, pedal rubbers, sidelight and body rubbers etc. The car has had new carpets and door cards as well as freshly retrimmed seats. The interior is now very smart. A new vinyl hood has also been added and the car sits on a set of Minilite style wheels. It had a brake overhaul in 2017 with new hoses and cylinders and is now ready for the road. The car starts well, has very good oil pressure and drives very well. The 1725cc engine and 4 speed plus overdrive gearbox has plenty of power and propels the car down the road with power to spare. The car comes with a current V5C and a file of invoices for the parts used during its renovation. The owner registered the car with the Alpine owners club and they gave the car the I.D. number 3239.

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1965 HUMBER SCEPTRE. Mk1. 1592cc. OVERDRIVE. METALLIC BRONZE. £8295.

This rare Mk1 Humber Sceptre was first registered 1st May 1965 and has a  factory fitted over drive gearbox. It has spent all its life around the Cheshire area. 2 of its recent owners had the car from 1980 to 2018. 38 years with just 2 owners! It had a renovation in mid-90s and again refreshed in 2019 with a full respray. Interior is in very good condition with new carpets. Dash and instruments are excellent.  Good tyres and the correct period wheel trims. Starts and runs fine with a good  working over drive. The engine bay and boot are very clean. Good oil pressure.  Just had a new 3 piece clutch fitted and the brakes have had a rebuild. Very good underside. All locks secure. The history file contains a drivers hand book, 12 old MOTs, some old invoices, tax discs, renovation photos from the 90s and 2019. Road Tax and MOT exempt. Ready for the show season.

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1969 MGC ROADSTER. RECENTLY RESTORED. OSELLI ENGINE. OVERDRIVE. MINERAL BLUE. 73,000 MILES. £22,995
This 1969 MGC Roadster finished in Mineral Blue is a UK car and was first registered 4th December 1969. The mileage shows only 73,000 miles which is believed to be correct. It is road tax and MOT exempt. The car was kept off road for several years and has recently had an extensive restoration by a leading MG Specialist. The engine has been rebuilt by the famous engineering company Oselli and the car has been little used since then. It runs and drives beautifully with the 3 litre 6 cylinder engine showing good oil pressure, sounding fantastic and giving plenty of performance. The overdrive gearbox works very well and the brakes have a new servo fitted. The knock on wire wheels have been powder coated in a chrome effect finish. The interior is very tidy with the seats finished in black leather with white piping. The convertible top is in excellent condition and there is a full tonneau cover with the car. These cars are now now rare and hard to find in this condition and make a good investment.

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1967 MORRIS 1100 Mk1. MOT AND TAX EXEMPT. 16 YEARS IN A CAR COLLECTION. ONLY 3 OWNERS. £4795.

This great little 1100 was first registered 1st November 1967 so is now 53 years old. It is now Road Tax and MOT exempt. The V5 shows only 3 owners from new. The Blue paintwork has been resprayed at some point and the car looks very bright and shiny. The chrome is good and the interior is very good. The car drives well and rides great on the Hydrolastic suspension. A great little car that has spent the last 16 years in a private collection and now needs a new owner to love it and use it!


1963 SUNBEAM HARRINGTON ALPINE SERIES 'C'. OVERDRIVE, RESTORED. £28,995.

This particular car was built on an overdrive-equipped 1962 Alpine and was first registered as 2903 PJ in March 1963, the original buff log book calling it a C Type Alpine Fixed Head Coupe. Optional extras included competition seats; Britax safety belts; Webasto sunroof; arm rests; knee pads; veneered dash panel; heater and demister; electric clock; eggcrate front grille plus various other items all listed in the original factory build sheet on file. They are also all still present on the car today except for the Carlotti steering wheel which was missing and has been substituted for a wood rim wheel with a Harrington centre boss. The car is sporting LeMans badges on the front wings which is incorrect for this model but they have been on the car for about 40 years so will remain. 2903 PJ was a personal plate and by 1986 it had the registration number RVG 60. In 1989 DVLA issued the car with ACC 356A. A retired Sunbeam specialist with over 25 years’ experience of the marque, acquired the car as an unfinished restoration in 2013. At this point the car had been of the road for 15 years. He spent the next six years subjecting it to a total nut-and-bolt rebuild with many invoices and photos to document the work carried out. This included a full engine and overdrive gearbox rebuild; bare shell repaint in the original Carnival Red; all new brakes; new chrome; full retrim including headlining and Webasto sunroof plus numerous other job. 

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