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1987 AUSTIN MINI PARK LANE. RARE LTD EDITION. ONLY 32 ON THE ROAD. 58K MILES. RESTORED. £4995.

The Park Lane was one in a series of limited edition Minis based on upmarket London landmarks: Picadilly, Chelsea, Mayfair and the Ritz also featured. Identifying features of the Park Lane included a sports steering wheel, stereo radio/cassette player, “Exclusive” Park Lane interior trim, unique exterior brightwork and a “distinctive black exterior with graphics”. Output was limited to just 1,500 examples. This Park Lane was first registered 5th May 1987. D817 SNT is a very smart example which has seen some major expenditure in recent years. The car has been restored over the last two years, which included fitting a new rear sub-frame, new rear suspension, shock absorbers, brake hoses and pipes, new battery, 2 new tyres, new rubbers, new radiator, new carpets, new wings and panels, exhaust and water pump amongst many other items. The car was also re-sprayed  in Black Tulip. It is believed that the car was taken off the road by the previous owner around 2001 and stored until our 2017. The recorded mileage – 58,269 – is believed to be correct. The car has an MOT to April 2020. The 998cc engine and 4 speed gearbox are in fine working order and push the car along willingly.  There is a good history file of old invoices, MOT's etc showing over £3300 spent recently. At the very reasonable price, this Mini is a very attractive proposition and a practical and economical entry into classic car ownership.

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1976 MG MIDGET 1500. GLACIER WHITE. TAX AND MOT EXEMPT. FULLY RESTORED IN SUPERB CONDITION. £6495.

PGC 878P is a really lovely 1976 MG Midget 1500 in Glacier White that was first registered 43 years ago on 17th May 1976. It is now road tax and MOT exempt but it still carries an MOT through till April 2020 with no advisories. It has only covered 74,000 miles from new and the 22 old MOT's in the file prove the mileage and that it has covered only 8000 miles in the last 25 years. The car comes with a BL Heritage certificate showing all the details of the car when new. In 2008 the car was the subject of a full body, paint and mechanical restoration which was done very well. The interior was also treated to a very nice red leather interior to replace the old black vinyl one. At this time it also had re-furbished Rostyle wheels, new clutch, new tyres and a stainless steel exhaust. The car has only covered 4000 miles since being restored and remains in excellent condition. The last owner has spent over £2000 in the last 2 years and has had a new battery, hose kit, timing chain, engine electrics, a new hood and hood cover, polybushed suspension, wheel trims, rubber mats, seat belts, oil cooler, brake servo, a new steering wheel, uprated EBC disc brakes with green stuff pads, clutch slave, Sparkrite electronic ignition and a nice roll over bar fitted. Plus more! This car looks great, sounds great and goes great. Ready to enjoy this summer.



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1974 NSU RO80 CONVERTIBLE. ONLY 2 BUILT. RX7 ROTARY ENGINE. AMAZING RARE CAR. £11,995.

This amazing NSU RO80 was first registered as a standard RO80 4 door saloon in January 1974. In 1990 Simon Kremer who ran RO80 specialists Rotechniks decided he wanted to build himself a convertible conversion of the car for himself and successfully did so. He showed the completed to car to the chairman of the UK RO80 owners club Ashley Turner and he was so impressed with the style and quality of the build that he commissioned Rotechnics to build another one for him to own. The cost to Ashley in 1991 for the conversion was over £9000 which was then a huge sum to convert a car. The car for sale here is the very car that Rotechniks built for Ashley Turner. The donor car when converted was stripped to a bare metal shell and had 12 inches removed from behind the front doors along with the roof before being heavily strengthened to retain the rigidity. The car was then cleverly re-paneled as a 2 door. There was a lot more to the conversion and the details can be found in the history file along with a photographic history of the conversion. The car was painted in a beautiful metallic Beige colour and then treated to a thorough anti rust treatment. The original but somewhat troublesome NSU wankel engine was replaced with a later and superior Mazda RX7 Rotary engine at the same time but retained the NSU semi automatic manual gearbox. 

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1998 MINI MAYFAIR AUTOMATIC. JAPAN SPEC WITH AIR CONDITIONING. TAHITI BLUE. ONLY 54K MILES. £6295.

Dating from 1998 this smart Tahiti blue 1.3 Mayfair with white roof was originally exported to the land of the rising sun. As a Japanese spec car, it features something of a monster spec – for a Mini - including automatic transmission, walnut trim, half leatherette and sports checker trim (think Burberry) with cream door cards, air conditioning and a face-off stereo with MD/CD capability. As is so often the case with JDM spec cars, they tend to have covered lower mileages and this shows just 87,076 km which equates to just over 54,000 miles. Since import in 2014, the car has had just three UK owners and has been driven just 5000 miles. In the last owners hands for the past two, the car was bought as a gift for his wife who didn’t use it so it has sat in his collection. The documents with the car include a UK V5 and just one old MOT. The car has a fresh MOT with no advisories till June 2020. It has recently had a new battery, brake pads, a set of Falken tyres, a wax oil treatment and a service.

1995 DAIMLER SIX. 4.0 SWB MODEL. SIMPLY STUNNING FULLY RESTORED AWARD WINNING CAR. ONLY 68K MILES. £6995
This is a 1995 Daimler Six (X 300 model) SWB 4.0 litre Automatic. 249BHP and 0-60 in just 7.8 seconds. Only 1362 cars were built and less than 100 survive today. This beautiful car was first registered to a Mr. Baxter in Bradford 11th April 1995. After just one year the car had a new owner a Mr. Wells in Leeds. He kept the car for 15 years until he passed away. The third and last owner is however the most significant owner. This Kent based gentleman had always wanted a Daimler and fulfilled his wish when he came across this low mileage car for sale in 2011. The car was by now looking a little tired and he embarked on a full restoration and re-paint of the car with just about everything being renewed or reconditioned. Over £20,000 was spent getting the car to the fantastic condition that it is now in and the car was then used for local and Jaguar/Daimler owners club meetings where it was greatly admired winning several awards. It even featured twice in the Daimler Clubs magazine. The last owner continued to pamper the car for the next 8 years with no expense spared for the continued improvement of the car. This included new, pads, shoes, discs, calipers, belts, wheel bearings, filters, plugs, timing chain, tensioners, filters, ac regas, drop links, bushes, alternator, water pump, road springs, shock absorbers, sensors, coil, radiator and much more.  

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1993 MINI MAYFAIR AUTOMATIC. 1275 cc. BRIGHT RED STUNNER WITH ONLY 45K MILES. £5795

It was generally assumed that the Mini would cease production following the introduction of the more practical hatchback Metro in 1980, although the product planners at the factory had never looked at it this way. In fact the venerable Mini was to outlive the new pretender by a full two years, soldiering on until 2000, supported by the Cooper models and a range of special editions which kept interest in the product alive. The Mayfair Edition was in production from 1982 until 1994 and featured luxuries such as a rev counter, servo-assisted front disc brakes, plastic wheel arch extensions and sill covers, opening rear side windows and plush velour seats, ‘added value’ extras which made the humble Mini surprisingly comfortable. This little stunner has had just two owners from new with the last for  22 years and has covered a whisker under 45,000 miles from new. Ordered as an automatic, it spent 10 years in storage from 2006 until 2016, getting a proper recommissioning in 2018 with invoices on file. It is MOTd until February 202 with no advisories and as you can see, is in lovely condition. Frugal, fun and easy to drive thanks to its four-speed auto-box, this smart little Mayfair remains to factory standard spec and as such has excellent investment potential.

1969 VOLVO P1800S COUPE. 2.0 LITRE/CARBS. SOUGHT AFTER MODEL. MANUAL+O/DRIVE.  £23,995.

The decidedly avant-garde styling of the P1800 was the work of Pelle Petterson. Immortalised by the hit TV series The Saint starring Roger Moore, the model sold well, with 39,407 Coupes and 8,077 Estates produced between 1961 and 1973. This largely very original right hand drive, matching numbers 1800 S Coupe was manufactured in 1969 and was with the last but one owner for 12 years. The current owner purchased the car for his collection last year and has enjoyed the it but has to sell to make room for another recent purchase. It has recently (2017/18) benefited from an expensive and comprehensive professional bodywork restoration (with supporting bills) and now has very good bodywork, Red paintwork and an excellent Black vinyl interior trim. It has the more powerful (original, numbers matching) 2 litre B20 engine on SU carbs with manual/overdrive gearbox. Fitted with a Webasto sun roof. Just had new set of stainless steel bumpers fitted. Seat belts have been changed to inertia reel for better comfort. There is also a period Radiomobile radio and a modern Sony CD/Radio fitted. The large history file contains 20 old MOT's, old log books and invoices for over £32,000. In the last 5 years alone they add up to over £18,000 showing the level of the restoration completed.

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1979 MGB "ORCHARD SPECIAL" ROADSTER. FANTASTIC CONVERSION. BROOKLANDS GREEN. £9995.

This fantastic looking car is an 1979 MGB Roadster fitted with a RPS bumper conversion kit. The car is finished in a fresh coat of the correct Brooklands Green and was first registered 6th March 1979. It was then a rubber bumper model but has been converted by us with a RPS front and rear body kit painted to match the rest of the car. The suspension has been lowered and the car sits on a set of re-furbished Rostyle wheels with good tyres to give the stunning look it now has. Being 40 years old the car is MOT and tax exempt in but has an MOT with no advisories till November 2019. The car has covered only 38,000 miles from new and until last year had sat unused and dry stored for over 20 years. The last owner (a famous musician) rescued the car and had it recommissioned for the road. The car has just had new black seat covers, sun visors, chrome wipers, washer bag, MG badge, chrome mirrors, alloy rocker cover and a new soft top hood fitted.  Mechanically the car is very good and the 1800cc engine runs very sweetly with good oil pressure and the 4 speed plus overdrive gearbox works smoothly in all gears. The engine bay is very clean and tidy. Bodily the car has been restored and repainted and the interior re-fitted  There is a full tonneau cover and a hood tonneau. The boot area is very clean and houses the spare wheel, original jack and tonneau bars in their original bags. There is also new car cover. The Green paint with the stainless grill and bonnet badge shine beautifully and the whole look of the car is superb and a little like the MGB RV8.

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