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1966 SUNBEAM TIGER Mk1a. ROAD LEGAL FULL RACE PREPARED CAR.  MEDITERRANEAN BLUE. £54,995.

This is a genuine 1966 Sunbeam Tiger that is very well known to the Tiger community. It has been owned, prepared and successfully raced both here and in Europe for 20 years by the current owner. Whilst the car is a fully prepared race car it has always remained road legal for the odd exciting road trip now and then. The car is on the button and ready to go. Could easily be put back to a road only car. Below are the basic details of the car and more detail can be discussed with the owner. The car can be viewed at the preparation centre near Birmingham.

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1966 TRIUMPH VITESSE 6 SALOON. TAX & MOT EXEMPT. RESTORED AT HUGE EXPENSE. NIGHTFIRE RED. £8295

This Vitesse was first registered 11th March 1966. It has the 1596cc straight six engine which sounds fantastic. It is exempt from both Road Fund Tax and MOT's. The last owner has had the car for 3 years in which time he has restored the car and there is a large file of receipts for the parts and work done for over £7000. This includes overhauled brakes,  new calipers, discs, drums, brake cylinders, thermostat, water pump, gear knob, hoses, distributor, carbs, starter motor, heater, sealed fuel tank, oil cooler, fuel lines, steering wheel, battery, recon gearbox, rear shocks, stainless exhaust, clutch slave. rear diff alternator conversion and more.  The body has been refreshed and painted in Nightfire Red with a silver side flash. The car looks great in this colour and it sits on a set of steel wheels with chrome embellishers and hubcaps that look fantastic. The engine bay is very clean. The interior is also neat and tidy with black trim and red carpets. The wooden dash and door trims are in good condition. It has had a recent service and is ready to go. The mileage reads 88,000 (not warranted) and the history file with old MOT's shows the car has done only 8,000 miles in the last 23 years. Just passed an MOT with no advisories..

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1968 MGB ROADSTER (GHN4). WIRE WHEELS. CHROME BUMPERS. OVERDRIVE. TAX & MOT EXEMPT. £9,995.
This lovely MGB Roadster has everything you can look for in a MGB. It has knock on wire wheels, overdrive gearbox, chrome bumpers, convertible stowaway hood and is Road Tax and MOT exempt. It was first registered 1st August 1968 and it has had only 5 owners and covered just 115,000 miles in the next 53 years. The car looks superb finished in Inca Yellow and fitted with the painted silver knock on wire wheels with a good set of tyres. The paint is very good and the chrome shines albeit with a bit of pitting. A pair of MG mudflaps are fitted to the rear. The interior is a nice place to be with an upgraded pair of seats (the passenger seat has a mark on the backrest), black carpets and a full compliment of dials to look at on the dashboard. The original steering wheel looks just right. The boot is carpeted throughout and houses the spare wheel and the packaway soft top. There are also the original tools and bag and a tonneau cover. The 1800cc 4 cylinder 'B' series engine runs well with good oil pressure and mated to the 4 speed plus overdrive gearbox provides ample power out on the open road. It has a stainless steel exhaust system. The engine bay is tidy with an alloy rocker cover fitted to the engine. Overall an MGB that has all the desirable features that can be used, shown and enjoyed by the next owner.

1969 HAWK COBRA 289 LE MANS. STUNNING EXAMPLE OF A STUNNING CAR. 4.5V8 + 5 SPEED. BRITISH RACING GREEN. £48,995.

The Hawk Cobra 289 Le Mans is considered to be on of the best Cobra models available and this particular car has been built to a very high standard with no expense spared and amazing attention to detail. The car is correctly registered on the V5 as a Hawk 289 Cobra and registered 1st May 1969. The 1969 registration makes it tax exempt. It does have a current MOT with no advisories to 8th April 2022. The actual build date was 1995/6 when the car was built by the first owner at huge expense and he kept the car till 2012 when the current owner purchased the car. So only 2 owners since being built and only 6000 miles driven. The Le Mans version as can be seen in the pictures emulates the original 289 Hard top Cobra's that ran in the Le Mans race in the 1960's and in my opinion is the nicest looking of all the Cobra's. The large history file has receipts showing the builder spent over £18,000 on parts alone plus the considerable labour costs. The current owner has spent a further £15,000 in the last 9 years to get the car to where it is today. It is running a 4.5 litre V8  with a Holley carb that sounds fantastic and has lots of power mated with a 5 speed gearbox. This combination propels the car down the road very quickly providing big smiles all the way but can be driven sedately at low speeds with ease. It sits on Green 15 inch knock on wire wheels shod with a new set of Blockley 205/70/15 tyres. The brakes are vented discs with 4 pot calipers and an adjustable brake bias. The rear end is jaguar and it has adjustable shock absorbers. 

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1965 SUNBEAM TIGER Mk1. RHD UK CAR. BRITISH RACING GREEN.

HUDDART BUILT ENGINE. £57,995. 

OVX 3D was first registered 31st December 1965 and is an original right hand drive home market UK car. Chassis number B9472893 Jal number 562457. It has had only 6 owners in 56 years. The current owner purchased the car 7 years ago from the previous owner of 12 years. Between them they have restored the car both bodily and mechanically.

 Stage 1:  by previous owner prior to 2014. Complete body restoration including bare metal respray in British Racing Green

Full interior and mechanical restoration over a 6-year period with file of bills and invoices. New mohair soft top. New 15" 'Minilite' Wheels. Front wings, valance, rear quarters, inner and outer sills all genuine heritage parts

 Stage 2: 2014 to 2016 by current owner. New Suspension with new springs and adjustable shock absorbers, new stainless steel exhaust, full brake refurb with uprated pads. New Dashboard. Electronic ignition, alternator. New radiator and Kenlowe electric fan.Full engine rebuild in 2015 by Huddart Engines to road/track specification using original engine block. Custom pistons, eagle crank & rods, unleaded alloy head, big valves, arp bolts, hi volume oil pump, centreforce clutch, crane cam, roller rockers, Holley 600 dp, petronix elec. ign., all balanced.  Approximately 8000 miles since completion of engine rebuild.

 

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1961 AUSTIN A40 FARINA MK1. RED WITH BLACK ROOF. TAX AND MOT EXEMPT. DRIVES GREAT. £6995

This very tidy MK1 Farina was restored and owned by the former technical advisor of the A40 owners club. The restoration process was carried out around eight years ago. The A40 could be purchased driven and shown straight away by its new owner. The little Austin really draws attention around town. Externally the car looks great in red over black and the car has a nice Patina about it. The car is also good on the underside and waxoyled for protection. Under the engine bay the car has benefited from an engine rebuild with unleaded head as well as the cars engine bay been detailed which is still very clean and tidy. Mechanically the cars 948cc engine pulls and runs well and the cars transmission is smooth with no rattles or whines and overall the car provides a good drive. The braking system works as it should with new brake master and in frame cylinders fitted. The cars interior is very tidy and has obviously been retrimmed during the restoration period with the seats recovered in black vinyl with red piping setting the cars colour scheme off nicely. There are red carpets in very good order. The car is serviced and ready to go. The mileage is showing at 77,000 although this can't be warranted. There is a history file with old receipts, MOT's etc and it seems the car has only covered 3,000 miles in the last 11 years. Just enough to keep it healthy. New MOT till 14th Jully 2022.

1962 TRIUMPH TR4. OVERDRIVE. BRITISH RACING GREEN. RESTORED. MOT & TAX EXEMPT. FAST ROAD ENGINE. £22,995.

This delightful 1962 Triumph TR4 has had a significant amount of time and financial investment carried out on her in recent years by consecutive owners . The car was first registered 27th April 1962 and is an original RHD home market car. Now 59 years old it is both road tax and MOT exempt. The body was restored about 10 years ago and remains in excellent order. The British Racing Green paintwork looks fantastic with bright chrome all round and sitting on wire knock on wheels fitted with new matching whitewall banded tyres. The engine was rebuilt in 2016 with new liners and pistons increasing the cubic capacity to 2290cc, Fast Road camshaft, Vernier cam sprocket, high capacity oil pump, the cylinder head has also been converted to run on unleaded fuel and the car has excellent oil pressure. In addition to this, an electric fuel pump and pressure regulator have been fitted. A high velocity aluminium radiator and an electric fan have been fitted as well as a aluminium fuel tank, vented front disc brakes, new road springs and a retro radio. A multitude of other items are shown in the history file including: electronic ignition, coil, cap, plugs, engine mounts, fuse box, servo, distributor, wheel cylinders, brake shoes, ball joints, halogen lamps, brake pipes, bump stops and more. The interior is a really nice place to be with cream leather seats finished with green piping, new green carpets, a Moto Lita style wooden steering wheel, rear seat conversion and a black soft top hood. The car drives with no known faults and the overdrive system on the gearbox operates correctly.  

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1966 MGB GT. EARLY GHD3 CAR. MINERAL BLUE. WEBASTO ROOF. OVERDRIVE. TAX & MOT EXEMPT. SUPERB. LOW MILEAGE. £13,495.

KMO 672D (original number) is an early GHD3 chassis car from the first 12 months of GT production that was first registered 13th September 1966. It comes with a Heritage certificate that tells us that the car was (and still is) Mineral Blue and ordered with the disc wheels it still wears. The car was delivered to Hewens Garage in Maidenhead for its new owner and it has had only 6 owners in 55 years. The 4th owner in Chichester purchased the car in 1993 and kept the car for 25 years till 2018. There is a comprehensive history file from his ownership showing that he lavished a huge amount of time and money restoring and improving the car. The car is showing only 68,000 miles on the clock which although cannot be warranted is thought to be correct. It has covered only 19k in the last 25 years. The long term owner found the car back in 1993 and began the restoration project. The 1800cc engine was rebuilt including a stage 2 unleaded cylinder head and coupled to the rebuilt overdrive gearbox pushes the car along with plenty of power and performance. The major bodywork restoration was entrusted to Autosure Motor Company of Horsham and then well known MG restoration specialist Robin Lackford Engineering of Cowfold. The detailed invoicing in the file shows over £20,000 spent. Since the restoration it has also had a new stainless steel exhaust, dashboard, inertia belts, an interior re-trim, fuel tank, radiator, clutch master, waxoil treatment, k&N filters, starter motor, 12 volt battery conversion,  steering wheel, carbs, front suspension rebuild, electronic ignition and a beautiful Tudor Webasto sliding roof fitted. 

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1960 SUNBEAM RAPIER SERIES 3 CONVERTIBLE 69 AYM VERY NICE EXAMPLE OF A VERY RARE CAR. £16995.

A rare example of one of the Rootes groups most stylish four seat convertibles. Registered in September 1960, this fine example has had just four registered keepers from new, the second Cyril Brown for most of its life. Purchased by Cyril in 1962 the Rapier was kept garaged at his Shepperton home and used for weekend runs during the summer months which suggest its mileage of 48,000 is genuine. Cyril commissioned Bryan Witthington from Southampton a long time Rapier owners club member to undertake a bodywork refurbishment in the late 1980’s. This consisted of making good any corrosion to the front and rear wings at the same time a pair of new old stock factory sills were fitted. The all important inner front wings are rock solid as is the floor and underside cruciform bracing. The complete car was then re sprayed in its attractive original scheme of Moonstone over Powder Blue. Paintwork is almost flawless the odd little mark doing nothing to detract from its appearance and still looking incredibly fresh with a great shine. Likewise the brightwork is all in fine shape with no evidence of serious pitting to the chrome or corrosion to the all to rare lower cooling grills. The car has the benefit of overdrive fitted operating on third and top gear making cruising a pleasure. To the front is fitted a period badge bar and two auxiliary driving lamps again in period and reminiscent of the successful works team cars. The Rapier has just been fully serviced and sits on four excellent 15inch tyres making for a luxury ride. For the not so clement days 69 AYM sports a new dark blue mohair hood.

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