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1966 SUNBEAM TIGER MK1A. EX MET. POLICE CAR. FANTASTIC COND. £54995.

This is a genuine 1966 Sunbeam Tiger that was first registered to the London Metropolitan Police on November 1st 1966. VIN Number: B382002380 HROFE, JAL 662385. Jensen Build Date 26th August 1966. JUL 390D is one of only 4 late MKIA Sunbeam Tigers acquired by London's Metropolitan Police in 1966. The Tiger went into service at the Hampton police station in Middlesex and during its brief 2 year service was widely used as a pursuit vehicle on the new London motorways (M4/A4) for catching speeding motorists. This one is a particularly nice example that has been owned for 15 years by the current owner. Much research was completed into the Metropolitan police Tigers during his ownership. The Tiger was reunited several times with Sergeant Police drivers formerly based at the Hampton police station. A large history file comes with the car that has a lot of old in period pictures, history, old MOT's and invoices etc. Fully restored and equipped with some original police equipment it has the Police radio, Winkworth bell and two tone siren fitted and working. It is said the Police sign was on the rear of the car so as to keep up a ‘Q' car appearance in the rear view mirror of the pursued. The Tiger is fitted with a 302 cu in engine and comes with a fully restored hard top in matching paint, Dunlop safety wheels but otherwise to a standard specification. Featured in Practical Classics Spring 2012. The car has been used regularly over the years for local shows, longer trips and continental touring and has proved to be fast, fun and reliable transport. MOT and TAX exempt but the car has an MOT with no advisories to 22/5/2020. There is even a model of the car available!

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1989 AUDI UR QUATTRO COUPE 2.2 TURBO. LEATHER INTERIOR. TORNADO RED. ENGINE REBUILT. £29,995.

Audi Quattros are referred to among owners and enthusiasts by their engine codes, the earliest 2,144 cc 10v being the "WR" engine, the 2,226 cc 10v being the "MB" engine, and the later 20v being the "RR" engine. This car is an MB Quattro that was first registered 1st January 1989. Production of the Quattro totaled 11,452 units over the period from 1980–1991and through this 11 year production span there were no major changes in the visual design of the car. For the 1983 the dashboard did away with an instrument cluster and now fitted with a green digital LCD cluster. This was later changed in 1988 to an orange LCD electronic instrument cluster. The interior was redesigned in 1984, and featured a whole new dashboard layout, new steering wheel design, and new centre console design, the switches around the instrument panel were also redesigned at this time. This car is finished in the very distinctive colour of Tornado Red and comes with the optional Black Leather interior. The car remains in very good condition having benefited from a body respray some time ago and a recent engine rebuild and mechanical overhaul completed by marque specialist The Quattro Workshop. There is a large history file full of old invoices and MOT's and even the original sales invoice from 1989 when the car cost £32,328.50. Since then the car has had 6 owners and covered only 139,000 miles.

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1969 MGC ROADSTER. RECENTLY RESTORED. OSELLI ENGINE. MINERAL BLUE. 73,000 MILES. £21,995.

This 1969 MGC Roadster finished in Mineral Blue is a UK car and was first registered 4th December 1969 so is this month 50 years old. 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 (this year) 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 sounding fantastic and giving plenty of performance. 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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1959 VW BEETLE 1200. 1 OWNER FOR 58 YEARS. FULLY RESTORED. ORIGINAL PANELS. AMAZING!!! £21,995.

Occasionally you get a car that is a bit special! This VW is one of those special cars. It is just amazing. You will need to come and see the car to get the full picture as it is hard to describe just how nice the car is. This VW Beetle 1200 started of life in 1959 when it was purchased by a British serviceman serving in Germany. It was from new a RHD car. He returned to the UK in 1961 with the car and it was registered8th July 1961. It was then part exchanged for a newer model at the local VW dealership where a young apprentice mechanic took a shine to it and purchased it for a modest sum. That young apprentice still owns the car today some 58 years later. He went on to be a top VW engineer and mechanic traveling regularly to Wolfsburg to do all the VW courses. In 1979 the bug was put away in a dry garage and carefully stored until he retired from work and had the time and expertise to restore the bug to its original beauty. The car was completely dismantled and shot blasted back to bare metal. No new panels where needed and the car retains all original panels, original glass and even original headlamps. The car has had an excellent repaint in the original colour of Mango Green. The interior has also had a full and meticulous restoration including the headling that had to be sourced from the USA. Whilst the body was off the floorpan and running gear was serviced as required, the engine was dismantled and refreshed, all tinware was stove enamelled in the original black. All brakes have been overhauled with a new master cylinder, wheel cylinders, brake pipes, hoses, brake drums, 

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1964 SUNBEAM ALPINE S4. 1600cc. OVERDRIVE. JUST HAD FULL RESTORATION. WEDGEWOOD BLUE. £16,995.

This is a 1964 Sunbeam Alpine Series 4 with a 1600cc engine and 4 speed/overdrive gearbox. It is finished in Wedgewood Blue which I think is the best colour for these cars. 1st registered KMG 856B on 24th August 1964 it is now 56 years old and both Tax and MOT exempt. The mileage is showing 12,900 so we must assume that it is 112,000. An old mot from 1993 in the history file shows the car at 12,204 miles so it has only done 700 miles in the last 27 years. Nothing known before 1993 when the car was purchased by a Kenneth Hicks of Pulborough. It was the cars next owner Tim Collins who started to update the Alpine. By 2010 the car was still in Sussex and now owned by a chap in Bexhill who stripped the car down to restore it but unfortunately passed away before he could complete the job. His friends at the local car club took up the challenge for him and completed the full restoration in 2019 spending over £9000 on parts alone. Their labour was free and the final bill would have been well over £20,000. The car had been stripped to bare metal, restored with new panels and repainted. Engine was rebuilt and gearbox overhauled. All new brakes, clutch, suspension, polybushed, brake/fuel lines, radiator, chrome fittings,  rubber seals, new hood, stainless exhaust, 4 branch manifold, new Weber carb, stainless bumpers and new wiring loom. There is more in the history file. The car has been waxoiled for future protection and is ready to go for the summer season.

1977 MGB ROADSTER IN BLAZE RED. MOT & TAX EXEMPT. CHROME BUMPER CONVERSION. £8995.

This 1977 MGB Roadster finished in Blaze Red was first registered 3rd August 1977 and it is now 43 years old which qualifies it as a road tax and MOT exempt car. The mileage at just 114k is low for a vehicle of this age. The last 2 owners have kept the car for over 30 years and it has recently after a long period off the road been re-commissioned. The car has had a body restoration and has been converted to the chrome bumper look. It has been painted in the correct Blaze Red and looks fantastic. It has had new brake discs and pads, road springs, fuel lines, electrics, brake master cylinder, brake cylinders, new chrome fittings, stainless steel bumpers and overriders, chrome grille, headlamps, rubber seals, new carpets and interior seats. The wheels have been refinished in black with new nuts and chrome trim rings really set them off well. There is a radio/cassette player (untested), a good soft top hood and as new tonneau cover. All in all a nice MGB Roadster that could be yours for the coming summer.

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1963 MGB ROADSTER EARLY PULL HANDLE & 9TH OLDEST KNOWN MGB. TARTAN RED, WIRE WHEELS & OVERDRIVE. £13,995.

This is a very early pull handle GHN3 MGB roadster and is the 9th earliest still known to exist by the MG Clubs register of early cars. The car was first registered 5th February 1963 and is now 57 years old. It is Road tax and MOT exempt. The history file has 15 old MOT's and shows only 6000 miles in the last 25 years but crucially 2000 in the last 4 years. Recently in 2018 it had a huge full service along with external and internal detailing and a bill for £2435 from a leading classic car specialist. It has had a new control box, dynamo, tyres, seat foams and diaphragms, electric fuel pump and battery. Tartan red coachwork with contrasting black interior with original type leather seats with white piping and matching door cards. The interior is very original with a lovely unmolested patina. The body and underside are very clean and free of any structural issues. The chrome work is in good overall condition only showing mild patination in a couple of places . New wire wheels and tyres in 2016. Overdrive on 3rd and 4th gears. Works style fibreglass Hardtop. Le mans style fuel cap. A new mohair soft top with frame along with a full tonneau. This would make an ideal base for a historic competition car and being a pull handle 1963 car it would be eligible for FIA events.

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1980 AUSTIN MORRIS MINI CLUBMAN ESTATE 'WOODIE'.

FANTASTIC ONE OFF MINI. £11,995.

UGF 587W is an eye-catching Mini Clubman Woodie - a quirky twist on the practical Estate fitted with safety upgrades to keep up with modern driving conditions. It was 1st registered 16th September 1980 and is nearly 40 years old. Next year it will be road tax and MOT exempt. It has a detailed history file with over 30 old MOT's and invoices for huge amounts of money spent over the years on transforming the car in to what it is today. Specification: Countryman kit and Limited Edition Side Walk tartan interior trim, custom made to include the folding rear seat, plus all interior cards that are unique to an estate. It has fully restored bodywork (wings, A-posts, scuttle, sills, floors, valance, door skins, etc. all documented) and new or reconditioned mechanicals (also invoiced), including a 12 inch disc brake conversion, with Minilite style wheels and new  Falken 165/60/12 tyres, fully adjustable Hi-Lo suspension front & rear, new dampers, rubber cones and radius arms, Maniflow LCB manifold & exhaust system, Howley inlet, HS4 SU with K&N filter, 1275 clutch, electronic ignition and an uprated, lead-free 998cc tuned engine with uprated cam, from a Mini Thirty Anniversary, professionally rebuilt. Recent regular maintenance included a coolant system overhaul replacing hoses, thermostat, new housing and water pump, plus full service  including new oil / filter, ignition - plugs, leads, rotor, distributor cap, etc. Fitted options are a heated windscreen, stereo JVC hi-fi system with manual.

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1983 JAGUAR XJ6 4.2 AUTOMATIC 4 DOOR SALOON. MET.CLARET AND SAND LEATHER. LOVELY CAR TO DRIVE. £6295.

This is a very nice 1983 Jaguar XJ6 4 door saloon with the 4.2 litre straight six engine and automatic gearbox. It is an early series 3 with the recessed sun visors. It was first registered 23rd August 1983 and is finished in Metallic Claret Red with a Sand leather interior. The car was first owned by National Westminster Bank and was probably a Bank Managers car. They did not skimp on servicing and upkeep and the service book in the original book pack shows the car has had 23 services with the first 11 at Jaguar main dealers. The car is showing a relatively low mileage for its age at only 98,000 miles. The good history file also contains old MOT's and invoicing for the cars upkeep over the years showing that in recent times it has had new brake calipers, brake discs and pads, a full brake rebuild (£1685), engine service, central locking serviced and new wipers. The car has an MOT till December with no advisories and drives very well indeed. It has an electric sunroof, chrome remote door mirrors, fantastic stainless steel wheel covers, good chrome, Jaguar mudflaps all round, carpeted boot, inertia seat belts, electric windows, wooden dash, clarion radio/cassette stereo with 4 good speakers and an electric aerial. The leather interior is in excellent condition. The boot is carpeted and contains the tools in the original tool bag. The engine bay is clean and tidy but not concourse. The car sits on almost new Pirelli 205/70/15 tyres. The car is now 37 years old so the paintwork is not perfect but is still very good and looks clean and bright with a few small marks. An entry in to Jaguar luxury motoring at an affordable price.

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1964 SUNBEAM RAPIER SERIES IV. PILLARLESS COUPE. 1600cc. MANUAL GEARBOX. LOW MILEAGE. FANTASTIC CAR. £12995.

This fantastic Sunbeam Rapier is the series IV model with a 1592cc engine and a 4 speed manual gearbox. Finished in its original 2 tone colour scheme of Metallic Light Green with an Embassy Black roof. It was first registered 20 October 1964 and it is now 56 years old which makes it road tax and MOT exempt. Although it does not require an MOT it has one with no advisories till February 2021. The mileage is very low at only 84,000 (1500 per year) and the car has only covered 10,000 miles in the last 18 years. The car has a nice history filke containing old invoices, MOT's etc. and letters from previous owners confirming the history. In the last 2 years it has had a lot spent on rebuilding the suspension and brakes with new springs, adjustable shock absorbers and new pads, new tachometer, new radio, new seat belts, 5 x new 155/80/13 matching Firestyone tyres, new exhaust and an engine service. It has also received a new dynamo, re-chromed bumpers, a new grille and a repaint in recent years and also had an engine rebuild. The interior is immaculate. The black seats have green piping to match the exterior colour of the car and the black carpets are in good order. The classic wooden dash hold the array of 6 dials, a period radio, lovely clock and there is a map reading light on the passenger door. The engine bay is super clean as can be seen in the picture. This car drives really well and has a good turn of speed.

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1976 TRIUMPH TOLEDO 1.3 RWD. 4 DOOR SALOON. TAX & MOT EXEMPT. HERITAGE CERTIFICATE. £4995
This great little Triumph Toledo 1.3 4 door saloon was first registered 9th March 1976 so is nearly 44 years old and has averaged less than 2500 miles per year during that time. 2 owners kept the car for over 32 years. It is now road tax and MOT exempt. In the history file there are lots of old invoices going back to 1987, magazine articles and 36 old MOT's (out of a possible 40) that proves the car cars mileage and that it has been regularly but sparingly used with only 23,000 in the last 20 years. Although it is MOT exempt it does have a current MOT and the only advisory has been rectified. There is also a heritage certificate with all the details of the car when new. The car is finished in Carmine Red and is in excellent condition all around. The interior is also in good original order with reclining seats, inertia seat belts both front and rear, Dolomite style door cappings and a MW/LW radio. This car has had a lot of money spent on its improvement and upkeep and in recent times has had the following: New alternator, wiper motor, solenoid, coil leads, dizzy cap, points, condensor, carb, radiator, water pump, fuel pump, petrol tank, electronic ignition, brake calipers and pads, thermostat, clutch slave cylinder, clutch master, rear brake hose, brake shoes, road springs, battery, carpets, grill, unleaded fuel cat, radiator hoses, full stainless steel exhaust and more! It has 5 new tyres and a recent service. The underside is in excellent order as is the boot area and the engine bay. The 1296cc engine is nice and smooth and matched to the 4 speed gearbox propels the car along nicely.

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1958 AUTOBIANCHI BIANCHINA TRASFORMABILE 'S'. SUICIDE DOORS AND AS CUTE AS THEY COME. A FEW SENSIBLE UPGRADES. £17,995.

Possibly the cutest looking car I have had the pleasure to sell! The Autobianchi Bianchina is a Micro car based on the running gear of a Fiat 500 and it was manufactured in Italy in the late 50's. It is a rear engined, rear wheel drive car with a 4 speed manual gearbox. It is smaller than a classic Mini and yet still manages to accommodate 4 people inside. The Bianchina was available as a saloon, estate, van, full convertible and as this car is with a fully retracting roof and called the Trasformabile. The Trasformabile was the only model that came with the rear hinged suicide doors, a more powerful engine and a duotone paint finish. It is also one of the rarer 'Special' models that had even more power at a huge 21bhp from its 499cc engine. This car still has its original Italian log book from the 50's and 60's all stamped up with the owners and there is a certificate of membership of the Motor Club Historic of Italy in the substantial history file. This fantastic and very rare came came to the UK in 2014 and was sold through Coys auction house with an estimate of £19-22k in the catalogue a copy of which comes with the car. The first UK owner had the car registered with DVLA who issued an age related plate 486 UYP. He then sold the car in 2016 to the current owner who over the next 20 months prepared the car for the Microcar Liege-Brescia-Liege rally across 1600km of european roads and most of the famous mountain passes. He spent over £4000 preparing the car and the invoices are in the file. Money and time was well spent as the car proved to be reliable and finished 4th overall and 1st in class. A full report on the rally is in 

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