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This pure English thoroughbred is capable of achieving 100mph out of the 2.5 ltr Riley engine. The Riley RMD was only produced between 1949-1951 and there was only 500 built. Out of the 500 that were built from the research that we have done it is uncertain how many were built left hand drive for the northern American market. But as records show there was around 130 exported right hand drive to right hand drive countries around the world making this particular Riley a very rare car indeed.
This vehicle has had a costly restoration from the ground up. This restoration consisting of what is believed to be Conley red leather seat, a brand new roof lining internal and external (just fitted) and all mechanics rebuilt. As shown in the pictures this vehicle is still featuring the Coventry badge proving it authenticity as a Coventry built motor vehicle with was a Australian delivery. The engine number and badge numbers are all matching. So if you are looking for a very rare motor car with parts that are easily assessable in Australia this would be an ideal vehicle. This rare classic convertible will sell; it was an ex gentleman’s car, was kept dry and well maintained over a 30 year period.
This 1974 - 450 SL cabriolet sports has been garaged and well kept by its previous owner. It has only 98,000km's showing on the clock believed to be original and has benefited from a respray and a new roof lining added. It handles exceptionally well as you would expect from a V8 Mercedes of this era. It has an automatic transmission and all the electric options are in good working order. This car is complete and comes with the optional hard top cover which is in near new condition.
This Australian delivered MGA 1600 is known for it's power and sleek lines, it has two comfortable bucket style seats and a 4 speed transmission. This particular MGA has benefited from a costly restoration bringing it back to a very high standard. The paint, trim, convertible soft top roof and motor present impeccably well. There is a DVD that can be viewed of the bare metal restoration this vehicle underwent. The prior owner used this as a club car and ensured that it was regularly serviced. We feel that this classic English convertible would be an enjoyable investment.
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The standard motor cars were know as exactly that, a standard motor but over the years they have proven to be a very reliable little motor car at an entry level price. This one features the Standrive transmission with a push button on the top of the gear stick lever which acts as a semi automatic - a very advanced tool of its time. This is a very clean and tidy example with the original manuals, jack and spares. A sound piece of English history.
The Austin name is very strong in the English motoring history due to being a very economical and reliable motor car. The Austin A40 Devon was known as the middle range family sedan of their era. This little Austin has benefited from restoration a short time ago and would be ideal for someone that is after a reliable, neat, rust free, 4 speed, restored vehicle.
This 1934 Gloria has a wonderful history. It was a special order for Triumph's Managing Director Claude Holbrook who owned the Triumph Dealership in Melbourne at the time. In 1966 Mr Don Bain tracked the car down and purchased it. Don Bain and his father Bud then restored the car over a 15 year period which at the time they called the finest little Saloon in the land. Don Bain was also a Triumph dealer in Melbourne during the early years.
* This vehicle has a 4 cylinder 1087cc Coventry climax engine.
* Overhead inlet and side exhaust.
* It has a four speed gear box with special free wheel selection a feature of which allows clutch less gear changing in heavy and slow traffic.
* It has 12 inch lock head hydraulic brakes on all four wheels.
* The body was made by Ruskin Body Work LTD in Melbourne.
* Chassis #673.
This car was invited to the MotorClassica in 2011 at Melbourne. It is believed to be one of only 5 in the world of its body shape. This is a part of my private collection and is the first time I have offered it for sale. It is listed close the the insured price.
Please take the time to read the article on my 'In the press' section about this Triumph and its history, a very rare car for Australia in deed. Pre 1940 Triumphs are a very sought after commodity in the world. This vehicle has appeared in many articles and books have been written featuring this particular car.
This 1991 XJS V12 convertible was the last of this luxurious make and model to be built. The vehicle has been meticulously maintained by it's owner. This model featuring automatic transmission, electric options including electric roof. It has a lot of power and is capable of reaching 150 miles per hour on the specifications. The leather and carpet interior would warrant a score of 80/ 100 and this vehicle has also recently benefited from new roof lining in the original color. It is very smooth through the gear change and handles very well as you would expect for the top of the range XJS V12 - 5.3 litre of its era. Currently on full registration. Certainly worth an inspection and test drive.
This 1926-25 Buick Tourer right hand drive built car has a fisher body. It has the original compliance plate featured on the firewall. It has had a full restoration some time ago and was loved and looked after by its previous owner. The Buick name is strong in motoring history due its introduction of a 4 wheel braking system and 6 cylinder motor; at least 4 years before its competitors including Chevrolet. This particular tourer featuring 4 wheel brakes, 60hp OHV engine has a very strong motor and is very reliable. It has benefited from the work carried out by its previous owner. The roof and wet weather gear presents like new. The seats and trim present very well and it has most recently 5 new genuine white wall Firestone tires added so that it is carrying double spares on the back. This would make a very nice touring vehicle for club events.
Here you have a 1972 Daimler Sovereign in original condition. It is showing 98,000 miles on the clock believed to be original. The leather seats front and back are still in wonderful condition for its age. It is very smooth through the automatic gear change and is very powerful as you would expect from a 4.2lt Daimler of its era. It is a club car and is currently on club registration but will be sold unregistered. It has been well maintained by its previous owner for many years and handles very well. This vehicle comes with a workshop manual and many receipts for money spent. Price is inclusive of some new spares.
This is the car that started it all for Holden. It is known as the 48 - 215 or the FX Holden. It was launched at the motor show in 1948 many thought it wouldn't work because it was the first car that was ever built not on a chassis. The rest of the world laughed and said when you tow a boat or a caravan that it would fall apart. They were wrong this changed the whole way car companies manufactured motor cars no longer building them on a chassis. It was a new era of motoring history. This vehicle was part of a private collection in a museum. It has the miles showing on the clock being 31,520. It has always been garaged in the museum and was kept on full registration and has some very unique features; nasco accessories including the original radio, beautiful grey interior, 4 brand new tires and it is still featuring the original black and yellow number plates ***GMH - 215*** which are in very good condition and on their own would be valued between $5,000.00 to $10,000.00. A vehicle like this with original low miles and being the first of the Holden brand will only increase in value making it a very usable investment.