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1959 Austin-Healey 3000 Mark I Jamaican

The rare car we offer was exported new to the U.S. in 1960 as an Ivory White Austin-Healey 3000 BT7 4-seater. As with many old sports cars, it fell into disrepair and was turned into a Fiberfab Jamaican in the late 1960s. These stylish sports coupe bodies, designed by Chris […]

1953 Bentley R-Type Continental

After creating some lightweight bodies on the Bentley Mark VI chassis, coachbuilding firm H.J. Mulliner was contracted to design and construct the R-type Continental prototype, affectionately named “Olga.” Exhaustive road testing resulted in modification of the gearbox to a direct-ratio top gear and a lowered rear-axle ratio for enhanced performance. […]

1964 Aston Martin DB5

Clothed in aluminum “saloon” bodywork by Milanese design house Carrozzeria Touring, Aston Martin chassis DB51681R is resplendent in Snow Shadow Grey over red Connolly leather. Delivered new to Mr. A. White on July 7, 1964, this 5-speed DB5 spent much of its life in the U.K. until it was purchased […]

1929 Bentley 4½ Litre Tourer

This striking and impressive car is an archetypal example of its genre and makes exactly the statement that one expects when one conjures the idea of a vintage Bentley — a beautiful sports tourer with great physical presence. Thanks to the existence of the Cricklewood factory records and exhaustive work […]

1988 Aston Martin V8 Vantage Volante “X-Pack”

Bolstered by the on-screen exploits of Sean Connery in the box-office hit “Goldfinger,” every man, woman, and child with a pulse yearned to own an Aston Martin DB5 in the mid-1960s. But it didn’t take long before the English marque’s premier grand tourer — and the remarkably similar DB6 that […]

1938 Alvis 4.3-Litre Short-Chassis Drophead Coupe

Pre-war development of the 6-cylinder Alvis culminated in the announcement in August 1936 of the 4.3-Litre, designed by the company’s distinguished Chief Engineer, Captain George Smith-Clarke. The 4.3-Litre was based on the 3½-liter Speed 25 introduced the previous year, powered by an enlarged version of Alvis’ new seven-bearing, overhead-valve engine […]

1991 Ford RS200

As the copy of a letter from Ford Motorsport, signed by Bob Howe [Ford’s RS200 program sales chief] and dated October 15, 1991, indicates, this RS200 was sold new to a Swedish enthusiast for £57,498. It was one of the few RS200s to have been finished in dark red when […]

1954 Jaguar XK 120 SE Coupé

Arguably the most famous of all the rebodied Jaguar XK 120s, this solitary example by Carrozzeria Pinin Farina was dispatched new as a standard SE roadster to Max Hoffman (Jaguar’s U.S. East Coast distributor) in New York in May 1954. The accompanying Jaguar Heritage Trust certificate reveals that the car […]

1976 Triumph TR6

The beautiful Java Green TR6 from 1976 presented here has led a particularly sheltered life, having been retained in a small collection of sports cars in Southern California from 2006 through 2021. This beautifully preserved TR6 showed just 12,150 miles at the time of cataloging, and has benefited from recent […]

1937 Jaguar SS 100 Roadster

Launched for 1936, the SS100 was the first real high-performance model produced by SS Cars Limited and used a new Weslake-developed overhead-valve engine in a shortened SS1 chassis. The introduction of the OHV unit was considered to justify the adoption of a new name for the series, SS Cars boss […]