Category Archives: British

True survivor: 1965 Sunbeam Tiger

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The seller of this Sunbeam Tiger claims to have bought the car from a dot-com guy in San Francisco some year ago, and that the car is a real survivor. The person from whom he bought it, in fact, was … Continue reading

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Protein cure: 1964 Sunbeam Tiger

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The intent of many car builders during the 60s and 70s was to build beautiful, powerful but not overly expensive cars, and there was only one way to achieve this. In fact, the solution consisted of coupling a European body, … Continue reading

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Unknown issue: 1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 O.T.S.

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Another E-Type Jaguar? Why not? In the end it is an icon of the automotive industry and, last but not least, it is beautiful. But if the E-Type roadster looks beautiful in picture you should see one live: now we … Continue reading

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The mummy: 1969 Jaguar E-Type O.T.S.

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We have seen cars to be restored in any conditions, but it is the first time we see one that recalls the appearance of Tutankhamun’s mummy when Howard Carter took it out of his sarcophagus. Maybe that’s because of the … Continue reading

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Death Valley cat: 1954 Jaguar D-Type replica

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In the middle of Death Valley we would have expected everything but certainly not a Jaguar D-Type, even if it is a replica. A beautiful replica we must add, in the sense that even though it does not seem reproduced … Continue reading

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Same lady since ’92: 1963 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 FHC

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It is becoming increasingly rare (as with all classic cars) to find an E-Type first series that has survived the passing of time and the rearrangements of previous owners. This seems to be one of those survivors. The seller says … Continue reading

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1/70/325: 1958 Peerless GT

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This is another car born during the “fiberglass era” but it is not American but English, and like many cars handcrafted in England it is equipped with Triumph engine and transmission. This happened because, unlike the clichés, the engine and … Continue reading

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Transplanted: 1969 Aston Martin DBS

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This Aston Martin DBS is one of the few cars produced with the right hand drive (the seller claims that only 181 were produced with this configuration), has an uncommon color for an Aston and also another peculiarity. The engine … Continue reading

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#73: 1960 Italia 2000 by Vignale

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Italia 2000’s were not produced according to the Vignale body number sequence but, as far as we know, we suppose that this car was built in 1960: at least three were the production years of this special car so the margin … Continue reading

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American aluminium: 1951 Nash Healey LeMans

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Before the Chevrolet Corvette there was no american sports car but the Nash Healey Le Mans, built thanks to a joint venture between the refigrator maker Kelvinator, and the british automaker Donald Healey. The joint venture with a british company … Continue reading

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