Saturday 28 February 2015


Phone: +44(0)1794 390 895
Email: click here to email Ivor Bleaney
Open 7 days viewing, by appointment only

  1952 Jowett Jupiter For Sale In Landford, Wiltshire 


As Rare As They Come 1952 Jowett Jupiter Flat 4. Jowett's where well known for their competition success with the Jupiter having a record breaking class win at the 1950 Le Mans 24 hour race and an outright win at the 1951 Monte Carlo rally. In 2009 this example underwent a total body off restoration to the last nut and bolt with full photographic evidence available. Although fully race prepared also perfect for the Sunday afternoon cruise with the roll cage being easily removed. Finished in Primrose with stone interior. Black hood rear luggage carrier. Probably the finest example in existence a real piece of history a pure investment and totally unrepeatable THIS IS A FULL DESCRIPTION AND A COMPLETE SET OF PHOTOS. WE ARE DELIGHTED TO SUPPLY YOU WITH ANY FURTHER INFORMATION YOU MAY REQUIRE IF YOU MAKE A PERSONAL PHONE CALL TO US ON (01794) 390895 BETWEEN 10.00 am & 6.00 pm ANY DAY.


Thursday 26 February 2015



The 2000 GTV (V - for 'veloce', or 'quick' in Italian) was introduced in 1971 together with the 2000 Berlina sedan and 2000 Spider. The 2000 range was the replacement for the 1750 range. Once again the engine was rationalised throughout the range. The engine displacement was increased to 1962 cc with a change of the bore and stroke to 84 mm × 88.5 mm. Oil and radiator capacities remained unchanged. The engine produced 132 PS (97 kW; 130 hp) at 5500 rpm with the SPICA fuel injection, which, once again, was only fitted to cars destined for the United States and Canadian markets, with carburettors retained for other markets producing officially the same power. 37,459 GTVs were made before production ended.

Externally the 2000 GTV is most easily distinguished by the following features:
  • Grille with horizontal chrome bars, featuring protruding blocks forming the familiar Alfa heart in outline.
  • Smaller hubcaps with exposed wheel nuts.
  • Optional aluminium "Millerighe" alloys first seen on the Montreal.
  • The larger rear light clusters first fitted to United States market 1750 GTV's were standard for all markets on the 2000 GTV. USA market rear turn signals were red instead of yellow on non-USA models. The side marker lamps were larger and did not have a turn signal flash feature.

The car offered here (ch#AR*2439344) is a 105.21 model, first registered in Italy in 1973. It still carries its original and very particular Italian number plates: AQ90000 and has its original Italian logbook. 
During a sympathetic restoration completed in 2011, all mechanical components were extensively refurbished. New exhaust system, improved soundproofing and heat insulation were fitted.  The car is complete with optional Campagnolo “Millerighe” alloys, original aerial radio and a modern unit hidden in the glovebox.
Attractively finished in a factory correct shade of “Rosso Alfa” red complimented by “Tabacco Lusso” brown leather interior, the car is beautifully presented throughout and is in prefect running order.
Performance: Max speed: 195 km/h Average fuel consumption: 13 l/100 km Weight: 1020 kg Length: 4.08 m

Please contact Ludovic for further information.

Bicester Heritage, Buckingham Road,

Bicester, Oxfordshire (OX26 5HA for SatNav)
 +44 (0)20 3589 6666

Wednesday 25 February 2015


 Anthony Mobile: +44 (0)7769 970 559
Telephone: +44 (0)1622 814 140
Fax: +44 (0)1622 814 140


 This MK1 Sprite from 1958 has been the subject of much restoration and maintenance going back to 2002. There is a large history file of bills and invoices that include recent work in 2012 in which the car was fitted with a new clutch and the cylinder head rebuilt with an unleaded conversion. It featured in the Feb.’13 test drive edition of Classic Car Mart where it was described as  being ‘one of the best examples you will find !’ It remains in excellent mechanical condition and very fine overall cosmetic order throughout. A BMHT certificate that comes with the car shows it as a ‘Home Market’ right hand drive car, originally cherry red with red trim the car is now black with a cherry red interior. Retaining its original 948cc A series engine and with its correct steel bonnet this is a really fine example that drives as good as it looks, showing 14893 miles we have MoT’s that go back to 1998 when the milage was showing as 7259, the car will be supplied with a new MoT, UK V5C logbook, parts books and a service / workshop manual. 


You are welcome to come and visit us but strictly by appointment only so please contact us beforehand.

Tuesday 24 February 2015

1983 FORD CORTINA 2.0 GL ESTATE - Classic and Sportscar Centre,


Address: Corner Farm, West Knapton, Malton, North Yorkshire, YO17 8JB, UK
Telephone: 01944 758000
Fax: 01944 758963
The Ford Cortina MKV was announced on the 24th August 1979 and prices started at £3475 for a basic 1.3 model. The engines were improved from the MKIV models with improved power output and fuel economy. The estate model combined the MKIV bodyshell with the MKV front body pressings. The final year of production for the Cortina was 1982 and our example is a very late car that was first registered on the 1st February 1983. The Cortina was a huge success right through its long term production run from the 1960's through to the 1980's. Up to and including 1981 the Cortina was the best selling car in the UK and in March 2009 the Cortina was still the third most popular car sold in Britain. The estate versions have always proved popular and are becoming increasingly more desirable.
We have taken this Cortina Estate in part exchange from a regular customer based in Norwich. The car has been used mainly for weekend use and some corporate advertising. The last owner, a Company Director had the car sign written with corporate logos but on arrival with us they were removed. On arrival we were pleased to note excellent, straight body panels and no rust issues, however on removal of the sign writing, the red paintwork was dull and we took the opportunity to re-paint the car giving is a stunning paint finish. The car has recently been treated to new shock absorbers, suspension bushes, wheel cylinders and front anti-roll bar bushes and has come to us in good useable condition. The Cortina records a mileage of 95000 which is commensurate with the tidy original upholstery and strong running gear. The Ford drives superbly with a nice quiet engine, strong gearbox and excellent handling and brakes.

Sunday 22 February 2015


1909 LEON BOLLEE 14/20
 A delightful "Belle Epoque " 1909 Tourer. Supplied as a chassis to CONNAUGHT of Picadilly, who built the pretty 2 seater with Dickie, high quality body for an officer of the Guards. Powerful 2300cc 4 cylinder engine driving a 4 speed gearbox. The car has been in the same ownership from 1955 until recently. Having been stored for many years it has been recommissioned by Tim Whellock of Vintage Sportscar Services. Work included removing and cleaning the petrol tank, the sump and gearbox and re-lining the clutch. The brakes were also re-lined. The car now drives very well and is much admired for its incredible originality. Original leather upholstery and hood. Original hand book and registration number.
TEL: 01622 884287


 Beautifully finished in bright red with black Connolly leather interior with matching carpets, complimented by a black soft top. A colour coded factory hard top is sold with the car and a matching black tonneau cover also accompanies the motor car. The car was first registered in May 1963 and we have traced the ownership back to 1975 and can confirm that the vehicle has had only 3 previous keepers in 39 years. We can also confirm that all numbers are matching and the current registration number on the car is the original one from new. The vehicle has been restored to concours condition. The history folder contains, current and previous V5's, current and previous MoT certificates, DVLA paperwork, the worldwide listing of Daimler SP250's, David Manners part listing, previous road fund licences and holders, correspondence, invoices, images of the restoration, chassis lubrication diagram and the original Daimler SP250 Owner's Handbook. This is a very rare and sought after car as only 256 pure C spec models were produced and only 1453 RHD cars in total were manufactured. This concours Daimler drives very well and is a wonderful example of a truly great Sportscar.
Sir Gary Davis Mobile: 07785 500990
Tel: 01202 709407 Fax: 01202 709810

Saturday 21 February 2015

1919 STELLITE 2-Seat Tourer & Dickey - The Motor Shed

The Motor Shed Ltd,
The Special Repair Shop,
Bicester Heritage Oxfordshire OX26 5HA  
Tel: 01869 340999 Mobile: 07718 764463 

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1919 STELLITE 2-Seat Tourer & Dickey
 In 1913 a light car called the Stellite had been introduced by Wolseley and manufactured by the Electrical and Ordnance Accessories Company Ltd., a subsidiary of Vickers. By 1915 war had brought an end to production, as Wolseley concentrated on the manufacture of V-8 aero engines.
The Stellite has a 1100cc, 4 cylinder, monobloc engine with overhead inlet valves and detachable head. The gearbox has only two forward speeds and reverse and is mounted in the rear axle. Steering is by rack and pinion and the chassis is of wood, reinforced with flitch plates.
CT 1201, has spent the last 25 years or so in a barn in Ireland, having little use and before that was part of a large Edwardian motor collection. Now back in the UK, having an old V5 and now on the handle! In sound, but mellow condition, light and easy to drive. Will require further fettling. The car is VCC dated (in 1970), and was issued with its number in 1921. The earliest known example!
Also with the car comes an original hand book, (an extra at the time) and some original tools.
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Friday 20 February 2015


Tandridge, Surrey, UK, Tel: 01892 770310, 07770 316482, E-mail:
1932 ALFA ROMEO 1750 
 I have to open this description by saying that nothing quite prepares you, no matter how many photographs you have seen, for the elegance glamour and presence of this car. I suppose this should not be surprising as the first 1750 Alfa Romeo to carry this “Flying Star” coachwork, created for Josette Pozzo by Carrozeria Touring of Milan, won first prize at the 1931 Villa d’Este Concours d’Elegance! (N.B. see footnote below for details of its latest show win!). By the way you can see the origins of this bodywork in Touring designer Giuseppe Serigni’s earlier work on an Isotta Fraschini which was also called Flying Star.
Probably the most authoritative book on Alfa Romeo “Tutte le Vetture Dal 1910” - All Cars from 1910 - was written by Luigi Fusi, a long standing Alfa Romeo design engineer who was appointed to establish the Alfa Romeo Museum in Milan (which is well worth a visit if you get the chance). According to his very detailed volume this car, on chassis number 101014946 with its corresponding engine number 101014946, was a 5th series 6C 1750 Gran Turismo Compressore built in 1932.
I gather that it was exported to Australia in 1932 for an English doctor and that in the early 1940s it was damaged in a serious road accident. It was apparently found in the 1970s by an Alfa Romeo specialist called Nick Langford who set about restoring it including having a replacement chassis made using the irreparably damaged original one as a pattern.
The rolling chassis with original engine, gearbox, running gear, brakes and axles was purchased in the mid 1980s by well known old car exponent Werner Oswald who then sold it to a private German collector who continued the restoration work.
All mechanical aspects of the car were overhauled or rebuilt including having a new alloy cylinder head fitted to allow the use of unleaded petrol and extensive work was done on the all mechanics, the electrical system, the clutch, the gearbox, the back axle and brakes etc. etc. There is a comprehensive set of German invoices in the file plus many pictures showing the work in progress.
Tom Bowhill of Cheltenham was then commissioned to build the new body. He had previously restored the original Josette Pozzo Flying Star and had the correct drawings and wooden bucks for this model so was the ideal choice to carry out this important part of the restoration. There is no doubt that he did a superb job as the standard of finish is one the best I have seen for some time. For the record we don’t know for certain what its original coachwork was though Fusi does show pictures of several different Touring bodied 1750 G.T.C. models including the ‘31 Villa d’Este Flying Star spider so its styling is contemporary with its chassis.
As well as the body being a work of art, so is the 6 cylinder twin cam supercharged engine which not only looks good but sounds lovely as well. According to Fusi the supercharger boosts the power to 80 CV at 4,400 RPM compared with the 55 CV of the unblown engine. It is certainly more than enough to give this car very lively performance which, combined with its lovely four speed gearbox, excellent chassis, good suspension, positive steering and brakes make it a genuine pleasure to drive.
It is rare that a supercharged 1750 Alfa comes on the market and we expect there will be very strong interest in it. Given the demand for these cars we trust you will understand that we will be looking for serious buyers who appreciate its market value.    
IMPORTANT NOTE The Josette Pozzo "Flying Star" has just won the Best In Show prize presented by HRH Prince Michael of Kent at the recent Hampton Court Concours of Elegance - see for a picture and more information.


Thursday 19 February 2015



We today welcome on board Crabtree Classics purveyors of fine classic automobiles based in Kent, we recommend you take a look at their website if you are looking for something a little different.
For now though we have chosen our favorite for you to peruse
Chassis number D20 6744. This very pretty interesting little 998 cc car started life in Brittany and was apparently laid up in a barn before WW2. Evidently the owner died in the war. It was then imported into the UK in 1976. It was then comprehensively restored by well known specialists including Trojan Ltd. It was finally registered WP 2959 in 1981. An ideal VSCC light car contender. A huge history file documents the painstaking work carried out. Photographic record of engine and gearbox rebuild. Several original booklets are also with it. New tonneau cover. MOT etc.
 Chassis number D20 6744. This very pretty interesting little 998 cc car started life in Brittany and was apparently laid up in a barn before WW2. Evidently the owner died in the war. It was then imported into the UK in 1976. It was then comprehensively restored by well known specialists including Trojan Ltd. It was finally registered WP 2959 in 1981. An ideal VSCC light car contender. A huge history file documents the painstaking work carried out. Photographic record of engine and gearbox rebuild. Several original booklets are also with it. New tonneau cover. MOT etc.

Wednesday 18 February 2015


             Est. 1972               
High Street Somersham PE28 3EN   
1963 ROVER 95 P4

Rover 95 P4 1963 'Show Trophy Winner'

FOR SALE For sheer build quality and British enginering unsurpassed the Rover P4 was right up there with the very best, and still naturally remains a highly regarded and well loved classic car today

Supplied new by Mann Egerton of Norwich in Aug 1963 to Mr Newman of Great Yarmouth. The car was ordered in the now available two-tone colours of stone grey over burgandy and supplied with the optional Overdrive gear-box, sold again in 1981 with just 27,000 miles the 2nd owner keep the car fo another twenty four years taking the milage to 53,000 in 2004. The highly detailed history folder shows three more enthusiastic keepers recorded mileage today is just 68,000 backed up with old mot's and previous owners testimony

Voted best 95 in 2010 P4 Drivers Guild, class winner in 2010 and 2013, plus numerous other trophies for best in show ect. This lovely highly regarded motorcar is presented in superb show condition with unmarked coachwork, whisper quite engine, and has been correctly maintained and looked after like a member of the family

Complete documentation with the car includes original buff log book from 1963, Rover 95 instruction manual, service and maintenance books in the plastic wallet, Ecko radio operating instructions, and the large history folder with a wad of invoices/parts labour ect that have been spent on the Rover over the years. Mot to Sept 2015 with no advisories, all tools present. A stunning motorcar that is bound to provide immense enjoyment to the new lucky owner.DEBIT/CREDIT/CARDS /TAKEN (Delivery Service Available)

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West End Garage
130 High Street
PE28 3EN
Phone:  (01487) 842085
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