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Genuine 8,420 Mls. The ultimate ' Barn Find ' For Sale (1973)“73 SM 3.0L auto. The ultimate ‘ Barn Find ’!!
Genuine 7485 mls. when found!!
All original delivery and service docs. and full recent UK history, including a full dossier of ’find’ and rebuild pics. Even the original XWX tyres, (fitted in Paris in 1973 and confirmed by Michelin via production batch No.) with only 7485 Mls wear came on the car. They still accompany the car (not fitted). Original correct numbers, totally original throughout, unmarked factory leather, carpets, footwell, console, dash, s/wheel, instruments, etc.
Ex. Deceased Estate. Dry stored in a heated garage in New Jersey, (orig. Muhlemberg District sticker attached), since the death of the original owner in 1976, not found until 2008. Purchased by SM Australia 2010/11, fully stripped and faithfully, totally rebuilt to perfection, (with all modern technical upgrades), over the next 3 yrs.. using all orig. components yet replacing every consumable, ie. seals, hoses, gaskets, bushes, rubbers, boots, etc. and adding a s/steel exhaust,new spheres, accumulators, brakes, tyres etc.
Delivered to the UK in 2014. Recent MOT and taxed.
Stunning appearance with many rarely seen original touches, (the tools were still in the sealed original waxed brown paper delivery bag!) and superb performance from fully rebuilt/serviced original components. Currently always garaged in the UK, and locally maintained by an SM specialists, it is easily’the lowest mileage SM in existance’, ( and arguably the finest SM available). Travelled 900ml. since recommissioning ….. An irreplaceable, yet driveable, classic SM for the true purist …...