Classic Cars for Sale on Car and Classic UK.

CLASSIC CARS


1963 FORD CONSUL CAPRI 1500 (NON GT) For Sale

1963 FORD CONSUL CAPRI 1500

EXTREMELY LOW 59,000 MILES FROM NEW

ONLY 3 OWNERS FROM NEW

MATCHING NUMBERS

TOTALLY RESTORED

I am advertising this truly wonderful piece of 1960’s automotive history on behalf of a very good friend of mine as he is old school and in the nicest, possible way, regrettably ‘doesn’t do computers’ and the whole ‘advertising & selling a car thing’. With this in mind, allow me to explain.

248 CNG

248 CNG was first registered 56 years ago on the 1st April 1963 to the first of two owners from Norfolk, the second of which owned it amazingly for the majority of its lifetime up until his passing in the early 2000s. It was then purchased by its third owner who proceeded to own & use it for a further 10 or so years and had planned to slowly restore the car. However, due to other commitments, he fell out of love with it and was put away in his barn and from then on in, was seldom used and slowly started to deteriorate.

Step in its current owner, Mr. David Selley. He found the car in the same barn back in early 2012. Mechanically minded & wishing to fore-fill a childhood dream, he wanted to try and source a good solid example of a Consul Capri to have as a project. After a 6-month national search, looking at stuff that was too far gone or just general rubbish, he found 248 CNG, ironically up the road to him in Wickford, Essex after its previous owner had finally decided to move it on. Looking round it, it was generally in good shape but really could benefit from a strip down, rebuild & repaint, both internally & externally. Fundamentally though, it was solid underneath and was definitely worth rescuing. So, with this in mind, a deal was done and the car was trailered back home with a new owner and a new chance for it to live once again.

Fast forward approximately 18 months, and after devoting at least 1,500 hrs of hard work, skinned knuckles & dedication, a photographic restoration to a very high standard was completed, meaning 248 CNG finally hit the road again in the summer of 2013. Below are just some of the areas that was addressed:

·  Body & panels has been subject to a bare metal
  respray in its original
  Goodwood Green paint

·  Rear inner wings welded & treated

·  Reconditioned rear differential installed

·  New brake master cylinder

·  New brake discs, pads, drums & shoes

·  New brake pipes

·  New bushes all round

The 1500cc Pre-Crossflow engine was in remarkably strong shape due to its low mileage and just required a full service, changing any parts for new, old stock genuine Ford items. Also, to complete the engine work, a basic but sympathetic engine dress was carried out, without ruining any of its ‘patina’.

On the inside, the original green vinyl seats, door cards & rear shelf were very tired, simply due to age, and looked drab. So the decision was taken to have it totally re-trimmed in a very tasteful & classy looking cream leather, which really lifts the interior and contrasts beautifully against the dark green exterior.

The end result was, well see for yourself...

Its condition speaks volumes and is really a testament to the love it got during its rebuild. It has been enjoyed over the past five years or so on various fair weather days out and has been present at many classic car shows, which never fails to get admiring attention, glances and always has people wanting to talk about it.

Reason for Sale

After a lot of deliberation, David and his wife Diane has finally decided that it’s time to find a new, loving custodian & home for the car as they have another classic in the garage that is not getting the use it deserves and just wants to have the one car. It goes without saying that this isn’t a decision that they have taken lightly and has stipulated that it must go to an enthusiast. The car is MOT’d until 15th June 2019 and what with the classic car season starting again shortly, it is ready to be just driven & enjoyed.

All I would say to you is try finding another Consul Capri, of this type, in this condition for the money. Bearing in mind the labour involved gone into the restoration, we believe this is extremely well priced.

Please do give me a call if you are genuinely in the market for a beautiful Consul Capri, you will not be disappointed.

My name is Chris and you can reach me on the details below.

The car is located in Thundersley, Essex.

Thanks for looking, and look forward to speaking to you.
Price £14750 Or near offer
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Ford
Model Consul
  Consul Capri GT
Year 1963
Mileage 58,600 miles
Country UK
Region Essex
Town Thundersley
Telephone 07967 711140
Status Private
E-mail
Date 27-Sep-2019
Ref C1072272
  This advert viewed 10367 times Login to edit this advert

Similar Adverts
1958 Ford CONSUL 6 POSTI RESTAURATA

POSSIBLE EXCHANGE WITH MOTORCYCLE, CAR, VINTAGE CAR, CAMPER SEND PHOTO +393245994453CAR OF SAFE EFFECT SCENIC3 GEARS 1700 CCRESTOREDNEW BRAKES JUST DONEPERFECTLY WORKINGINTERIOR IN EXCELLENT STATE.....

  • £10746
  • 31-Aug-2019
  • UK
  • Trade
1956 MKI Ford Consul in Ermine White For Sale

Registered in 1957
Owned for 5 years (has travelled only 2,000 miles during that time)
Converted to unleaded, electric fuel pump
Original radio, 3 gear column change, bench seat.
Comes with workshop.....

  • £7500
  • 03-Sep-2019
  • Surrey
  • Private
1953 Ford Consul

1500, New tyres, some history, exceptional condition, 12 months MOT

Link to our website for more photos and our details - also more stock vehicles

  • £10995
  • 17-Aug-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1959 Ford Consul MK11 Lowline Convertible

Lovery Car
76000 miles
Original 1703cc engine
Runs very well, on the button
Gearbox smooth
loads of extras
Manual hood
She a pretty car

  • £12500
  • 19-Sep-2019
  • Surrey
  • Private
1963 Ford Consul Classic 2 door-customised

after much deliberation, I have decided that I would like to Reduce my collection. If you seek a 100% original Classic then please don't make contact. Should this not be an issue then read on..

The.....

  • £4685
  • 21-Oct-2019
  • Surrey
  • Private
1964 Ford Consul Corsair GT MK1 Rare Coach

Very rare Ford Consul Corsair GT MK1 coach
Auto strictly original, good mechanical condition "renovation work done" beautiful interior condition, bodywork in its own juice, no pitting corrosion "rare.....

  • £7700
  • 15-Oct-2019
  • UK
  • Private
1954 Ford Consul Mk1 (Card Payments Accepted & Delivery)

We are pleased to offer this very well presented Ford Consul to the market. Finished in stunning black with contrasting red trim. This car had a full engine rebuild in 2010 and has since covered approx.....

  • £7995
  • 18-Oct-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1956 Ford Consul Mark II

Chevrolet ConstantiaFord Consul Mark II
R125,000

1956
1.7 L Straight-4
4-Speed manual
Condition: Great
Running: Yes

  • £6520
  • 21-Oct-2019
  • UK
  • Trade