Classic Cars for Sale on Car and Classic UK.


The Old Garage - ccts1731 Login
Website Contact Links
The Old GarageThe Old Garage
Lytham St Annes

tel: 01253545804     
LIVE adverts (9)

1959 MGA 1600 FHC - Fully restored to Concours Standard! For Sale

1959 MGA 1600 Coupe

Rarely do we describe a car as "Totally Concours and probably the best example known" but this sleek MG fully justifies that accolade. The discerning collector looking for only the very best, really must view this stunning car.

The car has undergone a complete rebuild, including body off and bare metal restoration of the chassis and body. The car was perfectly usable before, the initial intention being to replace just the sills, but once started the plan escalated to a full nut and bolt job which took five years. All the body panels are original, not repro or fibreglass, with the exception of the sills which are new stock. The engine has been stripped and rebuilt, incorporating hardened valve seats suitable for unleaded petrol and a new set of rocker gear. The car is now set for a further 50 years +

One unique feature, is the sunroof, similar to a targa top. A skilled craftsman handmade this removable roof panel which can be stowed in the boot. The workmanship is second to none, and exactly follows the compound curves of the bonnet and boot lid. This provides open air driving with the stiffness of a Coupe. A nice job was also made of the headlining of the roof and the panel. The restoration also included a complete re-trim in leather and new carpets.

She has loads of extras including a heater, adjustable steering column, wire wheels, twin spot lights, not forgetting a luggage rack for your picnic hamper. While in the hands of the last keen owner, she was serviced and oil-changed every year and wax oiled every 3 years. She was kept in a heated garage, so still looks in original new condition, as you can tell from the accompanying pictures.

Upgrades include an oil cooler and, because the BMC ‘B’ series engine does not breathe very well, an extractor sports manifold has been fitted, which gives 5 – 10% more power, bringing the BHP up from 80 to 85 – 88, it is quite noticeable that the performance has improved. Last year a 5-speed Mazda MX5 “Vitesse” close ratio gearbox was fitted, for relaxed Motorway cruising This cost £3,500! (speedo duly re-calibrated) This lovely car is finished in original Iris blue with pale blue leather trim. For security, she is fitted with a battery cut-off and has just had a new set of tyres fitted.

Comes with very comprehensive history file including the buff log book, old tax discs, DVLA registered owner’s records, Heritage Certificate, an original sales brochure even an old petrol rationing book, All manuals and tools are present.

For more info on this unique little sportscar, call/text John on the details below. Vehicle located in Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, first to see will buy. Transport arranged at £1 pr/loaded mile.
Price £29995 Or near offer
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Model MGA
Year 1959
Country UK
Region Lancashire
Telephone 01253 545804
Status Trade
Date 13-Sep-2019
Ref C1106372

Similar Adverts
2017  BAC MONO - 1,500 MILES - £159,950
2017 BAC MONO - 1,500 MILES - £159,950

The Mono is the ultimate singularity of purpose road legal drivers car. Optimised as an A to A Supercar the Mono was intended to be the world’s most rewarding to drive road car.

The driver is.....

  • £159950
  • 04-Oct-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1999 Space-Track

This trailer is specially designed for very low sports-cars
Price: on request

- Aluminum chassis
- Electric winch
- Spotlights inside
- Special ‘roof’-openings for Lamborghini’s with.....

  • £12500
  • 07-Oct-2019
  • UK
  • Trade
Private Plates

B1 RVH on retention certificate for sale, fee paid.

  • £400
  • 09-Aug-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1928 Peerless 4DR Sedan

1928 Peerless 4DR Sedan
..Professional Ground up Restoration
..Won 1st at National AACA in Hershey, PA 1986
..Chocolate Brown Paint
..Black Fenders & Top
..Rarest of the 3 P's /

  • Offers invited
  • 17-Aug-2019
  • UK
  • Trade
1994 Solectria Force, Electric Car

The Solectria Force is an electric car built on a base model Geo Metro (Suzuki Swift). The company built around 400 of these vehicles, buying them in without drivetrain. There is a single speed transmission.....

  • £800
  • 30-Aug-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
XJ Coup'e Rear Glass Quarters

Pair of rear quarter windows complete with electric motors,
still boxed in good working condition.
Very Rare. 1970's model XJ6 or V12 two door XJ coup'e
£250.00 FOR THE PAIR,collection only.

  • As stated
  • 06-Sep-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1965 Ashley Laminates Sportiva coupe AutoControl Soesterberg

A very special and rare Ashley Sportiva from 1965, only 72 are made this year. It has the Ford V6 engine and manual 4-speed, it is the Original and once rebuilt engine.
Has got Belgian numberplates.....

  • £17500
  • 13-Sep-2019
  • UK
  • Trade
1886 Benz Patent Motor Wagen Replica

The Benz Patent-Motorwagen (or motorcar), built in 1886, is widely regarded as the world's first automobile. The original cost of the vehicle in 1885 was $1,000 (equivalent to $26,337 in 2016). This.....

  • £42300
  • 04-Aug-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1925 Ansaldo

In our June 8th Auction 2017 Ledbury UK

The current vendor has spent many years researching the marque, and has assembled a good collection of original parts, to be fitted to this 1925 chassis......

  • £9000
  • 05-Oct-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1930 LaSalle 340 coupe very nice and exclusive classic

A beautiful and rare Lasalle 340 coupe from 1930 with nice features such as the Dickey seat and the optional heater system, this coupe model is hard to find nowadays and is a exclusive classic car......

  • See Text
  • 18-Sep-2019
  • UK
  • Trade