Most common eras
Classic and Sportscar Centre
Corner Farm, West Knapton, Malton, Yorkshire
YO17 8JB
Tel:  01944542970
Visit WebsiteCar & Classic Enhanced Trader
LIVE adverts (96)

1948 Alvis TA 14 Saloon - Delightful older restoration SOLD

This advert viewed 1530 times
  • £14,995 As stated
  • 1948
Message the seller
Price £14,995 As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Alvis
Model TA14
  TA 14 Saloon
Year 1948
Country UK
Region Yorkshire
Telephone 01944 542970
Status Trade
Date 24-May-2019
Ref C1115064
This lovey, usable Alvis TA14 Saloon has nicely aged since a 1990’s restoration. Prior to us selling the car to a York based regular customer in January 2018, the car had been with the same family for over fourteen years and was maintained by Alvis experts Red Triangle. Receipts from Red Triangle dated between 2003 and 2007 total in the region of £3,500 maintenance work and from 2007 to 2017 the Alvis had only occasionally been used. In late 2017 the Alvis was transported to Red Triangle and had just had over £1000 spent on fitting a brand new SU fuel pump, cleaning the fuel lines, fitting a new high torque starter motor and new battery and in our workshops during January 2018 had a further £1,800 spent on rebuilding the steering box, re-conditioning original gauges, new rocker cover gasket, new points and distributor cap.

Whilst in more regular use between 2003 and 2007, the Alvis had regular servicing with Red Triangle, plus work to include fitting new front springs, fitting a re-bushed advance lever and pivot, replacing the throttle control ball joint, replacing the steering drag link, re-lining all brakes, fitting new king pin bushes, front compensator bushes and brake actuator boots. Other work included replacing the N/S and O/S front brake rod gaiters, replacing wiper arms and fitting a new carburettor flexi hose. Since this work minimal mileage has been covered in the car.

The Alvis has a lovely, sweet engine offering excellent performance and very good oil pressure. The engine runs beautifully and on tick over is notably quiet. It has a lovely exhaust note; the gearbox feels tight and the car charges and starts reliably. JYD 890 has 20 year old paintwork with a deep shine, it's far from perfect but does still present well with a nice level of patina. Having been painted in 1995, we would expect some minor blemishes and imperfections. On arrival chrome bumpers have been sent away for full re-chroming due excessive flaking, the rest of the brightwork is very presentable. The interior is delightful having been fully re-trimmed in Bedford Cord. Carpets are of lovely quality; the seats are beautifully trimmed and the headlining is very smart indeed. This Alvis TA 14 Saloon is ideal of shows, regular use and some touring. It will handle longer distances confidently and due to its nicely aged, older restored appearance, it's a car that really can be used, driven and enjoyed all year round.
Similar Adverts
Get notified about new similar ads

VERY nice, good running, VERY rare, 1946 ALVIS TA14 Pennock Cabrio.
Probably only 1 made like this. It has a 4 cil. 1892 CC engine.
Only 98 Cabrio TA14's ever made. This is a RHD car.

VERY nice, good running, VERY rare, 1946 ALVIS TA14 Pennock Cabrio. Probably only 1 made like this. It has a 4 cil. 1892 CC engine. Only 98 Cabrio TA14's ever made. Comes with Dutch regigstration.....

Again a very special RHD Alvis in the collection.
Only 98 where produced between 1946 and 1950.
It's totaly original and complete even some of the original tools are still with it. Body is very.....

- details above
Coachwork: Mulliner
Engine: 1892cc

This model was designed in the immediate Post War period to provide Alvis quality at an affordable price and still.....

1949 Alvis TA14 £16,495

Registered on 12th January 1949,

The vehicle provenance is shown by a number of old MOT certificates detailing some of its 69,519 mile history and photographs on file show the car during partial.....

1949 Alvis TA 14 £12,750

Nicely restored Alvis, no rust,lovely red leather interior paint and bodywork all good, tyres all very good excellent engine, gearbox, back axel all first class.
Overall a very nice car.

  • 16-Jun-2020
  • Oxfordshire
  • Private

The Alvis Fourteen also known as TA 14 was the first car to be produced by major defence contractor Alvis Cars after World War II. Announced in November 1946, it was made until 1950.
The TA14 was.....