Most common eras
H&H Classics
The Motor House Lyncastle Road Warrington Cheshire
Tel:  01925916836
LIVE adverts (61)

1961 Daimler SP250 Dart For Sale by Auction

H&H Classics Limited - Imperial War Museum, Duxford Auction Viewing Day: Tuesday 18th June 2019 Auction Day: Wednesday 19th June 2019 @ 13:00. Estimate: £36,000 - £40,000 Registration No:998 EYX Chassis No:102526 MOT:May 2019 - History file which includes restoration photographs, invoices, old MOTs, etc. - Sensible upgrades in the form of servo assistance to braking system and fitment of rack and pinion steering - 'B-Specification' example in restored condition Until the unveiling of the Dart at the 1959 New York Auto Show, Daimler was renowned for making stately, if unexciting, limousines. The Dart, marketed in the US as the SP250 to avoid a law suit from Dodge who already owned the name, was something very different. A two-seater sports convertible, it had a 2,548cc V8, a state-of-the-art fibreglass body and disc brakes all round. The result was a very quick car for the era: 0-60mph in nine seconds and a top speed of 120mph. It's no wonder the Metropolitan Police bought Darts to track the fastest sports cars then on the road. However, early cars were not without their issues. Bumpers were an optional extra leaving the cars vulnerable to knocks, chassis flex was so bad there were stories of doors flying open under hard cornering, and steering was slow. The chassis flex and other problems were addressed by the 'B Spec' cars, released after Jaguar took over Daimler in 1960. This right-hand drive 1961 SP250, is one such 'B Spec' car. The subject of a photographically-recorded restoration, it also has other, sensible upgrades: the brakes now have servo assistance and a rack and pinion steering system has replaced the old worm and peg design. Presented in a wonderful combination of gunmetal grey paintwork combined with an ivory/pale grey interior, both described by the vendor as being in 'good' condition, as are the engine and electrical equipment. The gearbox is recorded as 'fair' noting a noisy first gear, although this was typical of the car as it had a 'crash' first gear. The car comes complete with comprehensive history file and V5C. The Daimler Dart is a distinctive and powerful two-seater British sports car, and this presents a great opportunity to secure a right-hand drive example with sensible upgrades in a wonderful colour combination.
This advert has now been removed through sale or otherwise, please see the list below for similar live adverts
Year Make Description Price
1976 Daimler 1976 Daimler Coupe 1 owner SOLD classic Jags/Daimlers wanted For Sale £9,999,999,999
1948 Daimler 1948 Daimler DE36 Drophead Coupé by Hooper For Sale £550,000
1962 Daimler 1962 DAIMLER DART SP250 "B" Spec For Sale £59,999
1977 Daimler 1977 XJC Coupe convertible For Sale £59,000
1961 Daimler 1961 Daimler SP250 Dart, 70k miles, history from new For Sale £49,995
1962 Daimler 1962 Daimler SP250 Dart For Sale £47,500
1952 Daimler 1952 Daimler DB18 Sports Special convertable For Sale £44,900
1964 Daimler 1964 Daimler 2.5 V8 Show Standard, History from new For Sale £42,995
1964 Daimler 1964 Daimler 250 V8 Saloon, Show Standard, 800 Hour Restoration For Sale £42,995
1962 Daimler 1962 Daimler Dart SP250 Spec B For Sale £42,980
1963 Daimler 1963 Daimler Late model SP250 For Sale £40,000
1987 Daimler 1987 Daimler DS420 Special Order Touring Limousine 1987 For Sale £39,450
1964 Daimler 1964 Daimler SP250 Dart For Sale £37,995
1967 Daimler 1967 Daimler Sovereign 420 1967 For Sale £36,750
1962 Daimler 1962 Daimler SP250 Dart Automatic 'B' Spec For Sale £35,500
1961 Daimler 1961 Daimler Majestic Major 4,5 V8 very original ! For Sale £34,990
1955 Daimler 1955 Daimler Ferret For Sale £34,800
Daimler Daimler XJC 4.2 Coupe - fully recomissioned For Sale £34,500
1995 Daimler 1995 Daimler Six "1500 miles" For Sale £34,000
1977 Daimler 1977 DAIMLER SOVEREIGN COUPE For Sale £32,500
1964 Daimler 1964 Daimler Dart SP 250 C Spec, three owners from new For Sale £31,995
2008 Daimler 2008 Daimler Super EIGHT Final Edition LWB For Sale £29,950
1975 Daimler 1975 Daimler XJ6C 1975 For Sale £29,000
1955 Daimler 1955 Beautiful original rare example For Sale £29,000
1965 Daimler 1965 Daimler V8 2.5 Litre Saloon AUTO For Sale £28,770