Riley Special 2.5L 1938 fitted with rare 16HP 1939 Engine.
300 miles done since engine change.
Totally rebuilt and tuned.
Light-weight Polished Aluminium.
Body similar style to Dixon Racers.
4 Speed Manual Gearbox.
4.1 Rear Axle ratio.
Girling Rod Brakes.
Barry Gillie Driveshafts.
New Re-cored radiator.
High Comp. Pistons
Shortened under slung chasssis.
VSCC BUFF Form
Long ownnership of 46 years.
This 2.5 Riley has undergone a program of work over recent years costing thousands of pounds. The car has had a new wood frame, re-veneered interior woodwork, re-upholstered leather seats, new headlining,.....
The Riley 9 was a middle class car which Riley launched in 1926 with the first model being the Riley 9 Monaco. We understand this Riley 9 to be carrying a ‘special’ bodywork with close similarities.....
Recently completed and now wonderful to drive. The Riley has a rebuilt Merlin 9 engine and ENV preselector gearbox. The brakes are actually quite good for a 9, stopping the car quickly with no fuss......