1954 Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire 346 MKI For Sale

£12,995 As stated

Price £12,995As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Armstrong Siddeley
  Sapphire 346 MKI
Year 1954
Mileage 56,000 Miles
Country United Kingdom
Region Sussex
Town Crowborough
Telephone 07702 379387
Status Private
Ref C1310544

Here is a rare opportunity to purchase an Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire 346 MKI, which has been part of my classic car collection for over 15 years.  During this time it has been lovingly restored, used as a wedding car and displayed at car shows.

Between the years 1953 – 1958, only 7, 697 of Armstrong Siddeley Sapphire 346’s were produced. In 1960, the company was bought by Rolls-Royce.  Armstrong Siddeley was the classic manufacturer of luxury limousines and aeroplanes, building the Gloster Meteor, Hawker Hunter and Seahawk, Gloster Javelin jet fighters.

The car has been finished to a high standard. It has its original engine and is fitted with a pre-select gearbox. I have completed extensive restoration to the majority of the bodywork.  The interior has been extensively refurbished, while maintaining as much of the originality as possible.  This includes refurbishing of the leather seats, replacement of the carpeting and re-laquering of the door cappings.

The car still has its original working valve radio and traficators.

Special features:
The radiator grill displays the Sphinx emblem, a mans head on a lions body, with two Metor jet engines to signify that Armstrong Siddeleys involvement in the aeroplane industry.

Powered by a 3399cc power unit
mileage is believed to orginal at 66k.
12 valve OHV in-line six-cylinder engine with a displacement of 3, 435 cm3
and a power 145 BHP @4250 RPM.
Single carburettor, which has been overhauled by a carburettor specialist.
Fitted with Aldon electronic ignition.
The car benefits from a part stainless steel replacement exhaust system.
Top speed of 100MPH
Fuel consumption 18 -21 MPG

Parts Available:
If desirable, spare parts can be purchased at an agreed price and include:
• A complete engine
• 2 gearboxes
• Many other parts available including spare distributor and carburettor

The car is located in Crowborough, East Sussex and is ready for viewing by appointment or by virtual a virtue video call following Covid guidelines.

Please email or telephone/ text for further information.
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