Car & Classic Dealer

Bradley James Classic Vehicles

Unit 5 Quidhampton Business Park Quidhampton Nr Overton Hampshire

RG25 3EB

1955 A Rare Chance to Aquire an Austin A30 Restoration Project For Sale

£3,500 As stated

Price £3,500As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Austin
Model A30
Year 1955
Country United Kingdom
Region Hampshire
Status Trade
  25-Apr-2021
Ref C1332505
The Austin A30 was unveiled to a much anticipating Public at the 1951 Earls Court Motor Show (for the princely sum of £507!) and was a significant model in the companies history being one of the first models launched in the new post second World War era. It was billed as “The New Austin 7” (and certainly its tiny size was very 7 akin) and as a direct competitor to the still fresh at the time Morris Minor.

The A30 featured beautifully curved styling by an in house design team and was of fully monocoque construction which at the time was still a relatively modern concept. It was certainly envisaged that it would be a no frills motoring experience with such frivolities as a passenger sun visor and a heater being firmly confined to the options list as was (believe it or not!) initially a passenger side wiper!

At launch there was only a 4 door saloon available but this was quickly followed by a 2 door, a van, and a countryman estate. This was the first outing of the staggeringly good all new “A Series” engine which went on to power a whole raft of models all the way up until the early 2000s. This little gem of an engine requires no introduction …..

The A35 replaced the A30 in 1956 having sold nearly 224, 000 units but its the A30 that is now the rarer and more sought after car and seen as having more charming features such as the dinky little rear window and the famous and much loved traficator indicators.

Bradley James Projects are delighted to offer you a very rare chance to own what can only be described as a super rock solid A30 Project which is a much deserving candidate to be fully restored and put back on the road once more. The car looks remarkably complete (albeit in a certain degree of dismantlement) and looks to have been fully painted at some stage in its long hibernation. The car also benefits from having been fully undersealed at some stage and it does look a very solid project.

Make no mistake the car requires to be fully restored: it will not be a case of popping in fresh fuel, hooking up a new battery, and instantly making your way down to a local classic car show. Rather what we have here is the chance to embark upon a fun project that will pass many a golden hour in the garage and see the owner eventually thoroughly rewarded with a little Gem of an “Austin of England” A30. The registration number of VAS853 could be worth as much as the car in itself.

There is a full walk round in depth video on youtube giving a good idea to the cars condition.

A rare chance to own one of these as they do not come up for sale in any guise these days particularly often, we would absolutely love to see this one restored, back on the road, and gracing any classic car show showcasing all your efforts and hard work.

Full competitively priced transport can be arranged anywhere.
Car and Classic logo Compare classic car insurance quotes Get a quote
Login to edit this advert

Car & Classic Auctions Let us help you sell your car

Similar Adverts

Two door example re-commissioned by retired professional mechanic, over £600 spent in parts alone, has replaced hoses, fan belt, water pump, brake cylinders and hoses, front brake shoes, rebuilt master cylinder, full oil and grease service, tappets adjusted, so is running very well with a new MOT (although not required). ...

Berkshire

Great 1955 Austin A30 comes with a folder of paperwork and workshop manual. All original interior apart from the carpets, all wheels are powder coated and we also have a spare chrome grill. This car has had various work done to it before coming to us, including; new electric fuel pump, carb stripped and serviced, respray ...

1
Kent

Austin A30 very nice condition. Virtually rust free, spent all its life in dry South Africa Limited availability of this collectible Austin A30 series. OHV 803cc 4 cylinder motor with 4 speed gearbox. Very good running order with ample power for the size of the motor. Produced between 1952 to 1956 when it was replaced ...

50,000
Lancashire
Premium Dealer
3
Picture of 1955 Austin A30 For Sale

Just arrived, very very original and in excellent all round condition. The bodywork whilst 'of an age' is charming in every aspect with just enough patina. The interior is in similar condition and has clearly been loved. Formed part of a deceased estate and therefore there is little known history, other than most recent ...

1
Sussex

2 door Austin A30 for sale. True mileage unknown as a new speedo was fitted two years ago. The car has had a previous respray and re-upholstered interior, looks very smart. Very good 803cc engine. (recon?) Fitted with an SU Carburetor and electric petrol pump for easy starting. Nearly new tyres all round, (approx. 10

1,433
Sussex
Private

RETIREMENT SALE 1953 Austin A30 Seven 4dr AS3, Original Registration Number, Recorded Mileage only 68000. Black with Red Interior. Fitted with 948cc engine and 4.55 diff It is a reliable starter. All the brake cylinders are Stainless Steel lined and brake pipes are copper In regular use but requires some repairs ...

68,000
Cornwall
Private