Coachwork: Vanden Plas by Rod Jolley
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First introduced in 1936, the 4.3 Litre Alvis was given universal approval by the motoring press. At the time The Motor magazine wrote "This car is capable of a truly remarkable performance" Of the 166 chassis built just two of the longer 10ft 7" chassis were fitted with tourer coachwork. This car was delivered on 24th February 1939 to Brian McWraith-McGowen of Victoria Rd, London W8 with a Charlesworth saloon body. This body was replace in the 1980’s, by Rod Jolley with this stunningly attractive Vanden Plas designed tourer coachwork.
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Alvis 4.3 Litre Charlesworth Drop head Coupé. This Alvis 4.3 Litre from 1939 has been in the possession of the current owner since 2001. After the purchase, he drove it recreational for a few years.....
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One off Vanden Plas coachwork.
Current (second) owner since 1949
Matching numbers throughout
Factory build sheet
Original engine taken out and rebuilt in the 1980s. Only recently.....