This car can now be offered for sale at £42,000 as the owner already has plans for his next project!
The early Wolseley Hornet Specials are known to have competed at the famous Brooklands Race Track.
One of the events it took part in was the well know Double Twelve relay race where it reached speeds in excess of 80MPH.
The 1933 Wolseley Hornet special for sale here, has a more "Robust" version of the earlier 1932 car.
This car has a racing style Body built by ourselves at Brooklands Bodycraft and has it's wheels and bodywork in British Racing Green.
The previous owner (WHSC Member) is responsible for much of the mechanical work, with the remainder organised by us.
The car now benefits from being rewired, new 6 into 1 Exhaust system, New Tyres, new valves and valve guides, gaskets, new battery, brake linings, headlights, rear lights and indicators, including Hazard warning lights, new distributor cap, leads, caps, Coil, points and Plugs etc etc.
Wolseley Hornet ‘Daytona’ Special, year 1935. Chassis number 203602. Colour crème white (Old English White) combined with a red leather interior and red carpet. Black mohair hood. This gorgeous Wolseley Hornet began life as a saloon car; in the year 2009 the automobile was extensively restored in Germany .....
1st registered Jan 1932. Bodied by Eustace Watkins.1479 cc engine. During the period mid 1931 until our mechanic bought it, it had only one owner. It was his daily car until (he thinks) 1962 when it was laid up and all but forgotten. He bought it 17 years ago after rescuing it from its collapsed garage. .....
AGT 218, 1933 Wolseley Hornet Special fitted with 4 Cylinder Wolseley Wasp 1010 cc overhead Camshaft engine,1 1/4 inch SU carb, single plate clutch, 4 speed gearbox, Aluminium body, Aluminium bonnet and frame work,Hydraulic brakes, lever arm hydraulic shock absorbers, cellulose Black paint work with .....
Matching numbers car. Rebuilt over a number of years from bare chassis with all new brakes and steering joints.
Body timber replaced where required, wheels powder coated and fitted with new tapes, tubes and tyres.
Interior re-trimmed in red leather and new black carpets. All weather gear replaced .....
GENUINE special, original body. Project car with much good work carried out.
Engine,gearbox, head lights are correct. Owned and restored over 30 years to current condition.
Engine is complete to finish to your own specification, ancilarys included.
Very desirable and sought after car.
No log book .....
Wolseley Hornet MkII: Show Car/Superb History
The Hornet was released as an upmarket market version of the BMC Mini with a finned body/Wolseley light up chrome radiator and a leather/walnut interior that was well received by the upwardly mobile when introduced in 1961.
Our stunning Hornet has .....
Lovely little Wolseley hornet in need of restoration. It has been sitting for 12 years. I changed the points, condensor, plugs and coil and she fired right up.
Does need the brakes tending to, so it would require a trailer.
Viewings welcome in Highgate London.
Very good Wolseley Horne. No need to weld or spray. Drives perfect, like new. Original Dutch car. Dry stored inside for 25 years
Amazing, low mileage Mk2 recently emerged from long-term hibernation...
This car is to be offered for sale by Classic Car Auctions on Saturday December 1st, at Warwickshire Event Centre, near Leamington Spa, CV31 1XN.
For further details please contact our office on 01926 640 888.