Coming soon to John Pye Auctions, our 1st classic car sale of 2019.
featuring this stunning 1955 Vauxhall Cresta
with manual column shift,clean interior with only 2 former owners.
Auction starts Friday 22nd February 2019 and ends Tuesday 5th March 2019.
Located in South Africa
1960 Vauxhall Cresta PA - Project for restoration.
This one was originally assembled by General Motors South African in Port Elizabeth, SA.
It has not been driven for a few years. The body is still very solid with a few repairable rust spots (sills) .....
I've owned this car since 1989. In the mid 90's it was restored and detailed by myself and my father. A Daimler V8 and auto trans were fitted. Along with a new leather interior, new carpets, door cards restored, pearl white paint and metallic burgundy roof. Stainless side trim removed engine bay .....
3.3, Powerglide auto box.Mechanically very good, overhauled brakes, new rear shocks, exhaust and distributor
Paint a little tired [white original]
Interior pretty good, no rips or tears. Some ancillary gauges fitted
Here is a great opportunity to buy what is certainly one of the best ,if not the best unrestored low mileage crestas in existance. 11944 miles from new, recent brake overhaul due to perished rubber components, full engine service,genuine delco points and condenser,clean and rebuild carburettor.fresh .....
1972 Cresta PC
Rare 4 speed floor shift manual
Car is mechanically perfect. Recent mot
Brakes perfect Engine sweet - 3.3 straight six guzzler
Comfy ride - black leather - modern sound system
Gearbox and clutch dead on
Body work will need a little bit down the line but very presentable. .....
Very rare run out model 1957 Vauxhall Cresta
Has the later PA engine and all sychro gearbox from factory.
Unusual green with white flash
Interior has been re-trimmed.
90% of the welding has been done.
All outer panels are good.
The car starts runs and drives (not roadworthy)
MOT & TAX Exempt .....
1960 P.A. CRESTA spares available: 1- Front windscreen,& 1- Back window @ £45 each. (I bought these items as insurance against damage, either by accident, or vandalism). Gearbox @ £185,(been told this box is not compatible with 1962 PA Crestas)
Chrome items: Front grill @ £50. R.H.Side section .....
1959 Vauxhall Cresta PA. 2262cc. Mountain Rose & Ivory with grey upholstery. The PA Cresta, announced 2 October 1957, is probably the best-known version. It mimicked the American fashion for tail-fins, wrap-around windows and white-wall tyres, taking its cues from the 1957 model Buick Special announced .....
Recently restored, this beautifully finished 1961 Cresta PA has been thoughtfully modified for the track but could equally be used as a fast road weekend car. Definitely one for the shrewd buyer. The extensive upgrades include all the right parts for engine, drivetrain, brakes and suspension, making .....