Car & Classic Dealer

Drew Wheeler Sports & Classics

Petersfield, Hampshire.

  01420258438

Drew Wheeler Sports & Classics

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  • TVR made much of the fact that at the 1990 NEC Motor Show an order was taken every 8 minutes for their new Griffith . It’s a testament to both John Ravenscroft and Peter Wheeler who penned the design that it still looks as fresh and modern today as it did when first launched 30 years ago. The proven recipe of shoehorning a large capacity V8 into a TVR began some 30 years earlier when Jack Griffith chose to replace his Grantura’s 4 cylinder lump with a Ford 4.7 V8 – in doing so he not only ...

    21,700
    Hampshire
  • We are delighted to offer for sale this fantastic example of Renault’s iconic R8 Gordini (R1135). Italian-born designer Amédée Gordini was known as “Le Sorcier” (“The Wizard”) for his work race-tuning engines for Simca during the late 1940s and early 1950s. When Simca closed its racing department in 1956, Gordini moved to Renault and the result was a match made in heaven. Gordini’s work on the Renault 8 transformed a dependable road car into an outstanding competitive race car that ...

    64,200
    Hampshire
  • With its rigid steel backbone and lightweight design, the Lotus Elan typified Colin Chapmans engineering obsession and remained the basis for every Lotus model that followed over the next three decades. Intended as a more affordable replacement to the outgoing Elite, the Elan quickly proved itself as one of the most respected and rewarding sports cars of the 1960’s. So much so that when F1 design guru, Professor Gordon Murray was asked the question, ‘which car and which road?’, he did not ...

    40,150
    Hampshire
  • Having saved BMW from bankruptcy during 1959, brothers Harald and Herbert Quandt quickly embarked upon a project which would not only secure the success of the company but also determine the future design template for BMW. Widely regarded as the series of cars that saved the company, the ‘Neue Klasse’ as the name suggests, was intended to provide BMW with their first ‘all new’, post-war production model. Introduced in 1961, this more affordable offering would be powered by engines ranging ...

    130,000
    Hampshire
  • Launched in 1988 as a luxurious and sporting 2+2 Coupe, the Karif was powered by Maserati’s most powerful Bi-turbo 2.8 litre V6 engine producing 285bhp at 5,500rpm. According to Maserati, the Karif could reach 60mph from standstill in just 4.8 seconds and achieve a top speed in excess of 158mph. Based on the shortened chassis design of the Zagato-bodied Maserati Spyder, the Karif’s fixed notchback roof helped to increase torsional rigidity and ride quality while keeping the classic ‘3-Box’ ...

    14,500
    Hampshire
  • We are delighted to offer this wonderful example of Lancia’s most celebrated and desirable road going sports car, the Aurelia B24 Spider. With Lancia renowned for their advanced and elaborate engineering, the Aurelia was nothing short of revolutionary at the time of its introduction in 1950. As Lancia’s first post war model, the Aurelia featured a host of technical innovations which included the world’s first production V6 engine. This entirely new, lightweight and compact design was ...

    3,800
    Hampshire
  • First introduced in 1957, the XK150 followed Jaguars success at Le-Mans having won the 24 hours no less than five times between the years of 1951 and 1957. This Drophead-Coupe was restored during the mid-1990's to a high standard. Featuring a replacement engine and with a new five-speed gearbox fitted, the car was restored and rebuilt to enjoy distance touring and provide comfort on long journeys. Maintained throughout ownership of over thirty years, the XK was used extensively by its current ...

    12,380
    Hampshire
  • At the pinnacle of Fords Premier Automotive Group in the year 2000, Aston Martin were given unprecedented levels of resources and finance to develop their entirely new Vanquish. Bearing little resemblance to the outgoing Vantage V550 in terms of design production methods and performance, the all new Vanquish heralded the beginning of a new era for Aston Martin. With a handcrafted aluminium body and revolutionary composite bonded chassis combined with levels of power performance and handling ...

    15,000
    Hampshire
  • We are delighted to offer for sale this excellent example of Tesla’s incredible Roadster As the first model produced by Tesla in 2008, the Roadster holds a special place in the history of the motor car. Employing the skills of Lotus engineers for the body, chassis and handling characteristics, the Roadster allowed Elon Musk to follow his master plan and create the global presence that Tesla now holds. Now widely regarded as the first 'Classic Electric', these iconic models continue ...

    27,800
    Hampshire
  • We are delighted to offer this immaculate, one owner example of Ferrari's fantastic 458 Spider. Launched at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in 2012, the 458 Spider was Ferrari’s first mid-engined sports car to feature a fully folding aluminium hard top. it was also the last Ferrari sports car to be powered by a naturally aspirated V8. As such, the 458 is gaining increased interest from those who appreciate the more direct response and performance of a larger capacity engine without the ...

    7,500
    Hampshire
  • The Vanquish S was the final hand-built model to leave Aston Martin's Newport Pagnell Works. Home to Aston Martin for over 52 years, some of the world’s most desirable sports cars from the DB4 onward had been hand crafted here. The move signalled a new era for the manufacturer and Vanquish S is regarded as being the final handmade model produced by this finest of luxury sports car makers. With styling inspired by the DB4 GT Zagato, the all new Vanquish was widely regarded by the motoring press ...

    34,000
    Hampshire
  • This one owner Tesla Signature 250 Roadster has covered just 15,000 miles and offers a fantastic opportunity as these models continue to gain an increased following. We are delighted to offer the second example of just a dozen UK Tesla Roadster Signature 250 Editions to have been made. Number 197 of 250, this Signature Edition is finished in Obsidian Black paintwork with Grey leather interior and has completed just 15,000 miles with its one and only keeper. Supplied new in 2010 from Tesla’s ...

    15,000
    Hampshire
  • The first of Aston Martins new 'Second Century Cars' DB11 was the first Aston Martin to employ the use of turbo charged engines. One of the first 1000 Launch Edition cars produced, in Cinnabar Orange with Dark Knight leather interior and Californian Poppy stitching. Further details to follow and please feel free to contact me for additional information.

    10,000
    Hampshire
  • When Klaas Zwart, oil tycoon and owner of the famous Ascari race circuit, embarked on producing his own super car, he spared no expense in sourcing the finest materials and talent available to create his dream. Named in honour of the first Formula 1 World Champion, Alberto Ascari, Zwart employed the skills of the UK’s best Formula 1 designers and engineers to develop and produce the Ecosse. The intention was to build a lightweight super car capable of incredible performance combined with ...

    11,000
    Hampshire
  • Following on from the success of the DB7 and bearing a strong family resemblance courtesy of Ian Callum, the new Vanquish offered the ultimate development of brutish styling and performance worthy of its title as Aston Martins new ultimate GT. Launched in 2002, this original example of the Vanquish was ordered and delivered new to the actor Hugh Grant following filming ‘About a Boy’. The car was discussed at length in various press interviews as well as famously featuring on the BBC's Top ...

    37,700
    Hampshire
  • We are delighted to offer this wonderful example of the ultimate road-going Aston Martin. Vanquish S is the last super GT to be powered by the normally aspirated and mighty Aston Martin 6Ltr. V12. Launched to coincide with their centenary year in 2013, the second generation Vanquish heralded an entirely new era for Aston Martin. With an entirely new 'VH' bonded aluminium chassis matched to a complete carbon fibre body, a first for Aston Martin, the new Vanquish helped propel Aston Martin into ...

    11,300
    Hampshire
  • With 640bhp and its permanent 4 wheel-drive system, the Performante sits squarely at the top of Lamborghini’s Huracan model range. The combination of unique Lamborghini styling and a glorious, naturally-aspirated V10 have helped create one of the finest cars produced by this most loved of Italian marques. With Audi’s technical ability and build quality matched to the flair and drama of Lamborghini design, the Huracan Performante is both hugely entertaining to drive as well as being refined ...

    5,500
    Hampshire
  • We are delighted to offer this Jaguar E-Type Series III Manual V12 for sale. Purchased by the previous owner in 1978, the E-Type formed part of a private museum/collection for over thirty seven years before being purchased and re-commissioned by its current keeper in late 2014. A noted ‘war bird’ pilot and engineer, the current owner has a raft of bills and invoices for work completed which help demonstrate his meticulous attention to detail. Determination to make the E-Type drive and respond ...

    56,000
    Hampshire
  • The proven formula of squeezing the largest and most powerful engine into the smallest possible space, has helped create some of the most exciting sports cars ever made. As such, the Aston Martin V12 Vantage is a perfect example of this tried and tested recipe. The idea of shoehorning Aston Martin’s mighty 6Lr. V12 engine into their smallest road going sports car, began as a simple design exercise to establish whether the ‘unlikely’ idea was even possible. Suggested and encouraged by the ...

    17,000
    Hampshire
  • The AFN Kardex confirms that chassis no. 115347 was built by Reutter in April 1961 as a 356B T5 1600 Super. Finished in Slate Grey with a red interior the car was subsequently delivered to the Edinburgh dealer, John Croall who most likely used it as their demonstrator. Little is known of its early movements until it appeared 14 years later in Peter Mitchells famous photograph, ‘Kingston Racing Motors, Sunday, Spring 1975, 4pm Olinda Terrace, Leeds’. It appeared to have been blown over in ...

    Hampshire
  • The Chimaera remains without doubt the most popular model produced by TVR throughout their 73-year history. Intended as a more spacious and comfortable offering to the already established Griffith, the Chimaera came with more touring boot space, slightly less aggressive looks and a softer, more compliant ride compared to its more brutish sibling. As a very late model this Chimaera wants for nothing in terms of specification and includes the numerous updates and improvements that were made ...

    64,000
    Hampshire
  • As the first model produced by Tesla in 2008, the Roadster holds a special place in the history of the motor car. The design brief was to build an exhilarating and driver-focused sports car with incredible performance and handling powered entirely by electricity. Employing the skills of Lotus engineers for the body, chassis and handling characteristics, the Roadster allowed Elon Musk to follow his master plan and create the global presence Tesla now holds. With 2,450 examples having sold ...

    24,000
    Hampshire
  • As one of the very last examples to be built, these final few Cerberas were some of the most exciting road going TVR’s ever made. Technically termed 4.2 but featuring uprated Red Rose heads and 4.5 big ends, this was the ultimate development of TVR's first entirely new and ‘in-house’ engine, the superb AJP-V8. With its narrow head and flat-plane crank, the AJP began life as a Formula One design capable of squeezing into a tiny 22inch cube. The naturally aspirated V8 produced figures ...

    32,600
    Hampshire
  • We are delighted to offer for sale this superb Aston Martin DB7 V12 Vantage Volante. Widely regarded as the car that saved one of the world’s favourite marques, the success of the DB7 was pivotal for Aston Martin at the time of its launch in 1994. Having achieved an instant and enthusiastic following from both the motoring press as well as traditional enthusiasts, the DB7 received a significant update in 2000 with the introduction of Aston Martins hand-built 6Ltr V12 powerplant. Renamed ‘DB7 ...

    48,000
    Hampshire
  • TVR made much of the fact that at the 1990 NEC Motor Show an order was taken every 8 minutes for their new Griffith . It's a testament to both John Ravenscroft and Peter Wheeler who penned the design that it still looks as fresh and modern today as it did when first launched 30 years ago. The proven recipe of shoehorning a large capacity V8 into a TVR began some 30 years earlier when Jack Griffith chose to replace his Grantura's 4 cylinder lump with a Ford 4.7 V8 - in doing so he not only lent ...

    37,500
    Hampshire
  • An immediate success and one of the most fondly regarded British designs of all time. At the time of its launch in March 1961, the sleek design of the Series-One Fixed Head Coupe was responsible for Enzo Ferrari famously claiming it to be 'the most beautiful car ever made'. The refined styling of the Series-One E-Type remains the most elegant form of the model and a shape that would prove unbeatable when compared with the two later variations. In addition the entirely revised version of the ...

    93,875
    Hampshire
  • As the first true sports car to be produced by Audi, the R8 won instant approval and high regard for both its performance and minimal styling at the time of launch in 2006. The permanent four wheel drive Quattro system was combined with light and rigid Audi Space Frame technology creating an aluminium chassis with carbon fibre centre tub. This hi-tech structure when matched to a mid-mounted and gloriously free-revving 5.2-litre V10 produced sublime levels of capability and handling. With over ...

    26,500
    Hampshire