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In 1927, William Lyons, co-founder of the Swallow Sidecar Company, saw the commercial potential of producing a re-bodied Austin 7. Initially produced as an open 2-seater, followed by a Coupe (adding a hard top) and a 4-seater saloon. The Art Deco designs of the model were finished in a bright two-tone colour scheme and ...

22 Jun 2022
Channel Islands

The Austin 16 was produced between 1927 and 1937. In total 5,742 were built in various body styles during its 10 years in production. The later cars (from 1934) have a body-coloured radiator shroud and synchromesh on 3rd and 4th gears. They were capable of 60 mph in their day. More recently used as a wedding car for ...

22 Jun 2022
Channel Islands

The Triumph TR6 was officially introduced in January 1969 and production ran on until July 1976, by which time over 91,000 had been made, the vast majority (over 80,000) exported, nearly all to the United States. At the TR6’s launch, one press article declared it ‘the last of the real sports cars’. The TR6 was ...

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20 Jun 2022
Channel Islands

The Jaguar 420 (and its Daimler Sovereign equivalent) were introduced in 1966 and produced for only two years, with just over 10,000 made. It was developed from the earlier Jaguar S-Type, retaining its sophisticated independent rear suspension, but fitted with the larger 4.2-litre XK engine and given a modest re-style, ...

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20 Jun 2022
Channel Islands

The ‘Series’ Sunbeam Alpine was introduced by Rootes in 1959, using the then current Hillman Minx as the basis for a 2-seater sports convertible. The styling was aimed squarely at the US market and it was indeed designed by a pair of Americans, resulting in the prominent US-style fins at the rear of the car but a low ...

20 Jun 2022
Channel Islands

This robust Austin 18 was purchased by the current owner (a retired garage proprietor) in 1998 for wedding hire purposes. It has been in regular use in Guernsey since that time and properly maintained by the owner. The Austin is powered by a 2510cc side valve straight-six, allied to four-speed manual transmission. It ...

18 Jun 2022
Channel Islands

A Limited Edition Mini Cooper 35, one of some 200 made for the UK market to commemorate the 30th. anniversary of the Mini Cooper wins in the Monte Carlo Rallies. Manufactured to look like the 1960's Cooper S Mini, but with the modern underpinnings of the time. Jersey supplied from new via the local dealership. Mechanically ...

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17 Jun 2022
Channel Islands

When the MGA arrived in 1955, it must have come as quite a shock to MG aficionados who had become used to the now dated pre-war look of the company's sports cars. However, taste and styling were moving ahead in the early 1950’s with desirable and attractive cars being available from BMC’s main competitors at Triumph ...

44,500
16 Jun 2022
Channel Islands

A Jersey registered car from new and owned by a wealthy hotelier for a fair proportion of its later life. It was his pride and joy and he happily lavished considerable amounts of £££'s on the car improving its condition - it was periodically in our restoration workshops having work undertaken. The car was often seen ...

16 Jun 2022
Channel Islands