British Classic Cars

Huge Stash of British Cars (and Others)

Every now and then you run up on a cache of cars and wonder how they came to be. Such is the case with this gathering of upwards of 50 cars (that I can count) which are largely British… more»

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Rare V8-Powered Sports Car: 1987 Marcos Mantula

Here, for your review is a Marcos Mantula. Sounds like a “who” that we’re going to review, more so than a “what” but it is, in fact, a very interesting, notable British sports car. One of only 289 produced… more»

Stunning Topaz: 1975 Triumph TR6

The Triumph TR6 is an often overlooked British sports car. The TR6 is a great option for the buyer that is looking for the classic throaty six-cylinder sound but does not have the budget for a big Healey or… more»

Ultra Rare Sedan: 1957 Bristol 405

The seller of this gorgeous 1957 Bristol 405 is apparently serious when he mentions that the original engine was dumped in Long Island Sound for use as a boat anchor, so there’s the added suspense of a treasure hunt… more»

Restored Barn Find: 1959 MGA Roadster

Until recently, this 1959 MG MGA Roadster had been sitting in this garage. This was a spot that it had occupied since 1985. It has been brought out into the light of day and has undergone a meticulous revival… more»

1,517-Mile 1970 Velocette Venom Clubman

It’s a Barn Finds British Bike Blowout here this weekend! Well, only two of them were highlighted so that’s not exactly a blowout, but it’s not every day that we see a 1970 Velocette Venom Clubman come up for… more»

No Reserve: 1979 Triumph TR7 Convertible

During its production run, Triumph produced 28,864 examples of the TR7 Convertible. The vast majority of these cars found their way to the US, but they are now a relatively rare sight on our roads. Early examples of the… more»

British Rarity: 1963 Alvis TD21

OK, a show of hands if you’ve heard of an Alvis! I thought so…My hand’s down, I’ve never heard of one either so let’s take a look at this very sharp, 1963 Alvis TD21. It is located in Vancouver,… more»

Crazy Suspension: 1969 Greeves Ranger

The British company Greeves has an interesting history and you can tell by looking at the front suspension, they also made interesting motorcycles. They started out by building vehicles for disabled folks and branched out into motorcycles. This interesting… more»

8,700 Mile Time Capsule: 1991 Lotus Elan

This 1991 Lotus Elan was apparently someone’s weekend-only driver, as it has a mere 8,739 miles on the clock. That’s obscenely low, and speaks to a car that was kept under wraps aside from quick jaunts in only the… more»

One-Owner Original: 1980 MGB Roadster

There is no doubt that the release of the original Mazda MX-5 was a game-changer for the 2-seat roadster scene. However, there are still a significant number of people who long to own a traditional British sports car. That… more»

British Bargain? No Reserve 1979 Triumph TR7

If you’re looking for a British roadster, please tell me if this 1979 Triumph TR7 checks the right boxes – British Racing Green, rust-free, and low-mileage. Sounds like a good start to me. This TR7 was sent in by… more»

Clean Barn Find: 1960 MGA 1600

The owner of this 1960 MGA Mark I doesn’t provide us with a lot of details about the vehicle. However, it does look to be extremely clean and tidy for a classic that has just been unearthed in a… more»

Motorcycle Powered? 1958 Berkeley SE 492

If you don’t know what a Berkeley SE 492 is, don’t feel bad about it. I’d never heard of of one either. All of us that are car people don’t want to admit that something slipped in under our… more»

Tidy Five-Speed! 1982 DeLorean DMC-12

Launching a completely new automobile company rarely goes according to plan. Having a great product helps, but it takes much more than an excellent vehicle to succeed. This 1982 DeLorean in Olympia, Washington still looks fresh today, some nearly… more»

20 Years Stored: 1974 Jensen Interceptor Series III

This 1974 Jensen Interceptor is a a project, but one that remains in very nice condition despite being stored for 20 years. The seller contends the floors are among the best he’s seen in an Interceptor, and I have… more»