British Classic Cars

1-of-386: 1955 Morgan 4/4

When you consider cars that have extended production lives, the Morgan 4/4 probably isn’t a car that instantly springs to mind. However, apart from a period during World War II, and another brief period during the early 1950s, the… more»

1954 Jaguar XK120 Roadster Barn Find

This right-hand-drive 1954 Jaguar XK120 Roadster is a recent barn find, where it supposedly kept company with a left-hand version of the same car. It’s for sale here on eBay with bids at $6,200 and reserve not met.

Parked In 1997: 1957 MG MGA

With Winter just around the corner, now would be a good time to secure a project car that could be driven and enjoyed when the weather turns warm once again. With that in mind, what could be better than… more»

Parked in ’74: 1952 Jaguar XK120 FHC

This 1952 Jaguar XK120 Fixed Head Coupe might appear to be an expensive starting point for a restoration project, but upon completion, it could be a car that is capable of commanding a solid 6-digit value. What makes it… more»

Ultimate Toy: 1949 Rolls-Royce Merlin Engine

It is hard to know whether this 1949 Rolls-Royce Merlin engine would rate as one of the ultimate man-cave items that we’ve seen here at Barn Finds, or whether an enthusiast is likely to buy the engine for use… more»

Agony and Ecstasy: 1966 Lotus Elan

The Lotus Elan is a study in contrasts. Built as the first Lotus designed exclusively for public roads, the car has attracted a following far in excess of its production numbers. Enthusiasts and writers wax poetically about its other… more»

20 Year Sleep: 1956 Jaguar XK140 Roadster

This Jaguar XK140 cuts a pretty forlorn figure sitting in this barn. It is a spot that it has occupied for more than 20-years while it has waited for someone to come along and return it to its best…. more»

Cheap 2-For-1: 1969 Triumph Spitfire

Okay, hands up those of you who love a 2-for-1 deal. If you have your hand up, then perhaps this 1969 Triumph Spitfire is the project car for you. Not only do you get the red car that you… more»

Plenty Of Interest: 1960 Triumph TR3

It seems that there are plenty of people who can see the potential that is locked away in this 1960 Triumph TR3 because at the time of writing, there are 154 people who are watching its listing here on… more»

A Pretty Facelift: 1978 MG Midget Arkley SS

Sometimes it seemed that MG just couldn’t catch a break.  While they built some great cars, many remember mistakes like jacking up the ride height on MGBs in combination with ugly rubber bumpers, a lack of investment in their… more»

Box of Parts, Box of Gas! 1958 Berkeley SE328

And now! In this corner! From Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, England… weighing in at 605 lb… the 1958 Berkeley SE328! This particular SE328 hails from Hubbard, Ohio in the Eastern flatlands of that fine state. The listing here on craigslist.org, asks… more»

Winter Project: 1952 MG TD/C

The MG TD/C was an attempt by the manufacturer to extract improved performance from its regular TD. In the end, MG produced 1,710 examples of the TD/C, and this particular 1952 model appears to be a nice example that… more»

Going Cheap? No Reserve 1976 Triumph TR6

At the moment, this 1976 Triumph Tr6 is going very cheaply via an auction with very little information and listed at no reserve. The TR6 is said to have last run three years ago, which is practically yesterday in… more»

Solid Restorer: 1950 MG TD

Ripe for restoration would be the best way to describe this 1950 MG TD. The paint is looking pretty tired, but it also appears to be a solid and complete car. If the owner’s description is accurate, then it… more»

Big BT7 Project: 1961 Austin Healey 3000

Austin Healey 3000’s have caught my attention ever since a high school friend’s cousin showed me his 1959 model replete with a Chevrolet 327 small-block engine and a Muncie four-speed manual transmission. Today’s find is a 1961 version that… more»

Surprise Packet: 1972 Triumph TR6

In my own humble opinion, the Triumph TR6 is the most attractive of the “TR” series of sports cars. It has a tougher stance than its predecessors and of the subsequent TR7 and TR8. This one is a vehicle… more»