British Classic Cars

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21k Mile: Rare 1979 TVR Taimar

A number of years ago, we had the interesting opportunity of rescuing a TVR Tasmin. It proved to be one of the most interesting and challenging projects we’ve ever taken on. Honestly, I’d do it all over again if… more»

Barn Find Garage Update: 1977 MGB Roadster

We’ve got so many projects currently going on at the Barn Finds Garage that I said no more new ones until a few have been completed. Well, Jesse drug home another derelict, but this is one that we have… more»

BF Auction: 1952 MG TD

Over its nearly 20-year run, MG’s T-Type saw a number of updates and improvements. The TD was the fourth iteration and saw a number of changes that made it a more comfortable and easier-to-use car. While some didn’t like… more»

Cheap Driver: 1963 Austin Healey Sprite

This pocket-sized Brit is fun incarnate. If you’ve never driven a Sprite or a Midget, try one on for size sometime; they’re not fast but they feel quick. And though small, the handling infuses the driver with confidence –… more»

Aluminum-Bodied Beauty: 1953 Bristol 403

The aluminum-bodied Bristol 403 is an example of vintage luxury model that incorporated both design and engineering philosophies that are still at play today. Light-weight construction, wind-cheating aero, and powerful drivetrains are all basic ingredients when designing a luxury… more»

Beach Cruiser: 1995 Land Rover Defender 90 NAS

One of the greatest joys I’ve experienced as an automotive enthusiast is driving a 4×4 on a beach. Specifically, a beach that doesn’t lend itself to easy access by throngs of beach-goers, meaning you can drive out as far… more»

BF Auction: 1962 Triumph TR4

If you’ve been on the hunt for a great British Sports Car, the Triumph TR4 is a great option. They are comfortable, offer solid performance, and are easy to work on. This example is being offered by a British… more»

BF Auction: 1958 MGA Roadster

In the world of British Sports cars, you can’t get much more iconic than the MGA. Its lovely styling, simplicity, and agile handling made it an instant hit for MG. This example is part of a collection of classic… more»

BF Auction: No Reserve British Sports Car Parts Stash

Occasionally, a parts collection will emerge where the sheer scope of what is offered is breathtaking. Such is the case with this assortment of classic British sports car components. The late owner was a genuine enthusiast, and his recent… more»

Stored Since the ’90s: 1970 TVR Vixen

Despite their limited production, vintage TVR models seem to pop up for sale as recent barn find projects with surprising regularity. The 1970 Vixen shown here is like most of them, however, which is to say in incomplete condition… more»

Forgotten Roadster: Daimler SP250 Barn Find

In the world of British barn finds, most of the cars we see pulled out of sheds and garages are MGs, Austin Healeys, and Jaguars. Rarely do we see a Daimler SP250 pop out of the woodshed, which the… more»

Affordable Drop-Top: 1974 MGB

Finding a project candidate that is solid, affordable, and promises to be a straightforward restoration can be challenging, but that appears to be the opportunity awaiting the new owner of this 1974 MGB. The seller’s grandfather has been tinkering… more»

Wants It Gone: 1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow

Sometimes, you can just tell when a seller wants to be done with a car. This is a listing for a 1979 Rolls-Royce Silver Shadow (mistakenly labeled a Phantom) and the seller is listing it on behalf of the… more»

Race Car Project? 1962 Morgan 4/4

The Morgan 4/4 was launched in 1936 as a two-seater and other than a hiatus during WWII, production ran until 2018. No other car model has had as long a run as the 4/4. With an ash body skeleton… more»

Bowtie Under The Bonnet! 1980 MGB

It’s a 1980 MGB, one of the last, as ’80 was its grand finale. Yes, it has those outsized black rubber bumpers which seem to be the bane of ‘74.5 and later Bs. Anything else remarkable? Well, I guess… more»

Holy Grail Car: 2005 Mini Cooper JCW Convertible

When we look at the vintage muscle and classic cars that are most sought after today, it is often the equipment list that makes or breaks the final sale price. It also usually takes a few years for the… more»