British Classic Cars

EXCLUSIVE: 1979 MGB Roadster With 13k Miles!

Reader Jeff S recently purchased this sweet MGB from a friend. It’s showing just 13k miles on the odometer and has been parked in their garage for most of the time that they’ve owned it. Normally, we would assume… more»

V8-Powered 1957 Land Rover Series 7 Pickup

One of my dearest friends is a guy named Ben, and at one point, he was very into owning British cars and trucks. During this time, we’d often discuss installing an American-built V8 engine into one of his vehicles,… more»

Baby Baracuda: 1969 Sunbeam Alpine GT

When production of the Sunbeam Alpine Convertible ended in 1968, many people thought that it was the end of the line for the famous name. However, it was a mere 12-months later that the Sunbeam Alpine badges again appeared,… more»

Shriners’ Sports Car: 1960 Austin-Healey Sprite

While the Shriners are most well known for piloting small go-carts at parades and other gatherings, there’s also a fair amount of evidence supporting the belief that they can have fun with full-size cars, too. Take this 1960 Austin-Healey… more»

One of 407: 1978 Daimler Double Six

Years after seeing a Jaguar XJC on Cape Cod, it remains one of my favorite British cars. Admittedly, pillar-less coupes are a difficult design to resist, and these days, they’re an endangered species. This Daimler Double Six is a… more»

6,554 Genuine Miles: 1988 Jaguar XJ-SC

The Jaguar XJ-S suffered the same fate as so many cars to emerge from the strife-torn British Leyland concern. That problem was that when it was new, it wasn’t particularly good, and by the time it was good, it… more»

Barn Stored 5 Decades: 1957 MGA

Old British sports cars don’t die, they get faster. Due to the loss of weight from rust, or something like that. Although this ’57 MGA is a little rough around the edges, miraculously this little roadster is more solid… more»

EXCLUSIVE: Ready To Drive 1976 Triumph TR6

UPDATE – George received some questions about his TR6, such as the VIN number and whether it has overdrive. He accidentally put his Spitfire’s VIN in when he submitted it, so he sent us the correct VIN. And this… more»

14k Genuine Miles: 1979 MG MGB

While it may look a bit dusty and unloved, this 1979 MGB has remained washed and waved until fairly recently. If what the seller says in the listing is correct, then a good wash will be all that it… more»

1-of-122: 1994 Jaguar XJ12

While the XJ40-Series of the Jaguar XJ was in production from 1986 until 1994, the XJ81 version, which encompassed both the XJ12 and the Daimler Double-Six only saw production for a 12-month period from early 1993 until early 1994…. more»

Classic Motoring: 1927 Alvis 12/50 SD Beetleback

UPDATE – We just heard from Mark Dixon of Octane Magazine that he knows this collection and has some concerns about the eBay listing. He is going to contact the Managing Director of Bicester Heritage, which is where the… more»

Bargain Brit: 1959 Triumph TR3 Roadster

Update – This TR3 has been relisted, but the seller has now lowered their starting bid to $1,900 with no reserve. You can find it here on eBay with 2 days to go! From 1/25/2019 – Just looking at… more»

EXCLUSIVE: Motorcycles and Parts from the Georgia Collection

As some of you likely know, I am helping to clear out a large collection of salvage and project vehicles from a private owner. You can read more about the collection here in Part I; here in Part II; and the latest… more»

Fully Documented: 1979 MG MGB

If you would love nothing more than to lay your hands on a classic British sports car with a fully documented history, then this 1979 MGB could be the car that you’ve been looking for. It currently shows 89,000… more»

Big Luxury: 1987 Rolls-Royce Silver Spur Limousine

It has often been said that if you have to ask how much a Rolls-Royce is, then you probably can’t afford it. Well, guess what? I know how much this one is, and I still can’t afford it. However,… more»

Bodacious Brit: 1984 Lotus Espirit Turbo

Though the Lotus Espirit is an appealing mid-engine sports car, it never gained traction amongst collectors and enthusiasts in the same way as other vehicles from the era – such as the unattractive and slow DMC DeLorean that it… more»