British Classic Cars

Classified Find: 1961 Triumph TR3A Project

If you’re looking for the pure British sports car experience, Triumph’s TR series is always a good choice. While the later 6-cylinder cars offer more power, the earlier 4-cylinder cars are lighter and a bit more primitive, which might… more»

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Rare V12 Targa Roof: 1987 Jaguar XJ-SC

This 1987 Jaguar XJ-SC is the rare targa-style roof model that allowed occupants to have their cake and eat it, too, if they so desired. In other words, you could drive it as a standard coupe-style body, or remove… more»

Rust-Free Brit: 1967 Triumph Spitfire Mk2

For potential owners, each generation of the Triumph Spitfire offered a combination of both advantages and disadvantages when compared to one another. The Mk1 and Mk2 versions featured the purest styling, while the early Mk3s offered the highest levels… more»

Massive Barn Find Stash Found in France!

One of my most frequent automotive fantasies involves going off on a hike in search of a forgotten garage full of classic automobiles. I did this a few years ago with a friend off of a tip about a… more»

350 V8 Powered: 1988 Lotus Esprit SE

When considering that the Lotus Esprit is an attractive, mid-engine sports car built in the United Kingdom, most folks who stumbled upon this article probably wondered to themselves, “why does an article about a British sports car have a… more»

Rare Tor Edition: 1982 Range Rover

Early Range Rovers have been on the upward trajectory for quite some time, to the point that savvy sellers are now looking for pristine gray market examples to sell stateside. As it stands right now, early U.S. models are… more»

Parked For 30 Years: 1976 Triumph TR6

If you want a British Sports car that you can comfortably daily drive, the Triumph TR-6 is a great choice. It has decent legroom, the inline-six provides enough power to keep up with modern traffic, the 4-speed with overdrive… more»

Ready To Go: 1956 MG MGA Roadster

UPDATE 5/13/2020 – We just heard from the seller of this MGA and the winner of the auction backed out, so they have relisted this beautiful car here on eBay! Be sure to take another look at it and… more»

Rare 1959 Jaguar Mark I With 3.4-Liter Power!

Now here’s a rare find, a 1959 Mark I Jaguar with the larger 3.4-liter version of the famous twin-cam six and an auto box. It’s reasonably intact, particularly the interior, and it’s for sale with an asking price of… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1976 MG Midget

A few days ago, my plumber stopped by to fix a few issues in our new house. In chatting, he reminded me he’s a fiend for vintage cars, and that he has a clean MG Midget taking up space… more»

Budget Exotic? 2001 Lotus Esprit V8

When it was new, the V8-powered Lotus Esprit was a relative bargain compared to other supercars of the era. Today, it still remains a very good deal on the collector car marketplace, often priced far lower than its contemporaries… more»

Stored Since 1989! 1956 Triumph TR3

Among other things, the Triumph TR3 has the distinction of being the first “lower cost” British sports car to come with standard front disc brakes (as of 1957). But that’s not the only reason to ‘stop’ and take a… more»

Plastic Fantastic: 1961 Daimler SP250 Dart

What do you get when you step outside your box of making limousines and hearses, and jump head-first into fiberglass sports cars? In the late 1950s,  you might come up with something as unique as the Daimler Dart! This… more»

Baby Baracuda: 1969 Sunbeam Alpine GT

UPDATE 5/8/2020 – This rare Sunbeam Alpine GT has popped back up for sale, this time you can find it here on craigslist. Not much has changed since April of 2019, except for the price which has been massively… more»

Bargain Brit? 1958 Triumph TR3

Simplicity in all things mechanical is an asset. Look under the hood of a modern car and you can assume there is an engine in there, providing it’s not all-electric, but as to what you are looking out and… more»

Cheap British Droptop: 1995 Jaguar XJS Convertible

Finding a forgotten family car is perhaps one of the better barn find stories you can ask for, but it’s always intriguing when you see said vehicle parked among other classics. It makes you wonder who the family is,… more»