British Classic Cars

Estate Sale Find: 1965 Austin Healey MkIII BJ8

This Big Healey has apparently led the good life, living in Los Gatos, CA, the current owner enjoying her for 20 years with only one other owner since new.  It’s a splendid 1965 sports convertible, Ice Blue Metallic and… more»

Original Two-Tone Seats! 1972 MGB GT

I took an initial glance at this ’72 MGB GT and kept on cruising but then I backed up and looked her over again. What caught my attention is this car’s cleanliness and sharp presentation. We encounter MGs of… more»

Cheap Toyota-Powered 1964 MG Midget

A friend of mine used to own an MG Midget. He called it his “roller skate” because they were about the same size. Great Britain’s MG built the little Midget sports car between 1961-79 across four generations of essentially… more»

Barn Find Bugeye: 1960 Austin Healey Sprite

Sometimes, the listing for a particular car is almost more interesting than the vehicle itself. In the case of this 1960 Austin Healey Sprite, otherwise known as a Bugeye, the background reveals numerous large barn structures, and the photos… more»

500-Mile Tested! 1975 MGB Find

After returning this 1975 MGB to the road through some extensive work, the seller has tested the car for over 500 miles before offering it for sale! It’s listed here in our Barn Finds Classifieds and is priced at… more»

V8 Transplant: 1952 Jaguar XK120 OTS

It isn’t unusual to see a Jaguar XJ6 or an XJ12 with a Chevrolet V8 under the hood, and conversion kits for this transplant are readily available. Finding a classic like this 1952 XK120 OTS with such a transplant… more»

Driven Daily! 1961 Morris Minor 4X4

What happens when you combine a Morris Minor with a Suzuki Samurai? Ta-Da, this! The seller refers to it this way, “Suzuki reliability with ’60s English car charm!” You have to appreciate the sense of automotive imagination that could… more»

Boxes And Boxes: 1950s Jaguar D-Type Project

For heaven’s sake don’t let the children look over your shoulder at this car’s post for fear they’ll have night sweats about aliens! Well, hopefully, this big-boy car kit in YOUR garage doesn’t give YOU night sweats of a… more»

No Reserve: 1965 Rover P6 2000

The Rover P6 was a model that showed remarkable longevity. Initially released in 1963, it soldiered on gallantly until 1977. This 1965 P6 2000 looks like an absolute beauty, and it now needs a new home. Its needs are… more»

Some Assembly Required: 1965 Austin-Healey 3000

I’m not sure what to make of this one, it’s supposed to be a 1965 Austin-Healy 3000 but it looks suspiciously like a pile o’ parts. The listing is not too descriptive either, as well as being a bit… more»

Original Paint: 1952 MG TD Roadster

There’s nothing that beats the feeling that you get when you locate a classic car that has spent years hidden away in a barn or a shed. That is the story behind this 1952 MG TD. The current owner… more»

No Reserve Roadster: 1967 Triumph TR4A

When the Triumph TR4 first broke cover, people were surprised by how much more aggressive its styling was when compared to its predecessors. It received an update when the TR4A was introduced in 1965, and while the cosmetic changes… more»

8 Out Of 10? 1989 Lotus Esprit SE

Get your rating cards and hold them up! The seller of this 1989 Lotus Esprit tells prospective buyers that his British baby averages an overall rating of 8 out of 10 – though he rates the condition only as… more»

BF Classifieds: 1918 Oldsmobile Model 45 And More

This 1918 Oldsmobile Model 45 7-passenger Touring Car is one of approximately 8,100 produced. It appears to be in really nice shape but that’s about all we know. However, the seller has listed not just the Oldsmobile but 26… more»

Cobra Alternative! 1967 Sunbeam Tiger

Jamming an American V8 in a nimble European sports car has been done numerous ways, most famously in the form of Carroll Shelby’s Cobra, based on the British AC Ace. This Sunbeam Tiger takes the same approach, right down… more»

BF Classified: 30-Year-Stored Bugeye Sprite

Every once in a while, I get to write a post about a car that should sell to the first person that sees it with the available cash. This is one of those posts! This 1959 Austin-Healey Sprite has… more»