Arnolt Bristol Deluxe - reputedly only 7000 miles from new!
This AC Aceca had lost its Bristol engine and was fitted with a Daimler V8.
Lancia Aurelia GT B20 - Wonderful Italian Style
AC 428 Coupe Frua - fierce performance and a beautiful body.
Bristol 405 DHC - the ultimate 6 cylinder Bristol?
AC 2-4-6 Coupe
MG M Type 12/12 Le Mans
My First XK - 120 FHC circa 1985
Bristol 411 Series 1 - serious performance with luxury.
Aston Martin DB2 / 4 Drophead
AC Aceca Bristol
Citroen SM EFI - an original UK car.
A rare RHD XK 150 S Roadster
1909 Albion A3 16 hp repatriated from Australia.
Aston Martin DB2 Drophead
Citroen DS 21 Decapotable by Chapron
Jaguar E Type 1961 open bonnet lock - RHD
Bristol 401 by Touring - the Superleggera prototype for the Aerodyne Bristols
The family AC 4 seater sports returned after 30 years in USA
A rare Jaguar XK 150 - an original 3.8S
MG TF - surely the prettiest of all MGs
Bristol 405 - the only 4 door Bristol - sometimes known as “the flying greenhouse “
Bristol 404 - “The Businessmans Express”
A beautifully restored AC 4 seater sports tourer - this model was styled by the Earl of March
Another early E Type - RHD chassis number 246
A rare RHD XK 120 FHC - such a pretty car.
Aston Martin DB4 series 5 Vantage - almost a DB5 but with the 4 speed manual + overdrive gearbox preferred by many DB4 / 5 aficionados.
There is something very period and attractive about the Mark One - maybe we are all just used to the look of the Mark Two.
The V8 engine in the Dart is magnificent and the looks grow on you. This one had rack and pinion steering and drove beautifully.
This Triumph TR3A was a nice example. It is a real 50s sports car and a lot of fun. Also very good value.
E Type series 1 4.2 FHC - still the unspoiled looks of the early cars but with improved interior and all synchro box.
This Aston was a great project car - pretty much complete and a practical proposition for the home restorer.
The Jensen CV8 was a fast car and drove very well indeed. This car had a wonderful red leather interior.
This XK had a period racing history and only two owners for more than 50 years..
Still they turn up! A project AC Aceca Bristol complete with 100D2 engine.
A top spec AC Aceca Bristol with original D2 engine, disc brakes and overdrive. Fast, noisy, nervous and very desirable.
This Aston was quite scruffy but had a 3.8 Jaguar engine and went like a rocket.
This rare RHD Iso Grifo looked marvellous. When new it was road tested at 169 mph
One of the last Wolverhampton Sunbeams - a 1935 25 hp limousine in wonderful original condition with only 70,000 miles from new.
This 1903 Autocar never missed a beat on the 2007 London to Brighton run four up - an all girls team !
This 120 looked really good in the classic colour scheme of Old English White with red interior.
This Healey 100 / 4 to M spec really surprised us with its stump pulling torque and crisp handling. We were sorry to see it go.
Aerodynes always look good in black. This was a 401 upgraded with remote change, disc brakes etc.
This 1957 AC Aceca Bristol had one owner till 1981 and only two more since.
A very pretty XK 120 DHC.
The Bristol 400 was very advanced for 1948 and had a tremendous competition record. This example went really well and had great charm.
Fifties Mercedes were beautifully built and this 190 SL felt rock solid on the road.
Another Open Bonnet Lock E Type
This Aceca Bristol was basically very sound but it still required a lot of work.
This Aston DB2-4 was very smart and went really well.
This handsome Alvis Speed 25 saloon was one of the last built before the war. It was with its last owner for 50 years.
This was a Bristol 403 which had all the desirable upgrades including overdrive and disc brakes. It looked wonderful and drove superbly..
A very early RHD XK 120 Roadster - chassis no 81.
The AC Greyhound looks a bit Aston - ish from the rear. Like so many this one had lost its Bristol engine.
A beautifully restored Sunbeam Alpine - an unusual car which went well.
The Gordon Keeble had a Chevy V8 and a four speed box giving 60 mph in first. This one had rack and pinion steering courtesy of Jaguar and drove nicely.
A stunning Corvette.
This RHD XK 120 Roadster had a fast road engine with triple Webers and went as well as it looked.
This Derby Bentley was ex Sir Malcolm Campbell and still painted in his distinctive colour.
An original UK RHD Fiat 500 - lots of fun.
AC engined Aceca - one owner from new in 1960!
A rare Healey BN7 2 seater - and still on original steel wheels.
This low mileage XJ6 was mint and spent all its life in Cornwall.
This AC Greyhound had been slumbering for 15 years and still had its original Bristol engine.
A fascinating car - how different the Porsche 356 must have seemed in period.
A very striking Mercedes 220S Cabriolet - really solidly built and with wonderful interior leather and woodwork .
A 1959 Lotus Elite - way ahead of its time .
Simply sublime - the XK in its purest form - a 120 FHC with steel wheels and spats. One of my favourite XKs - it went to USA.
This was a lovely 120 DHC - so stylish but a bit cramped for the taller driver.
Ford Model A in barn find condition - but very sound.
A superbly restored AC Greyhound. It had a Triumph engine but we fitted a rebuilt Bristol 2.2 litre.
AC Ace Bristol - this was a top spec original UK car with overdrive disc brakes etc. Just wonderful!
Mokes are fun!
XK 140 FHC - great touring cars and absolutely no longer the Cinderellas of the XK range.
An original Bristol engined AC Greyhound which now has a Ford straight six.
Bristol Beaufighter - with 6.7 litres of turbocharged Chrysler V8 this was a flying machine.
Another Bristol 400 - this time a beatifully restored example with all the upgrades - remote control, overdrive, disc brakes etc
The Facel Vega is such a striking car - no wonder they attracted so many celebrity owners in period.
They cant have made many XK 150 Dropheads with steel wheels and spats. And very few have survived till today.
This timewarp Lagonda was surprisingly well preserved but hadn’t run for many years.
Another AC Greyhound - again with a Triumph engine.
These Mark 4 Dropheads are very handsome cars. This one just needed a small amount of work to finish.
This Lancia Flavia Zagato was a rare RHD car needing a lot of work. The body style is gloriously eccentric.
Another Aceca Bristol - this one looking very sporting with body colour wires and no bumpers.
A manual V8 fastback Mustang in black - pretty cool and it went well too.
A Mark 5 Drophead - perhaps not quite as elegant as the Mark 4 above.
These Sunbeams were such high quality cars - this was a lovely unspoilt example.
A really striking Corniche convertible in Le Mans Blue - not for the retiring type. Unsurpisingly it had spent much of its life in Monaco.
We really liked this Alvis TF21. This was the last Alvis and one of only 106 made - with 5 speed ZF and power steering it was a lovely car to drive.
This Aceca Bristol was owned for 20 years by a director of TT Worksjhops - excellent provenance. It had a 2.2 litre engine and drove really nicely.
A manual V8 Aston with 4 Webers. Stonking performance and great value.
A rare AC 3000 ME.
This Mark 2 sported a louvred bonnet with Coombs arches and a hot 3.8 engine with a big bore exhaust. Fun!
Another AC 4 seater sports tourer to Earl of March design - lovely flowing lines.
This Aceca Bristol had one owner from 1965 to 2007. It was finished in its original AC Black Pearl colour.
A Lancia Flavia convertible - a rare thing in RHD.
A manual Jaguar 420 - not sporting but very comfortable and what good value!
This was King George VI own Lanchester - a fascinating barn find.
The Flying Spur by Mulliner - one of the last coachbuilt Bentleys - restrained elegance and a lovely interior.
This Aceca Bristol is LHD and was shipped to California when new. It looks great on slightly wider 15” wheels.
This 2 litre Aston Martin from 1938 had a drophead coupe body by ED Abbott of Farnham and looked very striking in silver and dark blue.
The MG TC is such a friendly lively little sports car - no wonder it was such a hit in USA.
It is a great opportunity to savour short term alternative motor cars prior to selling them for someone else to indulge and enjoy. Our background may give you some insight into the pursuit of searching for, purchasing and ultimately selling these sort of cars.
Charles is in Somerset and Alistair in West Sussex but some of the cars are in Hampshire.