1957 Vauxhall Cresta E series

Lot: 293

Sold for (£): Unsold
Offered for sale is a 2.3L 1957 Vauxhall Cresta E series manual that has been with the current owner for the last 4 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 75 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Undoubtedly, the smartest car in the neighbourhood back in 1957...

  • Late production model (June 1957) with the new grille, more powerful engine and electric wipers
  • Optioned from new with leather seats, two-tone paint, sun visor and a radio
  • Engine starts and runs well. New piston rings and big end bearings in May 2011 (£1,075)
  • The engine bay is very neat clean and tidy. Appears to be in very good condition underneath.
  • The Baby Blue and Cream paintwork and the chrome are presentable. The interior could well be original
  • Lots of paperwork with the car including photos, daily running repairs in diary form and old MoTs 

 

Lot Details

Registration: MAS 246 RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1957 Engine size: 2.3L
Make: Vauxhall Odometer reading (miles): 48604
Model: Cresta E series MOT expiry: 2017-10-25
Warranted: No Chassis number: E1PC273434

CCA Condition Report

Overall: 75 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:
Trim:

Remarks

Paintwork and chrome are presentable with original looking patina, but a repaint would freshen it up. The underneath is very solid with only minor repairs carried.

Interior

Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:

Remarks

The headlining is in excellent condition, the seats and door panels could do with tidying but are useable and presentable.

Engine

Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:

Remarks

Engine starts and runs very well. New piston rings and big end bearings replaced in may 2011 (invoice for £1075) The engine bay is very neat clean and tidy.

Transmission

Gears: Drive-shaft:
Clutch:

Remarks

Drives well but has a slight clutch judder when reversing.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:

Remarks

The car has been well maintained and in lovely condition underneath.

Electrics

Minor: Major:

Remarks

Everything works even the radio lights up

Vehicle History

Remarks

There is lots of paperwork with the car including photos and daily running repairs in diary form. Also old mots and a partial trace of old owners from dvla

About the CCA Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history