1962 Ford Consul Capri by Hooper

Lot: 862

Sold for (£): 12,320
Offered for sale is a 1.5L 1962 Ford Consul Capri manual. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 84 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

One of only 40 bespoke cars built by Hooper Coachworks...

  • Specification varied depending on customer requirements. Conversion cost around £500 in 1962
  • Originally would have had Connoly Leather seating, wool carpets, and wool cloth headlining
  • Walnut dash, different switchgear, tail lights, boot interior, brass sill plates, Hooper badges
  • Restored at some point by VC Restorations of Doncaster. Exterior seems very good
  • Believed to be one of two/three left on the road. An interesting classic
  • Registration has been applied for with the DVLA so will be supplied as soon as it arrives. Car has been MOT'd from the chassis plate.


Lot Details

Registration: 531 AUN RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1962 Engine size: 1.5L
Make: Ford Odometer reading (miles): 61423
Model: Consul Capri MOT expiry: 2019-07-12
Warranted: No Chassis number: Z38B183527

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 84 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Finished in a light Metallic Blue


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


Seat leather heavily patinated. Dashboard veneers may need attention. Some TLC required


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


The Hooper cars were left absolutely standard mechanically with the 1500cc pre-crossflow engine.


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History

About the 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