Carfest South Classic Car Auction Sale Session
Sold for: £5,060
Kindly donated with 100% of proceeds going to Children in Need, just 2 owners from new! This attractive 1967 Morris Minor 1000 2 Door is finished Almond Green with light green interior. It has had 2 owners from new, with the last owner owning the car for around 20 years. We are told the car was fully restored in 1990 and is structurally and mechanically sound. Cosmetically, we are informed the car is in very good order. The Engine is a 1098CC A Series. This model is the last incarnation of the Minor's which translates to a very usable car, suitable for everyday use. Only two months ago, it was fitted with 4 new radial tyres which combined with the torsion beam suspension translates to good handling. This car has been kindly donated by the vendor, with 100% of the proceeds going towards BBC Children in Need.
Sold for: £7,370
A very original car reading only 23,800 miles. This Austin Mini Super-de-Luxe was supplied new on 16th July 1964 in Maroon with Satin Beige interior. The car was taken off the road in the 1980s, where it had covered only 23,500 miles. There is a statement from another auction house confirming these details and at that time the car still retained its original paint. The previous owner decided to carry out a number of works that included a brake overhaul however, more recently, the car has been maintained by the London Mini Centre and has just been serviced. With only 3 previous owners from new and reading 23,800 unwarrented miles, this mini is ready to be used and enjoyed and is supplied with a fresh MoT.
Sold for: £8,580
Having won awards and being upgraded in the 1980s with the correct desirable parts, this truly retro period and transformed show piece Anglia could, with its highly tuned engine and the roar of the twin forties, be used as a track day/fast road car, however with ease it could be converted baack to 100% original specification for the purists, but why would you? Frrom the original Motolita wheel down to the Motorola FM Longwave Radio this car will please and tick all your boxes. Coming with a wealth of reciepts for works carried out and spares , this vintage Blue Oval is a must for any Blue Oval collector.
A handsome 1981 Alfa GTV showing 56,000 miles, benefiting from a reported £8008.99 spent with L&M Lancia/Alfa specialists since 2011. We are told this car has been used, cherished and much money spent on getting the car driving as it should. The car has a Nardi wooden steering wheel, an Alfaholics handling kit, re trimmed cream leather interior, Alfa 75 gearbox conversion with correctly re-calibrated electric speedometer. Also previously a Classic and Sportscar feature car.
2 Registered owners and reportedly covered only 37,500 miles in its 39 years. We are informed by the vendor that the last owner purchased this car in July 1980, he was a ex Jaguar engineer as part of the history is a covering letter to confirm the mileage. We are told In the mid 90's the car was subject to a high quality back to metal repaint and restoration with photographic evidence . Since this time we are informed the car has been stored in a garage and only driven on sunny dry weekends, as a result the vendor believes underside of the car great condition with little evidence of repair. Please note this car is currently having a respray, with fresh photos to be supplied before catalogue close.
Sold for: £2,420
A well preserved and original Morris Minor oozing bags of character having been cherished by its previous owners and having spent its last 12 years with one owner. It has covered very few miles in recent years and has only 70,000 miles showing in total. This car is ready to be enjoyed and has plenty of life left to give.
A lovely Brighton built BMW Isetta 300 with just three former owners. A true 1950's classic. This "Bubble Car" was first registered in the UK 12/10/1959, recent work we are told included some minor tidying, a full mechanical overhaul including a new clutch fitted. As a 1959 vehicle this left hand drive Isetta is exempt from the requirement for an MoT, the vendor informs us that the car has been thoroughly serviced and checked through by our local classic car specialist. Driving a "Bubble Car" as anyone who has driven one will know, is quite an experience! The willing 300CC motocycle engine coupled to a relatively close ratio gearbox allows reasonably rapid progress in traffic, accompanied by plenty of smiles and waves from passers-by.
Sold for: £8,800
An unused 1970 MGB Roadster since its rebuild in 2008. Finished in Old English White with a black roof. This car has been with the current owners father for 30 years and has been well loved and cherished . The current registration is being taken off and so will come with an age related plate. The restoration works were undertaken by Colne Classics of Essex and has photographic evidence to come with the car. Ready to drive away with its new owner from Car Fest.
Number two of the pair entered is a 1986 registered MGBGT LE . This car was purchased by the same gentleman but not registered until 1986 hence the C Plate. Having covered just 40000 miles it is just run in! The current vendor again informs us that this car drives exceptionally well and has plenty of life to give to its new owner. The interior is as new and is very inviting. Where else can you buy a matching pair of MGBGT's that have such low mileages?
A charming 1969 Mercedes 250 CE Coupe showing 97,000 miles. Offered for sale with a fresh UK MoT certificate, we are told this Mercedes has been previously restored and spent all its life in Southern Ireland before being imported into the UK this year. This car is supplied with a Nova number and is ready to be re-registered in the UK.
Sold for: £13,200
Thoroughly restored by Flying Cat Engineering of Royston, Herts in 2009. (Although documentation relating to this is no longer with the car). We are informed various underside and panel repairs were made before the car was treated to a bare metal respray and a fresh coat of underseal. It also benefited from a professional re-trim and sundry re-chroming, while the 2.4-litre engine was extensively overhauled and converted to run on unleaded fuel. The suspension and brakes were rejuvenated, the electrical system checked and serviced, and new rear lights, window rubbers/seals and wire wheels fitted, along with a refurbished clock and speedometer.
"Black beauty" the second of our two 911/993s in left hand drive with Automatic gearbox. This particular car has 56893 KMs on the clock from new and again is fully documented from Japan. The paint work we are told is nearly flawless and has a very deep lustre.