1954 Riley RME 1.5 litre

Lot: 305

Sold for (£): Unsold
Offered for sale is a 1.5L 1954 Riley RME 1.5 manual that has been with the current owner for the last 13 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 90 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Stylish, charming and unhurried, the quintessential fifties classic...

  • Finished in cream with an excellent black vinyl roof. Paintwork could be improved
  • Attractive red leather interior with original walnut finishes and dash, incorporating Jaeger clock
  • Used regularly by the current owner for private weddings and summer picnics
  • Handles well for a saloon of the era. The choice of Police Forces in period
  • Replacement Riley engine and gearbox within last 500 miles
  • Excellent stainless steel exhaust system
  • An affordable classic that turns heads and raises smiles


Lot Details

Registration: 629 UYK RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1954 Engine size: 1.5L
Make: Riley Odometer reading (miles): 70850
Model: RME 1.5 MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: RME22906

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 90 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


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Replacement Riley engine and gearbox, as per original specification, fitted by specialist classic engineer in 2015.


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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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