1933 Riley Nine Special Four-Seat Tourer

Lot: 343

Sold for (£): 10,767
Offered for sale is a 1.2L 1933 Riley Nine Special Four Seat Tourer manual that has been with the current owner for the last 19 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 73 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

The Riley Nine was one of the world's best small sports cars...


  • A 1933 Riley Nine rolling chassis fitted with a bespoke body by its owner
  • Hand-crafted 4-seat Tourer bodywork with a folding hood
  • Recently rebuilt Riley 1087cc twin-cam (crank, rods, pistons and new clutch)
  • Used by our vendor for extensive touring including trips to the Continent


Lot Details

Registration: JSL 389 RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1933 Engine size: 1.2L
Make: Riley Odometer reading (miles): 12023
Model: Nine Special Four Seat Tourer MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: 6022679

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 73 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


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


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Recent engine rebuild, new crank, rods and pistons.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


New clutch when engine overhauled

Running Gear

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


Minor: Major:


Fully functioning but not in original state.

Vehicle History


Most servicing and maintenance carried out by owner

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