Pininfarina was the genius behind this front-engined masterpiece. The design was derived from the almost identical looking 365 GT4 2+2 (which itself was based on the famous Daytona). Production began in 1976, when Ferrari revealed its first car fitted with an automatic transmission, the 400, at the Paris Motor show of 1976. The GT version however took advantage of a five-speed all synchromesh transmission. Although the incorporation of an automatic transmission, and U.S. emissions compliance, indicate it may have been designed for the Americans market, no version of the 400 series was ever officially imported to the USA. Despite this, many have been brought to America as grey imports where the car enjoyed a limited popularity with movie stars such as Sammy Davis Jr. The interior was lavishly appointed with rich leather, fine wood and higher end carpet. The injection version followed with Bosch K-Jetronic under the bonnet. Today, its sleek Pininfarina-designed lines and relatively limited production numbers certainly give it classic status. Originally registered on 25th May 1984, this Ferrari has only had six keepers in its 32 years on the road. Purchased by the current owner in 201
The Honda CX series motorcycles were developed and released in the late 1970's with production ending in most markets by the mid 1980's. The design included innovative features and technologies that were uncommon or unused at the time such as liquid cooling, electric-only starting, low-maintenance shaft drive and modular wheels. The electronic ignition system was separate from the rest of the electrical system enabling the motorcycle to be push-started and ridden in case of a total electrical system failure. For the 1983 model year, the engine was increased to 673cc, together with an increase in power. This handsome motorcycle is rare, interesting and in very good condition. With only two previous keepers and owned by the current vendor since 2009, this example has only covered 32,000 miles from new. These 650 turbo Honda's are a delight to ride with a very smooth power delivery. The innovative technology on this machine is to be admired and you have to remind yourself this motorcycle is 33 years old; supplied with a V5C registration document.
Jaguar/Daimler refreshed its six-cylinder XJ saloon and Daimler Sovereign range in 1973 with the introduction of the XJ6 and Daimler Sovereign Series II. The new cars featured a sleeker new body shell which had a slimmer front grille, new front air intake below the bumper, new lights and a revised interior. At first, the short and long wheelbase versions were available, however all cars after 1975 carried the long wheelbase and were, once again, powered by the 4.2 litre, XJ unit. Presented in resplendent burgundy with contrasting beige leather hide, this beautiful example has been meticulously cared for by a fastidious owner who serviced all fluids weekly regardless of cost. Covering 750 motorway miles a week, the owner decided to opt for an expensive LPG conversion so that he could use his beloved XJ6 as a daily commute. With four recent new tyres and new stainless steel exhaust system, this series III could be considered one of the coolest motorway mile crunchers and is certainly more fun than Mr. Mondeo. The new owner may well wish to give the car a more relaxed lifestyle, however, which the smooth running XJ would suit perfectly. The vendor describes the car as an owner's dream
Bamby Cars are a British built marque of microcars produced in small numbers at Hull in the early 1980s. Bambys were designed and built by Alan Evans who manufactured a one-off replica of the Peel P50 which also served as a prototype for further production. This Bamby was registered on 3 rd September 1984 and has been used very little during its 32 years on British roads. These are rare and unusual vehicles with a 49cc Suzuki engine, electric start and exceedingly economical. We are advised B636 URH runs and drives as it should. Finished in blue and supplied with a V5C registration document.
All Bamby cars were three-wheelers with the single wheel at the rear. On the later models such as this , the brakes were hydraulic and two headlamps fitted replacing the single unit on early Bambys. The model was exhibited at the Ideal Home Exhibition of 1984, meeting with overall public approval but few were made and the final Bamby left the factory within a few months. This Bamby was registered on 26th, September 1984 and has only covered 2,613 miles from new. These are unusual vehicles bearing a strong resemblance to the Peel P50. With production of the Bamby in very low numbers (thought to be around 25 units), these are very rare and collectable microcars. Supplied with a V5C registration document and offered without reserve.
The Ford Capri was the Ford Mustang of Europe. A mind boggling array of options meant that the Capri could be whatever you wanted it to be; just like the Mustang. The Capri was, in fact, a far more varied animal than the Mustang with engines ranging from 1300cc to 3100cc as well as a myriad of trim specifications. It was released to the press on 24th January 1969 at the Brussels Motor Show and caused a sensation. For the 1982 model year, a new sporty version debuted at the Geneva Motor Show called the 2.8 Injection. Power rose to a claimed 160PS giving a top speed of 130mph. The Capri 2.8 Injection breathed new life into the range with the four-speed gearbox replaced with a five-speed unit early on and, at the same, in 1984, upgrading to the Capri Injection 'Special' using half leather seating and a limited slip differential. Externally, the car could easily be distinguished by seven spoke RS wheels, colour-coded grill and headlamp surrounds. This superb example must represent one of the best available; a rare original four speed example presented in gleaming new white coachwork with shark grey Carla check cloth interior. Having clearly been someone's pride and joy, the original in
*SIMILAR QUALITY CARS ALWAYS REQUIRED* SOLD Thinking of selling? Our proven commission sale or SOR (Sale or Return) program is a great way to utilise and access our professional services and facilities while still maximising the return from your vehicle with minimal hassle, stress and time, If you’d like to take advantage of this then please get in touch for further information. Alternatively If you’d like to move your vehicle on quickly and efficiently with minimal delay then we can make an offer on an outright purchase basis with payment and collection arranged soon after. A chic ultra-rare Alfasud Ti 1.3 in exceptional cherished condition. EQUIPMENT Front air dam, four halogen headlamps, front fog lamps, wrap around bumpers, laminated windscreen, tinted glass, electric screen washers, bodyside stripe treatment, opening rear windows, heated rear window, rear spoiler, tailgate wash/wiper, load area illumination, sunroof, adjustable front seat headrests, courtesy lighting, sports steering wheel, twin electric horns, tachometer, oil pressure gauge, digital clock, cigar lighter, front and rear ashtrays, centre console. Factory options; Pioneer KP-5400 radio cassette player. Dealer options; Tuff-Kote Dinol paintwork protection. EXTERIOR This amazing Alfasud is finished in its factory original colour of Rosso Alfa (code A.R. 530) which boasts a deep polished shine. The uniform finish to the paintwork is fantastic and all factory panels are straight and free from dings or damage. All trim sections are in excellent order and fully intact, although there is a very small ding to the back of the nearside door mirror. All glass sections, including the factory removable sunroof, and light fittings are security etched with the registration mark. A Tuff-Kote Dinol paintwork protection treatment sticker remains in the rear screen. The door shuts, sunroof channels and petrol filler recess are spotlessly clean. A very rare surviving Alfasud in show condition. INTERIOR The interior of this cosseted example is truly exceptional. A recorded mileage of just 28,625 miles is entirely plausible with the hot-hatch ‘Ti’ trim (codice interno 90127) remaining in stunning condition. The beautifully clean upholstery is free from damage or undue wear and only a slightly flattened driver’s seat bolster and miniscule nick to the upper bolster is worthy of mention. The deep red carpets have been protected from new by over mats and the door cards, headlining and dash are near perfect. Commensurate with any low mileage vehicle, the steering wheel displays defined natural veins. All dials and controls operate well including the additional oil pressure and water temperature gauges as fitted to all Ti editions. Even the optional Pioneer stereo cassette is fitted. The ultimate definition of retro Italian flair. Wonderful! ENGINE & TRANSMISSION The four cylinder 1351cc ‘boxer’ engine features two twin choke carburettors and electronic ignition. This standard set up remains unaltered in this example and the 86bhp output from the peppy powerplant enables a top speed of 105mph and 0-60 in 11.3 seconds. The spotlessly clean engine bay displays factory plates and stickers and original touches such as strut top PDi markings and correct screen washer pouch are pleasing to see. The five speed gearbox is light and a joy to operate. Lively performance and precise Alfa Romeo handling, an unbeatable combination experienced by so few. WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES Five speedline 5½ alloy wheels have been refurbished and remain in pristine order with no curb damage and all the factory lettering clearly visible. Matching Pirelli P6000 tyres of size 185/60 R14 have masses of tread remaining and the spare is shod in the original Michelin TRX rubber. Dual circuit brakes with servo assisted discs all round offer fantastic straight line stopping power in such a light weight nimble sports car. HISTORY FILE Supplied new on the 1st March 1984 by Mangoletsi (Holdings) Ltd to a Mrs E Lockwood, this cherished Alfasud displays a recorded mileage of just 28,625 miles. The original plastic A5 folder contains absolutely every handbook, guide and dealership supplement supplied at handover as well as the original service coupon book containing a host of stamped entries. The most recent entry being July 2015 with less than 100 miles covered since. The comprehensive history file makes fascinating reading and perusal will reveal extensive work undertaken by specialists Emblem Sportscars and Red Motori Ltd, both based in Dorset. Throughout the last two keepers ownership since 2010, invoices for service, maintenance and detailing work totals almost £11,000 in a quest to preserve and exhibit on the show circuit. Two sets of keys and an original sales brochure completes the history file. This no expensive spared approach by the previous keepers has ensured this example can claim to be one of the best there is, with the car not only looking incredible but delivering a driving experience to match. One for the enthusiast, no question. HPI Clear. 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