A very pretty Riley 9 with popular disappearing hood 4-seat touring coachwork. Fitted with twin SU carburetors. Very tight to drive, with expected good Riley handling. Mechanically excellent, with rebuilt engine. Manual gearbox. Paint excellent. Trim excellent. Bodywork very good. Full weather equipment in very good condition. Prepared by Blue Diamond.
Exported new as running chassis to Australia, bodied by Downing Brothers. Re-imported 2014 and registered for the road. Comprehensive restoration in the 1970s. Pretty steel boat tail body. Lively performance, single carb., could be fitted with double carb. Full weather equipment. History dating back to early 1960s.
This vintage Riley 9 was built up sometime in the 1980's on a shortened 9 chassis. A well sorted Trial and endurance vintage special, now being recommissioned after long storage. Last out in competition, 2002 Le Jog and finished on the winning team.
A very good original car with a full history. Sound and solid with good performance, twin carb engine.
Chassis Number:6025731 Engine Number:52628 Manual 4 speed gearbox with 1078 cc engine Professionally restored around 2002 using Blue Diamond supplied parts and used sparingly since. Comprehensive history file with many photographs of the restoration Original RF60 buff logbook and Mots dating back to 1966 Original number plate Just 4 recorded keepers from new,the first owning the car for some 66 years Full leather interior with full retrim including seats,headlining carpets and woodwork Sliding Sunroof A most charming vintage motor car with a strong 9HP engine showing good oil pressure which drives ,handles and brakes very well . All working electrics and gauges and charging system works correctly All tyres and wire spoked wheels in excellent order