British Cars

1964 ALVIS TE 21 CONVERTIBLE

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1964 ALVIS TE 21 CONVERTIBLE (series 3)

ONE OF ONLY 99 TE CABRIOLETS IN LONG TERM PRIVATE OWNERSHIP

Sold at Auction 2016 Blenheim Palace for $69,800 US Dollars. Its always good to discover something new.  I couldnt find a lot of information on these British Alvis cars.  They were a low production brand for a short period from 1963 to 1966. This is a 3 liter drop head coupe produced by English Manufacturer called Alvis.    These cars were built between 1963 and 1966.  Their bodies were built by Mulliner Park Ward. From 1963 to 1966 only 352 cars were produced but less than 100 Cabriolets.

1994 Land Rover Defender 90

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defender-90-1994-san-fran-5 1994 Land Rover Defender 90 Odometer: 78,000 VIN: SALDV228XRA935690 California Smogged Price $45,000 USD Click Here This is a 1994 Defender 90. One of the coolest cars I have ever had the pleasure of owning. Defenders were brought into North America for 1994, 1995,and 1997 only. There have been very low mileage Defenders selling for over $80,000 USD. This particular car is white and is number 451. Each car has a numbered plaque on the rear of the car. I had a 1995 beluga black car and miss selling it for way too cheap to a guy in Hamptons New York. It was number 2001 so if anyone knows where it is, I am willing to buy it back.

Lotus Esprit Turbo 1985 Project

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lotus-esprit-1985-miami-1 Lotus Esprit Turbo 1985 Project Location: Miami Seller is a private party 2.2 Liter Turbo Engine 5 speed manual Giugiaro styles Esprit that needs lot of work.   It has not run in 4 years but owner states he has owned the car for 24 years but never got to the project.  He is now ready to let it go for 15k or best offer. This is probably priced too high but could be a worthy restoration candidate for someone that loves Esprits.  It has the BBS wheels and the good thing is that its fiberglass.   It will still require a full resotration which includes full body work and paint,  engine work, and full interior restoration. Anyone up for the Challenge?   I would love to see this restoration documented. Click Here

1988 Lotus Esprit Turbo For Sale in Missouri

Lotus Esprit 1988 Turbo 
Price $18,995
Only 37k miles
Seller is a dealer in Saint Louis, Missouri, Bogies Motors (314) 703-7004
  Seller will pay for shipping $20k in recent service/ maintenance VIN: SCCFC20A5JHF62115 I have always has a fondess for Lotus Esprits.    This is an 1988 model.    Peter Stevens redesigned the esprit which debuted in 1987 also known as Project X180.    These cars are turbo charged and produce 215 bhp and 220 lb-ft  which gave it a 0-60 time of 5.6 seconds.   Not bad for a 4 cylinder engine in the 1980s.    It also had a stop speed of 150 mph. The 1989 Esprit was improved again with GM multi-port , electronic fuel injection and the addition of a new water to air intercooler which Lotus called the Chargecooler.   This raised performance to 264 hp with 280 available on overboost.   The 1989 cars had a 0-60 time of 47 seconds with a stop speed raised to 160 mph.