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Riley 1 1/2 litre Boat Tail. 1935

General description : 1935 Riley Falcon Boat Tail.

Registration Number: MJ9040
Chassis number: 26F2732

Bodied in the early 1980's, this Riley is in beautiful & completely sorted driving order.  The current owner a  retired railway engineer has gone though the car from stem to stern rebuilding & replacing every component as required.

The engine is the traditional 1496cc Riley twin cam which really is a jewel of an engine; starting instantly & pulling strongly.  Coachwork takes the form of a pleasing boat tail roadster fashioned from polished aluminium  with room for 4 passengers.  An aluminium cowl covers the rear seats when not in use giving a sleek look to the whole ensemble.

Drive is via a 4 speed pre-selector gear box & is a delight to use allowing for seamless easy gear changes.  To the interior are brown hide covered seats  with matching carpets.  The usual Riley instumentation is in situ on the dash board.  Tremendous attention to period detail has gone into this car & its appearance is attention getting.  

The best part of this car is the way it drives.  The mechanics are utterly & completely sorted.  On the road it has a tight taut rattle free ride feeling more akin to a modern car.  It is charming, stylish, unusual & rakish.  Bottom left hand side of dashboard is an auxiliary 12v power supply - for satnav, etc

Call Richard Biddulph.
Mobile ++44 (0) 7967 260673
Sales & ValuationsVintage & Prestige of Northampton Ltd.richard@vandp.netwww.vandp.netShowroom:2 Ryehill Ct, Lodge Farm Industrial Estate, Northampton NN5 7UA
Service & Trim:Unit 29, Globe Industrial Estate. Grays Essex, RM176STViewings & Visits Strictly by appointment only please. We have on site long term storage for over 200 cars with 24 hour security & covered trailer delivery to customers anywhere in Europe.  We also contanerize on site for shipping further afield.

1935 Riley 1 1/2 litre Boat Tail. is listed for sale on ClassicDigest in Essex by Prestige House for Not priced.

 

Car Facts

Car type : Car Make : Riley Model : 1 1/2 litre Model Version : Boat Tail. Engine size : 0.0 Model Year : 1935 Sub type : Station wagon Location : Essex Vehicle Registration : Undefined

Not priced

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Vintage & Prestige

Prestige House
+44(0)1375 379719, +44(0)7967 260673
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