British Classic Cars

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British Barn Find: 1964 Jaguar Mark X

For buyers seeking a British luxury sedan during the sixties decade, one very opulent choice was the Jaguar Mark X, which saw production beginning with the 1961 model and running through 1970.  The large size and distinctive lines looked… more»

Holy Grail Car: 2005 Mini Cooper JCW Convertible

UPDATE – The seller has relisted this Mini, but now as an auction. You can take another look here on eBay. When we look at the vintage muscle and classic cars that are most sought-after today, it is often… more»

British Barn Find: 1934 Wolseley Hornet

Here’s an obscure one for you, a 1934 Wolseley Hornet Special. Manufactured by Wolseley Motors Limited, a Birmingham, England manufacturer. This right-hand drive, and now in two-seater form, has been languishing, hidden away in St. Louis for many years…. more»

College Car: 1963 Triumph TR4

The cars we drove in our youth often hold a warm place in our hearts, and finding that car or truck we owned in our formative years is a goal for many enthusiasts at some point in their lives…. more»

Donated Classic: 1980 MG MGB

Charity auctions are always interesting for the variety of cars that come under the hammer. This 1980 MG MGB is a perfect example of that theme. It is a solid classic that needs little to return to active service…. more»

Right-Hand Drive: 1965 Jaguar E-Type Roadster

If you are like me, you have a short list of classics you would park in your garage if money and space were no object. For me, a Jaguar E-Type Series 1 Roadster would make the list, alongside a… more»

58k Original Miles: 1972 Jaguar E-Type 2+2

The word “iconic” is probably used too readily in the classic world. However, there are cars deserving of that title. Turning our attention to British classics, the two that spring to mind are the MGB and the Jaguar E-Type…. more»

Best Coupe Ever? 1975 Jaguar XJ6C

By the mid-1960s, Jaguar was displaying several sedans in its showrooms. It had the 420, the Mark I/II series, the Mark X, and the S. Meanwhile, employers’ relationships with workers in Britain were deteriorating by the day, creating a… more»

May Be Great: 1971 MGB Roadster Barn Find

If you are a Barn Finds reader, you surely have learned a lot about MGBs by perusing these pages.  Even those who are not enthusiasts of the marque know that these popular sports cars have but one mortal enemy:… more»

Kei With a British Accent: 1960 Ford Thames Freighter

One of the hottest sub-segments of the collector car hobby is Kei trucks.  These tiny trucks and vans, usually from Japan, are illegal to import when new but can be brought here once they reach 25 years after production… more»

Long Term Owner: 1934 Rolls Royce 20/25 Saloon

If a car could be considered the savior of its maker, then the Rolls Royce 20/25 is it. Like many other companies after WWI, Rolls was struggling to return to its primary purpose – making luxury automobiles – after… more»

Affordable British Classic: 1960 Rover 100

We see our share of classic British sports cars crossing our desks at Barn Finds, but family sedans are far less common. That is what made this 1960 Rover 100 stand out for me. It is a solid and… more»

Daily Driven: 1954 MG TF

Okay, I get it. Some readers will have a burning passion for owning a classic British sports car, but finding one that doesn’t require spending a king’s ransom on restoration can be challenging. However, vehicles like this 1954 MG… more»

Could It Be Rust Free? 1971 Jensen Interceptor

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Cheap Wheels! 1968 MG Midget

If you’re into small sports cars, they don’t come much shorter than the MG Midget. It was a little roadster built across four generations by MG from 1961 to 1979. Once you get into one of these cars, you… more»

British Wedge: 1977 Lotus Esprit S1

Sent in new directions by the popularity of placing a car’s engine in its mid-section, auto designers of the 1970s were winnowing down the frontal area of cars right and left. The Lotus Esprit owes its striking looks to… more»