1973 Squire SS100 SS100 Roadster
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1973 Squire SS100 SS100 Roadster for sale
1973 Squire SS100 Roadster Chassis #1
The very first 1 of only 50 Squire SS-100 ever produced!
Commissioned by Auto Sport Importers. Philadelphia. PA
Owned by Mel Farber and Georgia Malick (Miss New Jersey)
Replica of 1937-1939 Jaguar SS-100 roadster
Garaged since new!
Reportedly only 9. 94 miles
Hand-laid 6 ply fiberglass body finished in Brilliant Red
170hp Ford 250 cid inline six-cylinder engine
C-4 three-speed Crui. se-O-Matic automatic transmission
Headlight shells and radiator shell were hand formed
Well documented history. with photos. and correspondence between owners
MotoeXotica Classic Cars rarely states "one of a kind". perhaps we should say #1 of only fifty Squire SS-100 ever produced! This low mileage. first example has been lovingly cared for by the same family for 20 years! The Squire SS100 is an almost exact. full size replica of the 1939-1939 Jaguar SS-100. The car was commissioned by Auto Sport Importers. Inc. of Philadelphia. Pennsylvania and made by Automobili Intermeccanica in Trofarello. Italy between 1970 and 1975. reportedly by Fiat technicians who were moonlighting evenings and weekends.
The driving force behind the creation of the Squire SS100 was 1950's Philadelphia radio personality Ed Felbin. The car needed an identity. a prefix before `SS100' to set it apart and give it an aristocratic sound. Ed was playing golf at a `Squire's Country Club'. which proved suitable inspiration. He simply removed the `s' and somewhere before the eighteenth green. the name `Squire SS100' was born. Felbin thought a new car of classic design with elegant foreign coachwork and modern American power was a good and saleable idea. In this. before the days of `kit cars'. Felbin was ahead of his time.
Finished in Bright Red. this 6-ply hand-laid fiberglass bodied Squire shows extremely well. The black canvass manual convertible top and matching side curtains are in very good condition. Both running boards are equally in great shape. The headlights are protected by stone guards and set in hand-laid metal shells mounted in front of the grill shell that was also hand-made in the old coach-built manner. panels beaten over a wooden buck. The driving lamps are a flat lens H4 and the with dual bracket mounted Fiamm horns go well with the style. The tail lights are well positioned and in excellent condition. All the trim is present and complete and presents a brilliant finish.
Inside. the interior is black leatherette vinyl. the bucket seats have an excellent support and are very comfortable. The black door panels. black vinyl covered dashboard and matching carpet are a continuation of the interior of the car and look fantastic. All the Jaeger gauges are in place and have correct period appearance and function as designed. The heater/defroster with a highly desirable Nardi three spoke wooden steering wheel completes the interior.
This beautiful Squire comes equipped with a Ford 250 cubic inch straight six OHV engine. fed by a Autolie 2-barrel carburetor. Power is transferred to the wheels with a 3-speed C-4 Cruise-O-Matic automatic transmission and a Ford 9-inch rear differential. Driver assist features include four-wheel American Bendix hydraulic drum brakes. The roadster's suspension consists of leaf springs in the rear and a torsion-bar design in front. This Squire SS100 comes with 15-inch 72 spoke wire wheels made by Dunlop with Rudge knock-off hubs.
The Squire SS100s have quietly slipped into collector car status in the past thirty years and have appreciated considerably in value. With this being the first example of only fifty ever produced!. don't miss this opportunity! GET OUT AND DRIVE!!
Also included is a extensive collection of historical documentation of the Squire SS100. Sales brochures. photographs. copies of the Squire SS100 registry. newsletters. parts. repair index list. service and parts receipts totaling $5. 00 even a personal letter from the owner and creator verifying that this car is the first of the total fifty ever produced! Also owned by Owned by Mel Farber and Georgia Malick (Miss New Jersey).
Current mileage on the odometer shows 9. 94 miles. it is sold as is with a mileage exempt title.
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INDUSTRY UNIQUE RETURN POLICY: If for any reason you receive your vehicle and have buyer’s remorse. are not happy with the vehicle or just don’t want it for any reason we will purchase the car back from you. We must be notified in writing of your decision to return the vehicle within seven (7) days of your receipt of said vehicle. The vehicle may not have more than 75 additional miles on the odometer from the time it left our possession and be returned in the same condition that it left. You WILL be responsible for a restocking fee that will equal 20% of the purchase price of the vehicle. no exceptions. You will also be responsible for shipping the vehicle back to our shop at your expense. About Motoexotica History
MotoExotica. com is a licensed bonded dealer through the state of Missouri. We have been in business since 1988 selling high end. special interest. pre-owned and exotic vehicles.
With the advent of the Internet and EBay Motors. we have found an avenue that allows us to sell cars we normally purchased for ourselves. We have owned just about every exotic and luxury car known to man; such as ISO Grifo to Jaguar XKE. Lamborghini Countach and Rolls Royce.
In the past. these cars were sold primarily through Hemmings Motor News and through word of mouth. We would normally keep a car and enjoy it personally for 6 – 18 months. However. with listing cars on EBay Motors. our turnover has tremendously increased. Now. the average time we hold a car is 4 – 6 weeks!
With the increase in turnover has come the increased need of fine automobiles. We are constantly looking for exceptional cars and travel the country coast to coast in search of the rare and unusual. We find our cars through individuals like yourselves as well as classic car and dealers auctions. We do not purchase vehicles that we would not be proud to own ourselves.
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The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent. If you or an agent upon completion of a scheduled inspection at our St. Louis location finds the car not to your liking. we will refund your deposit with no questions asked. Feedback MUST be left before the vehicle is released to the buyer/agent/shipper. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have seven (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations.
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