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1934 Riley 12/4 Kestrel Special

Sale price: £85,000.00 make an offer

Car location: GRAYS, United Kingdom

Sale type: Fixed price listing

Technical specifications, photos and description:

Year:
1935
Mileage:
1,500
Engine:
1,496
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1934 Riley 12/4 Kestrel Special for sale

Current customer rating: current rating for this car(2.1) based on 544 votes
1934 Riley 12/4 Kestrel Special.

Registration number VL6625

Chassis number: 22T1250


Beautifully fabricated . this Riley special has strong Alfa Romeo styling cues to its rakish open 2 seat bodywork along with those of Zagato. The car was constructed on a no expense spared basis & presents beautifully in black with a maroon hide interior in perfect condition complementing the Maroon wire wheels. To the rear is a recessed spare wheel. A useful luggage storage area is found behind the front seats accessed under a hatch on the rear cowl.


Under the bonnet is Rileys' jewell like 1500cc twin cam; an engine that was well ahead of its time. It revs freely. makes more power then expected & provides a fair turn of speed when coupled with such light bodywork. The dash is a machine turned aluminium item with the usual Riley gauges in the centre. Zeroed after build. the odometer now shows a scant 1478 miles.


Under the bonnet the car is well detailed & tidy. A Kenlowe fan augments cooling behind the recently recored radiator. Twin open faced carbs suck air with a voracious hissing when the car is extended. Power is deployed via the easy to use pre selecet gear box.


The car comes with a full tonneau cover in black mohair. The windscreen is of the fold down variety for an authentic "bugs in the teeth" style motoring. An oversize aluminium filler cap is mounted to the rear. To sum up this is a delightful period & attractive car in utterly fine order ready for extended use.


A high resolution picture gallery may be viewed on our website at http://www. vandp. net



Office 01375 379719
Paul 07955 588019
Richard Biddulph 07967 260673

We accept Credit/Debit Cards.
Part Exchange welcome.
Weekend & evening viewings OK.
Viewings by appointment :

Prestige House.
9 Globe Industrial Estate. br/>Grays. Essex. RM17 6ST

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