- 65,563 miles
1956 Cadillac Eldorago Biarritz Convertible for Sale.
Cadillac’s premier offering for 1956, One of 2150 Prduced and a rare find!
Previous estate car that was restored a few years ago!
Beautifull straight body, paint fit and finnish.
Clean chassis and underbody
Runs and drive true and strong!
Factroy matching numbers 305 Hp Dual Quad engine with batwing air cleaner! Automatic transmission power steering and power brakes! All power windows work and the convertible top is clean, soft and operates like it should!
- For Sale
- 50,820 miles
1954 Aston Martin DB 2/4
Chassis No. LML/551
No. 51 of 565 Examples Built From 1954-55
Original Numbers-Matching Engine; 2.9-litre 140bhp ‘VB6J’ engine
Includes British Motor Industry Heritage Trust Certificate
Factory Delivered In Left Hand Drive & In Black Paint with Beige Interior
Sold New by S H Arnolt Inc, in Chicago then 5 months later to Foreign Car Center in Carmel, Ca
Said to have been Owned by William Randolph Hearst Jr (Hearst Castle)
Reportedly Raced in Period by H.M. Handley in California
2007 Mechanical Restoration by Kevin Kay Restorations (Receipts = $62,000)
Assembled at the DB works factory, the hand-crafted aluminum bodies were under the direction of Mulliner and later Tickford.
This car is noted to have been sold in its first year to Carmel, Ca and owned by William Randolph Hearst. It is believed the car was raced in California in period with a photo existing of the car in a D production race. Ownership history is recorded with several California owners on file. In 2007 Kevin Kay Restorations (Aston Martin Specialist) performed a $62,000 mechanical restoration while converting the front brakes to disc and the transmission from 4 speed to 5 Speed (the original gearbox is included with the car).
An amazing DB 2/4 ready for immediate use!
To learn more about this vehicle, please contact our sales department at (281) 497-1000 or email@example.com
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- For Sale
- 6,000 miles
Up until 1955, Rolls-Royce relied exclusively upon coachbuilders to produced the bodies of their cars. Chassis, complete with functional drivetrains and grilles, would leave the Rolls-Royce factory to be built into custom works of art tailored to clientele’ needs. Unfortunately, this vehicle production method was prohibitively expensive and was largely falling out of favor by the beginning of the 1950s. That mindset shifted with the introduction of the Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II, a new steel-bodied sedan produced in conjunction with Bentley and powered by a brand-new 6.2-liter aluminum V8. However, Rolls-Royce would not wholly abandon the art of coachbuilding. Select models of their new Silver Cloud II, such as the drophead coupe and alloy-bodied cars, were constructed by the artisans at Mulliner Park Ward, James Young, and Hooper.
This 1962 Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II is a rare Mulliner Park Ward drophead coupe, one of only 75 left-hand-drive examples ever constructed. It was ordered as an American-specification vehicle for Debbie Reynolds and her husband, Harry Karl, in 1961, at which time it was fitted with bespoke Lucas P100 headlights for a classic Phantom look. So striking was the conversion that it caught the eye of Lucille Ball, a close friend of Reynolds and the star of I Love Lucy. The Silver Cloud was subsequently sold to Ball’s production company, Desilu Productions, during which time it could be seen driving around Hollywood with both Lucille and her son, Desi. A full restoration was commissioned in 1995 with work completed by Richard Gorman, a Rolls-Royce specialist, and proprietor or Vantage Motor Works. At this time, the original Porcelain White paint over Scarlet leather color combination was changed in favor of the Velvet Green over Biscuit leather that remains on the car to this day. It is a beautiful and quintessentially Rolls-Royce pairing that perfectly suits the lines of this Silver Cloud. The vehicle is in top mechanical condition and drives very well. For the Rolls-Royce enthusiast, few cars carry the same provenance. This rare, turn-key example is equally prepared for a Sunday drive or a showing on the Concours lawn.