Austin Seven Special 1932

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Lot No: 37
Year Make Model Mileage ESTIMATED SALE PRICE
1932 Austin Seven Special 0 (Not Warranted) £5,500 - £6,500


In Brief:

  • Lovely example of an Austin Seven Special
  • Owned by The Vendor for the last two and a half years
  • Finished in a very eye-catching yellow over a black interior
  • Tuned engine for hill climb events
  • Recently benfitted from several new parts

On the Surface: This is a great example of a 1932 Austin Seven Special, finished in a striking Yellow over a Black interior. This combination really makes the car stand out. Built on a long wheelbase chassis, this Austin Seven Special has been owned by the vendor since December 2021 and presents a unique opportunity for any Austin or hill climb enthusiast.

Maintenance & History: This Austin Seven Special has benefitted from several recent new parts, including a clutch, gearbox, battery, seats, and a 2-part tonneau cover. The engine has been tuned specifically for hill climbing, ensuring enhanced performance and reliability for its next owner.

The history file on this Austin is extensive, containing a wealth of documentation. Included are old MOT certificates, insurance valuations, photocopies of manuals related to the car, wiring diagrams, historical photographs, and an assortment of invoices.

The Model: Now you may be thinking; ‘What is an Austin Seven Special?’ well a “special” is a car built for a specific use, either entirely to a custom design, or by combining the essential parts of a number of makes. The reason for building it is to make a car with better performance than anything that could be bought buy ready-made.

The Austin 7, produced from 1922 through to 1939 and affectionately nicknamed the ‘Baby Austin’, is one of the most popular cars ever made. It was instrumental in wiping out most other British small cars and cycle cars of the early 1920s, much like the Ford Model T did in the U.S.

Sale Insight: The Vendor has thoroughly enjoyed owning this charming example of an Austin Seven Special but has decided it’s time for it to find a new home.

Lot No. 37
Auction 25th July 2024
Vehicle Make Austin
Vehicle Model Seven Special
Year of Manufacture 1932
Mileage 0 (Not Warranted)
Registration GY5022
Date first Registered 20/06/1932
Chassis Number 155725
Engine Number M187445
Estimated Sale Price £5,500 - £6,500

Please note: Current engine and chassis numbers are supplied by HPI. Prospective buyers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the condition of a vehicle and the accuracy of any statement made, be they statements of fact or opinion. All vehicles are sold as seen. If you cannot attend the auction please contact the office for a walk around description over the phone.

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