Built in late 1929, this saloon is a 1930 model that drives and runs well. With a good original interior and many correct parts, which with some additional work will produce a very good car. Records dating back to 1947 show it is a matching number Austin 7, with chassis, engine and body numbers being easily visible..
The car is in good and respectable condition with scope to improve over time. The chassis and underside has already been renovated. The body work is pretty and stylish in original period colour scheme. Still carrying many original features, including the leather interior
Mechanically it runs and drives but with scope to improve after minor works. Engine and ancillaries original to the car.
History of the Austin 7 Swallow
More commonly known as Jaguar's first car, the Austin 7 Swallow, due to the fact that in 1928 the Swallow Sidecar company diversified from making motorcycle side cars to buying Austin 7 rolling chassis' and then coach building the bodies of their design prior to produce in 1928 the first Swallow MK 1 saloon, then through the 1930's the subsequent SS cars which in post war years became the Jaguar.
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Finished in British Racing Green with Black Leather Interior, Newly Restored Including Complete Engine/Drive Train re-build with New Rod Yates Aluminium Racing Body with Accurate Vintage Interior,.....
This is best described as without doubt one of the finest examples around. The car has been fully restored with throughout taking great care to have every detail exact. This is as close as you could.....