Gill and Steve’s Alvis
Daffyyd and his Jag
Picture taken at the Jaguar Enthusiasts Club outing to Redovan to which Phoenix club members were also invited.
Henny and Rolf.
1997 Mercedes 450SLC. Totally original condition as it left the factory. Originally a French car, was imported to Spain in 2006.
Details to follow
The car was imported from the UK in 2013 and, after a very long and tedious ordeal with the Spanish authorities, was legally registered in May 2017.
Alfa Spider 3
Once upon a time in faraway Qatar the Royal Prince decided to reward a well respected Scottish oil engineer with a gift of a new car.
The engineer was a long time employee of the Royal Family and it is not known whose choice the car was but in any case the chosen car was to be an Alfa Romeo 3.0 V6 Spider with a few tasty modifications such as Momo leather seats,Momo wheels and pearlescent white paintwork.
The car is a 1995 Rover Mini Cooper 1275 injection. It was purchased last may in the uk with 26,500 miles on the clock, and a very full history including all the mot certificates and service history. The car seems to have been bought by a wealthy family for the wife`s use, but was put to the back of a large garage in 1999 where it sat until 2011, where it was rescued by the chap we bought the car from, Phil.
Triumph TR3A 1960
My car was exported to the USA in 1960, as were virtually all TR3`s that year. She returned to the UK in 1994 and spend the next few years in Scotland, where she had considerable work done, then on the island of Jersey, under ownership of a vicar, before going to the North of England.
1968 Ford Mustang coupe GT. ” Texas Belle”
The car was imported from Texas last year to the UK and I`m the first owner outside the US, it is 1 of only approximately 10,000 made that year with a 390ci (6.4ltre) engine.
At present I am upgrading the brakes and trims. Then applying for Spanish historic license plates.
The Car is a MGB Roadster, 1800 cc, chrome bumper, that was born in July 1973 in Texas (USA) and was used for 19 years as daily transport by a staff member of the University of Texas. In 1992, with 100 K miles on the clock, it was brought to Holland and had some minor restorations, such as a spray over from Harvest Gold to British Racing Green, a new propeller shaft, alternator, a new radiator and some hoses.
This grand little car was built in 1991 in Japan for the Japanese market. There were only 20,000 built but so many people wanted one that a lottery system was used to decide who could buy. They cost 12,000 and came in four colours of the seasons Emerald Green (spring), Pale Aqua (summer), Topaz (autumn) and Lapis Grey (winter). Built with retro-50’s convertible style in mind, they were made with electric windows, ABS, automatic gearbox and power steering an old look for a modern car.
Tony and Jean
Ford Mustang V8 GT Coupe (Scarlet Lady)
Having had two Mustangs a 1988 GT convertible and a 1995 GT Coupe whilst living and working in the Middle East, on settling in Spain we decided to look for another one. We found this one a 1997 4.6 GT Coupe, through auto trader in the UK in April of 2005. On route from the Middle East to Spain, I stopped off in the UK and with my wife drove the car down to Plymouth, across by ferry to Santander stopping off in Toledo and then onto the Costa Blanca.
Mercedes 500S4 (1989)
Details to follow
TOYOTA MR2 MK2 G-LIMITED T/BAR AUTOMATIC Super Red 1998cc
This particular vehicle is an import, with more toys & power than the UK model.
It was imported into the UK on 12th December 1998 on Reg No. J440HCB We flew back to the UK & bought it from a man in Harlow, Essex on the 20th March 2007, drove it back to Spain a week later, without a hitch, Registered onto Spanish plates Reg No. 5613 FVG, on 25th August 2007, at present undergoing an ongoing refurbishment. Not as easy as it sounds, as only 3 mk2`s have ever been sold in the whole of Spain including the Canary Islands, so all the parts have to come from the UK. (THANK YOU EBAY!!)
Built in July 1979 and as such was one of the last rubber bumpered b s to be built.
Shipped to California where it spent around 15 years before being shipped back to the UK by a chap who lived in Ashborne in Derbyshire.
He had the vehicle for about 10 years and did the grand total of 800 miles in that time. This included 1 year where he did precisely 8 miles which was 4 miles to the Mot station and back.
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