1954 Wolseley 4/44 in dark green. Ideal example for everyday/weekend use. A rock solid 1950s classic with a great underside and sound panels. Even the sills are the correct 4/44 spec and they were replaced around ten years ago. This proud old girl, once a status symbol enjoyed by those who lived their lives within the British class system, drives really well with plenty of torque. Her floor pans are excellent too, as is the traditional Wolseley dashboard. She is not intended to be, nor is she masquerading as, some sort of trailer queen. But that said, she's in good shape for a 64-year-old. Some of her paintwork shows up imperfections and, although the chrome radiator grille is good, the bumpers are not fantastic. She drives really willingly at around 50 mph and she shows something like 30psi on the oil pressure gauge while doing so. I've known a lot lower but, all the same, I had a compression test run on her and all cylinders provided an impressive reading of around the 150psi mark so that's all fine. She has always started first time for me and her column change is neat and precise with no crunching on the gears. Carpets are the proper tailored ones and look new. Were she to be in tip-top, fully restored, show winning condition then I would be wanting something like around 8k for her. Let's face it, the 4/44 is a pretty rare bird in the classic car market place these days. But, although she is not, she is a straight, honest, rock solid and seemingly reliable driver. I would have thought that something in the region of half that sort of money would be fair. Should you opt to purchase a classic car from me - classic meaning that it will be the equivalent of a motoring antique - then you are accepting that the vehicle will have had faults in the past and that, inevitably, there will be more to deal with in the future. Almost certainly and unless stated otherwise, the vehicle will have undergone some degree of restoration work and, again, it is more than likely it will need more at some stage during its life. I am a one-man enthusiast who enjoys unearthing these old girls and finding new homes for them. Viewing is highly recommended and then you can form your opinion of an aged vehicle just as I will have already formed mine. Modern-day life practically dictates that the majority of classic vehicles - and it is certainly the case with mine - are sold via internet advertising and with the added bonus of digital photographs. Extra and specific photographs will also be available on request. Should you choose to buy without viewing in person then please don't tell me a month later that the horn doesn't work, the full beam is faulty or that you have found some ancient repair of which I knew nothing. My terms therefore are that by buying from me you are accepting that, almost inevitably, classic vehicles will require further remedial work at some stage.
|Make||British Classic Cars|
|Category||British Classic Cars, Classic Cars, Wolseley|
|LHD / RHD||LHD|
|Private / Trade||Private|
|No of views||414 total views|
|Advert placed on||June 26, 2018 3:39 pm|