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1959 (T) Riley 2.6 Manual straight six

Mileage 91,000 Fuel Type Petrol
Engine Size 2639cc Transmission Manual
Reg Date 01/04/1959 Body Style Saloon
Colour Green No Doors 4
Previous Owners N/A MOT N/A
  • 01590 688811
  • Finished in Shannon green over leaf green , complimented with lush deep red leather interior, A very well presented restored example . Previous keeper Royston Nowell of Bristol, this example is believed to be just one of some twelve 2.6 cars left on the road. rRegistered in April 1959, An older restoration that has fared very well and looks very crisp today with wonderful straight body panels I crisp lively engine a quality detailed interior A real quality piece of history that is very rare to find today ,having had a 'full engine overhaul' and rebore, which included new .020" pistons, a crank regrind and new shells, new valves, new timing chain, tensioner and water pump, oil pressure relief valve, cam followers and clutch. In addition the gearbox benefitted from new input and output gearbox seals, Front bearing and gear linkages fettled. Externally there was also a 'full body restoration' by Bob Hodgkin's, a re-chromed front bumper and aluminium sill covers were forwarded post-restoration. whilst internally receiving a new headlining, door cards, carpets, recovered seats in 2 tone leather, re-veneered dashboard, new boot carpet and liner. In 2022 new cross-ply tyres and new inner tubes were sourced at a cost in excess of £700. In a move to make the use of the car more reliable in modern use, in July, 2023 the 2.6 gained an electric washer pump and an electric cooling fan. Early 2023 saw the 2.6 received a clutch slave and master cylinder kit, a gear change rubber, front hub seals and a radiator thermostat, bumper overrider beading, contact points, headlamp to body gaskets, an ignition coil and condenser, starter and dynamo brushes, a carb service kit, radiator hoses, rev counter and speedo cables and a fan belt. The 2.6 is being offered with a file of documentation and correspondence, an operation manual, an original sales brochure, photographs of the restoration and a copy of the book Wolsley Six-Ninety: A Super Profile'. Furthermore, the 2.6 is accompanied by a current MOT certificate, dated until 20th September, 2024. Wonderfully presented and now ready for her new lucky keeper. FOR MORE PHOTOS AND DETAILS, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE: www.mandmautomotive.co.uk

  • M&M Automotive


    115 Ramley Road

    SO41 8LH


    • 01590 688811
    • 07877 476825
    • 07788 851113
    • 07954 408783


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