1960 Singer Gazelle Saloon  Chassis no. B7012335NSO Engine no. B7012335NSO

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Lot 387
1960 Singer Gazelle Saloon
Registration no. 355 ATG Chassis no. B7012335NSO Engine no. B7012335NSO

Sold for £ 2,300 (US$ 3,212) inc. premium
1960 Singer Gazelle Saloon
Registration no. 355 ATG
Chassis no. B7012335NSO
Engine no. B7012335NSO

Footnotes

  • Following the company’s take-over by Rootes at the beginning of 1956 the Singer name was applied to a range of upmarket Hillmans. Launched later that same year, the first Gazelle deployed the overhead-camshaft engine of the outgoing Singer Hunter in a Hillman Minx body featuring its own distinctive front end treatment and a higher specification interior. After a year the mildly revised MkII was launched, changes occurring at approximately yearly intervals thereafter so that within five years the Gazelle had progressed to MkIIIC. The ohc Singer engine had been replaced by the 1.5-litre overhead-valve Minx unit on the IIA in 1958, while roll-over tail fins and twin carburettors were features of the restyled IIIA from September 1959. In July 1960 the IIIB arrived, with single-carburettor engine and Rootes’ new hypoid-bevel rear axle. Introduced in July 1961, the MkIIIC enjoyed an unprecedented (in Gazelle terms) production run of three years, the major difference between it and the superseded MkIIIB being the adoption of the 1,592cc engine.
    This Singer Gazelle saloon was purchased new by Mr Raymond Edward Hicks and in 1990 passed to his son, Lesley Hicks. Kept garaged for several years, the car appears to be in excellent condition cosmetically, although its mechanical condition remains unknown. A Swansea V5 comes with the vehicle, which is offered in need of re-commissioning and sold strictly as viewed. No reserve.

Saleroom notices

  • There is a revised estimate of £2,000 - 4,000 on this lot. The lot is still offered without reserve.
1960 Singer Gazelle Saloon  Chassis no. B7012335NSO Engine no. B7012335NSO
1960 Singer Gazelle Saloon  Chassis no. B7012335NSO Engine no. B7012335NSO
1960 Singer Gazelle Saloon  Chassis no. B7012335NSO Engine no. B7012335NSO
1960 Singer Gazelle Saloon  Chassis no. B7012335NSO Engine no. B7012335NSO
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