1960 Alvis TD21 Coupé Project  Chassis no. 26406 Engine no. 26406

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Lot 311
1960 Alvis TD21 Coupé Project
Coachwork by Park Ward Registration no. 518 AXU Chassis no. 26406 Engine no. 26406

Sold for £ 1,955 (US$ 2,446) inc. premium
1960 Alvis TD21 Coupé Project
Coachwork by Park Ward

Registration no. 518 AXU
Chassis no. 26406
Engine no. 26406

Footnotes

  • Styled by Swiss carrossier Graber and boasting coachwork manufactured by Rolls-Royce's in-house coachbuilder Park Ward, the Alvis TD21 debuted in 1958. The TD21 retained Alvis's torquey, 3.0-litre, overhead-valve six that came with 104bhp on tap at first, though this was increased early in 1959 to 120bhp courtesy of a new cylinder head. Inside there were improvements to the accommodation, with increased headroom and legroom when compared to the preceding TC108G, especially in the rear. Lockheed servo-assisted disc brakes were now an option, becoming standardised for 1960. A mere 1,070 TD21s were completed between 1959 and 1963, and today these traditional, thoroughbred and luxurious Gran Turismos enjoy an enthusiastic following.

    First registered to Castrol Ltd, this example was purchased from a David Sisterson of Sidcup, Kent in 1978 (receipt on file) and was then restored to near concours standard. The rebuild included overhauls of the engine and automatic gearbox, while the original trim was refurbished. '518 AXU' was then used as Malcolm Davey's daily driver until 1984 when a cylinder liner slipped and the car was laid up, never to turn a wheel again. A good source of spares, or a restoration project for the brave and patient, the car is offered with its original logbook, expired MoT (1984), V5 registration document and an extensive file of receipts. It should be noted that the engine is seized.
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1960 Alvis TD21 Coupé Project  Chassis no. 26406 Engine no. 26406
1960 Alvis TD21 Coupé Project  Chassis no. 26406 Engine no. 26406
1960 Alvis TD21 Coupé Project  Chassis no. 26406 Engine no. 26406
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