1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114

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Lot 108
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special
Registration no. AYF 239 Chassis no. 263114

Sold for £ 24,750 (US$ 34,045) inc. premium
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special
Registration no. AYF 239
Chassis no. 263114
Odometer reading: 9,860
MOT: Exempt


*Extensive history file
*Good condition
*Running and driving well


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Footnotes

  • Later known for its upmarket variations of cars from the British Motor Corporation, Wolseley was once famous for its sports cars that were competitive against the likes of MG. Introduced in 1930, the Wolseley Hornet helped to build this reputation and was available in saloon, coupe and open top configurations. The Hornet was also available in a 'Special' configuration, which was a coach-built variation that was bespoke to a customer's choosing.

    This example is a 1934 Hornet Special that is powered by a 1,604cc six-cylinder engine which was only available in the Special. The car is in very good condition throughout and comes with an extensive history file. This includes multiple old pictures of the car, old hill climb passes, and various invoices and receipts. More recently it is recorded that approximately £6,000 has been spent on maintenance since 2011 (which included fitting new king pins and timing the carburettor). The blue paintwork is in average order and blue leather seats present very well and are well suited to the car. This is a useable, pre-war classic that is in good running and working condition.

    Vendor Score Total: 73/100

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    Key for sellers' assessments:
    1/5 POOR. A project vehicle | Requires urgent attention | Damaged | Parts missing
    2/5 AVERAGE. Useable condition | Requires some attention | Light damage
    3/5 GOOD. Drive away | Presents well | Good history file | Drives well
    4/5 VERY GOOD. Well restored | Running and driving with no noticeable faults | Sound throughout
    5/5 EXCELLENT. Concours condition | Beautifully presented | Driving very well

    EXTERIOR TOTAL: 17/25
    Body Work: 4
    Chrome/Plastics/Trim: 2
    Glass: 4
    Paint: 3
    Wheels/Tyres: 4

    RUNNING GEAR TOTAL: 14/20
    Axles: 4
    Brakes: 3
    Gearbox/Clutch: 3
    Suspension: 4

    INTERIOR TOTAL: 15/20
    Dashboard/Door cards/Carpets: 4
    Headlining: 4
    Seats: 3
    Trim: 4

    ELECTRICAL TOTAL: 8/10
    Ancillary components: 4
    Main components: 4

    ENGINE TOTAL: 16/20
    Mechanical components: 4
    Running: 4
    Starting: 4
    Under Bonnet: 4

    Car History File: 3
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
1934 Wolseley Hornet Special  Chassis no. 263114
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