Riley RME 1.5 Saloon.


The original buff log book confirms the Riley to being 1st registered on the 16th of February 1955 amd retains its original registration number.Originaly restored in 1991 from the chassis upwards to include works to the ash frame,refinished paint work,new chrome including fitting a pair of Butller Spot lights and period badge bar,new period wiring loom,full interior re-fit of pale grey leather,wilton carpets and french polished wood work,the guages were also refurbished and remain in superb condition.The restoration took some 5 years and over £8000.In 1993 the Riley was treated to a professional new 5 speed gearbox conversion with a modern clutch unit,this transforms the on road performance of the car.When the Riley changed hands in 2009 the car was purchased by Community transport of Swadlingcote to be used as a dedicated wedding hire car,during the Rileys preparation a further £4324.50 was spent on service and various mechanical repairs to make the car ready for reliable wedding car dutys.In April 2010 i purchased the Riley as a special treat for my Daughters Wedding,a family friend and guest at the wedding was so taken with the car he purchased it the following day.During this owners care the Riley has been used occasionally for weddings and special days out,maintenance and upgrades account for a further £3857.98 of expenditure.To summarize,the Riley offers somone the opportunity to purchase a top flight entry into the classic car scene,a very special car that has been upgraded and maintained with no expence spared.Finished in Lagoon Blue over pure Ivory the car is presented ready for what ever dutys you intend.The Riley comes with a photographic record,many previous M.O.T,s supporting invoces and various riley related articles including a detailed expanation of the 5 speed gearbox conversion........


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