Austin Princess Vanden Plas 3 Litre MK 11 Automatic.
The Princess was Built in June 1962, supplied to its 1st Owner by " Botwoods Ltd " in association with the Mann Eggerton Group, the original supplying dealer Plaque is still secured under the bonnet. The Princess was 1st registered on the 2nd of August 1962. Finished in its original colours of Peat over Stone, Gold Hand painted coach line and Champagne Leather interior. Presented in " Show " ready condition for when the Classic Car Scene is up and running again. However, until this happens an outstanding Motor Car to have tucked away in your garage to use for some special days out. Records confirm this Princess has been professionally maintained over the years, using some of Britain,s top engineers and specialists. To include Mick Dearing of Bourne whom supplied and fitted a fully reconditioned un-leaded cylinder head, at the same time a bottom end engine re-build. City Polishers of Spalding, whom in 1996 fully Re-stored all the interior woodwork, such was the quality of the work that it still looks magnificent today. Earlpart, sadly no longer trading provided many parts over the years. Much of the maintenance was performed by A.G.Toft Garage of Cambridge. The Princess has also had a fully reconditioned Power Steering Box, Stainless Steel Exhaust and an Electric Kenlow Fan fitted. In 1995 the Princess was purchased by the Secretary of the Vanden Plas Owners Club, during his time with the car many Classic Car events were attended resulting in Trophy,s including a " Best in Show ". In more recent times the Princess has been treated to a New 123 Ignition system, Flame thrower Coil, State of the Art Fuel pump, Electric Control Box, Heavy Duty Battery and a New Set of Radial Tyres. Previously supplied by us i can confirm all the works were performed by a retired engineer. The Princess has a strong 6 Cylinder Engine mated to a Borg Warner Automatic Gearbox and Factory fitted Power Steering. A beautiful car to tour in, a spacious Boot complete with Factory Tools, individual Front Seats with Centre Arm Rests, its a very comfortable place to be. Just admire the Burr Walnut interior and perhaps treat some friends to a trip in the countryside. The Princess has just been serviced and is ready for the next new owner, please call for a detailed description or to place a deposit to secure the car. Professional Door to Door delivery arranged.
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