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Concours 1957 MGA coupe for sale! One of the nicest coupes you’ll ever find.

NOW SOLD to David in Connecticut! Congratulations!

This is one of those rare opportunities to buy the best of the best.

I had a chance to drive this beauty this past weekend, courtesy of the mild winter we are having this year. And the car did not disappoint. It is a classic shape that is unparalleled. Even if you have no interest in owning this car, I invite you to appreciate a moment in history when auto designers decided to create this fine sculpture.

This car was completely restored from 2004-20110 and done to an extremely high standard. Throughout the car, the workmanship is impressive. I have seen many MGA coupes in driver condition but never one this nice. If you like extremely well-restored cars, this one deserves serious consideration.

There is something so odd and unlikely about an MGA coupe, it looks like it is “supposed” to be a roadster. And yet there is also something completely stunning and wonderful about the shape of these coupes. They are completely unique and like no other sportscar. I have fallen in love with the shape of this particular rolling sculpture and most people who have seen it agree that it is both elegant and stunning. Roll-up windows are a bonus.

The car was shown at the Hemmings Motor News Concours in Saratoga and it’s ready for all future concours events. It drives wonderfully on recent radial tires, everything works, and it is better than new. Trailer or drive. It’s a pleasure.

The car is completely stock (with the exception of a spin on oil filter adaptor, a welcome addition for easier service) and she needs nothing. She’s built with the original 1500 engine which was completely rebuilt in 2004, along with the transmission which was also rebuilt and treated to new parts as needed (see detailed receipts in photo album below). Original drum brakes are fit and working beautifully. In fact, everything on this car was completely rebuilt. You’ll also notice in the photos that the original wood floors were replaced during the restoration.

This month, I put in brand new and upgraded original type twin six volt batteries (they are wired together to give 12 volts, per the original). These are upgraded batteries with more plates and they are better than most replacement batteries. They should last a good long time.

I bought this about three years ago and have put only 300 fair- weather miles on the car. Indicated mileage is 64,396. It’s time to send it to a new home where it can be driven, enjoyed, shown, and celebrated.

Check out the vintage tool kit and photo documentation of the restoration, stored in the boot, as well as the most elegant door hardware, unique to MGA coupes. Glass is new, rear windows are all put in nicely with no issues (that’s a difficult part of the car to restore properly, and it is done beautifully here).

The car is in line with the Hagerty value for a #1 condition coupe of this vintage. This is a rare opportunity-you can find MGA coupes for less, but it’s not likely you’ll find one this nice. If you are the kind of collector looking for a stunning example, feel free to call or email!

Classic Mini! 1961 Classic Austin Mini Estate Countryman (Woody) For Sale

Now sold to David in Florida! Congratulations!

This is a really fun car for not a lot of dough. Check out the new pictures and video so you can see for yourself. I can’t think of any other iconic classic car you can get for this kind of money… woodies usually mean bigger bucks, and early Minis also command a premium. This car has a lot to like, especially for this price!

A ’64 Mini Cooper was the car I owned just before I bought my first Bugeye way back in the 70s, so I have a particular affection for early cars like like the Mini you see here. This one is a head-turner, and a joy to drive.

In September of last year, we performed a major service to this car and made it into a wonderful driver. We replaced shocks, ball joints, wheel cylinders, drums and shoes and a host of smaller issues, all with the eye to make the car easy to use and ready to go for the former owner, who used the car sporadically and recently decided to simply sell it to us.

The car, AAW7L68346, is fit with a 998 cc engine with a four synchro gearbox. 9571 miles are indicated so perhaps this is when the engine and transmission were installed, although I can’t verify this or what the actual mileage might be. The engine and gearbox are presumed to be from a later classic Mini. The car runs great and shifts smoothly.

Drum brakes are fit all around and they work wonderfully, the car stops straight and true. Nice 165/70×10 Yokahama tires are fit to ten inch minilights for a great performance ride. The underside is good and the rear subframe solid (see photo album). Ready to go!


You can now jump in this car and drive anywhere. It starts up easily courtesy of a premium Interstate battery.

If you like these woody wagons, this one will provide exceptional fun! Call if you would like to take this one home!

This one is registered as a 1961 Mini and it has early door hinges, latches and windows, but a more modern interior and dashboard, complete with comfortable headrest equipped seats and a nice wooden dashboard. Looking for the ultimate beach cruiser? Rack up your surfboard on top!

PS: What is the difference between a Traveller and a Countryman?

Answer: Very simply a Morris Mini estate is a Traveller and an Austin Mini estate is a Countryman. Some people wrongly think that one model had the wood and the other didn’t, but both the Morris Mini Traveller and the Austin Mini Countryman were available both as a Woody and as an all steel version.

PPS: Ever driven a RHD English car? It’s a hoot! My wife regularly drives our RHD Morris Traveler, no problem! If you are unfamiliar you’ll find it takes about 5 minutes to get used to it, and the rest is pure fun. RHD amplifies the attention one gets with a classic car. Totally legal and easy to register anywhere in USA (or elsewhere, we’ll help).


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64K mile 1971 Volvo 1800E for sale, overdrive!

Now sold and heading to Norway! Congratulations Terje!

I love this car, and I am excited to own it again! I sold it last summer to Steve in Arizona so when he offered it to me recently, I jumped at the chance to own it a second time. He has made a number of significant improvements, so the car is dramatically improved!

This Volvo 1800E #184363034961 has just 64,510 miles (500 more than when I saw it last in 2017) and it drives wonderfully, with a four speed transmission, aftermarket sunroof and factory electric overdrive. Steve had the sunroof replaced with a newer flush mount model that looks much better than the previous version.

And all new weather seals are a great benefit of this upgrade. I drove the car today and with an overcast sky, the cockpit is nicely illuminated with the tinted glass roof. With the small windows fit by the factory, the sunroof is a welcome feature, and makes the passenger compartment seem more expansive.

It has the original engine and fuel injection, and starts and runs beautifully. It was driven sporadically by the prior owner who had the car since about 2000, when receipts place mileage at about 60,000. Thus, the car has traveled just 4000 miles in the last 17 years. All service records are included since that time and the car was maintained with no expense spared to keep the car in excellent mechanical shape. Note the recent new front brake calipers and brake lines.

Steve has also put on new tires and completely redone the interior, with new leather seats, carpets and dash cover. New leather door panels too, with the original Volvo insignia sewn in to upgrade those new panels. He’s also put in a new USB compatible stereo. New battery too. He also replaced the seat belts, which were getting faded. The car is now at it’s best and ready for a new home. What a delight to get sit in the car now with new foam in the seats and plush carpet all-around. The new interior transformed a nice car into a great one.

The car was repainted dark green over the original code 104 turquoise. The paint is very good and shines beautifully. Chrome and trim is also in very nice condition. The engine bay is very clean and the underside is nice and solid. Overdrive works nicely. This car is a lot of fun to drive.

This car presents beautifully!


I can’t think of many classic cars this unique, this head-turning, (with overdrive and fuel injection) for this price!

Call or email if you would like to make this cool car your own!

Restored 1960 TR3 for sale w/5 Speed!


NOW SOLD to peter in Virginia! Congratulations! Happiest man in Virginia! Look for his big smile on the Blue Ridge Parkway!

Here’s a 1960 TR3 fresh out of a multi-year rotisserie restoration. The car is stunning, and beautifully restored in every way.

This car has the classic lines of a TR3 with several wonderful upgrades from the later TR4. If you want to drive and enjoy your TR3, you’ll find these upgrades significant. This is a driver’s car, and it will win shows too.
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1952 MGTD, great restoration, great driver!

Now sold!Congratulations Carol!

New photos! New video! New Steering wheel! New driving lights! New needles and seats and carb tune-up. Starts the first time and drives great!

If you are looking for an inexpensive way to have a whole lot of British car fun, check out this timeless classic and call!

I’ve owned this particular car several times and just bought it back from my buddy Scott, who has had it for the past 5 years and drove it very little (has has about 12 other classics). When he sold his house and offered me the car, I jumped on the opportunity. He takes great care of his cars, as evidenced by the new powdercoating he added to the rims. They look perfect, and are quite durable with this new skin.

The car was fully restored with a custom engine turned dashboard that looks stunning. New tonneau, great radial tires, and just a blast to drive. Not a rickety-bias-ply ride, but instead a real sportscar that rides on smooth radials. Great handling, great ride and great fun! Super clean-especially in the engine bay. Also has a spin on oil filter conversion to simplify service.

The car shines nicely and looks stunning. There is no rust and there are no dings. The engine runs great and was completely rebuilt less than five thousand miles ago. Call with questions or for more information.

This is a vintage roadster that is tons of fun, with a whole lot of style and grace for not a lot of money.

Drive-by video below! (note: some microphone distortion due to low-tech old camera, but engine sounds great!) GoPro video is above, that allows you to hear the great run quality.

1950 F1 Pick up for sale

Now sold to Jason in Texas! Congratulations!

New pictures posted! Someone asked about the condition of the cab corners… these were patched with new sheet metal as needed when the truck was repainted. We have shown in photos how nicely a magnet adheres, in case anyone was worried about body filler. (There is none.)

If you were going to have TWO perfect cars in your garage, one would of course be a Bugeye and the other might just be this handsome green truck. They complement each other so nicely.

This is a friend’s truck. He bought it in Ohio about 30 years ago and has garaged it in CT ever since. It shows about 64,000 miles, and that feels like the original mileage given the unmolested condition. The truck is just right in about every way… if is nice enough to show and impress yet used enough that you can still haul stuff without fear of damage. The bed has a few nicks and scratches yet the cab and overall finish is as clean and tidy as a well pressed denim work shirt.

She was repainted once in the original color about 25 years ago. Interior was restored at about the same time. Now it’s perfectly worn-in.

We have just replaced all the brake parts and pinion seal. The flathead V8 is strong. Fit with the original three speed transmission. Everything works, fun to drive and a serious head-turner.

You can find newly restored and modified trucks. You can find beat-to-death trucks. One in this condition seems quite rare. While some restoration work has been done, this one feels like the perfect original truck you found in your grandfather’s barn in Iowa that was ready for you to drive home, use and enjoy.

Price is $23,995. Call if you would like more pictures or information.

Contact us at David@bugeyeguy.com or call (203)-208-0980 during business hours