1981 Vanden Plas 1500
No Reserve

Sold for £1,462

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: TDU888W
Chassis No: AMRLF79D113317
Mot Expiry: None

Motor Car Location: Cheshire

  • 48,600 recorded and credible miles plus just 2 former keepers from the same family
  • Offered with owners wallet, handbook plus collection of old MOT's
  • Current ownership since c.1994 and old style V5
  • A true barnfind in need of restoration

Produced between 1974 and 1979, the Vanden Plas 1500 and 1750 models were upmarket versions of the Austin Allegro which had first appeared in 1973. Allegros manufactured at the British Leyland factory in Longbridge, Birmingham, were sent to the Vanden Plas factory in Kingsbury, North London, to be fitted with a luxurious interior featuring leather seats, wall to wall carpeting, a walnut dashboard and walnut picnic tables. They also featured a new bonnet panel allowing for a prominent chrome grille. BL's marketing men went to great lengths to distinguish the Vanden Plas models from the rest of the Allegro range, never badging or referring to them as Allegros.

Vendor Condition Ratings:

Bodywork: 'Poor'
Engine: 'Unknown'
Electrical Equipment: 'Unknown'
Paintwork: 'Poor'
Gearbox: 'Unknown'
Interior Trim: 'Good'

For more information, please contact:
James McWilliam
james.mcwilliam@handh.co.uk
07943 584760

 

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