2020 SINGER 1500 1500 - £22,995
1953 Singer 4ADT Roadster in red with black interior, black tonneau, hood and side screens. The T on the engine denotes that this is a twin carb car.From 1961 through 1955 Singer produced their final roadster, that being the 4AD Series officially known as the Singer SM model. This model had a 1497cc engine delivering 48 horsepower. Singer advertised these cars has having a combination of qualities which are not usually found in one car. With distinctive lines, a powerful 1500cc engine, and a lightweight coach-built body giving vivid acceleration and high cruising and maximum speeds. A top speed of about 75 mph. The roadster is, for example an occasional four seater, furthermore the hood and side screens are so designed as to provide closed car comfort when the weather is unfavourable to open air motoring. With the hood raised and screens in position the roadster retains its sporting lines and at the same time gives protection with ample head room. This Singer is post war with the chassis number ending in a W denoting it is a 1953 model, exported to Khartoum Sudan to dealer Christis Simos. The car was despatched on 2nd April from the Singer Works to The Singer Dealer Christos Simos in Khartoum, Sudan. It was bought by an English Diplomat for his wife, but she was not allowed to drive it, therefore it was little used. The car was found by a Dutch gentleman, shipped to Rotterdam and registered DK 15 FD as a red car on the 8th August 2012. It was only used for local rallies and shows. Norbert Buttgen of Stolberg purchased the car in 2013, it was refurbished, registered as AC - 07088, and was then used for local shows and rallies, and was one of many cars that Hr. Buttgen had in his collection, along with a Daimler Dart. Consequently, The car has not been used extensively, it is therefore believed that the mileage of just over 8,000 is genuine although this cannot be warranted. It is believed the car along with others of Hr. Buttgens collection came to England in 2020 which is when the current owner purchased the car. The current owner has had the following works carried out New Fuel pump, new master brake cylinder, new front brake cylinders, (rear brakes are cable operated), relined front brake pads, gear box housing spring replaced, radiator checked and repainted, new bottom hose fitted, new exhaust built and fitted, front and rear seat belts fitted. hood refurbished, speedometer re-calibrated, temperature gauge repaired, front grill re-chromed, rear bumper re-chromed, bonnet side grills re-chromed, new gaskets for rocker cover, sump, carburettors, new windscreen wiper arms, engine oil changed, gearbox oil changed, brake fluid changed and brakes bled, engine bay cleaned and tidied.Having been driven over 120 miles to us the car didn't skip a beat and could easily keep up with modern traffic. On our test drive the car was a real pleasure to drive and is wanting for nothing as she has been so well maintained. A real head turner and would be a real addition to any collection. Seating four adults comfortably this tourer is a great car for getting out with friends and enjoying the sun. Any inspection welcome. All major debit cards accepted. UK mainland delivery included. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram @morseclassics.
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