Currently Seeking at SCD Motors – March 2015

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SCD Motors is seeking the following cars for Sports Car Digest readers and for our own stable. If you own one of these automobiles or know of an example that fits the criteria, please contact us directly at trevor@sportscardigest.com with as much information on the car as possible, including pictures and asking price. Alternatively, let us also know if you would like your dream car added to the list. Submissions will remain private. German … [Read more...]

Feral Feline – Jaguar E-Type Series 1 OTS

1966 Jaguar E-Type Series 1 OTS

The Jaguar E-Type really needs no introduction. It's as iconic as Sinatra, and every bit as good looking as Marilyn - but not nearly as fussy as either of them. For that reason, we won't bore readers with the regurgitated information about how its straight-six cylinder engine helped give the marque multiple victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, or how a man named Enzo named the E-Type "the most beautiful car in the world." That would all be … [Read more...]

Endless Eligibility – Frazer Nash Le Mans Replica

Frazer-Nash Le Mans Replica

While many likely don’t realize it, if you’ve attended any of the major historic racing events across the globe, chances are strong that you've witnessed a Frazer Nash driven in anger. And even fewer likely realized they were looking at something special. With an interesting story that began before World War II, Archibald Frazer-Nash made his start in the motoring industry building automobiles that famously used a chain drive-style … [Read more...]

Featured Listing – 1954 MG TF

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Update, February 10, 2015: The 1954 MG TF has been sold. Thanks for the interest! MG’s rich heritage in building open-air, sporting machines reveals roots that are as deep as they come. Dating all the way back to the 1920s, the sports cars, particularly the well-known Midget series, helped pave the way for the British sports car movement. Starting with Morris Minor-based M-Type, MG attempted to apply every letter in the alphabet when naming … [Read more...]

Featured Listing – 1955 MG TF-1500

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Few cars embody their associated culture better than the British sports car. One might argue that the American muscle genre might be a contender, but one simply can’t ignore the impact that the small-displacement open-top sporting cars made on a global level. The British sports car is as about as sensible as the type of clothing that came out of the same era, but it’s better for it. It appealed to the well-heeled, but also to starving enthusiasts … [Read more...]

1952 MG “KT” Vintage Racing Special

1952 MG “KT” Vintage Racing Special

This MG "KT" Vintage Racing Special is being offered due to the owner's health problems. The seller explains it here: "This beautiful car was built on a TF chassis in 1977 from mostly TD parts by renowned MG expert, Lawrie Alexander. Registered as a 1952 MG TD, the “KT” nickname came about because the aluminum bodywork was styled to resemble a K3. It was used for vintage racing from 1978 through the mid-80’s, competing very successfully at … [Read more...]

Featured Listing – 1966 Lotus Elan S3 Fixed Head Coupe

1966 Lotus Elan FHC Sold

With our newly arrived Lotus Eleven and Elise Sport 190, we need to thin out our Lotus stable a bit, which unfortunately means saying goodbye to our 1966 Lotus Elan S3 Fixed Head Coupe, a proud member of the Sports Car Digest team since 2011. From arch enthusiast Jay Leno to Gordon Murray, designer of the McLaren F1, the accolades bestowed upon the gritty Elan typically call it "the greatest handling car of all time" or something equally … [Read more...]

Featured Listing – 1967 Jaguar E-Type OTS Series 1

1966 Jaguar E-Type Sold

Update, September 4, 2014: The Series 1 E-Type is headed across the pond to England. We hope you enjoy it! Webster’s Dictionary describes the word 'Beautiful’ as “the quality of being physically attractive” and it’s a word that is frankly overused when describing inanimate objects. There are plenty of items that are striking, or even exude dramatic qualities, but aren’t necessarily beautiful. The automobile world is full these types of … [Read more...]

British Muscle – 1976 Aston Martin V8

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Aston Martin’s rather simply named model, the V8, was around nearly unchanged for almost twenty years and was the company's only real offering for part of that time. The 1970s and 1980s were not exactly the best of times for Aston Martin. This partly explains why the V8 was on offer for so long, but at least it was a great looking machine with plenty of performance. Powered by the Tadek Marek-designed V-8 that was first found in the original … [Read more...]

Jim Russell Junior – 1961 Lotus 20/22

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Designed to replace the 18, the Lotus 20 was lower, sleeker, shorter, wider and more aerodynamic than its predecessor. It dominated Formula Junior in 1961 with both factory drivers and privateers finding success, and in 1962 it was further improved with the 22, which had a stiffer chassis and Girling disc brakes up front. 1962 saw even more victories with Peter Arundell taking 18 victories in 25 starts. … [Read more...]