Low Cost Racer – 1982 Royale RP31 Formula Ford

1982 Royale RP31 Formula Ford One of the preferred devices for open-wheel, Formula Ford racing Described as a strong running, turn-key racer Few cheaper ways of getting into motorsport Offered privately at $10,500 USD While there aren't many forms of motorsport that could realistically be looked at as a 'good investment', there are certain series that are more value-conscious than others. Near the top of the list has to be … [Read more...]

Open Air Aston – 2001 Aston Martin DB7 Vantage Volante

2001 Aston Martin DB7 Vantage Volante Open air, 12-cylinder Aston Martin at a fraction of the price of new Well maintained and showing only 29,400 miles Handsome livery and nicely equipped Offered privately for $55,000 USD Offered from a Sports Car Digest reader is this 2001 Aston Martin DB7 Vantage Volante. Desirably equipped, the Vantage's 5.9L V12's power is handled through an optional 6-speed manual transmission and … [Read more...]

Featured Listing – 1956 Arnolt-Bristol Roadster

1956 Arnolt-Bristol Roadster One of less than 150 Arnolt-Bristols constructed Distinctive Bertone styling with robust American power plant Period racing history with West Coast SCCA participation Recipient of high-quality restoration Highly eligible for elite historic races and rallying events Offered at $349,000 USD Stanley Harold Arnolt is one of the curious personalities to emerge from the 1950s automotive world. Changing his … [Read more...]

The World Traveler – 1959 MG A Twin-Cam Roadster

1 of 2,111 Twin-Cam examples produced Well-traveled MG A Twin-Cam with interesting history Attractive specification and livery Ground-up restoration with recent work from marque specialist Offered at $75,000 USD When it comes to car ownership, we're suckers for a good story. Whether it's been owned by a significant individual, competed in a prestigious race or in the case of this MG A Twin-Cam, lived a full life at all ends of the … [Read more...]

SCD Private Collection – 1998 Lotus Elise Sport 190

1998 Lotus Elise Sport 190 One of fewer than 35 imported Less than 500 original miles Lowest mileage example known to exist Non-street legal; track-day or race only Not offered for sale The Lotus Elise is a two-seat, mid-engined roadster initially released in 1996. The Elise has a fiberglass body atop its aluminum chassis that provides a stiff platform for the suspension while keeping weight to a minimum. The Sport … [Read more...]

Lovely Landy – 1966 Land Rover Series IIA SWB

Update, August 3rd, 2015:  The 1966 Series IIA has found a new home with a Sports Car Digest reader in Tennessee.  Enjoy! When it comes to design, there's something to be said for a well-executed product that simply does the job as intended. High on function, purpose-built and lacking frills; there used to be plenty of vehicles available to the public that enjoyed these qualities, particularly of the off-road variety. Somewhere along the line, … [Read more...]

Featured Listing – 1970 MG B Roadster

1970 MG B Roadster Long term ownership since 1978 Desirable chrome bumper equipped model in restored, turn-key condition Matching-numbers engine and transmission Rust free, Northern California example with sound original floors Offered at $28,900 USD The swinging '60s provided automotive enthusiasts with more than a few sports car options. Whether you were after American muscle or maybe something a little more Italian, the options … [Read more...]

Featured Listing – 1955 MG TF-1500 Roadster

1955 MG TF-1500 Roadster Matching-numbers example Restored, turn-key condition Final year of traditionally styled MG sports cars Eligible for many historic road rallies and events Offered at $39,000 USD Beginning with the TA, the MG T-series cars began production before the second World War, and survived nearly two decades later with a seemingly endless amount of development along the way. The finale to the series was the TF-1500, … [Read more...]

Fab Fixed-Head – 1955 Jaguar XK140 MC FHC

Update, June 17th, 2015:  The XK140 has found a new home with an enthusiast in Southern California.  Enjoy! The 1950s were good to Jaguar.  With no less than five overall victories at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, their C-Type sports racer and memorable D-Types unloaded an assault on the competition, dominating the field in 1951, '53, '55, '56 and '57.  They were exciting times for the marque. It wasn't limited to their competition department, … [Read more...]

Currently Seeking at SCD Motors – March 2015

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...]