• Year of manufacture 
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Reference number 
  • Drive 
  • Condition 
  • Location
    United Kingdom
  • Exterior colour 
  • Gearbox 


- One of 18 examples extant - Presented in its original spec Metallic Sand Beige over Beige Connolly hide - Supplied with a huge, comprehensive history file - One of the best British convertibles ever built - A favourite of Douglas Bader & Prince Phillip alike - Fitted with brand new chrome wires and spinners - Maintained regardless of any expense - Under current ownership 2020 -2023 just under £24,000 spent on mechanical works - Uprated with Harvey Bailey handling kit, cooper craft brakes and lead free cylinder head - Equipped with power steering from new - Illustrated in Kenneth Days definitive work 'Alvis, The Story of the Red Triangle' - Buff log book and factory build records Presented today as the car did was on 3rd March 1965 as it drove off of the factory line in the timeless and elegant colour combination of Metallic Sand Beige coachwork with Beige hide, dark Brown carpets matching mohair soft top and hood bag. Equipped with the top of line options wire wheels, Borg-Warner automatic transmission and power assisted steering - there where only 33 cars fitted with automatic gearboxes of which we believe there are only 18 left. This example was supplied new by W.J.Skelly Ltd, Motherwell. These cars cost the same as an Aston Martin DB5 Convertible when new. Fitting to read that this example spent its early years residing in Edinburgh with the Duke of Edinburg Prince Philipe. From 1974 to 1990 the car made its way past the Equator to the southern hemisphere in N