Description

An exceptional example and the Silverstone that achieved the highest price at auction

Chassis E66 was first registered on the 12th of July 1950 as confirmed by the original logbook which is part of the cars dedicated history file.  The car's first owner was Mr Frederick Gordan Sims of Nottingham and it's registration LRR 267 it still retains today. It remained with Mr Sims until around 1955 when it was sold to noted racing driver Joseph Cecil Winby who campaigned the Healey for 2 years around the UK including the Goodwood 9-hour race. Joseph Cecil Winby parted with the car and it was registered to Mr Ronald Hugh Critchlow of Coventry who later sold the car to Mr John Grosvenor Bloore of Wimbledon, London. In 2012 the car was purchased by Russell James after being found in a garage untouched for 30 years, the car was sent to Hennessy Motorsport for a nut and bolt restoration. It was repainted an attractive colour of Aston Martin Metallic Grey and the engine and gearbox were removed and disassembled. The engine was rebuilt to race-spec with higher compression ratio and re-bored block to 110bhp, the gearbox, suspension, brakes and rear axle were rebuilt and also a new interior was made and fitted.
 
In 2014 E66 set a record price for the Silverstone model when it sold for £212,750 which is still the highest price achieved for any Silverstone at auction, attesting to the quality of the car and the detailed history file and restoration. Offered today chassis E66 is presented in stunning condition having covered little mileage since its remarkable restoration.

  • The example that achieved the highest price at auction
  • Presented in truly stunning condition
  • One of the 54 E-Type examples
  • Fabulously restored

Vehicle details

Vehicle data

Make
Healey
Model name
Silverstone
First registration date
07/1950
Year of manufacture
1950
Mileage (read)
50,915 mls
Chassis number
E66
Engine number
B4558
Gearbox number
Not provided
Matching numbers
Yes
Previous owners
3

Technical details

Body style
Convertible (Roadster)
Power (kW/hp)
77/105
Cubic capacity (ccm)
2443
Cylinders
4
Doors
Not provided
Steering
Right (RHD)
Gearbox
Manual
Gears
Not provided
Transmission
Rear
Front brakes
Not provided
Rear brakes
Not provided
Fuel type
Petrol

Individual configuration

Exterior color
Grey
Manufacturer color name
Aston Martin Metallic Grey
Sun roof
No
Folding roof
No
Power Assisted Steering
No
Central locking
No
Electric windows
No
Interior color
Black
Interior material
Leather
Heated seats
No
Air conditioning
No
ABS
No
Airbag
No
Cruise control
No

Condition, registration & documentation

Condition category
Restored
Has Report
Not provided
Registered
Ready to drive
Accident free
Mille Miglia eligible

Location

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🇬🇧 United Kingdom

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