1954 Tojeiro Butterworth Barchetta


Commissioned by Ronald Palmer in 1952, he used a Tojeiro chassis equipped with a 1,500cc flat four-cylinder air-cooled engine built by Archie James Butterworth and fitted with twin Solex carburettors. Mated to an MG TD 4-speed gearbox, drum brakes and sliding block de-Dion back axle. It is sold with a very large file of original letters of correspondence between Palmer, Tojeiro and Butterworth; original bills and insurance invoices, articles from Motorsport magazines, articles from the Tojeiro’s book, photos and much more. A superbly original and unique 1950’s ‘Le Mans’ style sports car that benefits from being road legal!

Sold For £74,250

Auction The London Classic Car Show
Auction Date 17th February 2019
Day of Auction Day 2 - Sunday

lot details

Lot Number 226
Registration Number Belgian Registered
Chassis Number TAD/3/54
Year 1954
Make Tojeiro
Model Butterworth Barchetta

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