1937 Riley Sprite Two-Seat Sports
The ex-Works William ‘Bill’ Innes & Roger Peacock 1937 Monte Carlo Rally and multiple MCC Trials entry
Chassis # S27S 6031
Engine # SS 6031
UK registration CDU 63
This ex-Riley Works Sprite is fitted with a works manual gearbox, standard chrome radiator cowl, standard ‘long’ wings, and tall windscreen with vertical fittings so that the twin aero screens could double as wind deflectors.
Painted in the Works colours of dark blue with complimenting dark blue upholstery.
1937 Monte Carlo Rally, 23rd of 81 entrants, 3rd in sub 1500cc class, Bill Innes fastest time in the Final Tests in Monaco
1937 MCC Lands End Trial, Roger Peacock, bronze award
1937 Riley Motor Club ‘Riley Twenty-Four’ overnight trial, 1st Class Award, fastest time Arrival Driving Tests
Then entered into other events such as Edinburgh Trials, Exeter MCC, Brooklands JCC race meeting
Fully and properly rebuilt and sorted.
Four cylinder 1.5 litre Riley engine
Full weather equipment with hood and side curtains
Bucket or bench seat configuration
Successful participant in 2020 & 2021 Mille Miglia
A really cracking sports car ready for immediate use.
(photo credit Simon Clay Photography)