1970 Ford Transit Mk1 Perkins Diesel Van

Lot: 366

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Offered for sale is a 1.8L 1970 Ford Transit Perkins Diesel Van manual that has been with the current owner for the last 5 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 132 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A fabulous, best of breed 'Pig Snout' Mk1, celebrity restored...


  • On offer from a private collection where only the best would do
  • The subject of a full nut and bolt restoration by Ant Anstead and Philip Glenister
  • Featured in a one hour long TV programme - For the Love of Cars, Series 2, Episode 6
  • 'Wella Hair Products' period-correct presentation. As you can imagine the quality of finish is superb
  • Retains its original Perkins 1760 cc diesel. The differential has just been rebuilt with new bearings.
  • Starts and runs correctly, smooth gearchange, mechanically spot-on, you could use this today
  • The whole vehicle is absolutely immaculate. There may be a better Mk 1 Transit somewhere, but we have no idea where you might find it

You can now book a one to one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location between 22nd and 26th June. Please contact Gary Dunne on 07740 946 796 to secure your appointment.  

The health and safety of both our customers and team remains the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions for arrival and inspection protocols.will be given when making your appointment.

Lot Details

Registration: ADE 182J RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1970 Engine size: 1.8L
Make: Ford Odometer reading (miles): 39786
Model: Transit Perkins Diesel Van MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: KR45254

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 132 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Bodywork has been totally restored with a bare metal respray.


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Interior has been retrimmed, and new floor mat fitted.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


The engine starts and runs excellently.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Easy and smooth clutch operation and gear selection.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Differential has just been rebuilt with new bearings.


Minor: Major:


Everything works perfectly.

Vehicle History


Servicing has been carried out by previous owner.

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history