Our Vintage & Classic Cars For Weddings

View our range of beautiful vintage and classic cars for weddings in Sussex, Surrey or Kent.

The Ashdown Classic Wedding Car Collection In Sussex, Surrey & Kent

Take a closer look at our vintage and classic wedding cars. We have sorted our wedding cars from vintage through to classic.

 

1905 Eugene Brillie Open Drive Limousine Wedding Car

As far as we are aware AA 486 is the only Eugene Brillie motor car left in the World.

Made in Le Havre in Northern France it was registered in Hampshire in 1910 and was used as a taxi in Lyndhurst and the New Forest for many years.

The current owner acquired the car in the mid 1970s “in a million pieces” and the restoration took twenty years.

1927 Rolls Royce Phantom I Dual Cowl Torpedo Wedding Car

An original eight litre 1927 Rolls Royce Phantom 1 Dual Cowl Torpedo by Barker in ivory and black, with red trim.

There is a picture of this historic vehicle in The Monte Carlo casino winning a Concorde de Elegance.

In current ownership for nearly 50 years, it is regularly driven and cruises at 50- 60 mph; but can still go up to 80 mph when required.  

A similar dual cowl torpedo sold in the U.S recently for $1.2 million so if you want to arrive in millionaire style this is the car!

1928 AC Acedes Tourer Wedding Car

The remains of this AC were found in 1965 lying in the dry moat of Framlingham Castle in Suffolk.  Eventually the previous owner, was found who still had the original engine.

The extensive restoration works were completed in 1974.

With a slim Aluminium body, the car is very light with good performance is one of the most elegant tourers of its era.

Only a few 4/5 seat tourers were made and have a long wheelbase giving lots of legroom and space, ideal for voluminous bride’s dresses

1929 Rolls Royce Barker Limousine Wedding Car

This Rolls Royce 20/25 was ordered on 31 December 1929 at a cost of £1185 and was one of the first with the new 20/25 in line 3699 cc 6-cylinder overhead-valve engine. 

It has a coach built “Barker” Limousine body with two additional fold down seats in the back and 6 large window giving excellent visibility and light.  

The current owner uses it for rallies and it has appeared regularly at Goodwood Revival driving VIP guests from the house to the circuit.

1931 Rolls Royce Phantom II Continental Wedding Car

This 1931 art deco four seat Rolls Royce Continental Sports Saloon by Carlton is in ivory-white with rich brown leather trim.  It has an eight litre engine and has only covered 110,000 miles from new. 

The Continental was Henry Royce’s pet project.  He wanted a Rolls Royce sports car and this is what he created.  

Phantoms have great space for whatever dress you are planning.  This car has just been returned to the original colour scheme, so you can be sure it will not yet have featured in many other wedding albums.

1934 Sunbeam 25 Wedding Car

Sunbeam captured the World Land Speed Record five times during the 1920’s and won many motor races.  

Our 1934 Sunbeam 25 model is a limousine from the classic ‘Art Deco” period and is particularly spacious, ideal for a bride and her dress, whatever the style. 

Externally, our car’s large chrome headlights, sweeping lines and running boards tend to make an elegant backdrop for the all important wedding pictures.

This type of saloon is sometimes known as the “six light” model, having three windows each side providing great light and visibility.

1935 Rolls Royce Phantom II Continental by Barker Wedding Car

This 1935 Rolls Royce Phantom II is painted in dove grey with ebony black wings and has a Burgundy Leather interior.

The twenty-eight gallon petrol tank is very useful at an average of 10 mpg!

It was ordered new, at a cost of £2640, by Sir George Macpherson-Grant owner of Grants Whisky.

In 2012 it was imported back to the UK from a museum in Indiana and has now been restored to its former glory at a cost in excess of £100,000 and is now available for your wedding!

1936 MGSA Tickford Wedding Car

The MG SA was designed to compete with the SS Jaguar 100, Triumph and Riley.  .

They were available as a factorybuilt Saloon, a Tickford Drophead and a 4 door Tourer 

KS7308 has coachwork  by Salmons known as a Tickford Coupe, it was originally black with a green roof.  In 1971 it fell into disrepair but was restored in 2005.

The 3 position roof can go up and down with ease, providing the best of both worlds and vital in an English summer.

The owner loves them so much he has two!

1939 MGSA Tickford Wedding Car

The MG SA has a 2 litre, 6-cylinder engine with twin SU carburettors and can cruise at just over 70 mph.

MG6632 has a Tickford body by Salomon built in 1939 and was one of the last MG SAs ever made.  It underwent a total restoration in 2008.  Out of the 2738 MG SA’s built, 696 were Tickfords.

The 3 position roof can be put up and down with ease, providing the best of both worlds, vital in an English summer.

The owner loves them so much he has two!

1937 Alvis Speed 25 Wedding Car

Alvis made cars from 1920 to 1967.  The cars were light, sporty in character and powerful, carrying four people in comfort to a top speed of nearly 100 mph. 

Both in acceleration and top speed it out-performed its Bentley and Lagonda competitors, competing successfully at the Le Mans 24-hour race as well as elsewhere. 

This Speed 25 model, completed in January 1937, has a 3.6 litre 6-cylinder engine with triple carburettors in a long, sleek Charlesworth.  The present owner bought the car nearly ten years ago.

1958 Vauxhall Victor Super Wedding Car

Our 1958 Vauxhall Victor Super Series 1, is in grey with a blue dual tone interior car has been with the current owner for 27 years. It has been kept to its original specification, winning awards at several car shows and is a rare 50’s classic

When new the original owner had ALL the available extras including the sun visor, the bullet bumper and the Vauxhall badge on the bonnet is under a glass cover. 

If you are looking for 50’s Rock and Roll style this is one for you.

1959 Austin A35 Delux Wedding Car

In 1956, the A35 replaced the A30.  It had a 34 hp engine with a top speed of 60 mph.

This is one of the last made in 1959 and has been with this owner for the last 25 years.  It was one of the few two tone cars made, the inside is red leather.

The engine has been bored out to 998cc and an SU Carburettor fitted, giving more speed and the brakes improved to stop it!

Not the largest wedding car, but iconic and beloved by many who remember one from their youth. 

1960 Rover 100 Wedding Car

The Rover 100 was produced from 1960 to 1962, 16,621 cars were built.  It’s charm lay in the leather seats, wooden door surrounds and a thoroughly traditional feel.  A powerful six-cylinder engine lurks under an aluminium bonnet.  

Rovers have been the choice of the Royal family and Government Ministers and hold their own with the other fine British cars of the same era.  

This 1959 model Rover 100 was first registered on 1 January 1960 and stayed with its first owner for fifty years.

1963 Jaguar MKII Wedding Car

Jaguar produced Mk 2s from 1959 until 1967. 

They achieved racing success for Mike Hawthorn and Stirling Moss and were popular with criminals and police alike.  

This 1963 car was completely rebuilt in 1991with a 3.8 litre engine, Old English White paintwork and deep red Connely hide and burr walnut interior.  .

Michael has owned the car since 2017 and is the 13th owner.  It is used on regular occasions in addition to attending local car club meetings and outings as well as for weddings. 

1966 VW Camper Van Wedding Car

The first VW van was launched at the Geneva Motor Show in November 1949 and production began in March 1950

This is “Peggy” a 1966 Splitscreen, Sundial Camper Conversion, in Cream over Bahama Blue imported from California in 2006 and restored in 2009.  

Now part of the family and apart from the addition of a full length stainless steel roof rack, Front and Rear Safari Windows and the Oak and Stainless Steel Steering Wheel she is completely original.

She is used regularly and frequently for family camping holidays – We just love her.

1973 citroen vds21 super Wedding Car

Designed by Flamino Bertoni and André Lefèbvr the DS is known for its aerodynamic futuristic body design and self-levelling suspension.  It was named the most beautiful car of all time by Classic & Sports Car magazine after a poll of 20 world-renowned car designers.

This car has a 5 speed 2.1 litre petrol engine and is in Midnight Blue with Pallas trim and leather interior.

One owner from new until 2006 it had a full, ground up restoration, completed in 2008.

The car is used regularly and goes on yearly holiday trips.

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