Globe Trotting Rarity: 1960 TVR Grantura OSCA
Two-time BaT feature car spotted under repair at my favorite Euro car shop.
I've always been a fan of The Sports Car Shop in Eugene, OR. Under partially the same ownership as Vintage Underground (my other favorite local auto shop), they are very friendly to photographers who want to poke around the back lot with the camera or handheld device & get pics of rare cars, and the owners & employees are all great as well.
This car was featured twice on Bring A Trailer in that site's early days, and was bought by a local Euro car collector for his vast collection of exotic European machinery.
To quote the TVR Grantura Register:
At some point the car was fitted with an OSCA 4-cylinder engine, the steering was changed to left hand drive, and it it was painted red, which is its current state.
While the car was built by TVR Engineering Ltd as a 1960 model, it has been titled for some years as a 1961, probably because that was the year in which it was first registered by the DVLA in England.