Welcome to Gordon-Smith Modern Automobile Classics

“modern and future classics prepared for sale by an enthusiast”

We are a classic car sales business concentrating on modern motor cars from the 1970's to the 1990's. Our aim is to provide motor cars that are prepared and presented to a high standard, making them suitable for every day use, or as a basis for a show car where appropriate, and hopefully save them from the knackers yard! Occasionally we have other automobile related items for sale. The Mercedes-Benz 300se shown on the home page is my personal car and is not for sale.

We are based between Bury St.Edmunds, and Ipswich and within easy reach of the A14 and therefore other major trunk roads and travel links. Please do look at our 'Cars for Sale' link above for high quality photographs.

Whilst we are open 7 days a week for calls we prefer for viewings to generally be from Friday to Monday including the weekend subject to prior arrangement. Please contact me either via my contact page or preferably  on 07764151547 for a no obligation appointment to view.

Part exchange taken of the sort of cars we sell and offers invited where there is no part exchange! All our prices include a pre-delivery check by our independent motor engineer. Cars of the sort we sell from the 1980s to 1995 purchased for cash

Please see 'Cars for Sale' for details of all our cars for sale.  

Angus Smith 



300se £7500

 My own car, which I bought in September 2009, as a one owner vehicle with 40,700 miles, and which is now coming up to 106,000 miles. Very reluctant sale due to the purchase of a new car. 

FSH by Mercedes main dealer under the first owner, and then with a well known mercedes specialist with myself, complete with the original bill of sale. All the old MOTS to support the mileage, the next MOT is due on 27 January 2018.  I have maintained the car using original Mercedes Benz parts whenever possible, and all services and any other work have been out by the specialist to the manufacturers specfications, and usually at intervals of around 6,000 to 7,000 miles.

The car has no rust, and has been given waxoil treatment to protect vulnerable areas, including having the bonnet and wipers removed to clean out this part of the car. The interior leather is in excellent condition. The car still has its original working Grundig radio cassette, along with the working electric ariel. The headling is all perfect, along with the working electric tlit slide sunroof. All the chrome is in good condition.

My car is a joy to drive and can still cruise in the outside lane of the motorway all day, when I want to. Most of the mileage I drive has been motorway miles, the only downside compared to my modern Jaguar is the mpg, which is around 32/33 mpg, although this drops with town driving, but still not bad for a 27 year old car.

The next service is due around 108,000 miles, however I will pay for the next service for a sale at the asking price, overwise I am happy to consider a discount.


Price £7,500

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626 LX Saloon £1395

Mazda 626 1.8 LX five speed manual saloon in metallic emerald silver which was in the same family ownership since 1991, and currently has just under 86k miles, and was in regular use until 2013, when it was put into dry storage, although regularly taken out for short runs.

Since my purchase I have had the car MOTed, serviced, with new front brake pipes and pads. the underneath has also been waxoiled to protect the more explosed areas.

According to the previous owner the car had a new front exhaust pipe in 2009 with a rear silencer box in 2011 and two new tyres in 2013. He also had the bonnet re-sprayed in the correct colour code as it was beginning to fade in 2008.

Overall the car is in very good condition for its age, with the interior cloth undamaged. the only slight issue is off side rear wheel arch has slight surface rust, as shown in the photographs. Although the LX model, it still came with rear fog lights, heated rear window, remote opening for the boot and petrol cap. in addition the split rear seats fold down giving extra boot space when required.

Running well and an ideal first classic and/or usable everyday car.

Complete with owners handbook, service book, some old records and old MOT's. Price includes a fresh valet on sale.



Price £1,395

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Alto £1295

 The bodywork is in good condition for the car's age, and the interior looks to be very good.  The car comes with is original owners manual, and still has its dealer supplied numbers plates. The car comes with its stamped  service history to April 2005 along with Mot's to support the milage being only 10,000 by that date, in twenty years!. In the subsequent years the mileage has risen to 27k, supported by further Mot's. The last MOT which ran out on the  7 May 2014, had the only  only advisory as a very small windscreen chip.

The engine when i got the car had been partly dismantled, and is now being put back into working order, by a professional mechanic and will get a fresh mot on sale.

An inexpensive first classic.

Price £1,295

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