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Classic British MGs & Triumphs For Sale At ‘Brit Bits’ In Rye, New Hampshire.

by Anura Guruge


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It was uncharacteristically warm on New Year’s Day and as such we ended up in Hampton (as in the beach) for some lunch. I invariably take the scenic route to Hampton — i.e., following the ocean — than the fast (and tolled) I-95. This means I have to go through Rye and ‘Brit Bits‘ is in Rye. And, of course, I had to stop.

It was, being New Year’s, closed. And this was the WINTER display. Very different to what they usually have in the Summer. That is UNDERSTANDABLE.

Other than the 1930s (methinks) MG in the showroom there was, for a change, nothing tempting. But, I was impressed by the prices.

My 1968 British Racing Green MGB, stickered and registered, appears to have appreciated quite a bit. Which was always the expectation.

I am still glad I stopped. Will have to go again in the Summer.


Given my collection I don’t turn too green at ‘Brit Bits’ any longer.


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by Anura Guruge

Now That Is A Beauty.

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Anura Guruge


The 2014 Chevrolet Corvette ‘C7’ — designed from scratch to be a convertible. Now that is a real sports car.


Though I grew up on British sports cars, Triumph Spitfires, TR7, MGs and the like, I gained a real liking for GM Camaros, Firebirds and Corvettes once I git here. Owned quite a few Camaros and brilliant, green convertible Firebird — one of the first to have traction control (so I could drive it in the snow in NH).

I, alas, have only had one Corvette. A bright yellow, 1995 convertible. I actually bought it for my oldest daughter Danielle in 2000. I gave it to her when she turned 16. She drove it a little and then, quite wisely, said she wanted to sell it and get a new car. We did that. The Corvette had appreciated and by a rare stroke of luck they had sold me an extended bumper-to-bumper warranty (with towing included) so the maintenance didn’t cots me much. It wasn’t the most reliable car I have owned, but it was fun.

I don’t like non-convertible sports car. So many of the recent Corvettes had no appeal to me. But, I really do like this new one.

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