10 Most Underrated Classic British Cars | Top 10 Underrated Classic Cars

These underrated British classics aren’t in production anymore, but you can still find one and buy it at a great price. 


People have always loved old goodies. The classic car culture has thrived because of the enthusiasts who have a real passion for old classic cars. Gearheads who couldn’t buy their favourite car from their childhood are buying them now and restoring them to their old looks. The love for them just doesn’t stop there. Some masterpieces are so rare that people with deep pockets are willing to pay millions of dollars just to get behind their wheels. No matter whether they are Japanese, American, or British, communities are just filled with cars like these. Iconic cars such as the Jaguar E-Type, and Ford Sierra RS500 still hold a real deep spot in many people’s hearts. So, here we have listed the 10 most underrated British classic cars that you can still buy and have your dreams fulfilled. 

10. Jaguar XJ – S V12

Jaguar XJ-S

The Jaguar XJ-S was among some of the glorious days when Jaguar used to put in a powerful V12 engine in their cars. These cars were not only beautiful to look at but really thrilling to drive. The might 5.2-liter V12 engine produced a good 295 hp. With a massive V12 engine, the car still managed to achieve a 0-60 mph time of just 7.6 seconds

9. MG ZS 180

MG ZS 180

The MG ZS 180 came with a 2.5-liter V6 engine that made 177 hp. When most cars came with heavy turbocharged engines, the MG still came with a V6 engine which made it a balanced and fast car. The car managed to go from 0-60 mph in 7 seconds. The ZS 180 was a decently fast car coming at a really good price. 

8. Rover 220 Tomcat

Rover 220 Tomcat

The stylish-looking Rover coupe came with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that made 197 horsepower. It can go from 0-60 mph in 6.7 seconds and has a top speed of 150 mph. The Rover 220 Tomcat was one of the most powerful cars the company made. 

7. Jensen Healey

Jensen Healey

This is maybe one of the most beautiful British classics. The Jensen Healey had a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that made 145 hp. It can go from 0-60 mph in under 8.1 seconds. The two-seater convertible was amongst the easiest cars to maintain. People loved it so much that they imported the car to the US. 

6. Triumph Dolomite Sprint

Triumph Dolomite Sprint

The Dolomite Sprint was one of the world’s first cars to have a multi-valve engine. The high-performance car came with a 2.0-liter turbocharged 16-valve engine that produced 127 hp and 122 lb-ft of torque. The Triumph could go from 0-60 mph in 7.9 seconds and has a top speed of 120 mph. The car was fitted with a good-looking interior, but as it had a racing attitude, the Sprint can easily put the German rivals behind. 

5. TVR Tasmin 

TVR Tasmin

The TVR Tasmin came with a 2.8-liter Ford V6 engine that made 160 hp. The car was smooth to drive and had a 0-60 mph time of 7.8 seconds. It was one of the first cars to come with a bonded windscreen. And after really good sales numbers, the company also exported it to the United States

4. Ford Scorpio Cosworth

Ford Scorpio Cosworth

The Ford Scorpio Cosworth came with a 2.9-liter V6 engine under its hood that produced 204 hp. It could go 0-60 mph in 8.2 seconds. The rear-wheel-drive car was great at handling but had a really bad fuel efficiency. 

3. Vauxhall Calibra Turbo 4×4 

Vaushall Calibra Turbo

The Vauxhall Calibra came with a 2.5-liter twin-turbocharged V6 engine that made 201 hp. It could go from 0-60 mph in 6.2 seconds with a top speed of 152 mph. The car has great performance and comes with a four-wheel-drive with good gear flexibility. 

2. Hillman Imp

Hillman Imp

The Hillman Imp was designed to be a perfect family car. The rear-wheel-drive compact car was lightweight, decently powerful, and had a cheap racing tool. Unlike its successful rival, Austin Mini, Imp was a really competitive car with a quick acceleration. 

1. Reliant Scimitar GTE

Reliant Scimitar GTE

The Scimitar GTE wasn’t your average two-door wagon. It was marketed as a 2+2 coupe, which came with a 3.0-liter V6 engine. The aggressive V6 produced over 135 hp that could hit 0-60 mph in 7.8 seconds

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