Riley cars in Norway

Riley cars that have been or still are in Norway.

 

Riley RM type 2,5 litre

 

Riley B1, A 19932

Riley B1 (The number is just my own number system)
Type: 2,5 litre RMB
Ch. nr: 58 S 3795
Model year: 1948
Steering = LHD
When did the car come to Norway: 1949
First Norwegian licence number: A 19932
Name of first owner, and town: Rolf Ugelstad, Oslo
Other owners: From 1955 Arne Mathiesen, from 1970 Dag Jarnøy, from 1975 Svein Storsveen, from 1977 Knuth Jahr
Owner today: Dag Jarnøy, Oslo
Licence number today: A 19932 (From 1971 to May 2007 it was DA 15052 )
Comments: The car was black, then painted dark green, yellow and last white.
More information here.

Riley B2
Type: RMD
Ch. nr:60D7370
Model year: 1950
Steering = LHD
When did the car come to Norway:Mai 2008
First Norwegian licence number: C-3300
First owner in Norway:Jan Heftye Blehr
Other owners:
Owner today: Jan Heftye Blehr
Licence number today:C-3300
Comments:
Frank Lyons owner from 1978


 

Riley B3, A 84388

Riley B3
Type: 2,5 litre RMB
Ch. nr: 61 S 8106 engine 6786
Model year: 1951
Steering = LHD
When did the car come to Norway:1955
First Norwegian lisence number: A 84388
First owner in Norway:?
Other owners: In 1962 Gunnar Rohr Torp, Jevnaker. Then Iver Hagen in Oslo
Owner today: Scrapped
Licence number today:
Comments: Scrapped in 1970 by Dag Jarnøy. See picture. By the time the car was at Flisa in Solør.
Rear axle unit was Standard Vanguard (with no brakes or hand brake on rear axel). Engine had siezed after running without oil. The roof lining inside was painted! The roofcover was missing.
The engine is today in Riley 1 and still working well after overhaul by Dag Jarnøy in 1971.

Riley B4 when owend by Skjefstad
A 29790

Riley B4
Type: 2,5 litre RMB
Ch. nr: 60 S 6157
Model year: 1950
Steering = RHD
When did the car come to Norway:
First Norwegian licence number: A 174
First owner in Norway: The British Emassy in Oslo
Other owners: From 1953 J. Tostrup, from 1965 Trygve Hjelm, from 1968 Børre Roås, from 1973 J. E. Skjefstad
Owner today: Hans Hernæs i Bærum
Licence number today: (A 29790)
Comments: Owned in 25 years by Hans Hernæs. Some interior and other repairs have to be done. No plans for that in near future.
Sir Michael Wright and Sir Peter Scarlett were ambassadors in Oslo during the 1950, they might have used the car.

Riley B5 Old photo

Riley B5
Type: 2,5 litre RMB
Ch. nr: 57 S 2357
Model year: 1947
Steering = RHD
When did the car come to Norway:1950
First Norwegian licence number: A 22067
First owner in Norway: Syberg & Syberg Oslo,
Other owners: From 1953 Sveinung Landsverk at Rauland, then his brother Jon and later nephews, from 1984 K. Ukkelberg. From 1993 Terje Lund Grorud at Rudshøgda, Stefan Solberg at Lena.
Owner today: Per Albertsen, Krokkleiva.
Licence number today:C 2671
Comments: The oldest of this kind (RMB) i Skandinavia.

 

Riley B6

Riley B6
Type: 2,5 litre RMB
Ch. nr: 62 S 9543
Model year: 1952
Steering = RHD
When did the car come to Norway:ca 1990
First Norwegian licence number:UA 14825l
First owner in Norway: Odd Svendsen, Sandane
Other owners: From
Owner today: Per Henning Helle, Dale Sunnfjord.
Licence number today: S 6237
Comments: Restoration of the car was finished 10 years ago


Riley B7, BL 64000

Riley B7
Type: 2,5 litre RMF
Ch. nr: RMF 10957
Model year: 1953
Steering = RHD
When did the car come to Norway:
First Norwegian licence number:BL 64000
First owner in Norway:
Other owners: Svein Storsveen, Tor Bang-Steinsvik in Bærum
Owner today: Alan Hince, in UK from April 2007.
Licence number today: NYL 490, same as original.
Comments:

Riley B8
Type: 2,5 litre RMB
Ch. nr: 59 S 3911 motor 3911
Model year: 1949
Steering = LHD
When did the car come to Norway: 1949
First Norwegianlicence number: A 20732
First owner in Norway: Bernt Pedersen (Norwegian attache in London)
Other owners: William Gram Bygdø Oslo, Arthur J. Sellevold Oslo, Lars Myhre Alnabru, from 1961 Bjørn Reidar Andersen Holmestrand
Owner today:
Licence number today:
Comments: Scrapped?

Riley B9
Type: 2,5 litre RMB
Ch. nr: 61 S 8476 og motor 7127
Model year: 1951
Steering = RHD
When did the car come to Norway: 1958
First Norwegian licence number: C 9368
First owner in Norway: Peter Glatved at Haugen farm Sandvika in Bærum.
Other owners: From 1961 Hartvig V. K. Wiese, Bergen ( O type lisens nummer?)
Owner today: Sigmund Finnestad, Stavanger.
Licence number today:(C 9368)
Comments: Rebuild as replica of Reinbold & Christie drophead type.

 

 

B10 B10

Riley B10
Type: 2,5 litre RMB
Ch. nr: 60 S 7679
Model year: 1950
Steering = RHD
When did the car come to Norway:1986
First Norwegian licence number: JU 54050
First owner in Norway: Gunnar Rohr Torp, Jevnaker
Other owners: Brian Dorans (new lisens R 2500), next owner was Sigmund Finnestad, Stavanger
Owner today: Stormyra Ritell DA, Bjugn
Licence number today: R 2500
Comments:

 

Riley B11, A 12976

Riley B11
Type: 2,5 litre RMB
Ch. nr: 61 S 8315 motor nr. 7021
Model year: 1951
Steering = LHD
When did the car come to Norway: From Switserland in 1963
First Norwegian licence number: A 12976
First owner in Norway: Verana Wigholm, Oslo
Other owners: T. Gysler and M. Helliksen to 1968, then Bjørn Bergskaug, Enebakk
Owner today: Oddmund Stensrud, Tomter
Licence number today: A 29790
Comments: The car has sunroof

 

Riley B12, E 152

Riley B12
Type: 2,5 litre RMF
Ch. nr: 10709
Model year: 1953
Steering = RHD
When did the car come to Norway: From England in 1995
First Norwegian licence number: E 152
First owner in Norway: Thorolf Kildal, Harestua.
Other owners: From
Owner today: Kenneth Eklund Tiurveien 15, Ørje.
Licence number today: E 152
Comments:

Riley B13, DE 72500

Riley B13
Type: 2,5 litre RMC roadster
Ch. nr: 62 SS 7621
Årsmodell: 1950
Model year: 1980
Steering = RHD
When did the car come to Norway:
First Norwegian licence number: DE 72500
First owner in Norway: Aksel Guldbrandson, Skedsmo
Other owners: Harald Ludvigsen
Owner today: Tørres Hegre, Sandnes
Licence number today: DE 72500
Comments:

Riley B14

Riley B14
Type: 2,5 litre RMB
Ch. nr: 58 S 3757
Model year: 1948
Steering = LHD
When did the car come to Norway:1949
First Norwegian licence number: C 8960
First owner in Norway: Stein Bauer Asker st.
Other owners: Owner in 1958 Jann Jæger, 1961 Stein Andersen and in 1963 Jan Birger Johannessen, sold to a company for used cars.
Owner today: Scrapped?
Licence number today:
Comments:

Riley B15
Type: 2,5 litre RMB
Ch. nr: 59 S 14833
Model year: 1949
Steering = RHD
When did the car come to Norway:
First Norwegian licence number: A8936
First owner in Norway:
Other owners: Kjell Tomter Dronningsg 4 Oslo.
Owner today:
Licence number today:

Riley B16, Z 97207

Riley B16
Type: 2,5 litre RMB
Ch. nr: 58S3831
Model year: 1949
Steering = RHD
When did the car come to Norway:
First Norwegian licence number:
First owner in Norway: Thorbjørn Sandvold, Sandefjord, since 1969
Other owners: From
Owner today: Thorbjørn Sandvold
Licence number today: Z 97207
Comments:

 

Today only parts

Riley B17
Type: 2,5 litre RMB
Ch. nr: 58 S 3841 Engine B 2260
Model year: 1948
Steering = LHD
When did the car come to Norway: 1948
First Norwegian licence number: A 19854
First owner in Norway: Shipowner Bjørge
Other owners: From 1953 Ragnvald A. Høifors, from 1966 Gunnar Rohr Torp.
Owner today: From 1967 Rolf Ingebretsen, Horten
Licence number was: (Z 55004, have not had licence since 1967)
Comments: Jaguar 3.2 six engine, gearbox etc. installed was installed. The car has not been at the road since 1967
. Today dismantled and used for parts. No longer a car.

B18

Riley B18
Type: 2,5 litre RMB
Ch. nr:
Model year: 1948
Steering = RHD
When did the car come to Norway:
First Norwegian licence number: A 11617
First owner in Norway:
Other owners: Geir Jimmy Johansen, Skippergt 9 in Oslo, owned the car in 1963.
Owner today:
Licence number today:
Comments:

Riley B19
Type: 2,5 liter RMD
Ch. nr: 60D6654
Model year: 1950
Steering = LHD
When did the car come to Norway: 6.8.2015
First owner in Norway: Thomas Lund Leivseth
Owner today: Thomas Lund Leivseth, Lena
Licence number today: W7076
Comments: Bought from England

 

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Do you have a photo of a Riley please send it to me: dag.jarnoy (at) vikenfiber.no

 

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