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Works spec. Lotus Sunbeam Rally car
Built to full works spec, Since being built this car has only done 25 miles (a small tarmac sprint) so it is fair to say is still in as brand new condition.
Professionally built Full Alloy arched shell, with saftey in mind fitted with a weld in lightweight T45 roll cage from Custom cages with X diagonal door bars and seat belt bar to comply with current regs complete with FIA certificate etc, seat rails plus the usual sunbeam strengthening mods, double chassis rails, gussets, works style strut brace etc. Fitted with quick lift jacking points in the sill with sill stands included in the sale. Fitted with specially made carbon Kevlar full under floor body guards. Underside painted white then wax oiled for protection. Lightweight poly sump guard, finished in the last works/factory colours when branded “Peugeot Talbot Sport”. Also with added bonus was built on a genuine Lotus Sunbeam shell and logbook with a works type reg plate (KAC 999V)
Ravic/ Phil Davidson 2.2 All steel dry sump full work spec engine, running with works type water rail and all usual mods, rally cams, worked head, big valves, forged pistons, steel crank, steel rods, steel flywheel and paddle clutch, running on Twin 48 carbs, fitted with stainless exh manifold, complete with all receipts. (250/260bhp) certainly enough power to have fun and win with!
Original ZF 5 speed direct top, steel rings brass forks. Single propshaft. Works 4HA axle, alloy dural brace, 4.6 LSD.
Works set up, AP 4 pot fronts and AP 2 pot rear calipers with AP matching discs, adjustable bias pedal box, hyd. handbrake and aeroquip throughout.
Works spec Bilstein dampers and springs, rose jointed suspension arms front and rear, and ball joints, works type rack and clamp, drop link anti roll bars front and rear fitted.
Professionally made and fitted wiring loom, works 10k rpm dash assembly, trip meter and period type stop watch & clocks, heated windscreen, deep dish springalex wheel, works spare wheel ladder, Bilstein quick lift jack, FIA Recaro seats & Full harness belts, zero 2000 extinguishers, alloy fuel and oil tanks tucked away in the boot compartment like the original factory cars along with fuel pumps, Gel battery etc. Alloy Radiator, oil cooler etc, fitted with 6 x original Carrello megalux spot lamps on factory lamp brackets, comes with 7″, 8″ & 9″ minilite wheels and brand new Michelin TB tyres. Plus a folder full of build history/receipts etc MSA logbook, V5C etc
Something different to an Escort, a genuine crowd pleaser! Toivonen, Blomqvist, & Frequelin used to beat the works Escorts in period, so no reason why it can’t be done again.
Could be converted to LHD at extra cost. Ideal for Historic rallying or just as an investment and use on demonstration events etc. Superb value, for sale at fraction of build cost.
May consider px more modern rally car or classic sports car etc
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