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1966 (D) Ford CORTINA GT MK1 LOTUS SPEC

£28,750
Mileage 1,500 Fuel Type Petrol
Engine Size 1598cc Transmission Manual
Reg Date 07/02/1966 Body Style Saloon
Colour Red No Doors 2
Previous Owners N/A MOT N/A
  • 01590 688811
  • Finished in gleaming red , in the period fitting Alan Mann style , built To Lotus specs regular class 1 pre 68 winner seven times Goodwood Rally Stage competitor at FOS . last used 2018 incredible spec available for a fraction of the build cost . Invitations to compete at Goodwood Festival of Speed were received on no fewer than seven occasions, the car still wearing the individual competition numbers for those events. It has also made competitive appearances at Chateau Impney Hill Climb.very well presented, painted in period Alan Mann racing colours If personally commissioned this car to built to this spec would cost at least three times the asking to replicate. Well appointed and completion prepared .The engine is a dry sump all steel Lotus Twin Cam, with an ultra big valve head, twin Weber 45 DCOE s, a DA19 inlet, Phase 4 exhaust camshafts and a geared starter motor. Fully balanced, She also has an alloy radiator and oil cooler. It was taken to an Aldon Rolling Road which showed max power was 164.5 bhp @7425 rpm and max torque 125.9ft lbs @4435 rpm.The gearbox has a straight cut close ratio TranX gearkit in a lightweight magnesium casing and alloy bellhousing operated through a quick shift gear lever. The lightened flywheel mates with a 7 1/4 inch paddle clutch and the back axle houses a 5.1:1 crown wheel and pinion with limited slip diff, 18 spline side gears and heavy duty half shafts. The suspension features Bilstein front struts with 260/60 inserts and 145lb springs and Bilstein rear shock absorbers. The wheels are Compomotive ML 6x13 which are well shod. The car itself has a full Safety Devices Roll Cage, Sparco Pro 2000 seats in date until Dec 2022 and a set of Full Stack instruments and Coralba trip computer. The handbrake is hydraulic and it has a balance bar pedal box, 55 litre alloy fuel tank and twin Facet pumps. She also has the necessary documents which include a MSA Rally Logbook, Historic Rally Vehicle Identity Form, both of which are now in need of updating and the rolling road printout. Years of experience have gone into the build and development of this car, which has proven itself time and time again.

  • M&M Automotive

    Address

    115 Ramley Road
    Pennington

    Lymington
    Hampshire
    SO41 8LH

    Telephone

    • 01590 688811
    • 07877 476825
    • 07788 851113
    • 07954 408783

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    Monday - Friday:08:00 - 18:00
    Saturday:08:00 - 15:00
    Sunday:Closed

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