Ex Works Astra GTE
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Deposit received, pending full payment…For Sale : ex-Factory Vauxhall Astra GTE 16v rally car, Reg. B41UBM
The car started life as a pre production GTE and is chassis number 2. It has been fully rebuilt and the entire car is in perfect condition and It is on the FIA historic database and I have paperwork dating back to the 80s when it was maintained/ sold by Atkinsons Motorsport, and driven by a host of professional drivers.. as well as being campaigned by Tour of Mull legend Neil Mackinnon. The car is also featured in the book Night Moves: The history of the Motoring News/BTRDA Rally Championship by Dave Orrick.
The car has had a ground up rebuild, to current Motorsport UK passport specification and has just finished the 2022 Mull rally in 17th overall, second front wheel drive.
Shell : Full weld in comprehensive cage, through to strut tops, removable tubular front crossmember, alloy sump guard, full length Kevlar floor guards, full length Kevlar sill guards, moulded Kevlar tank guard, custom made Kevlar interior floor trays
Fresh engine – 150 miles since full rebuild with all new ARP bolts and shells head studs etc. SBD oil pump relief valve, newly re done from scratch wiring loom, Jenvey throttle bodies, Omex management, mapped by MND motorsport delivering a beautiful torquey engine.
Quaife F20 SCCR gearbox with 4.5 final drive. 112mph @ 7k revs. Plate LSD diff ,Helix heavy duty full paddle clutch and cover (150 miles from new). Shafts have been checked and running new GKN joints. New Hockley engine/gearbox mount kit. Front Bilstein thick tube adjustable suspension, GRP A rear Bilstein dampers. And all new hockley wheel studs and nuts.
GRP/carbon flocked dash, polycarbonate windows with sliders and rear tints, A Tech seats 6 point belts,, electric power steering (with proper power steering controller). Stripped out GTE rack with lock limiters. Bias pedal box, Quaife gear lever and helicopter joints. Hydraulic handbrake, and standard cable version… for MOT. Lifeline extinguisher kit with electric cut off. Dash 2 technology LCD display. Fully aeroquipped lines with screw on fittings new, and Hockley GRP A studs and nuts. AP 4 pot front brakes with F4 pads, rear discs and 1155 pads with Endless brake fluid.
Comes with HID bonnet pod, and HID corner pods.. with spare corner pods with fitted lights.
The car is ready to go to the start line And comes with New MSA passport, current MOT, v5 docs, old RAC logbooks, and Atkinsons receipts from the 80s comprehensive spares package and 12 x Compomotive 15”wheels,
The car can only be described as mint, and will only go up in value. Your chance to own some motorsport history..