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Advert ID: 45306 To Be Auctioned

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SSYLVA PHOENIX HONDA-ENGINED RACE CAR (TRAILER AND SPARES PACKAGE) A very special track machine complete with spares, tyres and trailer.

Sylva Autokits is a kit-car manufacturer based in Lincolnshire that was founded in 1981 by Jeremy Phillips and has developed and produced a number of small and lightweight sports cars

The Phoenix was a built-for-racing machine (also known as the Mk4 Striker). The core chassis was similar but the fibreglass bodywork was developed for race purposes with a curved and lowered front and wheel covering outer edges
Used extensively in the kit-car race series, the design was sold by Sylva to Stuart Taylor Motorsport who have since sold it on again. It has recently found a new home with Raw Engineering

Understood to be only one of two examples produced with the Honda VTR Firestorm 1,000cc motorcycle engine
Weighs just 460kgs with 134bhp, 102nm torques, revs to 9,500rpm; 4-valve heads, baffled modified sump for circuit racing, oil cooler, fuel injection, and re-packable stainless steel side exhaust, electric fan, 6-speed sequential gearbox, Quaife reversing box, clutch-less shifts when rolling and a Sierra long ratio differential

Comes with two spare (near-complete) Honda Firestorm engines and spare injection bodies
4 x 13” Minilite wheels plus 2x 14” Minilite rears for a fast circuit; Yokohama 2x 14” 0038 soft , 4x 13” 0038 soft and 4x 13” wets
Roll-cage, 5-point harness, plumbed-in fire extinguisher, Anderson remote plug, gel battery and quick-release steering wheel
AVO coil-overs dampers (nearly new), 4-pot discs brakes all round, foam filled tank (long range) and lap timer fitted
Accompanied by a four-wheeled lockable Brian James Trailer (original invoice in photos attached), with full PVC cover, ramps, extra ply floor, spare wheel, lock, winch, internal wheels and tyre rack (for 6)

Please enquire for full specification of car (plus attached photos) and spares package

The vendor is kindly donating £1,000 of the sale price to Whittington St. Giles Hospice, near Lichfield in the West Midlands


We will be making our debut at The London Classic Car Show on the weekend of the 25th - 27th June. The auction will take place on Saturday 26th June from 12pm.

Bidding for the auction will be available in person, online, by phone or via commission.

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CCA Auctions

Member Since:
08 Dec 2020

Ashorne, Warks, CV35 0AA

Phone: 0044 1926 640 888

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