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Austin A35 Speedwell - SOLD


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A perfectly presented 1957 Speedwell Austin A35 built by Andy Young & contested in the HRDC Swinging  Sixties Saloon Car series. The Rebuilt refreshed engine & gearbox have only 5 hours running time. A perfect example of this Goodwood eligible Marque, on the button and ready to go. In my tenure used for track days only.

Engine: 1293cc Classic & Modern built all Steel A series producing 131 BHP - Dyno sheets available. Twin SU Carburettors, tubular exhaust manifold & custom exhaust. Acclaimed by Classic & Modern as one of their best builds. Competition alternator & light weight high torque starter motor. Oil cooler & remote filter.

Body: Based on a solid body shell. Shot blasted, respectfully lightened & strengthened. Steel front wings, doors, bonnet & boot lid to comply with historic regulation. Painted in Old English White with Iris Blue Roof & body detailing. 6 Point roll cage with bulkhead cross brace, door & harness bars.  Recessed inner wing to improve air flow to carburettors. Stretched rear wings to accommodate wider rear track.

Transmission: Straight Cut 4 speed gear box, Plate LSD 4.5 ratio with EN40 Steel half shafts. Sintered competition ultra-light clutch & flywheel. Uprated prop shaft.

Suspension & Brakes: Specialist components supplied by Rae Davis including: Front anti roll bar & mounting, Rear axle A Frame, Adjustable front & rear Lever Arm Dampers. Unique front & rear spring rates developed with an F1 engineer. Front damper double mounting arm, Poly bushed throughout. Alloy front hubs, new front calliper & discs, new rear wheel cylinders. Hawk front pads & competition rear shoes. Braided hoses throughout.

The Detail: Heated front screen, Perspex windows, floor mounted adjustable pedal box with integral cylinders & remote reservoirs, light weight race battery, 40lt alloy fuel tank & electric pump, fuel pressure regulator with braided hoses throughout. Stack gauges, 2 competition seats & full harness belts, plumbed in fire extinguisher, alloy radiator filled with Evans Classic Cool. Bespoke wiring loom. Comes with 2 sets of wheels all new, 1 brand new set of tyres, 1 set with half wear. Spare diff ratios & differential. Small package of spare wheel cylinders, gaskets and fluids.

Open to sensible & realistic offers.

Brian James A Series Trailer available by separate negotiation.