Renault R8 Gordini 1965
Imported from California, United States in 1990.
This R8 Gordini has been totally restored during the last 5 years.
Dismantled and treated at Simet (Torino) the leader of bodyshell restoration. Bare shell to cataphoresis cycle.
All is renovated with original parts both new (mechanical and electrical) or New Old Stock (steering wheel, Marchal lights, etc).
The car is featuring its original interiors in pristine condition, and it comes with two extra (very rare) Mod Plastia seats of the period.
The original matching number Engine has been prepared for rally/race use. It displays Zero Hours.
The Original 353 5 speed Gearbox has Zero Hours. It has been revised by the french specialist Gerard Cousin. The Close Ratio gearset is from Bacci Trasmissioni.
This Gordini will come with literally a Load of spare parts:
Second (complete) Engine Fast Road/rally specification.
Third Engine disassembled with all right and brand new parts for a full race specification.
Second 4 speed Gearbox.
Three extra cylinder heads
Eight Original spare wheels 4.5 X 15
All the bits to make it Full road going.
And Many, many other specific and rare parts.
The car can be elegible for the best events out there:
Spa Six Hours
Rallie Montecarlo Historique.
Ideally you will have one engine and wheel set for the right event.
Fia HTP registration in progress
Road Registration in progress