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1962 TVR GRANTURA MK 3 (FIA) RACE CAR - SOLD

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Description:

 

Chassis number: 8/631 
Registration: GFV 248D (V5C INC)
Exterior: Blue 
Interior: Black

KEY FACTS

●      A handsome and particularly well-prepared and FIA-approved race car, with a raft of high-performance upgrades and a competitive history. 

●      Under the bonnet is a 1.8-litre Ridgeway Racing BMC straight-four, driving the rear wheels through a four-speed MGB manual gearbox and a limited-slip differential. 

●      Thought to be one of only 92 cars made, it was originally built by Nigel Reuben, and has been race-prepared by Revival Race Shop and Valley Motorsport.

●      A proven race winner and regular frontrunner at a number of major historic events, this Grantura has previously competed in the Masters Historic Race series and the Silverstone Classic, and has recently secured a podium finish in the Gentlemen Driver’s class at Spa Francorchamps.

 

EQUIPMENT AND FEATURES

●      This Grantura comes finished with blue paintwork accented by white racing stripes and roundels.

●      Its BMC straight-four has been fitted with an alloy crossflow head, and is linked to an endurance fuel tank. Engine has completed 14hrs of running since it was last rebuilt. 

●      The car rides on custom-made Koni shock absorbers and a set of 15-inch wheels, which are wrapped with Dunlop tyres. 

●      Inside, it has been equipped with a Tillet carbon fibre racing seat, valid until 2026, and a Schroth Enduro harness which is usable in competition until 2025. 

●      The cabin has also been fitted with an electric fire extinguisher from FEV. 

●      The car will be accompanied by its FIA Historic Technical Passport and V5C, along with 2 sets of wheels with Dunlop tyres, a set of endurance spot lamps, and an extensive collection of spare mechanical parts.

Included Spares

Suspension Parts:

X1 Full set of koni adjustable dampers

X2 Rear tracking arms (needs lock nuts+ spherical joints)

X3 Front wheel bearings

X2 Front uprights

X1 Front stub axle shaft

X2 Top ball joints (camber adjustable)

X2 Lower trunnions (X1L/X1R)

X2 Front damper threaded collars 

X1 Front hub

X1 Rear hub 

X1 Rear wheel bearing with carrier 

 

Brake Parts:

X2 Brake drums (Drilled)

X2 Brake drums (Solid)

X4 Front brake discs

X5 Brake shoes (single)

X3 Reservoir pots

X1 AP 0.625 master cylinder (used)

X1 AP 0.937 master cylinder (used)

X2 Clutch slave cylinder (used)

X1 Brake drum cylinder (used)

X3 Front brake pad sets (used)

 

Exterior Parts and Accessories:

X2 Door mirrors

X3 Alternator belts

X2 Spotlights (New)

X2 Throttle cables (New)

X2 Screen wipers

X2 Wiper arms

X2 Indicator lens

Various spare bulbs 

 

Engine and Gearbox Parts:

X1 Water pump

X2 Paper fuel filters

X1 Rocker cover gasket

X2 Lead sets

X1 Gearbox gasket

X2 Oil filters

X2 Gearbox seals

X1 Bag of copper washers

X4 Spark plugs (BCP7ES)

X1 CV boot kit

 

CONDITION

●      There is no known bodywork damage. 

●      The blue paintwork is in good shape, with a few competition-related scratches and scuffs, but nothing untoward. 

●      Inside, the single racing seat is free of any major wear, and the re-trimmed dashboard is in excellent condition. 

●      There are no known electrical or mechanical faults.

 

SERVICE HISTORY

●      This Grantura was previously cared for by Revival Race Shop, though it has been race-prepared by Valley Motorsport in recent years. 

●      Its FEV electric fire extinguisher was serviced in August 2021. 

 

SUMMARY

One of only 92 examples made, this TVR Grantura MK3 is a thrilling FIA-approved race car, offered with a raft of high-performance upgrades. Now eligible for countless major race series including the Spa 6 hours, the Le Mans Classic and various Goodwood events, it would make a competitive entrant for any aspiring racer. 




Keyword Search Terms:

Historic, Classic, TVR, Goodwood, Masters, Peter-Auto