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Eggenberger XR4TI MERKUR 1986 ETCC Car



Eggenberger XR4TI MERKUR 1986 ETCC Car

This period ETCC Group A Touring Car 

Orignally built by Eggenberger Motorsport for the 1986 championship 


Eligible for high profile racing events throughout U.K & Europe with an invitation Peter Auto HTC.

A great opportunity for a Collector / Racer or to add to a Historic car Investment portfolio


This car is the first of only 2 Sierra based cars built by The Swiss touring car team Eggenberger Motorsport. Proved to be so significant in the chassis development , and forged the way for Ford Touring Car domination for the remainder of the decade.


Built for the 1986 ETCC campaigned by Steve Soper  Klaus Niedzwiedz

Notable Results: 

• 13.04.1986 – Hockenheim Q P9 – Finished 3rd

• 02.08.1986 – SPA 24 hr – Q P10- finished 7th

• 14.09.1986 – Nogaro – Q P2 – Finished 4th

• 19.10.1986 – Estoril -Q P2 – Finished 1st

Shipped to New Zealand for Steve Soper & Neville Crichton to race in the Wellington Street Race.

Neville Crichton purchased the car for the Nissan-Mobil races in New Zealand. Then he took it over to Australia for the Shell Ultra Touring car championship.

Mark Petch then bought the car to race as a Cosworth then as RS 500.


2022 Fully restored to the original specification 


FIA Historical Technical Papers  Applied for 

2.3L Turbo Engine(recently rebuilt with test miles only)

FIA fuel Cell 

Group A original  Eggenberger Suspension

AP Racing Calipers

Bilstein Damper 

17” BBS Magnesium wheels c/w new Dunlop Tyres

Getrag long Bell housing (very rare as differs to later Cosworth Versions)

All safety Regulated dated components will be installed on purchase to ensure maximum life span (Fire extinguisher fuel cell, etc.)

Keyword Search Terms:

Historic touring car Touring Car Eggenberger RS500 Cosworth Merkur XR4TI


Item Location: Uk
Seller: Motorsport CNC
Joined January 2019
  Hannah Mann
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Country: United Kingdom
City: Toddington Gloucestershire
Phone: +44(0)1242 621382
Condition Rebuilt
Trade or Private: Private
Price: £165,000
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