Richard Thorne Classic Cars

Lancia Beta Coupe Race Car

£14,995 SOLD

This well-known and nicely prepared Lancia Beta has been racing in the HSCC 70s Roadsports Championship for the last 25 years, and with the current owner for 15 years.  We know it well and it was previously owned and raced by Richard himself, it has had many class wins and podiums. 2017 winner of the GTV Cup and the HSCC Lancia Trophy. Also eligible for CSCC Future Classics and many European series.

Recent 2 litre twin cam engine rebuild by Craig Beck, and 5-speed gearbox rebuild, 5 races old.

Full roll cage, in-date seats and belts.  Forty-litre long range aluminium bespoke fuel tank, baffled and foam-filled. New front discs and pads, brakes rebuilt 2019. Accusump.  In-line oil cooler and remote easy-access oil filter.  Ignition circuit re-wired 2015, alternator rebuilt 2018.  Bespoke sump with baffles and trap doors to prevent surge.

Full stainless steel exhaust system, tested at 98dbA. Plumbed-in fire extinguisher. Passenger seat and belts in place for driver training. 4 spare Lancia rims with good condition wet tyres.  Front wheel drive and particularly handy in the wet. Suspension set-up by Nigel Rees of GSD Racedyn, paperwork and recent dynos included.  Full history of invoices etc. Heater, windscreen and rear screen de-mister all working.  New headlamps and FIA rain light fitted. Some spare body panels.

Current MOT and fully useable on the road as well as track. We would be happy to prepare and look after the new owner. A really great and inexpensive way into historic racing. £14,995

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