The fastest Austin Healey in the world, reaching 60 mph from 0
in well under 4 seconds. This is a one-off, rare and
unique street legal race and rally car.
base for this car is a custom fabricated, chrome-moly chassis, which is built
to factory dimensions.
The suspension is
factory but with Koni
tubular shocks (vintage with modern insides) a larger sway bar in the front and
both a custom sway bar and Panhard rod in the rear. It is
married to an all aluminum factory works style body, which was fabricated from
a factory shroud and modified by Mastercraft Body Works to make the front clip
The car has continued to evolve since 2008 and now includes an
aluminum block (3 liters) with JE forged pistons and custom aluminum connecting
rods, aluminum head with Ferrea
valves, roller rockers and a custom Cam-motion, forced
induction (turbo) camshaft.
train is set up using a carbon/carbon, Tilton multi-disc clutch, very light
flywheel and Tilton annular release bearing, which is connected to a Tremec
T-5 gearbox incorporating custom ratios set up by Modern Driveline. Engine
management is handled by a Motec M800
The engine is fuel injected as
well as turbo charged, producing in excess of 400 horsepower. The injectors are by Injector Dynamics
while the turbo is a TIAL
which is water cooled and has oil feed bearings.
interior has a full instrument package, including electronic tachometer, electronic
speedometer, water temp/oil pressure safety gauge, gas level, oil temp, twin
AFR gauges and twin exhaust temp gauges.
The set includes an electric clock and rare, vintage Heuer rally
instruments (Monte Carlo and Autavia).
The car remains in excellent condition subject to patina from its racing
experiences. It has been converted to operate on e85 fuel, which provides 107
Octane and additional power.
The car incorporates 'flex fuel', which means that the engine can run on any mix of gasoline and e85 by accessing a fuel map overlay written into the Motec computer.
The engine produces about ten percent more power when operating on pure e85.
title is lien free. The car is located in the Dallas, Texas area and is
available for inspection.
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