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FORD SIERRA RS500 COSWORTH CHASSIS #003

Advert ID: 43605 To Be Auctioned


Advert Began: Feb 9, 2020, 11:34
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Description

FORD SIERRA RS500 COSWORTH CHASSIS #003 A holy-grail RS500, one of the very first.

A very significant Ford car - ‘D114 VEV’ chassis #003, 1 of just 4 prototype RS500s used to develop one the most sought-after of all Ford models

Ratified by the RS500 Registrar, associated paperwork and inspections

Owned by Ford initially and used in the development process for Turbo/intercooling testing (see images)

Subsequently sold to its first private owner and then to well-known Ford enthusiast Darren Barber, who kept it many years; our vendor bought it from Darren seven years ago as part of his collection

A fully verifiable 69,000 miles supported by MOTs / paperwork etc.

Chassis #3 retains its original shell, having had new wings fitted by Ford in period

Understood to have been fitted in period with the engine from Steve Soper's road-going RS500 (build number 010), specially tuned by Eggenberger Motorsport

Recent service/overhaul by specialists Graham Goode, who’s mechanic confirmed the engine’s link to Eggenberger Motorsport

Estimate: £60,000 - £70,000

Subject to Buyer's Premium

The viewing and auction takes place at the Stareton Hall, National Agricultural and Exhibition Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, CV8 2LG

Viewing will take place as follows:
Friday 21st February: 9:30am - 5pm
Saturday 22nd February: From 9:30am

The auctions will take place on:
Friday 21st February: 1pm automobilia sale and 2pm competition car sale
Saturday 22nd February: 11am automobilia sale and 2pm competition car sale

Seller Info

Silverstone Auctions

Member Since:
19 Dec 2013

Ashorne, Warks, CV35 0AA

Phone: +44 1926 691141

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