Sports/Road Race Car -Superleggera Steel Body For Sale (1958)
|Sports/Road Race car custom-built in 1958, titled in 1960 using Volvo componentsCar Data: This unique hand-built one-off Road Race/Sports Car is ready to complete for Vintage Racing or street use - you choose the powertrain that fits your needs. (We have some ideas, including returning it to Volvo B18 4 cylinder power, Alfa Romeo 1300cc DOHC, V8 or more modern engine. From what we know of the car, here are some details: Description of Car: Date Built: Late 1950s-early 1960s – USA built we believe by West Coat custom builder|
Construction. Steel channel tube frame with smaller, square tube construction of subframe
Body: Round steel tube with steel sheetmetal wrapped and welded around round tube.
Cockpit: Welded, light guage steel floors and side panels. Alum Dash with some gauges (not shown)
Suspension: Coil Springs with Tubular Shock absorbers. Stiff- near race stiffness (1960 Volvo?)
Brakes: Alum Drum, large diameter- 1960 Volvo?)
Steering: Rack and Pinion- Volvo?
Rear end – Volvo?
Wheels: Steel with 4 ply old tires. 4 bolt pattern (Volvo?)
Size: Will measure. Believed to be @10-11” long.
Body style: Devon like front end, with Cheetah Style Kammback.
Build quality: The steel body as constructed around a steel cockpit and round-tube exterior framing is a work of art…very well designed and built.
Paint is recent, Medium Blue Metallic, similar to Shelby Cobras, etc.
Windsheild and frame: Custom Alum windshield with plexiglass windshield. Installed
Rollbar: Single, thin tube hoop. We are considering replacing with heavier, SCCA style hoop with removable forward brace to front RH footwell.
Current Work: We have installed the custom windshield, headlight brake-airscoop and we are preparing to install the dashboard.
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