|1963 Daimler SP250. 2.5L V8 engine. C-spec model. Drivability improvements to car include: Hard Top W/ Sun Roof , Two Circuit Brake system, Five Speed Transmission with overdrive gives 75MPH cruising @ 2,800 RPM and 26 MPG (US Gal.), Rack and Pinion Steering, Front 7/8” Sway Bar, Rear ¾” Sway Bar, Modern Reclining Seats, extensive sound and heat insulation installed. This car is qualified for the pre-1960 vintage racing class by the SCCA. |
Other improvements to the car include: Stainless Steel Exhaust Headers, 1 ¾” SS Mufflers & Pipes to Rear, Analog Air Fuel Ratio Gauge with Oxygen Sensor in exhaust system, Alternator Conversion, Spin On Oil Filter Adapter, Luminition Optical Trigger Ignition, Five Core Aluminum Radiator, Dual Radiator Fans with Thermostat On/Off, GM Spade Fuse Blocks, MP3 DVD USB Stereo/Radio, 5 ½” TR 4 Wheels With 185/65 15” Tires, Intermittent Wiper Switch, Stainless Steel Brake Lines, Front Oil Seal instead of baffle, Oil Pan Baffle, Stainless Steel Valves, allow unleaded gas to be used.
This car comes with a complete spare race engine built with a balanced crank that turns 8,000 rpm and thousands of spare parts and fittings from the factory to the present as well as thousands of pages of manuals; documentation & service records.
Parts Sold With Car: Complete Spare engine with balanced crank. Spare 5 Speed Toyota Celica Transmission, Spare Bell housing adaptor for Toyota to Daimler, Spare complete Stainless Steel Exhaust, 2 HD8 Carbs and ported manifold, 3 rebuilt distributors, new rear shock absorbers L & Rt., 4 good 4” spare rims (stock rims & tires), Good spare radiator, Spare rebuilt Starter Motor. Complete kits for each system on the car, including Brakes, Plugs, Carbs, Exhaust, Electrical, Etc. Complete Tool set for car w/Whitworth wrench sets, cylinder hones, ring compressors, hub pullers, etc. Toneau cover, Original Hubcaps/spinners; and literally thousands of other useful parts and fittings specific to this car. Also includes the original seats which are red leather and like new.
This is a one owner car, driven 1963 to 1976 and stored till 1997 when a frame up restoration was performed. The car has since been extensively improved and maintained over 15 years. The spare engine was run for two years covering 7,630 miles, clocking 218 hours, the engine in the car has 21,064 miles, and 727 hours on the clock.
This car and parts assemblage will keep this car running indefinitely. Price based on following values; base car value £24,000, spare engine and parts £6,000.