Classic Cars for Sale on Car and Classic UK.

CLASSIC CARS



LBI Limited - ccts2325 Login
Website Contact Links
LBI LimitedLBI Limited
4500 Worth St. Philadelphia PA 19124

tel: 001 610-716-2331     
web: http://www.lbilimited.com
LIVE adverts (29)

1978 Chevron B36 For Sale

-Serial # B36-78-ROC-01
-1 of Only 21 Produced
-Reportedly Campaigned At LeMans In 1978 and 1979
-Currently Fitted With Cosworth BDG Engine And Hewland FGA 5-speed Gearbox
-A Historically Significant Example Eligible For A Variety Of Vintage Race Events

The Chevron B36 was built from 1976 to 1978, with only 21 cars being produced over this period of time. The B36 represented the ultimate evolution of the 2.0-liter racing cars that Chevron was known for. Featuring groundbreaking technology for the time such as a full monocoque chassis and a front splitter and rear wing producing a much more aerodynamic body than past iterations. The power plant for the car was supplied by various different engines including a 2.0 liter BMW M-12, Cosworth BDG, and a Chrysler Sinca motor, all of which would be mated to Hewland FGA 5-speed gearbox. The B36 was delivered as chassis or a kit to multiple race teams and proved to be highly successful, putting up some very competitive results at Le Mans from 1977 through 1980.

The example on offer here, frame number KIT-ROC-01 and serial number B36-78-ROC-01, is a 1978 Chevron B36. It is reportedly 1 of 3 Chevron chassis bought by ROC in 1978. It was supplied as a chassis kit, with special lightweight chassis and F2 front suspension. Power was supplied by a Chrysler Sinca 2000cc engine mated to a 5-speed Hewland FGA gearbox. This chassis reportedly ran at Le Mans in 1978, driven by Michel Pignard, Lucien Roussiaud, and Laurent Ferrier, where it finished 11’th overall, producing a class win in the 2.0-liter class. The chassis reportedly raced again in 1979 but was retired due to an accident/collision. This information is provided off of the historical documents that were given to us as well as research that was done on our part but as with any historical race car, the actual results are hard to prove beyond a doubt. It is believed that after it raced at Le Mans, the chassis was rebuilt with a Cosworth BDG engine and then sold to a Mr. Jakob Marx of Switzerland. Mr. Marx campaigned the car privately with the Cosworth BDG engine for a short period of time and then re-engined the chassis with a BMW M-12 2000cc engine. Mr. Marx raced the chassis in hill climbs and various other Swiss races from 1981 through 1983 under the pseudonym “Max Jakob”. In 1983 the chassis was sold to Herr Bauman of Nurnberg, Germany without an engine. It was never used or raced by Bauman who then sold the car to Ramon Kofler of Austria in 1986. Kofler placed a BMW 2000cc engine in the car and campaigned it in various Hillclimb events throughout 1986 and 1987 after which he sold it through Walter Pedrazza to a Jakob Oberhauser of Austria. Oberhauser again campaigned the car in various hill climb events through 1991. In 1992, the car was retired from active competition and placed in a private garage museum where it was lovingly cared for with the engine started regularly. In 2002 the chassis was sold to Jacob Shalit of Chatsworth, California who never used the car. In 2005, it traded hands again to a Mr. Somerville of Ottawa Canada. Mr. Somerville commissioned a rebuild in 2007 which was undertaken by vintage racing specialist Lee Chapman of Newtown, Connecticut. Mr. Somerville decided to sell the chassis in 2008 while it was still undergoing its rebuild to the current owner. The rebuild was completed in 2008 and the chassis has been racing in historic events since then. As the chassis sits currently, it is fitted with a Cosworth BDG engine built by Jeoff Richardson. It wears lightened bodywork with the original bodywork included as well. The car has been very well maintained but thorough inspection and sorting should be expected before undertaking any sort of racing with the vehicle. For a better understanding of the current state of the car please refer to the provided documents in the above “documents” section.

Please visit - details above for many more photos and details. Worldwide shipping is available upon request. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook @LBILimited and with the hashtag #claimyourclassic.
Price £248999 As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Chevron
Model B36
Year 1978
Country USA
Region International
Telephone 001 610-716-2331
Status Trade
E-mail
Date 13-Jul-2019
Ref C1108009
 

Similar Adverts
1978 Ferrari 308 GTB

The 308 was designed by Pininfarina’s Leonardo Fioravanti, credible for the development and shape of some of Ferrari’s most iconic models such as the Daytona, Berlinetta Boxer and Dino. Like the.....

  • £89990
  • 18-Jul-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1978 STUNNING RESTORATION WE HAVE SPENT OVER £50K




HAVING HAD A FULL NUT AND BOLT RESTORATION WE HAVE DONE A FULL NUT AND BOLT RESTORATION OF THIS VEHICLE

PICTURES OF WHAT HAS BEEN A EPIC RESTORATION CAN BE .....

  • £64993
  • 17-Jul-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1978 FERRARI 512BB

- Travelled only 14,320 miles from new
- Rear-mid mounted 4.9L Flat-12
- Original service books and owner's manual in the original Ferrari wallet
- Meticulously kept and maintained by its previous.....

  • £329000
  • 27-Jun-2019
  • UK
  • Trade
1978 GAZ-13S Chaika Wagon

Very rare modification of the classic soviet GAZ-13 Chaika.
20 pieces were produced only.
The car is renewed totaly in 100% original.
The final price, terms of delivery and payment are subject.....

  • £95000
  • 26-Jun-2019
  • Ukraine
  • Private
1978 Porsche 911SC simply the best

Border Reivers are delighted to offer this stunning 1978 Porsche SC once again, Sold to our client and kept in perfect condition. Border Reivers  are the market leader when it comes to quality SC’s,.....

  • £54999
  • 14-Jul-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1978 Ferrari 308 GTS

Keys motorsport are proud to present this beautiful Ferrari 308 GTS for sale. An excellent LHD example imported from California in 2015
The Ferrari 308 range have always been of the most popular.....

  • £59995
  • 07-Aug-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1978 Ferrari 308 GT4

The 308 GT4 is the precursor to every mid-engine V8 Ferrari up to the current 458 Italia. Bertone’s bold, angular car was the successor to Pininfarina’s svelte 246 Dino, and with a transverse-mounted.....

  • £54995
  • 11-Aug-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1978 Ferrari 308 GTS Carb.

Ferrari 308 GTS Carb. 1978. Marrone Metallizzato, one of 113 manufactured. (Last with carburettor.) 85 000 km. New serviced with refurbished cylinder head and replaced cambelts. Really nice original.....

  • £79500
  • 07-Jul-2019
  • Sweden
  • Private
1978 Ferrari 308 GTS


This Ferrari 308 GTS is an original right-hand-drive example, first registered in the UK in June 1978. It is immaculately finished in Tour De France Blue over Crema Hide, Blue carpets with its original.....

  • £79995
  • 22-Jun-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1978 Ferrari 308 GTS

Spectacular condition

Only 15,820 actual miles

Full belt service performed less than 50 miles ago!

Rare & desirable carbureted Ferrari 308 GTS

One of only 3,219 built

Gorgeous color.....

  • £71699
  • 14-Jul-2019
  • UK
  • Trade