For sale is a rare 1929 Chrysler 75 Roadster Rally car. This car has been prepared to compete in Long distance endurance rally events. It was a front runner in the 2003 and 20010 Peking Paris completing both with a gold medal for reliability. More recently it has competed in the Flying Scotsman and Benjafield 24 hour event in Portimau, Portugal. The car has also been prepared to Mille Miglia standard according to last years regulations.
The Chrysler 75 roadster has excellent period racing pedigree competing internationally at such events as the Mille Miglia and the 24-hour races at Le Mans and Spa, running against the best and most expensive automobiles of the time including Bentley's, Bugatti's and Alpha Romeos. In fact, at the 1929 24 Hours of Le Mans, a Series 75 Roadster finished 6th Overall and 3rd in the Index of Performance, and at that year’s Mille Miglia, a 75 roadster won the 5-Litre Class.In recent years this model of Chrysler has proved the car of choice for serious competitors in the Peking to Paris Endurance rallies (Vintage class) coming 1st and 2nd in 2016, 2nd in 2013 and 3rd in 2010.
The car has had well over the asking price spent on restoring and preparing it for rally events, a brief description of the work carried out can be found below.
Total rebuild of the car, body off, new wheels, long range fuel tanks fitted, Engine rebuild, Telescoping dampers, Aero Equip brake pipes, full overhaul of braking system and steering system, full rewire and more.
As a result of experience on events the following work was then carried out to improve speed and performance:
Lighten body work, improved carburettors, fit knock off splined hubs, Fit Alfin type cast Alu. brake drums, Engine rebuild and fit friction dampers.
A complete file is available on all work and money spent on the car since 2005
There is also an extensive spares package available.
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1964 Chrysler 300 2DR HT
..Very Nice Original Car
..Well Kept Barn Find
..413/360hp V8 Engine
..727 Auto Trans
..A/C needs Charged