Classic Cars for Sale on Car and Classic UK.


Castle Classic Cars - ccts3270 Login
Website Contact Links
Castle Classic CarsCastle Classic Cars
Unit 3 Castle Keep Business Centre Wadhurst Castle Wadhurst East Sussex
tel: 01892333875     
LIVE adverts (23)

1992 Ex - Works Rover Factory Tom Cat 220 Turbo Coupe For Sale

This Rover 220 Turbo Tom Cat is rather special and is one of two pre-production cars that Rover built especially to break a number of speed and endurance records in 1992. This was the most powerful production car built by Rover capable of 150 mph and 0-60 in just 6.2 seconds. In the summer of 1992 two pre-production cars were stripped back to a bare shell by the Rover development team, checked and rebuilt with various modifications including a roll cage, large capacity fuel tank, racing seat and various safety devices in readiness for the speed records on the 29th August 1992 at the Millbrook test track in Bedfordshire. The entire team working on the car had also been involved with the development of the production model. The speed and endurance records they broke were previously held by Porsche, BMW and Bentley and Alfa Romeo. These cars were set up to run at a top speed of just under 160mph. Six speed records were broken and ratified by the RAC ranging from an average speed over 10 miles of 155.53 mph to averaging 138.43 mph over 25 hours. Some of this was done in conditions of poor visibilty which can be seen in the video of the event which can be viewed on our website. The only mileage that the car is believed to have done was on the testing grounds when it achieved the record and this amounts to approximately 7,000 miles. This is all documented on a video taken of the team and cars in action during the record attempt. It is finished in white with the relevant advertising decals of that time. Other than a few miles driven on normal roads it remains the same today as it was at the time of the record breaking event. The overall condition of the car remains superb as you would expect of a car that has had such limited use On file we have several data sheets showing recorded times as well as a promotional photograph of the car outside the test centre and a letter from the RAC ratifying the speed record. This car is not registered for road use, but we have a vin number and it should be possible to register it if need be which will be the responsibility of the next custodian should they wish to do so. Performance is certainly very quick and smooth !

This advert has now been removed through sale or otherwise, please see the list below for similar live adverts

1984 Rover 1984 TWR Rover 3500 Vitesse For Sale £100000
1966 Rover 1966 Rover P6B 3500 Prototype For Sale £72500
1970 Rover 1970 Rover P5B Coupe Classic Endurance Rally Car For Sale £45000
1973 Rover 1973 Rover P5B coupe For Sale £39995
1966 Rover 1966 Rover 2000 P6 ‘Ex-Works’ car. For Sale £39950
1972 Rover 1972 Rover P6 3500 S Manual (RHD) For Sale £34950
1989 Rover 1989 Rover Mini ERA Turbo only 6400 miles For Sale £31995
2000 Rover 2000 Mini Cooper sport 33 miles in Tahiti blue For Sale £30000
1990 Rover 1990 Mini Cooper RSP For Sale £30000
1920 Rover 1920 Rover Clegg 12hp Tourer For Sale £30000
2001 Rover 2001 Mini Cooper Sport Only 180 Miles 1 Owner From For Sale £28995
1992 Rover 1992 Superb Mini ERa Turbo in flame red with 38k For Sale £27995
2000 Rover 2000 Mini Cooper sport 2000 in Anthracite and silver 324 miles For Sale £26995
1956 Rover 1956 Rover 75 P4 Mille Miglia - A2 FIVA certificate For Sale £26950
1993 Rover 1993 ROVER MINI ERA TURBO * VERY RARE CAR * NOT BARN FIND * For Sale £26000
2000 Rover 2000 Mini Cooper sport "396 Miles"2000,X reg For Sale £25995
1992 Rover 1992 ROVER MINI ERA TURBO VERY RARE VEHICLE * ONE OF ONLY 436 * For Sale £25000
2001 Rover 2001 Mini Cooper Sport 2001 500LE For Sale £24995
1971 Rover 1971 Rover 3.5 P5 Coupe present owner for 42 years For Sale £24995
1995 Rover 1995 ROVER MG RV8 3.9ltr Low mileage Stunning all round For Sale £24995
1970 Rover 1970 Rover P6 Series 1 3.9 ltr 5-speed manual LHD For Sale £24890
1970 Rover 1970 Rover 3.5 litre Coupe P5b For Sale £24750
2000 Rover 2000 Mini Cooper Sport 2000 W reg only 1,090 Miles For Sale £22995
2000 Rover 2000 Mini Cooper Tahiti Blue 1,948 miles as New For Sale £22995
1996 Rover 1996 Mini Woody 1996 Prototype For Sale £22995