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Built in the ‘60s by Kurtis Kraft and never modernized
Originally raced in Hawaii
Four-speed gearbox, drum brakes, independent four-wheel coil spring suspension; wheelbase: 102”
In 1956, Borgwards’s racing division in Bremen, Germany, set about developing a 1. 5-litre four-valve engine, based on the Isabella, with fuel injection and dual ignition. The resulting 150 HP engine powered the Borgward RS to numerous class victories. In 1959, this model was ideal for the newly established 1. 5-litre Formula Two. Stirling Moss was driving a Cooper-Borgward and recorded four wins in the first four races. The famous racecar driver is quoted as saying that Formula Two meant little to him at the time – until he sat in the Cooper with the Borgward engine.
Wally Parks and his brother saw that success and found themselves a Borgward engine and a suitable Kurtis Kraft chassis. They broke it down to the essential components only, moved the engine block back for optimum handling performance, and placed the driver’s compartment back near the rear axle. Add in big and little race wheels and tires, and you’ve got a classic stance and the ability to go very fast on the dirt. There are even photos of the Parks brothers with Eegore at a number of famous California oval tracks.
The hand-formed boattail body has a classic look, with a single, central seat, small windscreen, and a racing three-spoke steering wheel just begging to be whipped around the track. It’s all business inside, with the four-speed floor shifter and metal dash containing only the essentials – and a few mementos of hot-rod events from the past. It’s an authentic presentation with enough wear and tear to show anyone that this car is the real deal, and actually raced by Kenny Parks.
Custom painted in pink, with hand-lettered graphics and louvered engine panels, Eegore has a single straight pipe out the right side and a hand-formed streamlined tail section, along with a custom front grille with devilish horns for fun. Headlights…. taillights…. turn signals – bah…. who needs ‘em. Stay out of my way and follow the cloud of dust! #32 isn’t waiting for anyone, and we’re sure the next owner is in for just as much fun as the Parks brothers behind the wheel of this period classic.
1,493 CC., 60 hp, 4-cylinder, 4 synchronized SPEED MANUAL GEARBOX, 6 volts, sedan version 2 DOORS, 4 SEATER, ALWAYS IN THE SAME FAMILY, GREAT CONDITION, PROPER OPERATION, HISTORICAL REGISTRATION, ITV EVERY 5 YEARS, DOCUMENTATION and ITV UPDATE. MORE INFORMATION: http://antequeraclassic.com/catalogo/borgward-isabella
- 13th May 2021
If you are searching for something special, look no further, we have an amazing Borgward Isabella Coupé. According to Borgward connoisseurs it is the prettiest Borgward ever made. On first sight this specific example appears to be due to be fully restored. Nothing is further from the truth. Appearances deceive when it ...
- 21st May 2021
For sale magificent borgward isabella coupÉ year 1960 fully restored a lot of invoices perfect running condition french car registration in my name rare car in this state price 38000 euros car visible in toulouse south west france
- 8th Jun 2021
Borgward was a German car brand that existed from 1939 to 1963. It was associated with several companies founded by Carl Borgward, which were based in Bremen. For a short while, Borgward was the second largest automaker in the Federal Republic of Germany. In total, just over a million cars were produced. Initially, ...
- 8th Jun 2021
Great opportunity to own this stunning Borgward Coupé which is also technically in great condition. She drives great and looks in and outside fantastic. Of course the body is absolutely free of rust.
- 11th Jun 2021
Very beautiful Borgward with 75 HP engine. This car is well maintained during his life. Thats why she drives really fantastic.
- 24th Apr 2021
Very beautiful, good running/driving, restored 1960 Borgward Isabella coupé. Completely original and 100% totally restored. Comes with Dutch registration / MOT. Drive it home!! Price for this car is on request! For more information, send a mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org Take a look at our website www.stolzeclassiccars.nl ...
- 26th Apr 2021
Stunning Rare 1960 Borgward Isabella Two Door Finished in Flamingo Red Registered First in the UK on the 7th month of 1960 this Amazing car stayed in the UK 39 Years until 1999 its was the relocated to its new owner in Germany and then moved to Luxembourg in 2004 it was then bought by a private Irish collector in 2006 ...
- 9th Jun 2021