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1993 Vauxhall Carlton GSi 3000 24V For Sale

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  • £10,995 As stated
  • 1993
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Price £10,995 As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Vauxhall
Model Carlton
Year 1993
Mileage 136,000 miles
Country UK
Region Cheshire
Telephone 01565 358951
Status Trade
Date 15-Oct-2020
Ref C1229944
Vauxhall Carlton GSi 3000 for sale

This four-owner Vauxhall Carlton GSi 3000 has been subject to an extensive restoration. A great example of a rare car, an M5 beater and a show stopper in it's own right.

Flame Red with Anthracite Arizone Cloth and Leather Interior

136,000 miles

About the Vauxhall Carlton GSi 3000:

What's better than a BMW 535i and costs £7,000 less?
- Car Magazine, July 2006


The Vauxhall Carlton GSI 3000 was introduced to steal market share in the performance saloon bracket, showing BMW a thing or two and snapping at the heels of Ford's immensely popular Cosworth range. Where the Bavarian, the 'Cossie and Mercedes-Benz 190 2.5 have a well established presence on the classic car spectrum, the Carlton is the lesser known contender; though a contender it most certainly is (was).

With a 2969cc in-line six engine, the Carlton 3000 GSI pushes out just north of 200bhp.
This gives a 0-62mph time of 7.6 seconds and a top speed of 149mph.

Famously in a 0-100mph dash, the Carlton was capable of outrunning the BMW 535i.

The Vauxhall Carlton GSi 3000 wasn’t a common site in 1993 and even less so now, According to ‘how many left’ just 12 are road registered!

About this Vauxhall Carlton GSi 3000:

Flame Red with Anthracite Arizona Cloth and Leather Interior

136,000 miles

With just four former keepers, this car is presented in superb condition, having just been restored by the doting previous owner. This sort of car is the perfect candidate for falling into the wrong hands and then disrepair - not so. Just four owners have cared for this rare GSI3000, staying on top of maintenance and eventually investing in a full restoration.

When brand new this car had a list price just shy of £27,000.

Electric glass tilt/slide sunroof
Analogue dashboard
Five (7J x 15) ten-spoke alloy wheels
Matching Goodyear 205/65 R 15 low profile tyres
Limited-slip differential
Electronic anti-lock braking system (ABS)
Cruise control
Fuel computer
Heated seats
Full bookpack
Body colour sill mouldings, specific front grille and rear aerofoil
Dual rectangular exhaust tailpipes
Leather covered 4-spoke sports steering wheel and gearknob

Professional restoration over the last 6 Years costing over £15,000.

This restoration included the following:

Professional restoration over the last 6 Years using new OEM parts from Germany

Full body stripped and then professional resprayed (photographs available) by a Vauxhall specialist

Full engine Rebuild -including new piston rings, all bottom end bearings-all gaskets replaced and seals changed.

New suspension throughout including all bushings and rubbers

New wheel bearings

New genuine full exhaust including rare rectangular tail pipe trim

New Alternator

Disks, pads and Brake hoses

New Fuel tank, fuel pump and sender unit

Differential and gearbox oils renewed/replaced

2 x Drive shafts renewed along with rubbers/seals

Fully undersealed with 3M 08800

Any inspection welcomed subject to the government guidelines for social distancing.

A super looking Vauxhall and a rare beast in any form. A sure fire showstopper.

Come and take a look, you won't be disappointed.



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