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1983 The Modern Day Panther + £30,000 Renovation SOLD

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  • £25,750 As stated
  • 1983
  • Market Drayton
Not for sale - it has been sold via a Car and Classic Free Ad
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Panther
Model Kallista
  Kallista 2.8i "Blue"
Year 1983
Mileage 3,500 miles
Country UK
Region Shropshire
Town Market Drayton
Status Private
Ref C1250498
‘Blue’ is probably the best known Kallista in the U.K. and is certainly the one that has benefitted from the largest financial investment which enabled it to gain this honour.

The car has undergone a complete body off renovation programme that covered every aspect of the cars mechanics, electrics and body work to enhance both the performance and the aesthetics required to modernise yet retain it’s original character. In excess of £30,000 was spent during the restoration and completion in 2017.

Technical Specification
Mileage: 66,000 Recorded *
Body paintwork: Tahiti Blue Metallic
Interior: Cream Leather
Cockpit Covering:   Blue Carpeting/Piped Cream
Wood Finishing: Specialised wood finish from the USA
* Only 3,500 miles since rebuild

A Prolific Award Winner
Best Engine Bay - Panther Grand Gathering 2006
Best in Class - Panther Grand Gathering 2006
Best in Class - Panther Grand Gathering 2007
National Club Award - National Classic Car Show - NEC 2008
Best Engine Bay - Trentham Gardens Classic Car Show 2008
Best Prepared Panther - Grand Gathering 2008
Car of the Show - Gawsworth Hall Classic 2011
Car of the Show - Stafford Castle Classic 2012
Car of the Show - Shropshire Classic Car Show 2016
Winner - “Concours de Elegance” - Silverstone 2016

A complete itemised list of the modifications and upgrades that were carried out can be supplied separately but a resume follows to give a depth of understanding of just how much work was carried during the cars transformation.
New wire wheel with special hubs to accommodate two-ear spinners
Power Steering
Mapping by Emerald
Bespoke top & bottom wishbones
Bespoke coil-over GAZ adjustable shock absorbers
Uprated front springs
Lightened front subframe
Replacement radiator with super-efficient core
Rally spec Group Four lightweight front hubs
Bremsport alloy four-pot rally spec front callipers
Goodrich flexi brake pipes
70amp alternator
Koni adjustable rear shock absorbers
Refurbished and upgraded rear axle
LED lighting
Gearbox uprated by BGH GearTech
Engine totally remanufactured with GT cam
Mahle pistons
Alloy race spec timing gears
High flow oil pump plus JW Developments modifications & tuning
Lead free conversion with Sytec/FSE fuel pump
Mohair hood and hood envelope made in BMW material and fitted by Don Hoods
Stainless Steel Luggage Rack
Stainless Steel Twin Exhaust System (New Sept 2019)
Complete underseal to underside (Sept 2019)
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