This fabulous GTO was originally professionally hand crafted in 2009. The base unit car is a 1989 Porsche 944 S2, sporting a 3 Litre engine which provides excellent performance to match the looks of the GTO.
This GTO was brought to JH Classics in 2013 on recommendation and was thoroughly overhauled and enhanced with a host of modifictions and improvements over the original build, ending in 2014. The car performs really well, and is an excellent head turner as well as great fun to drive.
The overhaul was very thorough enhancing and renewing all aspects of the car.
The 3 litre engine has undergone a full overhaul and performs very well, many new service items have been fitted, with starter and alternator being rebuilt, new belts, new ignition parts, new fuel and coolant hoses. Dual cone air filter fitted.
The braking system is new, brake discs, callipers and pads, new flexi hoses and the majority of solid brake lines. The brakes are excellent.
The suspension is all standard Porsche and at the time of overhaul new dampers have been fitted as well as the suspension bushes.
The exhaust is a custom made Longlife exhaust in stainless steel with four tailpipes, the sound is exhilarating throughout the driving range.
New Classic sprint tyres have been fitted to the chrome wire wheels.
All glass is new with a heated rear screen and electric windows. Chrome wiper blades.
Headlamp fairings with chrome surround. Door chrome trim, front and rear screen chrome surrounds.
The interior is all leather in black as the main colour with a contrasting burgundy centre section with wool burgundy carpets throughout, edged in bergundy.
A full complement of swithches and gauges add to the classic interior, fitted with a wood rim steering wheel the car has the comfort and feel of an old classic from the sixties but with the benefit of modern day fittings. The radio/CD player has the benefit of Bluetooth connectivity with USB port, and looks the part!
The car was fully repainted in Ferrari Rosso Corsa and the finish on the car is extremely good, the customers choice was to have the roundels and various promotional stickers fitted, these can be removed if requested and the car would then be polished.
This GTO has a small rear service boot compartment housing the battery. Ample space for luggage is provided with the rear seat back folded down, these are not 2+2 sports cars!
The fun in driving this car is terrific, you feel you are in the real thing, it is an economical car and eats up the miles at speed.
The car has been recently inspected by Cotsowld Porsche Specialist's and has a good report, there are a number of points that could be addressed which can be discussed with John Hurst acting as agent for the sale.
Worldwide delivery can be arranged, UK delivery likewise.
Call 01278 661316 to speak to John Hurst or Mobile 07941 990366
For sale as an unfinished project, or for £28,000.00 the finished car either as a Le mans or re-bodied as a DGT GT Coupe POA, it is not available as a DGT GTS Targa top. Painted currently in Ferrari Roso corsa. This car can be repainted as required to the customer specification, similarly the interior can be trimmed to the colour choice of the new owner, additionally any specific requirements within reason can be catered for in the final build, these would be above specification and therefor at additional cost, but all reasonable and quoted for and discussed with the new owner before proceeding.
The car is built on the original race and track tested JH Classics factory built chassis, fully tested at Castle Comber race circuit and driven by the renowned classic car racer Paul Weldon. Fitted with front and rear independent suspension, adjustable wishbones top and bottom with coil over Avo dampers. The power unit is from a low mileage standard tune Lancia Beta 2000 twin cam spyder and is fully installed, as are the remaining parts for the chassis build as shown in the photos. The exhaust is a Longlife tuned stainless steel exhaust sporting four Dino slash back tail pipes. The car has a manual 5 speed gearbox with hydraulic clutch. The engine can be rebuilt and tuned to Stage 2 Fast road and fitted with twin sidedraft Weber carburetors.
The body is fitted to the chassis, the bonnet is fitted using race clips but could be hinged, the engine cover is likewise fitted with race clips and could be hinged, and the rear boot cover is hinged as seen in the photos. The doors are single skin, mounted to the car with locks fitted. Safety belts are fitted.
Seats are black full Daytona style, and the cockpit is carpeted and sound insulated in black carpet.
Most parts are supplied to complete the build to it's original specification and any additional parts are available through JH Classics.
The car is currently fitted with 15" Cromodora original wheels with new tyres (not the wheels pictured on the car), a second option is available as pictured below.
A full build manual is available along with full wiring instructions for the fitted and partially connected new wiring loom.
The car can be completed as right or left hand drive, dashboard included. Available for the US market.
All enquires welcome, please email or ring John Hurst for details, 01278 661316