1963 Elva Courier

Mk III Team Elva Courier

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1963
  • Automobiltyp 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Rennwagen 
    Yes
  • Lenkung 
    RHD
  • Zustand 
    Used
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Yellow
  • Innenfarbe 
    Other
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Other
  • Getriebe 
    Manual
  • Antrieb 
    2wd
  • Kraftstoff 
    Petrol

Beschreibung

Estimate: £15,000 - £18,000
Registration Number: ELV 321A
Chassis Number: E1087
E1087 was a factory supported lightweight built for Team Elva Courier, like most Couriers, it was supplied as a kit for the owner to finish as they want, therefore there was no such thing as a standard Courier! Malcolm Wayne fitted it with a 140bhp 1622cc MGA engine and a ‘Works’ spec MGA box, running on narrow steel wheels, with an aeroscreen in 1963.
He ran it in the Autosports series of races, usually in the GT class, including races at Aintree, Elvington, Charterhall, Cadwell Park, Rufford and Mallory Park, where it won the GT race on Boxing Day, beating lightweight E-types in the rain. It was painted red, and registered for the road as 546 FUG.
It was then sold in early 1964 to Peter West-Manning who had a sports car garage near Bristol. He ran it in races, sprints and hillclimbs, including Brighton Speed Trials, Castle Combe, Brands Hatch and Silverstone. In 1965, Peter had the car extensively modifie