1957 Cooper BobtailClimax
Year of manufacture1957
Car typeConvertible / Roadster
Exterior brand colourWhite/Blue
Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Friday 9th May 2008 12:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10th May 2008 from 10:00
Saturday 10th May 2008
Collectors' Items 14.30
Motor Cars at 15.00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
This is the ONLY T39 Delivered by Cooper cars that had an FPF ( Twin cam)1500 cc Climax mounted. All the other cars had 1100cc or 1450cc single cam FW series climax engines.
The Car was sold to Lance Raventlow Barbra Hutton's son and the money behind Scarab sports cars.It raced raced in S.California SCCA races. The car was always on the West coast and was Imported by S. Griswold into the UK about 10 yrs ago. This year it has just finished a no expense spared restoration by Classic Performance Engineering. and is ready to do battle in all the most important Historic races. The engine is the correct 1500cc FPF and the g