Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1958
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Chassis number 
    F2-11-58
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Green
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - The Nürburgring
Germany
Saturday 8th August 2009
Motor Cars at 17:00
Viewing: Friday 7th August from 10:00 to 19:00
Saturday from 10:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Telephone number from 6 - 8 August: +49 (0) 2691 932 62 90
Registration Number: N/A Chassis Number: F2-11-58
The Cooper Car Co. also produced many successful sportscars and when it was announced that the new regulations for 1957 stipulated a normally-aspirated 1½ litre engine limit, Cooper was ready well in advance. Using the highly accomplished, very light and nimble Bobtail sportscar with central driving seat as a base, the new T41 car thus shared a similar chassis, comprising four longitudinal tubes with transverse hoops - but naturally minus the outriggers necessary for an all-enveloping body - and retained both the Bobtail’s ultra-light Coventry-Climax, 1,500cc, alloy twin-cam’ FPF engine and the Citroen-ERSA four speed transaxle, including reverse gear, to which it was mated; su