1985 Daihatsu Charade

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1985
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Lot number 
    217
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Excitingly offered at No Reserve an ex-worksDiahatsu Charade TurboChamberlain built Group Nfor the late, great Will Hoy's first works drive in the 1985/1986 Production Saloon Car ChampionshipShared with fellow BRDC lifelong members Ray Mallock and Mike Salmon for the Willhire 24 hours races 1985and 1986Piff(Mountune)-built engine, original alloy cage, bag tank with twin ATL dry break fillers just as it left the track in 1986Unrestored condition.Reported to start, drive and stop. A piece of British motorsport historyThis piece of British Motorsport History is a very interesting find indeed. The vendor informs us that its a Chamberlain-prepared, Group N, Diahatsu Charade Turbo that was built for the late, great Will Hoy for the 1985/1986Production Saloon Car Championship. Indeed, the vendor informs us this was Wills first works drive in his illustrious career, which included a British Touring Car Championship along with many other successes.We believe thatthis car was also shared with fellow BRDC members Ray Mallock and Mike Salmon for the Willhire 24 Hour races in 1985 and 1986. The vendor describes the car as in "unrestored condition" looking like it did after the 1986 season. It boasts a Piff (Mountune) engine, original alloy cage and a bag tank with twin ATL dry break filler.Excitingly offered at No Reserve, this Charade Turbo is reported to start, drive and stop and is an interesting piece of British motorsport history.