1959 Ford Zodiac

Mk II Historic Race Car

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1959
  • Car type 
    Saloon
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Estimate: £18,000 - £22,000
Registration Number: NSV 450
Chassis Number: 6858/146C
Very few historic touring cars have enjoyed such an illustrious racing history such as NSV 450. This worthy race car has been racing consistently since the late seventies; starting out in the pre-‘57 Classic Saloon Car championship in which Terry Healy/Alan Mills were champions with this very car in 1980. The vendor, already a seasoned competitor in this series, acquired the car from Tom Luff in 2002 and has campaigned it with great success at prestigious events throughout the U.K and Europe ever since – gaining numerous overall and class wins to its credit. Such is the car’s reputation, it has been placed on the front row at Goodwood Revival on no less than three occasions – including leading the 2008 St. Mary’s Trophy race. Partnering the owner have been some of the greatest names in Touring Car racing: Sir John Whitmore, John Fitzpatrick and Tony Dron, the latter declaring this competitive Zodiac to b