Since buying the car Ive had quite a lot of work done bringing everything up to good condition. The car drives beautifully, the ride being the famous DS magic carpet comfort. With a rotary engine, semi-automatic, front wheel drive, aerodynamic shape, power steering, disc brakes, etc, it was a very advanced car and justifiably the winner of World Car of the Year in 1967. SOLDClose to concourse condition...literally turn key. I bought it because it is the same model as my very first new car purchased in 1967...48 years ago..still drives and looks as good as it did then.
Always well maintained and regularly serviced by Peugeot specialists. The Ro80 is recognized as one of the most significant designs of its era. This car was purchased 2 years ago from another HR enthusiast.
Driver is retiring and this impressive machine is up for grabs! Price is set to sell quickly @ ,500 (over 0k has been pumped into this vehicle). Recent work to recommission this car has included: Rebuilding a sleeved brake master cylinder, fitting kits to all 4 brake callipers and the proportioning valve plus new flexible brake lines, where required; Fitting a new battery; A full service including the change of all oils, filters and fluids and the fitting of a set of four (4) new Bosch spark plugs; Kitting, servicing and synchronising the twin Solex carburettors; Flexible fuel lines replaced. All parts can be removed and bought back to original. Accelerates faster than a contemporary Lotus Esprit, Aston Martin V8, Porsche 911, Ferrari 308, or a Maserati Merak or Bora. Safety equipment includes anti-lock brakes, stability control, airbags front, rear & side, seat belt tensioners and force limiters, first aid kit and warning triangle. It has been used occasionally, so has travelled only 3,650kms since it was first licensed.
Since recent recommissioning the motor is running smoothly, strongly and reliably with a minimum of exhaust smoke which is a characteristic of these motors and their total loss lubrication system. Engine is standard 245cu in, with old school looks such as triple SU carbies, etc. Suspension is modified to enhance handling and control - not lowered. Selling car unregistered and as is, Asking price is ,500 negotiable. Please feel free to call for any questions about the car. Hardtop Convertible in the rare BENOLITE BLUE paintwork with Black Interior. Car is in Immaculate condition inside & out with low kilometres for age. This was a popular method of making lightweight bodywork. The car was purchased by an enthusiast in Victoria in 1962.
The paintwork in several sections is in need of attention, with some flaking and poor touch-ups. Values of these last of the R107s have been steadily increasing in the past couple of years. Dash top has been replaced, new rubbers for doors, boot, soft top installed. The only non-original items are as follows: Period ROH Hotwire mags (14x7), Great complete car - on full WA license. Top of the line model, with pillarless construction. This car was restored some years ago and remains in excellent, original and correct condition throughout. This car is in superior condition, with exceptional paintwork and straight, rust-free body in a very attractive colour Pearl Grey Metallic, complimented by grey leather upholstery in beautiful condition. The vehicle has always been garaged, registered and regularly serviced and driven by its current owner for 20 years. Rare and original 19tii with round tail lights, original plates and handbook. Shock absorbers have been replaced with genuine, ordered from the States. Small jobs still to do include targa roof seal needed.
As you can see from the photos, the car is not unsightly, but a buyer is likely to want to rectify the paint issues. Most were sold in the USA and only Australia and Japan got right-hand-drive 560SLs. Most recent was reconditioned transmission late last year. Everything works as it should on the car, even the clock. Brakes rebuilt, new shock absorbers, new radiator, etc. There are all the books with the car, plus a file of work carried out by current and previous owner and first aid kit, etc. Metallic burgundy with black interior colour scheme suits it well, far better than the common white or grey. The red and white two-tone paintwork suits the car very well, complemented by white sidewall tyres. The sole example of this model in WA and one of probably three remaining in Australia. It is Australian delivered, and has a high equipment level, including factory alloy wheels, sunroof, ABS brakes and burr walnut interior woodwork. SOLD Was restored some years ago by a Perth European specialist, Swiss Auto in Osborne Park, engine, gearbox, diff and drive-line was rebuilt and it has high comp pistons. It is all original, in excellent working order and the interior and wet weather cover are also in excellent condition. This Mainline is a 1953 model and has been modified to make it more usable but kept to its classic looks and is gunmetal grey.
Hardware such as the bumpers, grilles, badges, etc are good. The owner says everything works and the car has been very reliable and properly maintained. Toyota Sprinter, 1979 Model, 1.5 SE Hardtop coupe, 2 door, Model Nr. All lights, chrome, etc, This car has been with the same owner for 48 years. In excellent mechanical condition, it drives very well. Several spare parts come with the car, including an air conditioning system, a windscreen and surround, grille surround, transmission and original steel wheels with hubcaps. Two previous owners clearly cherished this car as it remains in exceptional, unrestored condition in all respects. It drives beautifully, with exceptionally smooth gearchanges, good ride and strong brakes. New rear brake cylinders, new tail shaft centre bearing, re-balance shaft, gearbox rubber coupling and a new gearbox mount, new spark plugs, leads, rotor button, condenser, ignition coil, points, distributor cap. Colour is Cubanite Silver with Alpaca Grey Interior. Professionally serviced by Mercedes-Benz Canberra since initial purchase with certified log book. The car has also been fitted with a new radiator, mechanical and twin thermo fans.
The motor was fully rebuilt by the previous owner in 2003 utilising parts ex Europe and the UK. Brakes modified to disc front with booster to front and back. All receipts for all work done to the car, Has some rust in the body. Exterior: A few small unnoticeable scratches and some small rust bubbles over the 2 front wheel arches Roof: Black vinyl. The rear boat-tail shaped section of the bodywork was constructed with a wooden frame, over which a vinyl-like fabric was stretched.
I've fitted DS Pallas pillar trims, much nicer than corrugated items (originals can go with the car). The only thing he found was that the hydraulic pump was leaking. Unlike many survivors, this car runs the original and correct, early NSU Wankel twin plug motor. SOLDully worked full rebuilt motor with a Don Hampton 6-71 blower which produces 12 pounds of boost @ 4000 RPM; 600 plus HP at the crank. Autometer guages and B&M Megashifter, electric windows, GTO fiberglass bonnet. Specs: First registered: 15 September 1967 with its Original service books; Engine no: 186P326522 with twin Stromberg Carbies; Chassis no: HR60071M; Colour: Silver Mink ; Interior: Mint condition with original black leather. Equally, the angled door opening, V-windscreen (with no header rail) and wire wheels added to the overtly sporting nature of the car.
Literature included comprises the Operating Instructions booklet, service booklet and Blaupunkt Hamburg push button car radio owners manual, repair (workshop) manual and parts book all in English. Boutique Italian luxury with full leather interior, air conditioning, power steering, automatic transmission, and four door practicality. Constructed of aluminium and fibreglass on a galvanised chassis, with rear wheel drive, it is in excellent condition.
By negotiation there is a comprehensive set of spare parts available including some minor NOS parts. Low kilometres for year, and just passed full workshop inspection. Weighing 900kg, the near new Ford 1600 cc, 16 valve OHC engine has more than adequate power, it is cheap to run, easy to service, and very reliable.