We are always pleased to offer ‘cars with a purpose’ and this one’s a proven tool for rally success in the right hands…. During its last campaign on the RAC Rally in November 2019 this car achieved a Class Win on what is widely considered the toughest five-day forest rally. Not an easy task to achieve.
Our Volvo 122S is a lefthand drive variant, perfect for rallies in Europe, and looks very handsome in red with a cream roof. It houses a potent 1,800cc engine, professionally rebuilt in 2018 with fast-road cam, 4-2-1 manifold and twin SU carburettors.
This is a fully prepared rally car with FIVA identity card, RAC logbook and FIA Historic Vehicle Identity Form. In 1997 this two-door saloon was the subject of a bare-metal shell rebuild by Pip Carotte Ltd which incorporated uprated suspension and 4.88 final drive with limited slip differential. Further works in 2009 included complete rewiring with relays and fuses, with full electrical drawing included with the car. Since this time, the car has been fettled and tweaked to become a very handy rally entrant, as proven.
The full specification includes, but is not limited to:
Six 5½” x 15” Minilite wheels
Steering, sump and gearbox guards.
New front subframe (2019)
New rear Bilstein shocks (2020)
Long-range fuel tank (90 ltr) and twin fuel pumps
Electric cooling fan
Full harness four-point safety belts.
Full roll cage
Lightweight rear seats
LED internal courtesy lighting
Two Cobra-branded reclining rally seats (Out of date for FIA Special Stage events)
Brantz International Pro 3 tripmeter driven by either front wheel probe, or gearbox. 3-way switch for changeover on dashboard.
Brantz driver display (Average/Intermediate/Total) & Brantz Rally Timer Plus, all with sunscreens.
Engine bay and boot LED lighting
Spare wheel pole for two spares
Hydraulic jack case-secured in boot
Valley red top racing battery
Battery master switch with emergency external pull switch
Two Hella Rallye 2000 driving lamps
Avanti flexi-light on navigator door
Two Lucas period reversing lights both converted to LED bulbs
Jack socket spare power point (dash)
Electric pump windscreen washer
Mintex Competition front brake pads and rear shoe linings
Competition overdrive (dash switch)
Lifeline plumbed-in fire system to engine, person and boot areas with emergency external pull switch (2019)
Navigator foot support
Boot and bonnet safety pins
Gearbox with Competition overdrive (unused)
Two additional gearboxes with bell housings
Large box of assorted spare parts.
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