Archive for August, 2010

Biturbo for £7K

August 30, 2010

“MASERATI BITURBO SPYDER VERY RARE CAR AND A1, 2 Doors, Manual, Convertible, Petrol, 1987 E Reg, 64000 miles, Rosso Red with cream leather, 3 Owners. Anti theft system, CD, Front armrest, Full Service History, Leather upholstery, Immobiliser, Adjustable seats, Adjustable steering column/wheel, Air conditioning, Alloy wheels, Central locking, Electric mirrors, Electric windows, Foglights, Head restraints, Leather seats, Lumbar support, Metallic paintwork, Power assisted steering, Tinted glass. Insurance Group:20, This has to be 1 of if not the best examples around.Its last owner of 15 yrs has logged and maintained it too the highest standard,She has a FSH with every bill service books etc and has recently had a cambelt service at Maserati,Everything has been restored from the brakes to the hood even the Gold clock.We have 2 sets of wheels original and TSW, PX poss PLEASE CALL OR EMAIL DIRECT, UK 01628 770031 or”


Maserati Biturbos

August 30, 2010

Maserati made some very nice wedge-shaped cars in the 80s. Reliability would be the main problem these days. What I like about them apart from the styling is the quality of the interiors

The BiTurbo came out in 1983. It was capable of 60 mph in 6.5 seconds. The 1984 Spyder is the optimum model, which cost £10,000 more than the top of the range BMW 325i convertible when it came out. It was 4 inches shorter than the Coupe. It had an ashtray with lighter as well as a roll-top cigarette box!

Then in 1988 the Spyder spawned a Coupe again, in the form of the Karif [pictured middle, above]. Maserati claimed this beast was capable of 60 mph in 4.8 seconds

More info here

Porsche 911 80s Variants

August 29, 2010

There were two unaspirated Porsche 911 models between 1978 and 1989. These were the 911SC which ran from 1978 to 1983 and the Carrera 3.2 which took over in 1984 and went up to the 1989 ‘964’ model, which was essentially a brand new car

The SC and Carrera came in Coupe, Targa and after 1983 Cabriolet versions, and engine sizes changed over the years, from the SC’s 3L [180 bhp] injected to the Carrera’s 3.2 [200 bhp]

Running concurrently was the 911 Turbo, also in the Coupe, Targa and Cabriolet. It was given the distinct model number 930 and had wide wheels and huge spoiler on the back. It ran from 1975 to 1989

One other variant was the ‘slant-nose’ 911 which had pop up headlights and a sleeker envelope, but was essentially just an ‘official’ Porsche body-kit

Porsche 911 Carrera 3.2 For Sale (1984)

August 29, 2010

Unusual to find a 911 of this era which still retains it’s original factory spec, as verified by Porsche, with full service & ownership history. Only 99k miles from new and in fabulous condition throughout.

Ordered from new with sports suspension, high spec sound system, 16″ Fuchs alloys (in as new condition) special order full leather interior and electric sunroof. An opportunity not to be missed by the Porsche aficionado.

Comes complete with a personalised 911 registration, handbooks and bound history file. Attractively priced

Porsche 911 SC Targa For Sale (1980)

August 29, 2010

Classic brown 3.0 ltr targa

This stunning 911SC targa in classic and unusual retro brown

Reluctant sale of this classic 911. The car was registered as Cat C, Leather interior is in good condition for the age but no rips just general patina. All electrics work fine, alarm fitted, electric windows all work, heater works as do interior and dash lights etc

The car runs and drives perfectly, starts on the button and has been reliable as expected. Gear box is solid and the car pulls very well, drives straight and handles as a 911 should do. Oil pressure is excellent, brakes are solid having new pads only a few thousand miles ago and clutch engages as it should do. The car has a good idle and drives solid with no rattle or shakes. The car has a stainless exhaust and is solid underneath

Some of the bodywork needs TLC, as it has a few dings and dents but is generally solid. The targa roof is in need of some restoration, although it works fines but needs the usual rubber seals updating for a snug fit

I have some service history from Independent Porsche specialists, Autostrasse, who have regularly serviced and maintained the car for the previous owner. I have paperwork dating back to 2001 which clearly shows its upkeep and regular maintenance. Last major service was in 2007 at 92,000 miles. Current mileage is 98,000. The car was SORN for 2 years

The car is taxed until March 2011 and MOT runs until June 2011

Only 4 previous owners, last owner had the car since 1995

Its definately not mint but reliable,driveable and a great fun car to own


August 26, 2010

I’m thinking of getting one of these, I haven’t decided which one yet

VW Scirocco

Saab 99 Turbo

Audi Quattro

BMW 6 Series

Mercedes Benz SLC

Lancia Montecarlo Mk2 Spider

Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV6

Opel GT

August 25, 2010

1969 Opel GT


August 25, 2010

Mercedes Benz W123