1936 AUSTIN PROTOTYPE RACER – 1 OF KIND RACE CAR – FULL DOCUMENTATION & HISTORY
- Condition: Used
- Make: Austin
- Model: Prototype
- Trim: Racer
- Year: 1936
- Mileage: 20,129
- VIN: 00000000000000000
- Color: British Racing Green
- Engine size: 750cc Austin - ref 1933 Orignal
- Drive type: RWD
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1936 Austin Prototype
1936 Austin Racer – Prototype
Origin: Blackpool UK
Original Registration: BTB 78 – First Reg’d 8 June 1936 – Imported to CA USA 1979
Chassis No: 346539 (Austin 1936)
Engine no. 182991(Austin 1933)
Body: Aluminum - 2Pass – RHD
Weight Est: 500 lbs
Electrical System: Orig 6V Positive Ground
Exterior Color: BRG – British Racing Green Lacquer
Interior Color: Black Leather
Exotic Consignment - Private collection –Truly Exceptional and Breathtaking Car
Amazing Historic Compilation Includes All Historic UK Import Documentation/Telegrams, opy of Euro Magazine as Featured, ocuments, eceipts, andwritten Letters and Transcripts Between Owners Over the Many Years as Well As Research/Inspection Documentation. Documented Show and Rally History
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The vast History of the Austin name, ref: Austin Motor Company Limited / Austin of England / BMC / Austin Healey / Rover / British Leyland / Austin Rover / MG / Morris etc, s well known throughout the industry past and present. Essentially priceless, he history of this prototype racer places it among the rarest of the Austin Prototype cars/trucks/planes. History References the Build to Jim Shaw Post Apprenticeship of Historic Dante Motor Works. Owned and loved by 3 past owners the racer maintains original Butler / Birmingham, ngland Headlamps, riginal SU carbs, owden Independent Suspension with Twin Transverse Springs, owden Brakes (4 Wheel with New Linings, riginal Rally Handbrake Beneath Dash in Driver Footboard, 7 Vintage Wire Wheels with Excellent Rubber (ref 2011 Orders/Installation), are 750cc Austin Engine (Two Main Bearings with Angular Contact Ball Bearings in Front and Single Roller in Rear, riginal to Engine - 4 Speed Manual Remote/Offset Shift in Cockpit, aintains Original Front Forward fan and Vintage acc Water Pump System.
The detailed history of this car is as intoxicating as the little racer itself. Within the binder much of the history is of course documented, ut the personal handwritten letters, elegrams and vintage photos of the car and its owners takes you back to a simpler time in motoring where the desire for originality and perfection was still a passion. Each owner, ealizing the extreme rarity of the racer, ook a great deal of interest in finding her roots reaching back to Blackpool 1936.
This racer amazingly runs and drives flawlessly, ll gears operate smoothly and all systems/lights and clearance lights. Our technicians serviced the Original SU carburetors to insure the car cranks on first turn and runs smoothly. In addition the G.E.A.R.S® team has insured the car is mechanically sorted inclusive of all fluids being flushed/changed during inspection/service.
The car is on display on the dealerships showroom floor. She of course gets far more attention than any of the exotics on display . . . regardless of make or price point.
This is a rare find and there are no issues with this very rare Austin. Yes, he car, nterior, ngine bay is that clean. Aside from age/dust and some limited flaking the underneath maintains is historic finish.
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