For Sale Mike Batten's Classic 1961 Volvo PV544
Priced to sell – only $34,900
Mike Batten's Classic Competition wining car
Fully prepared for Targa tarmac rallies.
This car would be just right for the 25th Anniversary of Targa Tasmania in April 2017.
Engine – Volvo B20, bored to 92mm, stroked to 89mm, capacity 2,367cc, compression 12.6 to 1, BP 98 Ultimate friendly, forged pistons, 145kW on chassis dyno, approximate 250BHP. 48mm twin Webers, custom 4 into 1 Extractors. This is a freshly rebuilt unit and has only run for 500km.
Gearbox – Volvo M400, 4 speed, a very strong and reliable unit out of a 6 cylinder Volvo 164 model, close ratio gear set on 1st, 2nd and 3rd by Albins Off Road Gear, Heavy duty Button clutch.
Rear End – Parallel 4 link and Watts linkage with adjustable roll centre, Toyota Hi-Ace banjo, KAAZ 2 way LSD, alloy carrier, 4.1 ratio, custom axles by MSF Racing Components, coil over dampers, adjustable trailing arms, fully floating cambered hubs, Heavy duty Tail shaft.
Front End – original king pin suspension, modified and strengthened, Custom Rose jointed top wishbone.
Suspension – Murray Coote Australia remote canister, adjustable Bump and Rebound, heavy duty springs.
Brakes - Front 300mm Mercedes Slotted vented Rotors, Nissan R32 4 pot calipers
- Rear 300mm Nissan R32 Slotted vented rotors, Nissan R32 twin pot calipers
- Brake balance bar
- Hydraulic Handbrake
Radiator and cooling – three core radiator, electric cooling fan.
Miscellaneous – Twin Facet Fuel pumps, huge air horns, Bonds alloy full roll cage with cross brace under dash, Velo Seats, high quality paint work by Ned McGovern, Spies Hecker 2 Pack Porsche red, Six Cosmic Platinum, 16” x 6.5”wheels by Performance Alloy Wheels with soft compound Tarmac tyres, RHD conversion with Engineer’s Certificates, collapsible steering column, receipts for all work and parts.
Spares – extensive list, can be provided to interested parties.
Results – extremely successful in Targa Tasmania Classic Handicap Competitions, full details available on request
This is a complete package which includes a fully developed and tuned car, after market assistance including Targa logistics and 14 years of development guaranteeing it is a car that is built to succeed in Targa rallies. The cost to build from scratch would be around $120,000
Mike Batten - (02) 46 809 269 (preferred) or 0400 174 579