Speedster Classic
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Chesil Speedster Classic - The Original Chesil Speedster....

The Chesil Speedster Classic follows an authentic Speedster Specification and is available with an 1600cc or upgrade to an 1800cc engine. With such freedom, style and simplicity you can begin to experience some of the long lost pleasures of classic motoring.

As with all factory-built Chesil Speedsters you have our full range of options and accessories at your disposal, allowing you to create a specification to realize your dream car.

Key Features:

* Wide range of solid paint colours
* Full Leather interior, with 2 bucket seats and rear bench seat.- Extensive range of colours.
* Standard carpet set. in matching interior colour
* Moto-Lita split-rivetted steering wheel
* Standard Laminated Speedster windscreen
* Wind up windows
* ‘Twillfast’ hood in black

* 1600cc flat-4 air-cooled VW engine
* Monza 4 pipe exhaust
* High ratio 4-speed VW gearbox
* Swing axle rear suspension
* Disc brakes on front / Drum brakes on rear

* Replica gauge set , with black faces & green numbers
* Immobiliser
* Chesil badges
* Front inertia reel seat belts
* Chrome ‘Aero’ style mirrors
* Chrome body trim set
* Replica Speedster silver wheels
* Chrome ‘Baby Moon’ hub caps.
* External fuel filler

Please refer to the Options and Prices section for further details of how to create your own personal Chesil Speedster Classic.

Technical Specifications:

Body Unstressed GRP moulding with integral box section steel chassis. Special strengthening materials to increase body strength and comprehensive anti-rust treatment on all metal parts. Fully painted to the highest standards by skilled coach workers, using the latest techniques. Your choice of colour.
Chassis VW Type 1, jig mounted and shortened by 10 3/4". Fully reconditioned using new floorpan halves and framehead. Sandblasted, primed, sealed, painted and rust-proofed using high quality materials. Built up to full rolling specification using new parts completing the authentic swing axle specification
Engine A new Arnie Levics built twin port VW Type 1 with all new ancillaries. 1600cc, 60bhp.
Gearbox VW Type 1 Transaxle, 4 speed. Reconditioned using new mountings, gaiters, wheel bearings, oil seals and back plates.
Suspension - F Independent by torsion beam and trailing arms.
Suspension - R Independent by torsion bars with swing axle/trailing arm.
Brakes - F Discs
Brakes - R Drums
Wheels 15"x5.5" with 195/60 15 tyres.
Performance Depending on final ratio, around 90mph, with fuel consumption approximately 38mpg under average use.
Dimensions Length: 3930mm, Width: 1676mm, Height:1260mm.
Upholstery Hand made to the highest standards by top class upholsterers to a colour of your choice. Colour co-ordinated piping on seats to a colour of your choice.
Carpet Specially tailored in a colour of your choice. All exposed edges bound.
Trim Using reproduction replica parts for bodywork, interior and dashboard gauges.
Hood Hand made in "twillfast" material by skilled craftsman. Black as standard with choice of other colours available at extra cost.
Final Completion The completed car is given a full technical inspection and alignment check before being given a IVA test. Please note that road tax is not included, as this is normally arranged by the new owner, prior to collection. Please contact us if you would like to discuss an alternative arrangement

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