1981 Mercedes-Benz SSK Gozzy SS, Mercedes SSK Replica100,000 USD - Asking Price

Mercedes SSK Replica Gozzy SS

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Probably the best reproduction of Mercedes SSK.
This car was built in U.K. by Church Green Engineering in 1981. Len Terry’s, Formula 1 and Indy 500 racing car designer, most impressive replica project was this Gozzy SS.
A prototype was exhibited at the Geneva show in 1979 and it took a hot topic. Gozzy SS was made from 1979 to 1985, however total number of cars produced was only 7 to 10.
Engine (DOHC 2.8 litter 160HP) and transmission (4 speed manual) unit is from Mercedes 280S.
Wheels and hubs are from Jaguar, and rest of the most parts are from BMC range of cars.

This car was built in 1981 and shipped to Japan. Sales price was 24,500,000 JPY (about USD220,000).
Mileage is only 7,500 miles total.
These few years, this car was stored in a private garage. Recently this car was serviced to be driven. A radiator was rebuilt.
Rust free and clearly been stored properly throughout its life. As can be seen from photos, an extraordinary, beautiful vintage car in outstanding condition throughout.
The car has a complete soft top frame, however the soft top is missing.
Comes with 1979 Gozzy SSK Classic Custom Limited Edition Car Portfolio Sales Kit.

Following description is from original specification and performance data. Some details are not the same with current Gozzy SS.
Engine : Mercedes Benz, six cylinder in line, twin overhead camshafts, dual-compound carburetor.
Bore 86.0mm stroke 78.8mm. Capacity 2,746cc. B.H.P. 160DIN/hp at 5,500 rpm. Torque: 166 ft lbs at 4,000 rpm. Compression ratio 9.0 : 1.
Transmission : Mercedes Benz, manual 4 speed full synchromesh. Ratios: Top 1.00, 3rd 1.41, 2nd 2.30, 1st 3.90, reverse 3.66
Rear Axle : Salisbury, hypoid gear drive, semi-floating axle shafts, 4.55 : 1 ratio
Chassis Frame : Steel, boxed channel side members with cruciform channel section bracing and tubular, and channel section cross members.
Front Suspension : Live rear axle, semi-elliptic leaf springs, two spax telescopic hydraulic dampers.
Steering : Cam and peg. Ratio 19 : 1 3/4 pint oil capacity.
Brakes : 16”x2 1/2” Drums front and rear. Two leading shoes at front, leading and trailing shoes at rea. Dual circuit hydraulic operation.
Wheels : 4 1/2” J x 19” Center lock wire wheels.
Tires : 6.50 / 7.00 x 19” Dunlop cross-ply.
Electrics : 770 W Alternator. 12 volt negative earth. Large capacity maintenance free battery.
Bodywork : Traditional style aluminum bodywork, in 16 Gauge aluminum over hand crafted, seasoned ash frame. Fold flat windscreen ; finest quality English leather upholstery, with traditional style fold down hood.
Equipment/Instrumentation : Speedometer with trip indicating m.p.h. and km/h. Rev counter, fuel gage, amp-meter, oil pressure, water temperature. Electric windscreen washers. Vintage style claxon horn. Electric thermostatically controlled fan.
Fuel Capacity : 20 gallons (90 litters)
Kerb Weight : 2,800 lbs (1,273 kg)
Performance : Max. speed 110 mph (175 km/h), 0-60 mph (0-100km/h) 8 seconds, Starting 1/4 mile 15.5 seconds. Overall MPG 20-25
Dimensions : Wheelbase : 115” (2,920mm)
Front track : 58” (1,470mm)
Rear track : 57” (1,450mm)
Overall length : 171” (4,340mm)
Overall width : 70” (1,765mm)
Scuttle height : 45” (1,145mm)
Approx. overall height (hood raised) : 63” (1,600mm)

Detail photos available upon request.


TRANSPORT / SHIPPING CAN BE ARRANGED ON THIS VEHICLE ON BUYER'S BEHALF AT BUYERS COST.

Reference Number 553344

as of 11/22/2018

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Stock Number KCRJ0006

KCR JAPAN  Contact  Location
964-7 Horinishi  Phone  0463-72-7680  City  Hadano
Hadano 259-1331  Fax  0463-72-7680  State  Kanagawa
Japan  Mobile    Country  Japan Japan
Overview
Car 1981 Mercedes-Benz SSK Gozzy SS, Mercedes SSK Replica
Exterior / Interior Color      White /      Red 
Condition Very Good 
Mileage 7,650 miles 
Configuration Left Hand Drive (LHD) 
Transmission Manual Shift 
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