The car began its life as a green two door sedan with B20A engine on October 23, 1968 as a family car owned by a Dutch family. In 1985 it was traded in on a new car and the local dealer decided to go for an extensive rebuild towards a yellow rally car.
Regardless of costs, the engine was fully rebuilt by a company specialized in drag racing engines, all suspension and brakes updated and the bodywork restored.
In the early nineties the car was sold, engine got painted blue and the front got altered. With owner after owner caring less and less the car ended hidden in a barn of a car haggler where I found her and having traced the entire history, decided to buy for a real dumping price.
She required major servicing and fine tuning (and a lot of cleaning – thank you Marian) before she passed Dutch MOT without any remarks.
Nowadays she’s used as second family car but plans exist to take her out on circuit once I know all the ins and outs.
While preparing a respray in summer 2008 we discovered the A-pillars to be beyond repair. A previous owner had some very poor welding done, placing new sheetmetal on top of rust. After negative feedback from professionals we had to decide to scrap the car.
All mechanical parts are to be transplanted to a healthy body we found a couple of weeks