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1968 Chevron B8 GT - SOLD

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This is one of the 44 B8s produced by Chevron between 1968 and 1970, usually considered as the ultimate GT car of the
period. The car has a complete and interesting history. It was found in Canada in the late eighties. The top part of the chassis
had been cut away and the car was totally restored in 1990 by Roger Andreason.. Since restoration, it has only been used for
testing. It has a Lester Owen BMW engine barely run in. The car has been professionally prepared with no expense spared.


This car was driven by the following drivers: Phil Silverston, Tomy Evangelist, Robin Smith, Ed Burnell, Bob McGregor, Ray
McGowan, Barry Samson, Pat Smith, Lem Tuckey and John Maycok.

Competition History

No recent racing history.


  • BMW 2.0 litre M10 8 valve engine.
  • Built by Lester Owen.
  • Dry sumped.
  • 2 x Weber 48 DCOEs
  • Low mileage since built
Fuel System

  • Twin Facet low pressure pumps
Oil/Water System

  • Orignal aluminium oil tank
  • Front mounted oil cooler
  • Aluminium water radiator
Electrical System

  • Dry battery
  • External jump plug

  • Two piece front and rear deck lids, doors, all in glass fibre

  • Spaceframe with extensive use of stressed steel skins spot-welded to tubes
  • Aluminium undertray
  • Sand blasted and powder-coated during restoration
  • Correct original dark grey
  • tbd
  • steel front uprights, nickel plated double wishbones, coil over shock absorbers
  • magnesium uprights, top link, lower reversed wishbone, dual trailing rods, all nickel plated, coil over
  • rack and pinion
  • discs all around, Girling AR calipers, balance bar
  • original Chevron cast magnesium wheels
  • tbd

  • Original Smiths gauges including speedometer
  • Willans 6 point race harness
  • 2 seats
  • Moto-Lita steering wheel
  • Mechanical plumbed in fire extinguisher system

  • spare wheels