1972 LJ GTR Torana ... (SOLD)

For sale is this genuine Zodiac Blue Metallic 1972 LJ GTR Torana that has had in excess of $100,000 spent on its restoration. Stunning bare metal nut and bolt restoration completed in 2017/18 that goes way deeper than what you can see.

Running the fully rebuilt factory Nasco warranty block, rebuilt, blue printed and balanced to XU-1 race specifications including genuine XU-1 Bathurst Triple CD 175 Stromberg carburetors, XU-1 intake and XU-1 exhaust manifold. Running through the fully rebuilt original M20 Aussie 4 speed gearbox and LSD Banjo diff 3.36 ratio.

The brakes have been upgraded to an XU-1 double diaphragm brake booster and there is a genuine Bathurst XU-1 fuel tank in the boot. The exhaust is full stainless front to back painted in ceramic coated high temp black paint so as to look stock.

Inside, the car has been fully re-trimmed with nothing left untouched including a meticulous rebuild to the dash and re calibration to all the gauges. The steering column has been refurbished with new bearings, the indicator switch assembly and steering wheel have been refurbished, as have the window winders, the wiring loom has been restored front to back, the heater core has been replaced and basically everything has been restored or replaced.

You can see where all the time and effort has gone into this A grade restoration delivering an as brand new LJ GTR Torana for the enthusiast. Here is a golden opportunity to lay your hands on a concours restored Torana at less than the price of the restoration. Originally sold through United Motors, Adelaide, this LJ stunner has covered an indicated 79,400 miles from new and approximately 2,000 miles since the ground breaking restoration. The LJ is also supplied with NOS log books and owners manual and a Holden Historical Services Verification letter of Authenticity.

Hugely popular amongst Australian car enthusiasts due to its David and Goliath win in the wet in the 1972 Hardie-Ferodo 500 and because of the LJ Torana's link to the 'Peter Perfect'/Torana legend, this is a must for the Torana, Brock or Holden enthusiast. In 1972 these wonderful GTR's quickly gained a cult following that remains to this day. And like the brochure says, "Torana - When you're Hot, You're Hot!"

Located in Perth, WA for your inspection. And if you are unable to travel due to Covid restrictions, AMCS will gladly arrange a video inspection/road test of the car using WhatsApp, and of course there is no issue with door to door freight delivery anywhere in Australia or New Zealand. (Ref. 5538)




82911JL 214038



Chassis No:

ALJ 12192A