Genuine 1972 LJ GTR XU1 Torana in Patina Gold Metallic with Black trim. Built in the Brisbane plant in February, 1972 and sold new to Victoria through Blanchard Motors P/L, 839 Princess Hwy, Springvale, VIC the car was then imported to New Zealand in March, 1974 with 15,000 klms on the clock. The car has copies of the NZ registration, a letter of verification pertaining to the GM Vin disc that identifies the car at production and the original dealer it was delivered to in Melbourne.
The car has had 5 New Zealand owners. The current owner has owned the car since August, 1993 when it showed 161,734 Klms. Now showing 168,574 Klms from new, the car was used early on for some low level club based sprint events which is the reason that the original owner removed the valuable original JP engine and head and fitted a 3.3L Black motor. The original long motor with original head and JP block are included with the car.
The car was bare metal restored in 2017 and is in near concourse condition. All original ID plates are still attached to the body and were not removed during the restoration. The interior has been retrimmed per original with new seat trim, door cards, carpet while the hoodlining is still original.
Suspension has been rebushed and the braking system overhauled with new rotors, shoes, wheel cylinders etc. The car is riding on CSA Globes and comes with the original set of 5 Nibless black steel rims with trims and centre caps.
Original NZ number plates from 1974 included. This is a car that you can jump in and enjoy with nothing to spend. Come and check out this stunning little XU-1, because .... WHEN YOU'RE HOT - YOU'RE HOT!
Located 2 hours east of Auckland, New Zealand. (Ref: 5478)