She might look like your Grandads 1987 VL Calais. But this Venetian red Calais is hiding a turbo charged secret under the bonnet.
Modified 9 years ago, this Calais now runs a turbo on the original 6 cylinder engine. Boost is @15psi delivering a stonking 227 rwkw.
The list of engine mods includes a Nistune ECU, Wade 818b cam shaft with machined blocks and 1006D8 Valve springs to suit. A GT3076R / Hypergear atr43 turbocharger, a standard Turbo exhaust manifold, and Turbo intake manifold, XF throttle body upgrade, 3" Manta Stainless steel exhaust system high flow cat and custom turbo dump pipe. R33 Rb26 Yellow top GTR Injectors re conditioned / flow tested before fitment, Rb25 Air Regulator with new plug to suit, genuine Nissan Z32 AFM, Bosch 979 fuel pump, Piebirg intake fuel pump, New CAS and plug, new Copper and Brass ADRAD radiator, new Thermostat, Water pump and Timing belt kit. All with receipts.
The power is delivered through a 4 speed Jatco VL Turbo transmission, with manual valve body, TCE 2800 converter, Kevlar bands, TCE Trans cooler plus more rated at 300KW. A VL Turbo Borg Warner LSD with 3.45 ratio 31 Spline axles. (Rated 700HP)
Stopping power is via a VT twin spot front brake upgrade with VS brake Booster and VT master cylinder. The Calais is fitted with a 27mm Whiteline adjustable front sway bar, 20mm Heavy Duty super pro rear sway bar, Super Pro front & rear end suspension bushes, Monroe GT Sport shocks, King Springs with adjustable panhard rod.
The car was resprayed in the original color Venetian Red in 2016 and the car presents in immaculate and rust free condition. The original Madeira red interior is in immaculate condition with original tape deck radio and instructions.
The VL Calais rims have been restored / machined and are shod in brand new Pirelli tyres.
The Calais has that genuine Grandad style front sun visor, GMH side louvres and rear Aunger louvre.
The 80L drop tank has been resprayed in 2 pac silver / black straps with Piebirg in-tank fuel pump.
The Calais was delivered to first owner on 20.08.1987 at Graeme Blanchard Holden in Dandenong. The current owner purchased the car from the original owner 12 years ago and the car has covered a genuine 101,383 kilometres from new and is supplied with the original VL owners handbook/log book, radio instructions, brochures and warranties.
The Calais is regularly serviced and is ready for the next owner to enjoy as a super fun and reliable street car.
Located in Warragul, VIC for your inspection. (AMCS Ref: 5644) If you wish, AMCS will gladly arrange a video tour of the car using WhatsApp and of course there is no issue with door to door freight delivery anywhere in Australia or New Zealand. Also please note if you have a quality Muscle or Classic car you wish to list or have valued please give us a call at AMCS, we will be happy to assist you.