The Grand Daddy of the Australian Muscle car! This stunning example was built in November 1967 and sold through Col Paige Ford in Footscray, Melbourne, VIC in early 1968.
The first owner retained the XR GT until the mid 1990s and it was then sold to an owner in Morwell, VIC and then purchased by the current owner in 2005.
Neil Thompson of Grand Tourer Restorations in Campbellfield, Melbourne concours rotisserie nut and bolt restored the car between 2007 and 2009 and the restoration is featured in their Restoring Dreams videos and TV show (see YouTube links below).
All matching numbers stock 289 V8 and 4 speed Hurst shifter top loader gearbox and original Borg Warner diff. The dash has been signed by Harry Firth and Fred Gibson.
This is a stunning example of the XR GT that drives like a dream and is a must for the GT collection. Melbourne, VIC car. (Ref. 5121)
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