1971 FORD CAPRI 1971 Ford Capri Perana for sale

Price: $115,000
Ford of South Africa assembled the Capri from 1970 to late 1972 with a similar model range to the UK. No facelift models or RS variants were marketed in South Africa. The Essex V6 was the most common engine, as it was assembled locally the Pinto four was not installed. The 1600 four and three-litre V6 were also available. About 500 Capris were converted by specialist Basil Green Motors to run the 302 Ford Windsor V8 engine. These models were known as the Capri Perana and were highly successful in local touring car events, winning the 1970 South African championship and, in a different format, the 1971 championship as well. No Mk II and Mk III Capris were exported to or built in South Africa.

Up for sale here is a car that is only rare but is also a blast to drive and ready to enjoy, whether it be for weekend cruising, hill climbs, tarmac rallys, drag racing or roll racing!! Imported into Australia in 2006 and purchased then by the current owner as a project to compete specifically in tarmac rally and was built to C2 specification. It is also CAMS log booked. The bright yellow paint work will ensure you are always seen on the start line too! Sitting nicely on Performance brand Minilite wheels which give this Perana a period correct appearance. Externally the car is otherwise standard. The engine is the original matching number 302 Windsor that has been stroked to 330 cubes and produces approximately 490 horsepower. Transmission is a wide ratio Top Loader with hurst shifter and lockout reverse, and the diff is from a Ford BF Falcon with cooler. The suspension is fully adjustable with upgraded Wilwood brakes, adjustable brake bias and lastly power steering to help get around them tight corners on the racetrack. Look inside and its all business. Consisting of a custom dash which houses all the important Auto Meter gauges, Terratrip rally computer, Racetech racing seats with Scroth Racing harnesses and a fire extinguisher for added safety. Another thing making this car so rare is the roll cage which the car is fully registered in New South Wales with, something that cannot be approved again these days. The Perana also comes with various parts and panels too. If you are looking for a car that you can get maximum use out of both on the street and the track call us today to make an appointment to view this car in our Kogarah facility.
Features
Title1971 FORD CAPRI 1971 Ford Capri Perana
MakeFORD
Listing TypeUsed
Stock Number#C419
RefcodeTA1123377
Body TypeHardtop - Coupe
No. of Doors2
No. of Cylinders8cyl
TransmissionManual
Drive TypeRWD

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