For Sale: 1963 Elva Courier Mark III in Berkeley, California

$33,500 (OBO)

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Vehicle Description

1963 Elva Courier MK 3 vintage racecar. Power is from a race-prepped 1800cc MGB engine with JE pistons, Carrillo rods, a nitride crankshaft and modified oil pan, refreshed in 2015, with a close-ratio 4-speed manual gearbox and Quaife limited slip differential, custom roll cage and Fuel Safe cell. Acquired in 2010 the engine was rebuilt by Elva guru Butch Gilbert, the car has a race history from the mid 1990s to present day, including the 2011 Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion, and most recently a CSRG event at Sonoma Raceway in 2017. Elva has a history of building race cars and sports cars through the 50s and 60s, only a small number, approx. +/- 50 Courier MK3 cars LHD were shipped to the USA. Mark Donohue won the  SCCA National Championship in 1961 in a Elva Courier and went on to race in Formula 1. The name ELVA comes from the Frenchwords elle va "she goes"

 Included in the sale are two spare sets of wheels, various spares and a two-wheel open trailer.

 

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1095051
  • Price:$33,500 (OBO)
  • Location:Berkeley, California
  • Year:1963
  • Make:Elva
  • Model:Courier Mark III
  • Exterior Color:British Racing Green
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:Inline 4
  • Odometer:0
  • Restoration History:Partially Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Very Good
  • Bucket Seats:Yes
  • Electronic Ignition:Yes
  • Engine History:Rebuilt
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive