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

$33,500 (OBO)

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"



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
  • VIN:Chassis # 1066
  • 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