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FRANKLIN ROADSTER ZEUS - £125,000

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Zeus , 1916 Franklin RoadsterZeus , This is a beautifully engineered machine which stands comparison with any Edwardian mega monster aero engine car which are all the rage for the Goodwood Festival and the recently introduced Brooklands Race event, prestigious global inter-Continental rallies and USA endurance rallies/races which Zeus has already taken part. (Photos available)Built by Don Luttmers and Paul SpringerBuilt on a 1927 Diamond T Chassis that was custom ordered 13ft 9" wheelbaseThe amazing engine is built by Hall and Scott who were famous for building aircraft engines in the first world war such as the liberty aircraft engine and vehicle engines for the luxury car maker Duesenburg, This engine is a 1928 straight inline 6 cylinder, 14.5 litre 900 ci with hemispherical heads that was acquired from a museum in California along with the dashboard instrumentsThe original engine spec was 275 bhp and 850 foot pounds of torque This is one of only 12 known engines4 gear Clark transmission with 100% overdrive built in built by Brown and LipeThe original axle only lasted a few miles so was rebuilt using a drag race axle components.Original Lockheed hydraulic brakes connected external to the drumsThe amazing bodywork consists of a 1916 Franklin and 1918 Studebaker and parts of a boat tail 1947 HudsonCustom made wheelsAbsolutely beautiful early Gray and Davis headlampsCloth covered Wireing by Bart OuchidaClassic leather upholstery by Wild West upholstery Jim AndersonCoach Striping by Mitch KimThis car weighs around 7000 pounds !Zeus completed in the " Great Race " in 2017 and covered around 2500 miles with 4 stage winsZeus has won many car shows in AmericaNOVA clear What an amazing piece of engineering Must be seen£125000

  • 2500 Miles
  • Transmission 69197354786223e29b85070a0695cc247a4c2b215c743673c2d02e864b4cd687 MANUAL
  • Steering ca68a9643bbb915d30839040f432af59e679db8cf98e23a4378cbef2ed805059 RHD
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