Elva 1964

Great Britain

Courier Mk IV
GT 160 – prototype 


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This T-Type sports car is billed as the only 100-mph open two-seater in Europe with fully independent suspension selling in the UK for under £1000 tax paidd It features a reinforced metal and fibreglass body mounted on a ladder-type chassis with a choice of either the Ford Cortina GT 1489-cc or MGB 1798-cc power units.



Mk IV


An interesting new car to be seen on the Elva stand is the Elva GT, fitted with a 1,991-c.c. dry-sump version of the B.M.W. 1,800 engine, which is claimed to give this tiny rear-engined Coupé a top speed of 160 m.p.h. The body was designed by Fiore of Paris and is built by Fissore Savigliano of Turin.
(London report, October'64)


GT 160

 

 



Entries:    
     
  24h Le Mans 22.06.1964 Entrant: Results: Index:
# engine gen. class perf. eff.
67 Courier 1.798 cc Lutz/O'Steen R.J. Lutz dns - - -


Elva Courier, engine: Elva 1.798 cc. (Roland J. Lutz / Richard O´Steen) at Le Mans, Roland J. Lutz.