The Citroën SM is a grand Touring car launched in March 1970 by Citroën. Despite various technical advances, she has a very short career, ending in 1975. The absence of a specific motor at Citroën, then the takeover of the Italian firm Maserati en 1968 allows Citroën to equip the SM with a Maserati V6 engine specifically studied. The SM is animated from 1970 to 1972 by a 2 670 cc V6 engine of 170 hp DIN (at a very reasonable speed of 5 500 rpm). The torque is 23.5 m.kg to 4 000 rpm. For models 1973 and until the end of production, in response to the new anti-pollution standards, the engine will be equipped with the Bosch D-Jetronic electronic injection which will change its power to 178 ch DIN at 5 500 rpm (Torque 23.7 m.kg to 4 000 rpm) while improving flexibility and c onsumption. In 1974, to compensate for the power loss due to the inverter, the automatic SM has the Merak engine, 2 965 cm3 in a version of 180 ch DIN.
We stop on this Citroën SM Maserati to restore entirely but a priori complete. The present model is a manual box of 150 000km, there is an error over the year.
The descriptive is realistic “big work to do. Motor Broken Candles. Broken windshield, hasn’t rolled in 10 years . ” But these cars are more and more popular by collectors, its price is very attractive and its original engine always present!
Created on the basis of Coupe XJS, the hunting break of the assembled workshops are almost perfect French copies of the Lynx Eventer produced at the same time. Between 5 and 10 of these breaks would have been produced.
We have now looked at this very rare Jaguar XJS hunting break made by the workshops in 1990. It now totals 148 000km and has been fully restored in 2012. Midnight blue color, beige interior, French grey card.
The Porsche 911 (996), unveiled to the public in 1997, is the fifth generation of Porsche 911, a prestigious sport developed by the German Porsche manufacturer. Breaking with a long tradition both in design and in the cockpit, it will be severely criticized during the first years, especially because of the optics of front headlights, borrowed from the Boxster and an aesthetic judged debatable.
Technically, the 911 (996) marks the appearance of a completely water-cooled engine, breaking the tradition of air-and oil-cooled engines. This 6 cylinder, regardless of the displacement, still benefits from the dry sump system used on its ancestors.
After a difficult start in the world of Amateurs, the 911 (996) finally finds its place with the adoption in 2001 of new optics on the Turbo version — which then became widespread throughout the range 911 — and improvements chassis and engine whose Carrera 4s is the first to benefit as the passage of the engine to 3 600 cm3, which reconnects with the tradition of the previous 911 (964) and 911 (993). Delivering a power of 320 hp and enjoying a more sporty and metallic sound, the 911 (996) reminds the previous generations or even the GT3.
Today the first models are starting to arouse again of interest, most certainly the best value for money currently for a certain pleasure!
Our curiosity came to this Porsche 911 type 996 cabriolet from 2001 for sale on Facebook with a 5000 km engine, its hard top and a manual box, judged in good condition by its owner, this car seems to be a bargain.
The BMW 6 Series type E24 is a range of cars only distributed in cut. This series was succeeding since at the 3.0 CSi (E9) f rom 1976 to 1989. At its beginnings of production, the series 6 E24 was built in the factory Karmann until August 1977 where the bodywork Karmann will only produce the raw bodies of the series 6, the German manufacturer BMW is OCC Upant now itself from the Assembly in its factory in Di ngolfing. From 2.8 L to 3.4 L for powers from 184 to 218CV. The M 635CSI of 3.5 L will develop 286CV.
The model that has taken our attention today is a very nice BMW 635 CSI of 1985.
According to its owner, it starts on a quarter turn. The engine was rebuilt by BMW Montpellier (Invoice in support) there is 95 000km seems t it, which is a plus for a chassis that still totals 320.000 kms. Its follow-up seems to have been assured, its owner ensures to be able to present multiple maintenance bills. The grey card in the name of the owne
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A lot of 4 rims BBS origin BMW (in mm) that will be given during the sale.
It is necessary to pass the specific technical control to the LPG vehicle because it is a LPG petrol. The easiest way is to remove the LPG kit.
The Jaguar XK8 (Factory model X100) is a GT coupé released in 1996 to succeed the XJS, it was proposed in coupe or cabriolet in version XK8 or XKR equipped with an Eaton compressor.
Today, for sale one of these models, a Jaguar XK8 4.0 V8 297 HP from 1998 with 127 000km in driving left. According to its owner, the technical control is OK. She seems to be in a very good general condition. She rolls every day. A box/engine drain has been made and it has 4 new tires. A real GT at a very affordable price.
Still think about checking that the chain tensioners have been changed for newer models (weak point of the models of this generation).