1985 HOLDEN HDT VK GROUP A ‘BLUE MEANIE’
HIGHLIGHTS: – Genuine VK HDT ‘Blue Meanie’ – Build number 259 of only 500 built – Matching numbers 4.9L V8 engine – Four speed manual transmission – Factory power steering – Original 16” HDT Aero wheels – HDT build sheet – Copy of original sales receipt
This 1985 HDT VK Group A Commodore is one of the infamous Peter Bock endorsed, Group A ‘Blue Meanies’ that were produced and sold in order to homologate the cars for Group A touring car racing. The car was built by HDT in July of 1985 before being sent across the country to Melville Motors in Melville, W.A for delivery to the original owner. The current owner who is a collector and enthusiast, purchased the car in 2018. The car is build number 259 of 500, is in excellent original condition and has only travelled 93,430 kms from new.
The body of the car is very well presented all round in its signature colour of Formula Blue. The car features the correct HDT factory accessories including front air dam, HDT grille and front and rear spoilers. The car is finished with SS Group A decals with Peter brock signature on both front guards, SS decal in grille and Bathurst decals on the rear quarters. The front grille and rear spoiler both have the HDT logo embossed into them. There is a set of HDT striped headlight protectors up front and the signature look is completed with the iconic 16” HDT Aero wheels.
The interior is believed to be original with the factory style light blue velour throughout. The front ‘Scheel’ bucket seats have big factory bolsters to let you know you’re not sitting in a base model. The steering wheel and gear knob are the correct Momo items. The original style radio remains in the dash.
Under the bonnet is the matching numbers, 4.9-litre ‘A9L’ V8, rated at 263 bhp / 196kW. The A9L was packed full of good gear including roller rockers, a specific cam and various modifications to the block to ensure it went the distance in endurance racing. The engine bay is extremely well presented all around in a factory style. The engine is coupled to the heavy-duty four-speed ‘M21’ manual gearbox and power is fed to the rear wheels through a limited-slip differential. The Group A cars all had upgraded suspension and braking systems.
These days the Blue Meanie has come to represent all that was great about high-performance Commodores of that era. This car is only indicating 93,430 kms and comes complete with HDT documentation and a copy of the original sales invoice for the car.
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