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SOLD! LOT 81 – 1985 HOLDEN HDT VK GROUP A BLUE MEANIE

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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.

PLEASE CALL LOCKY MCCANN WITH SALES ENQUIRIES ON 0403 935 488

IMPORTANT: Vehicle information is provided to us by the consignee. We do everything we can to qualify the best cars in the Australian market to represent on consignment for private sellers however, they are still old cars and we can’t capture everything in the photos, we don’t drive them any significant distance and can’t know everything about them. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle, and to have satisfied themselves as to the condition and value and to purchase based upon that judgement solely. Vehicles may have been sitting for some time and it is suggested that to protect your investment, you allow to change fuel, oil, fluids, filters and inspect brakes prior to use. All vehicles are sold under standard auction conditions, consignment and auction vehicles are sold as is, without registration unless otherwise stated and there is no cooling off period or warranty expressed, written or implied. All sales are final. Independent inspections are welcome and strongly encouraged to help with your decision making.

Located at 2 Palings Court, Nerang on the Gold Coast. Inspections by appointment during auction and public openings/viewing as advertised.

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