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LOT 133 – 1985 HOLDEN VK HDT GROUP 3 COMMODORE

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1985 Holden HDT VK Group 3 Commodore

HIGHLIGHTS: – Genuine HDT Group 3 ‘Peter Brock’ Commodore – Only of approximately 200 built – Upgraded engine and transmission by HDT from new – HDT upgraded 5.0L V8 engine – Optional 5 speed manual transmission – Original presentation inside and out – Original 16” HDT Aero wheels – Indicating 114,759 kms from new – Original owners manual and HDT documentaion

This 1985 Holden VK HDT Group 3 ‘Peter Brock’ Commodore is a well documented, survivor car that has stood the test to time. HDT produced around 200 of these Group 3 Commodores but this one is a little unique as it was HDT fitted with the optional 5 speed transmission and additional performance upgrades. The car has only travelled 114,759 kms and is an absolute time warp.

This VK Group 3 was sold new by Ron Hodgson Holden in Cabramatta, NSW on the 8th of May 1985 to a Mr Rynehart of Leumeah, NSW. Mr Rynehart put in an order request to HDT to have the car upgraded to include the following additional work. Blueprinted engine with hand finished cylinder heads, matched inlet manifold, blueprinted carburettor, L34 valve springs, Crane roller rockers, H/D valve lifters, double row timing chain and revised cam shaft. On top of the engine work, My Rynehart also ordered a HDT sport exhaust system and optioned the Borg Warner T5 5 speed manual transmission from HDT rather than the standard 4 speed manual. The car comes with the original owners hand book as well as the documentation from HDT and Ron Hodgson Holden when the car was purchase and for the HDT fitted upgrades.

Inside and out the car is very original and you can tell it has been very well looked after. There are some minor stone chips from road use to note but that is expected from a car of this age. The car still wears its original 16” HDT Aero wheels. The interior is incredible shape and looks like if did when the car left the factory. The bolstered bucket seats make you know you aren’t just in a run of the mill Commy. Air conditioning keeps the cabin comfortable. Under the bonnet is the original, matching numbers 5.0L V8 engine which is still in its factory presentation. The HDT fitted, optional 5 speed manual gives you one more cog than standard.

The original tags are all still in place including the HDT build tag. This is a great collector quality, matching numbers, VK Group 3 with original books and documentation. These cars are rare with only 200 built and good examples like this one are hard to find.

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.

PLEASE CALL LOCKY MCCANN WITH SALES ENQUIRIES ON 0403 935 488

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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