1970 McLaren M8C CAN AM

Grand Prix Classics

Grand Prix Classics is offering this amazing McLaren M8C CAN AM for sale. 

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More data about this McLaren:

  • Model: M8C
  • Year: 1970
  • Type: CAN AM
  • Chassis: 70-09
  • Color: Orange
  • Engine: Small Block Chevy on Injection
  • Gearbox: Hewland LG600 5-Speed

History: McLaren by Trojan Verification Statement shows delivery to Ford of Argentina. It came to San Francisco to Phil Reilly in relatively complete, but never used condition. It has a complete documented ownership history. The chassis number is not disputed. Then restored and raced in major historic racing events in the USA.

Condition: Under the expert care of Graham Collins (Collins Racing), Tony Nicholson (Robin Automotive) and most recently Bert Skidmore (Intrepid Racing). A complete restoration was completed in April 2021. Engine 592 hp at 7400 RPMs, (Shaver Engines), gearbox, suspension, body, paint, and all components. Detailed receipts documenting the work. Numerous photos. Just one race weekend on car since restoration. One of the nicest examples available.

Of Note: Comes with a large binder that contains log book, restoration receipts, photos, documents, McLaren by Trojan Verification, ownership.

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Grand Prix Classics specializes in the buying, selling and consignment of historic racing cars and sports cars. Located in La Jolla, California, with a beautiful showroom and workshop. The business is run by founder, Mark Leonard, who is truly passionate about his work. Mark has assembled a team of dedicated professionals who contribute specific talents ranging from buying and selling to an international market, researching automotive history, to running the workshop. There are always approximately 20 cars in inventory as well as a collection of rare automotive posters, a large library of books, magazines, videos and other memorabilia.