1999 TVR Chimaera 450

Well cared for example with a comprehensive spec and lots of history; punchy 450 model with optional power steering

For some, the 450 is the perfect Chimaera, being both sweeter and 'dare we say' more reliable than a 500, with significantly more 'push' than the lesser models in the range.

On offer from a deceased estate, this 1999 model was delivered through Kerridges of Needham Market and has had five previous keepers according to Experian.

It retains its hand book and service book, which shows 14 stamps through to 2008 by which time it had covered 61,250 miles.

There is a good file of invoices showing further, regular maintenance to 2017 by which time the mileage was then recorded as 89,000 miles. Its then owner upgraded the headlights to MkIII spec - an exercise costing £828 and in 2016 a full diff rebuild by Topcats Racing added £2,728 to the spend. Back in 2009, it was given a professional chassis treatment by Chassis Clean, who steam cleaned the underside, injected the cavities with Dinitrol 3125 wax and then sprayed the underbody with Dinitrol 3125 wax and 4941 underseal. In fact, the best part of £21,000 has been spent on the car during the last 10 years or so.

The colour scheme of Canyon Red with Biscuit hide suits the car and it presents very well, exhibiting the expected wear and tear of a car which has clearly been well-cared for over the last 21 years and covered 91,100 miles. It carries an MOT until March 2021 with no advisories and comes with the attractive option of power steering.

For more information - contact Nigel Mainard 07980 839473 [email protected]

Reg No: T100MCT
Chassis Number: SDLBA03R7XB001517
Engine Number: 37A45P7524
Engine Size: 4546
Docs: V5C; MOT March 2021; 15 old MOT's, Hand Book, 14 Service Stamps.

Estimate: £10,000+

Lot 11

Lot ended

Thursday 10/12/2020

Hammer Price (inc. buyers premium)

£12,470
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