Beetle V8 60s Saloons

UK Special Saloon + Modsports Historical Database

DFVW

The DFVW was one of the top 5 supersaloons and had great pedigree. An early Gordon Murray chassis built for Alan DeCadenet for the LeMans 24 hour race of 1972. Coverted into a supersaloon for 1975 using a VW Fastback body and with a Cosworth DFV 3-Litre engine purchased from Ken Tyrell`s F1 team. Put together by the Toleman for Colin Hawker to race. Later ( in yellow ) raced by Walter Robertson and Jim Price.

 

1976 - with reduced frontal area.

DFV 3 DFV1975

1975 - in original form for Colin Hawker

DFVW engine DFVW 12 DFVW-CHRIS JENNINGS