Lot 187

1969 Zink-Volkswagen Z-8 Daytona Prototype

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SOLD $84,000


$150,000 - $200,000| Without Reserve

Car Highlights

Fascinating One-Off, Volkswagen-Supported Prototype Racer

Finished 3rd in Class at the 24 Hours of Daytona in 1969

Extensive Restoration by Original Crewmember and Volkswagen Specialist Bob Houston

Accompanied by Racing Documentation, Spares, and 48-Page Book

A Well-Documented, Unique, and Little-Known Piece of Volkswagen Racing History

Technical Specs

1,915 CC Volkswagen Type 3 Air-Cooled 4-Cylinder Engine

Twin 40 MM EMPI Carburetors

Estimated 150 BHP at 6,000 RPM

5-Speed Gene Berg-Modified Volkswagen Type 3 Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Disc Brakes

Front Volkswagen Type 3 Suspension

Rear Swing-Axle Suspension with Coil-Over Shock Absorbers and Z-Bar

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