Gillet Vertigo “Pikes Peak” - 2018
Here's your ticket to Pikes Peak. Participating in the legendary hillclimb is not for everyone and for good reason, it's by invitation only. This Gillet Vertigo Pikes Peak is not only a unique model with the latest technology from the renowned Belgian manufacturer, but it is also pre-selected for the next Pikes Peak editions. All you have to do is climb into the bucket and go for the ride.Benzin
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This 2018 Gillet Vertigo "Pikes Peak" is a unique race car created by the manufacturer after a 2-year project to celebrate 25 years of the Vertigo model by participating in the Pikes Peak hill climb competition in 2018. The car placed 34th overall and 6th in the Time Attack 1 class in the hands of Vanina Ickx, professional driver and daughter of champion Jacky Ickx. Numerous reports and videos have covered the development of the car and its participation in the competition (see video section). The car will have been driven in total during the development tests, the race tests and the race itself. The car is eligible for hillclimb competitions and is pre-selected to compete at Pikes Peak. The manufacturer indicates that the accompaniment for the use and the development is included in the purchase, and that other services (modifications, assistance in race, maintenance) are possible.
On the outside, this Gillet Vertigo is in excellent condition. The paint shows well and only shows a few rare chips due to racing. The unique linen fiber body is in very good condition, with no cracks. The Nomex/Carbon chassis is in excellent condition, having suffered no damage during the race. The LED lights and the plexiglass windows are in very good condition. The carbon fiber aerodynamic appendices are in very good condition. The car weighs a total of 925kg (official pre-race weight).
The interior of the car is in very good condition. The OMP bucket seat is in very good condition. The MoTeC instrument cluster for full telemetry is said to work perfectly. The car is equipped with power steering.
The mechanics are said to be in excellent condition. The 4 cylinders 2.0l turbo of Audi origin develops 380hp and is coupled to a 6 speed Quaife sequential gearbox with paddles. It is managed by a MoTeC ECU and the car runs normally on 98 Unleaded. The car has recently benefited from a complete revision by the manufacturer.
The car is equipped with 4 SKF Racing center hub Speedline rims, fitted with Michelin slick tires in good condition. AP Racing 6-piston calipers at the front and 4-piston calipers at the rear were installed. Trim is good.
The seller and manufacturer of the car, Automobiles Gillet, is a professional located in Belgium in Isnes (5030) and indicates that the accompaniment for the use and the tuning is included in the purchase, and that other services (modifications, assistance in race, maintenance) are possible on any type of competition. Worldwide transport is possible, contact us for a quote.
The seller wished to define a reserve price.
Auction opening date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020 08:00
Auction end date: Friday, May 1, 2020 21:30
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Auction opening dates: mercredi 22 avril 2020 - 08:00
Auction end date: vendredi 01 mai 2020 - 21:44
Notes : Any new auction placed in the last 2 minutes pushes the counter by 2 additional minutes ("anti-sniping" system).
A bank card is required to bid and a bank imprint is made for a guarantee amount of between € 300 minimum and € 1,000 maximum depending on the amount bid (see Conditions).
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At the end of the sale, the highest offer is automatically validated by the seller if it exceeds its reserve price. However, all offers made remain valid for 2 working days after the end of the sale and can be accepted at any time during this period.
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