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VOLVO 240 Turbo GrA FIA historic rally (J1)

Volvo 242 Turbo Gr.A San Marino
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  • Price: 89000
  • Factory Date: 3.1.1983
  • Telephone: +3585068589
  • City: Espoo
  • Country: Finland
  • Listed: juni 6, 2024 8:40 am
  • Expires: 82 days, 1 hour
  • Ad id: 659937


BMW M3 killer! Ready to race! Ultra reliable, light and fast! All new!

VOLVO 240 Turbo Gr.A

Reg FIC-190
VIN YV1242211D2224205
Year 1983

Valid 31.12.2033
FIA identity 49019
FIA homologation A-5020
FIA class CT40
Period J1 1.1.1982-31.12.1985

Built 2022/24

The car is effectively ‘new’ and built in 2022-24 with a great deal of effort into getting the details and quality right. The cost of the building is estimated over €120,000 and preparation was finished in 2023/24 by known and also the most precious Volvo rallyspecialist/team in Finland.

The car is built according to the FIA-regulations for Group A and has a valid Historic technical passport until 31.12.2033 for racing, hillclimb and rally.


Original Volvo 242 chassis, built in detail due Volvo Sports and FIA HT A-5020 standards. Bodywork is professionally cleaned, water/sand blasted, restored, strengthened and painted both inside and out.


Volvo sports Turbo charged 2.127cc

Cast iron engine (red) block, 8 valves, 4 cylinders in line with alloy heads

Original Volvo Sports Gr.A turbo GARRETH TB03 (Lehtimäki racing) (new 2023)

Engine FIA-type STR4 OHV

Rallyfans around the world love the flames coming out of the side-exit exhaust pipe! The fully prepared engine produces 260-280bhp (and could easily be pushed to 310bhp), making the car very fast and reliable. The 500 Nm torque makes the engine one of the most powerful GrpA power plants. The engine is built according to the latest specification. Bosch Motorsport K-Jetronic, controlled via the latest ECU-system with Volvo GrpA intercooler.

There is 2 exhaust systems for this car, side-exit for tarmac/racing and rear exit for gravel/rallies. Both handmade due Volvo GrpA Specifications.


Original 242 Turbo 1031 rear axle (4,63)

DANA (Sellholm)-differential


Getrag M51 5 speed Kimtec-racing gearbox, single plate AP sinter clutch.



REIGER-factory Gr.A suspension, fully adjustable with uniballs and camber plates(Gazoo Racing WRC Reiger)


BILSTEIN-factory VOLVO sports Gr.A suspension, fully adjustable with uniballs and camber plates


Front: AP Racing callipers (4) and ventilated discs (305/28 mm)
Rear: AP Racing callipers (4) and ventilated discs (296/25.4 mm)


Original Volvo ZF-racing with power steering (Sellholm racing)


Borsch K-jetronic fuel injection system with FIA approved ATL-safety tank (60l).Electric Bosch racing pumps.


Tarmac 17″ Braid forged rally (RTE Motorsport)
Gravel 15” Braid forged rally (RTE Motorsport)


Reinforced bodyshell from 242 GT fitted with detail and due FIA-standards a FIA-approved roll cage

The exterior of this car is first professionally finished white paintjob and then wrapped with racing grey. White colour was applied on every single panel of the car and the execution of the paintjob was done to a very high standard. The engine compartment, luggage area, underside and interior are all finished in the same colour and give the car a very clean and sterile presence.

WEIGHT 1.173 kg

A unique opportunity to acquire a original winning Group A rally car for a fraction of the build cost and completely race ready.

Volvo 242 Turbo Gr.A is a realiable and very powerful with almost 500 nm torque It is a nonbreakable brick with spectacular DTM-based handling on tarmac. This is a real BMW 3 killer!

Only the price is less than half (BMW GrpA) and all parts and spares are still on the market easy to find with reasonable prices!!!

Much more fotos on request!

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