Rare 1980 Blakely Bearcat "S"
CAR IS LOCATED IS SOUTH FLORIDA
Titled as a Blakely, not as Kit or assembled from parts
Street version of the Lotus 7, with working doors and a usible trunk. Dick Blakely started to offer Lotus 7-style kit cars, called the Bantam, in 1972 in Love Park, Illinois, and in 1975 began offering a more civilized version called the Bearcat
Ford 2.3L 4 cylinder OHV engine wtih a stock 2bl carb,and 4 spd manual transmission.
Custom front suspension. Ford differential, rack and pinion steering Custom frame with, 3 link rear end,
front disc brakes, rear drum, Special upgraded seats ordered from the factory, AM/FM with 6 CD player
mounted between the seats, detachable rear speakers
Two speed wipers (3 blades Motor not installed)
Halogen headlights, Leather wrapped steering wheel. push button start
Have , build manual, pinto repair manual
Temp gauge, tach speedo, Volt and gas gauge, brand new Magnaflow side dump exhaust, with custom roll bar.
Has brand new tires & brakes, has a new side load exhaust, rear spoiler, Hurst T handel shifter, top and side windows but I have never used them.
Gelcoat is showing some black splocthes is a few areas, may be bleed through from the mold process, don't know why.
Has cover for the top when it is installed on the car
Clear title in my hand.
A significant feature was that the fiberglass body and fenders used a PVC foam core sandwich type of construction that added considerably to overall strength and ruggedness of the Blakley car.It has Fiberglass body on a specially built frame of box steel tubing.
Red with tan interior and white convertible top with soft side windows, back window and sides are plastic and in like new condition,
Custom, Hand Crafted Car. One of it's greatest attributes is the leg room, a six foot tall man, 225Lbs can fit and drive it comfortably.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Blakely Auto Works (also called Bernardi Auto Works in later years) was a manufacturer of automobiles and of kit cars, working from premises located in a series of US midwest communities including Princeton, Wisconsin in the 1970s and 1980s. Blakely produced several kit car models, the Bantam, Bearcat, and Bernardi.
Please no emails, don't have to sell it, I don't bite, if interested call me