Original Bailey P 4 Recreation Built in 2008 the chassis was designed by Automotive Engineer Greg Bailey, and built at the Bailey Factory. It was further designed and assembled by Peter Bailey and original owner, Mike Nell of South Africa. This car has an aluminum nose and tail added later in life.
Drivetrain: Five speed Hewland transaxle connected by a multiple plate clutch and a ultra-light weight flywheel.
Engine: Donor engine; A 1983 Ferrari 400i V-12, completely rebuilt by expert Ferrari engine builder Ted Wenz of Savannah Race Engineering. This block was Bored out to 5.1 Litre, with 12:5 compression that is powered by pistons designed by Ted Wenz. A quote from Ted:
“Pistons are custom forged aluminum from C.P. Pistons. lightweight hardened steel cam followers with captive lash adjusters. Cam profiles were engineered to suit flow test data after port modifications.”
Also Carrillo connecting rods, Ferrra valves and springs. Cams reground by Web-Cam, additionally Savannah Race Engineering created a dry sump system for the engine. Fueled by 6/ 48 DCOE Webers, custom headers designed, made plus engine installation by Jovan Katic. Which resulted in a broad Dyno tune topping out at a solid 500BHP.
Provenance: What makes this recreation unique besides the color is the David Piper inspection and signature. The following is a piece of an email from first owner Mike Nell.
“David Piper , when he first saw the car, was so moved he agreed to autograph the car for me and then offered to supply me with the correct body work for the car as moulded from the original car. As far as I know this is the only example ever built of the car that raced here in ‘67.”
This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for a serious collector to add this one of a kind re-creation to their top collection. The car comes with fiberglass nose and tail as extra and the David Piper Plaque. This unique vehicle is offered at the super value price of $575,000.00 U.S.D.