Mar. 5th 2012 – Auto of the day – THE AUTO OF THE DAY
1972 AVS Shadow DN2-T1
|Serial Number: DN2-T1
Gearbox Number: LG500/409/MK2
Location: Auburn, WA
Description 1972 Shadow DN2-T1. The ONLY twin turbo shadow ever produced. Signed “100% Shadow, Don Nichols”. Built by Don Nichols to challenge the turbocharged Porsche 917 in the Can-Am Championship. Designed by Tony Southgate and raced by Jackie Oliver and Vic Elford during the 1973 season. It has a 494 ci, 8.1 liter Reynolds Big Block Chevrolet engine with Schweitzer twin turbos and Bendix fuel injection system. Fully sorted and restored in 2009. Not raced since restoration.
Designed by Tony Southgate and raced by Jackie Oliver and Vic Elford during the 1973 season. Raced at Road America, Laguna Seca and Riverside. Complete ownership history from Don Nichols to present
Comment: Twin turbo 500 CUI V8, in a package that would weigh less than a ton, this would be one hell of a ride. A deserved Auto of the day