Avante Mk 1 1985

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One builder/owner since 1985, registered as Avante 1500 coupe. Historic vehicle, tax exempt, has covered a total of 19,000 miles. Engine was fully rebuilt in 1991, approx 5000 miles covered since then. Overhauled and resprayed 2007, new discs, calipers, shocks, tyres, exhaust, clutch, lights, seats & carpets.


2 litre VW/Porsche 914 with dual twin choke Weber IDF carbs and G grind Eurorace camshaft, lightened flywheel.  911 fan/alternator and shroud conversion fitted, remote oil cooler and filter.


VW 1500 4 speed manual


1500 VW base with standard front disc brakes. Lowered floorpan, and attached spaceframe chassis as part of bodywork. Larger VW type 3 drum brakes at rear. Standard springs and shocks.

ATS 5 spoke wheels  51/2 x 15, Bridgestone 195/60 15 front and 205/65 15 rear, very little wear

Detachable towbar and electrics fitted – (for jetski not caravan!)


Tinted electric windows, cobra seats. Eberspacher supplementary heater. Internally adjustable door mirrors

E-mail John Kerr jonkerr61@gmail.com