UNIPOWER GT  Owners Club & Register 

The official Owners Club established since 1972
 

"The Mini-Miura"

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The Unipower GT Owners Club & Register - The Club for Owners and Enthusiasts of the marque

Membership of the Unipower GT Owners' Club is international and open to anyone who either owns or has owned a Unipower GT

The Club provides unrivalled experience of the marque, as well as owning all the surviving factory documentation and records. Its Register of cars is without doubt the most comprehensive held anywhere, with details of past & present ownership of every car produced and their specifications 

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Latest Club Blog Posts

  • Racing in the USA

 

  • Review of the London Concours 2021

  • Part 4 of the rebuild of LTM 80G

 

  • Obituary - Peter Downie

 

 

Upcoming Events

Oct 16th - 17th          Goodwood Members Meeting  Revised Date 

                                         Location:  Goodwood Motor Circuit, Goodwood,                                                              Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0PH

July 30th - Aug 1st    Silverstone Classic    

                                          Location: Silverstone Circuit,                                                                                           Northamptonshire, NN12 8TN

Sept 1st - 4th             Salon Prive    

                                          Location: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock,                                                                         Oxfordshire, OX20 1PS

Sept 4th (TBC)           Brighton Speed Trials   

                                         Location:  Madeira Drive, Brighton, West                                                                         Sussex, BN2 1DZ

Sept 3rd - 5th           Concours of Elegance   

                                          Location:  Hampton Court Palace, Surrey,                                                                        KT8 9AU

Sept 17th - 19th      Goodwood Revival Meeting   

                                       Location: Goodwood Motor Circuit, Goodwood,                                                              Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0PH

Nov 12th - 14th        Classic Motor Show    

                                        Location: NEC Birmingham, North Ave, B40 1NT

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Breaking News 

The organisers of the Classic Car Show have just confirmed the Club's attendance at this year's Show. Whilst tentative preparations have already been put in place, final preparations will now commence. 

Club Website recent updates - May 2021

 

  • Report on the London Concours in the Blog Pages

  • New stories in the Club's Blog pages

Unipower GT Restorations - Latest Updates

 

All three Unipower GT's that were sold to new owners early last year are now well into their respective restorations, To see how these cars are progressing see HERE...

Classic Car Show 2021 Birmingham

The Club will be at this years Show with a superb stand on which a number of significant examples of the marque will be displayed. More details as they emerge.

New Publication - The Unipower GT History

 

The Book is in its final stages of preparation to go to print. This Book will be the most complete history of the Unipower GT ever, from its conception, production, race history and records of all cars produced. Publication is schedule for August/September with copies available through Chaters Booksellers, This website and at this years Classic Car Show at the Birmingham NEC. Full details on how how you can buy a copy will be published soon.

Unipower GT's for Sale

Currently there are two Unipower GT's of different models for sale. For more details see HERE....

Unipower GT Parts

Fabrication of various parts like gearchanges are currently underway for some owners. The Club has access to many other hard to find or obsolete parts as well as all the body panels. See HERE....

The Club on Facebook and Instagram

For some time now the Club has had a presence on Facebook and Instagram. Check these out for some topical items

Interested in buying a Unipower GT ?

If you are interested in buying a Unipower GT, then register to be notified of cars when they come up for sale HERE....

Featured Video of the Month

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Owner Duncan Charlton has owned and been racing his Unipower GT in the USA for a few years now. 

Originally sold as an export to the Spanish agent in early 1967, the car competed in Spanish hill climbs, changing ownership a few times before being sold to a new owner in Sweden. 

5-years ago Duncan purchased the car and has been gradually rectifying a number of inherited handling and engine issues, resulting in a gradual improvement in his race results. Note the central gearchange, uniquely operated by a cable, since reverted back to the usual sill-mounted gearchange mechanisium. 

The video is of early races, since when many important changes have been made to the car.  Please Un-mute the video to hear the audio

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Featured Unipower GT of the Month

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Chassis 866.5    1966  RHD

   

Built in mid-1966, this chassis was sold to a good friend of Peter Sellers, the actor famous for the Pink Panther and many other films in the 60's - 70's.

 

The car was the first to be installed with a 1275cc Cooper 'S' engine, specially tuned by Downton Engineering and producing a useful increase of power to 98 h.p.

 

The car was flown out to Seller's home in Switzerland, photographed here at the airport before being loaded for its flight, with Seller's himself photographing the car.   

 

The car would spend its life in Switzerland, despite it being built as a R.H.D version.