1982 Bitter 3.0 SC

Lot: 910

Sold for (£): Unsold
Offered for sale is a 3.9L 1982 Bitter SC automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 2 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 107 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A handsome blend of German Engineering and Italian influence...


  • Very rare car - one of only 31 RHD SCs (Senator Coupe) manufactured
  • Powered by a 'Mantzel' developed, 3.0-litre Opel straight-six producing 210bhp
  • Finished in Red with a dramatic White Leather interior. Was originally Bitters' factory demonstrator
  • Stored for 10 years and recently extensively recommissioned by Terry Smith, the Guru of Bitters
  • Showing 45,000 miles and accompanied by its original handbooks and warranty book

Lot Details

Registration: JVL 815Y RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1982 Engine size: 3.9L
Make: Bitter Odometer reading (miles): 45000
Model: SC MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: 5260074

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 107 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Fully reconditioned cylinder head and ancillaries fitted in more recent times.  


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Minor: Major:


All electrics are fully functioning

Vehicle History

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history