1998 Seat Ibiza Cupra GTi 16V Rally/Recce car

Lot: TBA

Estimate (£): 7,000 - 9,000
(+buyer’s premium of 13.2% including VAT @ 20%)
Offered for sale is a 2.0L 1998 Seat Ibiza Cupra GTi 16V Rally/Recce car manual that has been with the current owner for the last 4 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 100 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A LHD Rally Recce car with only 21,000 miles indicated...


  • R24 CVV was originally built as a recce car by SBG for Seat Sport with a 'blueprinted' engine from new
  • Used by Gwyndaf Evans and Howard Davies of Seat Sport on their debut in the 1997 RAC Rally GB
  • Finished in Leon Yellow with a stripped out interior. Sparco bucket seats with full harnesses
  • Recommissioned by our vendor. Gearbox rebuilt, Peloquin LSD, rebuilt brakes, new AST dampers 
  • Engine recently serviced with new belts, chains and all fluids changed. New stainless steel exhaust
  • V5C, selection of old MOTs, MSA logbook, and original book pack


Lot Details

Registration: R24 CVV RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1998 Engine size: 2.0L
Make: Seat Odometer reading (miles): 21500
Model: Ibiza Cupra GTi 16V Rally/Recce car MOT expiry: 2020-10-21
Warranted: No Chassis number: VSSZZZ6KZWR100930

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 100 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Built and used as a competition car from new, so has marks commensurate with use and age. Has had clear film protection on lower half of body from new and ran with kevlar underfloor protection when used for competition. Shell shows no signs of rot.


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


Competiton car from new so has never had carpets or underseal fitted. Fitted with rollcage and bucket seats.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Blueprinted from new and recently serviced with new belts, chains and all fluids changed. New, custom stainless steel, 2.25" bore exhaust fitted 500 miles ago.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Gearbox fully rebuilt and fitted with brand new Peloquin LSD 1,000 miles ago.

Running Gear

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


New discs, pads, braided lines and rebuilt calipers fitted 1,000 miles ago, along with new LSD. New adjustable AST competition 2.25" dampers fitted 1,000 miles ago.


Minor: Major:


All electrics functioning as they should.

Vehicle History


Originally built as a recce car by SBG for Seat Sport and used Gwyndaf Evans and Howard Davies on their debut for Seat Sport on the 1997 RAC Rally GB. V5, selection of old MOT's, MSA logbook, and original book pack.

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