Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Vair Power: 1977 Bradley GT

The Bradley GT was one of the more common kit car of the 70s; not as popular something like the Meyers Manx, but slightly more functional as a car and equally cool.  Today's example is something special because it doesn't have Volkswagen power.  Find this 1977 Bradley GT offered for $2,800 near Milwaukee, WI via craigslist.  Tip from Rock On!

The Bradley GT was available with a number of roof options and this one has a hatchback setup with some Ferrariesque rear buttresses.  It actually looks pretty good for a kit car if you ask me.

Powering this Bradley is a flat-6 from a 60s Corvair, reportedly the 140 horsepower version with a quartet of carbs.  With 2.7 liters of aircooled power, this should be faster than all but the most radically VW flat-4 built versions.

See another klassic kit? tips@dailyturismo.com


  1. Same wheels with out the center caps as the Jimmy below.
    Coincidence? I think not.

  2. I had one of these and loved it. Let me tell you, this car really brought in the ladies if you know what I mean. These cars had very comfortable seats which I appreciated greatly because I was always sore from landing funny. I never did figure out the landings.


Commenting Commandments:
I. Thou Shalt Not write anything your mother would not appreciate reading.
II. Thou Shalt Not post as anonymous unless you are posting from mobile and have technical issues. Use name/url when posting and pick something Urazmus B Jokin, Ben Dover. Sir Edmund Hillary Clint Eastwood...it don't matter. Just pick a nom de plume and stick with it.
III. Honor thy own links by using <a href ="http://www.linkgoeshere"> description of your link </a>
IV. Remember the formatting tricks <i>italics</i> and <b> bold </b>
V. Thou Shalt Not commit spam.
VI. To embed images: use [image src="http://www.IMAGE_LINK.com" width="400px"/]. Limit images to no wider than 400 pixels in width. No more than one image per comment please.