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£ 55,000+VAT

Hopkins-built Scania 18T Race Transporter for sale - SOLD


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Converted by Hopkins Motorsport in 2002, this is a stretched 460hp Scania tractor unit forming a professional, long body race transporter capable of carrying 3x Caterham-length cars on the upper deck, 1 car on the lower deck and a huge amount of loading space in belly lockers, cupboards and storage boxes. The sale also includes 2x 12m by 8m projection Weatherweave PVC awnings fully-fitted and stored in the vehicle.

Scania R144 tractor unit first registered 04/97

The tail-lift is a 2ton Dhollandia which has had rebuilt rams.

The truck could be converted to carry 3x cars on the lower deck if required or addition of an office/seating area.

It was purchased by us in March 2014 then had a comprehensive rework by Hopkins Motorsport, which included a full exterior renovation and repaint in Mercedes artic white 2K, fitment of 2 side doors & internal steps for awning access and complete interior reconfigure to suit our needs.

The interior features full air-conditioning/heating, Cat 5 network sockets and plug sockets, awning storage, euro-bin storage, cupboards, fridge and toolbox storage (listas not included).

The two large awnings have been professionally cleaned twice a season and still look great.

Tractor unit has a double sleeper cab, rear ride height control and self-levelling, cruise control and all the functional features of a R144 tractor unit. The truck will sit nicely at the speed limiter at pretty much any incline; it’s extremely easy to drive.

The vehicle has been fully maintained by Scania Lingfield regardless of cost to include 12-weekly inspections required by our operator’s license. The service history is comprehensive and amongst other items included a gearbox replacement at the end of 2014.

Last MOT was carried out December 2018.

The truck is currently wrapped with our livery, but this can be easily removed.


For all enquires and further info please contact David Rowe on 01737 906 666 or email


External dims: width 2.6m, length(inc cab) 12.3m, height 4.1m

Top deck car loading dims: width 2.16m (opens up to 2.4m), loading length 9.4m, height 1.47m (opens up further inside).