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by AH1951 » Sat Jul 21, 2018 7:02 pm

Without Googling, from memory, it's the Rover 75 x 2, with the push-me, pull-you option.
Rover 150?
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by David Devine » Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:57 pm

Quiet correct and it is written on the side of the car. I just thought it was a great name.

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by AH1951 » Sun Jul 22, 2018 12:03 am

Oh!
I had not zoomed in to read that on my tiny cellphone screen.
But I have Googled it now.
Road-legal.
Looks beautifully done.
An interesting article about it online.
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by Jens » Sun Aug 19, 2018 7:12 am

What is this? Special bodied Facel (my guess)? Or Alvis? Or ...?
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C-V8 Mk III 112/2432
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by Keith » Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:52 am

I believe it's a Bentley Mk VI, with a special coupe body by Facel.
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by Per » Sun Aug 19, 2018 2:39 pm

Specifically the Bentley Cresta II, the second Facel Metalon bodied Bentley. The Crestas were the brainchild of Jean Daninos. Bentley eventually refused to supply him with chassis and launched the Continental. Daninos went on to make the Vega using his contacts from WWII to secure engines from the US.
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by Jens » Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:43 pm

Any idea? 8)
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by RAP72 » Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:36 pm

my first thought was a Piper but never seen one with a scoop like that on the side http://www.thepiperclub.org.uk
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by kees » Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:05 pm

Bricklin?
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by felixkk » Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:38 pm

Not a Hai. When I googled Hai I found out what the car was though. But that would be cheating.
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by Jens » Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:19 pm

Not a Piper, not a Bricklin, deffo not a Hai - but British.

A one off.
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by Pymmie » Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:40 pm

Jens wrote:Not a Piper, not a Bricklin, deffo not a Hai - but British.

A one off.


Possibly Welsh ?

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by felixkk » Tue Aug 21, 2018 5:56 pm

Just did some superficial reading on the designer. Seems like the Hai and this car are related, and also the Alpine 310.
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by kees » Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:05 pm

Not British, probably French or German, Bitter?
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by felixkk » Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:25 pm

kees wrote:Not British, probably French or German, Bitter?

Welsh is British, is it not?
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