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by Dion » Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:28 am

With a Jet engine. From a time when the British were in the forefront of automotive design/inventions.
Rover clearly saw a future in this, they designed the engine room of the new P6 to carry a jet engine.
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by felixkk » Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:56 am

Yes- a gas turbine engine, 1952.
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by Barrie » Mon Nov 05, 2018 5:23 pm

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This is quite fun!
It's a repro from a cut-up P4 Auntie Rover currently owned by Jools Holland and fitted with a Jaguar engine.
I can imagine him driving and having his passeger whistle very loudly to emulate the missing gas turbine engine.
All very 'Dan Dare' (if you're of a certain age)
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by David Devine » Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:45 pm

No cheating

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by kees » Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:12 pm

Either Italian or French with Fiat 850 or Simca 1000 rear light clusters.
I would go for a Fiat derivate.
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by Barrie » Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:21 pm

It Looks like an MGB steering wheel.
So a little ferreting in t'internet (is that cheating?) leads me to suggest it's an experimental MGB, possibly like this:
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by Dion » Tue Jan 01, 2019 4:24 pm

I guessed the Belgian MGB as well seeing the B dash
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by Joerg » Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:16 pm

Counen made a dozend or so coupes on a MGB Roadster chassis - a year or two later the MGB GT was introduced.
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by David Devine » Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:54 pm

Never seen one before and then two of them at Brooklands today

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by David Devine » Tue Jan 01, 2019 6:57 pm

Ok your all very good how about this one

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by Joerg » Tue Jan 01, 2019 9:20 pm

Le monstre - a Cunningham Special based on the same chassis as the car behind. Was the first attempt of Briggs Cunningham to win Le Mans.
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by David Devine » Wed Jan 02, 2019 12:27 pm

Your to good according to the reg number based on a 1950 Cadillac

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by RockyUSA » Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:06 am

From a buddy of mine who is a big Briggs Cunningham fan -

It took some guts to stake your reputation on that thing. Briggs (then living in CT) had connections with some Grumman Aircraft people in Bethpage, NY (Long Island). The Grumman guys did the design work on this – including wind tunnel testing. In the LeMans race, the stock 1950 Cadillac finished 10th and LeMonstre finished 11th.


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by colin7673 » Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:54 am

Please only non Australians for this one
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by felixkk » Sun May 19, 2019 2:11 pm

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