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by GregMVF4 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 4:06 pm

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by ajc9415 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:04 pm

What a shame to see such a rare car in that condition.
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by Grant » Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:18 pm

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by johnw » Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:14 pm

Interesting that the right hand front wing has an unusually shaped vent, very sharp edges. The left hand front quadrant of the car is apparently not welded on and has a different shaped hole in the wing for the side vent.
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by Pymmie » Sun Oct 13, 2019 9:27 pm

Looks like a replacement bonnet & passenger door.

Seriously deep pockets to get the car back on the road ..

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by DPP » Sun Oct 13, 2019 10:24 pm

Love the steering wheel, although not sure its original.
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by RAP72 » Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:22 am

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by VFK44 » Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:50 pm

There is also a seriously rare car behind the Interceptor - a Winchester London taxi cab. These were made in tiny numbers in the sixties (even rarer than the Beardmore cab, I believe) and had a fibreglass body, and were licenced for use as Hackney Carriages. The eccentric rear lights (Ford Corsair??) may even be original as it had mostly Ford running gear - Kent 1600cc engine - although originally it just had small separate Lucas lenses.

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I remember seeing one parked in London in the late sixties.

DPP wrote:Love the steering wheel, although not sure its original.

Not fitted by Jensen. Wooden work. :roll:
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