Have You Seen Any Interesting Cars On The Road Lately?

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Waiting for a boat to take us across the Sea of Galilee on Sunday, I spotted this in the car park. The owners were just returning to it but were more than happy for me to take a photo, as they have just finished restoring this 50-year old beauty. merc smaller.jpg
 

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I had this in recently to prep for a tour for the very nice owner



He'd had trouble with it overheating in traffic. I was confident I had cured it, but he insisted I gave it a proper road test to make sure. Picked my wife up and gave a test in busy Brighton rush hour traffic. The overheating was cured, but my God I couldn't live with one - people run into the road to film it with their phones!



A little non-standard in the engine room. Some choice tweaks result in 450bhp. About 50% more than when it was new.

 

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Hi Jobsworth, the De Tomaso Pantera is my favourite car of all time. you have just made my year and it's only March.:thumb::banana::).
 

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I had this in recently to prep for a tour for the very nice owner



He'd had trouble with it overheating in traffic. I was confident I had cured it, but he insisted I gave it a proper road test to make sure. Picked my wife up and gave a test in busy Brighton rush hour traffic. The overheating was cured, but my God I couldn't live with one - people run into the road to film it with their phones!



A little non-standard in the engine room. Some choice tweaks result in 450bhp. About 50% more than when it was new.

Very desirable motor car - and understated too.
There's engraving on those cylinder heads - any idea what it says?
 

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Big Big Ta, I remember seeing one regular outside school in the early seventies, in my late 50s now and the memory has stuck with me ever since. :):thumb:.
 

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One more. The view most people will see ;)



That's lovely.

Does it sport those tyres to be in keeping with the era of the car?
They look unlike anything I've noticed for a long time.
 

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That's lovely.

Does it sport those tyres to be in keeping with the era of the car?
They look unlike anything I've noticed for a long time.
Avon Turbospeeds if memory serves. They are still made for these old style Italian supercars, but they are a few quid. The sizes (that I certainly cannot remember) are not common, and you'll struggle to find anything else. I love the stance with the big rear tyres. It looks like a Hotwheels toy!
 

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Test for the experts ;) can you name the manufacturer of those original wheels?
 

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Amazing looking, beautiful car, I bet it sounds glorious :)
 

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Not on the road but there’s a load of lovely cars in the local garage at Samdbanks.







 

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