Spotted In The Scrapyard.

Discussion in 'Other Marques Gallery' started by Scott_F, Dec 4, 2012.

  1. OP

    Scott_F Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    Mar 12, 2010
    This is the last one.

    In the centre is a Standard Vanguard which is on a 1964 "B" plate yet production had finished the year before. They were apparently popular cars with the MOD, particularly the RAF, so this one may have done a few years with the Colours before being de-mobbed and acquiring a registration plate for that year.


    To the right is a very rusty Triumph 2000 Mark 1 and behind that sits another 105E Anglia.

    The Mark 1 Cortina on the left has a dent in the roof that houses a puddle and the front wing is rotten and hanging off. However, despite probably being a base model, it would be much sought after today as it's the two-door version and would be snapped up for conversion into a GT or fake Lotus.
    Last edited: Nov 19, 2019
  2. Teego

    Teego Hardcore MB Enthusiast

    Feb 2, 2018
    CLS55 AMG
    I suspect the Vanguard was popular with the MOD because they fetched a huge discount when bought in bulk. They were dreadful cars and totally outclassed by the new wave from 1959 on.

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