Sunday, 12 August 2012

GALPOT Weekly #43

Welcome to the review of the last seven "Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres" posts.

TATA Loadbeta TDI

The week started with a look at a TATA Loadbeta TDI imported from India.

MG F-type Magna, Silverstone Auctions, Race Retro

Tuesday's regular MG feature looked at an MG F-Type Magna which is powered by a six cylinder version of the 4 cylinder Wolseley Hornet motor that has dummy side panels to hide it's origins.

Lancia Fulvia Sport 1.3, Simply Italian, Beaulieu,

Lancia's Fulvia Sport 1.3 Zagato narrow angle V4 powered brightened up the week on Continental Curiosity Wednesday.

Chevrolet Stingray Corvette, Goodwood Revival

Americana Thursdays post featured this Chevrolet Corvette Stingray C3, the first US vehicle to feature a split roof Targa Top first patented by Gordon Buehrig in 1951.

Ferrari 512M, Siverstone Classic

Ferrari Friday's post looked at this Ferrari 512M replica and noted "Big" John's little remembered return to the Ferrari fold in a similar Ferrari 512S.

Lotus 51A, Prescott

Yesterday's Lotus blog featured Bryony Serrells Formula Ford Lotus 51A, little different from the Lotus 51 apart from some brackets to mount an oil tank for drysumped motors which some of the later 51A's did not use.

Quantum Coupé, Castle Combe

Today's post features a rare, one of only 17 built, QSC Quantum Coupé a GRP shell which uses a Ford Fiesta (Mk 1) donor car for it's running gear.

Thanks for joining me on this GALPOT Weekly #43 edition of "Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres" I hope you have enjoyed catching up with last weeks blogs using the links provided and that you will join me in the week ahead. Don't forget to come back now !