Sunday, 16 December 2012

GALPOT Weekly #61

Welcome to GALPOT Weekly #61 a review of the last seven posts at "Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres". Morris Marina Estate, Avenue Drivers Club, Queen Square, Bristol The week started in festive spirit with my seventh visit this year to the Avenue Drivers Club meeting at Queen Square in Bristol, where mince pies were substituted for the usual croissant. Among the vehicular attractions was this seasonal Morris Marina Estate. MG TF XPower 500, Silverstone Auctions, Race Retro, Stoneleigh The 2001 MG TF XPower 500, featured on Tuesday, was likened by one journalist as a rocket powered unicycle. Yugo 45A, Qwara, Malta Wednesdays featured car was the Zastava Type 102 known in some markets as the Yugo 45, which was based on FIAT 127 running gear. Ford Mustang, Summer Classics, Easter Compton The face lifted fourth generation 1999 Ford Mustang above with "new edge" styling was the subject of Thursdays post. Ferrari 365 California, Danville Concours d'Elegance Ferrari Friday featured one of 14 Ferrari 365 California Spyder's built between 1966 and 1967. Lotus Turbo Esprit, Silverstone Classic Yesterdays featured car was the 210hp Lotus Esprit Turbo, launched in 1980 which featured a new back bone chassis designed to carry a new V8 that did not see the light of day until 1996. Rolls-Royce Boattail Speedster, Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance Today's post features one of a pair of Rolls Royce Boattail Speedsters built by "Retro Designer" Gary L Wales, the chassis for this car was found as a termite demolished derelict in Puerto Rico in the mid 1980's. I hope you have enjoyed catching up with the last seven posts on "Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres" using the links provided and that you will join me during the week ahead. Don't forget to come back now !