Sunday, 3 February 2013

GALPOT Weekly #05/13

Welcome to GALPOT Weekly #05/13 a review of the last seven posts at "Gettin a li'l psycho on tyres". Elva Mk III, The Classic Motor Show, NEC, Birmingham The week started with a look at a recently rebodied Elva Mk III that is usually on view at the Bexhill Museum. MG PA, TJK Repairs, Purfleet, Essex On Tuesday I returned to Len Miller's MG PA that first featured at GALPOT several months ago, the car is seen above on the premises of TLK Repairs, Purfleet, Essex after the great storm in October 1987. Mercedes Benz CL500 Auto, Avenue Drivers Club, Queen Square, Bristol January's Avenue Drivers Club meeting was the subject of Wednesday's blog, where the Mercedes CL 500 once owned by R2-D2 and later by Darth Vader was on display. Hupmobile Eight Tourer, Brooklands Double 12 Americana Thursday's blog featured this 1926 Hupmobile Eight Tourer powered by an eight cylinder L-head motor and fitted with double tilt beam headlights. Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione, Hall & Hall, Bourne A 1960 Ferrari 250 GT SWB Berlinetta Competizione was the subject of Ferrari Friday's blog, one with a competition history spanning the 1960 Tour de France to the 1964 Dakar 6 Hours. Lotus Ford 91, British Grand Prix, Brands Hatch Yesterday's post was about the Lotus Ford T 91 of the type that would be the last Lotus that Colin Chapman saw score a Grand Prix victory. Paramount Sports, Summer Classics, Easter Compton Today's blog is about a vehicle built by the almost forgotten make Paramount who used an aluminium over ash construction technique that is still found on Morgan cars. Thanks for joining me on this "GALPOT Weekly #05/13" edition of "Gettin' a li'l psycho on tyres" I hope you have enjoyed catching up with the last seven posts using the linked text, and that you will join me daily during the week ahead. Don't forget to come back now !