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Old 30th August 2006, 22:49   #421
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Two more to add to the kitty, starting with this one:

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And this, ID107:

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ID107 is a Lotus 26, aka Lotus Elan (the first generation).

Built from 1962-1971, it was Lotus Engineering's mass-production street sports car. A small light spyder, it used Lotus's trademark fibre-glass panels bolted on a steel backbone.
It became the design inspiration for the 1990 Mazda MX-5

(the coupe version of the 1990 Mazda Miata aka 1990 Mazda Eunos).

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What's this car? Identifying this should be a piece of cake.
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ID 108 is one of the early Honda/Toyota Saloon's isn't it??

Let me dig up some info on this one.
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ID:108 is a 1962 Mazda P600 Carol.

The Mazda Carol appeared in October 1962 with a transversely mounted 586 cc four-cylinder OHV engine at the rear. The little engine put out 28 bhp. and drove the rear axle.

The car was only 10 ft. 6 in. long and 4 ft. 4 in. wide.

Back in 1962, this little baby had independent front and rear suspension with rubber torsion springs.

The Japanese domestic model was called the Mazda Carol. And the export model was called the Mazda P600.

Talking of model longevity, Mazda has produced the tiny Carol car from 1961 to the present.

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[quote=aniguchisan]Two more to add to the kitty, starting with this one:

ID106:

Is it a Kitted Lotus Espirit ?

I hope it was a production car.

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Two more to add to the kitty, starting with this one:

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Is it a Kitted Lotus Espirit ?

I hope it was a production car.

cheers
Nope...not an Espirit. It's a performance version of a production car.
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What's this delightful convertible? .
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ID 109 Sunbeam.... cant say if its the Tiger or the regular. The Tiger had a different grille tough. So its a Sunbeam
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ID 109: Definetely the Sunbeam... although it seems a little modified in terms of the front grill and the rear side panels where the door meets the car. I'll go with the Sunbeam Alpine, although it might be a special edition Sunbeam since its got a front quite similar to the original Sunbeam Imp.
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ID 109: Its a Renault. ill take my sumbeam answer back guys!!
well the more i see it the more it reminds me of the renault sports convertible....Ill lay my cards on the renault and not the sumbeam as the sumbeam didnt have such distinct scoop on the door and rear panel, also there is a missing grille without which the sumbeam in question was never manufactured. Ill add one more thing to it , this renaults a rear engined car.
So there!! RENAULT it is.
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Good judgement, V-16!

ID109: is indeed the rear-engine, rear-wheel-drive Renault Caravelle.



This car debuted in the 1958 Paris Auto Salon. Until 1962 it was known as the Renault Floride.

The Floride was a sporty looking economy car with an engine between the Maruti 800 and Premier Padmini in size.

Just as Volkswagen's Karmann-Ghia sporty looking economy car was based on the Volkswagen Beetle, so too, was the Renault Floride (later named Caravelle) based on the sluggish Renault Dauphine sedan.

At a dinner party held by the governor of Florida, two Renault executives suggested that Renault should develop competition to Volkswagen's Karmann-Ghia coupes and convertibles.

Pietro Frua, head design consultant to Carrozzeria Ghia, designed this small convertible, using the floorpan and engine of the Renault Dauphine sedan.

Frua's Renault Floride experienced such well-deserved commercial success, that the company, Carrozzeria Ghia and Frua fought a court battle, over who owned the car's design intellectual property. While most car magazines yielded the nod to Frua, the courts decided in favor of Ghia. A disgusted Frua left Ghia to restart his own design studio and went on to design the sexy Maserati Mistral and other great cars.

American buyers in states other than Florida objected to having a car named after another state, so Renault renamed it as Caravelle in 1962.

Offtopic: The worldís three original Jetliners in the fifties, were the British deHavilland Comet, the American Boeing-707, and the French Sud Aviation Caravelle. Indian Airlines flew Caravelles. They had triangular windows and two very loud RR bypass turbojets engines mounted on the rear fuselage -- the Vickers VC-10 had four. When they took off full-throttle at Santacruz airport, my Chembur flatís windows would rattle & buzz.

Three body variations were offered: A hardtop car (with removeable hardtop (not unlike our early Heralds)), a convertible (with mountable hardtop) and a true soft-top convertible.

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What's this large car?
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ID 110:
Think its an east european car...Volga or Dacia?????
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