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SprintSpeciale

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432 posts

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Sorry neutral 3, only just spotted your post. I had never heard of The Champions. Just looked it up on the net and now I am dying to find out more. Saw the SS. The leading lady looked better!

Astacus

1,794 posts

128 months

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neutral 3 said:


You are probably aware that a White one was used in the 60s tv series The Champions starring the lovely Alexandra Bastedo.
Who now runs an animal sanctuary in Sussex. I drive past it regularly

SprintSpeciale

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432 posts

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It's finished!










GTRene

10,127 posts

118 months

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wow...looks very sweet, well done.

williamp

13,026 posts

167 months

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wonderful news. Very well done. I dont need to ask you if it was worth it. Now, how long will it take you to run-in and really start using that engine??
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dbdb

2,473 posts

67 months

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Superb.

VinceFox

19,743 posts

66 months

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bloody hell. 10/10

RDMcG

9,404 posts

101 months

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Stunning - a very impressive restoration. Congratulations.

XJ13

324 posts

63 months

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Utterly beautiful - congratulations.

bruciebonuz

199 posts

109 months

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Achingly beautiful. Hope to see it out and about. Brooklands on the 14th October perhaps?

_Leg_

1,254 posts

105 months

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Stunning. Gimme.

mph

1,632 posts

176 months

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Not exactly a restoration, but same principles apply.
















LordBretSinclair

3,068 posts

71 months

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These two last sets of photos show just how achingly beautiful cars can be. To me, pure automotive art and worthy of praise equal to other forms of artistic endeavour cloud9

VinceFox

19,743 posts

66 months

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Also, no doubt both were quite expensive to do. Just shows some people with money actually DO have taste.

GTRene

10,127 posts

118 months

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some real craftsman work in that alu lightweight car.

SprintSpeciale

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432 posts

39 months

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Thanks for all the kind words. Running in is 1000 miles, but it sat on the M25 at a steady 70 yesterday no problem so I can definitely go places! The real surprise is how small the car is inside. It fits me like a glove, but I am on the small side and anyone who is 5' 10" or above would struggle for sure.

It will definitely be at Goodwood soon, but not sure about 14th.

SprintSpeciale

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432 posts

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Just realised you said Brooklands on 14th. Is it Breakfast Club equivalent?

cc8s

3,891 posts

97 months

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Superb work on the SS! Luke Gilbertson, a rather good photographer, saw another in London recently


What is the Jaguar Special's full name? It is stunning!

mph

1,632 posts

176 months

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cc8s said:
What is the Jaguar Special's full name? It is stunning!
The MPH Jaguar. Here's the bonnet badge to prove it wink


cc8s

3,891 posts

97 months

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I can't find many pictures, please could you make a thread and fill it will snaps and pro shots? nerd
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