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Car of the Year 2008 Complete Kit Car

Car of the Year 2008 Complete Kit Car

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qdos

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825 posts

135 months

Friday 19th December 2008
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From the cover of the latest Complete Kit Car magazine it looks like the MEV Rocket's got pole position.



I guess Stuart's busy read reading the article as he's not posted anything in here so I've actually beat him to it !! woohoo

Great examples of what the British Car industry can produce

Norbury90

6,479 posts

131 months

Friday 19th December 2008
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My vote would go to the the Murtaya...

stig mills

1,187 posts

131 months

Saturday 20th December 2008
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Dont judge a book by the cover!

Gnits

809 posts

126 months

Saturday 20th December 2008
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Spoiler below for those who do not want to know just yet - look over there...kittens!!!!!!











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I believe the Murtaya was voted as the CKC Car of the Year 2008. Will of course be trying to find somewhere in Hampshire that sells CKC to read the full article but my sources are never wrong!

Edited by Gnits on Saturday 20th December 20:42

Gnits

809 posts

126 months

Tuesday 23rd December 2008
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OK I found somewhere to buy it! For those of you in the area - I believe there is another prospective Murtaya owner in Basing-grad out there somewhere the newspaper shop near Tesco in Chineham stocks Complete Kit Car.
I now have a collection of Murtaya articles from various mags (most courtesy of Neil at Adrenaline!) I have yet to read anything less than a rave review which is extremely encouraging to say the least.
Roll on next years Murtaya convey to Europe!!
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Vindi_andy

229 posts

148 months

Tuesday 23rd December 2008
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Same here gnits all I ever hear about the Murtaya is good stuff. Think next years holiday we'll have to go back to cornwall and see neil and the crew.smile

That aside i am waiting for the day the kids are old enough so the wife will let me have a 2 seater and saving for that day cos when that day comes Ill be signing the order with neil.biggrin


Jon Ison

1,290 posts

158 months

Tuesday 23rd December 2008
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stig mills said:
Dont judge a book by the cover!
Top quote, +1.

Are not cover stories directly proportional to advertising space taken ratio ?

Ferg

15,242 posts

182 months

Tuesday 23rd December 2008
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Vindi_andy said:
Same here gnits all I ever hear about the Murtaya is good stuff.
Apart from the price. scratchchin

AdamW

767 posts

165 months

Tuesday 23rd December 2008
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Jon Ison said:
stig mills said:
Dont judge a book by the cover!
Top quote, +1.

Are not cover stories directly proportional to advertising space taken ratio ?
Nope. They're chosen on the basis of what we think will sell more copies. If you were to analyse CKC's covers since it started in 2007, you'll find no correlation between covers and advertising whatsoever.

And as MEV has been prominent on two covers in a row, I'm sure Stuart would back me up on that one hehe

stig mills

1,187 posts

131 months

Tuesday 23rd December 2008
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Must admit I haven't exactly got CKC's advert salesman on speed dial! Must be a great place to advertise though because we get loads of enquiries following a feature, even when we only come second in a comp!
Our Sonic passed SVA today, a "Sonic7 road test" feature opportunity perhaps.

ajprice

14,243 posts

121 months

Tuesday 23rd December 2008
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Sonic7 for CotY 2009?

Off Topic: There is the 'Zonta' Smart engined version of the Rocket, will there be a Smart based Sonic7? smile

stig mills

1,187 posts

131 months

Tuesday 23rd December 2008
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Now theres an idea!

Gnits

809 posts

126 months

Wednesday 24th December 2008
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I am not so sure a second in this kind of assessment can really be classed as an 'only'. I think all three deserve a big Xmassy thumbs up.
Congrats to all involved!



...I'm still having a Murtaya though!

Melch

228 posts

159 months

Wednesday 24th December 2008
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For me the Rocket wins hands down of that three every time. The Murtaya is a fantastic car, but not for kit car money. The Fulcrum is a fantastic car, but why not buy Striker instead? The Rocket sums up what got me excited about kit cars in the first place. Power to the Mills elbow!

p1doc

2,443 posts

109 months

Friday 9th January 2009
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Gnits said:
OK I found somewhere to buy it! For those of you in the area - I believe there is another prospective Murtaya owner in Basing-grad out there somewhere the newspaper shop near Tesco in Chineham stocks Complete Kit Car.
I now have a collection of Murtaya articles from various mags (most courtesy of Neil at Adrenaline!) I have yet to read anything less than a rave review which is extremely encouraging to say the least.
Roll on next years Murtaya convey to Europe!!
complete kit car produce either a mag containing all the articles or a cd rom with pdf files-something to drool over while you and i wait-april delivery for me you?
martin

p1doc

2,443 posts

109 months

Friday 9th January 2009
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stig mills said:
Dont judge a book by the cover!
i did think it was bizarre putting winner at the back??!!
martin

AdamW

767 posts

165 months

Friday 9th January 2009
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The photos were taken on day one, the driving was done on day two - so we didn't even know the winner when the cover shot was taken. The Murtaya was at the back because it had been on the front only two months previously, so it would have looked too much like November issue's cover to have it in the foreground...