Lovely bird, one of Lee Renaud's all-time great. They won F3B world championship with Aquila in the mid 70s.
Ginger Lacey and his model plane
James Harry Lacey, was one of the top scoring Royal Air Force fighter pilots of the Second World War and the second highest scoring RAF fighter pilot of the Battle of Britain. He was also into model planes, big time
Oh yes, I did it, bought a BJ!
We are talking Toyota BJ40. If you were thinking something else you are a pervert.
Anyway, it's not that I need another one to save but the opportunity was just too tempting to pass, Yea yea, aren't they all?
They took the ol'Jeep and made a duplicate.
Here's a question: Imagine yourselves deep in Amazonian jungle or African savanna with closest people hundreds of miles away. Would you rather be in a British made Land Rover with Lucas electrics or Toyota BJ40 with an indestructible Diesel engine? Just
A significant part of the car's exterior consists of the bonnet. It's hardly a surprise that it's also a mammoth task to restore one.
-Unless you have money burning holes in your pocket as new items are available for the cheque-book-restorer. My equity comes in the form of sweat though
W116 SEC would have made a nice option, but then again there was the SLC.
Cobra before Cobra
I'd say some people live a more vivid life than the rest of us. Take John Fitch who shot down a Messerschmitt 262 with his P-51 Mustang while fighting WW2 in Europe, invented the Fitch Barrier system the sand-filled barrels to absorb the kinetic energy of run-away vehicles.
They were basically rebuild BMW 328, initially named BMW-Veritas. Later shortened simply Veritas after BMW giving a legal notice.
Alex Cunningham Commodore Special
A.Cunningham Opel Commodore Special was a one-off special for Alex, then general manager of Adam Opel AG and later a candidate for presidency. Flash body modifications were in-house job while the performance bits came from Irmscher-Tuning
The rumor has it the worlds most expensive company car 300SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé has been sold for €130 Million in a secret enclosed auction held at the Mercedes museum. This is one of two such cars and the only owned by a private individual.