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 3.8 Mk.II Old English White
 Saloon Red
 Left Hand Drive 
  23 August 1963
  Aix en Provence
 1963 Old English White
 2011 Red
 Exc. Original 




Record Creation: Entered on 13 April 2011.


Heritage Notes

Body prepared by Coombs; engine prepared by H. Weslake; and then factory assembled for road races and rallies.

First owner: Francis Tomas, well known french rally racer of the 60s.


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2011-04-13 12:20:36 | Lofty writes:

Tour de France type (alike Bernard Consten's one).

Special equipement including:
- Mk2 buckets
- Nardi steering wheel
- Speed Pilot
- triple gas tank with 2 fast Le Mans gas tank cap
- hood straps
- shorter front bumper (to allow wider racing tires)
- HD8 carbs
- special exhaust line and pipes
- body and springs reinforcements
- front brakes air vents

May be the only LHD factory racer still around.

Period picture, here with #77, in second row, just behind Consten's #75:

Moderne picture:

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