Other Cars (British & British-Inspired)

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88v8
Ivor Duarte
Gloucestershire UK
(607 posts)

Registered:
02/11/2010 04:29AM

Main British Car:
1974 Land Rover Lightweight V8

Shadow turbo
Posted by: 88v8
Date: January 04, 2018 06:15PM

For those who haven't seen the most commented car on BAT[bringatrailer.com]
where it's for sale without reserve.

Quite mad, really.

Ivor


40indianss
don foote

(37 posts)

Registered:
08/01/2013 04:35PM

Main British Car:


Re: Shadow turbo
Posted by: 40indianss
Date: January 04, 2018 09:24PM

An unfortunate example of poor planning and worse execution. The concept had potential


BlownMGB-V8
Jim Blackwood
9406 Gunpowder Rd., Florence, KY 41042
(5648 posts)

Registered:
10/23/2007 12:59PM

Main British Car:
1971 MGB Blown,Injected,Intercooled Buick 340/AA80E/JagIRS

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Re: Shadow turbo
Posted by: BlownMGB-V8
Date: January 05, 2018 10:41AM

I believe it was all intentional.

Which rather says a lot about the builder's state of mind. But I'll not judge, it isn't my car. Don't usually see that kind of thing based on a top end vehicle though.

Jim


waterbucket
Philip Waterman
England
(67 posts)

Registered:
07/30/2011 01:08PM

Main British Car:
1978 MGB GT

Re: Shadow turbo
Posted by: waterbucket
Date: January 16, 2018 07:41AM

This is a totally different Rolls and built for a different purpose. The World Cup Rally was held in 1970 and a man called Bill Bengry entered a Rolls Royce Silver Shadow. Perhaps the above car was inspired by Bill's earlier project, here is a photo;

[www.google.co.uk]:
and here an article;
[www.motorsportmagazine.com]


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