Whatsthisthen?.the impossible one

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Re: Whatsthisthen?..Going back to your Root(e)s

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 03 Jul 2019, 14:58

here is our whatsthisthen from the front
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The name along the side is Imperial. It was the Super/Super Snipe and built to rival BMC's Rolls-Royce engined Vanden Plas Princess 4-litre R
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Humber_Super_Snipe

Intended to match BMC's Rolls-Royce engined Vanden Plas Princess 4-litre R the Imperial shared the basic specification and performance of the Super Snipe with the addition of a vinyl roof, fully reclining front seats, automatic transmission and hydrosteer power steering as standard. However, a manual 3-speed transmission could be ordered. The car also featured electrically adjustable rear shock absorber settings, a separately controlled rear passenger heater and optional West-of-England cloth-trimmed seats as well as many smaller amenities such as individual reading lamps.
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Whatsthisthen?..One for streetlife in the highlands perhaps

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 03 Jul 2019, 21:43

Cryptic clue and a picture...Its the green one in the background I am after. Foreground is a Talbot Matra Murena.
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Whatsthegreenoneinthebackground?
If you want to know a little more about the frenchy in the foreground there are some nice pics here
https://petrolblog.com/2015/06/talbot-m ... ports-car/

Including this one of its rather gorgeous predecessor
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Re: Whatsthisthen?..one for streetlife in the highlands perhaps

Post by bobins » 03 Jul 2019, 22:10

The green thing looks very much like a Clan Crusader - and I haven't seen one of those in the flesh in a very lonnnnnng time :shock:

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Re: Whatsthisthen?..one for streetlife in the highlands perhaps

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 03 Jul 2019, 22:15

bobins wrote:
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The green thing looks very much like a Clan Crusader - and I haven't seen one of those in the flesh in a very lonnnnnng time :shock:


Of course you are spot-on Bobins. Originally built in Myglaren Country. Unusual Colour.

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Re: Whatsthisthen?..post one up!

Post by bobins » 21 Jul 2019, 13:12

I went to the classic car show at the Amberley museum today http://www.amberleymuseum.co.uk/2019-events

Lots of pleasant cars to see - I'll post some up in other threads, but first up, what's this then ? :)
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Post by bobins » 21 Jul 2019, 13:28

Another one from Amberley.
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Re: Whatsthisthen?..post one up!

Post by white exec » 21 Jul 2019, 17:44

P6 Estate in yellow?

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Post by bobins » 21 Jul 2019, 18:00

Congratulatory tube of Smarties to Chris :-D
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Re: Whatsthisthen?..post one up!

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 21 Jul 2019, 19:31

Well, the white one. Bit of a sporty job but all I have to offer right now is...Thought Lancia when I first looked at it.

but not really the right grille for a Delta so

Wonder if it is japanese........they do/did have quite a fascination with wing mirrors.

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Post by bobins » 21 Jul 2019, 19:38

'tis Japanese, a step in the right direction \:D/

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Post by NewcastleFalcon » 21 Jul 2019, 21:47

Well doesnt look entirely right but might as well eliminate a Toyota Celicia GT Mark 1, at least that had the twin headlights.

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Post by bobins » 21 Jul 2019, 21:56

NewcastleFalcon wrote:
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Well doesnt look entirely right but might as well eliminate a Toyota Celicia GT Mark 1, at least that had the twin headlights.

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'fraid not - wrong manufacturer :(

A little more of a clue.
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Post by NewcastleFalcon » 21 Jul 2019, 22:05

Nissan Skyline?

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Re: Whatsthisthen?..post one up!

Post by bobins » 21 Jul 2019, 22:13

Close. So very very close. Not a Nissan, but a ...... :)

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Re: Whatsthisthen?..post one up!

Post by Paul-R » 21 Jul 2019, 22:24

Datsun?