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TX 1 Fairthorpe TX 1
 
Style Original design 2 seat open top sportscar
Made by Fairthorpe
Produced 1965 to 1966
   
Although offered for sale the TX 1 was pretty much a prototype for what was to become the TX GT. The price at the time was 1,175 before purchase tax.

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History of the Rochdale Marque

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Rochdale Olympic was a glass fibre monocoque British sports car made by Rochdale Motor Panels and Engineering in Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England between 1957 and 1973. The company was originally founded in 1948 by Frank Butterworth and Harry Smith in an old mill building in Hudson Street, Rochdale where as well as general motor repairs they made some alloy bodies for Austin 7s and other cars. In 1952 they turned to glass fibre and produced a body shell for the owner to fit to a chassis of his choice. The next bodyshell, the GT

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