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1800 Marcos Cars 1800
 
Style Original design Grand Tourer
Made by Marcos Cars
Produced 1964 - 1969
   
The Marcos 1800 was the start of the familiar Marcos shape that we know today, still being made, albeit in sporadic bursts through the years, the 1800 shape can be seen in the latest Marcos creations. For a smidge under £2000 (considered quite expensive) you got a very unique and futuristic car for 1964.

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Coventry Climax history

Coventry Climax was a British fork-lift truck, fire pump, and specialty engine manufacturer. History The company was started in 1903 as Coventry-Simplex by H. Pelham Lee, a former Daimler employee, who saw a need for competition in the nascent piston engine market. An early use of Coventry-Simplex engines was to power the tractors that were to be used in the Shackleton trans-antarctic expedition in 1914. In 1917 the company was reformed as Coventry Climax but they continued to supply Coventry-Simplex engines throughout the 1920s to mainly light-car companies such as Abbey, Ashton-Evans

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