Last week my cousin had the privilege of riding in an Austin 7 race-car and he sent me a couple of photos. Said he, “felt like Mr Toad in Toad Hall“, a reference to our childhood favourite book The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame.
For anyone familiar with Mr Toad and his fascination with fast motor cars you will see what my cousin is banging on about it. It’s a little beauty isn’t it? No doubt someone out there in blogosphere will recognise its year of manufacture.
FOOTNOTE 18 MAY 2017, courtesy of my cousin:
“Austin 7’s were made from 1922 to 1939, this one is a 1929 model but is not the original body shape. It is a replica super sports on a Austin 7 chassis and motor which was originally a “chummy” body.”