Riley ELF MK II 1963 (0515)

Riley ELF MK II 1963 (0515)

Manufacturer: Riley Motors Limited / British Motor Corporation Limited (BMC), Longbridge – UK
Type: ELF MK II
Engine: 998cc straight-4 (by Cooper)
Power: 41 bhp / 5.250 rpm
Speed: 122 km/h
Production time: 1962 – 1966
Production outlet: 17,816
Curb weight: 670 kg

Special:
– It’s a variant of the original Mini, designated by Leonard Lord as project ADO15 (Amalgamated Drawing Office project number 15).
– The Riley ELF, as well as the Wolseley Hornet stablemate, were simultaneously introduced in 1961.
– Built as more luxurious versions of the Mini (a higher quality of interior trim and more external chrome), both the ELF and the Hornet had longer, slightly finned rear wings, distinctive fronts and larger boots that gave the cars a more traditional three-box design.
– The interior has a full-width wood veneer dashboard.
– It has a four-speed manual gearbox (floor lever), frontwheel drive, one SU carburettor and drum brakes (twin leading brake shoes on front).
– In May 1965 an Automatic transmission was introduced.
– The ELF and Hornet were the first "Mini’s" to feature roll-up windows (1966), face-level ventilation, remote gearchange linkage and deleted external door hinges (1966).
– As in early pre-war models, the ELF was the sporty version.
– The noticeable difference between the Elf and the Hornet is the front grille.
The Hornet has a badge at the top on the grille, which is illuminated with the lights. The Elf does not have this illuminated badge.
– Sir Alec Issigonis, the designer of the original Mini, was "not amused". He thought it was terrible.
– There were three series between 1961 and 1969:
* MK I: 1961-1962 / 848cc / 3,522 ELFs / 3,166 Hornets
* MK II: 1962-1966 / 998cc / 17,816 ELFs / 16,785 Hornets
* MK III: 1966-1969 / 998cc / 9,574 ELFs / 8,504 Hornets
* 30,912 ELFs in total
* 28,455 Hornets in total

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Ford Tudor Convertible Coupé 1951 (backside)

Ford Tudor Convertible Coupé 1951 (backside)

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan – U.S.A.
Type: Tudor Convertible Coupé
Engine: 3528cc straight-6
Power: 101 bhp / 3.500 rpm
Speed: 140 km/h
Production time: 1951
Production outlet: 40,934
Curb weight: 1430kg

Special:
– It was designed by George Walter, commonly known as the "Cellini of Chrome".
– These convertibles featured the top trim level for Ford, including chrome window trim, chrome horn ring, two sun visors, armrests on all doors and chrome strips along the lower half of the body.
– Needless to say, there was chrome at nearly every available location ☺☺!
– They have a special steering wheel and full wheel covers.
– The ’51 model became two smaller spinners on the horizontal bar of the grill i.s.o. a single large spinner and the instrument panel was completely redesigned (all instruments grouped in front of the driver).
– The three-speed manual transmission (standard) could be supplied with a "Touch-O-Matic" (an automatic overdrive), which saved a lot of fuel, while a two-speed Ford-O-Matic transmission was optional.
– In the former car magazines it was called "one of the most well-proportioned cars ever to come off the Dearborn assembly lines".

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Borgward Isabella TS Coupé 1959 (5272)

Borgward Isabella TS Coupé 1959 (5272)

Company: Carl FW Borgward GmbH in Bremen-Sebaldsbrück (Germany)
Form: Isabella TS Coupé
Motor: 1493cc straight-four
Power: eighty five bhp
Speed: 148 km/h
Output time: 1957 – 1961
Output outlet: nine,537
Curb bodyweight: 1075 kg

Particular:
– Responding to a profits drop of just about a third in 1955 and 1956, Carl Borgward resolved to make a additional gorgeous Isabella with a shortened roof line, now referred to as the Isabella TS Coupé.
– 4 hand created prototypes ended up nicely acquired by the press.
– Borgward gave a person of these prototypes to his spouse, Elisabeth, who would continue to travel it into the eighties.
– The manufacturing cars become the additional impressive TS engine with a Solex 32 PAITA carburettor.
– On ask for, the coupe was out there with (in that time) the common tail fins incorporated therein, when compared to the collection model, more substantial tail lights.
– Due to the fact Borgward all of a sudden arrived into fiscal issues (1961), manufacturing stopped in that 12 months. The manufacturing was sold to the Fabrica Nacional de Automoviles SA Monterrey (Mexico). They created from 1967 until eventually its individual bankruptcy in 1970 the Borgward P100, referred to as in Mexico the Borgward 230.

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Ford Tudor Convertible Coupé 1951 (entrance)

Ford Tudor Convertible Coupé 1951 (front)

Producer: Ford Motor Corporation, Dearborn, Michigan – U.S.A.
Style: Tudor Convertible Coupé
Engine: 3528cc straight-6
Power: one zero one bhp / three.500 rpm
Speed: one hundred forty km/h
Creation time: 1951
Creation outlet: forty,934
Control excess weight: 1430kg

Specific:
– It was designed by George Walter, typically identified as the “Cellini of Chrome”.
– These convertibles showcased the leading trim degree for Ford, which includes chrome window trim, chrome horn ring, two sunshine visors, armrests on all doorways and chrome strips alongside the lessen 50 percent of the overall body.
– Pointless to say, there was chrome at nearly each and every readily available site ☺☺!
– They have a unique steering wheel and total wheel addresses.
– The ’51 model became two scaled-down spinners on the horizontal bar of the grill i.s.o. a one huge spinner and the instrument panel was fully redesigned (all instruments grouped in entrance of the driver).
– The three-speed handbook transmission (common) could be equipped with a “Touch-O-Matic” (an computerized overdrive), which saved a lot of fuel, when a two-speed Ford-O-Matic transmission was optional.
– In the previous auto magazines it was known as “one particular of the most properly-proportioned cars at any time to arrive off the Dearborn assembly traces”.

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Ford Product T Depot Hack 1922 (1413)

Ford Model T Depot Hack 1922 (1413)

Company: Ford Motor Enterprise, Dearborn, Michigan – U.S.A.
Form: Product T Depot Hack
Motor: 2896cc straight-4
Electricity: twenty bhp / one.600 rpm
Velocity: seventy two km/h
Generation time: 1908 – 1927
Generation outlet: 15,458,781
Control pounds: 720 kg

Unique:
– Depot Hacks were being intended to have passengers and their luggage from the educate station, or Depot, to their remaining location, usually a hotel. These days, we connect with this kind of car a Taxi, which is what the term Hackney usually means. Hack is an abbreviated kind of Hackney. The words Depot Hack would later on be replaced by two other equivalent descriptive words, Station Wagon.
– The Depot Hack was not component of Ford’s catalog of overall body designs, alternatively independent corporations produced bodies and procured chassis from Ford. The bodies were being then fitted to the chassis and offered as complete units.
– On Oct one, 1908, the corporation released the profitable Ford Product T (also recognized as Tin Lizzie, Tin Lizzy, T‑Model Ford, Product T, or T), intended by Childe Harold Wills, Joseph A. Galamb and Eugene Farkas,
– At very first assembled in Piquette plant and from 1910 in the Highland Park plant.
– It was Fords very first mass manufacturing car or truck (instead of personal hand crafting). The chassis was drawn by employees on a carriage trough the factory. Afterwards, the sleds were being replaced by carts on rails and mechanically drawn (“electric strains”).
– This was not the very first manufacturing line with fully interchangeable elements ever (that was Olds Motor Is effective, Lansing, Michigan – United states with the Product R Curved Dash), but it was the very first time an entire plant labored with this procedure.
– The bodies were being continue to to 1919 from other producers, notably OJ Beaudette and Kelsey.
– It was Americas very first automobile with regular remaining hand steering, even though driving on the ideal was “the ideal way”.
– The ignition procedure used an uncommon trembler coil procedure to generate the spark plugs (used only for stationary fuel engines) but created the T extra versatile to use a range of fuels, like gasoline, kerosene or ethanol.
– The Ts in-line engine was the very first engine with a removable cylinder head.
– The transmission is a regular two-speed planetary device with a magneto positioned in front of the flywheel. This magneto equipped ignition present created in a established of stationary coils.
– A single experienced to have unique driving techniques in buy to keep the planetary gearing beneath regulate. So in numerous States you essential an additional / unique driver’s licence.
– The early models experienced a foot-operated transmission brake and hand-operated rear wheel mechanical drum brakes.
– An selection were being the “Rocky Mountain Brakes”, added exterior band brakes only on the rear axle.
– The parking brake is effective on the tie rods to the drum brakes on the rear axle.
– The suspension utilized a transversely mounted semi-elliptical spring for …