Remember the Benley with A Spitfire engine thread

  Quickbeam 06 Mar 12

(now locked), well here's the road test on Top Gear with it pitched against a 48 litre Heinkel bomber engined.

Tommy Vs Fritz

  Quickbeam 06 Mar 12

It's about half way in if the Top gear set get on your erm ...back.

  interzone55 06 Mar 12

Whilst watching the same show, make sure you catch the off-road motobility scooters

  bremner 06 Mar 12

The motorbility scooters were in a different episode

  interzone55 06 Mar 12


Sorry, you're probably right. we've been away for a couple of weeks and watched the last three episodes of Top Gear over the weekend...

  morddwyd 06 Mar 12

Is the Rover with the jet engine still in the Science Museum?

I had the same model, a P4 Cyclops, fitted with a Land Rover engine.

Didn't have quite the same cachet!

  Aitchbee 06 Mar 12

Jeremy was like a little boy, with his hands grasped on that 'hula-hoop' of a steering wheel...oh I forgot, he IS a little a big man's body.

Thanks QB.

  Noldi 06 Mar 12

I thought the German car was quite good very basic and looked a lot of fun to build. It was alive popping and banging flames, smoke it had it all.


  Woolwell 06 Mar 12

mordddwyd - Jet 1 and still at Science Museum as far as I know.

  Strawballs 07 Mar 12

5th gear did a program with a man who put a merlin engine in a Rover SD1


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