Rover initially found fame in the late 1800s as an innovative manufacturer of pedal bikes, followed by motorcycles at the turn of the century. After switching their attention to automobiles post-1904, the company soon became a byword for solid yet conservative engineering, making the release of their then-radical P4 range in 1949significant on many levels.
In a fi eld full of other Massey Ferguson 35s, an Industrial variant will stand out easily for its bright yellow colour. However, there are other differences too, which can make them more difficult to restore. Nevertheless, James O’Neill was determined to do this one justice, as it’s been in his family for almost forty years.
The Mercedes W123 is one of the most legendary of all models built by the German manufacturer, and they are a popular choice on the classic scene here in Ireland. However, this ex-Irish government car from 1982 has a unique history, and today is cared for by a group of military vehicle enthusiasts.
The swansong of a once-great manufacturer, the Sunbeam S7 and S8s were underdeveloped by the factory yet highly distinctive, even radical for their time, and nowadays their foibles have been mitigated by technology and caring owners.
When launched at the end of the 1940s the Volkswagen Type 2 van, known as the, Transporter, Bus, Microbus or Camper, depending on the market being supplied, opened up a whole new marketing challenge for its main competitors. Since then it has become a transportation icon, leading enthusiasts like Eddie McNally to restore and cherish them.
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