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Bob Purton

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Whats this?
« on: June 19, 2010, 08:31:49 AM »
Spotted at Portuguese rally. Never seen one before.
« Last Edit: June 19, 2010, 08:16:43 PM by Bob Purton »

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Re: Whats this?
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2010, 08:36:43 AM »
Judgeing by the look on the people behind the vehicle neither have they! I think it is the new Portugese Bank armoured car now they are skint again. To save money and stop the rest of Europe wanting the Euros back the guard is a Shetland pony with an Uzzi. It is getting treament I understand.
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Re: Whats this?
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2010, 08:42:11 AM »
It looks almost like modern retro. Quite nice, in an ungainly sort of way!
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Re: Whats this?
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2010, 01:23:13 PM »
It´s a Furgoneta Hispano (FH) called van built between 1956 and 1960 in spain. There were different models like pick-up trucks or open 4-seaters which were all powered by an air cooled twin-cylinder two-stroke Villiers engine with a top speed of about 100 km/h and 9 liters per 100 kilometers. Allegedly about 350-400 cars were produced and only very very few survived.
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Re: Whats this?
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2010, 05:41:25 PM »
Its lovely, thanks for the rapid ID!
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Re: Whats this?
« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2010, 05:24:43 PM »
I found another advertisment in my files. This time of the correct type
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Re: Whats this?
« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2010, 05:30:31 PM »
I prefer the van version, and it would be a useful vehicle, but not sure about  Hispano-Villiers engine being a good choice.
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