Tag: V8

GN JAP V8 Special

GN JAP V8 Special

This is Richard Scaldwell’s GN JAP V8 Special. It’s an outrageous mini-beast. Info on the GN here, this particular car here, and the engine here. (photos)

Update 03/04/2020: Here’s a nice shaky video to really give you a feel for things!…

Bell Aurens Longnose – Land Rover Special

Bell Aurens Longnose – Land Rover Special

I’m indulging myself in a morning of automotive absurdity. Walk with me. This is the ‘Bell Aurens Longnose’, a Land Rover of sorts, but more of a yacht. It’s massive, but then it was intended to run on the 27l Merlin engine used in the Spitfires back in WWII, however they were forced into installing a Rover V8.…