Coming soon: TG’s very own DeltaWing
And we’re going to try and take it all the way to Le Mans…
Posted: 29 May 2012
"The pod sections of the rear end are getting made out of an old MX-5 bumper, the pods on top from the Batboat off the telly [pictured]. I've got something from an eco house to make the nose cone, and those DeltaWing kick-ups on the rear are getting made from the air intakes off Alan Jones' 1975 Grand Prix racer. It just looks like a load of old rubbish now, but it'll work.
"I've got some Nissan on there, too. I found some rear window vents off an old Bluebird in a scrapyard - I'm using it on the bonnet as a cooling vent. It's not going to be fast though. There's only the 1.6-litre Ford Crossflow engine from the Westfield in it, and a four-speed ‘box. God knows how it'll be geared with that rear axle. 60mph is going to feel like 100 in that thing..."