Aircraft inside: 1954 Dellow MK-V

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Dellow was a little company born in 1946 near Birmingham, UK, founded by Ken Delingpole and Ron Lowe: the brand is indeed made by their combined surnames. The company was specialized in selling and installing performance parts for the cars which went to trial races.

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In 1954 they started to use the new Ford 100E engine in both the Mkll and its new MkV (like this particular car), cars which had a special tubolar chassis and a streamlined body; it is said that such chassis tubes were made of rocket tubes from WWII fighter planes.

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This car was equipped with the Ford 100E engine, a four banger flathead which was enough to move properly these light cars. This particular car is in need of a total restoration and it is said to be the only of four lhd cars with a “stock” body, and that it was sold new in the U.S. (the seller provides also a photo of the boarding of the car on the ship). Find it for sale at £20,300 (today $34,000) here in Trieste, Italy.

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