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Classic Cars in Rhodesia



Make McLaren-Elva
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Ex David Prophet. Fitted with a Ford V8 engine, this car attained the SA Speed Record of 177.97 mph on 21 Oct 1967, driven by Bob Olthoff, as well as the National title for standing start 1/4 mile of 11.25 seconds. Olthoff had acquired the car in 1966 and in it won the 1966 and 1967 South African Sport Car Championship as well as sharing the Rhodesian sports car title in 1967. Acquired from Bob by Tony Figereudo of Rhodesia, owned c1973-77. Last seen in Zimbabwe in 1989 in poor condition, though the car is said to be in New Zealand now.
Model MK1
Chassis No. M1A-20-13
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References Nick Wood; Tony Figereudo
 
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