One-off 62 spoke 16" Turino wire wheels
complete the rolling package.
Under the bonnet the Evanta DBR1 has a high compression 4.2-litre engine and has 16" wire wheels
fitted with special period reproduction Michelin tyres.
With big headlights and stainless steel wire wheels
, this example of one of America's finest cars has a V12 engine with 145 horsepower.
WITH its huge wire wheels
and gleaming bodywork, this two-seater was the perfect ride for the first ever boyracer.
The model features a custom metallic yellow, orange and brown paint job accented by a painting of what Huang calls a 'human panda' on the hood, gold-dipped wire wheels
fitted with whitewall tyres, and a new front bumper that incorporates a gold-plated square grille, a chain-link steering wheel, a custom dash, a wooden gear knob, new seats and yellow trim pieces that echo the paint job.
I emphasize patiently because impatient maintenance personnel sometimes go at it with screw drivers, electric- or air-driven wire wheels
, and other sharp devices--and before you know it you'll have a screw full of scratches.
This is reflected in the alloy-rimmed wire wheels
, hand guards, fog lights, crash bars, aluminium bash plate and very cool khaki green paint.
Series I had the same 3.8-1itre engine and gearbox as the XK150 it replaced, with independent rear-wheel suspension, disc brakes and wire wheels
He packed the car with top-of-the-range extras, including chrome wire wheels
with Avon tyres, a heated rear windscreen, a radio and Britax safety belts.
Factory-fitted extras included Selectaride suspension, Motorola radio, chrome wire wheels
and a Phillips Auto-Mignon record player.
At launch the E-Type cost pounds 2,256 15s, including purchase tax and the all-important optional wire wheels
, the equivalent today of just pounds 38,000.