Austin Seven

Austin Seven
It's not too often that one spots an Austin Seven parked in the street - especially since they're not generally fitted with an alarm, immobiliser, or even gear-lock. I looked around for the owner, but they were nowhere to be seen.

About four years ago a good friend of ours dropped off a broken-down Austin Seven at our home for safe-keeping. He had bought it for a song and had the crazy idea that he could make some money out of it. It turned out that it would cost him far too much to restore and so he ended up selling it for around R2000 (200 Euro).

If I remember correctly, the new owner wanted to cut it in half, down the middle, and make some kind of artwork out of it...

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