Monday 25 July 2011

The V8 Boys Auto Show

The V8 Boys held their annual car show at the Queen's Park Savannah on Sunday 24th July, with the TriniMinis taking their spot near to the classic Volkswagen Beetles.  Take a look at our photostream of the show to see the fine assortment of autos on display, or view our video clip of the Minis.

Sunday 17 July 2011

The Domino Pimlico

Photo credits:  At left Simon; at right: Matt Gaze Photography
A kit car company is one that produces car parts or body shells of a specific automobile which the consumer assembles onto a working chassis.  Domino Cars (GB) Limited was one such company which manufactured fibreglass bodies for the Austin Mini from 1986 to 2007.  The Mini models were called the Domino Pimlico, Premier, Premier Plus, HT, HT-ES (made from carbon and kevlar composites), Pickup and Pickup Crew Cab.