DOUG HUGHES

NZV8 - - FEATURE CAR -

AGE: 53

OC­CU­PA­TION: Op­er­a­tions su­per­vi­sor

PRE­VI­OUSLY OWNED CARS: Mi­nis, Mor­ris Mi­nors, Mk2 Es­cort, V8 Fal­con, VC and VK Com­modores, Mk2 Cortina; cur­rently own HSV GTO, VK Com­modore cir­cuit car, Ford Anglia, Ford Pop

DREAM CAR: Ford Pop — it’s an ad­dic­tion

WHY THE POP? I wanted some­thing cheap and cool

BUILD TIME: A year and a half, then eight months

LENGTH OF OWN­ER­SHIP: 19 years

DOUG THANKS: Paul Jeffs at Ad­signs; Daniel Woodgate at Sharps Au­to­glass; Don and Penny at Wai­whetu Auto Ser­vices; my two sons, Joel and Blair, for mo­ti­va­tion, sup­port, and brain­storm­ing ideas; and, fi­nally, the wife, for putting up with the ad­dic­tion

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