Clas­sic cross­word

David Cass

New Zealand Classic Car - - Automobilia - By Clues across 7.

A car, not a painkiller! Name of Reliant­de­signed sa­loon car sold in Tur­key — there is a New Zealand con­nec­tion with the Anziel/crowther project of the late ’60s / early ’70s era (6) 8 and 19 down. Fine US car, 1928–’40, us­ing Ly­coming or Con­ti­nen­tal eights or sixes, plus a cen­trifu­gal su­per­charger in 1934. (6) 10. In­flu­en­tial Fi­at­de­signed Au­to­bianchi sa­loon (1964–’70), look­ing rather like BMC’S ADO16 de­sign (7) 11. Aus­trian com­mer­cial/car com­pany, its 1960s high-per­for­mance Fiat 500 vari­ant, the Puch, was a suc­cess­ful mid-1960s rally car — re­ally! (5) 12. Pres­sure-ac­ti­vated check-valve sys­tem used to con­trol fuel delivery in high-per­for­mance two-stroke bike en­gines (4) 13. Flat-four FWD big Lan­cia, 1976–’84; the nicest of the range was the fine-look­ing coupé (5) 17. Lan­cia again, this time the 903cc small car built from 1939 to 1952 (5) 18. Fa­mous Czech mo­tor­cy­cle maker, for many years pro­ducer of su­per speed­way bikes, also briefly built Dkw-based cars pre World War II (4) 22. Model name used for some mod­els in Austin’s 1930s 12/4 and less suc­cess­ful 12/6 ranges (5) 23. Noted more re­cently for trucks and buses, this north of Eng­land com­pany pro­duced splen­did lux­ury straight-eights in the ’20s, and the Aussie 1970s P76 car (7) 24. Swiss coach­builder, ac­tive from 1927 to 1970, with no­table good work on Alvis bod­ies (6) 25. Model name for the stripped-down smaller-en­gined ver­sion of the Van­guard, built by Stan­dard just be­fore its end in the early 1960s (6)

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