Clas­sic cross­word

David Cass

New Zealand Classic Car - - Automobilia - By Across 1.

Down-un­der mar­ket name for Honda’s N360/N600 mini­cars, avail­able in New Zealand be­tween 1969 and 1973 (5) 8. Ger­man name for an ex­press­way- or mo­tor­way-type road, first built in the 1930s when the Nazi regime took over con­trol of Ger­many from the Weimar ad­min­is­tra­tion (8) 9. Bri­tish coach­work stylist ac­tive from the 1960s through to his un­timely death in 1993 — 13 down is one of his stand-out de­signs (5) 10. Austin’s A90 con­vert­ible and sa­loon de­sign for the US mar­ket; alas, it sold only 350 units in Amer­ica and only 7981 al­to­gether in its 1949–’52 pro­duc­tion run (8) 11. Model name for sev­eral Vaux­hall, Opel, and Holden su­per­mi­nis and small / mid-size fam­ily cars from 1979 in sev­eral gen­er­a­tions (5) 12. Ab­bre­vi­a­tion for the crated cars / car parts shipped to New Zealand for lo­cal assem­bly through to 1998 (1,1,1) 16. UK man­u­fac­turer, 1937–’59, noted for con­sid­er­able sport­ing suc­cess, in­clud­ing a Monte Carlo Rally win, Bri­tish Hill­climb Cham­pi­onship, and third place in a 24 Hours of Le Mans race (6) 17. Slang word for ‘su­per­charger’ (6) 18. Noted Bri­tish mo­tor­cy­cle com­pany; its clas­sic mod­els in­cluded the Por­cu­pine and 7R rac­ing bikes (1,1,1) 23. Ro­tat­ing part in many types of me­chan­i­cal com­po­nen­try, in­clud­ing ig­ni­tion and elec­tri­cal sys­tems, su­per­charg­ers, and Wankel or ro­tary engines (5) 24. US ve­hi­cle mar­que as­so­ci­ated with Willys; in 1915, the com­pany was the sec­ond largest man­u­fac­turer in the US (8) 25. Well-en­gi­neered Bri­tish sports coupé de­vel­oped from the Mini Mar­cos; it sold well through the 1980s, un­til fire closed the fac­tory, but the mar­que seems now to have foundered af­ter spo­radic at­tempts at pro­duc­tion (5) 26. UK glass-fi­bre-bod­ied sports coupé built 1967–1973, usu­ally with Cortina GT en­gine (3,5) 27. Latin word for ‘swift’, used as a model name for Vaux­hall’s six-cylin­der saloons from 1948 to 1965 (5).

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