Clas­sic crossword

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

An early pre–world War II model name for AC, also used as part of its com­pany name at var­i­ous times in the past (6) 8. Model name for Ford US in­ter­me­di­ate line from 1968 to 1976, in­clud­ing some big-en­gine mus­cle car vari­ants (6) 10. Maserati model built in var­i­ous forms from 1981 to 1994, usu­ally us­ing a forcedin­duc­tion V6 mo­tor (7) 11. Ford UK’S 1947–’51 V8 model based on a Bri­tish pre-war ver­sion of the US model 62 (5) 12. In­ter­est­ing Lo­tus con­cept car with Gi­u­giaro body de­sign from 1984 — only one was built (4) 13. Mar­que name used by Honda in some ex­port mar­kets for its lux­ury ranges from 1986 (5) 17. Bri­tish term for what in US English is a car­bu­ret­tor bar­rel (5) 18. Dutch shock ab­sorber / damper man­u­fac­turer, for some 60 years a mar­ket leader in its field (4) 22. Clas­sic Valiant sports sa­loon built from 1969 in the VF, VG, and VH se­ries — very pop­u­lar cars in New Zealand (5) 23. French au­to­mo­tive en­gi­neer­ing com­pany in both car and air­craft en­gine fields — it had con­sid­er­able rac­ing suc­cess with twin-cam voiturettes in the 1920s (7) 24. Don­ald ------ was an im­por­tant fig­ure in UK sports car his­tory from 1931 as a rally driver and a de­signer for Ri­ley and Tri­umph, and he ran his own sports car com­pany (6) 25. Nissan mid- to large-size lux­ury car built in eight gen­er­a­tions from 1969 to 2002 (6)

An­swers to last month’s crossword, No. 294 Across 7. 12. 22. Down 1. Pan­hard 2. Clas­sic 3. tread 4. tow rope 5. welly 6. Steyr 9. Con­naught 14. Go­liath 15. Chamois 16. Avenger 19. Eclat 20. Ap­pia 21. Elite 8. 13. 23. 10. 17. 24. 11. 18. 25.

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