WHAT THE WINNER GETS: The first correct crossword entry drawn will win a Ring emergency kit containing hi-vis jacket, warning triangle and LED torch (worth £35.99), Ring Solar Powered Charger, Ring Onelamp and Ring Booster Cable. This great selection of items is ideal for when you are working on your car. Send your completed crossword with your name and address to CCW Crossword Comp (15 March 2017), Bauer Media, Lynch Wood, Peterborough, PE2 6EA. The closing date for entries is Monday 20 March 2017.
1 Country where the AC 3000ME was built for the final two years of its life (8) 7 An Eclat-based early 1980s release from Lotus (5) 9 Engine fitted to the Jensen PW, originally (7) 10 The front end of a motor car (4) 11 He designed the DeLorean (8) 13 These own-brand cars from Ford flopped spectacularly in the late 1950s (6) 14 Shapes we associate with TVR in the 1980s (6) 17 Decade of the Austin Ambassador (8) 19 The name behind the 1980s Clover (4) 21 High performance Mini version (6,1) 22 It gave us the 117 Coupé (5) 23 Motorsport in which the Audi Quattro became a legend (8)
2 Car frame (7) 3 Roof style of the Smokey and the Bandit Trans Am (1-3) 4 Makers of the Westminster (6) 5 Michelotti or Issigonis (8) 6 Luxury Honda marque which came to the USA in the 1980s (5)
8 Stately cars such as the Daimler DS420 (10)
9 Its models include the Safari and High Speed models (10)
12 The Jowett Javelin’s engine type (4-4) 15 Former Welsh marque (7) 16 The Paseo was loosely based on this Toyota (6)
18 Rootes _ , a major player in the car industry, once upon a time (5)
20 _ car, Ford’s Mustang was the archetypal one (4)