Courtesy of the Vintage Austin Register, long term Nippy owner Ann Lloyd in Canada writes: “When I was 21 (which is a big deal in Wales; key of the door and all that stuff) my father presented me with this Austin Nippy saying “If I had money you would get an MG. As it is, here’s an Austin Nippy with a speedy engine and a drip feed sump”, or words to that effect. I was at University at the time and having it was a blast. I called her Heffalump from the Winnie the Pooh stories as just like Heffalump … Continue reading 21st birthday Nippy kept for 60 years needs new owner
I bumped into a past owner of CPG 173 who is now running an Ulster. I note that it was linked to Essex club as recently at 2013, now Maroon in colour. Perhaps someone would like to get in touch if they’d like to know more of its early history – and send us a recent photo? Incidentally, we also have on file this image: Continue reading Where is CPG 173 body 499 now?
A past owner reminisces: It was mine in 1968, I rescued it from a burnt out building and it was in a bad way, but complete, and had a proper Speedy engine in it. Because Pitmans book of the Austin Seven described the sports model as having this engine I did not place a particularly high value on it – I thought at the time that all Nippys had it. But in fairness I was only 16 at the time! I last heard of it going through Edmonds Auction partially restored several years ago. I also had two 65 cars; I have to confess … Continue reading Anyone remember or own DTN 426?
courtesy of Peter Richards and 750MC; article by Ken Cooke. Click on the images for a larger display. The 1945 article on the same car below: And a John Moon article on carb settings: SaveSave SaveSave SaveSave Continue reading A book on the 1935 “John Moon Nippy” 210737