Issue 101-150: Crossword – Issue 102

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Across

7. Simca’s early ’60s 1300cc saloon – a good small car in its time (6)

8. Hysterical historical oddball from Sunbeam, 1901-4, with wheels set in diamond pattern (6)

10. Model name for many classic Buicks, notably the 1963-65 hardtop coupe (7)

11. Auto _____ was a German car-building combine noted for successful GP cars pre-war (5)

12. Part of the ignition of many classic cars, or an often used steel spring system (4)

13. Four-wheel _____ was a favoured cornering technique for experts in years gone by (5)

17. German car maker, part of clue 11 across (5)

18. 1964-67 Australian small car from Lightburn (4)

22. Rotary engine’s piston equivalent (5)

23. 1954-55 2-seater sports car based on and rival to the Triumph TR2, built by Swallow (7)

24. Model name for two classic sporting Sunbeams of the ’50s and ’60s (6)

25. Swedish truck maker, though the company had cars through to the 1930s (6)

Down

1. The D of the STD combine (7)

2. ’60s rear-engined compact Chevrolet; made Ralph Nader’s fortune (7)

3. Respected German industrial combine, car maker from 1900-40 including the successful FWD Trumpf (5)

4. Italian racing driver/motorcyclist/record-breaker, winner of the last Mille Miglia in 1957 (7)

5. The red triangle emblem graced these British cars (5)

6. Citroen’s up-market version of the 2CV – sold nearly 1.5m units from ’68-85 (5)

9. Plymouth’s ’60s ponycar rival to the Mustang (9)

14. Italian coachbuilder (1926-66) – its superleggera tubular steel frames with alloy bodies graced many great sports cars (7)

15. Designed Stratos and Miura (7)

16. Model name for several six-cylinder Opels through to the ’60s (7)

19. French name for an estate or station wagon (5)

20. Jag’s classic ’60s/early ’70s sports car (1-4)

21. French body designer, credited with Mercedes-Benz 230SL, plus the 1972 concept car that helped Italdesign shape the BMW M1 (5)

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