Lister Knobbly Concept

Discussion in 'Auto News' started by RocZX, Feb 25, 2019.

  1. RocZX

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    Think the name might need some work...
     
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  3. Dave A

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    Person A. "What motor do you use these days?"

    Person B. "A Knobbly."

    Person A walks away.
     
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    Now let's be fair here, it's just a concept name. It has to be attention grabbing in some way or another. I'm sure that if they ever built this it would have a more dignified label.

    Lister Bunnyhugs And Ballyhoo, for example.
     
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    A number of these Lister-Jags were raced in the US in the late 50's/early 60's, initially with great success. A few later switched to Chevy V-8 engines.

    Jim Hall's Chaparral 1 (built by Troutman & Barnes in Los Angeles) looked very similar.

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    Could be a potential beautiful car and useful where it never rains.
     
  7. McLaren

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    “Hey girl, come take a gander at my Knobbly outside”. :sly:

    *slap*
     
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    Race car? So it is not road legal?
     
  10. TexRex

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    I'm not aware that the revisited Knobbly has been so defined, but the car by which it's inspired was indeed a race car that may or may not have been permitted for road use in a time when countless sports racers blurred that particular line.
     
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    I misinterpreted the title of the article.
     
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    I thought that may be the case and withheld addressing that, but I thought it worth noting that "race car" doesn't explicitly mean "not road legal".

    :)
     
  13. VXR

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    As long as it has lights and registered it's pretty much OK for road use in the UK. Heck, motorbikes and possibly cars can get a daytime only MoT I believe, for running without headlights.