• Short Summary

    MINI-CARS ARE NOW FIRMLY ESTABLISHED AS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR CARS ON THE ROADS OF BRITAIN.

  • Description

    MINI-CARS ARE NOW FIRMLY ESTABLISHED AS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR CARS ON THE ROADS OF BRITAIN. NOW A CARAVAN CONVERSION HAS APPEARED.

    THIS NEW VERSION IS CALLED THE "WILDGOOSE", AND IS MADE BY A FIRM OF VEHICLE BUILDERS IN WORTHING, SUSSEX. THEY HAVE CUT THE ORDINARY MINI-VAN IN HALF AND REPLACED THE REAR HALF WITH A CARAVAN OF THEIR OWN DESIGN. IT IS MADE OF WOOD AND ALUMINIUM, AND EXTENDS VERTICALLY FROM ITS CLOSED POSITION TO GIVE STANDING HEIGHT THROUGHOUT.

    THE OVERALL LENGTH OF THE CARAVAN IS 13 1/2 FEET AND THE WIDTH IS 5 FEET 3 INCHES. INSIDE THERE IS EATING AND SLEEPING ACCOMMODATION FOR FOUR ADULTS, A COOKER AND A SINK, A WARDROBE, AN MORE THAN 16 CUBIC FEET OF CUPBOARD SPACE.

    ROAD TESTS CARRYING FOUR PEOPLE AND EQUIPMENT, GAVE COMFORTABLE CRUISING AT 50 MILES AN HOUR. THE COST OF THE CONVERSION IS APPROXIMATELY GBP400.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5YAMYIGVG4A7Y4GQMAMMHSCG5
    Media URN:
    VLVA5YAMYIGVG4A7Y4GQMAMMHSCG5
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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