Historical ‘WellsWheels’

… here is the ‘list’ of powered wheels owned by us over the years:

I actually feel a little embarrassed about this list  – looking back, I sense a lot of waste. Everything made sense, at the time!  The list represents our passion for ‘wheels’ so I will not list the boats we have had!  Look forward to receiving comments!

Two Wheels

  1. BSA Bantam 175cc
  2. AJS 350cc
  3. Honda CX500
  4. Kawasaki 1000GTR
  5. Royal Enfield 500 Bullit
  6. Honda 90
  7. Yamaha 125cc 2 stroke model?? – crashed
  8. Yamaha 750 Virago

Four wheels

  1. Austin Mini 850 – evolved into our first rally car
  2. Austin Healy Sprite 1098cc
  3. Austin 1100
  4. Austin Westminster
  5. Alfa Romeo Alfasud
  6. ARO 4×4
  7. BMW 1.6
  8. Citroen Dyane
  9. Citroen D Super 5
  10. Citroen CX2000
  11. Citroen Visa
  12. Citroen BX diesel
  13. Commer Caravanette
  14. Datsun 180B Estate
  15. Deutz Tractor
  16. Ford Escort Mk1 (Rally car)
  17. Ford Capri 3000 Mk1 – used initially as road car — became rally car
  18. Ford Escort MkII Mexico
  19. Ford Escort MkII Harrier
  20. Ford Cortina 1300 auto.  (taken in part exchange when selling Imp! – but used as road car – even though it was pink – no shame!
  21. Ford Granada Estate 3000
  22. Ford Transit
  23. Fiat 500 (bought for production car trial)
  24. Fiat 128 Coupe
  25. Fiat 128 3p Coupe (x 2)
  26. Fiat 124 Sports
  27. Fiat X19
  28. Fiat Marea Estate
  29. Fiat Multipla
  30. Ginetta G15 (my ‘best’ cars always seem to break on me!)
  31. Hillman Imp (x3)
  32. Hillman Husky (previous to the ‘Imp’ version)
  33. Isetta Bubble Car (BMW) (Janet owned this before we were married, but accepted as ‘WellsWheels’!
  34. Iseki micro tractor
  35. Lada  – Rally car
  36. Lancia Fulvia Coupe
  37. Lancia Beta HPE
  38. Land Rover LWB (bought for move to France)
  39. Land Rover Discovery
  40. Lotus Éclat
  41. Massey-Ferguson Tractor
  42. MG Midget (x2)
  43. Morris 8 (1936 model – 1st car, but sadly never passed MOT)
  44. Morris Minor Convertible (split screen)
  45. Morris Marina Estate
  46. Mini(s) built for rallying – actually cannot remember how many actual different cars
  47. Mini-Bug – home built from a kit
  48. NG special
  49. Nissan Patrol
  50. Opel Manta Berlinetta
  51. Opel Manta Coupe MkII (x2)
  52. Opel Corsa
  53. Opel Kadett (Astra type)
  54. Opel Ascona Saloon
  55. Opel Ascona Estate
  56. Opel Rekord Estate
  57. Peugeot 504 Estate
  58. Peugeot 505 Estate
  59. Porsche 924
  60. Reliant Kitten!
  61. Renault 5
  62. Renault Fuego
  63. Renault 21 (x2)
  64. Renault Kangoo (x2)
  65. Renault Twingo MkI
  66. Renault Trafic
  67. Renault Express
  68. Renault Modus
  69. Rover 75
  70. Saab 96 V4 (x2) used for road and Rallying
  71. Saab 99 (x2)
  72. Saab 99 Turbo – for rallying, but never used in anger
  73. Saab 99 Combi
  74. Skoda Estelle (x4)  – primarily for Rallying, but but did use on road
  75. Suzuki Samurai 4×4 Diesel
  76. Subaru minivan  (early tandem transporter!)
  77. Toyota Liteace
  78. Triumph 2000
  79. Triumph Vitesse
  80. Vauxhall Nova SR (x2)
  81. Vauxhall Chevette Estate
  82. Vauxhall Astra GTE
  83. Vauxhall Viva
  84. Volvo 145 Estate
  85. VW Beetle 1500
  86. VW Variant
  87. VW Van(s)  actually have recently bought an old T4 to transport our tandem! (x3)
  88. VW New Beetle – not actually new when we got it!
  89. VW Passat (x 2)
  90. VW Camper Van
  91. VW Golf GTI

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