Car of the Month August 2011

Submitted by Pete Robinson

Here are some images of my ’81 1500 5 speed. The paint is not original (done by previous owner) but upholstery and interior now done to match, although I need to re-colour the dash and make it black.

Car of the Month July 2011

Submitted by Tony Cucci

I bought the car purely by accident as I wasn't especially looking for one. I buy and sell items on ebay, and I had accumulated some cash. One evening I was searching ebay when by accident I came across an X1/9 for sale. I thought wow, I remember them (when I was 19 I saw a green one with the roof off pass my house and ever since then I had wanted one). That was over 24 years ago, but I never did get one. So when I saw one for sale my memories of the X1/9 came flooding back. that was it, I caught the bug

Car of the Month June 2011

Submitted by Tiff Nowak

Bought from a classified ad on "Pistonheads", the car had been off the road since 2006, when it was vandalized and the quarter window broken. I trailered it home and it started right away with a bit of petrol down the intake. I rebuilt all the brakes and fitted a replacement window, gear stick and went through

Car of the Month May 2011

Submitted by Pete Thorpe

My X1/9 has the Lancia volumex 2 litre twin cam supercharged engine (uprated to give 10psi of boost), ported head, Lancia Beta 2000ie cams and DCNF 40mm carbs mated to a Lancia Monte Carlo gearbox,