ANOTHER ALL NEW "ELFIN" STORY
The idea of this website was crystalised when a friend overseas said they
would like to see the restoration progress on the Elfin from time to time.  Let
us begin.

Readers of this web site will see the very strong preference I have had for
Italian cars over the last 30 years but somewhere in the back of the grey
matter an idea was always lurking that it would be nice to own an Australian
car.

The choices are of course very limited outside the Australian built models of
the major manufacturers, but then by chance I happened to stumble on an
Elfin... and not just any Elfin but a
Mono....one of early racing cars built by
the prolific Australian company in Adelaide to the design of the famous
Garrie Cooper. Like many old car stories it was a case of being in the right
place at the right time. The story started when...
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In early January 2007,
with the trailer behind
the trusty Alfa, the Elfin
Mono was towed home.

The photo was taken at
Bordertown
approximately 300km from
Adelaide ... on 'our' way
home to Melbourne......
SOMETHING SPECIAL
The Alfa Romeo Guilietta SS was derived from Bertone’s early experiments
into aerodynamics using the Alfa 1900 floor pan to build the famous
BAT
cars. Ultimately Alfa Romeo expressed interest in racing and producing a
variant of these which lead to the 1300 Giulietta Sprint Speciale. The car
was not successful in racing but they went into limited production and later
had the engine size increased to 1600cc as the Giulia SS.
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The Giulia SS story will be continued....
The car is currently having a complete mechanical rebuild.
RESTORATIONS IN PROGRESS
  • Elfin Mono :

RESTORATIONS IN THE PAST
 
TOYS IN THE GARAGE
 
 
 
EVENTS

SPECIAL ARTICLES
    (Written by Ean McDowell - 1996)

    (Written by Ean McDowell - January 04, 2006)



    (Written by Lorenzo Marchesini - January 31st,
    2007 – Veloce Today)

    (Written by Ean McDowell - 31st August 2005 -
    Veloce Today)

    (Author and Photographer Mario Marchesini
    “Veloce Today” -18th April 2007)
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