Paul Clark

About Paul Clark

I have been in the motor industry all my life and despite spending 20 odd years with Datsun/Nissan, remain a GM man at heart.

Part 4 The Top Ten | Mini Cooper S | Part 1 of 2

By |2019-07-09T20:01:54+00:00Jul 4th, 2019|Categories: Performance Saloon Car History, Ten Years Of Thunder|Tags: |

This is # 4 in the top ten Performance Saloon cars of the 1963 – 1973 era. The Cooper S range of Minis opened a new world of performance for small saloon cars and set in motion a track and rally heritage shattering previous convention. #4 THE MINI COOPER S

Part 3 The Top Ten | The Renault R8 Gordini.

By |2019-07-09T20:01:48+00:00Apr 15th, 2019|Categories: Performance Saloon Car History, Ten Years Of Thunder|Tags: , |

I have selected the top ten from the era – mid 1963 to end 1973. The choice based on my heartfelt memories of the times…and some may be a surprise… read on #3 - In our list of early Performance cars.... The Renault R8 Gordini. 1296cc R8 GORDINIS IN THEIR

Part 2 | The Pontiac GTO | 1963 – Ten Years of Thunder

By |2019-07-09T20:01:42+00:00Jan 9th, 2019|Categories: GM, Performance Saloon Car History, Ten Years Of Thunder|Tags: , , , , |

I have selected the top ten from the era -  mid 1963 to end 1973. The choice is based on my heartfelt memories of the times … and some may be a surprise… read on.  2nd Place In our list of early performance cars THE PONTIAC GTO You Be

Part 1 | The Lotus Cortina MK 1 | 1963 – Ten Years of Thunder

By |2019-07-09T20:01:16+00:00Dec 30th, 2018|Categories: Performance Saloon Car History, Ten Years Of Thunder|Tags: , |

I have selected the top ten from the era -  mid 1963 to end 1973. The choice is based on my heartfelt memories of the times … and some may be a surprise… read on. #1 In our list of early performance cars THE LOTUS CORTINA MK 1 A

1963… Then Ten Years Of Thunder

By |2019-07-09T20:01:30+00:00Dec 7th, 2018|Categories: Performance Saloon Car History, Ten Years Of Thunder|Tags: , , |

Defining events seldom come in greater numbers…it’s 1963…. the Beatles, Rolling Stones, Stereo, FM radio, Drive-in movies and Roadhouses, JFK and the (very hot) Cold War, Boeing 707,s, The race to the moon, Martin Luther King’s dream… and a portent of springbok rugby, H.O. de Villiers the school rugby captain… It was a hugely

Firenza Can Am

By |2018-06-23T08:22:19+00:00Jun 19th, 2018|Categories: A Different Corner, GM, Performance Saloon Car History|Tags: , , , , |

THE CHEVROLET FIRENZA CAN AM WAKING FROM A DEEP SLEEP Part One This series of posts can best be read in conjunction with other blog articles on this site:            ‘NO OPTION BUT TO OPTION’….And… ‘FORDOMINATION PART 3' These stories give a picture of the macro GM status

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