Beaulieu Behind the Scenes
Perfect weather for a run to the National Motor Museum’s Autojumble, followed by an entertaining and informative guided tour from Museum Manager and Chief Engineer, Doug Hill.
Cliff and Coral found time to explore the house itself…..….and photograph some Morris Minors.The late shift had to sit down on Jeremy Clarkson’s Fiat Panda stretched limoAll assembled outside waiting for the tour to startThen inside waiting for Doug to appearThis steam car took part in the Brighton run a few years ago (hence damage to wheels)Beautifully presented engine on what was, I think, a Bugatti. A few freeloaders seems to have latched onto our tour!
Doug explains the complications of driving veteran cars
Then started and ran this 4 1/2 litre Blower BentleyAnd yes, there was one!In the workshop explaining the inticacies of crankshaft refurbishment (some of the ladies starting to glaze over at this point.