My car is a 3 litre V6 Ford Essex engined, steel chassised Marcos, built at Bradford-Upon-Avon, Wiltshire in 1969 and one of the earliest steel chassised cars.
Living with CLE 100H
Click on the icon below for a few anecdotes
Above : Some shots from the Original 3 litre brochure
Below : The original 1969 Marcos colour chart - Thanks to Bob Blanchard for these.
Below : A 1970 Advert for the Marcos 3 Litre
A brief summary of CLE 100H's previous owners and what little I know about them (in most cases).
If you are, or know, any of these people get in touch.
|3rd November 1969 - June 1972||31||Paul Beaton, Stanmore, Middx||Original owner of the car in beige!|
|June 1972 - December 1972(?)||6||Edward Cox, London SW6|
|December 1972 - March 1974||15||Bernard Dodge, Dawlish, Devon|
|March 1974 - April 1975||13||Robert Westlake, Torbay, Devon||Probably resprayed the car Green with white pinstripes|
|April 1975 - November 1976||19||Lee Denton, Newton Abbot, Devon|
|November 1976 - March 1977||4||Nicholas Baird, Aldershot, Hants|
|March 1977 - November 1981||44||Konrad Wolosz, Beckenham, Kent||Resprayed car red and changed engine.|
|November 1981 - December 1982||13||Charles McKinney, Beckenham, Kent|
|December 1981 - March 1987||Jem Marsh Performance Cars||The story is that the car was left for work by the owner, who then went abroad. Eventually the car was seized to cover the cost of the work and storage!|
|March 1987||1||Joseph Gough, Northwood||Not a fan of the V6 - Thanks for posting on the Guestbook Joe!|
|March 1987 - October 1987||7||Edmund Marshall, Catford|
|October 1987 - May 1988||7||Jonathon Cozens, Brentford|
|May 1988 - February 1989||9||Andrew Boddington, Reading||Sold the car to me to replace it with a Porsche 944.|
|February 1989 - Date||Me!||Resprayed car green in 1992|
Many thanks to Konrad Wolosz (now resident in Switzerland) for this shot of CLE 100H just after it was sprayed red.
Above : When CLE 100H was retrimmed we found lots of confetti behind the seats - This was Konrad's wedding and the car is covered in carnations!
This is what our friends and family did to the Marcos, when we used it as our going away car at our wedding, 1990.
CLE 100H out of the garage for a bit of tidy up, April 2008