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COSTIN AMIGO

2-door 2-seater sports coupé.

Frank Costin gambled that enthusiasts would want aerodynamic efficiency before low cost, but lost. Marcos-type monocoque wooden chassis (already dropped by Marcos!), Vauxhall VX4/90 mechanicals, and glass-fibre shell (including rear 'sail' panels predating XJ-S!), added up to 137mph with just 96bhp. Amazing, but the £3000 price tag killed it.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
1975cc (S4 OC) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1970 to 1972  
Number produced: