New Zealand is a small country with a small population but they don't like to be ignored or dismissed. No surprise then that in Kiwi culture the art of One-upmanship is well and truly alive. The Sunbeam Maori is a perfect example and for once it seems they've succeeded in topping the rest of the world, BRAVO NEW ZEALAND! see:
Car is in Victoria, Australia by the looks of it.
Price is right. I might just have to snap that baby up.
I would prefer something with an American engine, like this Allison.
Ralph - Looks like an "Allisopal" with the "performance package"!
There were a number of marine applications powered by maoris also
There's a '23 T Bucket for sale on eBay that is powered by a Boeing 502 turbojet. It seemed really neat except when I read that it idles at 17,000 RPM and burns half a gallon of fuel per minute while idling, LOL.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Ford-Model-T-with-Boeing-Turbine-ONE-OF-A-KIND-23-Ford-T -Bucket-Powered-by-Boeing-TURBINE-JET-Engine-/301265933457?forcerrptr=true&hash= item4624d95491&item=301265933457&pt=US_Cars_Trucks#ht_785wt_1362
I saw that car. Not a Model T part on it. Not legal for street use. No title of any kind.
says it runs on Jet fuel, kero, most anything. LOL
It's glorious I've seen and heard it run in person
Wally McNair who built it is very talented. His son has built a 1930's Invicta type replica powered by an inverted Gypsy Moth aeroplane motor-The sound and performance are spine tingling. Wally's partner Anne races a 1909 Darraq race car