for decades. Despite development of the open-topped TSO, powered by a Corvette-sourced V8, lack of investment and low profit margins scuppered Stelliga's business plans. Marcos Engineering's press release says : Christian Fey emailed me to say the Luxembourg Rally photos are now online. The original 1800 and other 1960s and 1970s Marcos are still competitive in both FIA and HSCC (UK) historic racing series.. All in all we did have a wonderful weekend with a lot of fun, and Klaus Tweddell did show us Saturday evening his selfmade film from the I expect around 30 € per hour.Saturday evening we will have diner together and perhaps some MARCOS pictures / film / video near to the ring. (7) Website. Weight was 740 kg (1,631 lb) and disc brakes up front were standard, although power assist was an optional extra. Saturday will include the Concours judging, with other events to be confirmed. The Marcos GT was designed around Jem Marsh, who was 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m) tall, so while the car is extremely low and sometimes awkward to enter, it can still accommodate surprisingly tall drivers. President; Colin Feyeraband. Step inside the new Silverado 1500, Cruze, or classic Colorado. http://www.marcosforum.org/topic/4702/t/Ace-Cafe-London-Saturday-May-15th-2010-6-to-11pm.html I must get back there to see it again once it's finished! I'm in the process of arranging some musical entertainment for the evening, which may or may not include some Marcos & Morgan members getting up for a number or two. have backing from Serco for the race. The house band for the night should include the bass player from Eric Clapton's (early 1980's) touring band. Maarten Krikken sent me the following, regarding some interesting Marcos models which are available. National Show Organiser; Richard Partridge. Hope a lot of MARCOS will come and profit from this unique possibility to get in contact and drive through the "green hell". Sorry guys, I didn't win the handicap races, but was carrying an in car camera in both. For me the only known film showing the Mantis XP arriving on the truck to the paddock and in race. I didn't even know this was happening, but Ned Morris has been busily having the unique Mantis XP racer restored. Your Seguin, San Marcos, & Boerne, TX Chevrolet Dealer Alternative ValMark Chevrolet prides itself on taking care of customers, and they will go above and beyond to help in any way they can. Would you please amend your records regarding The Marcos Owners Club details. Currently, Prodrive has six World Rally titles and five British Touring Car Championships to their name. The car is basically in very good condition and needs some work especially for the damaged bonnet. The link you have listed was On Sunday 4th June we will be at Bristol Mini Day. As you can see in these shots from Gary Harman, the LM600 proudly wore the 50th Anniversary stickers at Spa. Exciting news from Marcos (and yet another indication of a return to the circuits?) participate. As a recipient of the President’s Award, as well as the J.D. 14th February 2004 : MOC Rally early in 2004 and open to all enthusiasts Great racing too, with Alfa Trofeo Series, Open BMW, 2 grids of E30 BMWs, our own Arrow Wheels series and an exciting AES TradeZone race featuring my own Marcos Volvo 3 litre. he won't mind me posting one shot of the car, which shows the painstaking work going on to bring this incredible car back to its original glory (and then some, probably, given it was originally a race We have been invited by the organisers of the ADAC Nordrhein Sport Pity the oil pressure warning light came on after three laps and I had to kill it and get towed in! Model Production of the Volvo 3 litre continued for the rest of the world, with these cars fitted with a four-speed manual transmission. More info on the Marcos Engineering website. - Melindi's (Calum's partner) exclamation marks - but perfectly justified!. The car is looking as great as it did at Prescott in 2010 and, although I was only there on the "Moving Motorshow" day on Thursday, I've seen photos Through Bryan Price (who's scale model collection of Marcosses is simply race, which is likely to run for around five hours, will start at The engine & gearbox are completly rebuilt. On 25th August 2005 : Marcos Euregio storms the 'Ring! Cor again in the Mantara, and secondly to be racing at Spa once more." Very exciting moment to drive with such cars on the "Ring". This two seat open top sports car delivers an unprecedented level of power, precision and style in the company’s 45-year sportscar history. the www. An initial run of 50 Mantis Coupes will be the first batch, to be followed (date to be confirmed) by 100 Mantis convertibles - The numbers will ensure that demand will Hope a lot of MARCOS will come and profit from this unique possibility to get in contact and drive through the "green hell". You can send the dates via Fax or Mail to Mrs. Berthold ADAC. This is close to Jct 2 on the M6. He then can make a number of kits in one believes that a class victory is a real possibility. One of our German Marcos Owners did give every team a special produced Marcos badge http://www.hotelnord.net The Marcos cars can be parked on a closed and guarded parking place.Unfortunately it is very short-dated, but this event will happen the first time on the Nürburgring and we got this afternoon the first informations and Maarten´s marriage and moving house does not allow him this year to arrange the Marcos Euregio Meeting. Diminishing sales and rising production costs were blamed as the major factors in Marcos' demise. The Saturday is as usual the Sprint at Curborough, and the Sunday is at Chatworth House. Also, there's news of the MOC 2005 Rally. - If not for B+B (although that is also an option - details available) then at least for the show on the Sunday? You can see all the photos at http://www.marcos-cc.de.vu/, but here are a couple of highlights! The car was street legal. Ray. We will be glad to see as many Marcos as possible and it would be very helpful to inform other Marcos owners & friends. A class win would be fantastic," he says. The entry level TSO is priced at £39,950 and delivers 350HP with a 5-speed transmission and 17 inch wheels. Other link from the Luxemburg Marcos website. In order to take away concerns of combining the Marcos Euregio Meeting with 'The Quiffster' has sent me the following regarding the chance to join the pre-24 hour festivities at Browse photos and search by condition, price, and more. the same day, the Flemish 'Mine Day' will be organised by the museum. 'Mantara' undertakes commisions, so if you fancy a unique Marcos slotcar  Successful in competition, the rather expensive 1800 sold very slowly, and after the first 33 cars the de Dion rear suspension was replaced by a live Ford axle. The second (from Dave's site) shows the suspension and rear chassis in 2008. Find new Audi vehicles for sale near San Marcos, TX. There is some interesting news for the model car enthusiasts among us. BIRMINGHAM, UK, 25th May, 2004 – Marcos Engineering Ltd ("Marcos") is pleased to announce the new Marcos TSO roadcar – making its debut at the Sunday Times Motorshow at the National Exhibition Centre In Birmingham. No time to fill in the details as yet, as still recovering from organising the race meeting, Nov 28th/29th at the brand new Hampton Downs race track, just south of Auckland, NZ. "Marcos is dead. The new Sierra trucks are professionally engineered to help you get things done in the suburbs of New Braunfels and the worksite. However, this one will be a little different - as we aim to provide the customers with some plastic cars to help brighten up their day. Please send me a copy or short mail, that you will come for a better organisation.  They sit on tubular steel space frames, have a higher ride height, and no headlight covers - all of this was in order to get US road certification. The "MARCOS Euregio meeting" will be this year in Germany in combination with the "Classic 2005" on the Nürburging first weekend in October.For the Marcos owners with Marcos cars we have a tent with special parking area within the paddock. I'm in the process of arranging some musical entertainment for the evening, which may or may not include some Marcos & Morgan members getting up for a number or two. FREE parking for non-kit cars go and send them of to who-ever has ordered them. Marcos items seem to be selling for high prices on eBay. Sauce from the original Giammarco recipe. Great racing too, with Alfa Trofeo Series, Open BMW, 2 grids of E30 BMWs, our own Arrow Wheels series and an exciting AES TradeZone race featuring my own Marcos Volvo 3 litre. They will be about double the strength the original ones, Then we machine one off depending on which side it will be Good luck to Calum and Cor and it's great to see Calum back in a proper car after wasting time with those tuned FIATs! Euser tested the car recently at Spa and came away very encouraged with the design work in the 60s and 70s if his health will allow him to fly. The car is basically … There seem to have been no V4-engined wooden cars made, although there is a few months overlap between the introduction dates. August 22nd 2003: Lockie back in an LM600! This lighter and more powerful model was also available fully built up. Feel free to browse our new car inventory, request more information about our cars, or set up a test drive with a sales associate. Roger Regards Car of Show. We have a 3000 watt Turbosound PA and a wide array of Class A valve amps at our disposal to choose from if anyone is interested in participating. 9th May 2004 : Marcos Scale Model news. Helmets are obligatory for driver and co-driver !!  The Ford V6 version achieved over 120 mph (190 km/h) on test and the Volvo-engined model was not far behind it, but the heavy cast-iron engines increased nose-heaviness in comparison to the four-cylinder variants. Stelliga has already started to wind down Marcos business operations, though he will retain ownership of the name. Could be a great time to plan a retirement visit to NZ! Mini in the Park is rapidly approaching. Im Gegensatz zu Le Mans gibt es keine Geschwindigkeitsbegrenzung durch ein Pace Car sondern wie bisher kann jeder seine Geschwindigkeit selbst vorgeben, nicht der Schnellste ist der Beste sondern der die selbst vorgegebene Zeit am Besten in den folgenden Runden egalisieren kann. All in all we did have a wonderful weekend with a lot of fun, and Klaus Tweddell did show us Saturday evening his selfmade film from the We have booked the space, but we need the cars / people. Marcos will fulfil existing orders of the TSO GT before its assets are sold off and factory closed.". Very short but very Founded in 1959 by Jem Marsh and Frank Costin - stick their surnames together and you'll come up with Marcos, see - the company fell into bankruptcy in 2000 before it was rescued by Stelliga. See you on 11 and 12 September Many thanks for your understandings and also many thanks for your interests in our meeting. We will produce them machined and ready to fit. 9th May 2004 : Marcos parade at Le Mans Received this a while ago from the Marcos Owners' Club - Hopefully things will be a little more active on this club's front. For sale is my marcos 1600gt wooden chassis car owned for the last 6 years , in that time the car has received a full body ,trim and sympathetic mechanical restoration . All in all we did have a wonderful weekend with a lot of fun, and Klaus Tweddell did show us Saturday evening his selfmade film from the Stuart / Zeke. I've pulled out all the stops to put a deal together," We wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Prosperous New Year. A Hotel is nearby for 49 € for the room and 6 € p.p. Click here to watch the piece and see stills from it. Getting to Capesthorne: Capesthorne Hall is situated just south of the A537/A34 crossroads, west of Macclesfield.  As a side note, six steel-chassied Marcos 1600 (with the Mark 2 "A711M" Crossflow engines) were built in late 1971 and early 1972. 26th May 2004 : Monster Marcos launched/Link with Prodrive We will enjoy lunch at the museum and have a guided tour (in English) in the (877) 264-2470. PS. papers. it looks a much better looking car than the TSO, with the front and back looking The circuit is also hosting a massive celebration of McLaren cars late January 2010, with many overseas cars already confirmed.  Cars were stockpiling in 1966, and after 106 (or 99) had been built, the 1800 was replaced by the Ford-engined 1500. It was clear very few people had any idea what this car was. They themselves had to call in the receivers only six months later. Engine options again included Ford's 3.0 Essex V6, 2.0 litre V4, and 1600 Crossflow. Ned Morris had carried through his musings when we visited his family and the XP and taken it out onto the Thunderhills circuit. You can buy a ticket for 1, 2 or 3 hours driving. Thanks for mention the "Euregio Meeting" under the link "Events" you will find more and I think better pics. There will be over 100 trade / autojumble stands and more than 120 club areas!! The MMOC have arranged to have a club stand at this event, which will take place at North Somerset Showground, Wraxall, a few miles off the M5 just south of Bristol.  Jem Marsh bought up spares and other parts at the liquidation sale and proceeded to run a company servicing existing Marcos, until he resumed production of Marcos kits in 1981. The V4 received most of the same standard and optional equipment (except the overdrive) and the same central bonnet bulge as did the V6 models; very few of the Marcos 2 litres still have their V4 engines, as a V6 swap is a rather quick job and makes for a much faster car than the original's 85 hp (63 kW). Der ADAC als Veranstalter hat einige Dinge geändert. Taking advantage of the existing design of the rare 2½ litre model, Triumph's 2.0 and 2.5 litre straight-sixes were also possible options. Christian Fey's been in touch to provide some more information and links about the 2005 Euregio and some great news for 2006. The Saturday is as usual the Sprint at Curborough, and the Sunday is at Chatworth House. Any questions, please phone or e-mail me, Roger Garland £4 for adults (over 16)* New Car Dealers Used Car Dealers. It includes access to all the attractions mentioned above except the Hall. The TSO R/T benefits from intake and valve train enhancements to increase useable horsepower without sacrificing drivability or fuel economy. The Committee Chairman has yet to be elected, the magazine and website have yet to be debated as to how they will move forward with the Club. Dough made fresh every day. - If not for B+B (although that is also an option - details available) then at least for the show on the Sunday? phenomenal Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit. Price not known yet and will follow asap. How about joining us and help "wave the flag" for MMOC?? Maarten Krikken sent me the following, regarding some interesting Marcos models which are available. About sixty US market cars were built, some of which were brought back after the US market dried up in 1970 and converted to RHD for sale in the home market. View our Honda of San Marcos inventory to find the right vehicle to fit your style and budget! Kiwi Marcos stalwart, Ray Green, wrote to tell me of the celebrations of the Marcos 50th Anniversary in New Zealand. Michael Royson has written to tell me that the 1800 owners in Sweden have made new trailer arms from high tensile alloy (SIS 2342-05 heat threated), sand casted. from one of the co-drivers a "fist shot" immediately after the event and he was the first. August 2008. a number of people asking for these cars (scale ca 1/10-1/12). is delighted to be back in international level sports car racing. doing this as a hobby, he has asked me to gather any interest/orders from This Aluminium Alloy block and head design is extremely reliable and lightweight. Driver and Co-driver must wear a helmet.Sunday will be one hour demonstration laps on the Grand Prix track and probably - not yet confirmed - a third time 4 laps on the GP + Nordschleife.Everybody who will send a picture of his car with some details to the car will be pubilished in the race brochure and the brand MARCOS will get a complete page for the history. unlikely to ever find another Mantis model). There is a new website at : www.swissmarcosclub.ch. Good luck to Calum and Cor and it's great to see Calum back in a proper car after wasting time with those tuned FIATs! stunning) I got in touch with TW models. The plywood chassis was glued together from 386 separate pieces and was not only light and strong, but also required a minimum up front investment to construct. When the Mantis arrived on it's trailer, all heads turn in unison as the Mantis slowly rolled by. http://www.adac-nuerburgring-classic.de/adac_deutsch/adac_nuerburgring_classic.html, http://184.108.40.206/nuerburgring.de/297.html?&L=1, For Friday the 30. Would you please amend your records regarding The Marcos Owners Club details. 01905 458533.  Max power is 140 bhp (104 kW) and aside from the badging, this car is most easily recognized by the large, central bonnet bulge necessary to clear the larger engine. Hope to see you with CLE 100H and a lot more Marcos owners with there cars. In return, the entire pedal set could be moved fore and aft with a knob on the dashboard. If you want to have booked the Hotel, let me know if you want a "single / double room" and "smoker / non smoker room". Power Dealer of Excellence, we couldn’t be prouder to help the great folks of the New Braunfels area drive away in the car … Als Club sind wir wieder herzlich eingeladen und unverändert erhalten wir zum Vorzugspreis von 150 € Eintrittskarten für 2 Personen zu allen Rennen, Tribünen sowie Boxe, Club Parkplatz innerhalb des Paddock sowie die Teilnahme an 2 Gleichmäßigkeitsprüfungen auf der Nordschleife inclusive offizieller Zeitnahme, Startnummern etc. No time to fill in the details as yet, as still recovering from organising the race meeting, Nov 28th/29th at the brand new Hampton Downs race track, just south of Auckland, NZ. the 917-10. "The TSO marks the return of the sharp, affordable, high performance V8 British sports car ", said Tony Stelliga, Chairman of Marcos Engineering." At first view looks very easy, but you should not forget you drive on the Nordschleife and the length of each lap is nearly 21 km. are only open one day a year, will be more than worthwhile. The car got a new chassis, parts of the body are new, engine and gearbox rebuild on a I have ordered a supply of tickets (at a considerable discount) and these should arrive within the next few days. Sorry guys, I didn't win the handicap races, but was carrying an in car camera in both. Last year a Mini Marcos was one of the "Best of Show" prize winners! Spa 1968 race. After testing and qualifying on Friday and Saturday, the Marcos Engineering is also pleased to announce it will be expanding operations into their own new 6,000 square foot facility at Prodrive’s Kenilworth site in Warwickshire. Just five years after being revived from bankruptcy by Canadian businessman Tony Stelliga, it has this week been announced that the British sports car company has gone into administration. Der Name wurde von "Classic" in "Eifelrennen" geändert. The TSO provides driving agility and impressive road holding due to extensive chassis development and testing under a partnership with Prodrive – a recognised leader in chassis dynamics, vehicle dynamic systems and powertrains. The link you have listed was Michael Royson has written to tell me that the 1800 owners in Sweden have made new trailer arms from high tensile alloy (SIS 2342-05 heat threated), sand casted. lunchtime on Sunday 31 August. I spotted over on Dave McGill's website that , Power for the 1500 is also 85 hp (63 kW), with the fragile Lawrencetune model having 120 hp (89 kW). Pity the oil pressure warning light came on after three laps and I had to kill it and get towed in! "The TSO marks the return of the sharp, affordable, high performance V8 British sports car ", said Tony Stelliga, Chairman of Marcos Engineering." 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