Spottedlaurel's photos


  • Where the action happens

    Not sure where I was off to so early, maybe the Toyota EC show at Billing?

  • Datsun Laurel duo

    I ended up owning this pair of Suffolk-registered Laurels at the same time in 2001. Both were sold new by Boltons of Ipswich, the blue one cost me £200 and the later silver one £100! The P-reg car had the 2-litre straight-six engine and 4-speed manual an…

  • 1976 Datsun 200L (C130), Elmswell 1996

    My first Laurel, a model which would become my favourite. And my first with the venerable Nissan straight-six engine. This one cost me £200 from Leicester. Not in especially good condition, the front wings were GRP and the starter worked off a bodged push…


  • Hillman Avenger 1500GL

    Another family cars from days long-gone, possibly the first brand new car my dad bought and the first one I really remember. Survived until the mid '80s, I used to see it regularly.

  • 1967 Ford Cortina Mk2 at Martlesham Police Skidpan

    Suffolk Free Press photo of my dad having fun. 20+ years later I did the same thing a couple of times, first in a Sunny then in a 160J.

  • Opel Manta 1900SR Rallye

    I'm looking pleased here, don't know why as this turned out to be a bit of a pup and I lost half of what I paid for it when I sold it a few months later. It still looked rather good though.