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St Patrick's Day? Have A Shamrock!

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No really. Built in Ireland during the late 1950s, it took American design cues to appeal to the US market. Sadly, it failed for it was heavily flawed. For a car as big and heavy as it was, it only had a 1.5L Austin A55 engine. If it had a puncture, you couldn't change the wheel without dropping the axle. And the fibreglass body panels were somewhat weak - corner too sharply and the door would fling open.

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Oh dear.

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