Ogle SX1000 (1962-64) Engine 1071cc S4 BMC A Series (Mini Cooper S)
Registration Number 163 TPD (Surrey)
Designed and built by David Ogle's design firm, the SX1000 was the companies second vehicle following a Riley 1.5 based car.
introduced in 1962 and Ogle design based on the running gear of the Mini. The conversion cost £550 plus the customer supplied base car. Later in 1962, complete cars became available with the 997 cc Cooper version costing £1176. Any of the Mini engines could be specified up to the Mini Cooper S unit which topped out at 110 mph (180 km/h). The cars were fully equipped and featured a padded dashboard for increased safety. It is thought that 66 were made, with Jack Brabham buying one for his wife Betty for their first anniversary. Sadly David Ogle was killed at the wheel of his own SX1000
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Shot 17.07.2016 at Shelsey Walsh Classic Nostalgia Meeting, Worcestershire REF 121-636