1967 George Begg Daimler

Built in mid-1967, the highly versatile Begg Daimler is a true “Grandpa’s axe” car that has appeared in many guises.


This vehicle first appeared powered by a Chevrolet V8 engine and was initially driven by George Begg’s very first driver, Barry Keen, before stints at the hands of Leo Leonard, Laurence Brownlie and Lindsay Tosh. It was later powered by a 2.5 Daimler V8 engine – actually, the engine originally intended for this vehicle. It was a successful, well-known and quite handsome competitor seen around the South Island racing circuit, before George Begg brought it back to use as a test vehicle for his foray into F5000 racing.

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