Getting there Roy

Thanks to Roy Wood for his hospitality and fo showing us around his build. Having got the chassis to a driveable state, Roy is in the process of fitting out the body of his 2 litre Enigma.

Enigma is CKC Car of the year

The Complete KitCar magazine has awarded the Enigma their Car of the year award.

A comprehensive review of the car in their January edition includes numerous glowing comments such “The ride was a brilliant balance of composure and comfort, while the grip level was extremely high and the suspension control beyond reproach… and all delivered without a single rattle or creak from anywhere on the car”

NEC Classic car show

First day at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Car Show at the NEC and it was great to meet the Enigma team on their stand.

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Also there was Roy Wood, picking Malcolm’s brain for details for his MK3 build.

The silver car is a V8 softtop and the red one a 2 litre electric hard top

Enigma at the Classic Car Show

Once again the Enigma will be on display at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Car Show at the NEC during the weekend of 11th- 13th November. Pop along and see stand 3-557 in Hall 3

Second V8 through IVA

A couple of weeks ago we were up at ACL in Stockton and saw the first V8 Enigma that had just passed the IVA test, Malc has just let me know that the second V8 has now also passed the test, that makes eleven Enigmas with 100% pass.

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Inaugural meeting

With the Enigma crew in Manchester for the Manchester Classic Car show, the opportunity was take for a get together on the Saturday night and a very pleasant meal was enjoyed – eventually!
Present were Martin and Karen (taking the picture) Williamson, Malcolm and Jenny Badger and Mike and Karen Bennett. By the end of the weekend, the company had two reasons to celebrate – the passing of the IVA test for the first of the V8 Enigmas and an order placed at the show on the Sunday.
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Involuntary Crash Test

Kevin Roots, who as owener of Healy Cars USA is the distributor for the Enigma in the USA and Canada, had the misfortune of a head-on crash when a woman drove into his car at speed.

This made rather a mess of Kevin’s nice new left hand drive Enigma but the good news for us is that Kevin is alright and the Enigma stood up to the impact extremely well.

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The suspension on one side took the worst of it requiring the sourcing of some new components but the chassis is still perfectly straight.

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With a new front body section sent out from the factory, the car should be back on the road and doing the round of shows pretty soon.

National Kit Car Motor Show

There was a good collection of Healy Enigmas at the National Kit Car Motor Show at Stoneleigh over the May Bank Holiday weekend.

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The weather behaved itself on Sunday and Healy Designs took 3 new orders, Monday however took on a more familiar Bank Holiday appearance