Replica Jag to go on display at car show

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A retired company director hopes to exhibit the replica he built of a Jaguar sports car at The Yorkshire Post Motor Show and Classic Car Rally.

David Nutt spent two years working on the Broomstick replica of the 1950 prototype Jaguar XK120, assembling the kit car and adding parts sourced from car boot sales and auto jumbles.

Mr Nutt, 77, first came across Broomstick Cars in a magazine article.

He said: “I could not believe it was possible to build such an accurate copy of the original car. So I placed an order within two weeks.”

Hundreds of cars will be on show at The Yorkshire Post Motor Show and Classic Car Rally at Harewood House, Harewood, near Leeds, on Father’s Day, June 21.

To book tickets call Harewood House Box Office on 0113 218 1000 or visit www.harewood.org/whats-on/event/fathers-day-classic-car-motor-show/. People can save 10 per cent by booking in advance. To enter a car, contact Karen Cross on 0113 238 8201 or email karen.cross@jpress.co.uk.

The deadline for entering a classic car has been extended to June 12. People can also find out more about the show by visiting www.yorkshirepostmotorshow.com.