MAURICE WILKES DESIGNS THEN BUILDS THE FIRST VW BEETLE BUT ROVER DEEMS TOO RAD.
MEET MAURICE WILKES' SCARAB- 7HP REAR MOUNTED 60 DEGREE OHV FAN COOLED ENGINE "V" TWIN ON COIL SPRINGS AND LADDER CHASSIS OF 1931
Hans Nibel Chief Engineer of Daimler-Benz and Ferdinand Porsche pay the Rover stand at Olympia Motor Show a visit, Porsche gets out his note book and starts drooling scribbling... the rest is history.
Rovers prototype car for the people, shopping under the hood engine in the boot... just too freaky cleaver for Rover
HURRICANE OPHELIA IS KNOCKING HYSTERICALLY AT MY WINDOW TO COME IN- I WILL BUY THIS EXCITING SCARAB EVEN IF SHE DID OVERHEAT, MADE HARSH NOISES AND FARTED- IF SWEPT BACK IN TIME TO 1931 FIRST IN THE QUEUE £89... PLEASE GET OUT OF MY WAY FERDINAD!
ROVER PLEASE DUST OFF YOUR PATENTS AND RELAUNCH THE FEROCIOUS SCARAB CLASSIC NOW!