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I don't think anyone has posted videos from this channel but it's one I've been watching for a few months and meaning to mention.

Harry was the founder of EVO Magazine and appears to have a large barn full of cars to play with.

Here are a few to get us started.

First one of my favourite cars. The Jaguar XJ12 Coupé


Another favourite. The Jaguar XJS V12. I tried to buy one of these from the Mintex test fleet when I worked there but missed out in the sealed bid auction. Probably for the best as it had been ragged up and down the Alps with the brake discs red hot. The dash was full of holes from the test instruments.

 

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Great find Jono :thumbsup:

As a previous subscriber to the magazine, the only car of Harry's that I ever really envied was his Clio Trophy 182.

I believe Harry went onto new ventures a couple of years ago - I wonder what he's up to now ? His story of how he founded and funded EVO is amazing.
 
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Great find Jono :thumbsup:

As a previous subscriber to the magazine, the only car of Harry's that I ever really envied was his Clio Trophy 182.

I believe Harry went onto new ventures a couple of years ago - I wonder what he's up to now ? His story of how he founded and funded EVO is amazing.
He has a farm but I don't know if he's a farmer. Here's a look around his barn last September.

 

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I've been following him for quite a while, having subscribed to Evo in the past.
He is a consultant to Jaguar SVO these days, and had a hand in the Project 7, SVO Range Rover etc. He always comes across as an ordinary bod (just happens to have a garage the size of a hangar which is full of cars, free fancy Jags on tap, and an 80 odd foot boat he charters in the south of the France). Oh, and a lovely farmhouse on a huge farm. And a collection of Paris-Dakar bikes. Poor chap.
 

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Really interesting stuff - thank you, Jono :)
 

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Nice 'little garage' he has.... :inlove:

Wouldn't mind taking the 750 Kawasaki or either of the Countach's for a 'spin', I'll have to watch out for the videos.

Ta Jono.
 

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I've been following him for quite a while, having subscribed to Evo in the past.
He is a consultant to Jaguar SVO these days, and had a hand in the Project 7, SVO Range Rover etc. He always comes across as an ordinary bod (just happens to have a garage the size of a hangar which is full of cars, free fancy Jags on tap, and an 80 odd foot boat he charters in the south of the France). Oh, and a lovely farmhouse on a huge farm. And a collection of Paris-Dakar bikes. Poor chap.
Maybe we should have a whip round for the poor fella :)
 
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Some good stuff to get through there when I've got time :thumbsup:
 

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Excuse my ignorance, but Harry who? Harry Worth? Harry Hill? Prince Harry? Uncle Harry? (Oh no, he never had a car and died years ago.)
 

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Still wading my way though these but this fella's great, a really refreshing change from a lot of the Yoo Toob car offerings we seem to have these days ...... why does he remind me of George Martin though? No matter, he's really interesting. The BBC should do a "Top Gear Classic" and get him presenting it. :)
 

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Excellent video, Jono :) He's such an interesting bloke.
 
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Something more exotic (expensive) and very yellow.

Somewhat familiar albeit with smaller dimensions --- ND ish
 
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