This man is making a Rover 75 out of clay - to launch it off a rollercoaster in Cannock Chase
A Birmingham artist is making a lifesize clay model of the last Rover 75 to leave the Longbridge plant – so he can launch it off a 10 metre high ramp in Cannock Chase.
Keith Harrison has been awarded £30,000 to develop the project, called Joyride.
He’s close to finishing the clay model, which will be launched into the unknown at dusk on September 30 – and he wants everyone to join in on its final journey.
It’s a very personal project for Keith, who grew up visiting Cannock Chase and living in Rubery and for whom “the Austin” meant work for most of his family.
His mother, grandmother,... read more
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