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Only 100 of these cars were ever built.

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The Brough Superior Dual Purpose grew out of the successful motorcycle business that George Brough had developed in Nottingham.

It was known at the time as "the poor man's Rolls Royce." The Brough Superior car was definitely the vehicle to have at the end of the 1930s.

Click here... to see our photo gallery of the Brough Superior
Click here... to see our photo gallery of the Brough Superior
But the Second World War ended Brough car and Bike manufacture and only 100 of these cars were ever built.

The car you can see above, in front of Colwick Hall in Nottingham, might have survived only as a museum piece, but for the dedication of a team of Nottingham restorers.

The Pritchard family took on restoring the car two and a half years ago.

The car was originally built in Nottingham in 1939, by George Brough at his Hadyn Road works.

He sold the car to a Welsh doctor who took it to America in 1958.

It was discovered there in 1990 and brought back to Nottingham in a very sad state.

Imagine driving this vintage car around town on a fine day with the hood down!

Click here... to see our photo gallery of the Brough Superior
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