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See Homepage. This page: An unloved Austin K9, plus more photos of unrestored, abandoned or scrap cars with other junkyard gems photographed 1985-2000.
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Picture of K9 from Austin

Austin K9.

More information on this Austin:

This was photographed behind a country garage in Cheshire c1992. Originally a military vehicle this K9 Austin had been converted into a breakdown recovery wagon. Judging by the flat tyres and faded paintwork it hadn't seen use in quite some time. Did HSV 863 get restored?

This section of oldclassiccar is full of photographs showing a mix of unrestored, derelict, abandoned, and scrapped old cars. Some cars are with enthusiasts awaiting restoration, others are dumped or seen in breakers yards. I don't have any more information on the classic Austin above, so all news regarding what happened to it, or the rescue of this particular K9 would be much appreciated.

All the photos, including this picture of an old Austin K9, are shown as a reminder of how old cars go to look once past their first flush of youth. Some of the scrapyards in this archive no longer exist, others perhaps survive but don't allow you to walk around them. And those that you can still get in probably don't have many classics in them any more. For more photos like this one of the K9, and similar old Austins, please visit the main scrapyard & scrap cars image page.

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