Express Wheels – 1966 Mark 4 Zephyr

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Owner: Pat Curry
From: Invercargill

When and why did you buy it? About 15 years ago. I always wanted a Mark 3, but this one came along cheap.

What is the vehicle’s history? It has spent most of its life in North Otago.

Have you altered it in any way? No, just a set of mags.

What’s it like to drive? It’s quite comfortable.

Where’s your favourite stretch of road or road trip? Central Otago is always good.

Top speed? I keep to the speed limit.

Best driving experience? Car club run to Christchurch two Easters ago.

Worst driving experience? Getting the family car beached getting on to a country road with all the family in it.

What other vehicles of note have you owned? Statesman, five or six Mark 3 Zephyrs and Zodiacs.

Best music to drive to? Pink Floyd or Led Zeppelin.

Describe your driving style: Very relaxed.

If you could go for a drive in any vehicle it would be a…? An Aussie V8 Supercar.

What was the first car you ever bought? A Ford Consul 315.

Do you belong to any clubs? Zodiac Zephyr Club (Southland).

Event: Zodiac Zephyr Club (Southland) Southern Connection car show, Ascot Park Hotel, Corner of Tay St and Racecourse Rd, Saturday, October 24, 9.30am-11.30am. Free entry, everyone welcome to pop along and have a look.

Engine: 3 Litre V6.
Transmission: 4 speed manual.
Colour: Glacier White.

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